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Warmer Days Ahead

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Nothing says that Spring is coming quite like the first sight of a brightly colored bird against a cold grey landscape.  The contrast of this Goldfinch’s bright yellows against the greys of winter is such a welcome sight!

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” -Victor Hugo

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A creative way to bring some warmth back into your home after a long cold winter is with the color yellow.  Yellow in many ways signifies sun, warmth, energy and happiness.  Cut forsythia in a rustic hanging basket makes a welcoming entrance for your guests.

 

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What better way to liven up an all white kitchen but with fresh forsythia, bowls of lemons and yellow tulips.

“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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The color yellow can be subtle and pretty like these painted beadboard walls and geometric dining room rug as shown in Traditional Home.  This cottage look is sure to make you wish for summer days at the shore.

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Accents of bright yellow bring energy into a room’s color scheme with accessories, lamps and throws.  Cheerful bouquets of fresh flowers add an invigorating touch.  That pop of color turns a traditional blue and white scheme into something young and chic.

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Legendary designer, Mario Buatta brought into his traditional design a splash of bold yellow with this whimsical canopy bed draped with a blue and white Ikat fabric. The yellow canopy lining gives this bedroom a wonderful glow.

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Local designer Mary Douglas Drysdale is famous for her crisp and classically designed rooms.  The yellow and white decor instantly translates to pure sunshine. Nobody does yellow as good as she does!

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Stop by The Kellogg Collection for a dose of sunshine to get you through these last few weeks of winter!  Our Astor chair shown above in a cheery geometric fabric will liven up any space!

Photos without credits are courtesy of House Beautiful.