Tips for decorating a game room

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  1. 1. Tips for Decorating a Game RoomOf the various rooms in your home, perhaps certain one are more difficult than others to decorate orfind the right home accessories for. For some, its the kitchen, for others, its the master bedroom and formany, its the game room. Blending a game room home accessories and decor with the home decorthroughout the rest of your home can be difficult, but it doesnt have to be! Here are a few tips andtricks for decorating a game room.Room Decorating GamesTo start, take note of any large game furniture you may have in the room. For example, an air hockeytable, poker table or a Foosball table. Take note of the coloring of the furniture, not necessarily of thegame itself, but of the table legs. Are they a finished wood or are they white, black or some other hue.Use this to help determine what other types of furniture youll want in the space. You can match thetable legs of your game tables to the legs of other furniture in the space, helping to create a look that iseffortless in the space.For upholstered furniture, you can go a number of ways. If you want the room tofeel fun, you may want to choose more brightly colored hues. Perhaps you can match the color to yourfavorite game table to tie things together. Another option is to match the upholstery to other upholsteryin your home decor, thus tying the spaces all together and creating a flow in the home.Room Decorating GamesWhen it comes to choosing home accessories and decor to accent the place, its best to consult thepeople who use the room most often. Though you may have chosen to blend the furniture with theother furniture in your home, you may want to be a bit more open to color palettes and overall decor forthe space. This is particularly true if youre hardly ever in the room, but your children or spouse use thegame room often.Of course, that doesnt mean you should bend to your childrens choices of neon pinkor green. Instead, find ways to compromise by incorporating a softer hue of their choice, one that betterblends into your home decor.Room Decorating GamesIf your son says he likes green and he happens to the person who uses the room most often, thenconsider using a shade of green that suits your tastes while still giving him a shade of green that herequested. You could easily use moss green or forest green and have the look of green without goingoverboard.Finally, when choosing home accessories, dont be afraid to have a little fun with things. Afterall, it is a game room! Dont be afraid to choose wall art that reflects the purpose of the game room,such as dogs playing poker or vintage prints of dice. In the end, keep in mind that a game room is meantto be a place for fun. It doesnt have to be perfectly decorated but it should be warm and welcoming toyour friends and family.