15 BEST Yellow Paint Colors


Why pick a yellow paint shade?

A pop of yellow can make a room brighter and fill it with a cheerful, playful, or energetic vibe. And, as a bright color, yellow can make a small room feel more airy and spacious.

So which one to choose?

Let's explore just a few of the colors that made the top spots on our list...

Butter Up (SW 6681) is a creamy light yellow that works well if you want to add a cheery vibe without the risk of overshooting the runway in intensity, 

1. SW Butter Up

SW Friendly Yellow (SW 6680) is aptly named! This soft yellow paint color is light with mild gray undertones.

2. Friendly Yellow

A balanced, pale yellow. This sunny shade presents itself as a livable and timeless option.

3. Hawthorne Yellow

Sherwin Williams Daisy is a vibrant, classic sunny yellow paint color.

4. Daisy

Bold is right! Benjamin Moore Bold Yellow is a rich, saturated classic golden yellow.

5. Bold Yellow

Tip: As a self-proclaimed “frugalista”, I recommend buying a few paint samples of your top choices and using them to paint your swatches. It’s so much cheaper than buying gallons of paint!

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