A Basement Family Room
See how hosts Matt Fox and Shari Hiller create a welcoming retreat out of a basement living room.
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New furniture, accessories and a couple of shop projects help to turn this room into a masculine paradise that the whole family can actually enjoy. A large sectional with decorative pillows and throws maximizes each focal point, while two small armless chairs encourage conversations when the TV is off.
The sectional offers more seating than before and is surrounded by useful tables that hold additional lighting, drinks and snacks.
beaded pillows, brown pillows, brown throw, vases, tray with balls, iron chairs, chair pads, twig lamps, round glass-topped tables, wine glasses (Pier 1 Imports)
velvet draperies (Bed Bath & Beyond) (used along with blue panels to make custom two-toned drapes)
blue and gold diamond throw, blue panels (JC Penney)
moss blue chenille throw (Kirkland's)
two small lamps and shades (Target)
leather book, leather photo album, twig candle (T.J. Maxx)
framed art (French Crossing, Regarding Seasons) (Bombay Company)
copper pot (World Market)
two side chairs (Sofa Express)
This family wants to transform their bachelor-style pad into an inviting family home.