Blueprint for Improvement:  Cozy basement in Zionsville



This 2011 home in Zionsville’s Willow Glen neighborhood had a generously sized basement but lacked storage and style.


  • The family needed space for storing kids’ toys. A custom shelving unit, complete with window seat, solved that problem.
  • A new wet bar featuring indigo cabinetry and a Carrera marble countertop provides an entertaining space for adults.
  • An electric fireplace was added in the TV/living area to provide warmth and ambiance. Framed in stacked wood veneer, it features a mantle that mimics the design of the floating shelves above the bar.

Larry Greene is the owner of Case Design/Remodeling; email him at Visit for more remodeling inspiration and advice.