Pinterest has been a must-see social media platform for designers and decor trendsetters since its inception, which is why we decided to take a peek at our own account – HGTV Canada – to find out which basement renovations garnered the most attention with our followers. What we found was a diverse collection of designs that you’ll no doubt want to snag for your own reno. Visit our Pinterest page for more inspiration.
If your basement space allows for it, consider a kitchen and dining area, like this sleek renovation featuring white marble, plush chairs and striking brass hardware. For more design ideas, look into Scott McGillivray’s mini basement renos that will increase the value of your home.
Shiny surfaces can make a small space look significantly bigger, so consider installing glass doors to separate the rooms of your basement apartment. We love these sliding stunners with dark brown frames.
This bright open-concept basement boasts a dart board, mini basketball area and a snack station complete with a popcorn machine. Perfect for hosting parties and family events, this space is so gorgeous we wouldn’t want to go back upstairs. Take the full tour of this playful Vancouver home that features surprising pops of colour.
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We love a good basement gym and this gem serves its purpose as a functioning family room and fitness space. This multi-faceted gym boasts a shock absorbent floor, rock climbing wall, yoga nook and a treadmill. Take the full tour of this Bryan and Sarah Baeumler Olympian dream gym.
Some basements can feel a bit dark and dreary, especially if there’s a noted lack of windows. Add a dash of cozy comfort and nostalgia to your space with wooden accent walls, warm colour palettes and vintage-looking knick knacks. It’ll make for a striking update to the panelled rec rooms of the 1970s. Yes, it’s possible to find ways to decorate your house like the 1970s without making it feel dated.
Bid farewell to limited storage space in your basement with these easy and inexpensive wall cabinets that are both practical and on-trend. Find out what Pinterest predicts the top home decor trends for 2020 will be.
Neutral colours are always on-trend, as evidenced by this soothing grey basement that feels both warm and inviting. For inspiration, find all the ways to incorporate the 2020 colours of the year into your home.
The white oak wall and ceiling offers a feeling of warmth in this mostly white basement games room. Find more clever ways to increase the value of your basement.
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This gorgeous rustic basement from the Save My Reno team is a dream come true. Take the full tour of this guest retreat transformation from an unfinished basement.