Saturday, September 27, 2014

Color Crush: Mustard Yellow

First- sorry, it's been days since my last post. No worries though, I've got lots of a new things to show you tomorrow including a couple pieces I picked up at a tag sale today and can't wait to get going on.
      So autumn is undeniably upon us here in Connecticut. The leaves are proving to be especially sensational thus far. The nights are cool and crisp, and every front porch is now dotted with pumpkins. I know I always go on about spring and all it's wonders, but lately I think fall's become my favorite season. Nothing captures that rich warmth of the season like the saturated glow of mustard yellow. It's such a pleasantly spicy color that brightens up any space. Here are some of my favorite interior uses of it currently:

These stairs are so incredible. 

I love the pop of mustard here against all the white and black elements.

A mid 19th century Shaker step stool in a stunning shade of mustard yellow.

This looks like just about the comfiest place to read a book ever.

This is my new desktop background. How pretty!

A totally doable way to try out mustard- with towels and mats in the bathroom.

Oh my goodness this antique cupboard is outstanding!

Nothing like a brightly painted front door to welcome guests into your home!

The combination of aged mustard yellow and chipped white wrought iron is spectacular here.

Proving that mustard is not too rich a shade to go on the walls. Look how sophisticated this space is!

This looks so much like my new antique cupboard!

Boy, If I found a velvet sofa as beautiful as this one, I'd likely need to re-decorate my house around it!

And here I am last night donning my mustard yellow scarf,and yellow and plaid shirt, next to my yellow cupboard and in front of my yellow barstools. 

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