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5 Things to Consider before Finishing Your Basement
HGTV presents a fun art studio for kids in the low-ceiling basement of a 1920s Colonial. The transitional room features contemporary cabinets and furnishings, and the rafters were exposed and painted white to create a feeling of greater space.