Monday, September 7, 2009

Create a Conversation Area

This family room had a new addition and gave the homeowners alot more space, they just were not sure how to use it.


We divided up the room into two areas--- a nice conversation area and place to sit down with a good book, as well as a TV watching area.

All of the furniture was facing the TV.

We placed the sofa and chair next to each other so they would work with watching TV or having a conversation.

It created an intimate space and a more cozy feeling.

One large space with everyone facing the TV.

Two areas, with multiple uses.
To see more Befores and Afters go to --- Between Naps on The Porch


  1. Terry said...
    I love what you've done. The room is alot warmer and makes you want to come in and do something other than watch TV.
    Candy said...
    I love to change things and am always dragging or pushing furniture from one room to the other. One piece has wheels and boy howdy! does that make things easier. My poor hubby doesn't like change, bless his heart.
    Love what you did with the living room/TV area. Fabulous!
    Its So Very Cheri said...
    Thanks for coming for a visit. I don't know if it is your first time to my blog but I know it is your first comment. I love your blog and signed up as a follower and hope you'll come over and do the same. I have 2 different parties a week for people to showcase their projects. I hope you'll post some ideas.
    I look forward to getting to know you better.

    Its So Very Cheri
    Linda said...
    That's a great redo. I think you have used a sewing table, which I love! Also enjoyed scrolling down to some previous transformations - really nice! Linda
    Katie Kubler said...
    THanks for stopping by my blog and commenting! I don't know what made me think of doing that. A girl I work with was playing around with them on a table at work just kinda pushing them in because she was bored...i saw her do it and BAM it hit me!

    I love the Before and AFTER post. Please link it up to my "Trash To Treasures" post on my blog! If you do it could get you an additional entry in an upcoming GIVEAWAY i'm doing! Following my blog will get you another one TOO! Hope you join the Party! Be sure to add my button if you do! Happy Blogging!
    Jane (Frugal Fine Living) said...
    What a transformation! The room looks so warm and cozy now.

    Jane said...
    I really enjoyed viewing the before and after pictures you posted of the family room. Your furniture layout was very visually appealing and gave the homeowners two areas of the room to enjoy. Thanks for stopping by my blog today.
    marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...
    A lovely arrangement. It looks gorgeous and so easy for conversation as well as tv. I love a space to sit quietly. Hugs, Marty
    Songbirdtiff said...
    Very nice. I can never understand why people want everything to face the TV.
    The DIY Show Off said...
    Great job! It's an awesome space to hang out in.

    I can't wait to check out more of your blog!

    Thanks so much for stopping by the Fall Festival today too and for your sweet comment about my mercury-glass-look funkins. :)

    nannykim/spindle cottage said...
    Definely cozier. I like the rug too.
    Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...
    Very, very nice!!! The change is wonderful! You did GOOD! :)
    Claudia@DipityRoad said...
    Wonderful rearranging! Amazing how just a twist here and there will help the room feel bigger and cozier...but also the conversation wont be strained.

    Thanks always for stopping by with such kind words.!
    Much appreciated.

    TTFN~~Claudia ♥ ♥
    Lindy said...
    I noticed in the picture you took facing the kitchen that there are items displayed on top of the kitchen cabinets. I'm hoping someday you will show us a few tricks of the trade for decorating kitchen cabinet tops.
    Myrna said...
    Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog with sweet comments!
    You've got a great blog...I will return soon!!
    prof en retraite said...
    What a big difference the placement of the furniture can make! Wonderful!...Debbie
    Amanda @ Serenity Now said...
    Much better "after." :) Thanks so much for the visit!
    Anonymous said...
    Thanks for stopping by today. When I get a minute I will be back to check out your blog. Thanks.
    Shady Creek Lane said...
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such kind comments. I appreciate it so much.

    You do fabulous work. I love your style
    Anonymous said...
    Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

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