A closet in this transitional living room opens up to reveal a full home office in this design by Kristi Nelson. A built-in wooden desk and shelving provides plenty of storage and work space that can easily be hidden by closing the closet doors.
The original 1970s house was constructed on a series of telephone poles cantilevered off the canyon floor. The basement is transformed into a contemporary media room with comfortable black sectional facing a large flatscreen TV. A striped area rug adds visual texture underneath, while sliding glass doors lead out to a sleek outdoor living area.
Cozy Basement Family Room From Sarah Sees Potential
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed this once cramped and dated basement into a modern, multi-purpose family room. Rustic, functional decor in sleek blue and gray hues perfectly complements the home's original, wood-burning stone fireplace. For easy entertaining, Sarah added extra storage, plenty of seating and mounted a large flat-screen TV above the mantel.
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.
The outbuilding of this historic Los Feliz home is multifunctional. The ground floor of the building plays host to the garage, which contains the family's collection of cars, while the second floor is home to the family's library, which is complete with reading nooks, a bathroom, a conference table and storage areas.
This basement was transformed into the perfect gathering spot for movie nights and kid-friendly crafting. The colorful mirror on the wall is made out of paint cans. And the bright rug is durable commercial FLOR rug tiles.
This basement space serves as a family multipurpose room featuring a U-shaped gray and white sectional with stain resistant and eco friendly fabric, gray wood floors, and a black and white abstract print area rug.
A much-needed home office was created by revamping a dusty garage. Retro furnishings, canned lighting and Rat Pack artwork put the office into the swing of things. Check out Sammy Davis Jr. on the walls.
The two graphic print armchairs in this comfortable family room are on a swivel base, making it easy for occupants to join in on conversations or the big game on the flatscreen tv. The large green ottoman has a hidden storage unit inside, perfect for blankets or board games.
Transitional Home Theater Features Striking Red Sectional, Armchair & Ottoman
A striking red sectional and oversized, plush armchair boast of comfort and style in this transitional basement home theater. Designed for optimal entertaining, built-in cabinets and fireplace, a wet bar and additional table and seating are all framed within several different types of wood and stains to match the unique floor.
This chic basement family room includes a wet bar, plenty of seating and a wall-mounted fireplace and flatscreen for cozy nights in. The graphic print of the swivel armchairs helps punch up the space visually and is a fun pairing with the textured stone walls.
Oversized drawers and a clothing rack line the wall and offer convenient storage space in this transitional double-duty game and utility room. A Ping-Pong table sits nearby, with other assorted sport and recreational equipment within easy reach.