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Room of the Day: Something for Everyone in a Seattle Family Room
Family members downsize to a home that will shorten their commutes and give them more time together — much of it spent in this room
"Family members downsize to a home that will shorten their commutes and give them... of this family of four would have preferred to spend together. So they made a life-changing... trade home size for location, moving to a much smaller house in a walkable neighborhood... modest-size room to use for hanging out together, playing the piano, practicing ballet... “This family plans on staying here a long time and to raise their children here,..."
Room of the Day: A New Family Room’s Natural Connection
Stone and wood plus earthy colors link a family room to its woodsy site and create a comfy gathering spot
"link a family room to its woodsy site and create a comfy gathering spot... ing a family room that could stand up to two young boys was “pretty easy” here, says... into the room was the bigger issue. “This is a subdivision home that didn’t have much... living/dining room)--it's out of scale with the room. It does create a focal point but one... in our family room I'd like to 'cover' with a stone (I'm thinking a blue-gray) overlay..."
Room of the Day: Nautical Chic Brings the Cozy to a Family Room
A hardworking room multitasks as a comfy gathering spot and home office in a onetime sea captain’s home
"hardworking room multitasks as a comfy gathering spot and home office in a onetime sea... narrow room in a historic home once belonging to a sea captain needed to work extra... for a family of five that could also serve as a home office and stand up to wear... gave the room a fresh look that suits the original Victorian-era architecture and makes... and warm room! Not to mention denim sofas last forever. Nice room. It does seem to..."
My Houzz: Light Emerges in a Dark Victorian House
A designer freshens up her family’s period home by opening rooms to sunlight and decorating it in light, bright colors
"up her family’s period home by opening rooms to sunlight and decorating it in light... welcoming family home with large, airy rooms in crisp whites and grays.... really nice family home.’” With the help of a part-time builder, the couple got to... stylish, family-friendly home. Her main focus was to bring as much light as possible... and her family moved into their Victorian semidetached house in West Dulwich, in southeast..."
Room of the Day: Playing Up Color in a California Lounge
Candy-licious stripes and splashes of other lively hues show that this hangout for teens and their parents is ready for fun
"former family room off the entrance of their parents’ updated Danville, California... ranch home. Designer Kristin Rowell and her team from ScavulloDesign Interiors used... all the family members and their tastes, which combine loves of music, athletics, reading... Plus, the home’s kitchen is way better than any food court.... a fun room! Very fun room, I agree with @Belle Chaise. Love all the colors and how... happy room. Beautiful, colorful and perfect room. I liked that hanging bubble chair..."
Room of the Day: Adding Comfort and Style to a New Jersey Family Room
Layers of natural textures and pops of color help create a welcoming and cozy space for a couple and their baby
"furnished home. In the family room, Connor layered in natural textures, soft upholstered... built home in northern New Jersey. The first-time homeowners hired interior designer... result is a room that balances light and dark, style and comfort, neutral and bright colors... lovely room - for adults. Hope they have a family room for the child to learn to walk... relaxing! Cat family room Is the TV placed too high above the fireplace? Don't they get..."
Room of the Day: As Comfy As a Favorite Pair of Jeans
"Florida family room a sun-washed allure... with the family room of her Amelia Island, Florida, home. Bleached and sun drenched... loves that room,” Sanford says. “It’s like your favorite pair of faded blue jeans.”... Pearl Home next time I'm in JXV. This is a beautifully understated room that quietly... beautiful room, peaceful room, indeed! I have just one concern: living in Florida most... beautiful room, love the slip covers too! Love love love this room! Soft beautiful and..."
Switching Up a Colonial Home to Suit a Modern Family
Floor plan labels are thrown out the window as a designer helps a family shape rooms to fit the way they live
"helps a family shape rooms to fit the way they live... homework room, library and part-time formal dining room in the old family room. Follow... Company. The family room was too small, they used the formal dining room only for Christmas... billiards room in the former dining room, making a formal living room a more casual and... swapping rooms around created a home that is perfect for this family and full of good... relocating the family room to a former screened-in porch space and creating a special homework..."
A Family Steps Up to a Cheerful New Attic
"multipurpose room for a Portland family... hardworking room that serves as a sitting room, a guest room and Parker’s home office.... inspired and decorating her home in a way that keeps her family cheerful on gray Pacific... living room, which we toured a while back.) Once just a junky unfinished storage area... (or all) rooms of our homes. Comfy-cozzy with colors and items that make us happy.... applaud the home owner's brave and bold approach to painting the steps white. I had a..."
15 Cool Rooms and the TV Shows They Want You to Watch
"a few rooms that seem to call out for certain programs and have suggested some c... favorite rooms on Houzz — and share your favorites in the Comments section.... and that room would be a real treat! Good one Becky!!! The Outlander room is absolutely... don't decorators get that? We live in our homes....at least we do..we don't have... have rooms just for show.The TV is one if the things we enjoy as a family. Why are you..."
Room of the Day: A Playful Approach to Dining in Malibu
"dining room that complements adjacent rooms while standing out on its own.... dining room to see that the owners are eclectic and were fun to work with, as their... But this room was about more than luck. The designers worked to make sure everything... staged home that's on the market. Beautiful. I like the room and the letters but I... but also home-y. I like how the green letters play off the two blue chairs in the living..."
How to Focus Your Family Room on Family
"your room from screens and headphones with these ideas for fostering family togetherness... Family rooms are supposed to promote family togetherness, but most of the time, a... space, and family members often lie unspeaking, splayed across furniture — or find themselves... another room working on a task alone. It doesn't have to be this way. You can design... bonds with family members; social science has the answers. Here are 11 ways to reclaim..."
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Family Room Touches Anyone Can Do
"Dining room | Guest room | Living room | Entryway | Bathroom | Closet | Mudroom |... The family room is where you unwind, play, chat, enjoy the fire and have dinner in... also the room that often becomes a messy afterthought compared with other rooms. If... | Home office | Laundry room... Houzz rooms that will let you relax in style. More cures for Houzz envy: Kitchen... dream room. wonderful decoration..I just love your decoration style .The stone fire..."
My Houzz: From Underused Dining Room to Family Hangout
"dining room’s popularity, until an interior designer stepped in... great room. Enid wanted the dining room to be a multifunctional space for entertaining... hillside home in Santa Cruz, California, the couple realized that a great idea doesn’t... g and family time, and figured a fireplace and ample seating would do the trick.... dining room wouldn’t become a forgotten space,” she says. But despite her best efforts..."
12 Home Stages That Put on a Great Show
Get ideas for encouraging your family's performance skills from these kid-size and grown-up home stages and theaters
"your family's performance skills from these kid-size and grown-up home stages and... all-too-rare family time. If you're a fan of family jam sessions, karaoke parties or se... create a home stage. To get those creative juices flowing, you don't need an expansive... movie room. The last owners had built a platform for part of their idea of home theater... "staging" a home! Definitely an ideabook you don't see everyday! Refreshing and full of..."