Your Home: Family Friendly The perfect fit in Wellesley By converting their garage into living space, a family of five gets the room they need to stay put in Wellesley. ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Michael Casey By converting their garage into living space, the de Peyster family of Wellesley gained 315 square feet. That created space for a family room, complete with a custom sectional that has a pullout bed for guests, and a larger dining area. Michael Casey The designers worked the dining area’s deep blue scheme into the kitchen. Michael Casey Julia and her youngest son hang out in the family room, where the furnishings can take the wear and tear of three active boys and the family’s golden retriever. Michael Casey The de Peysters’ middle son moved into a room of his own (above), decorated so that it can later become an office.