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One of Pinterest’s top interior trends for 2019 is the colour mustard yellow. Here's which mustard fabrics can be used in your style of room or home.

One of Pinterest’s top trends for 2019 in interiors is the colour mustard yellow. A sunny colour, mustard yellow is great as an accent colour and looks lovely paired with greys, blues and blush pink. A vintage, sunwashed colour it suits retro, bohemian, modern and traditional schemes. A pop of mustard yellow will warm up your room and bring a drop of sunshine to make you smile. Mustard velvet fabric is a popular choice for mustard upholstery fabric. Here we show you which mustard fabric can be used in your style of room or home.

Mustard Yellow Curtains in a Retro Room Scheme

Mustard Yellow Curtains in a Retro Room Scheme

A colour that is associated with the seventies retro style, mustard yellow curtains are a classic pairing with mid century modern furniture such as ercol or g-plan. A style that is popular in homes currently, mustard yellow is the perfect choice to add to a retro scheme. Mustard and grey curtains can be made with the retro style Clara Fabric in Saffron or Bergen fabric. Pair mustard yellow fabrics with brown furniture in a retro scheme. Mustard velvet fabric is a popular choice for both retro and contemporary room schemes.

Mustard Yellow Fabric in a Bohemian Style Interior

Mustard yellow is a good colour to incorporate to a bohemian style of room. The Chateau by Angel Strawbridge Collection is an eclectic mix of designs and the Museum Wallpaper makes a strong use of the colour mustard yellow. A design taken from old wallpapers found on the walls of Angel’s Chateau, and the design is available as fabric, wallpaper and a cushion. Pairing the Monika Leighton chair with a bright red lampstand is a striking combination, for a bohemian look. Pair mustard yellow cushions with pinks, reds and greens for a bohemian eclectic look. The Habana fabric in mustard is a popular ikat style of fabric.

What colours go with Mustard Yellow in modern rooms?

Mustard yellow in modern schemes works well with simple Scandinavian furniture in blond wood. Paired with Navy blue it will create a modern look. Mustard yellow, floral curtains in the Floss Flower Fabric in Ochre will help to create a modern feel. Mustard yellow is also a classic colour of Autumnal hues and will create a cosy feel when used in velvets, chunky knits and paired with deep reds and browns. Repeating patterns such as the Hound Dog fabric or Elephant Family Fabric are modern styles that use this yellow. Mustard yellow geometric fabric works well in a modern room, such as the Brio fabric or Pane fabric.


Mustard yellow also works well as a faded glory colour in traditional home settings. A colour used in Arts and Crafts style Morris fabrics such as the Melsetter belongs in this traditional family of fabrics. The Oakmere Saffron is a floral and birds fabric that is traditional in style and uses mustard yellow and black. Antique Gold curtains or a mustard velvet fabric covered armchair would work in a traditional style of home.

The yellow rose on a blush pink back cloth belonging to Hampnett fabric, would work well in an established traditional home scheme.

We hope we have shown you how flexible a colour mustard yellow is and that it can be used in your home whatever your style or scheme.

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