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How To Arrange Furniture In a Long Narrow Living Room?

A long and narrow living room can pose serious challenges in the decorating department. Finding the right balance between comfort and style is not easy when dealing with such a difficult layout. But there are many ways in which you can use such a space efficiently.

An extra long sofa or a sectional can make a narrow room feel more inviting
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All the functions in the room are organized around the sitting area

First of all, decide what the focal point of the room will be. It should be on the longest wall of the room. So let’s say you want the entertainment center to be the main attraction. Then it should go on the longest wall that doesn’t have windows on it and the sofa and armchairs should rest against the opposite wall.

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Area rugs are great at delimitating spaces in a long
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How to Arrange a Family Room With a Sectional Sofa | Home Guides

Breaking up a sectional can make the room feel incomplete, so try to arrange the pieces as one unit.

Breaking up a sectional can make the room feel incomplete, so try to arrange the pieces as one unit.

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The family room is typically the social hub of your home. Putting a sectional sofa in your family room provides ample seating for large gatherings, but its size can make it difficult to arrange the room in a functional way. Some homeowners may be hesitant to use this type of sofa in their family room for this reason, but you can arrange a sectional so that it adds not only function to your family room, but visual appeal.

Choose a Focal Point

Your sectional is typically the largest piece of furniture in your family room, and as such, it should be positioned opposite the focal point of the room. In a family room, the focal point is typically the television, but it may also be a fireplace or a

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How To Arrange Furniture In A Family Room

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Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

Dear Style Studio,

We are stumped! After furniture shopping for a month and consulting all of my friends … I still don’t see the light.

We bought a new house almost a year ago and have not purchased furniture for our family room. The only windows in the room and the fireplace are both on the same window, which leaves me two huge walls to decorate (especially if we decide to mount the TV above the fireplace). Do we do two couches and a chair? If so, where to a put the TV? How do I fill the walls? Ahhhh … my head is spinning.

If we figure out the television placement and major seating, the rest will fall into space.

We are trying to

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15 Amazing Furniture Layout Ideas to Arrange Your Family Room

There are some things to consider before you arrange the furniture in a particular space at home, such as the function of the room, the activities you are going to do there, and most importantly the size of the room per se. In the case of the family room, obviously, you are going to use it for a family gathering and other family-related activities that are possible to do together inside the home like watching television or playing games. But how can you arrange your furniture and other stuff to accommodate all that indoor family activities you may plan on having every weekend? Take a look at these 15 family room layout ideas to help you out!


Facing the Fireplace

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This layout facing the fireplace as the focal point of the room. If you have any focal point in your family room, try arranging the furniture to face

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4 Ways to Arrange Living Room Furniture

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How to Arrange Family Room Furniture

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Family rooms are the social center of the home. Here’s how to arrange the furniture in your living room to accommodate your family’s favorite activities.

How to Arrange Family Room Furniture

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Family rooms are usually the social center of the home. Whether you gather for watching movies or playing board games, the way you arrange your family room furniture can determine how you enjoy the space. Here are three different ways to arrange the furniture in your family room to accommodate your family’s favorite activities.


Create a Central Point for Conversations

Family room arrangement coffee table

To create a conversation area in your family room, focus the action around your coffee table. Arranging your seating in a friendly “U” shape around the coffee table allows everyone to comfortably face each other and rest their drinks. A storage coffee table can keep blankets and board games within

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Living Room Layouts: How to Arrange Furniture

When it comes to decorating a home, there are few things more intimidating than standing in an empty room and not knowing where to start. There are so many things to consider—personal aesthetic, lifestyle, budget and more—but the best way to begin is with the furniture layout. In other words, determining the arrangement of sofas, chairs, tables, storage cabinets and anything else that is involved in the room’s floor plan (any item that touches the floor). We’ve compiled a simple guide to follow that works for every room in the house, starting with the living room. These living room layout ideas will make the job of arranging furniture and decorating your home easy and enjoyable.

Living Room Layouts

Measure the living room from wall to wall, making note of the length and width of the room.

First, draw a box, noting the measurements on all sides. Whether you create it on a

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How to Arrange Furniture in a Rectangular Living Room

In a narrow, rectangular living room, leave room for a walkway by placing furniture on one side of the room.

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Proper furniture arrangement is crucial to a well-designed and functional living room. Rectangular rooms can present a challenge when you’re trying to determine how to fill a large space or how to place furniture in a long, narrow room. Use a scaled floor plan to explore different arrangement options for existing furniture or to determine how much floor space is available for the furnishings you plan to purchase.

Make a Floor Plan

To make a scaled floor plan for a rectangular room, measure the width of a short wall and a long wall. Measure the width of doorways, windows and any other architectural features such as a fireplace. To mark their exact location on each wall, start in a corner and measure the distance to the

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