Creating Inspiring Gathering Spaces

A home is both your haven to enjoy quiet moments and a place where you can invite friends and family to create memories that will last a lifetime. We’ve gathered some of our favorite tips for creating great gathering spaces to inspire you!

Living Room 

For long conversations and gatherings in the living room, a warm and welcoming atmosphere is key! Create the perfect blend of sophistication and vibrant detail with a large sectional, some gorgeous accent chairs, and a beautiful coffee table to top it off! 

Keep your living room open, spacious, and cozy for quiet nights with the family, with a comfortable and neutral colored sectional to allow you to have some more creative freedom with the decor for the rest of the room! Once you’ve determined the layout, you can choose a variety of end tables, bookshelves, and other decor to show off your personality and style. 


One of the most natural gathering points in a home is the kitchen because it’s an inviting space to not only cook, clean, or dine, but to visit with guests and entertain! 

An island with beautiful counter stools for seating is the perfect way to create a functional and guest-friendly space. Ensure that the kitchen island you choose has plenty of storage, so you’re ready for all kinds of gatherings with family and friends.

Dining Room 

Depending on your family traditions, the dining room is either used every day or only for special occasions! No matter your routine, you can choose beautiful pieces for this room that reflect your tastes to welcome guests. 

As you’re selecting a dining room table, choose one with a leaf to extend the table and include more guests! Center the table so that it’s the eye-catching centerpiece of the room, but leave enough space for people to mingle and move around easily! 

Outdoor Spaces

What better way to welcome the pleasant weather than to entertain guests outdoors? Remember, the key to outdoor spaces is to have a variety of comfortable and weatherproof seating options. Investing in a beautiful patio set or a fire pit will create a comfortable outdoor area and encourage great memories! 

We want to help you make the most of your gathering spaces in your home! For more great tips and advice, give our furniture and design experts at Miller Bros. Furniture a call today at (712) 255-3575.