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 RoomContinue 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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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 ahousewithbooks proves that with the right pattern, you can mix in wall art with wallpaper. The simple leaf-inspired wallpaper is subtle enough to play well with the pen-and-ink images throughout the room.Continue to 5 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 6 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 7 of 11 below.
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An Eat-In Kitchen With WallpaperContinue to 8 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 kvarteret_krukan proves that a small, delicate pattern works well in a classic dining space. Look for muted colors and dainty designs to add texture and a bit of color to your traditional dining room without overwhelming everything else.Continue to 9 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 10 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 11 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.