Red Painted Furniture Ideas
Red is a fun and vibrant color! Perfect for that pop of color or statement piece. Here are 13 inspiring red painted furniture ideas.
Hello, my amazing friends! I hope you are having sunny and warmer weather where you are. We are seeing more of the ’60s-’70s and less of the ’50s these days. Thank goodness! I’m SO ready.
Guess what? Today it’s all about RED.
I’m continuing the “color series” and red is the showstopper today. It’s bold and demands attention. Don’t you agree?
My friends were so gracious to again share their lovelies with us today. I’m also sharing two pieces I painted red too! Yep, I did…sort of. ;)
At least I had some this time. lol
Be sure to hop on over and visit my friends below to find out more about each piece. The links to each project are below each photo.
Have fun and enjoy!
This plaid table is awesome! Check out how Jenna made this plaid pattern (without measuring!)
Get all the details, here.
This is a great way to add a punch of color …right in your entry.
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I am loving the layered reds here that Kandice used (and the black wax for a perfect finish!)
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Look at all the gorgeous trim on this made from scratch child’s desk.
See the front and get all the build details, here.
How darn creative is this??? Very!
Hop on over and see how Jen did this, here.
Okay, you guys are gonna love this one. It’s a “ladder chair”. You’ve got to go over and see how it works! (and the full build is there too)
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Check out this red coffee bar. How fun is that??
See more, here.
Like a little more muted red?? This one is perfect for you!
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Love the black peeking through under the red on this one.
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I love how the wood grain shows through the red on this one. Perfect!
See more of this pie safe, here.
What a fun piece is this? I love those gold overlays!
See more and get all the details, here.
And a couple of my own below…
I created a checkerboard top on this old side table in red, white and blue.
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I know, I know, where’s the red?? It’s there, underneath and peeking through. ;) Plus the drawer is FULL on red.
Hop on over to see more, here.
I hope you enjoyed all of the red furniture makeovers today. Red can be so much fun and can add a bright pop of color for your space.
I actually enjoy red, surprisingly! I think it goes really well with all of the blues, aquas I have in our home. I think that is why I love to decorate with lots of red during the holidays.
But for my everyday style, I don’t really do a lot of red these days. (I used to) How about you? Are you a red furniture lover?
Do you have any red furniture pieces in your home?
Thinking about painting something red?
I hope this post has provided you with some great inspiration, if so!
Here are a few of my RED paint picks:
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If you missed any of the other colors in the “color series” you can see them here:
- 20 Green Painted Furniture Ideas
- 7 Beautiful Purple Furniture Makeovers
- 11 Yellow Furniture Makeovers
- 13 Red Painted Furniture Ideas (you are here!)
- 10 Coral Painted Furniture Makeovers & Ideas
- 16 Pink Furniture Makeover Ideas
- 19 Navy Painted Furniture Makeovers
- 22 Aqua Painted Furniture Makeover Ideas
- 18 Painted White Furniture Makeovers
I’ll see you back here on Thursday with a brand new haul. (I hope! If I can get one of them done, I’ll be sharing that later this week)
I also plan to continue my “back to basics” series that I started 2 years ago. Yikes! I had a bunch more posts planned that are just sitting as “drafts” here that need to get written and out. Lots of good info for you to have and use when doing makeovers, etc. Just trying to put things all in one post to make it easier to find and answer all those questions you have.
Anyway, be on the lookout for that in the coming weeks too.
See you right back here on Thursday! Have a beautiful week!
I LOVE red accents. My knife set, Keurig, utensil basket, Cuisinart pots and pans, kettle are all red! I also spray painted the two stools that go under the counter on my kitchen island red. I have decided that an old bench on my patio needs to be red! Thank you for the inspiration.
Red accents are fun! Sounds like yours is just right! :) xo
I like some red. I painted an end table that was mostly laminate with a wood door similar to that table with dark wax, which was a nice accent to all the light oak furniture in my house. There were other neat ideas above too.
Sounds beautiful, Donna! :) xo
I’m all in! A red girl from way back. red accents in my french cottag. home. Thanks for Sharing with all the girly girls. Stay safe my friend.k
You are very welcome! Stay safe, Roseann! :) xo
You hit a nerve today! I’m painting a child’s desk for my grandson and he wanted it red. So, being the wonderful Nana that I am, I tried to paint it red. It was already black and after sanding it was left with the raw wood and black paint. Not a good plan. I tried spray paint, latex, and finally just gave up and painted it white. The raw wood came out bright red while the places that were black came out a dark red. Lesson learned…I should have painted or primed the desk white to begin with. Hope this helps someone else who wants to paint something red! Oh, I did add red stripes and they came out great over the white. Take care and stay strong!
Aww, yes, some paint colors can be sticklers like that! Sounds like your “fail” turned out to be a huge win though! Love stripes…bet it looks great! xoxo
I hope you and your family are well.
I don’t know why, but I dislike the colour red. I’m a blue girl. In my furniture though, I like white.
However, I enjoy all before and After’s. It’s interesting to see what can be done, and to see the techniques used.
I love before and after furniture makeovers the best. I’m still working on deciding what to do for many pieces that I have.
What is currently your favourite paint/varnish stripper. I remember you said Citristrip has changed.
Thanks for all the great content!!
Thank you, Tracey!! I hope the same for you.
I think is one of those love it or hate it colors. And no, I don’t know yet. I haven’t had a chance to really test any out well. Once this is over, I do plan to buy quite a few different brands and test them (even though they are open, we aren’t going out into stores right now)…then do a post about it. :) xoxo
I hear you! I’m terrified to even go to the grocery stores. Both my hubby and I have immune/underlying health issues. For now, we work with what we’ve got! Right?! 😁
Thanks again for all your posts and content!
Red is my favorite color, and my accent color in my kitchen. I did my kitchen hutch red years ago and I still love it.
That’s great, Nancy! Red is such a fun color. :) xo
I’m a huge fan of yours, but red gets a big “hell no” from me! Other than the reds that can be seen in nature, like flowers and sunsets, I’m firmly anti-red in all things. For me, the only colors that are worse are maroon and dark muddy oranges.
Hahaha!! Tell me how you really feel, Lizzy!! ;) But yep, red is powerful and a love it or hate it color! I’m not too much a fan of those fall type colors either. Love bright, happy, color…blues, whites, as you know!lol xo
This made me laugh. I also feel strongly, I dislike red SO MUCH!! I can’t understand how this could be a favourite colour.
My BFF has red EVERYTHING. Red CURTAINS, appliances, coffee maker, accents, toaster. You get it. Yuck!
No offences to the red lovers out there, it just hurts my eyeballs!
It’s so nice to find other anti-red kindred spirits out there in the world! <3
Lovely pieces. I especially like the ladder chair! Would love one!
Thanks, Rose! Isn’t that the coolest?! xo
Good afternoon – I watch you every chance I can to catch up. Just love the things you transpose from trash to treasure. There is one thing – I am so afraid to ” PAINT ” a piece of furniture. I have always gone to refinishing. How can I transform?? Thank You Jean
Hi Jean! Thanks so much. :) Oh, gosh, well…the best way? Just paint one! You’ll be hooked. But really, I’d say paint something small that you are not as worried about first. See how you feel about it…and then go on to your next one! And don’t be afraid, it’s only paint and can be removed or painted over. I have always said that..don’t be afraid, just do it! :) xo