Colorful Retro Family Room

Host Joan Steffend and designer Cy Winship transform a neutral living room into a colorful space.

  • Designer Cy Winship, with the help of host Joan Steffend and carpenter Jeff Meyer, transformed a neutral family room into a colorful hippie family room for less than $500.
  • Winship and Meyer built a classic 1960s, boomerang-shaped table for the center of the seating area. The total cost of materials: $51.
  • The old sofa gets a new start with form-fitting slipcovers.
  • A large credenza houses the TV and anchors the one side of the room.
  • Winship found green toile-patterned drapes at an estate sale for just one dollar.
  • Winship found a set of barrel-shaped side chairs in a dumpster and brought them back to life with some bright, new orange upholstery.
  • Winship and Steffend create more vintage 1960s yarn art to hang over the bar.
  • The homeowner's TV cabinet is repurposed into display shelves.
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