11 Amazing Dining Rooms With Wallpaper

Elegant dining room with black and brown patterned wallpaper behind white and black chairs

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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

    Cozy dining room with floral wallpaper

    mssamanthasantana / Instagram

    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.

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    A Modern Glam Dining Room

    Dining room with black and white wallpaper

    rachaelsdrealtor / Instagram

    This contemporary space from rachaelsdrealtor proves that wallpaper is anything but stuffy and outdated.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.

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    Wallpaper the Ceiling

    Dining room with wallpaper on the roof

    mondaymondaycreative / Instagram

    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.

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    Add a Pop of Color

    Dining room with yellow wallpaper

    changoandco / Instagram

    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.

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    Mod-Style Wallpaper

    Mod yellow wallpaper

    my_house_on_abbey_road / Instagram

    If you're looking for wallpaper inspiration for your Mid-century modern home, check out this retro-inspired space from my_house_on_abbey_road. 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.

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    Grasscloth Wallpaper

    Dining room with wood wallpaper

    thejennyjames / Instagram

    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.

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    A Wallpapered Breakfast Bar

    Breakfast bar with black and white graphic wallpaper

    the.garage.collective / Instagram

    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. 

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    Add Faux Bricks

    Dining room with brick wallpaper

    makinghomematter / Instagram

    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.  

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    An Eat-In Kitchen With Wallpaper

    Formal dining room with floral wallpaper

    @soozidanson / Instagram

    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 soozidanson features a green wallpaper that gives the space a feeling of warmth and elegance that's perfect for a dining room.

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    A Traditional Dining Room

    Floral dining room wallpaper

    Reena Sotropa

    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.

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    Pair It With Art

    Formal dining room wallpaper

    Casa Watkins Living

    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.