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Need help with the family room..
madi74
February 18, 2013 in Design Dilemma
The shape is rectangular rather awkward to make nice and comfy. Looking for suggestions for seating arrangements and also, wondering opinions on end tables, I have to lamps and need to end tables, design wise...do both tables need to be identical, or is it best for one to be square and one circle . It is for the lamp with the darker shades. Thanks for feedback.
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rickbx167
Circle table is fine but you should use wall lamps instead of table lamps makes the room look more spacious!!
February 18, 2013 at 4:22pm     
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carole
can you take a picture from the other side of the room too please?and one facing the fireplace??as to the sidetables you can mixed them,why not??
February 18, 2013 at 4:31pm   
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madi74
Thank u... Here the the additional photos.
February 18, 2013 at 4:34pm     
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collettec
No, the tables don't have to match and it doesn't matter what shape table. I would consider having similar lampshades on both lamps. I would also consider a larger table for under the television - one larger than the television itself and also hanging the drapes higher - just under the molding.
February 18, 2013 at 4:53pm     
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Jayme H.
The tables do not have to match, but it looks better if the shades do ...
February 18, 2013 at 4:57pm     
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Keitha
A simple update would be to remove sheers and install new drapery panels at the ceiling. Flank each side of the fireplace with the red chairs placing your existing floor lamp beside the red chair to the right of the firreplace. Purchase a media cabinet for the TV. Remove the horns over the fireplace and replace with artwork. Purchase throw pillows with pops of red and add a small coffee table.
February 18, 2013 at 5:41pm     
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carole
thank you for the additional photoos,in the meantime they all came up with good ideas,is there an end wall behind where the chairs are or door to another room,if it is wall i would put the sofa there with a shelf behind to put the lamps on and put the tv on the wall opposite the fireplace then the chairs and coffeetable on the wall with the door in the corner near the window,will you try them and show us pictures again!!??even if you cant buy any thing yet moving the furniture around will give you a good idea..
February 19, 2013 at 3:39am   
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