When it comes to furnishing a home there are many people you have to keep in mind. You want things the adults like, but you also want to have some kid-friendly furniture as well. While bedrooms might be more catered to individuals, the living room needs to be an area everyone likes.
You need furniture that is comfortable for everyone, and you need items that don’t require you to lock your children out of the living room. That means that you want furniture that didn’t cost you and arm and a leg. Here are some tips for finding family friendly furniture for your most shared space.
When it comes to chair for everyone you know that you need to have a recliner. Men and women of the house enjoy the leisure that a recliner offers. However, that’s not the only piece of furniture that you’ll want in your living room, so shop for some other chairs that can be both functional and stylish.
For kids, you may also want to consider some bean bag chairs. They’re fun for all ages. If you have little ones that will have to climb too much to get in a normal chair then you may want some little chairs as well.
Couch Or Love Seat
How much space do you have in your living room? If you’ve already crammed a couple recliners in the room you will possibly not have enough space for a full-sized couch. You may want to consider getting a loveseat instead, which still leaves room for two and space to curl up for a nap.
If you have a large living room you may have space for all of the above. If you have a large enough family you may also need all of the above. You also want to have enough seating if you host holidays at your place and bring in the extended family.
Tables And End Tables
Tables are also a must in any living room. From coffee cups to sippy cups, you need a place to place things. However, when you have little ones toddling and still learning to walk you want to make sure you get tables that are not going to hurt them.
You may want to get heavy wood tables that are not easy to pull over and you may want to invest in ones that have rounded corners. You can also get corner covers for tables to protect little heads. This will cut down on some injuries in your home, although not all.
Your living room is where you live so you want to make it comfortable for everyone. That means the right furniture and the right place to put your cups and lamps. You also may want to invest in a good TV stand or entertainment center and anchor it for safety.