Friday, June 8, 2012

Add A Little Sunshine to Your Yard

   



When you see the color yellow, don’t you just want to smile?! It is such a happy color.

If you live in a less than sunny climate, yellow just might be your answer to bring sunshine to your yard.




Yellow can be paired with many colors. The above image shows how nice it can look with different shades of gray and white for a clean fresh look.



Source: bhg.com via Kathy Sue on Pinterest


Yellow is mixed with blue in a fun stripe on this porch. I would love to sit and sip some lemonade on one of these comfy chaises.









By using all yellow, and white, then adding blue in your plantings  makes a beautiful setting.











Sometimes a yellow door is just the right solution.




I thought the use of empty frames on the fence was a fun little accent in this yard.

I hope this sunny post has given you a little inspiration for your own yard! 



" Enjoy the Process of":

Adding a little sunshine to your yard!

 

14 comments:

michele said...

yellow is a color you won't see much of in the midwest so what a treat to see it in these images! a bowl of lemons makes me so happy.

michele

NanaDiana said...

You know- I have an empty spot that just looks BARE on our fence. What a great idea with the frames. I have a ton of them and if I do this I will let you know- Love all the sunshine in this post- xo Diana

Gabriel said...

Gimme lots of amarillo! This is my favorite color..ah, if everything in Vancouver could be yellow.

La Vie Quotidienne said...

I love yellow in the garden and in summer it definately predominates in my garden, it stands up to the heat and the sun. And it is always so happy.

Maria said...

Yellow isn't one of my favorite colors but these pictures are very pretty, especially the first one - gorgeous!

The enchanted home said...

Love these pictures...and you are right the bright yellow does add so much to the yard, it gives it just the right pop....beautiful!

Slim Paley said...

I agree with all your commenters!
Vancouver could certainly use big jolts of lemon- with all that grey-sorry! I LOVE Vancouver, when it's sunny it is paradise, but Michele is right-a big bowl of lemons is a bright & happy fix!
The frames on the fence is an adorable idea!

5th and State said...

inspiration and beauty!
crazy for the yellow door and coordinating pot.
happy weekend kathysue
xo
debra

classic • casual • home said...

I think yellow is so fun in the garden...I am thinking of new napkins and flowers!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Love all the yellow, Kathysue! One of my favorite colors! Happy weekend!...hugs...Debbie

Just Spiff It said...

Yes, yellow is such a "happy" color. i am so glad it has made a comeback!!

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

A LOT of sunshine...lovely!

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

Awesome, Kathysue! I used to have a yellow kitchen, and it was definitely a happy kitchen.
Loi

arrielle_p said...

Decorating with natural elements is a simple and inexpensive way to brighten your home. Love the place so cute and festive! :)
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