Before & After: Laura’s Family Room Finds a New Purpose
Laura spent seven years using this room, with its high ceilings and statement fireplace, as a family room. But considering its pass-through and access to the kitchen, she found a new purpose for the space that felt more natural.
The process of transforming a living space into a dining space may not have been without challenges, but the results are stunning!
Seven years into living in our home, we realized that we wanted our family room to be relocated to what once was a sunroom. Initially the idea sounded great, but how do you convert a large family room into a comfortable breakfast area? Since the area is right off the main kitchen, I needed to create a look and flow that seamlessly joined the two spaces.
First thing was to paint the walls a lighter color (I choose Polished Pearl). Then I lightened up the mantle and built-ins with a color called Old White, so it would brighten the space. With a few other changes in accessories, rugs and furniture we have successfully accomplished our mission!
For more before & after photos, check out Laura’s blog, Top This Top That.
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(Images: Top This Top That)