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Decorating Ideas for Basements and Bonus Rooms

If you are looking for the perfect way to spruce up your basement or bonus/spare room in 2017, look no further than a few of these great ideas that go well with any style.

Knowing how to maximize your space is key, and adding a few secret tricks of the trade will easily accomplish this task for you in no time flat.

Proverbial Man Cave

If you’re hoping to turn your basement or spare room into the perfect man cave then we’ve got some ideas for you!

For this particular design motif, make use of dark colored leathers (faux or real) throughout the space. Add large mirrors to the walls to give the room the look of being larger. Affix that big screen to the wall in front of your couch or recliner, and you’re well on your way to creating the ideal space.

Trying adding memorabilia from whatever sports, games, or movies you love to give it that extra special push for individuality.

Using a more neutral tone or the walls goes well with any type of furniture, try out a muted gray for you space. Adding bright white, black, and blue (any shade) to the room gives it the perfect pop of color that will have you spending more and more time down there.

The Perfect Craft Corner

If you’re an avid crafter try making your basement or spare room into the ideal crafting space. Add a pop of bright color to the walls that will help lighten the space, with light colored wood to give your craft corner a light and airy feel, even if it’s a small space.

Try hanging some of your completed crafts on the walls to give yourself a bit of motivation for completing your current project, this also gives you the chance to show off your stuff if you have visitors over.

Add a textured cloth couch or recliner to your space for a comfortable place to perch, especially with textured or patterned fabric, it will give the room that extra touch of intrigue.

Family Room or Kid’s Play Room

If you are looking for a more inclusive room the whole family can enjoy, you can easily create this space by making your spare room or basement into a multipurpose family room, kid’s play room, or workout room.

To make a room seem larger and bring in more ambient light, the designer’s trick is to add a few mirrors. Using an interesting and intricate metalwork around the mirror’s glass adds more depth to the space. You can display your kids’ original artwork to help decorate the area further.

At e.d.’s paint & decorating, we can give our expert advice for optimizing your space and achieving the specific look for your bonus room, play room, workout room, man cave or any other dreams for your basement. Call us to arrange a design consultation. You can read more interior design articles for other decorating ideas on our blog.

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