From family dinners to bedtime stories, our furniture provides the setting for so many happy memories. Yet in decorating with our loved ones in mind, we've accepted the fact that family friendly and fashion forward rarely go hand in hand—until now. With today's stylish and durable furniture, it is finally possible to have a home that's family friendly and fabulous, too! So come on—it's time to take back your home.
Toys. Games. Movies. Magazines. Family photos. Collectibles. Sports memorabilia. When you get right down to it, the sheer amount of stuff a family can accumulate is impressive. The challenge is to keep it from taking over your home.
Keeping your living space organized is not as hard as you might think. The first step is to go through your things and determine the best course of action for each item. Do you want to keep it on display? Do you want to store it away? Or is it something you can part ways with? Once this is done, it's much easier to determine what furniture you need for display and storage.
If you need places to display your treasures, then look for furniture with open shelving. Curios
, for example, take advantage of vertical space, allowing you to show off all those sculptures your kids have made over the years in art class without taking up much room in your home.