Then The Property Brothers dissed it in a recent condo redo because “Yellow walls really don’t sell these days.” So what’s a lover of this cheerful hue to do? Yellow may not be selling in Calgary, Canada (where The Property Brothers film), but it might be cherished in your area. If you ask a local real estate agent, sales company, or Paintzen pro – they’ll know the trends and can steer you right.
While this year’s styles might point away from a particular hue, think about this: A yellow kitchen or dining room will never look dated, unlike today’s uber-popular greige.
Light yellow and dark cream has a soothing quality that makes falling asleep a dream. (By the way, Monticello’s dining room, originally chrome yellow, was restored based on extensive research into the colors from the home and period.)
When blogger Jessica Brigham, and her husband Christopher, renovated their 1934 bungalow, they turned to a style Brigham calls “modern eclectic glamazon.” In the master bedroom, they substitute wallpaper for a headboard (a great trick when a bed would overpower the room, the budget, or the design).