AFTER: Main area of our unfinished basement
|behind those curtains is the laundry area|
That's how I decorated the main area of our unfinished basement. I still want to add a rug sometime and maybe add some shades to the lighting. I didn't buy any furnitures at all for this project. All of the furnitures are all our old furnitures except for the shelving that we got from my mother in law. I refused to buy. Like the TV, speakers and drawer in this picture, that's my husbands when he was still single. The only thing I had to pay for , for decorating our unfinished basement is the fabric from ikea. From home depot, I bought the two concrete floor sealer, two concrete paint for basement ( I still have some left), wood used for curtains, hooks, and a bunch of twistys. If you need furnitures, if you're a huge cheapskate like me, buy from secondhand/used furniture stores. Do your research because some secondhand/used furniture stores can still be a bit pricey for a used furniture. Garage sales, online too, there are so many different websites that sell used furnitures for a really good price. But hold on! hold your horses! before thinking of buying why not look around your house, maybe there are furnitures that you stock in the garage or hidden in the attic that you can use. If you don't have any, you can go ask around, your parents, sisters, friends, co-workers maybe they have furnitures that they have been thinking of throwing, it maybe a perfect match for your project. Maybe its not perfect yet but you can make it perfect with a little bit of painting here and there. It doesn't hurt to ask.
Anyways, It may seem that this project is done, but its not! I have the laundry area, you know behind the curtains. That's why its behind the curtains because its still ugly. Then the low headroom area which we are turning into an office/craft area. But after all the work I did in the main area, I guess I deserve to put down my tool bag for now and enjoy my work for now.
Please do leave comments and questions.
thanks for dropping by. ttyl.