Thursday, August 12, 2010

Project Cutie Pie Basement - Step 1

Our basement is currently home to all the leftovers.
Leftover furniture, pillows and toys - and nothing on the walls except the TV.
It's just a big, fun place for kids to play. That part, I love.
The thrown together - we used to have this in a different room in our old house - but it's ended up here now look, not so much.

So, I'm beginning what I'm sure will be a slow process of trying to cutsie-pie this place up!

The first area I'm tackling is the toy corner. Where all of our neighbors house their beautiful, well stocked wet-bars, we have a mish-mash of toys. While we certainly have much more need for a toy area than a wet-bar, it definitely needs a pick me up! I want it to look bright, fun and put together.

Step one in this process: refinishing a kitchen set in the new bold colors I want to use throughout the basement.

Here's the BEFORE:

And Here's the AFTER:

I kind of love it.
Hopefully, this is just the beginning of LOTS of Basement Before & Afters!


runningfan said...

That's fantastic! I love the new look.

Joyana said...

looks awesome girl :)

Robin said...

I like how you added a star to the oven. You are talented. Remember when you came over and gave me decorating advice? That was nice. you are nice.

Rachel. said...

I love the orange, and the black and white tiles. Great work, sister.

Becki Madsen said...

Looks so cute! I am looking for a kitchen for my girls too, they are too much fun!

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