18 yellow decor buys to brighten up your home this winter

From pastel to bright yellow, these yellow decor home buys will bring only the happiest of vibes to your home this season

Yellow Decor: yellow lamp, yellow soap dispenser and yellow vase on yellow background
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Whether you choose yellow decor for your home in the form of accessories, a print or even a charming snuggler seat, you'll be nodding to all the happiest of vibes. Even the most naturally bright homes need a pop of color to shine, and yellow might just be it.

When we say yellow, we're taking everything from mustard to pastel yellow and all shade inbetween. Pick a yellow to suit your taste and use it to bring a sense of happy to your home decor. 

We've handpicked a range of beautiful yellow home decor buys, for everywhere including your bathroom to your kitchen and living room plus your bedroom. These finds include soap dispensers, throws, tablecloths, vases plus more. To inject a new lease of life into your home, no matter the time of the year.

Yellow rooms can create both a comforting and sociable atmosphere, making it an ideal color for a bedroom, living room, even kitchen or entryway. Bring a happy glow to every room with light, airy or deep yellow tones and you're sure to shift your mood, even when it's very grey and very cold outside.

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Yellow home accessories and furnishings can fit in seamlessly to most spaces. This color makes a good pairing for grey living rooms and more neutral spots also. 

Use your chosen hue as an earthy accent, teamed with other naturals and materials such as rattan, warm toned wood and artisan ceramics for a cozy, folksy feel. Or combine it with white or monochrome for a more sunny contrast and enlivening accent. Farrow & Ball have announced their yellow paint Babouche, as one of their color trend predictions of 2022, so get ahead of the curve and add a drop of sunshine to your space with these stunning finds. 

Yellow decor for kitchens


Shila 12 Piece Dinnerware Set: $45 at All Modern
Invest in a yellow dinnerware set to brighten up your dining table — and your dinnertime. This 12-piece set offers a matte finish and it can definitely be used as your everyday tableware since it's dishwasher and microwave safe. A total of four dinner plates, four dessert plates and four bowls come in this set, plus they are scratch-resistance and better yet: their light colored rim makes them look elegant.


Solino Home 100% Pure Linen Round Tablecloth: $59.99 at Amazon
Choose a yellow tablecloth to complement your neutral dinnerware and keep your table clean — and to add some much needed bright color to your kitchen diner. This one from Amazon is made for rounded table but also comes in other sizes, and it's made of linen. It comes in a butter yellow color and is machine washable after each use, plus it's great for occasions. Say, for Easter Sunday dinner.


Le Creuset Stoneware Canister with Wood Lid: $55 at Amazon
Use these Le Creuset canisters to inject yellow to your kitchen storage, whether that be on your countertops or on open shelving. With wooden lids, these are great for holding anything from your ground coffee to sugar and tea bags, all in style.

Threshold 7" Stoneware Small Scallop Plate Yellow: $5 at Target

Threshold 7" Stoneware Small Scallop Plate Yellow: $5 at Target
Add some color to your table with help from these uniquely shaped pale plates. Scalloped for a lovely surprise, they're nothing like your usual lackluster white plates. It's 7" in size so it's the perfect dessert or appetizer plate, whilst it's dishwasher safe and suitable for use in the microwave for ease.

Always Pan Zest: $125 at Our Place

Always Pan Zest: $125 at Our Place
This bestselling pan is talked about far and wide — and for good reason. It's super versatile as it has been designed to replace 8 pieces of cookware, giving you more kitchen storage space in your cabinets. Its non-stick coating is superior and it's designed to be easy to use, and we think it looks great placed atop a stove to bring a new lease of life to your cooking area.

See our guide on the best cookware sets for more inspiration.

Yellow decor for bathrooms


Threshold 30"x21" Floral Bath Mat Yellow Floral: $18 at Target
This beautiful floral bath mat is a soft yellow color and it'll be sure to brighten up your bathroom. Made from cotton, it will pair perfectly if your bathroom is neutral or black and white. A well-needed pop of colour to your tiles! Its gorgeous floral pattern makes this bath mat look triple its price.


Ivy Bronx Palmetto Bluff Countertop Soap & Lotion Dispenser: $49 at Wayfair
This elegant soap dispenser can also be used to hold hand lotion in style, and it comes in a misty yellow shade so as not to be too intrusive in your bathroom. Made from glass, it's unique that's for sure.


Ina Striped Shower Curtain: $49 at Urban Outfitters
Inject some yellow into your bathroom with help from this striped shower curtain. Not only does it look great, but it's practical too since it's made of cotton therefore you can wash it in your machine. Wave goodbye to mold and hello to this handy (and pretty) invention. It'll last for years of use whether your bathroom is windowless or super bright and airy.

