Finishing Foundation Walls: Insulated Stud Walls Best for: Avid DIYers on tight budgets How it's done: It's the tried-and-true traditional method: A vapor barrier and rigid-foam insulation are laid over foundation walls, followed by a stud frame and drywall. Watch a video of Tom Silva using this method to finish foundation walls.

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unfinished basement idea.

An unfinished basement: stain the ceiling, paint the walls, put in wooden floors. The stain on the unfinished ceiling gives it a finished look.

Makes use of current layout, like the floor and the shape of the fixtures...don't mind colours but stilll no storage...could combine with the skinnybehind the door cabinate or above the door for the blowdryer??

Fantastic Bathroom Makeovers

Love this color- Tips on renovating a small bathroom/ensuite. Includes advice on tiling, colour, layout, size of fittings etc. Small powder bath idea and layout

unfinished basement ideas - Tension rods & cheap curtains to test room sizes & places for walls

unfinished basement ideas - Tension rods & cheap curtains to test room sizes & places for walls. Christmas lights behind curtains to add flare!

Unfinished Basement Ideas

Unfinished Basement Ideas Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor. I think I will do the black ceiling. Looks sharp.

Laundry room updated for $ have to see the before picture! Lots of great budget-friendly ideas!

Laundry Room Updates & a $500 Home Depot Giveaway

Domestic Imperfection After Laundry Room Domestic Imperfection on Home Tour Tuesdays - Like the idea of building counter over

Paint unfinished basement ceiling black with new lighting.

Cool Home Creations: Finishing Basement: Black Ceiling // or white. Basements are so dark as it is. But I like this idea so much better than the tiles.

unfinished basement idea

3 Life-Changing Room Makeovers

Moved by reader stories of cluttered spaces causing family fights, Real Simple extends the olive branch—tackling an overrun basement, an overstuffed

Home theater low budget This might be "on a budget" but I actually think this is so cleaver

DIY basement movie theater using palettes. This would be a cheaper and easier way to do this. I've always wanted a basement movie theater!