The dark walls of this study are painted in black chalkboard paint, allowing its young users to doodle while bringing drama to the space and making accent colors pop. With its big, graphic rug and range of seating options, the room has space for lounging, studying, TV viewing, gaming and more.
Designers Rick and Tania King want to make the most of the yard, so they design a long fireplace to frame the view. Since watching weekend sports games is a must, an outdoor living room features plasma TVs, surround sound and comfy couches.
The Holland family needed an outdoor space that highlighted their love of golf, so Chip Wade and his design team from HGTV's hit show Elbow Room fitted their outdoor space with a golf simulator to help the family improve their game.
In this home built for entertaining, a bocce ball court is found in the front yard. After the game, enter the living room through 12' doors and sit a spell or keep on walking and take a dip in the pool. This takes indoors out to a whole new level.
The playroom for these girls has it all! In one corner, there is a cozy place to read. In the center of the room is floor space for play and a group table for puzzles and games. Finally, there is a space where each girl has her own desk and bulletin board.
This beautiful, split-level backyard has something for every occasion. With a large, grassy space on the upper lawn, there is plenty of room for a quick football game, while the lower level boasts two dining areas, a lounge space, a spa and an elegant water feature that brings serenity to the design.
This deck is perfect for southern California sunsets. The bi-fold doors open up to the living room to blend the indoors and out. The swivel chairs make it easy to watch the sunset or watch the game on TV, and the fireplace beyond keeps the space warm on a chilly winter nights.
What bachelor pad would be complete without a spot for games and drinks? In this recreation room off the hall, designer Raegan Ford used a pool table and wine rack to give her client space to relax, and then added leather barstools and a modern blue rug to make the design feel a little luxe.
The original building housing this charming bedroom was a barn, and the designers took special care to protect its original structure and details. The room includes space for games and movie nights. The window seat and trundle bed were a custom design; they fit perfectly into the dormer and provide extra sitting and sleeping space.
Wood sections create a unique coffered look over this large study. A full-wall built in bookshelf frames the desk with mint green leather office chair. Light tan leather chairs surround a table for extra work space or game playing. A brown leather sofa set against the large sliding glass door faces out to the open room.
Whether this room is used for reading, relaxing or a quick game of gin rummy, the sleekly designed space is comfortable and inviting. Beautiful rosewood cabinets with contemporary pulls line one wall, creating a stylish approach to storage. Cream and gold-toned furniture and window treatments offer a complementary and clean color palette for the small space.
Just off the dining area, designers created a masculine, contemporary living room in this loft apartment. With two leather chairs providing luxurious seating in front of a large screen TV, this is the perfect living room space to catch a game and enjoy time with friends, and with the connectedness of the loft spaces, the party can continue throughout the home without making anyone feel excluded, extending the entertaining space of this loft apartment.
Ideal for a studio apartment, game or media room, the contemporary-style Flash Studio Sleeper from Primo International is a faux leather sleeper sofa with a handy drop-down table with cupholders for your favorite beverage. The sofa's armrests can also be re-positioned to serve as pillows at nap time.
A light blue and white wall color with rustic wall art creates a stylish, yet functional play area for any little boy. When friends come over, the entire center of the room can be left wide open for ample space to lay out games and participate in activities.
Storage was a priority for the homeowners, who are retired and frequently host grandchildren. Built-ins are used in almost every room, so that toys and games can be easily concealed behind the beautiful zebrawood millwork. The custom banquette set into the window is one of many throughout the home but this is the favored location for the the matriarch of the family to host her grandchildren.
A leather-textured and metal-studded ceiling, hand-carved ceiling medallion and sumptuous silk drapes with double-layered tassel and bullion fringe create a cozy corner for a hand-crafted game table and leather upholstered side chairs. Gas wall lanterns complement the soft glow of the three-tiered hand-painted silk Fortuny chandelier and help create an ambiance of luxury in this one-of-a-kind room.
As part of the Pearson home transformation in Atlanta, Georgia, licensed contractor Chip Wade designed a custom wood couch on a track that allows for moving the couch from indoor to outdoor. This seating option allows for either space to be a place to relax. The Pearson home renovation also included a fire pit, lounging areas, a grill area and game lawn, as seen on DIY Network's Elbow Room.
Once closed in and dark, this newly renovated second floor landing is now light, bright and open. It is part office space, part reading room, part hangout area for the family to plan their day's activities. Custom, built-in book shelves house games, vintage first edition classics, family mementos and objects d'art, and the desk provides a space for reading and writing, adding extra function to the space.