Kid-Friendly Basement traditional-basement
 

Kid-Friendly Basement

Our clients wanted to finish the walkout basement in their 10-year old home. They were looking for a family room, craft area, bathroom and a space to transform into a “guest room” for the occasional visitor. They wanted a space that could handle a crowd of young children, provide lots of storage and was bright and colorful. The result is a beautiful space featuring custom cabinets, a kitchenette, a craft room, and a large open area for play and entertainment. Cleanup is a snap with durable surfaces and movable storage, and the furniture is easy for children to rearrange. Photo by John Reed Foresman.
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June 17, 2013
Elizabeth Aurelia Interiors wrote:
Is this polished concrete. or cork? Thank you.. Nice finish
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Thanks. It's stained concrete.
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June 17, 2013
Elizabeth Aurelia Interiors wrote:
Love it... how did you add the baseboards afterwards.. wondering if the floor and base aligned.
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Yes, this basement was totally unfinished before. Even though you have existing baseboards, you could still put in shoe to cover the gap (unless it is a really huge gap).
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Elizabeth Aurelia Interiors
Ah, yes .. problem solved!
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June 10, 2013
buttercup80 wrote:
What white is used for the walls?
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It is Benjamin Moore BM 967: Flat
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sunnymede70
Really? So is it the trim & ceiling also Cloud White?
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August 27, 2012
mattpope wrote:
what's the color of the floor?
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Jill Bratulich Finnerty
Can this acid-stain be added to the existing concrete floor or do you need to add a fresh layer of concrete with stain in it?
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Good looking work.
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May 27, 2013
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September 16, 2012
glarjorg wrote:
Where did you get the lounger chairs from?
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September 8, 2012
benson90 wrote:
What type of sealer did you use on the floor? Epoxy?

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Amundson left the east side of the basement open so that no one would feel restricted by furniture placement. The space encourages imaginative, unobstructed play. White walls reflect plenty of light brought in by large windows, making the space feel especially big and bright. "The most common reaction that the homeowners get is that it's a basement that doesn't have that dungeon feel to it," says Amundson.

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