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The difference between a living room and a family room has often confused people because both spaces in the house are where people gather. Nowadays, open concept layouts have muddled the issue even more, as the great room takes over. However, formal living rooms and more casual family rooms still exist, with the difference between the rooms lying in the purpose, placement and layout of the room.

Where It Is Located in the House

Living rooms are often in the front of the house, near the entry way, and living rooms are more likely used to entertain guests on more formal occasions. Family rooms, on the other hand, are generally located in the back of the home, near the kitchen and often adjacent to an outdoor space like a deck or patio. Family rooms are more traditionally reserved for the family itself to use

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Exterior Home Design Trends by Region

What’s hot in home improvement and home design this year depends on where you live.

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A popular mode of payment, the hourly rate method has been used over the years by many professionals such as architects, engineers, therapists, lawyers and accountants. It is well used by certified interior designers, too.

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The way it works is that the interior designer is supposed to keep detailed records of daily work and the number of hours spent to execute such works.

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Family Room Built In Cabinets Design Ideas

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Wonderfully designed family room is fitted with a blue built-in cabinets accented with brass pulls and fixed flanking a blue built-in desk.

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A flat panel television is fitted in a family room between light gray shaker cabinets painted in Benjamin Moore Graytint and accented with brass hexagon knobs.

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Create a Farmhouse Family Room + How to Style an Open Floor Plan Room

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Tips for creating a beautiful modern rustic farmhouse family room, plus tricks to style an open floor plan. Includes affordable farmhouse furniture sources.

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This month I also wanted to address furniture layout when you have a tricky space to furnish. Recently I worked with a client that had a beautiful, open floor plan with high ceilings. However, because of the lack of walls and such an open, flowing space, she was having a hard time coming up with

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How to Create Modern House Exterior and Interior Design in Spanish Style

Spanish architecture and interior design in Spanish style are strikingly beautiful and unique. Old and modern house design in Spanish style have several very attractive features that make these homes distinct and desirable. Spanish style architectural designs and elements of interior decorating create elegant and majestic homes. Lushome shares a few ideas how to create modern house design and interiors in Spanish style.

House design and home interiors in Spanish style emphasize the connection with the nature. Natural materials are combined with warm rich colors, creating a pleasant, natural and friendly atmosphere and gorgeous rooms enriched by various textures. Spanish homes are wonderful for all who enjoy the serenity, elegant simplicity and beauty of unique details.

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