Updated on July 21, 2022
If you’ve been looking around your house and thinking you need some extra space, don’t despair. You can turn your basement into the perfect additional space.
Many people let their basements sit unused, or they simply relegate them to storage and laundry. With a little creative planning, you can make a space that everyone can enjoy. Maybe you want somewhere to watch movies, or perhaps you’ve always wanted a bar in the house.
Let us help you figure out how to convert your basement into a functional, beautiful space. Below, we’ve gathered 35 basement design ideas for you to browse through. Take your time and see if any of these styles could work for your basement.
Awe-Inspiring Basement Designs
1. Complete and Ready
You can get everything done in this room. You have a space to relax and watch television, a space to eat, and a game area. This is a complete room.
2. Beautiful Bar
This bar space will meet all of your needs when you need to entertain. With beautiful hardwood and a wonderful wall color, this is a stylish area.
3. Stylish Office Space
Create an office space that is all your own. This area has plenty of desk space and it wonderfully decorated to match personality.
4. Complete Hardwood Luxury
The dark hardwood used in this basement brings a bold style that is complemented by the elegant decor.
5. Calm and Elegant Theater
This basement provides a theater style area and a bar. No matter what you come here for, you’ll find it. With a beautiful hardwood and stone design, this space is great.
6. Sports Zone
This area is elegant and shows you how you can creatively incorporate your favorite sports themes. With two televisions, you won’t miss any action.
7. Work and Play
Make your choice – exercise in the gym or sit back and relax. Or do both! This basement is multi-purpose and beautifully designed.
8. Well Lit Space
Thanks to the abundance of natural light allowed in, this extra room shines and shows off its wonderful design choices.
9. Gym Time
Slide open the hardwood doors for access to your gym. Always stay in shape by putting a gym area in the basement.
10. Office Corner
Sometimes you just need a space to get your work done. The corner of this daylight basement has been converted into a well lit office space.
11. Everyone has a Space
With this converted basement, everyone has a space for them to relax and play. The kids and adults all have an area to keep them entertained.
12. Personalized Decor
When you turn your basement into an extra room, you can personalize it to match your personality. Use decor choices that you will love.
13. Extra Living Room
Coming down the stairs, you will find yourself in this extra living room space. With a wonderful hardwood floor, you will find this space relaxing.
14. Functional Basement
This is such a functional basement space. Get your laundry done and sorted and use this space as the mud room, too.
15. Warm Fireplace
This converted basement makes use of luxurious contemporary styles. The fireplace creates a warm and elegant environment.
16. Eat and Relax
With a clean and simple color scheme, you will find many uses for the space in this daylight basement. You can eat a meal and catch up on the latest TV shows.
17. Bold Bar Style
The bold hardwood walls of this room match the chevron style floor perfectly. Sit at the bar and catch a game on the television.
18. Bar With Character
With a weathered hardwood style and rough stone design, this bar has great character. This is the perfect space to guarantee great entertainment.
19. Decor Display
With a beautiful hardwood floor and a complementing cream color used through the room, this basement is a wonderful place to relax. With plenty of shelf space, this is a secondary living room.
20. Game Room
Between the bar, the living area, and the game space, everyone has something to keep them busy here. With a wonderful light hardwood used and complementing furniture, this is a great conversion.
21. Wine Storage
Come down here for a game of pool and relax for a bit. This is also the perfect place to keep your wine stored. It’s ready for any occasion.
22. Gathering Spot
With a warm and welcoming space to some to, you have many options here. With an area to prepare drinks and space to eat your meal, this is your place to relax.
23. Personal Relaxation
This basement renovation is easy to accomplish. With easy shelving, a space for a television, and some furniture to relax in, this can be your space for time to yourself.
24. Great Design Blends
The hardwood used in this room for the bar area and the chairs blends well with the stone floor. This extra space has room for everyone.
25. Stacked Stone Brilliance
The stacked stone design style used behind the bar brings this space a great character. With space for friends to sit and relax, you can show off your master drink mixing skills.
26. Food and Beverage Center
Keep the beverages fully stocked so you can entertain family and friends whenever the mood strikes. This is a beautiful bar, and you even have a space to cook up some food.
27. Perfect Displays
You can easily convert a basement with some simple changes. This one just added in some fantastic shelving
28. Elegant Warmth
The stone designs used around this converted basement create an amazingly elegant look. It is sleek and warm, thanks to the fireplace ready at your convenience.
29. Make a Style
This colorful basement is like two spaces in one. With an area to kick back and relax and a space to play games, the entire area is personalized.
30. Great Brick Wall
With a great use of space, this basement brings a fantastic look. With a wonderful brick wall and stylish furniture, you can come here with friends and family to relax.
31. Light Styles
This room makes use of light colors, from the decor to the furniture. It creates a cheerful environment that will welcome you every time.
32. Multi-Colored Tile
The tile used behind the sink area brings a wonderful and lively look to this room. You have a space to cook up a quick meal for family and friends.
33. Brighter Warmth
With a cozy setup for this space, the entire area is warmed by the fireplace. Turn on the television and catch up on your favorite shows.
34. Sports Lounge
This entire space is personalized and has a perfect hardwood blend. It is an elegant area, featuring a television space, a bar, and a place to play pool.
35. Contemporary Styles
This is a bright space thanks to the natural light pouring in. With a mix of furniture styles, there is something for everyone here.