Thursday, 19 December 2013

Inspiring Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Family Room

A lot goes into creating a warm, cozy family room decorated for warm welcoming though impressive. It takes colors, textures, finishes, and as we’ll see, even the right smells according to the environment at home. We come up with impressive and practical decorating ideas for giving the guests as well as family members a feel of staying in a lovely place.

Decor put together for the room is breathtaking. It’s elegant, yet comfortable. It’s also the perfect comfy place for a family with little ones to create new memories. So it is required to decorate our home as much as possible and change it occasionally.

Decorating a family room is a challenging task, as it's often a room that needs to provide several functions for your family. And it's even trickier if you're working with a small space. Here are 5 decorating ideas for small family rooms to help them seem larger, and to help them function more effectively.

While you may not have a lot of floor space in your family room, if you're fortunate enough to have high ceilings, there's a lot of design potential. You can try building a wall of floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. If you don't have the budget to go custom, you can get the look by simply anchoring a row of inexpensive white bookshelves to the wall. And if you're fortunate enough to have soaring high ceilings, building a loft can create an entire extra room. A loft space is perfect for use as an office or playroom.

Custom built-in mill work can create functional storage spaces out of the most awkward or underused nooks. This will give you the best look, the usage of this custom sofa/bookshelf above and also if there is a small window then you can transform it into a nook with the addition of two shelves.

Pulling your sofa out from the wall just a few inches will allow for a slender console table to slide in. A traditional console table will do the trick, but if you don't have enough depth, you can build your own with a piece of wood cut to size, mounted on several shelf brackets. Sofa tables are the perfect place for a pair of table lamps and a few family photos. As a bonus, you've just created a gap behind the sofa for storage - it's the perfect place to stash folding chairs or small shallow boxes.

A family room often has to double as an office or homework zone. If you're able to float your sofa in the middle of the room you can carve out a small work space behind it with a slender desk and chair. Just try not to get too distracted while working since you'll likely be facing the TV.

Keeping your furniture flooring and wall color in the same color family helps the eye to move continuously around the space without visual interruptions, creating the illusion of a larger room. The above examples demonstrate this well - but don't feel like beige or grey is the only way! As long as the major pieces in your room are similar in color and tone you'll create the illusion of a larger space. A few contrasting pieces like a colorful lamp or patterned pillow helps bring a little personality and life to a neutral room.
All these above mentioned ideas are useful only after implementing which will give you the best result and give a realistic look to your home. Those are just few ideas which are basic requirements in house. However, there are thousands of designs and ideas that may come in your mind after all the interior works are done.

People often go for furnished houses which are already equipped with all basic amenities accord to their ideas and designs which is worth but satisfaction comes when you have your ideas and designs implemented in your own house. It is like giving your home a new evergreen look. You change it occasionally whenever you need it.