any thoughts on this basement 'pub' design for our house.....

threeapplesJune 27, 2012

My husband wants to do an English pub style bar area in our walk out basement, which will also contain an area with some couches and a flat screen as well as a wood burning oven that will heat a large part of the house, there is a bathroom, storage, and a future work out room. he and the cabinet guy worked on this plan together and he seems happy with it, but i wonder if it's well-designed and will fit with the aesthetic of the house.

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palimpsest

He may want to hint at the "cage" if he is going for some authenticity.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 11:16PM
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threeapples

I'm not following, palimpsest.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 11:26PM
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palimpsest

Oh, the bar had a cage for the liquor, usually a screen of spindles kind of like stair balusters. I was looking for a picture but haven't found a good one yet. It's one of those things that could look 1970s hokey though, if not done right.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 11:57PM
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lavender_lass

I'd tell him he can do anything he wants, downstairs in his pub...if you can do whatever you want, upstairs in your kitchen :)

Personally, I like lots of dark wood, dark green fabric, some brown leather and maybe a bit of plaid...with brass rails and accents, but I don't know if that would be accurate at all.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 11:12AM
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threeapples

lavender, your ideas are right up my alley and sound wonderful.

the house has been a team effort, but he calls most of the shots in the basement since it seems he's leaving a lot of the decorating upstair to me.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 9:01PM
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