Home design ideas: Transforming a dated space into a colorful movie room

A comfy sofa and saturated paint colors help refresh a Brockton family room.
A comfy sofa and saturated paint colors help refresh a Brockton family room.Ridgelight Studio

The family room addition of this Brockton home needed some major sprucing up. The faux brick backdrop for the wood stove in a corner was an eyesore, as was the brown carpet and taupe tile floor. Furthermore, the loveseat, also a dull brown, was too small. “The couple wanted to use the room to watch television but leave enough floor space for their toddler to roam around freely,” says Vanessa Pierre, founder of Vannie Paradis Design Studio.

1 The coffee table’s marble top is heavy enough that it won’t tip over while its round shape eases circulation.

2 Sherwin-Williams Naval paint gives the room a moody feel. “The rest of home is done in creams and beige, so I wanted to introduce something different,” Pierre says. “Movie rooms should be cozy.”

3 The couple commissioned

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What adds the most value to a kitchen?

7 kitchen upgrades to boost your home valueRepaint your cabinets and change out hardware. Estimated cost: $250 for hardware, $300 for paint.
Replace or add a backsplash. Estimated cost: $2,000.
Paint the Hardwood Floors.
Replace the lights.
Install butcher-block or concrete countertops.
Add a new kitchen sink.
Put a hood on it.

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