Dining Room Colors Inspired by Holiday Treats

Whether they’re chocolate-covered or sugar-sprinkled, these holiday treats are baked with color inspiration that dining rooms are eyeing. Sit back with a cup of hot cocoa and your favorite holiday treat as you find a dining room color palette that gets your mouth watering.

Dining room inspired by peppermint bark featuring Bitter Chocolate SW 6013, Red Bay SW 6321, and High Reflective White SW 7757.


Nothing says ‘tis the season like peppermint bark. Featuring a trio of red, white, and brown, this mint chocolate treat is layered with cozy color options. If you’re looking for a sprinkling of color in your dining room, try accenting corners with warmer shades of red or brown to draw attention to that space.

Dining room inspired by Russian tea cakes featuring Alabaster SW 7008.


Like the freshly fallen snow, Russian tea cakes capture the simplicity and sophistication of a classic neutral. A timeless hue like Alabaster is simple, sleek, and known for its ability to stand the test of time. No matter the season, this neutral shade sets the stage for an elegant room that’s always in style.

Dining room inspired by gingerbread men featuring Tatami Tan SW 6116 and Interactive Cream SW 6113.


Gingerbread cookies are as rich in color as they are spiced with fragrance. A toasty brown like Tatami Tan brings warmth to your dining space, while a creamy neutral like Interactive Cream adds an extra layer of comfort that puts guests at ease.

Dining room inspired by jelly donuts featuring Burgundy SW 6300.


On the outside, this golden pastry seems simple, but there’s more than meets the eye. Take a bite and you’ll reveal a pocketful of bold color. If you’re looking to make an impact, a deep shade like Burgundy brings an element of surprise to your dining room while working wonders to stir your appetite.

Dining room inspired by Italian rainbow cakes featuring Overt Green SW 6718, Overjoy SW 6689 and Tuberose SW 6578


Why choose one color when you can choose three? Layered with rainbow-inspired hues of pink, green and yellow, this chocolate-covered cake is stacked with triple the options to give dining rooms a playful look that embraces a variety of bright shades.

We made a list and we’re checking it twice. There are dozens of treats being baked, mixed, and molded during the holiday season, why stop at five? If you didn’t see your favorite dessert, getting color inspiration is a step away. Use our ColorSnap® Visualizer tool on desktop or mobile to create a holiday-inspired palette in seconds.