Fall Color Palette: Subtle Yellow & Earthy Red

Fall Color Palette: Subtle Yellow & Earthy Red

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Adrienne Breaux
Oct 12, 2011

If you're looking around your space and seeing colors that remind you of summer, we've got the perfect combination of two easy-to-find colors that will rock your fall color palette: a subtle, buttery yellow and a creamy, earthy terra-cotta.

You ever notice that wherever there's a yellow color, there's often a red color, or vice versa? No, people aren't obsessed with mimicking America's favorite pair of condiments; it just so happens that yellow and red, two bright, hot, warm-colored hues, just work well together. But their boldest iterations can sometimes feel a bit harsh, especially if you're in the mood for more subtle palettes as we move into the new season. That's where a soft yellow and a red reminiscent of terra-cotta comes into play. Combined they make for an instantly festive, modern and simple fall color combination. And this season's accessories sport them in lots of different items. Here's ten we spotted recently:

Top Row:
1. Owl Butter Dish $16
2. Latitude Grellow Low Dresser $499
3. Dash and Albert Yacht Stripe Rug in Terracotta $30 - $414
4. Perch Glass Table Lamp $69
5. Traditional Colors Overdyed Patchwork Kilim Rug $150

Bottom Row:
6. Sunshine Tea Towel $9
7. Terracotta Condiment Bowls $12
8. Yellow and White Stripes Cotton Pillow Cover $44
9. Watercolor Dots Dessert Plate $5
10. Spot Bowl $28

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