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WALNUT
WALNUT
RMS Natural Stone Victoria
Designer: Mostaghim & Associates
Great Room
Great Room
Michelle Marsden Design
Photo by ShotGlass Photography
Sienna 22
Sienna 22
polytec
Type of Project: Residential Designers: Alexandra Attard Location: Airds NSW Completion: December 2016
Urban Country Swank
Urban Country Swank
Intrim Group Pty Ltd
An easy living interior pairing slick, modern finishes with rustic, urban country style flows throughout this refreshing home. Intrim timber mouldings were used throughout the home and helped achieve the impact of this look. Intrim SK24 in 185mm was used for skirting boards and 90mm for architrave, Intrim Skirting blocks, SN03 sill nosing and custom door jambs were featured.
Merricks
Merricks
Creative Lighting Vic P/L
Continuing the theme of dynamic wall illumination, the Edge Wall Light sets the tone, producing a direct light source around the perimeter of the room. Whilst the use of LED strip provides a lovely indirect light source.
Westley 247, Quay 2 Estate, Torquay Victoria
Westley 247, Quay 2 Estate, Torquay Victoria
JG King Homes
Family room in the JG King Westley 247 home from the Alpha Collection, Quay 2 Torquay Victoria.
Living Room
Living Room
schemes & spaces
Living area with custom designed entertainment unit and integrated bench seat. BW print by ArtHouseCo
A family room – also referred to as a rumpus room or games room – is more casual and informal than a living room. Designed for relaxation and entertainment, it’s the go-to spot to kick back, watch TV, play music or while away hours playing a gaming console. Because it serves multiple functions, it often requires lots of storage space for the likes of DVDs, books and toys, and should be able to include everything from a comfy couch and occasional chairs to a TV, entertainment unit, desk and bookshelf.

When you're planning your home and aren't sure where to start, the right architect can help you plan the space, and a cabinet maker can work with you to build customised storage options for your family needs. Below are some tips to get you started. Have a read and start saving some ideas for your project!

What storage should I include in my family room or rumpus?


Before you start buying furniture and decorating, look at your storage needs. If you have young kids, built-in cabinets, toy boxes or chests can help store toys that would otherwise be littered across the floor or stuffed inside the couch. Families with movie buffs or gaming enthusiasts will also need cabinets that are capable of stowing and concealing small electronics like DVD players and game consoles. And, if someone is still studying in your home, an office desk with drawers or a file cabinet is a worthy investment that will encourage good work habits.

How can I decorate my rumpus room?


The family room is often tucked away from more formal areas, so use the opportunity to get creative with your furniture and decor. Key furniture items, such as your couch and entertainment unit, are best kept neutral, so they can outlast any interior updates, while armchairs, coffee tables and any storage solutions can be more offbeat. Add colourful accessories to brighten up the space, and remember you can always swap these out should you get sick of your colour scheme. Curtains, rugs, throws and pillows are an easy way to add colour, while mirrors, floor or table lamps and ceiling lights will help bounce light throughout the space. Wall-hung artwork is a temporary way to add style and character, or you could be brave and add a colourful accent wall instead. As the main living space in your home, your rumpus room should be welcoming and personality-filled, so be sure to decorate it with personal knickknacks and family photos, too.

Whether you want inspiration for planning a family room renovation or are building a designer family room from scratch, Houzz has 499,859 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Adenbrook Homes and Pilcher Residential. Look through family room photos in different colours and styles and when you find a family room design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful family room ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.