Sun kissed faces of kids laughing, running through fields of wildflowers, chasing fireflies as the day turns to evening. Soaking up every last moment of summer, before returning to school in the fall. Like the buttercups blowing in the warm breeze, that represent youthful energy, happiness, optimism and new beginnings. These are the memories that bring us back to that carefree state of mind.
Yellow is traditionally thought of as a “happy color” that interjects a sunny warmth into a space. This vibrant tone can be a little intimidating to use in an entire room. A little goes a long way, but the beauty of yellow is that it works perfectly when wanting to add a bold contrast.
A touch of yellow can be the pop of color that brings a modern monochromatic room to life. For a more bohemian style, try sunny yellows with shades of plums & vibrant pinks. Looking for a rustic vibe,…pair warm yellows with browns, earthy greens and off whites. While powerful alone, it works surprisingly well with a variety of color combinations.
Have fun with yellows in areas that could use a happy pick me up. Wouldn’t laundry be more fun in a cheerful space? Try introducing pops of color in dramatic art, accent furniture, rugs and other home décor.
If you are wondering about how to introduce this sunny hue into your home, here are a few of our favorites: