- Who says the bedroom has to be enclosed? We love this bed alcove in a basement that's open to light streaming in from upstairs.
- This basement bedroom was made over to make it more attractive to prospective homebuyers.
- Somehow this dated paneling and dingy mattress look appealing in this photograph!
- This light and serene bedroom hardly appears to be in a abasement at all.
I think the main lesson learned here is to obscure the source of the light. Don't let it be 100% apparent that light is coming in through tiny high windows. Instead, let it come in indirectly, whether down a stair or through a sheer, full-height curtain. What do you think? Images: Bhouse, Emily Hagerman Design, eHow, Houzz