There’s a myth out there that basements are always dark and dreary. Not true. In my opinion basements get a bad rap, because as you can see from the photos of this basement family room, when decorated thoughtfully they can be bright, warm, and comfortable.
The key to achieving this look is to keep things warm. Mix warm neutrals with a strong but warm color (in this case red), and layer in some natural materials like rattan or sisal. It’s an easy decorating scheme that can be recreated just about anywhere.
Line 2:Brayden Studio Kaleigh 27.5″ H Table Lamp with Drum Shade,
Flax Bourton Ikat Cotton Throw Pillow Color: Hot Pepper, Size: 18″x18″, Origami Coffee Table, Cape Canaveral Stripe Throw Pillow Color: Coral Red, Size: 18″
Line 3: Humarock Area Rug Rug Size: 8′ x 10′, Paint: ASIAN ROSE, P5077-85 by Para Paint, Whooping Crane by John James Audubon Framed Paper Print Art Size: 26″ H x 20″ W
To see the list of items used in the room photo please visit the source guide.
Room shots courtesy of Skit Inc.
Don’t forget about decorating. Just because the contractor’s done it doesn’t mean your job is over. You still need to buy furniture, window treatments and accessories. Make sure you’ve included these in the budget.