Basements

July 31, 2015

8 Brilliant Decorating Tips To Brighten Your Basement

H&H’s Lauren Petroff shares her best tips to brighten your basement. 

There’s a reason basements are scary places: decorating down there can mean contending with low ceilings and dim corners, weird bulkheads and chilly concrete floors. But the bottom floor doesn’t have to be at the bottom of the design heap. Given the same consideration as other rooms, the basement can become just as stylish as a main-floor living or family room. With easy fixes like fresh paint, thoughtful lighting and finishing touches like area rugs and artwork, any basement can be transformed into a space you’ll actually want to spend time in. Here are design editor Lauren Petroff’s top tips on brightening your basement.

Author: Lauren Petroff