32 GoodLifeFamilyMag.com MAY | JUNE 2017 DREAM HOMES Family Spaces Every family has its own style when it comes to planning a dream vacation, and creating your dream home is just as unique. Over the past 34 years working with families, realtor Candy Hudson with Century 21 Hudson Realtors has played a vital role in helping her clients find what is right for them. She points out that creating cozy spaces in your home for your family and guests creates a hospitable feel. In a master bedroom or guest room, Hudson suggests creating a “5- star hotel atmosphere,” complete with fluffy robe, slippers, toiletries and a coffee bar, whether it’s a simple self-serve pot (like Keurig) or a built- in model (like Meile) complete with a variety of sweeteners, creamers, and pretty mugs. “I also keep individually wrapped cookies or bars,” she says. Hudson also suggests having spaces for every member of your family. If you have teenagers, considerwhatappealstothem. “Forteens,maybe have a ping-pong table, dart board, and backyard games,” she says. If you have grandchildren, make them feel at home by creating a dedicated space just for them, even if it’s part of your home office area. Each family is unique, but everyone appreciates a space that’s their own. Creating an inviting space begins with setting the tone for your home. Consider your personal style: Are you more traditional? Rustic? Contemporary? Shabby chic? When a room or home reflects you, it's bound to be a place of peace. Proprietor Doris Hart from The Mews can help you select custom upholstery to create a consistent theme throughout your home with pillows, borders, rugs, throws, and more. Each room can retain a unique style, but the upholstery will tie it all together. Doris frequently suggests a line by California-based Cisco Brothers that's perfect for customizing your home to your personal style without overdoing it. “It's casual, but chic,” Hart says. “It's affordable, and it's exclusive to Dallas at The Mews.” “Create a 5-star hotel atmosphere... - Candy Hudson, Broker/ Owner, Century 21 Hudson Realtors Realtor Candy Hudson recommends creating cozy spaces like a coffee bar (above) and designated areas for family fun like a game room (shown here). The Mews’owner, Doris Hart says a small investment in upholstery makes a major impact.