Timeless, Warm Family Room

How do homeowners get a whole new look in a room for next to nothing? Designer Karen McAloon rummages through closets and garages, combining finds to create a contemporary family room.

Fan of the '80s

The style of the fan was dated, and the light dome gave it too low of a profile in the room. Removing the dome and spray-painting the entire fan black helps it recede into the room. The more contemporary fan fits the style of the room and even matches the couch.

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