Basement Living Space With Brown Leather Sofa, Mounted Flatscreen TV and Connected Dining Room
Neutral walls work with the small basement windows to keep this space feeling bright. The open floor plan connecting the living room and doing room leaves the room feeling even more spacious. A brown leather sofa and matching armchair provide cozy seating facing a mounted TV and traditional wood entertainment cabinet.
Green Dining Room Uses Extra Space for a Butler's Pantry
A mini butler's pantry adjacent to this dining room provides just enough space for meal staging and overflow flotsam. It also takes advantage of an odd cranny that might have gone to waste with built-in cabinetry and counter space.
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.
Located off of the master gallery, the dressing room is situated between the master closet and bathroom. "As you walk down the hall and peek in, the dressing room references the fantasy that we all have about spaces we'd like to have in our house," explains interior designer Linda Woodrum.
Wood-Paneled Living Space in Basement Featuring Earth Tones and Global Prints
The wall paneling in this exotic basement space is Hawaiian ohia wood, which gives the space the look of either midcentury modern or Asian design. The earthy tones of the contemporary sectional sofa and leather chair and the global-inspired prints of the ottoman and side table create a chic space for the homeowner who loves to entertain.
A boutique-inspired dressing room, complete with a plush chaise lounge, dressing table and chest of drawers is the perfect place start the day. “It’s something more than you would expect in regular homes, something a little more luxurious and special,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contemporary Garage Lounge With Outdoor Dining Area
A garage was opened up and turned into a lounge that will easily accommodate the homeowner's large family, as seen on The Outdoor Room by Jamie Durie on HGTV. In one direction, you see the relaxing outdoor dining area and in the other direction you see into the garden toward the hot tub and deck.
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.