50 Southwestern Dining Room Ideas (Photos)

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Southwestern style dining room with red walls, a China cabinet, and a dining table for six on an area rug above wooden flooring.

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White dining room illuminated by an eccentric chandelier that hung over the wooden dining table and metal chairs. It has terracotta flooring and white brick walls mounted with a rectangular mirror.
White dining room illuminated by an eccentric chandelier that hung over the wooden dining table and metal chairs. It has terracotta flooring and white brick walls mounted with a rectangular mirror.

Southwestern dining room decorated with string wall arts and antique vases that sit on the wooden dining table surrounded with striped cushioned chairs.
Southwestern dining room decorated with string wall arts and antique vases that sit on the wooden dining table surrounded with striped cushioned chairs.

Southwestern dining room decorated with string wall arts and antique vases that sit on the wooden dining table surrounded with striped cushioned chairs.
This dining room showcases taupe wainscoting and natural wood plank flooring topped by a classic area rug. It includes pink striped chairs and a rectangular dining table that complements the storage cabinet.

Yellow dining room with a high gloss dining table paired with matching chairs that are fitted with various styled cushions. It is illuminated by an ornate chandelier that hung from the coffered ceiling.
Yellow dining room with a high gloss dining table paired with matching chairs that are fitted with various styled cushions. It is illuminated by an ornate chandelier that hung from the coffered ceiling.

Cozy dining area boasts a wooden dining table and leather upholstered chairs designed with vintage pattern. It has rustic wood plank flooring and a stone accent wall that adds texture in the room.
Cozy dining area boasts a wooden dining table and leather upholstered chairs designed with vintage pattern. It has rustic wood plank flooring and a stone accent wall that adds texture in the room.

Beige dining room illuminated by a rectangular chandelier that hung from the tray ceiling. It has a classy dining set and a wooden console table accented with a sunburst mirror.

Beige dining room illuminated by a rectangular chandelier that hung from the tray ceiling. It has a classy dining set and a wooden console table accented with a sunburst mirror.

An ornate chandelier hangs over the carved wood dining set in this southwestern dining room offering a wooden buffet table that's topped with white marble counter and three-panel mirror.

An ornate chandelier hangs over the carved wood dining set in this southwestern dining room offering a wooden buffet table that’s topped with white marble counter and three-panel mirror.

A white printed rug adds a striking accent in this orange dining room lighted by a candle chandelier and recessed ceiling lights. It has a round dining table and beige high back chairs surrounded with black framed photos.

Southwestern dining room with a round chandelier and wooden dining set on a printed rug placed against the white tiled wall arranged in a herringbone pattern.

An open dining area showcases a wrought iron chandelier and striped cushioned chairs along with a round dining table topped with wooden sculpture.

Small dining area with limestone flooring and beige ceiling framed with rustic wood beams. It has a brown dining set that’s illuminated by a unique chandelier.

Bright dining room illuminated by a brass chandelier that hung from the wooden table with yellow legs. It is accompanied by a striped bench and metal chairs that sit on a classic area rug.

A blue storage cabinet adds a pop of color in this dining room with glazed windows and a cathedral ceiling that matches the hardwood flooring topped by a white rug.

Fresh dining room designed with lovely wall arts and chrome globe pendants that hung over the wooden dining table surrounded with gray chairs.

The charming dining room boasts a custom dining table and gray chairs lighted by a wrought iron chandelier that hung from the wood beam ceiling. It has hardwood flooring and an arched inset wall that’s bursting with colors.

Red dining room with a fireplace and rustic dining table paired with leather chairs. It has tiled flooring and a glazed window covered with patterned draperies.

The spacious dining area offers wrought iron chandelier and wooden dining set guarded by tall sculptures. It has a wood beam ceiling and terracotta flooring topped by a tasseled rug.

This dining room features a bulb chandelier and eye-catching wall arts mounted on the orange wall. It includes wicker chairs and wooden dining table covered in a red runner.

Warm dining room designed with a wooden shutter sealed by a star and a diamond wall art flanked by wall sconces. There’s a wine rack across the wooden dining set that sits on a vintage area rug.

Elegant dining room illuminated by an ornate chandelier that hung from the dome ceiling. It has a boat shape dining table and cushioned chairs surrounded with wooden columns.

A small dining space situated next to the living area featuring a glass top dining table and leather cushioned chairs lighted by a vintage chandelier.

An all wood dining room with a rustic chandelier and tree stump dining table accompanied by matching chairs on wood plank flooring.

A unique chandelier hangs over the rustic table in this dining room with an eye-catching bench and red chairs placed against the white wall that’s filled with round decors in various styles and sizes.

Ambient light from the chandeliers and wall sconces bring a warm and cozy tone in this southwestern dining room featuring an immense dining table surrounded with wooden and tufted chairs.

A dining space situated next to the concrete staircase showcasing a round chandelier and redwood dining set that complements with the hardwood flooring.

Southwestern dining room decorated with framed photos and an ethnic shirt mounted on the taupe wall. It has cushioned chairs and a wooden dining table designed with a chevron pattern.

A vintage chandelier illuminates this dining room showcasing a dark wood dining set on a red printed rug and inset shelves filled with various decors.

This dining room offers a natural wood buffet table that complements with the wood plank flooring and dining set lighted by a pair of candle chandeliers that hung from the arched ceiling clad in red bricks.

Natural light streams in through the wooden framed windows in this southwestern dining room featuring a seat nook topped with beige cushion and pillows along with a distressed display cabinet across the wooden dining set illuminated by an ornate chandelier.

A blue sectional sofa adds a cool accent in this cozy dining room with stylish built-in shelving and a black drum pendant that hung over the round dining table and wooden chairs fitted with coral cushions.

