- by Meghan
Walk into the deep hue of desert sand, the brightness of a fire, the taste of a sweet strawberry, or the heat of a dried pepper. If you’re thinking red, you’re spot on. Red is bold, fierce, daring, and inviting–and today we’re putting it in your dining room – Red Dining Room Walls
Red is a stimulating color that reflects courage and bold determination. A dining room is a great place to feature some dramatic red hues. You can create a dark look with black accents or keep it bright and light with white elements throughout. Either way, you are sure to have the most striking dining room in your neighborhood.
Animalistic Red Dining Room
Deep red walls have undertones of black brought out by the curtains and decor. A bold zebra print finishes off the look.
Bright Red Walls
Image: Alicia Britt Woodle
Bright orangey-red walls bring out the fun in this colorful space. A polka-dot tablecloth incorporates the color as well to balance the room.
Dark Red Walls
Image: Architectural Digest
Dark red walls brighten up an all black room, and compliment the red upholstery on the dining chairs. A cool light fixture and dramatic artwork stand out with their designs.
Sponged Red Walls
Dining room walls are sponged almost completely for a textured, multi-dimensional red wall. Leopard-print chairs bring in neutral tones echoed in the round rug beneath the table.
Deep Strawberry Walls
Image: Don Gardner Architects
Deep strawberry hued dining room walls are brightened by white trim. The solid oak construction of the table pairs well with the other wood pieces in the room.
Red Accent Wall
A bright red accent wall brings fun to this artsy dining space. Keep your table simple and build a creative collage to draw the focus.
Matte Red Walls
Image: Float Project
Matte red walls compliment a dark wood dining table and its red accessories. Leather upholstered chairs make for a stately dinner party.
Image: Heathers Heartfelt Stitches
Strawberry walls are complimented by plaid and flowered patterned dining chairs. The walls give the room a rich look while the chairs add a luscious country feel.
Barn Red Walls
Image: Blue Passions
Wood paneling is painted barn red in this country style dining space. The room is kept bright with a clean white table set and storage chest and the natural light streaming through the tall windows.
Raspberry Dining Room
Image: A Primitive Place
Deep raspberry walls keep this dining room dark and mysterious. A long bench seats your guests on one side with matching chairs surrounding the oak-top table.
Dark Dining Room
Reddish plum walls are brightened by white molding and trim around a dark dining set. A patterned area rug fills the space and pulls together all of the colors in the space.
Candy Apple Walls
Image: Traditional Home
Candy apple red walls brighten this sophisticated Victorian dining space. Of course, no Victorian room is complete without a stunning chandelier and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Functional Red Dining Room
Image: House Plans and More
A red dining room hides between two neutral spaces, giving this home depth. An area rug helps to separate the room in an open concept design.
Rich Red Accent Wall
Image: Jacqueline Gracias
A red accent wall is the perfect way to incorporate color without darkening an entire room. Finish its drama off with sleek black elements.
Deep Mahogany Walls
Deep red walls give this dining space a masculine feel. Rich mahogany wood maintains the dark theme with brightness coming from several white accents.
Simple Matte Red Walls
Simple matte red walls pair well with traditional dining furniture. Add a functional-yet-stylish chandelier for a focal point.
Bold Red Walls
Image: This Old House
Bold red walls are contrasted with bright whites for a fresh, modern dining space. Luxurious seating makes dining an absolute pleasure.
Half Red Walls
Image: This Old House
Dining room walls are painted half red and split by white molding on the bottom half of the walls. Cool patterns on the rug and two upholstered chairs are different but complement each other.
Plush Red Walls
Image: Pro Design
A plush red wall brings texture to this eclectic dining space. Extremely unique pieces, from the dog statue to the Medusa-like chandelier, cannot be ignored.
Pale Red Walls
Image: Better Homes and Gardens
Pale red brings a homey feel to this country dining room. Incorporate plaid chair covers and a cute polka dot light fixture for a complete red fix.
A red dining room can be paired with a variety of diverse looks and styles, as seen above. Keep in mind that red is bold and it is incredibly important to choose your paint colors wisely. Be clear about the exact color you are looking for and sample the paint on your walls before you commit to it to make sure it fits your style and space. Once you’re positive it’s the one, you’ll have no problem loving it. If you are a fan of color themed spaces, you can also check out our post 20 Beautiful Bedroom Color Schemes to Choose From.
Make sure you also check out our latest White Dining Room Designs post for a different but also inspiring design.