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!

Mustard Yellow Walls

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Can't go wrong pairing mustard yellow and black! Mustard walls with black accents, love the black bamboo chair and velvet cushion combo. Image by Rockett St George. #mustardyellow #decorideas #mustardaesthetic

Image via Rockett St George

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?! 

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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!

Image via Bolaget

Image via Bolaget

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

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Gold, mustard and gray bedroom, eclectic wallpaper and decor, cute monkey lamp, mustard yellow and blue decor inspiration. Velvet mustard headboard. Image by Carmel King for Studio Milne. #eclecticbedroom #colorinspiration #mustardaesthetic

Image by Studio Milne, Photo: Carmel King via Houzz

Mustard yellow and teal have got to be one of our favorite color pairings – the jewel tones are really doing it for us at the moment! Also, how cute is that monkey lamp?! 

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Gray and mustard bedroom with brass and rich wooden accents. Image by Nathalie Priem. #bedroomdecoratingideas #colorinspiration

Image via Nathalie Priem

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.

Yellow Polka Dot Bedroom, Image via Vogue Living

Image via Vogue Living

Another winning mustard color pairing – mustard yellow and pink! Don’t forget the brass accents for Boho-chic vibes.

Image by Furnish Interior Design, Photo: Adam Carter via Houzz

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Navy blue and mustard yellow bedroom decorating ideas, brass mirror and accents, peace lilly, navy blue walls. Image by Василий Буланов for Наталья Широкорад. #bedroomideas #colorinspiration

Image by Наталья Широкорад, Photo: Василий Буланов via Houzz

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Gray bedroom, with black and brass accents, color block mustard yellow curtains and yellow flowers, sunflowers. Image by Adam Carter for Furnish Interior Design. #bedroomideas #colorinspiration

Image by Furnish Interior Design, Photo: Adam Carter via Houzz

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. 

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Velvet sofa in mustard with pink accents, jute rug and white kitty :) , mustard and pink living room, white wall, mid-century furniture. Image by My Attic. #midcenturylivingroom #livingroomideas

Image via My Attic

Image via Urban Outfitters feat. Milly Velvet Sofa

More mid-century vibes in another gorgeous mustard yellow and pink pairing from My Attic.

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Pink walls and mustard yellow furniture with velvet blue/teal sofa and brass/gold accents. Jewel tones for the win! Image by @katrinerohrberg. #jeweltones #livingroomideas

Image by @katrinerohrberg via @elledecorationdk on Instagram

Image via Bolaget

Be bold – this combination of rich jewel tones in mustard yellow, pale pink and teal totally steal the show making for the perfect statement making eclectic living room design. Don’t forget the brass!

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - White Scandinavian style living room with bold mustard yellow velvet sofa, white eames rocking chair and snowy window. Image via Houzz #scandistyle #winter #snow

Image via Houzz

The above mustard velvet sofa makes the perfect statement piece in this otherwise neutral modern Scandinavian style living room.

Mustard Yellow in the Bathroom

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Mustard yellow hexagonal tiles, geometric tile bathroom splash back, Aesop, matte black faucet and tap, mustard yellow bathroom. Image by Nathalie Priem for Finkernagel Ross Architects. #bathroomideas #mustardaesthetic

Image by Finkernagel Ross Architects, Photo: Nathalie Priem via Houzz

Decorating With Mustard Yellow - - Scandinavian bathroom, mustard yellow splash back. Image by Megan Taylor for Nimtim Architects. #bathroomideas #scandistyle

Image by Nimtim Architects, Photo: Megan Taylor via Houzz

Classic mustard yellow and black and white in the bathroom – nothing says rise and shine like a cheery yellow bathroom!

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