Published at 27 May 2016. by Leanne Augustin
Some people think that a support column is not an interesting architectural element in the family room. It can evoke eyesore if it is inappropriately decorated. But it creates a unique beauty in the family room if it is well established and styled. You can flaunt modern, stylish and classic support columns. The latter ones are superb to spot inside the Victorian styled family room. The people who have a modern family room decoration can choose a very sleek and simple support column.
One of the most popular types of support columns for traditional and glamorous family room design is Greek column. Make sure that the family room is made in grandeur and large design. The top of support column can feature ornate design. There are various styles of Greek columns to choose. You can install the Ionic, Corinthian or Doric column. This column will be amazing to spot if you paint it with classic white tone. If the family room features a fireplace, don’t forget to put marble busts. If you have an old replica of classical roman text, put it at the fireplace mantel. If the presence of a support column in the family room is like a pole, you can use it as the focal point in the family room. Set the chairs and table around the pole.
Then you can box it to make it as a stylish coffee table. The encased column can be used to hold various items such as food and drinks. If you want to evoke the rustic look in the family room, install the square shaped brick columns. Make the columns look distressed without any paint. The two sides of the columns can feature decorative bookshelves. You can put the books and other items like vases, family pictures and flowers here. Those who want to enjoy a modern style with a support column in a family room should choose the sleek design. Paint the surface of the column with glossy color so that it can evoke the reflective surface and create larger impression in the family room. It can be an interesting architectural element in the room.