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House Beautiful is all about green as the March 2012 Spring Color issue gives readers dozens of easy ways to bring the hue into their homes. From decorators’ favorite shades to fantastic rooms that will make you green with envy, the magazine shows readers why they should be keen for green.

“As the pages of our March issue attest, there is an astonishing spectrum in green, from citrus to aquamarine,” says House Beautiful Editor in Chief Newell Turner. “Green has many moods—romantic, happy, calming, mysterious—and there is no other color more natural. Before spring arrives, I find myself starved for color, especially all the greens. Who isn’t amazed when trees explode in every shade imaginable?”
Housebeautiful.com will help readers get in the swing of all things green beginning this week, when the site will feature photos of 40 green rooms, advice from bloggers about decorating with green, green products under $50, exclusive videos, and earth-friendly tips for going green.

The March issue of House Beautiful is available February 15. Highlights include:
Color: Favorite Greens (page 22): Twelve major players in design, including Bunny Williams, Michael S. Smith, and Barbara Barry share the shade they love the most.




A Mix of Greens Is Lush and Natural (page 60): A verdant abundance that takes its cues from nature.  Interior design by Meg Braff.

Minty Green Is Fresh (page 72): Interior design by Fawn Galli.

The Green Album (page 80): Ten rooms that make us green with envy, with interiors by Steven Gambrel, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Katie Ridder, Amelia Handegan and more.

50 Ways to Bring Green Home (page 98): From rugs and benches to tea cups, toasters, and trays, House Beautiful offers myriad ways to go green.

Readers are encouraged to look for special blue smartphone icons that appear on select features throughout the issue.  By scanning the items or pages with the Digimarc Discover app—a free download from the iTunes store or Android Market—readers can unlock behind-the-scenes videos and special additional content.

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