Home Improvement – Family Room Built-Ins

We just have very little storage and walls in our home.  I have no place to put books, or set out family photos.  Our TV is now over our fireplace, so there is no entertainment wall unit or built-in for these items.

I can play around in Photoshop pretty well.  I decided to take a photo of our family room, and add some images of shelves and cabinets to simulate what I want my husband to build for me.

Here is how the family room looks now.


And this is the picture I created for my Husband with the “cabinets and book shelves”  The walls are a nice warm gray – not sure why they came out so salmony-beige in the picture.

family room shelves

We will have to come up with a similar cabinet and shelf system for next to the fireplace to balance out the room  (First pic is before we hung the TV)  I really don’t like the TV over the fireplace, but there is no other option for the furniture in the room.  A TV in the corner next to the fireplace would be 20150928_184921impossible to watch.


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