As promised, I’m back with another basement update. Now the room is actually functional which makes me so happy. It’s been serving the girls great as a playroom. All that is left is the finishing decorative touches, some curtains and some more toy storage. Then maybe I will tackle the mini kitchen and the guest room. Here is how it was looking in the last update after it was all painted, but nothing was moved in yet:
And here it is now (IN PROGRESS) with some toys moved in:
See that little table? It used to be in our kitchen and then was living in our garage. We decided to cut the legs down to make it a kid sized art table. I’m on the hunt for chairs or stools to go with it and I plan to paint it as well.
In 5 minutes in went from adult size to kid size!
We also updated the light fixtures. Here is a shot of the old one:
And here are the 2 new ones we snagged at Home Depot:
The most challenging part was painting the stairwell. A super high ceiling over a narrow stairway make it rather difficult to paint. We had to borrow two different ladders to reach all of the angles. Here is the stairwell before:
Here it is rigged with our rather treacherous ladder situation:
And finally after! So much better. Any ideas on some fun artwork to hang on the big tall wall?
I bought some storage cubes that I plan to make labels for so that the girls know exactly where the toys belong.
I also hope to add some fun elements to the shelves as well as some roman shades on the windows
And maybe a cute little awning over the play table/kitchen area
I will be sure to be back with more updates as they come!