Basement Renovation Ideas??
Leslie Kreger
November 3, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Hi Folks! We are starting to update my mother in laws place to ready it for sale in early spring. Our budget for the basement is pretty much limited to paint, carpet and light fixtures. I would like some of your thoughts! I am thinking we will paint out the ceiling white, but I'm not sure what to do about the wood on the walls--paint it white or the same colour as the walls? (Probably a neutral greige-type shade, I'm thinking!) If you have any ideas, I'd love to hear them!
Thanks in advance~
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abbyjean
Is the wood, including the ceiling, in good shape? I might just leave it alone and concentrate on the walls and carpet instead. The wood might take on a new look with different floors and walls around it. Once the brush touches the wood, you cannot go back. Who knows.....new owners might like it and if not, it would not take much for them to make the paint all match. Paint color? Choose the lightest color showing on the tile in the picture. Carpet? Nice low berber in the same family as the wall color.
November 3, 2013 at 5:13PM      Thanked by Leslie Kreger
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Leslie Kreger
The wood is in good shape (and it is 'real' wood, not faux panelling.)
November 3, 2013 at 5:16PM   
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abbyjean
Then I would really leave the REAL wood alone.
I might remove that big fridge to make that area look bigger. A smaller one or none at all maybe???
November 3, 2013 at 5:21PM   
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