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Colonel Mustard's Yellow Kitchen

Updated on December 21, 2013

Colonel Mustard in the Yellow Kitchen with a Candlestick

A sunny shade of mustard yellow makes a kitchen feel warm and inviting. Colonel Mustard meets his guests in the kitchen in a yellow apron and serves his gourmet meals on golden yellow platters with yellow handled spoons. His golden yellow candle sticks sit on the dining room table awaiting his gourmet dishes.

Come explore the delightful yellow kitchen accessories suggested by Colonel Mustard...

Photo Credit: Kitchen Scene...

Steven Norman

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From the Woman's Home Companion Household Book, copyright 1948
From the Woman's Home Companion Household Book, copyright 1948

Colonel Mustard in the Kitchen with a Candlestick?

How would Colonel Mustard decorate his kitchen?

Photo Credit: Retro kitchen

on Flickr, Creative Commons

One day on Facebook a discussion arose about the game Clue and joking around we began to wonder what kind of lens the characters from this game would create.

Here is my answer to that question. I believe that Colonel Mustard, obviously liking yellow, would have a very sophisticated Kitchen accented in a golden mustard yellow. He would have yellow and black square tiles on the floor, yellow cabinets, yellow appliances and black walls painted in chalkboard paint. Here I have focused, however, on the smaller yellow items one would find in his kitchen.Here are the most interesting yellow kitchen appliances,yellow tableware and yellow utensils that might be found in Colonel Mustard's kitchen.

Yellow Kitchen Measuring Cups

Colonel Mustard would certainly like these lemon yellow measuring cups for baking a yellow cake. Measure, pour and keep with the yellow kitchen theme.

Calypso Basics Measuring Cup Set, Lemon
Calypso Basics Measuring Cup Set, Lemon

Product Description

Calypso Basic's lemon yellow measuring cup set includes 1 cup, 1/2 cup and 1/4 cup and are designed to look like a batter bowl.


Yellow Kitchen Whistling Teakettle with Glass Lid - Teakettle for a Yellow Kitchen

Come into Colonel Mustard's Kitchen for Tea. While the cake is baking Colonel Mustard puts on a pot of tea on the kitchen stove. The yellow teapot begins to boil and whistles to tell him that the water is hot enough. The sound of the teakettle boiling in his sunny yellow kitchen brings a smile to his face. I wonder if he would drink Chamomile Tea? It looks yellow to me.

Calypso Basics by Reston Lloyd Harmonic Hum Whistling Teakettle with Glass Lid, 2.2-Quart, Lemon
Calypso Basics by Reston Lloyd Harmonic Hum Whistling Teakettle with Glass Lid, 2.2-Quart, Lemon

Product Description

Calypso Basics presents a fresh lemon yellow colored teakettle to brighten up the cooktop. This two and half quart enamel on steel teakettle, non fading finish with harmonic hum teakettle is perfect for any kitchen. This teakettle can be used on an electric or gas stove, not to be used on induction cooktops.


Yellow Cotton Napkins - Kitchen Napkins in a Sunny Yellow

Colonel Mustard invites a friend over for tea and places lovely yellow napkins on the kitchen table. He likes to serve tea in his kitchen breakfast nook. He places a yellow bordered table cloth over the kitchen table, draws out a chair and invites his friend to sit down for a cup of tea. Can't you hear them chatting away as they sip their tea and delicately pat their lips with the yellow napkins?

Indian Summer ~ Orange Paisley Cotton Dinner Napkins
Indian Summer ~ Orange Paisley Cotton Dinner Napkins

Product Description

Handcrafted cotton napkins are printed on preshrunk, superior grade, soft cotton and are exquisitely finished with neat double stitched hems.

Each piece is handcrafted using intricately hand carved wooden blocks and is an original work of art distinguished by the work of the artisan, the particular lot of dye, and even varying weather conditions. Tonal variations are inherent to the block printing process and enhance the individuality, character and uniqueness of each creation.


Yellow Salt & Pepper Shaker - Salt and Pepper Shakers for the Yellow Kitchen

With tea, Colonel Mustard serves dainty cucumber sandwiches and he has graciously allowed his guest to sprinkle on just the right amount of salt and pepper from the stylish yellow salt and pepper shakers he placed in the middle of the kitchen table.

