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When a room is long and narrow. Where is the placement of the furniture? This is a family room.  Must be able to watch tv  Starting from scratch but must have a flat screen tv on the wall

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Hi Carol,
Try breaking up the space.  Placing the couch on the longest wall will emphasize a bowling alley room.  Place the TV first and try placing the sofa on a 45 degree angle addressing it. Finish off the conversation area with either a loveseat or 2 chairs.  By pulling the furniture into the middle of the room, you will create a more inviting arrangment and be able to have multiple functions in the same space if needed. I'll attach a photo to try to explain.

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.


I started in the industry as a design consultant in the custom window treatment and home furnishings industry. I have gone on to establish my own full service interior decorating business, Kimberly Boyer Interiors, with specialities in redesign, home staging and color consultations. I was also a featured designer on MyHome2.0 a Verizon Fios sponsered Home Technology Makeover Show.

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