Sporty Kid-Friendly Basement

Try as they might, the homeowners' basement just wasn't shaping up to be a comfortable hangout. A rookie designer takes over and creates a kid-friendly, sporty playroom.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionCarpet tiles tone down the wall color and suit the Faletras' needs for safety and utility: if an area gets stained, they can simply replace a section of the carpeting.
The curved track lighting creates visual highlights and a nice flow throughout the space.

Anthony and Kristie are impressed with the lighting, original abstract mural, new carpet and even the orange paint color. Even baby Benjamin seems impressed with the room and his new play area. All in all, this sports lounge/child's play area is a homerun with the whole Faletra family.

wall decoration (136003) - Homegoods
medium round basket (366935); large round basket (366927); sconce (surana 143-596) - Crate & Barrel
wood picture frame (5 x 7, white, 3972536); pocket watch alarm clock (4884029); organic vase (olive, 6781876) - Pottery Barn
light fixtures (Alfa monorail kit, #66005) - Juno Lighting
table runners (used for curtains, 067030128); tufted ottoman (065090791) - Target
Build-A-Bear stuffed bear with clothing: bear (000206 Bearemy); Red Sox uniform (005586); New York Yankees uniform (005473) - Build-A-Bear Workshop
carpet (Twisted Suede, 18" by 18" carpet tiles in Caper) - C & A Carpeting
paint: baseboard molding (Pastel Base # 333 1B); below knee wall (Burnt Carmel #2167-10); above knee wall (Pumpkin Pie # 2167-20); mural (Thatch # C2-360); back wall area (Latex Glaze Clear # 405 00) - Benjamin Moore
stain and polyurethane: all casework, oak plywood (Classic Oak Stain # 370) -
Minwax Polyshade