There’s something about yellow that makes you feel revived and re-energised, so it’s no surprise that yellow is one of the standout colours of January, in fact 2013 could be yellow’s year.

From canary to banana, and lemon to buttercup, yellow in all its forms is big news in the fashion and interiors worlds, and it’s not hard to see why.

Bright and happy, yellow is symbolic of wisdom, joy, happiness, intellectual energy, success and is an extremely positive colour to introduce into your home.

If you’re decorating a child’s bedroom, you can go for yellow in its brightest form but for a softer style try a faded mustard or a pastel hue which will be warm and inviting but not too overpowering.

If you’re not confident using bright shades, try introducing bolder shades a little at a time – just one of splash of colour can completely transform the feel of a room.

The Ocean Marcus chairs in sunshine yellow are modern and practical – pair with the Ocean round table in chrome and glass for a contemporary dining range.

And when the temperature warms up, these chairs are ideal for extra seating on a balcony or in a garden for picnics and barbeques. The Marcus are also available in a range of other juicy colours so mix and match to create a bold look – we particularly like the purple.

Yellow accessories can also work with a sportier, more contemporary aesthetic and this alarm clock from iconic watch makers Ice is perfect for a cool, modern look. Similarly the Ice phone in acid yellow is a quirky addition to any home. Download the App to dial using the device like a retro anologue phone, or just use it to answer calls.

If canary yellow isn’t your thing, the Pembroke sofabed in a dusty primrose yellow, is a much gentler take on the trend, while the mustard velvet Mia swivel armchair is simply irresistible.

A carpet in deep Yellow Gold looks rich and opulent and conjures up visions of endless sandy beaches, while yellow walls will immediately bring sunshine into your home.

Pale yellow and grey is a sophisticated palette which will look elegant all year round while lemon and pale blue looks fresh and clean – making it ideal for a bathroom. Paint the walls lemon with a blue boarder and pick up the blue tones with pale blue accessories such as the Signature Aqua towels.

Finally, off-white furniture looks stunning set against a lemon backdrop and the Pennine circular extending table and four chairs set with its buttermilk painted finish and wooden top will gave you that perfect country kitchen look.

Fishpools is located on the High Street in Waltham Cross and boasts 200 room sets for bedroom, dining and living along with home accessories, gifts and cook and dine departments and a pictures and mirrors gallery; so you’re bound to find inspiration. Plus there’s a great in-store coffee shop and ample customer parking.

For more ideas visit Fishpools, or look online at where you can now browse and buy from the comfort of your own home.