Ariana LaBarrie

Would You Go All in on a Single Bold Color in Your Home?
You likely decorated your home in a palette of several different colors — but what if you made a bold move and, instead of multiple colors, emphasized just one vibrant one in your home? 
Dec 27, 2022
This Stunning Decor Item Might Already Be Sitting in Your Closet
Instead of letting it collect dust in storage, consider using it to add a unique and personal decor touch in your home.
Dec 25, 2022
This Fireplace Is the Perfect Argument for Embracing Imperfection in Your Home
Sometimes “imperfections” are actually the design elements you should embrace, the things that make your home unique and feel like you.
Nov 24, 2022
B&A: A TV Wall Transformed in Less Than a Day Thanks to Paint Sample Pots
Because some functional essentials in your home are not so appealing to look at when not in use — like your television. 
Jul 15, 2022
B&A: A Tired Side Table Got a Vibrant, Retro-Inspired Makeover
Sometimes it just takes a little bit of upgrading for a furniture piece to be functional and presentable in your home.
Jul 12, 2022
B&A: This Planter Revamp Cost $20 and Took Less Than an Hour
Home DIYer and blogger Kristen Johnson upcycled her recycling bin contents by giving a plastic planter new life.
Jul 13, 2022
B&A: Fireplace and Flooring Redos Made This Living Room Feel Bright and New
Kari Rezac and her boyfriend ditched the carpet and dated features and DIYed a fresh new space.
Jul 12, 2022
B&A: For $105, a Secondhand Cabinet Becomes a Multifunctional Litter Box
Do you love everything about your cat — except their litter box? The cumbersome, smelly eyesore can throw off the aesthetic of any home.
May 27, 2022
8 Questions to Ask a Home Repair Pro Before You Hire Them
Starter Packs
Even if you’re well-versed and well-practiced in home repair, sometimes a job requires a professional.
Apr 3, 2022
B&A: Black Paint and Strategic Storage Make This Tool Shed Look Chic
Starter Packs
Let’s face it: A tool shed is usually all about functional storage, not about being the prettiest spot on a property.
Apr 2, 2022
This Smart Solution Adds Way More Kitchen Storage — and Takes Up No Extra Space
It feels like there’s never enough room in the kitchen, especially when you live in a small apartment.
Dec 6, 2021
This Might Be the Coolest Way Ever to Add Art to Your Kitchen
And it's unexpected and renter-friendly, too!
Oct 16, 2021
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Put in the Laundry Machine
Doing the laundry is all about repeating best practices. But sometimes it’s okay to rethink your tried-and-true washing routine.
Sep 20, 2021
Do You Really Have to "Lay Flat to Dry’"?
Laundry experts explain why some clothing tags suggest laying flat to dry in the first place, if you can get away with ignoring the instruction, and how to truly best go about drying these items.
Aug 16, 2021