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.

  • With no window treatments or lighting, the homeowners don't know where to start when it comes to fixing their family room.
  • The room is now an inviting space where everything ties together.
  • The family room is also functioning as the dining room.
  • With the dining set in the dining room, it's easier for the family room to find its purpose.
  • The ceiling fan gets an update with a little spray paint.
  • An old desk is repurposed as a bench.
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