The Book of Red Paint Colors

Dramatic Paint Colors

The Book of Red Paint Colors

Red Paint Colors

The Book of Red Paint Colors

No matter where or how it is used, the red paint color palette makes a dramatic impact. A visually intense color, it’s recognized as representing power, passion, energy, and courage.

The Book of Red Paint Colors

The dominant extrovert on the color wheel, red draws attention faster than any other paint color in the spectrum. With the ability to make a booming presence, thoughtfully applied Red Paint Colors can instantly take a space from good to gorgeous.

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Main Wall: City Street MEN7105-3 Accent Wall: Briar Rose MEN7067-5 Accent: Steel Me MEN7105-1

Learn About Red

The dominant extrovert on the color wheel, red draws attention faster than any other paint color in the spectrum. With the ability to make a booming presence, thoughtfully applied Red Paint Colors can instantly take a space from good to gorgeous.

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For balance, pair up neutral gray colors or sand hues with bright shades of red-painted feature walls.


In softer tones, red become shades of pink paint and are associated with the heart and love, bringing romance or feminine charm to a bedroom or living room. Deeper, wine shades of red paint signal sophistication, worldliness, drama, and vigor, which are ideal for painting rooms dedicated to deep thought or lively conversation.

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Bedrooms and Living Rooms

In softer tones, red become shades of pink paint and are associated with the heart and love, bringing romance or feminine charm to a bedroom or living room. Deeper, wine shades of red paint signal sophistication, worldliness, drama, and vigor, which are ideal for painting rooms dedicated to deep thought or lively conversation.

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Eliminate the guesswork of creating successful harmonies by working with two different shades of the same color.


The more vibrant or intense a red paint color is, the better suited it is to social areas of the home – where lively chatter is encouraged. Darker, burgundy paint shades are elegant in studies, bedrooms, and dining rooms.

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Dining Rooms and Studies

Walls: Just Gorgeous MEN7064-3; Pepperberry MEN7079-4; Synchronicity MEN 7120-2 Trim: Dusky Dawn MEN7075-1 Accent: Sarsaparilla MEN7105-6

Dining Rooms and Studies

The more vibrant or intense a red paint color is, the better suited it is to social areas of the home – where lively chatter is encouraged. Darker, burgundy paint shades are elegant in studies, bedrooms, and dining rooms.

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Have you ever wondered why red doors look so inviting on homes - it’s because they are! In early America, red doors were a signal to travelers that the house was friendly to guests. Today, painting a front door red is still a sign of welcome.


There’s no question that red paint is a classic color for home exteriors - they are never dull! Red siding or brick has the power to bring a home to life, boasting high energy, heart, and liveliness.

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Exterior Red Paint Colors

There’s no question that red paint is a classic color for home exteriors - they are never dull! Red siding or brick has the power to bring a home to life, boasting high energy, heart, and liveliness.

FIND THE BEST EXTERIOR PAINT FOR YOUR PROJECT