Red is an energetic color that represents strength and passion.
It can be a tricky color to use in your home, but when done right it’s beautiful.
If you’re not afraid of decorating with red, then you’re going to love these photos from Houzz.
Let me know which room is your favorite!
Red kitchen cabinets could be overwhelming, but paired with black it’s rich and polished.
I’ve always loved red walls in a dining room, maybe because one of my best childhood friends lived in a home with a red dining room. This craftsman style dining room looks fresh and inspiring in red and white.
How about this fun, eclectic room with its happy red walls?
I don’t have the courage to do this in my home, but I love the look of this living room.
If you’re a little fearful of decorating with red, consider adding it in small doses.
Red-striped grain sack fabric is the perfect choice for a comfy living room.
Red pillows with a chair in matching fabric is another way to add elements of red to your home.
A red-striped rug underfoot adds another punch of red in this pretty bedroom.
Doggie looks like he enjoys the room, too. I’ll bet he’s not allowed on the bed.
Here’s another pup who enjoys decorating with red!
Red and green toile wallpaper lend an English cottage feel to this kitchen.
Another use of toile when decorating with red is this pretty comforter.
Paired with a red door and checked rug, this room is refreshing and appealing.
You might first notice the red kitchen island top in this room,
but did you see the red floors? It works in this room with all the white cabinetry.
Here’s a more modern Scandinavian home with red painted floors.
The light in this space keeps the red from overpowering the room.
Decorating with red doesn’t have to be relegated to the inside of a house.
Red is one of my favorite exterior colors. I’ve never seen an ugly red house.
You can always opt to use red for a trim color, too.
So what do you think? Are you brave enough to do some bold decorating with red?
Or would you go for some of the subtler touches of the color in your home?