We're Crushing On Sunny, Yellow Bathrooms

I'll take a bath and some lemonade, please.

We still can’t get over Beyonce’s Lemonade album release last month. She has us dreaming in all shades of yellow, and with summer approaching, it’s the perfect time to try the cheery hue in your home. Check out these fabulous, fresh-squeezed bathroom designs for inspiration.

A New Take on Subway Tile

Modern Bathroom With Angled Ceiling, Yellow Wall Tile and Hexagonal Floor Tile

Yellow-Tiled Angled Bathroom Wall With Hexagonal Floors

Because pedestal tubs appear to float in their surroundings, they can be a wise choice for compact bathrooms. Not only do they take up less visual space, but their smaller footprint also exposes more flooring, which is preferable when showing off intricate hexagonal floor tiles like these.

Subway tile has been going strong in the design world for quite some time now. Switch out the classic white tile for a playful yellow to give your space some personality.

Small Yet Vibrant Pops

White Vanity With Yellow Interior

Modern Bathroom With Vanity Storage

For the bathroom of a designer showhouse, architect Gregg De Meza designed a vanity with a sophisticated modern exterior and sunny yellow interior. “The storage was designed with form and function in mind,” he says. “To keep a clean modern aesthetic, the vanity front is clean and simple. Pull it open for toiletries and get a bonus hit of sunshine to kick off the day.”

Photo by: Gregg De Meza, De Meza + Architecture, Inc; Shae Rocco

Gregg De Meza, De Meza + Architecture, Inc; Shae Rocco

Maybe you're not ready to bathe your entire bathroom in the happy hue. Instead, consider incorporating small but bold accents throughout the space. You'll never be so happy to open a bathroom drawer.

Eye-Catching Lighting

Bathroom with Modern Sink and Glass Pendant Lights

Sleek Yellow Bathroom

This simple but sunny bathroom features modern light and plumbing fixtures.

Photo by: Robert Reck

Robert Reck

Yellow is one of the most cheerful wall colors you can choose — it creates the perfect backdrop for fun, whimsical lighting.

Mix and Match Styles

Metal Console Sinks and White Chest in Bright Yellow Bathroom

Striking Yellow Bathroom Boasts Modern Console Sinks

Modern metal console sinks pair with bold yellow walls and Craftsman-style tile floors for a striking design in this bathroom. Round mirrors and a white chest complete the unique look.

Photo by: Rob Glisson, AIA

Rob Glisson, AIA

Yellow is also ultra-versatile and works well with a variety of design styles. Try mixing those styles to make your space reflect your taste and your home's roots. Here, Craftsman elements pair with modern touches for a look that's bold but warm.

Glass Tile That Glimmers

Neutral Master Bathroom With Yellow Mosaic Tile Tub and Curved Wall

Master Bathroom With Yellow Mosaic Tile Tub

This master bath was completely recreated by designer Troy Beasley. The tub is the focal point with a soft oval shape that is reflected in the curved back wall. Colorful yellow tiles were applied to the tub face and all the way up the back wall for a vibrant, fresh look. Designer tip: Go bold with single color in small tiles for a huge impact.

Opt for a yellow glass-tile surround to help reflect light in your bathroom, especially if your space lacks windows.

Let Your Vanity Do the Talking

Contemporary Bathroom with Bright Yellow Cabinets

Bright Yellow Cabinets in Contemporary Bathroom

As seen on Love It or List It, Too, designer Jillian Harris converted a spare bedroom that was cramped and dingy into a stunning bathroom, complete with a clawfoot soaking tub and walk-in shower. A bright yellow cabinet pops against the black and white color scheme.

From: Love It or List It, Too

Photo by: David Owen Strongman/Getty Images

David Owen Strongman/Getty Images

Make your vanity the star of the show by giving it a coat of sunny yellow paint. This might be just the solution if you're working with a bulky, outdated piece.

Go Neon

Yellow & White Striped Bathroom With Round Mirror

Neon Stripes Energize Small Bathroom

In the bathroom, neon stripes invigorate the simple fixtures and pared-down accessories. A narrow ledge offers much-needed shelf space behind the mounted sink.

Photo by: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Electric yellow stripes instantly energize this small bathroom. This vibrant variation of yellow is sure to please the kiddos, too!

... Or Water Down Your Lemonade

Yellow and White Cottage Bathroom With Double Vanity and Chandelier

Yellow and White Cottage Bathroom With Chandelier

A beautiful yellow and white wood double vanity warms up this charming cottage bathroom. A large mirror above the vanity visually widens the space and a chandelier and floral-patterned shade bring in touches of elegance and character.

Photo by: Erica Islas

Erica Islas

Bold is not always better — especially if your design style tends to be soft and light. If you fall in the watered-down category, opt for this subtle shade of lemonade.

Complementary Colors

Bathroom with Yellow Tile Accent Wall

Daring and Bright Bathroom With Asian and Midcentury Touches

This master bathroom exudes a Zen quality with clean lines in the double vanity, mirror and shoji-style sliding door. Bright yellow tile and glass pendant lights invoke touches of midcentury style while infusing energy into the otherwise serene space.

Pair yellow with purple to pack a powerful punch. Don't be afraid to try different hues of the complementary colors to find the pairing that best suits your space.

Zesty Accent Wall

Modern Bathroom With Wood Vanities, Yellow Wall and Glass Shower

Retro Mod Bathroom With Yellow Accent Wall

This modern bathroom features sharp, clean lines, lending crisp visual appeal to the space. Chic lighting lines the mirrors, giving the bathroom a retro vibe.

Opt for a yellow accent wall to bring some zing to a sleek, clean space.

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