16 Decorating Ideas to Makeover Your Basement

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With some makeover here and there, your basement will be one of the most comfortable spaces in your home. It does not matter if the size is rather small, you still can decorate it as you please. But before you start the makeover project, you should consider these 16 basement decorating ideas for your references.

 

All White

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Paint your basement wall white to make your space larger than it actually is. If you think it is too bland, you can hang a huge black clock above the fireplace.

Gas Fireplace

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Make a focal point with a gas fireplace, instead of a wood-burning one. It also goes well with your modern taste.

Straw Basket

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Add a little bit of vintage flair through a straw basket. You can use the basket as an extra storage to store your blankets or the kids’ toys.

Texture

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You can simply give some textures to your neutral-colored basement with throw pillows in varying colors and patterns.

Family Space

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Decorate your stairway with family photos, wood sign, a single-letter monogram for your family initial, etc. The point is, give some family space on your basement wall to create warmer and family-oriented atmosphere.

A Touch of Country

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Straw chairs and a wooden coffee table will help you bring a sense of country in your modern décor basement.

Wood Plank Ceiling

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You should redecorate your low ceiling to add more style in the basement. You can go with painted wood plank ceiling like this for instance.

Corner Shelf

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Make an extra storage on the corner with rustic crates. You can place some decorative items on the shelf to prettify the basement.

Kid’s Nook

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Create kids’ corner in your basement to function as their study room or playroom. If you fond of this idea, you can install framed chalkboard and hang your kids’ artworks.

Mini Drink Station

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This drink station will come in handy when you want to throw a little party or celebration in the space.

Gallery Art

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Do not let your basement wall devoid of an artistic touch. Hang some of your favorite paintings on the wall to create gallery art.

Freshen Up the Air

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Bring in the greenery to your basement. Those greeneries will give some colors in the space as well as help you freshen up the air.

Home Theatre

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If budget is not an issue, you can set up an awesome home theatre intact with its galaxy glow starry ceiling like the example above.

Fall Decoration

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When fall is rolling around, you can make a little effort to adorn the basement with fall decoration like pumpkins and pinecones.

Extra Bathroom with Storage

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If you prefer to have a bathroom in your basement, you should consider how much space it will take. For a solution, try installing a sliding storage like this to save more space.

Fab Lighting

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This string lights will light up your basement and transform it into a fabulous area,

Alana Groom
An architecture journalist since 2010, she enjoys exploring amazing houses around the world. All of her writings are dedicated to all great architects.