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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 3 of 10A pencil-leg side table holds a family photo framed in barn wood and a primitive punched-metal tin with lid. It's paired with an oversized chair and ottoman with caster wheels. A houndstooth-print throw blanket and linen pillow transform the seating area into the perfect fireside perch.

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