Whether it is a sectional, modular, circular, avant-garde, etc., a sofa is always a must-have for any living room. You can either sit with the kids during family time or cuddle up by yourself with a slanket. But a sofa, in whatever color it can come, doesn’t have to be confined to the sitting area. A sleeping area can also use one by the foot of the bed. For an informal dining room, you can also put a divan or a settee on one side and see how it can transform everyone’s day.
No matter what the design is or where it is placed, a sofa will only earn its place if carefully selected according to your intended style. You can use it as it is, or with slipcovers including a dust ruffle, or fill it with tons of pillows, or drape a shawl and other styles you can think of. Combine it with an upholstered coffee table, a nesting table of three, use a regular size dining table as a side table, or place a console behind it, the options are endless. There are so many practical things you can do to level up the look of your interior just by simply being creative with the sofa. Just identify your style and needs and let the ideas flow.
Read on to see the different cozy and comfortable family room ideas to help you turn any room into a warm and welcoming space.
1. The Eye Of The Tiger
Convert your attic to a dorm-like room for kids by putting in a bed-size cushion on top of a floor mounted bookshelves, some pillows, artworks and wall to wall carpeting.
2. The Print In The Wall
For a unified look, try to find yourself a matching carpet that looks like or near match of that fabulous wallpaper. Then accentuate your old rose modular sofa with gray and geometric print pillows.
3. Green Is In
Be the envy of all the cat ladies in your neighborhood by living it up in style in this all green interiors. The semi-gloss deep green wall creates a sophistication that even your cat will enjoy.
4. The Manicured Cave
Well-placed mood lighting can turn even the most rugged interior into a well-studied design. The art posters together with the red pillows and round ottoman screams refinement.
5. Spring Awakening
This countryside residence that boasts a high ceiling with mostly modern features, clerestory window and a Neoclassical design for the fireplace came together by a perfect blend of a neutral palette, such as the gray walls, brown hardwood flooring, gray leather furniture and the helix-shaped chandelier.
6. Ikat Accents
Make your Ikat fabric stand out in a sea of neutral colors by combining it with nautical-inspired color schemes such as blue and white against an all-white interior and brown hardwood floors.
7. Poufs And Pillows
Break angular and geometrical motifs in your home by playing around with shapes and colors, such as this various sizes of round poufs in gray color and the round textured floor pillows.
8. Elongated Spotlight
For the much-needed mood lighting, you can consider having a stylish gooseneck lamp to conveniently placed a source of general lighting without having to install a ceiling mounted chandelier. This style of floor lamp is very mobile despite the heavy marble base.
9. Where The Dust Settles
When you have an ugly sofa or armchair one that comes with hideous legs, covering it up with a slipcover with dust ruffles can work marvels. Not only it helps you color coordinate your mismatched furniture, it also keeps the dust from settling underneath.
10. Three Is Not A Crowd
This contemporary dwelling composes of several modular sofas took advantage and created an impact just by using three identical side tables to stretch as a long coffee table.
11. Beams Of Light
Add that much-needed natures touch by installing a series of light colored wood beams in your flat ceiling to create a rich contrast of white and neutral between your simplified walls and ceiling.
12. Gray And Gallery
Create a gallery like home by minimizing shelves and being very selective with your home accessories. Place frameless artworks by the floor and just let light flood the whole space.
13. Delicious Chocolate
Mark your territory by composing a masculine color palette that puts chocolate brown in the center stage. Use meagerly on your built-in cabinet, leather covered tufted ottoman, furniture accents, molding and even window and door frames.
14. By The Poolside
Catch up with your favorite TV shows and NBA teams while relaxing by the poolside by having a nearby multimedia room. Use plastered cement wall, cherry wood flooring and wood paneling on the back wall to produce this look.
15. Home Industry
Manufacture your best home through the use of wrought iron on furniture and railing, raw wood timbers for accent and an all sparkling white interior against a black framed, picturesque tall windows.
16. Lighting In A Cage
Create this delicate yet beautiful looking interior led by the frame of the armchair with its crisp white fabric, the well-placed dainty round tufted ottoman, light cream curtain, and pink flowery artwork, all under the modern candle chandelier.