Minty Fresh Finds (my new spring color crush)

Last August, I posted about my coral color crush. I’m still loving coral, but I’ve also got a new crush on the color mint. It’s everywhere right now. Last week at Target, I couldn’t get enough mint. I bought a set of four mint green dip bowls, a mint green photo frame and a decorative minty milk glass bottle (none of which are available online, unfortunately).

Speaking of Target (and this is no April Fools’ joke), am I the last one on earth to know about the Target debit card?! When the cashier explained that it’s not a credit card (instead it’s linked directly to your checking account) and that the rewards for using it include 5% off your purchases, free shipping at target.com, pharmacy rewards and 30 extra days for returns – I signed up and saved 5% on my cart full o’ goodies. I can’t imagine why anyone who frequents Target wouldn’t sign up for this. You can sign up online or just take a blank check with you the next time you go to Target and they’ll sign you up right in the checkout lane.

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Enough about that – back to my new color obsession. This shade of green has a great vintage/retro feel, but is very fresh at the same time. It screams spring/summer. In fact, it makes me crave a mint-chocolate-chip ice cream cone. I’m not one to commit to trendy colors in a big way (like painting all my kitchen cupboards mint), but I do love to incorporate seasonal pops of color via accessories like pillows, candles, kitchen towels, etc. Here are a few minty fresh finds from around the world-wide web…

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1. Love Print Pillow Cover in Mint  $23
You know about my pillow disease, right?

2. Vans Canvas Authentic Shoes in Beach Glass  $45
A white tank top, a pair of cut-offs and some comfy mint green shoes. Ahh… summer.

3. Set of 6 Glass Tumblers  $33
These make me want open shelving and/or glass cupboard doors in my kitchen.

4. Mint Green Sports Watch  $19.90
This fun watch plus a few gold bangles would make a great arm party.

5. Racerback Tank Top in Atlantis Green  $19.99
I’m a sucker for a drape-y tank that camouflages the midsection.

6. Zigzag Rug  $19-$199
This casual rug would look great in almost any room, from a bathroom to a nursery.

7. Lily Earrings  $39
Surprisingly lightweight for their size, these are some of my favorites from the S&D spring line.

8. Set of 6 Mint Green Vintage Spoons  $18
Why don’t they make utensils this cool anymore?!

9. Instax Mini 8 Camera  $85
Instantly prints credit card-sized photos. How clever.

10. Kitchen Cart  $49.99
This would be great in the bathroom, too. Or a child’s room. Or a craft room. Or…

11. Appellation Utensil Jar  $28
Simple, pretty, practical.

12. Nails Inc. Nail Polish in Botanical Gardens  $9.50
Love this pale minty shade.

13. Jambu Surf Sandal in Lt Grey/Glass  $79
If you’re looking for vegan athletic shoes, Jambu offers several stylish options.

14. Set of 6 Wooden Picture Frames  $48.50
I love the slight color variation in this set. Would make a great gallery wall!

15. Scout Table Lamp  $39
I recently moved our bedroom lamps to the entryway. Thinking about replacing them with two of these retro-style lamps.

16. Mint Green Paper Straws (50)  $8.00
Lately, I’ve been using paper straws clustered in glass jars for kitchen decor.

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