Thursday, January 19

Basement - Come On Down

It’s no secret that the basement isn’t always everyone’s favorite place to be.  For many reasons, it can be the most avoided space in a home and the last to get a little décor TLC.

Usually natural lighting is limited so I like the idea of keeping the palette light and airy.  With a removable, machine washable cover, a white sofa can actually be practical, even with little ones running around.  A cowhide rug looks great on (most often) basic berber carpet and a coffee table with storage is the perfect solution for games and dvds.

We decided to make our basement a place where we would want to hang out as a family.  I found that with a comfortable couch, a lot of texture (pillows & throws) and the right lighting it became, dare I say, inviting!  



Koldby Cowhide Rug: IKEA
Ektorp Sofa: IKEA
Rustic Storage Coffee Table: West Elm
Tripod Wood Floor Lamp: West Elm
Vinyl Wall Sticker Decal: Urbanwalls
Mongolian Lamb Pillow Cover: West Elm
Seagulls Silk Pillow Cover: West Elm
Yellow & Natural Gray Linen Pillow: Etsy
Chunky Tassel Throw (Silver Grey): West Elm
Branch Bowl: Z Gallerie

6 comments:

  1. I LOVE all the texture!! I WOULD love this for my downstairs basement.. and I wold love to have a downstairs basement too ;)

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  2. This post is so nice..Cant wait for you to decorate my place!

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  3. So nice! I'm in love with cowhide rugs!

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  4. Definitely bright and inviting! We're currently renovating our basement so as you can imagine, I've been thinking a lot about what I'll be doing to decorate :-)
    Victoria

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  5. I love this Steph! I especially love that wall decal!

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