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Progress on Our Basement Renovations....Stage 1

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We bought our first home last summer. It was in great shape, has the most gorgeous corner lot and was a good size for a starter home. The only down side of the home was it needed a little updating. We decided to start downstairs a week into buying our home. The basement is a great size and has large windows but the previous owners had redid all the carpets except the hideous blue downstairs and left the wall paneling up. We new this room would be the family/play room for us and would get used a lot so on a whim my husband just started ripping the paneling down, painting trim and walls. The renovations are still going of course. We left the carpet in and decided we'd wait til this summer to replace them, the fireplace is still in need of framing and possibly a white wash effect. We left the trim off the bottoms of the walls until we change the flooring. The furniture and decor is all of our leftovers we have no place for right now but like I said it's only stage one and still needs tons of editing and that will all change but I wanted to share the progress thus far. I'm just excited the wood paneling is down and walls are painted. You can see more on the blog...http://quirkycool.blogspot.com/2014/03/progress-on-our-basement.html

To see more: http://quirkycool.blogspot.com/2014/03/progress-on-our-basement.html

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  • SK on Elderberry
    SK on Elderberry Bonners Ferry, ID
    on Mar 12, 2014

    How much fun is that. Of course poppies are the best...

    • Kimberly Noelle
      Kimberly Noelle Cheyenne, WY
      on Mar 12, 2014

      @SK on Elderberry Thank You. I do love me some poppies. : )

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Mar 12, 2014

    LOVE IT, LOVE IT! I am crazy about color...particularly red. Your paintings are divine!

    • Kimberly Noelle
      Kimberly Noelle Cheyenne, WY
      on Mar 12, 2014

      @Jeanette S Thank you. I am too!!!! So glad to find another person who loves color. I sometimes have to edit my rooms quite a bit because of my love for color. LOL.

  • Alice
    Alice Reidsville, NC
    on Mar 12, 2014

    I love the poppies mural!!!

    • Kimberly Noelle
      Kimberly Noelle Cheyenne, WY
      on Mar 12, 2014

      @Alice Thank you, it was very difficult to paint because the walls were so dang textured, it took me a week but I got it done.

  • Barbara Kennedy
    Barbara Kennedy Topeka, KS
    on Mar 12, 2014

    We have a similar fireplace in ours. I white washed it and it transformed the feel of the room instantly.

    • Kimberly Noelle
      Kimberly Noelle Cheyenne, WY
      on Mar 12, 2014

      @Barbara Kennedy Was it hard to do? My husband thinks we should leave it but if my decor was different I would, however everything is so bright and I feel like the fireplace isn't flowing well with everything else.

  • Amy Woods
    Amy Woods Cookeville, TN
    on Mar 12, 2014

    Great job. The colors are awesome, and I do love the poppies.

    • Kimberly Noelle
      Kimberly Noelle Cheyenne, WY
      on Mar 12, 2014

      @Amy Woods Thank you. It's far from done but you know how renovations are, it may take years. LOL.

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