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The 14-by-17-foot family room in the Clifton home of Debbie and Sean Scott (shown with kids Rachel and Alex) has many quirks, including two-story windows and one wall for furniture. They'd like an adult space that can also stand up to children and pets.
With color, window treatments and a new furniture arrangement, designer Gloria Borza turns an awkward room into a sophisticated, family-friendly space.
- Borza, of Trenzey Designs (703-943-9129, www.trenzey.com), is based in Oak Hill.
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