Friday, June 5, 2009

Sunshine Yellow Inspiration For Your Home

For the weekend, I thought I might start everyone off
with some sunshine. Yellow can really brighten up
almost any space. Of course the shade of yellow you
choose will greatly impact the overall ambience and
outcome of the space. This hallway is bright and cheery
with fun words stenciled above the frames to echo the
sentiment of the cheery yellow.

Here's a more modern take on the yellow blended
with a sassy zebra rug and shades of white, black
and grey which make for a wonderfully modern
color combination.

The yellow is modern, but the furnishings are more
traditional mixed in with antique pieces. It's a great
juxtaposition to mix contemporary colors with antique
pieces and design.

This room is gorgeous. Although much of the room is covered
in yellow, the shade of yellow is just right. It's also tempered
by neutrals, corals and whites.

This is a great example of how the hue you choose of a
color can make a huge difference. This is a much more
traditional and country like style. The hue of yellow
here is muted and has a brownish tint to it.

I personally really love this particular shade of
yellow. It has a golden hue to it, sort of like
goldenrod flowers. I'd love to stay in a guest
room like this in the attic!

Great example of how you can mix a multitude
of colors against a yellow background. This room
is a bit more bohemian and artsy in it's color scheme
and different textures.

This kitchen has a ton of personality and character.
It looks like it belongs in the countryside. Super
homey and inviting.

Love the pink tub next to bright yellow tiles!

And we end with a bang! A super duper - in your face kind
of yellow. Not everyone can handle this bright of a yellow,
but it's certainly fun to look at.

Hope this post starts you off on a cheery weekend!

Photos from Country Living