Everyone loves to feel nature inside their home, including in their family rooms. This gathering space should be cozy and relaxing for every member of the family. One of the best ideas to create a warm and cozy family room is by bringing nature into it.
How to bring the warmth of nature to your family room? There are some easy ways to follow. First, bring the outdoors in with indoor plants. Small or big, make sure you put them in a perfect spot. Next, think about neutral color schemes like browns or blue to remind of wood and sky.
Exposed beams or stone fireplace is also a great option to help you to bring a sense of nature into your family room. These materials add more texture to the interior as well. Last but not least, bring lots of natural light through windows.
We have gathered some nature-inspired family rooms with rich textures that’ll create warmth and dimension to your home, making sure your family will get a relaxing and warm gathering moment.
1. Kiev Apartment by Arquitetura National
If you live in an apartment, this nature-inspired family room with rich textures can be your main inspiration. Kiev Apartment by Arquitetura National uses some plants in pots to bring nature to its family room. The wood accent of the wall behind the TV completes the whole warm atmosphere.
Photographer: MARCELO DONADUSSI
2. Tree House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects
Just like its name, Tree House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects has a nature-inspired family room with rich textures that is worth trying. This family house brings outdoors into its family room with the use of wood material. Some pots of plants make the room fresh and airy.
Photography: Anson Smart
3. Up-Cycled Warehouse, Richmond by Zen Architects
This nature-inspired family room with rich textures is perfect for your open family room. Up-Cycled Warehouse, Richmond by Zen Architects different elements and materials to create a nature-inspired family room. The wood elements, pots of plants, and neutral color schemes are combined to create a warm feeling in this house.
Photographer: Emma Cross
4. Meadow Beach House by Andrew Franz Architect
This nature-inspired family room with rich textures can be an awesome inspiration for your beach house. Meadow Beach House by Andrew Franz Architect is a family retreat that brings outdoors into its family room through the use of wood materials, some small pots of plants, and windows for natural light.
Photographer: Albert Vecerka / Esto
5. Risalleen House by R21 Arkitekter
The nature-inspired family room in Risalleen House by R21 Arkitekter is about bringing nature through the use of exposed beams on the ceiling. The natural atmosphere is completed by the presence of pots of plants and the wooden floor while the windows bring natural light easily into the room.
Photographer: Åke Eson Lindman
6. Echo House by Aaron Neubert Architects
This nature-inspired family room is worth trying for your high-ceiling family room. Echo House by Aaron Neubert Architects brings outdoors into its family room through wooden furniture, pots of plants, and a jute rug. The window helps complete the natural theme by letting natural light floods the room.
Photography: Brian Thomas Jones, Alex Zarour
7. Hillsborough by Studio VARA
Our last inspiration for a nature-inspired family room comes from Hillsborough by Studio VARA. This awesome house uses pots of plants to bring outdoors into its family room. The glazed door helps the room create a close connection to nature around the backyard.
Photographer: Matthew Millman Photography