15 Ways to Decorate With Candy Apple Red

Invigorate your home with this deliciously bold hue.

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September 02, 2016
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Candy Apple Red Color Palette

This bold, high-gloss red instantly energizes any room. In this eclectic dining room, candy apple accents serve as an eye-catching focal point against gray walls and deep brown furniture.

Cottage Charm

Inspired by the classic fall treat, candy apple red can complement just about any design style, from country to contemporary. In this cottage-style kitchen, a bright red oven makes a big statement between white cabinetry. 

Industrial Flair

Candy apple red can also add the perfect amount of color to an industrial-style space. In this dining room, bright red pendant lights and chair cushions add some pizzazz to the black and white space.

All-American Style

A color palette of navy blue and bright candy apple red lends classic American style to this breakfast nook. Plaid window treatments complete the timeless look.

Invigorating Entryway

A candy apple red sideboard makes a bold statement and adds a burst of color to this mostly neutral entry. Matted photography and a silver table lamp enhance the space without overpowering the focal furniture piece.

Up the Walls

Ready to make a big statement with candy apple red? Try painting it on your walls. Just keep other colors to a minimum to keep the space from feeling overwhelming.

Chevron Shelves

Even a small dose of candy apple red can make a big statement. In this kid's bedroom, bright red shelves add an impactful splash of color, really standing out against the blueish-gray walls.

Appetizing Dining Space

The color red is thought to stimulate the appetite, so it's a great choice for a kitchen or dining room. A candy apple red leather banquette spices up this otherwise neutral dining area.

Super Sleek

A versatile hue, candy apple red looks right at home in traditional spaces as well as contemporary ones. In this sleek kitchen, glossy red cabinets shine against a silver tile backsplash.

Lively Laundry Room

Even utilitarian spaces can feel a bit more fun with the help of candy apple red. Bold appliances and colorful artwork lend a retro feel to this laundry room.

Bright Lighting

Candy apple red cage lights add a subtle a pop of color in a large great room with a primary color palette of neutrals: white, black, gray and unassuming wood tones.

Saturated Hues

Vibrant jewel tones fill this living area with energy, from the emerald green walls of the dining area to the sapphire blue of the sofa. Bright, candy apple red accents are lively punctuations to the scene.

Black, White and Red All Over

Candy apple red makes an extra-large impact in a monochromatic space. In this petite kids' bathroom, a pair of bright red stools pops against a white subway tile backsplash.

Retro Cool

Wallpaper with a retro feel dresses up the study nook in this boy's bedroom. The candy apple red desk brings out the red in the wallpaper, tying the look together.

Vintage Appeal

A classic Coca-Cola sign and a candy apple red medicine cabinet — rescued from a friend's junk pile — add a touch of vintage charm to this garage.

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