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The color yellow captures attention with its energy. This summer hue can be used in a variety of ways, from the small splash of color in an accessory to a roomful of yellow-painted walls.


Even amid all of the bright colors in this room from Everything Fabulous, the yellow in the flowers, the tabletop and the frames on the wall stands out and pulls my eyes throughout the room.

yellow_industrial_rugThis industrial room from apartment therapy gets a jolt of balance and brightness from the yellow area rug.


A Punch Of Color shows that one can never get enough yellow—the wallpaper is amazing.


Look at how yellow ties Alkemie’s room together.  The artwork, candles in the fireplace, flowers and even the carpet is a shade of canary. 


Design Therapy gives us a cool palette with a bold bar of yellow.  Just one stripe is enough to give this room the wow factor.


Feeling the heat? This room from design *sponge showcases a buttery yellow.


By framing wall paper and adding matching pillows, Jackie Von Tobel zests up a space, simply.


The goldenrod accents and gold faux painting bring light into this House of Turquoise room designed by Benjamin Dhong.


The touch of yellow in the curtains and accessories in this room from Made by Girl shows that a small amount of brightness can have a big impact.

This weekly roundup makes me want a bowl of lemons in my kitchen.  How have you incorporated yellow into your home?


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6 Responses

  1. watercolor says:

    yellow? It's the red or the white that is the focus in that photo. I didn't even notice the yellow until I looked for it.

  2. CeeJoy says:

    Instead of using yellow as an accent color, I've used a very pale,creamy yellow as my wall color. It's pale enough to be a good neutral backdrop in many of my rooms…..it's a little more cheerful than using the beige/brown tones that are so popular.

  3. CplusE says:

    I don't decorate with a lot of yellow, but right now a red ceramic vase full of golden sunflowers in a prominent spot add just a touch of that summery color to our great room (just like Ceejoy's avatar — hi Ceejoy!).

  4. Diane0003 says:

    Love yellow, like the white room with touches of yellow love bold paintings in first room red vase sunflowers, love the light involved inall rooms.

  5. Jenna says:

    Sunflowers are the blast of color (and cheerfulness) that many rooms need. Great choice :)

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