Design a gathering space the whole family will love with these family room ideas for both indoors and outside.
Encourage free play
A media center doesn't have to be the focus of the room. Consider going unplugged instead and providing ample play space for games and puppet shows.
Transform unused space
Once this small building was, literally, for the birds. It was a pigeon coop, abandoned long ago, and it was falling to the ground. But it sat at the end of the lawn and screened a view of the neighbors' yards. The family wanted a play area for the kids, so it made sense to save it. Now there's room to relax on a daybed with a book, draw on a chalkboard, or play at a kidsize table. Later the family may turn it into a studio, office, or guest house.Artifacts reflect personalities
Design a social space
A functional seating area, placed in a U-shaped configuration, encourages conversation. Artifacts from family travels reflect the personalities of those who live here, while the fireplace and television anchor the space.A fun display board
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