Smart Basement Decorating Ideas
Basement decorating ideas to use as another area for the family to hang out is a great way to add the extra living space to your home. You do not have to spend a lot of money to have a room look as if it had been done by a professional decorator, you just need to be creative. Fix your basement and enjoy the surroundings of a game room, TV room or even an additional bedroom for your older teenagers.
Painting is still one of the cheapest decoration ideas for its use. Most basements have concrete walls or concrete blocks and this can be painted imitating the image of stone, rock or brick. Simple templates to use are sold for these techniques and they provide a more realistic look. Make the entire living room downstairs with an imitation masonry cover to carry in the design, texture and color.
To warm the coldness of a solid concrete floor, paint a braided imitation rug in the area that you will mostly be using. This low cost color floor will look great once the furniture is placed around it. Another option is an imitation tile floor, which is a simple technique to do. These templates of floor options and templates are available at craft stores.