Your Colors: Stick Around, Sunshine

The sunny days of summer are truly coming to a close. But you can earn sunlight — or the appearance of it — continue year-round with the addition of yellow to your inside. Whether you live in Alaska or experience the occasional overcast day in Los Angeles, the brightness of yellow will constantly leave your space feeling sun-kissed and happy. There are many inexpensive ways to sneak into the shade and produce a noticeable difference. Have a glimpse through the next photos for a bit of yellow inspiration.

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Start your yellow makeover by painting your walls. Paint is one of the easiest and cheapest design suggestions, and it can transform your space. It is sometimes a tricky colour to get right, however: experimentation with several colors by painting large swatches in your wall. You’ll want to find a feeling for how each shade interacts with your furniture and your area’s light through the day and day.


Take your room’s makeover further by reupholstering your furniture in a complementary shade, like purple. The yellow will become a more different, creating your room both sunny and spectacular.

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To get additional dimension, paint yellow stripes. This is a great trick for tight spaces or people who have low ceilings. If it’s the former, horizontal stripes will make the room feel wider. When it’s the latter, go with vertical for the appearance of additional height.

Tara Seawright Interior Design

Want to actually pull in sunlight? Paint the ceiling yellow! This unexpected touch provides an otherwise conventional kitchen a contemporary punch.

Elad Gonen

Swap out your dining table chairs for yellow ones, particularly if your dining room is based in neutrals. Neutral platforms allow the boldness of yellow to take centre stage.

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Be the first of your friends to have a glowing yellow sofa. Neutral surroundings also help diffuse the brightness of yellow, therefore this sofa feels complementary rather than overwhelming.

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Emily Antique Yellow Side Table – $169

If new chairs or a couch are somewhat out of the budget, sneak in a more compact slice of yellow furniture. I love the antique feel of the table.

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Or, simply swap out your bedding! Irrespective of the gray exterior, if you wake up in brightly colored sheets such as these, are always going to be starting off your day with sunshine.

Contemporary Duvet Covers And Duvet Sets – $195

This geometric yellow duvet from Jonathan Adler would appear incredible in a bedroom with profound gray walls.

Just Perfect!

You can’t beat the ease or instant effect of throwing a yellow throw over your mattress! Your wardrobe is able to help you discover the right shade for your area. Toss your yellow clothes in your bed to see which works best!

Eileen Kathryn Boyd Interiors

Produce a cohesive theme by peppering distinct places on your room with yellow. Start with a neutral base, then coating in yellow through accent chairs, throw pillows and curtains.

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You may even just focus the colour in little accent. Place them around the area so the colour is pulled throughout: when the eye sees something really bright, it begins looking for a connection elsewhere.

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Hand Felted Yellow Pillow – $55

This throw pillow could be a excellent place to start. Its felt and detailing complete gives it wonderful texture.

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Ceylon Lamp | Bungalow5

If you’ve got a bare side table craving a sign of yellow, consider a lamp like this. Such a daring colour on a mid-century silhouette is a sudden twist that will bring in style and a sunny glow.

Atmosphere Interior Design Inc..

Another simple way to sneak in yellow: artwork. Pick a dark frame to glowing out the brightness.


Figure Art Print by Leigh Viner – $28

This beautiful piece will include only the yellow your space is craving. Leigh Viner is a remarkably talented performer, and prints of her work are extremely affordable.


Your eye likely shot directly into the yellowish accent chair in this area, but I wish to point out the way the designer included a yellow theme throughout the bookshelf. This is such an easy way to produce a sunshine feel without shelling out a lot of cash. Peruse flea markets or used bookstores for publications with yellow spines, then sprinkle in yellow accessories for variety.

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The easiest, most economical way to market your space with yellow? Lemons! When life hands you lemons… you get sunshine, right?

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