The Good Interior Friday

To prepare for the kick-off of the holiday season I’d like to give thanks to family rooms in this week’s The Good Interior Friday. You’re probably thinking the same thing I thought… what exactly is a family room? Bless the good folks at Wikipedia for letting us know:

A family room is an informal, all-purpose room in a house similar to a living room. The family room is designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, watching TV, and other family activities. Often, the family room is located adjacent to the kitchen, and at times, flows into it with no visual breaks. A family room often has doors leading to the back yard and specific outdoor living areas such as a deck, garden, or terrace.

Whether large or small, modern or traditional, here are a few family gathering spaces to get the conversation started:

If you are looking for more inspiration for rooms you might rip up before your judgmental family arrives, wander over and check out my ideabook over on

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