Colorful Basement Hangout

Host Joan Steffend and designer Erika Dodge add color and life to a dull, drab basement.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe room is painted in masculine colors and open shelving is installed.
The makeover begins with painting the room a blend of manly, natural colors. Brown is used on the long walls and khaki green for the short walls.

The closet doors are removed, and open display shelves are built inside. The shelves are painted khaki green to match the walls. The back walls of the shelves are painted a combination of brown, aqua and yellow.

Makeover Information

Paint – $80
brown: Behr's Revival Mahogany, eggshell finish, 760B-7
cream: Behr's Gobi Desert, eggshell finish, 710C-3
green: Behr's Witch Hazel, eggshell finish, 780D-6
teal: Behr's Peacock Feather, semigloss finish, 500B-6

Shelving Materials – $48