The green woodpecker is the largest of the three woodpeckers that breed in Britain. It has a heavy-looking body, short tail and a strong, long bill. It is green on its upperparts with a paler belly, bright yellow rump and red on the top of its head. The black ‘moustache’ has a red centre in males. They have an undulating flight and a loud, laughing call.
This woodpecker is an amazing creation. The intricacy of the pattern and color placement is incredible, with the way its charcoal and white flight feathers mimic a stripe accent band against a muted lime green body, polished off with a touch of reddish-orange on its head like a cap.
In my opinion, this particular bird has more of a masculine feel, and so the space I was inspired to begin creating is more masculine as well. I love the idea of a deep charcoal paint throughout the space with a pop of the reddish color on the ceiling, giving our space its very own cap.
- The patterned fabrics chosen mimic the feather pattern throughout the bird, and the stripe not only adds a different scaled pattern but also establishes the entire color palette. I included a warm woven gray to add texture and further solidify the masculine feel of the room.
- This rug perfectly reminds me of the beautiful colors of the green woodpecker, with more muted version of the grays and greens just like the bird.
- The table lamp further brings in our green color and the amber accent reminds me of the woodpecker’s beak.
- These candlesticks remind me of the texture of the tree the wood pecker is about to attack.
- I love the clean lines and texture in this velvet sofa, and the texture further plays off of the tree as well.
- The acid green color in these vases are great and the abstract pattern reminds me of branches.
- This mirror was chosen because it feels masculine and I just love the texture on it.
- Artwork is the perfect way to play off of a color palette and continue rhythm throughout a space. This particular pair not only has a masculine, but also a bit of a deep woods feel to me. The sun is perhaps peeking through the forest and shining off of the rocks.
- Dark and rich neutrals seem to invoke a masculine feel, and for that reason I went with a gray neutral with a green undertone for the walls and then will bring in the pops of color with the other elements in the space.
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