Yellow Door – Symbolism & Spiritual Meaning

So you’ve seen a yellow door and you’re wondering what it might mean? Well, it’s a good question. Because color choices are often part of a secret code, intended to communicate a certain thing to certain people. For example, witches are known by some to live in houses with purple doors.

However, when it comes to yellow doors, there aren’t any meanings set in stone. So, what a yellow door means is quite variable and, like all things, depends on the perspective of the observer. But, if you’re curious about some of the meanings we link with yellow doors, then read on!

Yellow Door – Extraversion?

All you have to do is take a quick walk around your own neighborhood to realize that yellow is not a common choice for a front door. So, that tells you immediately that the choice to paint the door yellow was made by somebody who doesn’t mind being different. In fact, maybe they like standing out from a crowd. It could very well be that they just love the attention, i.e. they want to be noticed.

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So, with that in mind, we can venture a guess that a yellow door represents a (possible) extravert. So, if one of your own neighbors has a yellow door and you’re looking to make an engaging and interesting friend, then you could do worse than giving them a big hello tomorrow morning when you’re walking the dog.

Yellow & Spring

It’s difficult to escape the connection between yellow and springtime. This link likely comes from the sudden arrival of bright and cheerful yellow as winter fades away. Think of daffodils, for example. And, it’s not just daffs, so many flowers have bright yellow circles at the center of their petals. The connection between the return of bright, yellow, round flowers and the return of a brighter, warmer, and of course, round sun in the sky is an obvious one.

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So, could a yellow door tell us that the person inside is a fan of spring? Well, it’s possible. But, it’s a bit of a leap. However, if they have a pretty flower garden full of yellow flowers then, well, maybe they just dig the color?

Yellow Door – Positivity?

Because of the above-mentioned link to spring—i.e. warmth, growth, life, renewal—we can’t help but feel positive about it. So, the choice to paint a front door yellow was possibly made by a particularly positive person. “Particularly positive person”—say that after a few drinks.

So, if you’re here trying to decide what color to paint your door, then you could do worse than yellow. It might get you some extra attention, but it’s a positive choice that could brighten your mood every time you come home. It’s choices like that, especially if you struggle to stay positive, that reaffirm your efforts to stay in a good vibration.

Yellow Chakra?

The color yellow is associated with the solar plexus chakra, which is placed a couple of inches above your belly button. To read more about the solar plexus chakra, check out our free and complete guide to balancing your chakras here.

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