Interior decorating ideas for Family rooms

The interior design for Family rooms is quite easy these days. The only problem is that many homeowners are trying to merge the Family room and the Living room together. Home furnishings reflect this change as we see larger family room sofas and fewer living room furniture items.



The new family room is both a recreation room and a socializing room. Some people get particular for how they want that mix to look.

That’s where we get family rooms that look formal and a little too “high brow” for Super bowl Sunday. Still, that’s what people want so that’s what we build.

Traditional family rooms are more for comfort and so any way you want to design it will be acceptable. That’s why it’s easy. Some of the best family rooms I’ve ever seen are designs taken from several different plans.

It’s a good idea to see several types of plans before you design your own plans. That way you will be sure of what feels comfortable.

With that in mind, I have taken most of my traditional family room plans and replaced them with more modern styles. I personally don’t care for many of the newer styles, but that’s not my call.

I have selected only the plans that can be built economically. These are very beautiful rooms and they can be built for a good price if the homeowner will do the labor.


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Family rooms are fairly inexpensive to build simply because they have very few fixtures and components. A good suggestion though is to have many outlets and adequate lighting.

Kids have a lot of video consoles, computers, instruments, etc. The days of having a TV and DVD player as the main entertainment are gone for modern, big families.

Trust me, you will need to plan a decorating design interior family room with at least an outlet every four feet of living space on each wall inside the family room.


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To see more ideas about family rooms, go to the
living rooms section
because they are pretty much the same these days.


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