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10 Ways to Add a Perfect Pop of Color With Poppy Red

August 22, 2017

Incorporate this bright, whimsical hue to add some fun to any space.

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Photo: Brian Patrick Flynn

Poppy Red Color Palette

This kid's room plays with patterns and color, pairing intricate blue and white wallpaper with vibrant red accents. For a similar look, try (from L to R) Behr Top Tomato (P180-7), Sherwin-Williams Serious Gray (SW 6256) and Valspar Pacific Pleasure (5009-10).

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Photo: Jean-Marc Giboux ©

Bright, Bold Backsplash

This neutral kitchen pairs beautifully with the bright red tile backsplash, featuring a natural wood island. The eclectic light fixture and patterned window shade give this room a vibrant, whimsical feel.

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Photo: Kate Schwager. From: Mary Bokovoy.

Colorful Playroom

This vibrant accent wall serves as the focal point in this colorful playroom. Multi-colored desks, patterned seats and white-framed artwork work together to create a winning color combo that pops in this bright space.

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Photo: Patrick Ketchum. From: H3K Design.

Midcentury Ranch Home With Red Front Door

This bright red French door serves as the perfect splash of color for this midcentury modern entryway. Adjacent to the stone exterior, a small water feature contrasts with cactus and gravel landscaping. A stone slab walkway leads to the front door, complete with a Sputnik chandelier.

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