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FLOAT FURNITURE: In this small guesthouse in Salt Lake City, Utah, designers Marshall Watson and Jeffrey Kilmer kept furniture central — not pushed against the walls. "If you create space beyond the furniture, it adds volume to a room," says Kilmer.

Swedish Floral Allover Stencil

Swedish Floral Allover Stencil

This Swedish inspired flower wall stencil pattern is so fresh looking! Stenciling this is so easy in the paint color of your choice. This stencil designs also comes in border stencils: Swedish Floral

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If an antique lantern is out of your price range – look at lanterns designed for outdoor use, they are usually less expensive.

In her New York City apartment, designer Kelly Giesen was strategic about her furniture picks. "All the seating is low," she says. "Chairs are off the floor on exposed legs, and the coffee table is made of there-but-not-there Lucite. These pieces keep the space from feeling crowded."

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Gorgeous blue patterned drapes in this living room. So fun! Interior design ideas ~ home decor ~ window treatments ~ Dream homes

Home bar atop a secretary - David Kaihoi - colorful and chic!

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An antique gentleman's chest has multiple personalities: desk, bar, child's bureau, and — when the child was in diapers — changing table. Read more: Small Apartment Decorating Ideas - How to Decorate Small Spaces - House Beautiful

These casual family rooms illustrate many style options—all designed for relaxing. Browse through our photos to find ideas for decorating your family space!

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balanced arrangement works especially well when you have a direct view toward a fireplace. Here, the bookcases, sofas and even the jars on the mantel are all placed symmetrically. The painted bookcase backs pick up the color of the green mantel jars.