Before and After: Child-Friendly Living Room Makeover

Redesigners Kelly Edge and Judy Anderson take a large family room and make it both adult- and kid-friendly.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThis layout provides more space for the family.
  • The sofa is repositioned facing the fireplace.
  • The coffee table is replaced with a trunk that better fits the scale of the room and also offers additional storage.
  • A chair and ottoman is placed in a far corner for additional seating.
  • Books and movies are stored out of sight to make room for decorative accessories.
  • The children's toys are placed in a nook behind the sofa where there's more room to play.