{a celebration of sunny days}

{Natalia Vodianova photographed by Mario Testino}

If you're feeling the full affects of Spring fever and are ready to commit to more than
a few vibrant accessories, drench your walls {and disposition} in sunshine:

"Yellow is a happy, bright, and uplifting colour, a celebration of sunny days. It is associated with the intellectual side of the mind, and the expression of thoughts. It therefore aids the powers of discernment and discrimination, memory and clear thinking, decision making and good judgment. It also helps good organization, assimilation of new ideas, and the ability to see different points of view. It builds self-confidence and encourages an optimistic attitude."

{via desire to inspire}

{unless, of course, you are a sulky heiress . . via All Things Bright and Beautiful}

{christian louboutin's countryside chateau}

{Jeffers Design Group}

{photography by didier delmas for elle decoration}

{photography by Paul Costello for Domino}

{luxist via design smack}

{via retro home by suzanne trochme}

{The Yellow Oval Room in the White House, via Surroundings}

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Blogger Ana said...

I love that round floral arrangement in the final pic. Love the texture!

Is it wrong to be concerned about that grey seat cushion and the nail polish! eek!

May 05, 2008  
Blogger Joslyn said...

love that gallery wall in the last pic...against the light pumpkin wall. swoon.

May 05, 2008  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

You're too funny, Ana -- am the same way -- and it's red nail polish, too! :)

May 05, 2008  
Anonymous Christine said...

I absolutely adore the colors of the 2nd photo! So much that I showed my hubby the photo. LOL

May 05, 2008  
Blogger Linda Merrill said...

Fantastic collection of yellow rooms. Love the Mario Testino image!

May 05, 2008  
Anonymous Melissa Lewis-Off The Wall said...

Every picture is great. The first one is so dramatic... I love it! The ceiling is amazing!

May 05, 2008  
Blogger Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

You are just little miss merry sunshine lately with all your yellow! you've definitely got spring fever, and you are spreading the love! :-) thank you for spreading some sunshine!

happy week



May 05, 2008  
Blogger Robin said...

Absolutely sunny and delicious and the perfect cure for a gray day. And the Yellow Oval Room at the White House (which is very pretty) - that's got to be a blog first!

May 05, 2008  
Blogger Marie Louise said...

I used to live in a bright yellow antique colonial house with white trim and a cornflower blue door - I loved it. It was always sunny!

May 05, 2008  
Blogger emily@designsmack said...

Stunning! I love them all. Bring on summer ;)

May 05, 2008  
Blogger Annie Empiric said...

painted our new store yellow last year prior to opening and the compliments keep coming in. It gives off a glow, the effects of which are better than yoga. I love yellow!

May 06, 2008  
Blogger A-M said...

Absolutely sunny and joyous pictures. Everyone is celebrating Spring in their blogs while we are bunking down for another mild winter. 2 weeks until winter and still sleeping with just a sheet on! Oh, to have cold enough days to wear a stylish coat!
A-M, Australia

May 06, 2008  
Anonymous bandelle said...

Drench your walls in sushine -- I love that idea. I never really thought of yellow as a "grown-up" color but it works beautifully in all of these rooms.

May 06, 2008  
Blogger Yoli said...

I am still shaking from the sheer decadence of that first picture!!!! You killed me! That is beautiful.

May 06, 2008  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Christine, LOL—love that your husband has been exposed to this blog :)

Yoli—I’ll always be in love with the Mario Testino image, and sheer decadence is the perfect way to describe it.

Thanks for stopping by, everyone—hope you’re having a fantastic week so far. A little slow with posting and responding to comments—my cousin is visiting from Paris and we’re gallivanting about . . .

May 06, 2008  
Blogger Alkemie said...

The first photo by Mario Testino had me floored!

May 06, 2008  

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