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Basement Living Room Tour: DIY Blog Cabin 2009

An informal clubhouse theme — with decor inspired by local sports and recreations — draws attention to the lower-floor living room, which is conducive to large crowds and also offers cozy nooks for quiet conversations.

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Photo 2 of 10An acrylic painting of a North Carolina tobacco barn by artist Jocelyn Hairston informs the room's color palette and pops against the Pennsylvania Ledgestone fireplace surround, which frames a Heat & Glo gas fireplace. A weathered canoe paddle above the painting echoes the cabin's mountain location.

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