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Family Room Built-ins family-room

Family Room Built-ins

This family room was designed for a young family looking for a space that was both beautiful and family friendly.
Photo by: Sarah Macklem

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November 10, 2013
lahiyalo wrote:
What is the depth of the cabinets, shelves and mantle? It varies?
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Hello, lahiyalo. Yes, the depth of the shelves and mantle are different. Thanks, Sarah
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April 19, 2013
Brooke Craig Haskett wrote:
dimensions - how wide across would you say the book shelves are including the bottom two doors? And how tall are each individual cubbie spot- love the look and design of this- simply beautful
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HI there, so sorry , I don't recall the exact measurements. The piece was custom built to fit the width of the room. I believe the shelves are each approximately 16" tall. Best, Sarah
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December 2, 2012
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Here are all the details on this project including paint colors: Best, Sarah
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October 20, 2012
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Slate tiles. Best, Sarah
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