A Whole House Makeover in Red

Wondering how far you can go with the color red? Here's a home that takes it all the way - tastefully.
Similar Topics:


The homeowners needed their living room and office area to be more livable and conducive to entertaining both clients and friends.



After the makeover, rich red on the back wall of the office ties it into the red all over the living room walls and ceiling. A painted door hidden in the basement was the inspiration for the color scheme and is now displayed prominently. Copper pillows and gold accents blend in beautifully.



The homeowners' taste is colorful and eclectic, but neither of those qualities was coming through in their previous decor.



The vibrant red walls and the airy curtains now combine with the chairs and simple accessories to make the window area more interesting.



Before the makeover, the entryway wasn't making much of a first impression.



The same red and the same gold accents used throughout the makeover keep this area connected to the other spaces and create a warm welcome for visitors.

Next Up

Retro Red, Black and White Family Room

Funky fabrics, fiery red window treatments and a sparkling silver fireplace surround transform a space stuck in the ’60s.

Color Theory and Living Room Design

Designer tips on using the color wheel and best bets for mood-evoking combinations.

Living Room/Dining Room Makeover: From Gutted to Gorgeous

Candice Olson transforms an empty large main floor into a great room — in more ways than one.

First Floor Update Showcasing Natural Colors and Textures

When this family decided to give their home a transitional makeover, designer Katheryn Cowles knew just what to do to turn the entire first floor into a relaxed, neutral and completely beautiful space.

Living Room Makeover on a Budget

HGTV Magazine met a family who jettisoned everything but their leather sofa and a round mirror—then did a total revamp on a budget.

Color, Contemporary Touches Brighten All-Brown Kitchen

Floor cloth, vinyl-tile backsplash and other accent banish this kitchen's boring brown.

Contemporary Living Room Makeover

Designer Jean Larette shares her story of how she gave a contemporary update to a living room that was stuck in the past.

A Bland Living Room Gets a Stylish Makeover

This fun-loving couple had nothing in common with their living room and its make-do decor. See how HGTV Magazine brought the space to life. 

A Mother's Day Living Room Makeover

HGTV Magazine shows how Sabrina Soto, host of the The High Low Project , livens up her mother's living room.

Journalist Composes Color at Home

San Francisco-based lifestyle journalist Julia Walsh turned to many of her own featured subjects to create the design of her apartment's writing lounge and living room.


Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.