The dining room is more than just a space for eating, it’s where we spend quality time with friends and family, sharing laughter and celebrations. Dining room wall decor sets the backdrop for creating memories. Make your space a reflection of your personality or focus on a specific mood that you’d like to feel in that space. Whether you have a luxurious home with a double-height dining room or a cozy apartment with a small dining nook, there’s a world of possibilities to choose from. Find inspiration in the 40 dining room wall decor ideas we showcase in this article, including statement murals, mirrors, gallery walls, color-blocking, wall molding, and more.
Visualizer: Sergey Krasyuk
Pull in all the beauty of botanics with a nature-inspired mural. This fabulous wall mural example combines shades of green with a vibrant splash of coral to construct a show-stopping event.
Designer: CBD Architects
You don’t need to pull out your paint pots or wallpaper paste to construct a gorgeous dining room feature wall if you’re a green-fingered homeowner. Plant a vertical garden in your dining space or just outside of your dining room’s patio doors to enjoy a revitalizing scene.
Visualizer: Lanre Alao
If a vertical garden would feel overwhelming in your small dining space, how about a compact built-in planter wall?
Visualizer: Comelite Arch
Nothing says lavish like a metallic gold feature wall. The textured gold wall treatment applied in this luxury home climbs two stories to build an imposing, light-reflective focal point. See more inspiration for gold accents in interior design.
Visualizer: Noha Ayad
This gold dining room feature wall is teamed with a reflective black ceiling to give the impression of a double-height void.
Visualizer: Noha Desoukey
Glossy black edging sharpens a champagne gold decor scheme. A black-framed mirror makes a contrasting overlay.
Visualizer: Elemental Design
Incorporate arches into your dining decor scheme to construct a touch of elegance. The arch motif can come in the form of feature doorways, mirrors, or curvaceous lighting.
Designer: 2LG Studio
Add unique style to an existing doorway by painting an extraordinary frame. “Lipstick” for doors has become a signature of 2LG Studio.
Visualizer: Radwa Khaled
Carve out a shapely mural on an arched canvas. It’s a great way to add definition to a neutral decor scheme of beige and brown.
Visualizer: Trang Chuột
A painted, color-blocked arch is a quick, easy, and cost-effective approach.
Visualizer: Alena Starostina
Bring passion to your dining room decor scheme with a stirring art piece. The perfect setting for romantic dinners.
Visualizer: Aliross Design
Install floor-to-ceiling shelves to build a feature wall that includes useful storage. An ideal place to store daily serveware, occasional hostessware, drinking glasses, and carafes.
Designer: Stiff + Trevillion
Alternatively, stack bookshelves to the rafters to construct a cozy coffee shop feel.
Photographer: Joey Studio
Wood cladding assembles a warm cocoon of rich tone and texture.
Visualizer: Elemental Design
Sculp floating alcoves and paint them a contrasting color to your dining room walls. A darker color adds depth to shallow recesses.
Visualizer: Darya Asadchaya
A ribbon of horizontal color blocking creates a cohesive dining room scheme.
Visualizer: Lanre Alao
Wainscotting at chair height offers a classic look for a color-blocked border.
Photographer: Andrew Semenov
Paint a vertical stripe of color to visually anchor a small open-plan dining area. Hang a clock at the top to show when dinner time rolls around.
Visualizer: Mai Anh Nguyen
Station a pegboard wall beside your dining set. It’s a versatile decor element that opens up possibilities for repositionable shelving, hanging plants, and seasonal accessories.
Visualizer: Annamária Dékány
If natural light is lacking inside your dining room, hang a full length mirror to reflect and double the incoming light. It will also double the sense of space.
Visualizer: Ahmed Essam
Assemble a layered look. In this home, classic panel molding is overlaid with modern metal arches to create depth and stacks of visual interest.
Visualizer: Yulia Kalemi
Make a commanding dining room wall with rich dark chocolate cladding. Add a huge horizontal mirror to brightly reflect your dining room chandelier.
Visualizer: Naresh Mistry
A travertine focal wall brings luxurious natural texture to any room. Complement this luxe addition with a gold decorative mirror.
Visualizer: Angelo Ochoa Mejia
Fashion an exquisite neoclassical dining room decor scheme with intricate boiserie and crisp white paintwork.
Visualizer: Abijith M
Add a twist of color to a deeply decorative boiserie with a tint of gray. Incorporate a large mirror into the paneling to elevate the look.
Visualizer: iMax Studio
This beige boiserie wall treatment is given a modern twist with an unexpected square of blue color blocking.
Designer: Luis Gomez-Siu Design Studio
Install shiplap in an oblique application to create a geometric backdrop. This looks particularly effective in rooms with sloping ceilings.
Visualizer: Yulya Tsimasharava
Combine earthy brown stucco with freehand black lines to create an artistic scene.
Visualizer: Anastasiia Reznichenko
3D wall decor and unique wall lights make a sculptural statement.
Assemble a basket wall to style a boho dining room.
Exposed brickwork suits industrial-style and farmhouse dining rooms.
Visualizer: OFFICE4 Architects
Whitewashed stonework walls are both rustic and fresh.
Visualizer: Xuan Uyen
A tiled background is both aesthetic and easy to clean down. A truly practical option for life with kids!
A large marble slab applies instant texture, color, and luxe.
Visualizer: Alive Design
Fluted gypsum panels appear different throughout the day as the influx of natural light changes direction and intensity.
Designer: Specht Architects
Red, blue, and yellow cubist accents create a Mondrian-inspired dining room wall.
Visualizer: Product Wish Design
Accentuate a floating wall shelf and a collection of unusual vases with an LED light strip.
Suspend handmade art from a bamboo cane to assemble a relaxed look.
Visualizer: Moor Arch
Via: Luxe Interiors + Design
Use an assortment of different picture frames to curate an eclectic gallery wall.
Visualizer: Andyrahman Architect
Reclaimed doors and shutters construct a cool dining room feature wall. Create cohesivity by refinishing your finds in just two or three colorways.
Recommended Reading: 51 Dining Rooms That Connect With Light And Nature
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