(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)

Unless you're moving to a new place and starting from scratch, design alterations tend to come as a series of gradual changes. But there's nothing quite so satisfying or inspirational as seeing a room radically transformed and filled with meaning, color, and great ideas. Here are 8 such Before & After projects to give your eyes a treat.

Shown above: A Beautiful Mess: Laura's Living Room (Before & After!)

House Beautiful One Day Makeover

(Image credit: Style by Emily Henderson)

Emily Henderson Makeover for Cup of Jo

(Image credit: West Elm Blog)
(Image credit: West Elm Blog)


Steph's Happy Living Room via West Elm

(Image credit: The Handmade Home)
(Image credit: The Handmade Home)

The Handmade Home

(Image credit: Hooked on Houses)
(Image credit: Hooked on Houses)


The Blissful Bee via Hooked On Houses

(Image credit: Peppermint Bliss)
(Image credit: Peppermint Bliss)


Peppermint Bliss: Project Holly

(Image credit: Design Manifest)
(Image credit: Design Manifest)

Design Manifest: Cottage Living Room

In the mood for more before and afters? Here is our complete archive.