Blue, White, & Yellow Living Room

Blue, White & Yellow Furniture Color Schemes & Decorating Ideas

Blue and yellow are versatile colors that can create many moods thanks to a wide range of shades. Dramatic blue and yellow decor often make an intriguing focal point in neutral rooms. On the other hand, white decor works as a good foundation to soften the impact of brighter hues. Put these colors together and you're sure to have a winning combination.

Cindy Crawford Living Room SetCindy Crawford living room set with blue sectional
Blue sectional with tufted cushions and yellow accent pillows, paired with a white and yellow striped chair and a modern coffee table with additional blue and yellow decor.

Blue and yellow decor can be quite dramatic when you choose bold, saturated hues. In the room above, blue decor functions as a base, while pops of dandelion yellow in the pillows and vases make a vibrant accent. White appears in the pillows, curtains, accent table and rug as a background to diffuse brighter hues.

Sofia Vergara Living Room SetSofia Vergara living room set with light blue sectional
Light blue sectional with blue and yellow accent pillows, on a rug with white stripes.

A muted blue can still be a star. By choosing a softer and lighter blue shade, even understated yellow accents stand out and create a joyful atmosphere. This mix of blue and yellow decor shows that a good color balance brings your room to life while the intensity of the shades set the mood.

Reina Point Living Room SetReina Point living room set with white leather sectional
White leather sectional with blue and yellow patterned accent pillows, paired with a matching ottoman.

Here, a white sectional frames the seating area and creates a calm atmosphere. Rather than having a stark presence, gray, blue and yellow decor with geometric patterns add a modern touch and some visual interest.

Santoro Living Room SetSantoro living room set with white leather sectional, loveseat and chair
White leather sectional with matching loveseat and chair, blue and yellow accent pillows, and a modern cocktail table featuring additional white and yellow decor.

Brightly colored yellow and blue accent pillows add life to the white sectional and loveseat in this inspiration room. Additional white and yellow decor on the cocktail table reinforce the room's color scheme.

White is such a versatile color because it takes on qualities of the hues that surround it. When paired with mostly yellow accents, as it is here, white decor is crisp, bright and cheerful.

Santoro Living Room SetSantoro living room set with blue leather sectional, loveseat and chair
Blue leather sectional with matching loveseat and chair, white and yellow accent pillows, and a modern cocktail table featuring additional white decor.

Dark blue decor is striking and conjures up images of stormy skies. Yet, the yellow and white accent pillows in the living room above act like the sun shining through the clouds and ensure that the mood stays hopeful. This kind of color play really gives a room character.

Colorful Versatility

With so many shades to choose from, yellow, blue and white decor can create as many different moods as you can imagine. With options from brooding to sunny, there's sure to be a combination of these hues to suit your design tastes.