It’s been a while since I talked about our basement reno – the reason is simple. It took us forever to complete it! As per usual in home renos, we underestimated the time we really had available to us to work on the project and everything took longer than we thought it would. But here we are – project complete, ready for us to hang out and guests to sleep comfortably.
If you recall, I had created a mood board with the help of Creative Director, Danielle Kurtz at The Land of Nod. She helped me push my ‘ho hum’ nautical design ideas and make this basement a bit more fun and glam. I think all the pieces work together beautifully and play nicely off the neutral whites. This basement is now a fresh, bright and happy space.
So what did we do? We insulated all the walls, framed, ran electrical, dry-walled, painted, and installed sub-floors, vapor barriers and our wallpaper wall. We brought in much needed storage in neutral white, brought down our guest bed and made things much cozier with rugs, bedding, and pillows from the Land of Nod, added storage baskets, night stands, some great art and a mirror, a reading lamp and table lamp and seating for the kids. I was also so excited to use the giant D on our crazy wallpaper wall!
So, along with a couple DIYs, such as the rope wrapped support post, the white sconces I sprayed painted navy blue and the leather pulls to update my old dresser, I think this Modern Nautical Glam Basement is a success and I could not have done it without the amazing help from the Land of Nod. What do you think?
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The Land of Nod provided me with items I used in my basement. I wrote about it on their blog Honest to Nod. There was no payment for this blog post and review. All words and opinions are my own.