You can check back to this post to check out what the basement looked like after some behind the scenes renos such as jack hammering, running pipes, and cementing way back in April 2012. Yes...it was about 9 months ago!
Here's a "before" picture from that post and the current "after":
I. Love. It. There are still parts to be painted...like that ceiling with the grey on it!...and baseboards and handles but it looks so awesome and I'm excited to be another step closer to being done!