A red-and-green makeover for year-round gathering

PAINT, $160. Colors are Lemongrass (two cans) and

PAINT, $160. Colors are Lemongrass (two cans) and Linen White (two cans) by Benjamin Moore, purchased at Janovic’s in Seaford; applied by homeowners.
SOFA, $1,200. From Zimmerman’s Home, Lindenhurst.
COCKTAIL TABLE, $350. From Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, Farmingdale.
AREA RUG, $450. From Montauk Rug & Carpet, Farmingdale.
(June 7, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Donna Lauria says she loves entertaining in the Massapequa home she shares with husband Thomas, 47, and their two children. But space was tight. "We really needed a family room that could work for all of us," says Lauria, 47, of the decision to build an addition onto their house.

When it came time to decorate, she turned to designer Maureen DelPezzo of Be Still Design of Massapequa. Very...

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