Wonderfully white: 19 ways to add this hue to your home

Some homeowners shy away from using too much white in their home decor, fearing that it will make their houses feel cold, uninviting, or worst of all, boring. And it’s true that using white in the home can be tricky, but as these white home decor ideas prove, there are plenty of beautiful, eye-catching ways to incorporate this color into your interior design.


White home decor shown with white cabinets in a contemporary kitchen with blue accent pieces.

1. Accents of blue match the white backdrop perfectly at the Park at Brushy Creek, creating a look that works in any season.

White modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and white granite on center island.

2. These white marble countertops at The Griffin are a blank slate to let your unique style shine.

Kitchen with white contemporary cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and a green backsplash.

3. At the Addison, white cabinets complement the stainless steel appliances for a sleek, modern look.

Modern kitchen with white cabinets and white home decor ideas as well as orange accents and stools.

4. The combination of white with a vibrant orange give the kitchen at Arbors at Lakeline a warm, summery vibe.


Gray walls surround a large bed with a white bedspread with black accents.

5. You can make your bedroom feel like an oasis by adding a few touches of blue to a white and black bedspread, shown here at the Eastwood at Riverside.

Close up of bed with white bedspread and headboard with black and green pillows between.

6. This bedroom at Searight Village uses light and dark to create a dramatic look.

Bedroom with blue walls and a bed with a white bedspread next to a wooden side table with white home decor ideas on top.

7.  Classic wood furniture and a seafoam blue wall color at the Enclave on Cooper Lane look great with white decor.

Bed with white bedspread and orange throw in front of tan accent wall.

8. In this Smithfield bedroom, a warm splash of color creates a cozy atmosphere in a mostly white room.

Living rooms

Black and white home decor ideas placed on glass table in front of white couch with vibrant yellow accent wall in the background.

9. At Whitestone Landing, pairing black and white with a vivid shade of yellow creates an eye-catching look.

Vibrant living room with a white couch, blue accent wall, and various blue and white home decor pieces.

10. Blue and white play off each other beautifully in this Larkspur living room.

Living room with white couches and brown and yellow pillows on top of deep brown hardwood floors.

11. Earthy colors are classic touches for a rustic Hill Country look, and they work wonderfully with the white couches and ceilings at the Reserve at Brushy Creek.

Living room seating area with white armchairs and a green ottoman.

12. You can achieve a bold look by using white to contrast with a more bold hue, like the green accents in this living room at Searight Village.

White armchair white black and white pillow and a white kitchen in the background.

13. At the Eastwood at Riverside, the combination of black and white design elements is modern, chic and anything but cold and uninviting.


Luxurious bathroom with white porcelain tub surrounded by a stone tiled backsplash.

14. The classic white tub in this bath area at Larkspur creates a cozy, retro look.

Media room

Media room with gray walls and a white modern decor piece surrounding the television.

15. Using white in the media room, pictured here at Searight Village, helps create a focal point and prevents technology from overpowering the room.

Dining area

Rustic breakfast area with French doors in the background and near a white kitchen.

16. Match rustic wood furniture with a clean white background for a dining area that has a country vibe without overdoing it, like this one at Smithfield.

Bar area

Bar area with white cabinets, granite, and blue home decor pieces inside the cabinetry.

17. The crisp white tones in this bar area at Larkspur offer a blank canvas to show off your own design ideas.


Front home exterior with a window surrounded by white stone leading to the front door.

18. The natural stone exteriors at the Addison look great when you match them with a white color scheme.

Two-story home with white stone and blue siding.

19. At Shadow Creek, white is one of several colors used to create a modern yet classic exterior.

These white home decor ideas can truly bring your space to life. For more home decor ideas, check out our blog.

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