25 Amazing Dining Rooms with Wallpaper

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    Neutral Dining Room

    Dining room with wallpaper
    Threshold Interiors

    The dining room is one of the places in the home where we spend the most time, so it's only natural that, like every other room in our homes, we want it to look its absolute best. And like so many other rooms—the bedroom and bathroom spring to mind—the dining room is mostly defined by the furniture that we put in it. After all, what would a dining room be without a dining table or dining chairs? Potentially a lot of things, but not a dining room. Because of this, when we start planning to...MORE make the most out of this space we tend to think in terms of furniture first.

    On the other hand, when we think of wallpaper, our thoughts tend to dwell on living rooms and bedrooms, and occasionally on some very cool bathrooms.  But too often, we forget to put dining rooms on that list. So, to help you keep an eye on all of your options for your next dining room upgrade, we've rounded up some of the absolute coolest dining rooms featuring wallpaper of all styles. So whether you're looking for something with classic elegance or industrial cool, there's a style to fit every eye.

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    Gold and Cream Dining Room

    Elegant dining room with gold and white wallpaper
    Lauren Liess

    In general, a lot of us look to our dining rooms as relaxing spaces and avoid wallpaper out of concern that the colors and patterns will be too loud. The fact is, however, that not all wallpapers overpower a space with color, and even when there is a lot to the pattern, when used in the right shades, they can fit well into nearly any environment. 

    This elegantly understated dining room is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal after a taxing day. Far from overpowering the space, the wallpaper...MORE enhances the feeling of the space, creating the perfect backdrop for the style of the table and chairs. And while it does boast a large amount of pattern, the white and gold color palette allows it to blend seamlessly into the background of the room for a cohesive and enjoyable look.

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    Dramatic Black and White Wallpapered Dining Room

    Wallpapered dining room with striped ceiling
    Fashion Euro

    Another way to make the pattern of a busy wallpaper into a productive part of a room design is to be creative about where and how you apply it. Here, the pattern from the walls has also been applied to the backs of the chairs, creating a layered look that emphasizes the curves of the pattern against the straight lines of the ceiling. Again, a neutral color palette balances the busyness of the pattern, creating visual interest without crowding the space.

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    Eclectic Dining Room With Wallpapered Ceiling

    Wallpapered ceiling in dining room
    The Decorista

    Instead of painting a pattern on the ceiling and wallpapering the walls, consider putting wallpaper on the ceiling for the next show stopping moment in your dining room. Here a neutral, patternless, white rug plays opposite a world of swirling colors on the ceiling. While each helps to balance the look of the other, the colors of the wallpapered ceiling are reflected in the yellows and purples spread throughout the room while the pattern is reflected in wall art with a similar curving look. As a...MORE result, the ceiling acts as the base for everything else, creating a visible through-line that the rest of the room follows.

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    Agate Wallpaper Dining Room

    Patterned wallpaper in dining room
    Studio DB

    Agate is a semi-precious and translucent form of microcrystalline quartz. It also serves as the inspiration for some truly stunning wallpaper patterns. In this case, the nature-inspired print is giving this dining room everything it needs in terms of pattern. The design of this room is all about balance however, as the wallpaper's varied shades of gray allow the other colors in the room to pop.

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    Gray Wallpaper and Coffered Ceiling Dining Room

    Gray wallpaper in dining room
    Sarah Sarna

    Despite their relative positions, your walls and floors don't have to play opposite to one another. On the contrary, subtle connections between them can do a lot to create a feeling of cohesiveness to your room design. This dining room allows the two to team up with a faint echoing of pattern between the rolling clouds on the walls and the faint swirls of the carpet.

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    Colorful Dining Room

    Dining room with butterfly wallpaper
    Workroom Couture Home

    In more colorful spaces, wallpaper can not only add to the liveliness of the space but contribute to the theme as well. Here dozens of colorful butterflies pick up bright colors from around the room. As the same time, they create and air of lightness that is reflected in the furnishings and rug.

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    Eclectic Jungle Theme Dining Room

    Whimsical dining room wallpaper
    This Is The First

    For those who are ready to embrace both color and pattern on a bigger scale, wallpaper is the most natural choice for combining both on your walls. Again in this example we see wallpaper used to reinforce a theme as the zebra print rug and jungle-inspired wallpaper come together to paint a clear picture of where this room wants you to be.

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    Geometric Wallpaper Dining Room

    Geometric wallpaper in dining room
    Homepolish

    One of the best choices for wallpaper in any room, including the dining room is to go with a geometric pattern. The mesmerizing effect of these patterns can fill a room, allowing color-blocked pieces of furniture and other accessories to create gaps that give the eye a place to rest. 

