Absolutely love this for a play space by the laundry in the basement...instead of curtains this are $5 twin flat sheets from Walmart...great ideA

Absolutely love this for a play space by the laundry in the basement...instead of curtains this are $5 twin flat sheets from Walmart...great ideA

Playhouse under the stairs for the kids.  This is the "girls" side complete with a dutch door, porch light and window flower boxes.  Sometimes it is a playhouse, other times it is a doctors office, school or starbucks drive thru!

Playhouse under the stairs for the kids. This is the "girls" side complete with a dutch door, porch light and window flower boxes. Sometimes it is a playhouse, other times it is a doctors office, school or starbucks drive thru!

Unfinished Basement Ideas - Cozy Playroom for Kids

Unfinished Basement Ideas - Cozy Playroom for Kids

If you can't swing a remodel just yet, check out the unfinished basement ideas I put to good use making a playroom for our kids!

basement playroom. lots of whitewash, rugs, a space heater and buzz lightyear mural! perfect play space for the cold winter months.

basement playroom. lots of whitewash, rugs, a space heater and buzz lightyear mural! perfect play space for the cold winter months.

Great example of organizing an unfinished basement/gararge into a playroom virtually no cost with a similar basement layout to ours

Great example of organizing an unfinished basement/gararge into a playroom virtually no cost with a similar basement layout to ours

Chris and I have spent some time, effort and a bit of money transforming our mostly unused basement into a functional and fun area for the b...

Chris and I have spent some time, effort and a bit of money transforming our mostly unused basement into a functional and fun area for the b...

Remodelaholic | Home Sweet Home on a Budget: Bloggers' Basement Rec Rooms

Home Sweet Home on a Budget: Bloggers' Basement Rec Rooms

I’m on a mission to turn our small, dark basement into an inviting kid-friendly playroom.  Oh, how I wish I had a before picture of this basement when we first moved into the house.  It had an unfinished concrete floor, no doors leading into the cavernous storage rooms, and a collapsing shelving unit in the…

DIY Storage Bench with IKEA Shelf

I’m on a mission to turn our small, dark basement into an inviting kid-friendly playroom. Oh, how I wish I had a before picture of this basement when we first moved into the house. It had an unfinished concrete floor, no doors leading into the cavernous storage rooms, and a collapsing shelving unit in the…

Kid friendly basement lounge and play space. Unfinished ceiling. Painted black ceiling.

peanut's playspace

String Some Lighting Most unfinished basements have very few electrical outlets and just a couple of naked bulb fixtures mounted in the ceiling. Bring more light to the space and create a playful ambience by hanging some industrial string lights. With just one outlet, you can illuminate a large area with several strings of lights.

String Some Lighting Most unfinished basements have very few electrical outlets and just a couple of naked bulb fixtures mounted in the ceiling. Bring more light to the space and create a playful ambience by hanging some industrial string lights. With just one outlet, you can illuminate a large area with several strings of lights.

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