The dining room is a space where you spend a lot of time connecting with friends and family. It should be a welcoming and energetic place, but it doesn't have to be boring. Wallpaper is a great way to add a punch of texture and visual interest and make your dining room feel purposeful and intentional. From graphic to floral to neutral, there is a wallpaper for every home decor enthusiast.
Whether you opt for a graphic modern choice, like this one from mydavidwillsonhome, or you're looking or something a little more traditional, here are some of our favorite looks.
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A Cozy Floral Dining Nook
We love pretty much everything about this space from mssamanthasantana. From the happy floral wallpaper to the eye-catching hanging pendant, this cozy dining space may be small—but it's definitely not shy. Even if you only have a small dining space to decorate, the right wallpaper can add a lot of dimension without overwhelming the room.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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A Modern Glam Dining Room
This contemporary space from rachaelsdrealtor proves that wallpaper is anything but stuffy and outdated. We love the combination of the black and white wallpaper with the gold finishes throughout the space to elevate the whole look and give it a high-end feel.Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Wallpaper the Ceiling
Instead of wallpapering the walls, consider putting wallpaper on the ceiling for a show-stopping look in your dining room. In this dining room from mondaymondaycreative, a pink and green hand-painted wallpaper is placed on the ceiling and it totally transforms the space. This is a great idea if you want to make a statement in your dining area without taking away from the rest of the room.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Add a Pop of Color
A bright, happy wallpaper like this yellow option from changoandco is a great way to bring in a pop of color that is a little more interesting than your standard painted accent wall. When opting for a bolder wallpaper, look for larger patterns (like this oversized floral one) to avoid the wallpaper from feeling too busy.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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If you're looking for wallpaper inspiration for your Mid-century modern home, check out this retro-inspired space from myhouseonabbeyroad. We love the muted hues throughout the space and the streamlined, tapered furniture. A good rule of thumb when picking a wallpaper is to find a design that plays with the rest of your decor but doesn't overpower it.Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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If you're anything like us, you can't get enough of natural fiber textures throughout the home. If you are looking for a unique, grasscloth wallpaper idea, this modern dining space from thejennyjames is a perfect inspiration. The grasscloth wallpaper in this space helps add a touch of texture to the space, but doesn't take away from the minimalist look and feel of the room.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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A Wallpapered Breakfast Bar
Is there anything better than a kitchen breakfast bar? A kitchen breakfast bar outfitted with an engaging graphic pattern, like this one from the.garage.collective. This wallpapered island is a great way to add a surprising pop of texture that doesn't clash with the rest of the room. We love any wallpaper idea that feels a little unexpected in the best way.Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Add Faux Bricks
Exposed brick is enviable in any home—but if you don't have it, you can fake it. This wallpapered dining room from makinghomematter features a "brick" wall that gives the space a rustic, farmhouse feel we love. If the brick isn't your thing, look for faux-wood panel or bamboo wallpaper to add a touch of texture to your dining space.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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An Eat-In Kitchen With Wallpaper
We all love a great dining room, but sometimes it can be difficult to make it feel cozy enough for entertaining. This lovely space from Bespoke Only features a green wallpaper that gives the space a feeling of warmth and elegance that's perfect for a dining room.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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A Traditional Dining Room
Wallpaper is a great choice for a traditional or classic dining room. This room from Reena Sotropa proves that a large, bold pattern works well in a classic dining space. Pair any bold print with modern, simple furniture and lighting so it doesn't overwhelm the space.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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Pair It With Art
While some wallpaper ideas are bold and textured enough to provide all the art a room needs, this lovely dining room from Casa Watkins Living proves that with the right pattern, you can mix in wall art with wallpaper. The simple wallpaper is subtle enough to play well with the colorful images throughout the room.