Basement Remodel- Part One

I can finally say that we are in the home stretch of our basement remodel. Isn't it fun to see the *ugly before* photos first? My poor card catalog looks sooo lonely.

We decided to divide the space with book shelves, since the room is very long and only 15 feet wide. We saved *a ton* by going with painted ceilings instead of drywall... and MDF bookshelves and doors instead of wood. It all adds up, right?

One item on our remodel wish list was a hang out area for family movie night. We can all spread out on the sectional and relax. It's perfect. We always try to mix a little old with new so we picked an old tile cart from work as our coffee table.  

We chose all of our sconces from a big box store. These hammered bronze ones were $35 each. We found them in the exterior/ garage lighting department.


Here is a little snack and bar area with a wine room on the right... still in progress. 
I have Pratt and Larson tile planned for the back wall. I'm in love with *all* of their designs. The wine room door is original to the house {from 1915}. We removed it from the bottom of the stairs in  our Dining Room. It was always in the way there. 

We found these pub dog handles years ago while antiquing and just *had* to have them. 
We are hoarding one less thing now. 

 We found these stainless sconces in the exterior/ garage section too. Rustic barn lighting can cost a ton, but these were $15 each. Wouldn't they look super cute spray painted in bright laquered color, like turquoise or coral?

Sink: We found in an old farm house sink in our barn up north.
Faucets: We removed them from a pedestal sink a neighbor was throwing out.
Cabinets: We found two matching nightstands on casters while antiquing and dreamed up the wood top to bring it all together.
Claw foot tub: We removed this from our first house so that we could have a shower. {We only had 1 bathroom!}
Grand total... $200 {!!!} We plan on adding a bit of wood at the front of the vanity to hide the plumbing.

Peyton's playroom with the oh-so-popular disco ball and sliding barn door.

Next post:
Our studio and office space

I wanted to leave the center cabinet green, but I think the hubs will win on this one and I'll paint it black. Not sure yet.