Complete with a wet bar, this basement junk room turned man cave is just the place for entertaining. The designers kept the original 1920s Spanish tile floors and gave the wood paneling a light whitewash to brighten up the room. The subtle pattern and texture from the sofa mesh with the pattern on the ottoman complement the original flooring without overwhelming it.
Just across the wall from the living area is the home gym. Separated from the rest of the space by a glass wall, the gym contains a television, built-in shelving for storage, work out machines and a sparring pad. The two-way fireplace pushes heat into this space, allowing the homeowner to get the most out of his workout. The glass wall that separates the spaces allows the gym to be visually connected to the rest of the basement, while remaining physically separated.
To make the space more functional, designers from HGTV Design Star Season 6 created an island with barstools between the two pillars in the basement. Judge Vern Yip was impressed with how they smartly integrated elements that are complete eyesores, but structurally necessary to the space.
In this living room, a modern sectional sofa is situated in front of a large screen television to provide plenty of seating and an optimal viewing area for screenings of the family's favorite movies. Shelving and cabinets in the far corner provide a place for storage and display, while a fireplace to the left of the television warms the space. A window lets in plenty of natural light, and recessed lighting helps to give additional light to the space. To finish off the space, designers added a neutral, grid-patterned area rug to provide definition to the living space.
In this remodeled basement, heavy, gold drapes hang on garden-level windows, while a large L-shaped sectional is positioned in front of a padded ottoman and leather armchair. Track lighting, a table lamp, and a lampshade chandelier provide beautiful lighting for the basement space.
Perfect for entertaining or doing a little relaxing in front of a movie, this unfinished basement has been transformed into a warm and welcoming space for any occasion. The wood wall offers warm character and the light green walls offer a soft balance. Don't forget the side mini bar for a little extra fun!
Candice Olson, host of HGTV's "Divine Design," uses neutral slipcovers to create cozy, kid-friendly seating in this playful basement. A durable wood coffee table is the perfect spot for playing family board games or creating beautiful artwork. Muted green carpet throughout keeps this space light while still providing camouflage for inevitable spills.
Basement Home Theater Features Red Accents, Television, Fireplace & Additional Game Space
Red accents wow in this basement home theater, from the stunning plush sectional, armchair and ottoman to the details on the built-in shelving. Transitionally styled, the space showcases a fireplace, a wet bar with and additional table and seating. Dropping portions of the ceiling creates a comforting room within a room feel.