5 Yellow Kitchen Decor Ideas for the Color Adventurous!

Yellow kitchen decor ideas to brighter your favorite space.

Bring yellow kitchen decor ideas into your space for a brighter and fresher home.

Many people are completely comfortable using yellow for those much-needed pops of color, but not as comfortable using yellow decor as the main color. That’s a darn shame. Yellow has a enough personality to be the star of any room in the house, and especially in the kitchen.

Yellow Kitchen Decor Ideas for Making Yellow the Star of Your Kitchen

1. Yellow Walls

Think outside the kitchen for yellow walls. The key is choose the right yellow for your space. Let your decor style guide you in your choice of wall color. A brighter canary yellow might work better for a more retro kitchen, while a soft buttery yellow might work better for a more contemporary styled kitchen.

Another favorite yellow kitchen decor ideas is to choose a patterned yellow wallpaper to be the focal point of the room. If you aren’t sure about the allover wallpaper impact in the kitchen, choose one wall as a accent wall that can act as the dramatic focal point.

2. What Goes with Yellow? Color Combos to Love!

One way to control color in any room is to utilize color combinations and it’s the same for the kitchen. For a really bold look, combine bright yellow walls with bright pink accents. For a more calming combination, consider a soft yellow table and chairs with pastel turquoise walls. Think about what other colors you like with yellow and how you could incorporate those combinations in your kitchen.

3. Statement Furniture Pieces Always Work

If you aren’t sure about committing to yellow paint or wallpaper, but what to bring more yellow kitchen decor ideas into your kitchen, adding statement furniture pieces is one way to do it. Add pieces individually or collectively! Don’t be bashful about adding color. A painted yellow sideboard and table and chairs could really tie your yellow kitchen together.

4. Yellow Flooring and Rugs

There are two ways we love to bring color into a the kitchen–with a painted floor or with a colorful throw rugs. One solution is definitely more of a commitment, while the other let’s you dabble with incorporating color into your kitchen.

5. Home Textiles That Pop

Another way, and often less intimidating way, to add yellow is with home textiles. From blinds and curtains to tablecloths and cloth napkins, get creative with adding yellow to your kitchen. This is a quick way to adopt any color trend without a whole lot of time and money! Plus, it’s one way that apartment dwellers can add a color trend to their kitchen too.

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Jen Wallace

Jen Wallace shares her indie life by writing about making, creating, cooking, learning, playing, decorating, and pretty much anything else that strikes her fancy from indie biz tips to the modern history of the American hemline.