Sherwin Williams

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Yellow

Yellows

The color of the sun, yellow is associated with laughter, happiness and good times. It can cause the brain to release more serotonin, which makes people feel optimistic. It even has the power to speedup metabolism and drive creativity. However, yellow can be overpowering if it's not used sparingly in just the right places. Use it to add zest to a cool palette of blues or grays. It can also work well with orange, red, olive green or brown.

Old Linen 12-6
Buttery 14-5
Golden Glimmer 14-9
Bay Rum 10-9
Colorado Sand 12-13