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Old 02-12-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
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Dated basement

So my basement has been decorated with arches, original to the 1967 build of the house. Without alot of cost and effort, how can I make this space more modern looking?



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Old 02-12-2014, 05:25 PM   #2
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I would paint wooden surfaces, then make the walls a little more colorful. You could pick a color that ties in with the stone.


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Old 02-26-2014, 06:02 AM   #3
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We painted paineling with great success. It made the whole room look brighter. The other thing we did was change the carpet to the snap in hardwoods. It looks like a whole new room. Both were DIY projects that were easy to complete ourselves.
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:42 PM   #4
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I think white beadboard paneling on the bottom half and a cream to match the fireplace on the top would look nice. Also the ceiling lights are dating the space.
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