20 Ways to Use Red, White & Blue in Your Home Design

Infuse your home with a patriotic spirit all-year-long. Check out these 20 ways you can bring the red, white and blue color palette into your home design.

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July 01, 2019
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Patriotic Teen's Room Features Blue Wainscoting

This bedroom was designed for a preteen boy using a red white and blue color scheme. The bed was positioned to create a sense of openness, and dark blue board and batten molding was added to the lower portion of the wall.

Kids' Bedroom Nook in Red, White and Blue

There's plenty of room for play in this superhero-inspired kids' bedroom with a loft bed, Superman artwork and modern swivel chairs.

Subtle, Yet Impactful Color Palette

Plenty of soft textures in plush rugs, faux fur and channel upholstery give this bedroom a feeling of luxury even while the furniture lines stay modern and cool.

Electric Blue Walls, White Trim and Red Linens

The solution-based design for this attic-shaped room with left and right sloping ceilings was to open up the ceiling and add collar ties to make the space feel airy and inviting, and utilize unused space below to create closets. The six handy closets blend in with the rest of the bedroom's electric blue walls, with pure white trim that helps the closets coordinate with the exposed collar ties above.

Blue Living Room With Accents of Red

To integrate book storage into the family room, Esther had a 4' by 7' nook added to the wall behind the sofa. For richness, she opted to have the built-in stained in a medium brown tone rather than painting it white to match the trim.

Navy Dining Room With Mix of Vintage White Chairs

To keep the formal dining area cohesive in style with the family room as well as the breakfast nook, it is painted in the same navy blue. Framed photography, refurbished vintage chairs and a cool wooden table give personality to the space.

Asian-Style Bathroom Features White and Blue Wallpaper

A sleek double vanity is topped with warm brown countertops and sleek chrome faucets. Red mirrors pop off the blue chinoiserie wallpaper, adding elegant Asian style to the space.

Transitional Bedroom in Varying Shades of Blue

From the floor up, the entire guest room is wrapped in shades of blue. A basic queen bed frame is dressed with blue and white linens and placed in to corner to create a cozy niche. Touches of red are placed throughout the room to coordinate with the oversized American flag.

Bold Red Crafting and Home Office Space With Patriotic Theme

After years of being used as storage space, the dark and dingy attic of this Knoxville, Tenn., house gets a functional boost with bold color and vintage furniture.

White Bedroom With Blue and Red Accents

A vintage bamboo headboard was spray-painted in a cheerful blue to create the backdrop of this girl's transitional bedroom. Colorful accents in yellow and red give the room a cheery feel perfect for a coastal home. The art above the bed is a simple DIY using pretty scrapbook papers cut into butterfly silhouettes.

Classic, Patriotic Living Room

Bold red walls set the scene for this traditional living room. A globe chandelier lights up the seating area, which pairs patterned blue chairs and a cane-back armchair around a classic white fireplace.

Splash of Red & Blue Invigorates Simple Office Space

A bold red chair adds a vibrant splash of life to this simple yet chic workspace. The blue desk is adorned with lovely accessories, and a framed black and white photo is mounted above, lending personality to the space.

Boy's Red, White and Blue LEGO-Themed Bedroom

This boy's red and white bedroom was designed to match his love of LEGO bricks. It includes a red and white striped area rug with matching cornice, a white window seat with cabinet storage, a clear acrylic play table, a blue and white striped bed with custom pillows, and a creative bundle hanglamp pendant light that looks a group of light bulbs suspended from red strings.

Patriotic Bedroom With Red Bed Cover and White Vaulted Ceilings

Dark gray/blue walls create a deep background for the bright red accent pieces in this bedroom design. The high, white ceiling balances the bold color blocking. Red bed linens, a red armchair and a blue rug with white stars bring a patriotic feel to the design.

Blue Dining Room Features Red Plaid Curtains

Previously void of color and pattern, the updated breakfast nook is packed with vibrant hues and graphic lines. The walls are painted navy blue and the windows are covered with red plaid curtains, which match the red Parson chairs.

Living Room Features Shades of Blue

In this eclectic living room, a large black and white striped rug, which has a blue design on one side, is used to anchor the room. An oversized blue and white sofa with two coordinating blue pillows is positioned near a padded ottoman.

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Vintage-inspired furnishings and architectural details are accented by the gorgeous abstract art on display.

Red, White and Blue Boy's Nursery

Stars and stripes forever make a bold splash in this boy's nursery where ample floor space and clever storage solutions make it a room that will grow right along with its owner. The built-in bench is a fun, convenient way to bring in extra seating.

Red, White and Blue Bedroom With Painted Headboard

Add panache to a bedroom with a painted headboard, like the red one seen here that serves as a unifying element to the mix of bold patterns and colors.

White Window Seat With Red and Blue Pillows

This window seat is the perfect perch for ocean gazing. Designer Tyler Karu sourced brass lights salvaged from ships. The color palette of white, blues and reds ties in with the authentic nautical style of the room.

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