DIY Basement Ideas

Looking to turn that drab dirty basement into something functional and beautiful? Not sure exactly where to start or what tools you need? Take a look at the best, newest, and most popular basement projects Hometalk has to offer. Join the conversation on our popular discussion boards or ask that burning question you've been dying to get answered.

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Pallet Coffee Table With Metal Hairpin Legs: DIY
A "Tie-Dye for" Set of Barstools!
DIY Epoxy Bar Top Using Reclaimed Wood That GLOWS
Clawfoot tub to Chaise Lounge
Elegant Bedroom Bunny Hutch From Dresser
DIY Outdoor Pallet Table - (First Woodworking Attempt)
You want a fancy French daybed? Well, lets make one!
From This to That - An Old Desk Gets a New Life as a Kitchen Island
Kitchen Island From Wall Cabinet
Repurposing Vintage Milk Can to a Side Table
Repurposed Door Hall Tree
How to Hide an Electrical Panel in a Finished Basement!
How to Make an Old Dresser Into Media Cabinet or Buffet
PALLET SOFA BED EASY DIY
DIY Crate Stools for Toy Storage
My "Shipwreck" Water Lily Pond
How to Paint a Couch
Repurposed Curtains Into Chair Cushions
Cat Litter Bucket Re Use
Amazing Dresser to Shelf Conversion DIY Upcycle Project
DIY Pallet Bookshelf for Kids
Upcycled End Table From a Wooden Tray and Wire Basket
Upcycled Pickup Tool Box
Basement Craft Room Ceiling
Turn a Vintage Milk Can Into a Stylish Stool
MAKING THE CUTEST DIY PALLET COUCH
Cable Spool Project
Upcycled Chair Benches
Repurposed Piano with many options for functionality
Board Game Wall Art- Accent Wall Gameroom
Repurposed TV Hutch Top Now a Gorgeous Farmhouse Style Cabinet
Entertainment Center Becomes a Great Upcycled Entryway Bench!
7 Ways to DIY a Pool Noodle
Peek-a-Boo Changing Table
Book Shelf Turned Bar Cart
From Sewing Machine Cabinet to Charming Vanity
How To Turn A Tree Into A Table
Wall of built Ins out of IKEA Hemnes cabinets
Personalize Any Project Using Freezer Paper!!
Pallet Wardrobe
Fire pit Table Top
Sofa "Baseboard" Hides Ugly Cords & Mechanics
Makeover A Basement Floor For Less Than $300
Tired Old Sofa Turned Into a Blissful Place to Be Tired!
Beverage Cart Made From a Metal Utility Cart!
I Made a Sofa Out of a Fold-up Cot.
Upcycled Door & Beams Turned Irish Pub Style Bar!
1 Pallet + 1 4x4 Post = Coffee Table
DIY Litter Box Hider
DIY Tire Table
DIY Weathered Barn Wood Stain
An Almost Free Cinder Block Porch Bench
How to Make an Old Couch New Again for $10
Free DIY Train Table
Barn Door using a closet track
Headboard Makeover
Steamer Trunk Handle Repair
Vintage Buffet To Kitchen Island/Wine Bar