Associated with Light, energy and positivity, the colour Yellow is very much the colour of Spring…
Springtime, a time of optimism and anticipation, of rebirth and a return of light and warmth, sighs! Associated with Light energy, positivity and creativity, the colour Yellow is very much the colour of Spring and most of us feel it’s positive energy as soon as we spy the first daffodils appearing.
The most important thing when thinking about using Yellow for interiors is to choose the shade of Yellow that resonates with you the most. That may be a daffodil yellow or perhaps you are more drawn to a mustard or maybe an acid Yellow. Even once you have identified your shade there is also a limit to how much Yellow you can use successfully before it starts to have a negative effect and so it’s probably always best used as an accent colour. Accessories are the best way to add yellow in small doses here are a few of my current favourites.
Easy to swop in and out as the seasons change and they add an instant pop of spring to the room. My top current favourites
Top left; cotton Yellow tassel cushion by Rockett St George. bottom right; Tassel cushion by Heals, right; Yellow Bee cushion, H&M Home
Add a splash of Yellow with some Art, there’s no reason why you can’t swop art around to different areas so that you see more or less of it according to the season. I love this sailing boat print with its yellow sails by Surfaceview
Left; Pelican of London, Richard Sibley, Surfaceview; Right; The Impossible Eggs, Mike Skidmore, Artfinder
Add a sense of Spring lightheartedness by adding some fun accessories, these are some of my current favourites.
Top left; Artificial Budgie, Rockett St George; bottom; Hourglass, Zara Home, Right; Upcycled, one-off quirky vintage china, AlijoeDesigns
Its time to break out the Yellow, have some fun…