A finished basement serves as a game room, bar and extra living room. Recessed lights brighten the windowless space while pops of orange add color and cheer. The stacked stone bar counter and accent wall provide unique texture and warmth.
This area used to be unattractive wooden storage racks on the left and an exposed laundry room against the back wall. It's now a fun new game room with extra space to run and play designed by Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri from HGTV's hit show Cousins on Call.
This basement offers plenty of storage space as well as a quaint seating area. Built-in wood storage cubbies keep the space clean and clutter-free, while glossy concrete floors add an urban feel. In the corner of the room, a built-in wine rack elegantly displays bottles of wine for those special occasions.
Urban Chic Basement Features Corner TV & Custom Wine Storage
A comfy gray sectional is the perfect spot to relax in this urban-inspired basement. A flatscreen TV appears to float in one corner of the room, while the opposite corner features built-in, custom wine storage.
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.
The basement includes zones for playing and working. The husband and wife team removed dropped ceilings, painted the cinder-block walls and installed carpet floor tiles — which can be removed and washed or replaced — and layered with rugs to soften the space.
White Basement Bedroom Features Orange Accent Wall
This contemporary basement bedroom boasts an orange accent wall to help brighten the lower-level space. A large window brings in some natural light. A brown leather bed frame is topped with white bed linens, and a wood desk is paired with a modern white chair. A bright blue lampshade adds an extra pop of color.
This contemporary basement features all-over white walls paired with sleek white storage cabinets that are perfect for stowing away various items. Two red plastic rocking chairs featuring light wood legs are positioned in front of a flat screen television, while light gray carpet finishes off the minimalistic look of the space.
This retro-style lounge area offers plenty of seating for entertaining. Wood paneling extends up the walls and covers the ceiling and features a contemporary light pendant. Brown leather arm chairs are paired with a large sectional couch which boasts a funky colorful pattern.
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.