45 Small Family Room Design Ideas (Photo Gallery)

Updated on July 21, 2022

Family rooms are fun places. They are where you can go to relax after a long day. Family rooms match the personality of the people who use them, so we know you want to get yours designed right.

With so many styles and designs to choose from, we know this can be complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. Even if you have a smaller space to work with, you can make sure your family room is functional and looks great. Below, we have gathered 45 small family room ideas for you to browse through.

Small Family Room Ideas

1. Classic and Handsome

The darker shelving in this family room really helps the decor and patterns around the room stand out well. You can easily relax here and read a book for hours.

2. Contemporary Shelving

This shelving is light and modern, bringing a sophisticated style. The light shines in, giving you a comfortable space to relax in.

3. Natural Light Relaxation

With cushioned benches for you to relax on, you can use this space to relax and bask in the natural light that shines in.

4. Comfortable and Stylish

The eye catching part of this room is the wonderful pattern on the ottoman and the matching pillows. The whole room has a classic sense of style.

5. Great Contrast

You will enjoy the simple contrast created by the darker wall and light furniture. The minimal style of the space works well to keep everything uncluttered.

6. Calm and Colorful

With a splash of lavender around this family room, you can sense the calm and light comfort. This is an easy space to relax.

7. Modern Rustic

This pitched ceiling is the perfect effect for this family room. The natural light shines in on you as you sit with this contemporary furniture.

8. Great Entertainment

Have a seat on the couch and enjoy the warmth from the fireplace. Catch up on your favorite television shows in this modern space.

9. Warm Designs

This whole are is enhanced by the beautiful brick design. The television is mounted right on, so you can stay warm and entertained.

10. Open Floor Style

The highlight of this room is the brick wall. It gives you so many design and style options. This light room makes the most of its furniture and decor.

11. Cozy and Colorful

This great hardwood floor is matched with fun patterns to bring the whole room to life. The teal and white walls work perfectly here.

12. Natural Style

The hardwood floor is part of this open and spacious room. With a stacked stone column and natural wood, this space is fantastic.

13. Light and Fun

Sometimes you just want to keep it light and fun, and that is what this room does. With a great hardwood floor matched by contemporary furniture, this is an easy place to be.

14. Darker Blue Perfection

This room has beautiful blue stained wooden walls that are accented by rustic style furniture and great decor.

15. Upscale Rustic

With fantastic decor and a great rustic light fixture, this room has an upscale style that you will really enjoy. The floor plan connects this room with the kitchen and dining spaces.

16. Country Charm

Open up the classic windows and enjoy the breeze and natural light as you relax on this bench. This room has a country charm that is unbeatable.

17. Personal Library

If you love to read and you love to relax, create the perfect environment to do both. This room gives you a space to unwind any time of day.

18. Creative Comfort

Head up the ladder to grab a book, then stay up there. This is a unique way to relax and read a book. It is creative and fun.

19. All Connected

All connected thanks to the open floor plan, the kitchen, dining, and family rooms all get to enjoy the openness provided by the windows.

20. Weathered and Durable

You can tell that this room is tough but comfortable. From the great brick floor to the weathered wooden beams and furniture, this is a durable space.

21. Modern European

This whole space just gives you a sense of upscale luxury. With a European style in mind, you can enjoy the breeze and natural light.

22. Handsome Comfort

You can really enjoy the handsome style of the dark hardwood around this room. With a great brick fireplace, you have a wonderful place to sit and watch television.

23. Light and Open

Sit and enjoy the light shining directly in the skylight. This room has minimal but beautiful decor, giving it an easy sense of style.

24. Contemporary Furniture

With a clean and modern design, this room lets the natural light do the work. The decor is easy and matches the room perfectly.

25. Classic and Bright

The great floor pattern makes it easy to balance the room. The furniture is comfortable and the decor minimal, giving you a great space to sit and unwind.

26. Hardwood Beams

This room take a calm Asian style and gives you free reign when it comes to decor. It is natural and well lit, making this your number on place to relax.

27. Step Up Wonder

This family room is nestled into the perfect space in the house. Easily accessible, it is still out of the way, giving you a quiet place to relax.

28. Great Lighting

The hardwood shelves around the television area are well lit, showing off the great decor. This whole room has a wonderful color scheme, giving a warm style.

29. Wonderful Decor

The weathered hardwood beams are the center piece here, giving a great natural look to the room. The style is carried on through the decor and furniture.

30. Modern Elegance

This whole space, from the kitchen, dining, and family rooms, is all connected by a beautiful hardwood floor. Though everything is close, it is open and spacious.

31. Light and Dark Contrast

The darker walls are a great way to make the light furniture stand out and the natural light shines in to show the contrasts well.

32. Wonderful Color Scheme

The light walls give a wonderful canvass to work from, and the colorful furniture and patterns really stand out well. The whole room is uncluttered and balanced.

33. Durable Industrial

The industrial style of this room, highlighted by the use of dark steel, is amazing. The whole room is spacious and bright thanks to the natural light that pours in.

34. Timeless Style

Sometimes you just can’t beat a classic design style. This room focuses on a traditional decor blend, giving an old-timey feeling.

35. Great Brick Style

With an amazing stacked stone style around the television, this room highlights a warm contemporary style that is hard to beat.

36. Perfect Connections

This whole space carries a wonderful design, from the family room all the way through the kitchen. The room is easy to relax in and enjoy.

37. Quiet Sophistication

This room has a calm elegance that is highlighted by warm lighting and great hardwood shelving. You will find this is the perfect space to relax.

38. Ocean Theme

With durable style hardwood making up the area around the fireplace and television and light walls and furniture, this is a wonderful beach and ocean theme.

39. Great Function

This room gives you the option to relax and watch television or get some work done in the office space. Pure functionality.

40. Modern Beach Style

This room balances the furniture off of the light walls to create a great contrast. The natural light shines in to give this room a comfortable sense of style.

41. Charming Decor

Balancing the light beige walls with a charming country style, this room is easy to enjoy. You can sit back and relax with some afternoon tea.

42. Minimal Interference

This space has an open style that is not cluttered by a ton of furniture or decor. With a great view and wonderful natural light, you will appreciate the calm.

43. Perfect Shelf Space

When you want a perfect space to show off your decor as well as a place to keep your books, look no further. This is the design you want.

44. A Room With Options

Sit back and relax with a book or open up the shelves and watch some television. This room is made for functionality.

45. Colorful Patterns

The architecture and designs here are modern and the patterns colorful. With an open floor plan, everything is easily connected.
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