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According to Yahoo! Web Trend Expert Carolyn Clark, people are already searching the web for ways to complete their “honey-do list,” and it seems that basement remodeling is the top home improvement project to conquer this winter. We love knowing what you all are searching for, so we can help point you in the right direction. You want basement remodeling ideas? We’ve got them.

Candice Olson Basement DesignDesign by Candice Olson

Designer Candice Olson gives this basement functionality for the entire family. The open room is divided into two areas: a living/entertainment space and a crafting/work area. The room is sophisticated, yet playful enough for the kids.

Lori Dennis Basement DesignDesign by Lori Dennis

Designer Lori Dennis infuses this basement with an eclectic color palette that instantly brightens the entire room.

Brian Patrick Flynn Basement DesignDesign by Brian Patrick Flynn

A basement can serve as an ideal workspace. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn turns this basement into a fully-functioning home office.

Candice Olson Basement DesignDesign by Candice Olson

Once empty, this basement now serves as the entertainment hub of the home. Designer Candice Olson gives the teen hangout a big-screen entertainment area, three-in-one game system, fully-stocked refrigerator and plenty of space to host a group of friends.



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40 Responses

  1. Cynthia S. says:

    All of these basements look great.

  2. Renae says:

    Really like the flooring in the first picture.

  3. Steph B. says:

    So inspirational – my partner may have finally found a way to fulfill his spiral staircase dream!

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  6. Kemla says:

    Love everything Candice Olson does!

  7. Kilbury Construction says:

    Love this article! We love when we take on basement remodeling projects in Rochester, NY.

    Kilbury Construction
    10 Andy Lane
    Rochester, NY 14606
    (585) 247-8509

  8. These are too out of reach for my budget. But I like the basement idea for a game room. My husband would certainly love a mini bar and a billiard pool.

  9. Gerald White says:

    Those definitely don't look like basements to me. I wonder how much work into putting together even just one of them.

  10. sandra says:

    love Candice Olson!!

Kayla KittsKayla is a special projects editor at HGTV.com and a co-editor-in-chief for Design Happens. Kayla is an overbearing cat mom with a love for vintage-modern furniture, artisan cocktails, organizing all...


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