Yellow is a bright primary color on the color wheel between orange and green. Directly across from yellow lies its complementary color violet which is seen occurring in nature in purple iris flowers. Yellow and violet is a beautiful combination together. Yellow is an uplifting optimistic color. Like the sun, yellow radiates sunshine and warmth. These words are synonymous with or represent various shades of the color yellow: amber, banana, cadmium yellow, chartreuse, chiffon, citron, cream, daffodil, golden, goldenrod, khaki, lemon, mellow yellow, saffron, sunflower, topaz, yellow ocher.
Living in Arizona, I like a house filled with light and usually choose warm based colors. When choosing yellow hues, I tend to go with more of an ochre hue rather than a citrus lemon yellow hue. Here are some of my favorites: