While many think of a family living area decorating theme as one with board games, and fluffy carpet, it can be much more. Family oriented living room decorating themes are common in home decorating circles, and often are similar in looks. In order to accommodate a family you must have an area for everyone to sit. Just for this theme, you should center on 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 family area decorating theme should fall into place.