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    Traditional Dining Room With Grid Wallpaper

    Grid wallpaper in dining room
    DecorPad

    Another example of how neutral colors and a simple geometric pattern can work together to elevate a dining room. In this space the biggest pattern is the colorful arrangement on the seating. However, the large grid pattern of the wallpaper is able to add another layer of pattern without creating an environment that is too busy.

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    Floral Mural in Dining Room

    Colorful dining room wallpaper
    Antic & Chic

    A feature wall is a great decorating idea thats tailor-made for dining rooms. This eye-catching floral wall mural brings color, pattern and a touch of whimsy to this dining room.

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    Feminine Floral Dining Room

    dining room wall mural
    Little Green Notebook

    A wall mural in three parts gives this room a decidedly stylish look while helping to set the stage for a pop of color in the form of a single green chair.

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    Navy and Gold Dining Room

    Blue diamond wallpaper in dining room
    Style By Emily Henderson

    Neutral colors are a great way to make strong patterns fit effortlessly into a room. But that doesn't mean that your walls can't have color and pattern together. This wallpaper does double duty, providing the deep and moody shade of blue that this dining room's white furnishings pop beautifully off of while also offering all of the room's pattern.

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    Modern Traditional Dining Room

    Silver floral wallpaper in dining room
    Studio McGee

    A wonderful feature wall sporting a white and gray patterned wallpaper is all it takes to create a dining room you'll love to be in.

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    Rose Wallpaper in Dining Room

    Floral wallpaper in dining room
    A Beautiful Mess

    Another beautiful example of a bright floral wallpaper in a white dining room space with a beni ourain rug. 

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    Wallpapered Dining Room Ceiling

    Dining room with wallpapered ceiling
    Kristin W. / Pinterest

    Here again we see the possibilities that exist for using wallpaper to create visual interest on the ceiling. The stylish furnishings in this dining room are taken to new heights under a sky full of flying birds.

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    Whimsical Dining Room Wallpaper

    Whimsical outdoor wallpaper in a dining room
    Bodie and Fou

    For a night of dining in a world far away, all you need is the right wallpaper to take you there. Just pair a fantastic pattern such as this one with elements like this stunning metallic pendant lamp and you're off.

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    Traditional Dining Room With Chinoiserie Wallpaper

    Dining room with blue floral wallpaper
    Studio McGee

    Colorful Chinoiserie-style wallpaper puts the perfect finishing touches on this traditional country dining room.

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    Traditional Blue and White Dining Room

    Blue wallpaper in dining room
    Chinoiserie Chic

    This classic, traditional dining room has everything it needs with a colorful oriental rug and this striking blue and white wallpaper. The biggest advantage to using wallpaper in your dining room is the freedom it gives you to combine color and pattern to create any style you want.

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    Nautical Inspired Dining Room

    Blue and white wallpaper in dining room
    We Are Found

    This room is a study in balance between warm and cool colors, right down to the chairs which contain both. The wallpaper functions as a counter to the warm wood tones of the rug and credenza while pulling together the seat cushions and wall art. Additionally, it is the room's major infusion of pattern which keeps the mostly color blocked space from becoming boring.

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    Glam Dining Room With Agate Wallpaper

    Agate patterned wallpaper in dining room
    Jay Jeffers

    Though wallpaper can often provide all of the pattern in a dining room, skillfully mixing a number of patterns—even two—is the mark of a skilled designer. The hypnotic, multi-toned, natural curves of the agate-patterned wallpaper in this dining room are the perfect counterpoints to the straight lines of the black and white rug.

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    Brown and White Wallpaper Dining Room

    Country style dining room with wallpaper
    Country Living

    The rich dark tones of this brown and white wallpaper fit perfectly with the dark wooden table and white chairs of this simple, yet tasteful dining room. An elaborate pattern brings a sophisticated look that doesn't always require much else to support it. 

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    Contemporary Dining Room With Colorful Ceiling

    Dining room with wallpapered ceiling
    Homepolish

    The same can be said for wallpaper on the ceiling. Here an engaging and colorful pattern adds a new and unexpected angle to this dining room area.

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    Blue Dining Room With Wood Elements

    Wallpapered dining room
    Amy Bartlam

    Even in a smaller space, wallpaper can have a big impact. Even a simple pattern can take an otherwise plain wall and make it a meaningful part of the decor.

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    Sophisticated Dining Room With Chair Rail

    Dining room with wallpaper
    Amber Interior Design

    Wallpaper doesn't have to cover the whole wall. If you have borders built into your walls such as chair rails, use them as a useful guide on where to stop. The distinction between the papered and bare sections of the wall can add an interesting design moment all by themselves, doing even more to help you create a dining room that is one of a kind.