By Faustina Drumheller. interior. Published at Saturday, May 26th, 2018 - 05:15:48 AM.
A basement family room lacks natural light. but fun. vibrant colors and textures makes up for missing brightness.The super-soft chairs and sofa shown above are perfect to sink into while binge-watching your favorite series.This cozy family room with curvy seating looks—and feels—very relaxing. The ottoman does double duty. serving as a foot stool or coffee tableThis cozy den features a rotating bubble chair.
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A large. comfortable sofa or sectional.Extra chairs. ottomans or beanbags.Lots of throw pillows.A rug. for lounging.A TV. and the accompanying accessories.A surround sound system to create a mini-theater experience.Video games. board games or other entertainment.A billiards table. a dart board. or other favorite lounge games.A small bar area. or a spot for refreshments.A play area for kids.A desk or table for games. crafts or homework.