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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 6 of 10A grand bookcase, flanked by reproduction N. Regnault botanical prints, holds a collection of heirlooms and vintage books that seem curated over the span of decades. The adjacent conversation area — complete with two maple-wood bar stools — boasts a view of the patio and surrounding woodlands from floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Blog Cabin 2014

Blog Cabin 2014 Floor Plan

Tour the home via this Flash-based floor plan.

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