11 Tips for Designing with Yellow

Selecting the right shade of yellow wall paint can be difficult. “People make the mistake of looking at a small paint sample of a yellow that is really too bright, and don’t realize that the sample will be multiplied by thousands or more when on all the walls,” says Jan. She recommends first painting a 4-foot by 4-foot sample, making sure to paint two coats. Watch how changing light throughout the day alters the color’s appearance. This will ensure you pick a tone you love.