While many think of a family living room decorating theme as you with board games, and fluffy carpet, it can be much more. Family oriented living room decorating themes are common in home based decorating circles, and in most cases are similar in looks. In order to accommodate a family you must have a spot for everyone to sit. For this theme, you should give attention to making the sofa as large as possible, with as much room for the family as needed. Using the sofa as a design anchor, the rest of this living room area decorating theme should fall into place.