The Palutis Family Basement: After
Warm yellow walls make the wood ceiling look rustic rather than undone. Back-to-back furniture and hanging pendants define dad and kid zones. Framing the children’s art and Dad’s album covers brings in color and character.
To buy: PS cabinet, $99, ikea-usa.com. Feelin’ Groovy carpet squares in Fog, $13 each; Ins & Outs striped carpet squares, $12 each: flor.com. Wall paint: Clark+Kensington in Yukon Gold A20-2, $26 a gallon, acehardware.com for stores. Bo Lundberg’s Madrid ’62 and Chicago ’68. Crosley radio encoding series turntable (on white cabinet), $100, qvc.com.