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A Family Room That's Fun, Functional and Fashionable

January 12, 2017

A historic bungalow’s main living space is reborn as a family room that's as fun as it is functional.

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Let In the Natural Light

Inspired by its original fireplace stonework, this family room's design is light, bright, airy and packed with cozy creature comforts.

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Combine Warm with Light and Bright

A pair of leather couches ground the space while natural light and neutral accents keep this family room bright and airy.

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Sprinkle in Cozy Texture

When decorating a room that will be occupied by kids and parents, pillows are a great way to introduce comfy textures that make the space warm and welcoming. Here, a mix of simple cotton pillows mixed with oversized knit pillows tie the room's accent colors into the sofas and add extra comfort.

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Utilize Sturdy Materials

When designing rooms that need to withstand heavy traffic, stick with elements that are slow to show wear and tear. The area rug of this family room is traditional in style but transitional in coloring, a characteristic that helps mask light stains and surface wear.

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