For this Irvine, Calif., project, designer Jessica Bennett remodeled the family and dining rooms for $12,000. Traditional furniture pieces in kid-friendly fabrics make this a classic design that works for the whole family.
Exposed wood beams makes an architectural statement overhead, while large windows provide beautiful views of the outdoors. Sleek furniture brings contemporary style, but is comfortable and family friendly.
All fabrics in this family room are stain-resistant, making furniture kid-friendly and easy to clean. The back half of the room was arranged as a sort of playroom, with kid-sized furniture and two fun hanging chairs.
The eco-friendly courtyard, constructed of permeable pavers and enclosed by picket fencing, accommodates both social gatherings and intimate family dinners at the HGTV Green Home 2010. Teak wood furniture provides chic seating for the space.
This family-friendly backyard deck features a rustic treehouse, an ideal spot for keeping kids busy while adults relax in a the nearby sitting area with red-orange outdoor furniture. Green trees and potted plants provide natural accents.
A sisal area rug helps define the living room in this open floor plan space. Comfortable, neutral furniture is used throughout the great room to create an elegant, family-friendly space. A built-in banquette makes for a cozy dining area.
This young family needed a sophisticated and kid-friendly home. A cohesive color palette of grays, taupe and ivory are punctuated with bold persimmon accents. The living room furniture is comfortable, while a custom storage ottoman easily hides toys during adult gatherings.
Just steps out of this historic Key West cottage is a relaxing swimming pool surrounded by gorgeous palms for an oasis-like backyard. The deck features dark, glossy wood and comfortable wicker furniture, creating a family-friendly outdoor living space.
No TV allowed in this family room! The clients' main desire was to enjoy the company of friends and family without having to talk over an entertainment system. Custom built-in cabinets with mirrored backsplashes reflect light around the room, while the cabinet doors added interest on either side of the brick fireplace. Super comfy and kid-friendly fabrics were used on the furniture for a worry-free entertaining space.
Beautiful cabinetry and custom furniture fill this family room. Beige upholstered chairs with a round wooden coffee table create a comfortable conversation area, with chairs facing each other. It's a perfect spot to play games or enjoy the company of family and friends.
With stately columns, grand arches and sweeping California views, this Italian-style lanai is luxury at its finest. Contemporary outdoor furniture creates a comfortable seating area for relaxing with family and friends.
This fun, family-friendly dining room and kitchen gets its color from bold furniture and accessories, including brightly patterned Mexican tile on the backsplash. Open shelving and a sleek waterfall design on the island give the space a contemporary, streamlined look that underlies the eclectic decor.
Wine and dine friends and family in this comfortable outdoor room outfitted with premium patio furniture. The outdoor fireplace creates ambiance for any gathering, while an outdoor kitchen makes backyard barbecues a breeze.
Boxy, contemporary furniture mixed with classic window treatments create a stylish, kid-friendly space for a modern family. Gray walls are a chic, neutral backdrop for red accents, and a graphic rug pulls the space together. The classic style of the space is designed to age well with the room's occupant.
Family and friends visiting from Jamaica get the boutique-hotel treatment in this guest bedroom. An upholstered bed from City Furniture, a bright bedspread from Schoolhouse Electric, and crisp white sheets give the room five-star status.