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 (opens in new tab), so get ahead of the curve and add a drop of sunshine to your space with these stunning finds. 

Yellow decor for kitchens

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Shila 12 Piece Dinnerware Set: $45 at All Modern (opens in new tab)
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.

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Solino Home 100% Pure Linen Round Tablecloth: $59.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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.

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Le Creuset Stoneware Canister with Wood Lid: $55 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab)

Threshold 7" Stoneware Small Scallop Plate Yellow: $5 at Target (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab)

Always Pan Zest: $125 at Our Place (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab) for more inspiration.

Yellow decor for bathrooms

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Threshold 30"x21" Floral Bath Mat Yellow Floral: $18 at Target (opens in new tab)
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.

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Ivy Bronx Palmetto Bluff Countertop Soap & Lotion Dispenser: $49 at Wayfair (opens in new tab)
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.

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Ina Striped Shower Curtain: $49 at Urban Outfitters (opens in new tab)
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

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Hallie Blanket: $75 at All Modern (opens in new tab)
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. 

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Evolution Conrad Distressed Table Lamp: $69.99 at Kohl's (opens in new tab)
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.

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Chunky Weave Square Throw Pillow: $25 at Target (opens in new tab)
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! (opens in new tab)

Ajouter Flower Floral Pillar Candle: $24 at Fy! (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab) guide.

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Sagebrook Home 9" Dimpled Vase: $33.47 at Overstock (opens in new tab)
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

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Opalhouse™ designed with Jungalow™ Oversized Waffle Weave Bed Throw: $39 at Target (opens in new tab)
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.

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Patterned Twin Duvet Cover Set: $24.99 at H&M (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab) roundup.

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Pehr Pom-Pom Mini Canvas Storage Bin in Marigold: $23.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond (opens in new tab)
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 (opens in new tab) in our shopping guide.

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Threshold Lumbar Boucle Color Blocked Decorative Throw Pillow: $35 at Target (opens in new tab)
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.

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Myla Floral Sheet Set: from $79 at Urban Outfitters (opens in new tab)
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. Along with my team, I'm here to review all of the products you might be considering buying for your home. As someone who lives in a flat with a small amount of storage space to work with, and with two indoor pets to clean up after, I am forever searching for stylish yet functional appliances that won't blemish my decor if I can't fit them in a cupboard. I love decorating my living room for each season, while my other hobbies include drinking a decent cup of coffee, going on park walks with my dog and enjoying an Instagrammable brunch with my husband.

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