Rustic Family Room-Living RoomTransitional Family Room, Nashville

We completely gutted this tired bonus room. The old fireplace was dark wood with green marble, so we refaced it with natural sandstone and dry-stacked it all the way to the ceiling 20ft high. We closed in the stairwell leading into the room to better soundproof it for movies and sports. Along with adding the tongue-n-groove wood slats and custom beams to the ceiling, we ripped out the old window seats and laced in new hardwood floors. Finally, the TV was place over the mantle instead of in an armoire on the side wall so that we could do an oversized sectional sofa and make the fireplace the only focal point in the room. There are 4 rolling hide ottomans in the center of the room, 2 leather chairs on the left side of the room and an 80" long rustic console table with 4 industrial stools on the right side of the room hidden behind the sofa. This allows the family that lives there to host lots of kids for the big game!
Photo: Matt Moran

Family room - large transitional medium tone wood floor family room idea in Nashville with beige walls, a standard fireplace, a stone fireplace and a wall-mounted tv —  Houzz
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Justin Lusk wrote:January 9, 2016
blackforest3 wrote:April 9, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    The sectional is a custom sofa from Vanguard Furniture that we had the seat cushions made into bench seats to add more comfort. It is the Nicholas sofa on their site.

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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    Yes, the stone was much more muted in person, though it does have a gold undertone to it. I always suggest getting a sample to approve before ordering materials like that!

willyd12 wrote:June 1, 2015
  • L M
    I love the sectional featured in your rustic family room. I know it is the Vanguard Nicholas in Token Brownstone fabric but I'm wondering how you were able to do the bench cushions. My designer checked with Vanguard and they said they won't do bench seats. I'd appreciate any info you have as I love the look!
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    Monarch Sofas

    i wonder if they decided to no longer offer bench seats. most experienced designers would know and would hopefully advise their customers, that bench seats are usually longer than recommended by the manufacturer, they will break in unevenly, depending on where you sit more often, and the fabric will likely ripple. if you're ok with all that, bench seats are great for you. i have them at home myself. we still offer bench seats on any of our custom sofas and custom sectionals, but customers do sign a disclaimer that they were advised of the nature of bench seats.

    xoxo eva @ MONARCHSOFAS.COM

    ***CLICK HERE TO VIEW HUNDREDS OF FINISHED CUSTOM SOFA SECTIONAL PROJECT



judi58 wrote:February 19, 2015
vernagainer wrote:February 19, 2015
  • Matt

    Big ugly TV. I'm a guy and I approve of the TV!


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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    The TV was a non-negotiable for this room and this client. They have three teenage boys and this is the room everyone watches sports in together. It made all the difference to put the TV over the mantle and not on a side wall. We were able to do a larger sectional and focus all of the viewing in one direction.

karenl3 wrote:February 19, 2015
  • lorrestimac

    love the pillows! Can you share where you got them? Thx!

  • juliesiron

    Can you share the light dimension?

sandplan wrote:November 15, 2017
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    We added the stone all the way up on the fireplace. So, when we removed the previous material we created a chase for the component cords behind the TV. The cords come out on the wall to the right of the fireplace and the components themselves are housed inside the cabinet to the right of the fireplace. Hope that helps!

  • dlkula

    Hi what size is the tv? Also, do you know the width of the wall with the fireplace stone? Beautiful room!

Robyn Cerone wrote:October 8, 2017
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    We used half Provincial and half Medium Walnut.


  • cscheu1972

    Were these minwax stains?

Charlotte wrote:August 22, 2016
shh1969 wrote:August 12, 2015
gstristan wrote:May 6, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    This room is about 24ft wide from side to side and about 19ft deep from the front of the fireplace to the back of the room. The TV is a little higher than I wanted it based on codes for the fireplace. But, we did a mount that allows it to tilt down a bit and that makes it work perfectly.

  • gstristan

    Thank you so much for your response. Also love your color scheme.

Faith Cordoba wrote:September 8, 2019
marieavw wrote:October 29, 2018
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    It has been 5 years since we completed this project, so we do not have that info anymore. I apologize.

kdettore wrote:March 1, 2018
lainie_josephson wrote:September 9, 2017
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    There is a soundbar that the A/V company sourced that is attached to the bottom of the TV and a subwoofer in the wall in the back of the room. It puts out great sound!

homesbyzen wrote:June 20, 2017
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    The clock was a fun one-of-a-kind find at a local store. Thank you for the compliments.

buyingahome82 wrote:February 16, 2017
Kristie wrote:November 15, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    The ceiling is tongue and groove pine and we stained it with provincial stain from Minwax.

Y- wrote:October 15, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    This was several years ago so I don't recall the exact dimensions. I believe the fireplace was about 7ft wide and the ceiling around 19ft high.

fernado315 wrote:July 30, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    It's a custom order from Vanguard Furniture. The style is the Nicholas sofa from the American Bungalow collection.

tiffpotvin wrote:July 21, 2016
knakamoto wrote:July 6, 2016
habeebm wrote:June 16, 2016
louie reyes wrote:June 12, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    Its been a few years, but if I remember correctly about 20' x 22'

rsilbereis wrote:June 6, 2016
June Wharam wrote:April 27, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    We just used a pine tongue and groove that we pre-stained in a medium walnut stain. Turned out gorgeous!

mgaiser wrote:April 22, 2016
Kelly McCarty wrote:April 8, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    Four Hands Furniture. Its an importer/wholesaler. It's called the Cascade Sideboard.

lokilani wrote:January 6, 2016
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors
    It's been a while since we installed this room, but I believe is was about 6"x8" and 5ft long.
Megan wrote:December 10, 2015
cindyisblessed wrote:November 19, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    The mantle is made from reclaimed wood to match the beams in the ceiling.

lokilani wrote:November 15, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    We used 3 large square slab pieces of natural stone that we found at a local supplier. Looks very much like a grey limestone, but I believe it was a different variety.

Gina wrote:November 3, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    Porter Paints - 416-4 Stonington was the original selection, but we ended up wanting it to go slightly more gray, so we did a custom mix from that original color.

staceyaneloski wrote:September 25, 2015
Barbara wrote:August 27, 2015
shh1969 wrote:August 12, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    These are custom made by my local workroom in a natural undyed linen fabric.

gg2009 wrote:July 6, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    This is a custom 12' x 16' area rug that I had made to fit the room perfectly. The manufacturer is Masland Carpets.

jwm31 wrote:May 28, 2015
mtosh2326 wrote:April 22, 2015
sugarbowl1 wrote:March 8, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors

    If properly vented, you should not have smoke coming up the front of the fireplace and therefore the stone should not get dirty.

tciske wrote:February 19, 2015
amyhardin wrote:February 19, 2015
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    Brad Ramsey Interiors
    Thank you! It's a custom rug from Masland Carpets I had made to fit the room.

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tors_coventry added this to Kenton18 hours ago

Love sofa and table to right of tv

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