Melissa Rayworth

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Lifestyle Nov 25, 2013

The 'family room' need not be the kids' space

In many homes, the "family room" is decorated with just one purpose: to withstand the impact of juice-spilling, game-playing, cookie-eating, crayon-wielding children. The result is often a room that's long on durability but short on style. How can you create a stylish, sophisticated family room ...