Barn Wood Wall Art & Basement

I loved this piece as soon as I saw it finished.

the back story
I work a few hours a week
 doing accounting for a custom home builder.

His wife (and my good friend) was doing this work, but just gave birth to baby number 4! Another boy! Needless to say, she has her hands full, so using my accounting background, I started working last November. I do it because I get to enjoy the kids too!

The builder recently finished the walk-out basement in their large home and the wall in the living room needed something.

Enter old barn wood and his skills and the outcome is awesome!
I stained the cut edges and this huge piece really gives the room some impact. The room is kept open to allow for all the kids to play. Trust me, with an almost 2 year old, keeping decor simple is the best idea since he is into everything!
While I am here, I will show you around. The fireplace and TV are on the opposite side.
Through the stone arch is a dining/game table space. On the far end is the office where I work. It has pocket doors that I use often!
This room also has a bar/kitchen area
And surprise! In the corner an unexpected item...
There is also an alcove for snacks like popcorn and drinks, a storage room, a garage, a theater room, a play room, a guest bedroom and a bathroom. Oh and a covered patio out to the pond! Sorry, I didn't take pictures of those, so maybe next week when I go back, I should RiGhT?

NOTE: If you want to see the upper two stories of this home, click HERE.
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  1. That is really cool looking! I totally wasn't expecting to see a motorcycle in the room!

  2. Great piece for that wall an what a beautiful place to work!

  3. Wow I could happily live in the basement of this home! Great wall art!

  4. Love the wall art - such a wonderful piece. What a beautiful family - and you get to enjoy them! Thank you so much for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

  5. LOVE the wall art, and this is one of the prettiest basements *ever*

  6. Motorcycles are such works of art, why not keep them ion the house? LOL! Love the barnwood piece too.

  7. Very cool wall art. Love the way the shelves are incorporated. Thanks for sharing at Every Room In The House. ~ Nancy


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