Warm dining room with wooden vaulted ceiling and terracotta flooring arranged in hexagon and diamond patterns. It includes a wooden dining set situated in between a buffet table and bar that’s lined with metal counter chairs.

Southwestern dining room designed with a tall wooden decor and interesting wall art mounted across the sleek dining set that sits on a beige area rug.

Elegant dining room boasts a stone accent wall and an arched window dressed in striped draperies that complement the high back chairs surrounding a rectangular dining table.

Rustic dining room offers a storage cabinet and wicker pendant light along with upholstered chairs and a wooden dining table topped with a decorative bowl.

Source: JP Malone

Rustic dining room offers a storage cabinet and wicker pendant light along with upholstered chairs and a wooden dining table topped with a decorative bowl.

Gorgeous dining room with lovely decorative plates and a wrought iron chandelier that hung over the round dining table accented with alternating printed chairs.

Fabulous dining room with light wood ceiling and hardwood flooring topped by a striped area rug. It includes a pink buffet table and blue chairs surrounding a black dining table that’s lighted by a candle chandelier.

The well-lit dining room features a potted plant and window seat nook that complements the beige wingback chairs on a striped rug. It includes a round dining table and a stylish pendant light that hung from the wood beam ceiling.

A gorgeous dining set sits in between wooden console tables in this dining room with display cabinets and a classic area rug that lays on the rich hardwood flooring.

Southwestern dining room showcases a kiva fireplace and a wooden dining table paired with modern metal chairs. It has tiled flooring and wood beam ceiling with a hanging wrought iron chandelier.

A bulb pendant light hangs over the wooden dining table topped with a striped runner in this dining room boasting wicker chairs and eye-catching art pieces mounted on the red accent wall.

Marvelous dining area by the three-panel window offering a built-in bench and round dining table that sits on flagstone flooring. It includes a fireplace and floral canvas mounted on the inset stone wall.

A black framed wall art lighted by warm sconces is the highlight of this white dining room with a wooden dining set accompanied by round back chairs and a pair of stools on a striking diamond pattern rug.

This dining room features arched inset wall niches and star pendant lights that hung over the wooden dining table on a vintage area rug.

Classy dining room with a fireplace and a dark wood dining table accented with yellow wingback chairs. It includes elegant chandeliers and an eye-catching printed rug that lays on the hardwood flooring.

White dining room illuminated by a wrought iron chandelier that hung from the wood beam ceiling. It has spiral columns and a cozy dining set highlighted by a lovely canvas.

Southwestern dining room showcases wood plank ceiling and flooring along with glazed windows overlooking the outdoor scenery. It has a crystal chandelier and natural wood dining table accompanied by striped cushioned chairs and a classy red bench.

Multicolored dining chairs sit at a light wood table in this dining room with limestone flooring and full height glazing that overlook the sparkling swimming pool.

Small dining space with a rustic dining table and black chairs over light wood plank flooring. It includes a gorgeous chandelier and charming wall art mounted next to the white framed window.

Southwestern dining room offers a dark wood dining set on a classic area rug and a corner kiva fireplace fixed on the white brick walls. It is illuminated by a wrought iron chandelier that hung from the wood beam ceiling.

Source: Houzz

This dining room boasts a carved wood buffet table that complements the cabinet and dining set lighted by a candle chandelier that hung from the classy ornate ceiling.

Southwestern dining room offers a dark wood dining set on a classic area rug and a corner kiva fireplace fixed on the white brick walls. It is illuminated by a wrought iron chandelier that hung from the wood beam ceiling.

Source: Houzz

Southwestern dining room offers a dark wood dining set on a classic area rug and a corner kiva fireplace fixed on the white brick walls. It is illuminated by a wrought iron chandelier that hung from the wood beam ceiling.

The Southwestern style brings energy and vibrant colors reminiscent of the desert landscape to a room. Its impact is unmistakable. Yet, it has a small following in less than 1 percent of dining rooms. It isn’t as well-defined like modern or traditional. You could call it a living style. It blends elements of rustic decor along with the free spirit of eclectic and shabby-chic.

It resembles the beach style in that it draws from a sense of place. You’ll find many of the iconic features of the Southwest including natural materials and classic motifs. The challenge with this decor is to create a balance between tasteful and kitsch. It’s easy to get swept up in the images of cowboys and the Old West.

Are you curious about how to capture this look for your home? Browse our collection of dining rooms to get more ideas about this evocative style.

Features of the Southwestern Dining Room

The dominant theme of this style is its earthiness. The colors, furnishings, and elements stand as a testament to its connection with nature. Terracotta pottery, potted cacti, and longhorn skulls bring the desert indoors. Textures feature prominently. The style isn’t dainty but rather rugged and weathered.

The Palette of the Landscape

If you like bright colors, you’ll enjoy the classic shades of this look. Think reds, oranges, and yellows with splashes of blue. Neutral hues like tan and white also work well especially as a backdrop for these showier colors. A combination is an excellent option to avoid overwhelming your guests.

Furnishings

When you look at Southwestern dining room design ideas, you’ll see rugged and rustic pieces perhaps with rough-hewn timbers. The furniture is as tough as the landscape. Warmer wood tones like cedar bring an inviting atmosphere in keeping with the color scheme. Natural fabrics like wool, burlap, and even denim add texture.

Stick with curved lines to soften the mood of your dining room. Accessories are welcome additions. A bear skin rug or game trophy mount is right at home with this style. Colorful tiles are a classic feature. You can use them as accent pieces to create an attractive focal point. Heavy metals like hammered tin are another popular element.

Lighting

A Southwestern dining room is bright. Consider adding multiple lighting fixtures to match the energy of the room. Hang pendant lights over your dining room table. Place a floor lamp in a dark corner. Be sure to use warm-colored light bulbs to match the decor.




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