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If you need a pick-me-up this winter to counter the gray skies, cold weather, and looming recession, yellow can help. Use it in small doses, and it will rev up your home without overwhelming. Click below for a few very simple ways to add a shot of yellow...


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A bowl of lemons is easy, cheap, and you can use them for cleaning, garnish, and cooking. Image via Ceres & Bacchus.

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Use yellow fabric to reupholster a seat. Image: Platner Stool at Design Within Reach.

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Paint a piece of furniture, add a yellow throw pillow, or place some yellow flowers on the table. Image via Maine Cottage.

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Get some new yellow bedding. Image: Martin Bedding from Unison Home.

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Bring some yellow artwork or accents into your home. Image: Wall Hanging from Marimekko UK.

Other ideas: yellow tablecloths, curtains, rugs, and dishes.

Top Image via House to Home UK