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A great family room is the epicenter of lots of fun: family game nights, sleepovers, movie marathons with popcorn, and the list goes on. But since it’s also the room where you frequently welcome guests into your home, you want it to look nice and be easy to tidy up! That where a little good organization comes in.

Check out our family room ideas, tips, and tricks for keeping all the essentials for family fun at your fingertips, while establishing a “home” for everything. It makes pick-up a breeze, even for the kids. We’ll show you practical, attractive ways to store games, electronics and other essentials so that your family room can put on its grown-up persona in a flash when needed.

Do you have other areas to declutter? Don’t miss our Home Organization 101 Series!

1. Maximize storage for games and toys with multipurpose furniture. A storage ottoman is a great idea.

storage ottoman

2. Use chic baskets to corral DVDs and video games.

basket media organization

3. Utilize the space in your built-ins to hold baskets and other decor-friendly storage containers.

baskets for storage

4. No built-ins? Use a stand-alone bookcase or install some budget-friendly DIY built-ins!

diy built ins

5. Keep cozy nap time essentials in a deep basket by the sofa. Handy, yet tidy!

basket by the sofa

6. Give all those remote controls a place to call home. A flatware caddy works great!

flatware caddy

7. Try concealing some of the family clutter in containers underneath the console table.

baskets under console table

8. Tuck a charging station for family electronics in a drawer to hide cord clutter.

in drawer charging station

9. Give some thought to your furniture arrangement. Consider a game table or chairs that can be easily moved for different purposes.

blueprint furniture arrangement idea

Dana Hall McCain writes about marriage, parenting, faith and wellness. She is a mom of two, and has been married to a wonderful guy for over 18 years.


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