Funky and Functional Family Room
Host Joan Steffend and designer Todd Pinzuti add form and function to a family's oddly-shaped family room.
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The old built-in fish tank is torn out, and recessed shelves are put in its place. Jeff uses particle board to re-line the alcove and then paints the back wall the same shade of green that was used on the other shelves. New brushed-nickel sconces replace the old ones, and tortoise-shell shades bring another fun animal print to the room.
Recessed shelves – $26, sconces and shades – $68
sconces: The Home Depot, 72591680375, Nickel
glass shades: The Home Depot, 03721813566, Tortoise
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