Decorating Rooms With Red

10 Ravishing Red Rooms

This fabulous display wall, found in Lonny's October/November issue, used red matting for the pictures on the wall, to great effect. What a nice change from the usual white!

While red and pink are considered essential colors for Valentine's Day decorating, red is a perfect color to use in your home every day of the year. Red is the most potent of all of the warm colors, and in some cultures is associated with purity, joy, and celebration. It's also the color of happiness and prosperity in China. Wherever you use it in your home, it will add warmth and energy. Check out some beautiful rooms that use red to varying degrees, and see how different each of the rooms feels based on the volume, shade, and amount of red used.