In our previous article, we covered five different ways you can decorate your basement, from designing a full home entertainment center to installing a wall-mounted fireplace. There are hundreds of possibilities when it comes to your home’s interior design, especially for a downstairs area, but we’ve chosen five more ideas you can use to breathe a bit of fresh air into your basement!
If you’re going for a polished and refined look, decorating your basement with tile flooring is a timeless and practical decision. It’s not only beautiful, durable, and customizable to any of your specific design choices, its polished surface helps fill the basement with more natural light. It’s also very easy to keep clean!
Basement with diamond-shaped tile flooring.
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Lighting is a fun aspect of basement design. Aside from the energy advantages that come with LEDs, they are customizable in color and style. A room with colored LEDs can easily make the room “pop.” Colored LEDs hooked up to dimmer switches pair exceptionally well with living areas and entertainment centers!
Basement entertainment center with off-colored LED lighting to accentuate the room.
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The stairs leading down to your basement play a pretty important role to its overall aesthetic. An elegantly designed set of stairs, working together with the surrounding colors and textures, will create a beautiful entrance to your basement.
Elegantly designed staircase with expanding stairs that gently flow down into the bottom floor.
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From practical to fun, there are a ton of ways to decorate the extra space under your stairs. Bookshelves, closet space, a storage area, or even a fancy play area for children—the possibilities are only limited by your imagination!
Cleverly placed children’s playhouse built right under the staircase.
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Whether it’s to encase a fireplace or to compliment the surrounding environment, stacked stone walls are an excellent way to provide an extra layer of beauty to your basement. Since stacked stone is molded from actual stone, it’s identical in every way and considerably cheaper. With plenty of colors and textures to choose from, it’s a great decoration choice for fireplaces, walls, decorative columns, and more!
Stacked stone design on a column nestled near a small kitchen and seating area.
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These ideas are only scratching the surface of just how many ways you can decorate your basement. Ranging from complex and practical to simple and fun, there are thousands of creative basement decoration possibilities. With many people working from home at the moment, the opportunity to do something neat with your basement space is a real possibility!
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