Yellow decor for living rooms


Hallie Blanket: $75 at All Modern
This mustard throw is handy for use on your sofa or favorite armchair, for getting cozy or adding some welcomesd color. It's nice and thin so as not to take eyes away from the rest of your living room decor, with a boho-inspired fringe. 


Evolution Conrad Distressed Table Lamp: $69.99 at Kohl's
Use this sculpted table lamp to add some yellow into your living room — to brighten up this space in more ways than one. In the day time, its sunny color will make a statement displayed on an occasional table, and come dark, it makes for easy sofa reading and it helps add ambience to a dark room.


Chunky Weave Square Throw Pillow: $25 at Target
Add one (or a few) of these throw pillows to your sofa to add comfort — and inject style. They're perfect for making your room look cozy and they look super plush so as to cushion your head whilst you binge watch the latest series on Netflix. This chunky pillow would look amazing styled on a grey sofa, along with some thinner throws for good measure. Its soft filling is wrapped in a cotton-acrylic fabric weave, to offer padded comfort to your indoor furniture.

Ajouter Flower Floral Pillar Candle: $24 at Fy!

Ajouter Flower Floral Pillar Candle: $24 at Fy!
Whether it's a bobbly square, a shapely figure or a floral shaped pillar, we're here for statement, sculptural candles. Line up along a dining table and dress with evergreens for a bright, seasonal tablescape.

For scented candles to fragrance your home, see our best candles guide.


Sagebrook Home 9" Dimpled Vase: $33.47 at Overstock
Use this textured vase for dried or fresh blooms, and rest assured it will stand striking on your console table or atop an occasional table. Handmade with a dimpled effect and a lux glossy finish, it will also look lovely placed on your living room window ledge. It screams spring, in our opinion...

Yellow decor for bedrooms


Opalhouse™ designed with Jungalow™ Oversized Waffle Weave Bed Throw: $39 at Target
This soft throw ought to look amazing draped across the end of your bed. It's tasseled for a more relaxed look and its waffle-weaved design makes it look like it should be 100s of dollars. It's 100% cotton so not only does it look great but it feels great, too. It would be perfect for using with other blankets for layering.


Patterned Twin Duvet Cover Set: $24.99 at H&M
Bedding doesn't always have to be plain and neutral, try a pattern clash by teaming this irregular spot with a striped bottom sheet or pillow case in more yellow or even a vibrant spring green.

For more cozy yet cute inspiration, see our best duvet covers roundup.


Pehr Pom-Pom Mini Canvas Storage Bin in Marigold: $23.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond
Use this storage basket for hiding toys, holding books or organizing their socks. It's 100% cotton with cute yellow pom poms, and the best part (apart from the fact it has handles) is it's collapsible. It's pretty enough for you to display atop a dresser or unerneath a nightstand, or alternatively they're brilliant for organizing a closet.

Shop more great closet organizers in our shopping guide.


Threshold Lumbar Boucle Color Blocked Decorative Throw Pillow: $35 at Target
This mustard colored cushion is decorative and super soft, since it's wrapped in a lovely boucle fabric and its size means it sits across your entire bed, from one side to the other. Use it to add both texture and color to your bedroom, and style it with other cushions for an instant effect. It's also reversible and on the other side is cream, so that you can switch things up now and then.


Myla Floral Sheet Set: from $79 at Urban Outfitters
How cute is this floral bedding from Urban Outfitters? It's mustard in color making it idel for year-round use — and especially for autumn. Its wildflower design ought to add something new to your bedroom or spare bedroom, and we love Urban Outfitters bedding for its quality. Its 80% cotton and 20% polyester and your set comes inside a matching tote bag for easy storing.

Annie Collyer
Head Ecommerce Editor

Hi! I'm Annie, and I'm the Head Ecommerce Editor at Real Homes. I've been part of the Real Homes team since 2018, when I joined as Deals Editor. Along with covering major sales events — from Black Friday to Amazon Prime Day — I review home must-haves so that you can buy with peace of mind. Mostly focusing on home fragrance and sleep, as well as a few vacuum cleaners, I've tested pretty much every item you can think of that you need in your home. I live on the outskirts of the city in a two-bed apartment with my husband and my pug, Doug. So I am always searching for compact alternatives and ways to save floor space. What about when I am not typing away? Well, you'll find me enjoying an iced coffee (no matter the season) and trying out the latest brunch spots the city has to offer, or booking my next holiday. Where else can you find my words? Livingetc, Homes & Gardens, Ideal Home, Gardeningetc, and Woman & Home.