Decorating with Mustard Yellow

There’s something just so uplifting about the color mustard yellow. Cheery, warm and bright it makes a bold statement as an all-over wall color or as an accent color in just about about every room. 

It pairs beautifully with black, gray, navy blue and pink and is the perfect color for injecting a bit of retro charm to your modern day interior.

If you fancy a bit of mustard yellow decor love in your life, keep scrolling for some serious mustard yellow decorating inspiration!

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Mustard Yellow Walls

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Can't go wrong pairing mustard yellow and black! Mustard walls with black accents, love the mid-century vibes of this hallway, retro telephone and black trim. Image by Designerpaint. #mustardyellow #retrodecor #mustardaesthetic

Image by Designerpaint via Houzz

Mustard yellow and black – a winning color combination if we do say so ourselves! We’re loving the retro accents above too!

Image via @behrpaint on Instagram, feat. paint color 'Charismatic - PPU6-14'

Image via @behrpaint on Instagram, feat. paint color ‘Charismatic – PPU6-14′

Or how about a modern mustard geometric accent like the one pictured above? Looks pretty neat right?! 

Image via Anthropologie feat. Kauai Botanical Wallpaper in Mustard

Mustard Yellow in the Kitchen

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Mustard yellow kitchen cabinets with wooden bench top and open shelving. Image via @lonnymag. #kitchendecor #colorinspiration #mustardaesthetic

Image by @shadedeggesphotography via @lonnymag on Instagram

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Monochrome all mustard yellow kitchen, mustard kitchen cabinets and marble bench top with stainless steel and white accents, very retro! Image by Laura Moss for Rusk Renovations. #kitcheninspiration #mustardaesthetic #retrodecor

Image by Rusk Renovations, Photo: Laura Moss via Houzz

Go heavy all out mustard in the kitchen with floor to ceiling cabinets or go light and inject a hint of spicy mustard yellow to your table decor – both uses of the color look great in the kitchen – definitely not boring!

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Mustard yellow and gray modern farmhouse kitchen, gray cabinets and industrial pendant, mismatched dining chairs add rustic charm - love it! Image by John Lewis and Partners. #farmhousekitchen #johnlewis

Image by John Lewis and Partners via Houzz

Image via Anthropologie feat. Set of 4 Market Dishcloths in Ochre

Mustard Yellow in the Bedroom

Image via Anthropologie feat. Jacquard-Woven Rue Duvet Cover in Ochre

Mustard yellow pairs beautifully with contrasting colors like gray and emerald/teal green, like in the stylish bedrooms above.

Image via Urban Outfitters feat. Amped Fleece Throw Blanket in Gold

Image via Urban Outfitters feat. Round Pintuck Pillow in Mustard

Image via Urban Outfitters feat. Aden Tufted Throw Blanket in Mustard

Mustard yellow accents on a neutral base really add bang for your buck and make for a great focal point – like these eye-catching mustard yellow pieces from Urban Outfitters.

Mustard Yellow in the Living Room

How comfy-cozy does that mustard sofa look?! It’s like a giant marshmallow! Looks simply beautiful against the clean white walls too. Can’t forget the gorgeous brass sconce lighting and round wooden side table. 

Image via Urban Outfitters feat. Milly Velvet Sofa