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Red Home Decor

Updated on January 1, 2013

Red Rooms

Whether you color your room red or decorate with splashed of red accents, bringing red in your home decor can enhance your home and your mood. Red lamps, chairs, plates, appliances or even a full red wall can invoke emotion and energy.

In China red is the color of prosperity and joy, something everyone could use a little more of. Red Decor can also invoke energy, enthusiasm and the desire to go for your dreams. For this reason it's great to place in a home office or even kitchens. If you find you are energized by red, you may want to leave it out of your bedroom, though some say red invokes passion and lust.

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Red Office Chair

Fabric Ergonomic Task Home Office Computer Chair, Red
Fabric Ergonomic Task Home Office Computer Chair, Red

Looks good and is good for you with it being ergonomic. Sit pretty while you type.

 

Red Wall Phone

Crosley CR55-RE Wall Phone with Push Button Technology, Red
Crosley CR55-RE Wall Phone with Push Button Technology, Red

This has a very retro feel to it. Land lines are starting to become a thing of the past, but this phone makes me want to hook one up again.

 

Mele Faux Leather Electronic Charging Station in Red

Charge your cell phone, PDA, and digital music player without turning your counter or dresser into a mess of wires. Fashioned in faux leather, this electronic charging station has room for three devices on the top, and it lifts to cleverly conceal the power cords below. From Mele.

Red and Plum Accent Chairs - The combo works in this bold room

Combine Red wih other Bold Colors
Combine Red wih other Bold Colors

You may think red and purple clash, but the combination can create a visually interesting and pulled together room. Also note the colorful painting in back that combines both shades for a cohesive look.

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Red Micro Suede Sleeper Chair

Fun Furnishings Chair Sleeper, Red Micro Suede
Fun Furnishings Chair Sleeper, Red Micro Suede

This reminds me a comfy home movie theater seat. Added bonus that it turns into a twin bed for guests that won't or shouldn't go home for the night.

 

angelo:HOME Davis Armless Renu Leather Chair in Red Wine

A modern classic. Covered in red wine-colored simulated-leather with a nailhead bottom border, this armless chair is designed with a broad rolled back and a deep cushion for long-lasting comfort. Its espresso-finished, tapered wood legs making this chair ideal for accentuating a living room, office, or bedroom. From angelo:HOME by designer Angelo Surmelis.

Red Down Couch Pillows

Newpoint Microsuede 16-Inch-by-16-Inch Feather and Down Filled Pillows, Red, 2-Pack
Newpoint Microsuede 16-Inch-by-16-Inch Feather and Down Filled Pillows, Red, 2-Pack

Designers tell us to purchase neutral colored furniture and punch it up with pillows and other accessories. Well you won't get more punch than a pair of red pillows.

 

Red Throw Blanket

Jovi Home Scotch Chenille Hand Woven Throw 50-Inch-by-60-Inch, Red (Red/Brown/Bone)
Jovi Home Scotch Chenille Hand Woven Throw 50-Inch-by-60-Inch, Red (Red/Brown/Bone)

This reminds me of Christmas and being snug as a bug, wrapped up in this blanket by the fireplace.

 

Ruby Red Slipper Doorstop

The Wizard of Oz Red Ruby Slippers Doorstop - Wicked Witch of the East
The Wizard of Oz Red Ruby Slippers Doorstop - Wicked Witch of the East

Funky and Funny! This will surely be a "door" stopper as guests enter your home.

 

Red Vase

Dale Tiffany GA80093 Monte Carlo Red Glass Decorative Vase, 6-1/2-Inch by 12-Inch
Dale Tiffany GA80093 Monte Carlo Red Glass Decorative Vase, 6-1/2-Inch by 12-Inch

Almost prettier than the flowers that would grace this stellar vase.

 

Red Circle Wall Decorations

34 Dark Red Polka Dot Wall Stickers Removable Dot Wall Decals
34 Dark Red Polka Dot Wall Stickers Removable Dot Wall Decals

Funky movable wall decor lets you create your own design again and again. No harm to the walls, so this is a great idea for apartments, dorm rooms or places where the landlord won't let you touch the wall color.

 

Gorgeous Pendant Light

Trans Globe Lighting PND-611 RED 37-Inch 4-Light Pendant, Red
Trans Globe Lighting PND-611 RED 37-Inch 4-Light Pendant, Red

This floral pendant light is just so pretty. I can't decide if it should be over a table in a breakfast nook or in a bedroom.

 

Red Waste Can

Umbra Orvino Melamine Waste Can, Red
Umbra Orvino Melamine Waste Can, Red

In an office or bathroom this trash can will look good.

 

Red Kitchen Towels

Bardwil Popcorn 3-Piece Kitchen Towel Set, Red
Bardwil Popcorn 3-Piece Kitchen Towel Set, Red

Keep these away from cleaners with bleach unless you want hot pink spots on your red towels. My husband learned that lesson the hard way.

 

Home Styles Cuisine Cart Red Finish with Stainless Steel Top

A handy accessory for the kitchen connoisseur, this solid wood cuisine cart has storage space for all sorts of culinary tools. It's outfitted with a utility drawer, a spice rack, a towel bar, two cabinet doors that open up to an interior shelf, and heavy duty locking casters. Its red finish and stainless steel top complement your kitchen beautifully. Assembly required. Ships in two cartons. Accessories (shown) not included. Measures 32-1/2"W x 18-3/4"D x 36"H. Made in Thailand.

Red Merlot Placemats

Bardwil Linens Reflections Set of 4 Placemats, Merlot
Bardwil Linens Reflections Set of 4 Placemats, Merlot

Place mats instantly dress up a table. They are the foundation to serving the rest of a good meal.

 

Red Dinner Plate

Waechtersbach Freestyle Dinner Plates, Set of 4, Cherry Red
Waechtersbach Freestyle Dinner Plates, Set of 4, Cherry Red

Bright Cherry Red Plates. I bet a salad looks amazing on these sturdy earthen-ware plates. They are dishwasher safe, but not recommended in the microwave.

 

Top 5 Ways to Bring Red into the Kitchen - accessories to appliances

  1. Bosch TAS4513UC Tassimo Single-Serve Coffee Brewer, Glamour Red

    Whip up cappuccinos and lattes at home. Available with Starbucks coffees and real milk discs for steaming.

  2. Stanley Roberts 25 Piece Cutlery Gadget Set, Red

    Save space and keep everything at hand with this cute all in one utensil/cutlery holder.

Red Accent Duvet Cover

Le Vele LE27K Olympus King 6 Piece Duvet Cover Set
Le Vele LE27K Olympus King 6 Piece Duvet Cover Set

This is the perfect way to bring red into the bedroom. Just a little bit in the bedding won't overwhelm the room with the bold shade. Red helps keep things passionate in the bedroom as well!

 

Take a Poll: the Best Wall Colors - May it be as an accent or the entire room

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      miaponzo 

      7 years ago

      I have red vases and candle holders.. splashes of red make great accents!

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