Elevating your Family Room’s Decor | Suntrust Properties Inc.

Your family room is one of the most important parts of your home. It sets apart the level of intimacy you have with your family from the living area where you accept visitors. It is the specific place in your home where only you and your family bond. Just like any other parts of your home, ramping up your family room creates an ambiance perfect to your liking. But one of the most important things to consider when decorating your family room is to prioritize comfort. There are many ways to elevate comfort in your family room, you can throw in light colored pillows, or the same hued carpet. But there are a lot of other techniques and strategies to make your family room more comfortable and fun at the same time! Here are some of them:

Add a game zone


As a family, one of the healthiest ways you can do to create a more friendly family room is to add a game zone. Equipping your family with the sporty feels early on will not only help them easily engage in camaraderie and sports in the future, and of course to bond with your family members as well, especially your kids. If your space is large enough, think beyond the basic sofa plus coffee table plus television design formula for the family room. You can install a specific table for your board games such as chess, scrabble, and others. If you have a bigger space, you can install an arcade, a tiny dance floor, or even recreate the games you have grown up to in your time.

Have fun with color


What other way to scream “friendly” than playing with colors inside your family room? If you have little kids running around your house, the best way to decorate your family room is to add some colors. More color, more fun! That’s what the kids enjoy anyways. Throw in a little pinch of pink or blue, and add on some yellow, orange, whatever you desire. But you know what’s going to be better? Let your kids choose the colors with you and take this little trip to the paint store as your family bonding! Match the colors of your interior with the couch and the pillow cases as well. When you have kids at home, one specific place really doesn’t matter to look pleasing to your neighbors, as long as it looks pleasing to you and your little ones. Besides, that is the main point of having a family room after all, creating an intimate space your family can enjoy.

Spotlight instruments


Aside from creating a sporty ambiance in your family room, you can also decorate it based on the interests of your kids or family. If your kids are into music, there’s nothing more perfect than placing and highlighting some instruments in it. Choose among a keyboard, an acoustic guitar, an electric guitar, a violin, or even a drum set. You can spend moments with your family while also connecting through music. You can also set music as a theme of your family room and install frames and arts relating to the industry, or even vinyl records to create an atmosphere.

Let the light in


One of the most important things you should consider when decorating your family is keeping a good amount of light coming through. That’s why family rooms near the balcony or adjacent to wide windows are preferably better than those that are not lighted enough. We’ve learned that good lighting is everything. It creates an atmosphere that you are going for, and if you are decorating a family room, the ambiance you should go for is friendly and cozy. It must be the haven where your family can sit after a long tiring day and just be themselves in a safe, comfortable space. Letting all the light in makes your home look and feel more comfortable.

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