Kirsten Grove

Runway to Color Palette: Mixing Yellow

When life hands you lemons, it’s best to make lemonade. When life hands you a lot of yellow, it’s best to pair it with other colors so that you’re not living in a land of sunshine and sunflowers. Though some may love a tidal wave of yellow, I think it looks pretty paired with colors that can compliment the yellow hue. This ensemble below is breathtaking and so accessible for an interior space. Starting with a neutral backdrop and building upon these colors can create a modern and timeless space. Here’s the look:

Products: Kartell Chair, Floral Knob, Ombre Velvet Pillow, Kate Spade Pitcher, Coat RackFor even more finds inspired by this palette, go here.

Color Inspiration: Jacket.
Paint an entire room using Philipsburg Blue for a moody, classic look.

Color Inspiration: Shirt.
Ice Mist is a pretty white to use in ceramics, wood pieces and even upholstered pieces.

Color Inspiration: Shirt.
Use pops Bold Yellow in furniture pieces (like shown above) and fabrics.

Color Inspiration: Skirt.
Another gorgeous accent color to use in accessories and even curtain panels is Orange Nectar.

Bonus: Add Universal Black for another anchor color.

Photo via The Cut. Paint via Benjamin Moore.

3 Responses to “ Runway to Color Palette: Mixing Yellow ”

  1. love yellow, just a little goes a long way.

  2. Hi I have a small bathroom fixture are light gray
    floor is tile while gray large double sink cabinet oak w mirrowed cabinets above row of lights above one window facing west counter top maroon…ugly . I would like to use yellow. I am willing to paint anything even the wood cabinets. Ideas pease.

  3. Hi Gloria,

    Painting the cabinets either a soft yellow or a vibrant yellow would be super fun!