Simple ideas are often the best ones, as are easy changes you can make yourself. These quick updates are the things you do before you are ready renovate, as a renter, or when your budget doesn’t allow for significant change. It’s often as easy as rearranging furniture, or adding a bit of color. Here are our best decorating tips from 2013.

  1. Beautify Your Bathroom in a Weekend: Easy Ideas for an Instant Style Boost
  2. Designer Secrets: Transform Your Space with Texture
  3. Home Hacking: Adding Mirrors for Light, Glamour & Illusion
  4. 5 Budget Kitchen Upgrades You Can Make This Weekend
  5. A Few Ways to Change It Up at Home for Under $10
  6. Instant Update: Naturally Brighten a Space
  7. 5 Quick Tips for Making Your Space Feel Like New
  8. Five Ways To Add Color to Your Home This Week
  9. Seeing the Light: Best Tips for Brightening Up a Dark Space
  10. 6 Rental Updates that Won't Break Your Lease or the Bank

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.