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Bright ideas to fit yellow into your décor scheme – Yummy Yellow Spring Summer 2017 Design Trends
Use sunny fabrics to add instant cheer.
No matter what the dominant colour in a room may be, a pop of yellow is always a good choice. A plumped up yellow pillow on a living room chair, a pretty yellow roman blind framing a kitchen window or a yellow patterned throw draped across a guest room bed can add just the right amount of cheerfulness to any room in your home.
Pick yellow paint to lift the spirit.
Winter blues got you down? Cheer up buttercup—yellow can bring you up again! Every colour has a psychological value. Pale yellow paint has a positive, sunny effect on the mind, influencing your mood and creating harmony and joy in your surroundings. Yellow is a great colour for a kitchen. It can be the pick-me-up you need to start your day on the right foot. A breakfast nook is the perfect place for yellow walls or bold yellow chairs, paired with a white table. It is not advisable to use bright yellow in a bedroom however, as it can make it difficult for you to sleep. Pale yellow is best in a room where you want to induce relaxation.
Capture sunshine in a bottle (or a vase, or a lampshade…)
Decorative yellow accents, such as a vase on an office bookcase, towels in a powder room, or kitchen decanters, are all great ways to bring yellow sunshine to your environment. A yellow and white chevron duvet cover in a guest room, bright yellow side table in a conservatory, pale yellow lampshade in a baby’s room, or bold sunflower painting over a mantel can be easy and inexpensive ways to brighten up your home and make a room appear more inviting with bursts of joyfulness.
Yellow can blend with any style.
If you love country style décor, bold yellow goes wonderfully with barn board, sisal rugs and butcherblock countertops. A decorative yellow star on a gallery wall, a vase of yellow daffodils on the kitchen table, or a bowl of lemons on a dining room sideboard are all great touches that work to bring the warm sunshine inside.
If your décor scheme is fresh and modern, a geometric yellow and grey area rug in the family room, trendy yellow armchair in the living room or abstract yellow painting in a home office are great ways to keep your home current.
When choosing yellow furniture, match the feel of the room―a chippy yellow dresser would look great with hardwood floors in a country setting, while a bright yellow office chair would pair nicely with an acrylic desk in a modern and chic home office.
From playful to polished, yellow is a sunny choice.
Experiment with various shades of yellow, from pale butter, to deep canary or mustard. Imagine a nursery wall in the softest tone of yellow with pops of turquoise or navy blue. Picture a black and white formal dining room with one yellow accent piece bringing the room to life. Vary the saturations of yellow in your space so that a room that’s elegant does not end up looking cheap.
Take a walk on the sunny side and discover yellow for yourself!