The verdict is in and the experts over at Pantone announced last week that Emerald is the 2013 color of the year. Described as "lively, radiant and lush," emerald is a rich jewel tone that can be found nearly everywhere - after all, green is the most abundant color in nature. While I don't foresee brides donning a green dress down the aisle, expect the bold color to be at the forefront in decor, jewelry, accessories and floral.

And with the March 2013 release date for Disney's Oz The Great and Powerful right around the corner, I can't think of better timing for emerald to make headlines - I'm sensing wedding theme and color ideas galore! It's not easy being green,