Jul 22, 2013

Basement Do's and Don'ts

Hi friends,

It's Monday and time for another installment of Do's and Don'ts. Today, we turn our judgement to basement decor. I know you all have seen some basement mistakes! So join in as I explore what works and what to avoid. Please do disagree or add your thoughts to the mix - All perspectives are welcome :)

First up, when it comes to basements, seek the light and DON'T go for the cave look like this:

DO Go for light and bright to make the space as livable as possible like this:

DON'T use your basement to hide your issues with hoarding like this:

Bonus points if you can guess the source of this Don't :)

DO Organize your basement with clever shelving like these awesome under the stairs pull-outs

DON'T turn the support poles in your basement into stripper poles


DO transform your basement support posts into convenient and stylish shelving like this:

DON"T choose dull colors that make for a boring basement like this:

DO create an open, clean design in your basement like this:

Okay that wraps it up for this look at what makes a great basement and what does not. Thoughts? Would love to hear from you.

I leave you with this amusing item:

Thanks for stopping by!




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