Fiesta Rangetop Salt and Pepper Set, Sunflower
Fiesta Rangetop Salt and Pepper Set, Sunflower

Colonial Mustard loves these delightful yellow salt and pepper shakers by The Homer Laughlin China Company. He likes that these Fiesta pieces are Microwave safe, Oven-proof, Dishwasher safe, Freezer proof, Lead-Free, and Made in America. Since this is the only company making Fiesta ware you can be sure that these yellow salt and pepper shakers will go well with any other pieces you all ready have. What a nice addition you your yellow kitchen!


Did Colonel Mustard do it in the Kitchen with the Candlestick?

Golden Yellow Candlesticks

No table would be complete without the candle sticks, and Colonel Mustard's kitchen is no exception.

Yellow Fiestaware - Collect Fiestaware

One of the most wellknown and often collected style of yellow kitchen dishes are known as Fiestaware. When I visited my great aunts on our family farm in Vermont they served tea in Fiestaware. The yellow Fiestaware teacups were always my favorites.

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      Nathalie Roy 

      6 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      We use to have a mustard yellow fridge in the 70's (that was much nicer than the avocado one). The walls were mustard yellow as well. I think a touch here and there is nice, but I cannot see the 70's coming back in the kitchen :)

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      6 years ago

      I love yellow - great idea for a kitchen!

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      Evelyn Saenz 

      6 years ago from Royalton

      @pinkrenegade lm: Thank you for stopping by for a cup of tea with Colonel Mustard to admire his yellow kitchen. :)

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      pinkrenegade lm 

      6 years ago

      Yellow kitchen gives an aura of sunshine and happiness. It also looks tidy and clean

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      6 years ago

      Great idea for a lens. Our walls in our house are actually painted a shade of yellow. It makes it look so bright and sunny!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Yellow is such a cheery color! Lovely ideas for a mustard-themed kitchen!

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      6 years ago

      What bright yellow kitchen accessories. Would do wonders brightening things up

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      6 years ago

      My mom always had a yellow kitchen! Such a happy color!

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      Carolan Ross 

      6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      A delightful tribute to Colonel Mustard and the game of Clue! My family had a bright yellow kitchen when I was growing up, brings back memories.

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      Sandra Wilson 

      6 years ago from Wilson Education Resource Centre

      What a creative way to talk about kitchen products! Can't wait to see Mrs. Peacock's Parlour!

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      6 years ago from Canada

      I had a sunshine yellow bedroom growing up ... I like the muted yellows that some of the kitchen products have. Thumbs up.

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      6 years ago

      Very creative approach. Blessed!

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      6 years ago

      Yellow is my favorite color. I also have on lens on yellow.

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      Michey LM 

      7 years ago

      Commend module is playing game with me today... so again...

      Yellow is a color of optimism, I like it in the kitchen. Great lens


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      Michey LM 

      7 years ago

      Yellow is a color of optimism, so it is a good idea, Thanks

      All the best

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      7 years ago

      Oooh! I love yellow. And that gorgeous yellow teapot makes my black one look so mundane :-( Excellent idea and great follow-through. Congratulations on a job well don with Colonel Mustard's Yellow Kitchen!

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      Virginia Allain 

      7 years ago from Central Florida

      I used to have a yellow kitchen. It was so cheerful and bright, I loved it.

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      jseven lm 

      7 years ago

      I love yellow kitchens, great lens and blessed. :)

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      Joan Haines 

      7 years ago

      Yikes! You have a creative fit here! yellow kitchens are nice.

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Fun take on a yellow kitchen!

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      7 years ago

      What fun! Great lens too. I love yellow kitchens.

    • Paul Ward profile image


      7 years ago from Liverpool, England

      Very clever idea for a theme! Lens isn't bad either :)

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      Rose Jones 

      7 years ago

      You are so creative. I just got it that this was based on Clue. I will come if I decide to decorate my kitchen in yellow - which I just might.

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      Sherry Venegas 

      7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Love this Clue lens. Very nice yellow kitchen.

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Oh this is absolutely delightful. You did an amazing job of sweeping me into this sunshiny Kitchen atmosphere.

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      7 years ago

      I have been transported to my childhood... memories of gold melamine dishware at meal times. My mother still owns the 1970s version of this mixer. Fun!

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      Eevee LM 

      8 years ago

      I wonder which room Mrs. Peacock will decorate?


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