7 Earthy Olive Green Color Palettes

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Olive green is a muted, earthy green color with brown and yellow undertones that people tend to associate with nature and health. Of course, olive green gets its name from the color of the unripe fruit of the olive tree.

Olive green color palettes have been used for ages in art, fashion, and design and you can even see it being used way back in the Renaissance period art where it was often used in landscape paintings.

In this post, you will find a collection of olive green color palettes to inspire you and give you ideas if you are deciding on a color palette. Each color palette comes with a color code table which includes a swatch and hex color code for each color.

Olive Green Color Palettes

Olive green tends to work well in monochromatic color palettes blending well with other shades of green making them ideal for nature journaling. However, it also works really well with reds, maroons, deep purples, and even pinks! And I’m not going to lie, creating these color palettes made me more than a little bit hungry!

The Monochromatic Sage Green Color Palette

I don’t think you could start any olive green color palette collection without a picture of an olive tree! So here you go!

Monochromatic olive green color palette

Olive Green and Yellow Palette

Shades of dark olive green and olive brown combine beautifully with yellow and grey colors to create this beautiful color palette!

Yellow and dark olive green color palette

Olive Green With Dark Purple Accents

Mother nature has once again inspired an amazing color palette! A deep purple-red color is contrasted against dark olive green. Add a dash of pink for a softer accent color!

Dark olive green and purple-red color palette

Olive Brown And Maroon

Some like it hot! Combine olives with chili peppers and you have a spicy combination of flavors. The color combinations work well together as well! Click here for more maroon and burgundy color palette ideas!

Olive geen, red and pink color palette

Olive Green With Bright Red Accents

Just like the previous two olive green color palettes, this one also combines different shades of red with olive green. However, this palette takes red to the extreme with this very bright pop of color! I think it works really well!

Olive green palette with bright red accent color palette

Olive Green And Brown

If you are looking for a natural color palette for your journal with a rustic feel then this one might be what you are looking for. Natural shades of brown and green are combined to create the perfect combination of colors!

Olive green, brown and beige color palette

Olive Green And Tangerine Orange

At first glance, this color palette appears to be just another monochromatic green color palette, however, throw in a very vibrant and bright tangerine orange and you have a color palette that is unusual and eye-catching!

Olive green color palette with tangerine orange accent color


Olive green color palettes are a great choice if you are wanting to create a natural earthy vibe! Would you like to see more color palettes that use olive green? Let me know in the comments section below!

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