look. Wainscotting also requires thicker casings in order for there ot be a surface for the wainscot to trim against. Note side of door casing in photo. Standard casings were backed with an additional 3/4" backing to provide surface at side for wainscot to trim against.
Red Dining room with white wainscoting
tall wainscoting to downplay bold red walls
sconces and art still looks nice with the hight wainscoting
Wainscoting in dining room above chair rail height for a dramatic effect.
cut red down with high wainscoting, white ceiling
your wainscoting up nice and high and you'll still get that nice contrast with your chandelier while keeping the room light and airy.
Though this is generally a common practice, try to keep the wainscoting and surrounding molding the same color. This way, the architectural detail will feel continuous