The color yellow in a dream represents noticing something happening or noticing yourself thinking in a certain way. Yellow animals, objects, or clothing all reflect beliefs, feelings, or situations in your life that you are aware of yourself having.
Positively, the color yellow represents good luck or positive experiences that are automatic or happen effortlessly. Noticing yourself liking things or having an easy time.
Negatively, the color yellow represents negative thinking patterns that you are aware of in yourself. Noticing yourself being afraid, insecure, having a problem, or being disingenuous. Yellow could also reflect negative experiences that you can’t stop. A problem has taken on a life of its own. Feeling compelled to feel or behave in certain ways. Being too sensitive to the preferences of others.
The symbolism for the color yellow is based on the general human perception of color of the sun during the day because you can see everything happening.
To dream of yellow houses may reflect feelings about a perspective on a situation being very focused on awareness or getting attention. Feeling good believing in yourself being admired or acknowledged. Feeling forced to pay attention to someone else’s entire life. Feeling that your entire life is being noticed by others. A lack of privacy.
To dream of a yellow mansion may reflect feelings about yourself or someone else being very powerful while getting a lot of attention for that power.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a yellow butterfly. In real life he was sensitive about talking to his doctors about an alternative health treatment because he feared they’d tell him to stop. The yellow butterfly symbolized him noticing his own sensitivity about the possibility of having to give up his alternative health treatment.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of driving an ugly yellow car. In waking life she felt forced to make certain decisions to live up to her parents expectations. The yellow reflected how she was noticing herself doing what her parents wanted.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of wearing a yellow dress. In waking life she felt she had to make a decision that was more in line with what her family wanted than what she wanted. The yellow reflected how she was noticing herself having to do what her family wanted.