Brigitt Earley's Recent Articles
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Before and After: 7 Stunning 48-Hour Redos to Inspire Your Next Weekend Project
Two days of work, endless compliments.
Jul 14, 2021
If You’re Using Soap to Wash Your Champagne Glasses, You’re Doing it Wrong
At a recent virtual tasting, the winemaker casually mentioned this little tidbit, and I had to know more.
Jun 2, 2021
10 DIY Materials You Should Get Rid of Right Now
It's time to do some spring cleaning on your DIY collection.
Mar 16, 2021
10 Smart Small-Space Tricks to Steal from Our Best Before and Afters
Feeling cramped? These upgrades will help.
Mar 11, 2021
The One (Under $5) Thing You Need to Elevate Your Kitchen Cabinets
Nope, it's not hardware.
Mar 8, 2021
10 Reasons Your Paint Job Looks Amateur (and How to Fix It)
With these tips, your next paint project will look like it was done by a true pro.
Mar 3, 2021
7 Under-$100 Upgrades to Tide You Over Until Your Next Renovation
Just because you don't have the time or funds for a full reno right now doesn't mean you can't have a home you love.
Feb 11, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Make Closet Doors a Feature, Not an Eyesore
Turn those boring doors into a work of art.
Feb 2, 2021
9 Ways to Warm up Your Apartment if You Don't Control the Thermostat
Don't let cold get you down.
Jan 21, 2021
The 10 Best Bathroom Redos We Saw in 2020
From boring and dated to colorful and positively spa-like, here are the 10 very best bathroom makeovers we saw this year.
Dec 30, 2020
Before and After: The 10 Best Kitchen Redos We Saw in 2020
From budget refreshes to full-on renos, here were our favorite cook space transformations of the year.
Dec 20, 2020
11 Tools to Give Someone Who’s Moving Into Their First Apartment
Pros say everyone needs these picks.
Dec 10, 2020
The 30 Best Bathroom Makeovers We've Ever Seen
These redos are best of the best.
Nov 27, 2020
9 Little Upgrades That Will Make You Actually Want to Be Cooped Up This Winter
These DIYs are made for getting cozy and comfortable.
Nov 17, 2020
20 DIY Christmas Ornaments That'll Make Your Tree Look Like a Real Work of Art
They're easy to make and full of personality.
Nov 16, 2020
The 12 Best Kids' Bedroom Makeovers We've Ever Seen
Let these happy, kid-friendly spaces inspire your next project.
Nov 11, 2020
7 Budget Moves That Do More Harm than Good, According to Home Improvement Pros
These workarounds might save you money now, but you'll be paying for it down the line.
Nov 9, 2020
16 Wall Christmas Trees That Save Space But Maximize Holiday Cheer
You don't have to forgo a tree! Here are plenty of ways to buy or DIY this festive decor.
Nov 6, 2020
7 Essential Time-Savers You Need in Your Junk Drawer, According to Handymen
Keep these close at hand and you'll be able to make around-the-house fixes faster and easier.
Oct 29, 2020
The Best Money I Ever Spent, According to Serial Home Flippers
Fixes and upgrades that seasoned pros say were worth every penny.
Oct 26, 2020
6 Secrets to Finding Vintage Treasures Online, According to Furniture Flippers
You don't have to risk a trip to the flea market to find great deals.
Oct 19, 2020
The 20 Best Outdoor and Patio Makeovers We’ve Ever Seen
Inspiring redos that make the most of all available square footage.
Oct 17, 2020
One Endlessly Versatile Cleaning Tool I Convinced 5 of My Friends to Buy, Too
This trusty cleaning tool helped me tackle cushions stained with spit up, shower doors littered with hard water marks, and hardwood floors caked with tomato sauce.
Oct 8, 2020
The $2 Bathroom Staple That Helped Me Finally Get Rid of Hard Water Stains
How a $2 household staple helped me tackle hard water stains that nothing else would eradicate.
Oct 2, 2020
I Thought I Ruined an Entire Load of Laundry—But There Was an Easy Fix
A laundry hack sweeping social media helped me save an entire load of laundry from indigo dye stains.
Oct 1, 2020
30 Days of Tiny Transformations You Can Make at Home This Month
Pick a couple or do them all—either way, you'll be rewarded with a little more joy at home this month.
Sep 1, 2020
How to Whitewash Wood for a Modern Farmhouse Look
A step-by-step guide to tackling this easy DIY that's fit for farmhouse modern decor.
Aug 29, 2020
9 Things That Can Ruin Your Garbage Disposal, According to Plumbers
These seemingly innocent items can cause lots of damage.
Aug 25, 2020
7 Secrets to Repainting Furniture, According to a Pro Furniture Flipper
Expert tricks to take your next DIY project to new heights.
Aug 21, 2020
5 Mistakes Pro Painters Wish You'd Stop Making
You'll get a better result for less time, money, and hassle by following these pro painting tips.
Aug 17, 2020
How to Balance a Wobbly Ceiling Fan
You don't have to live with a rocky ceiling fan. Here's how to fix it.
Aug 11, 2020
How to Pick the Right Paint Brush for Your Project
Should you reach for natural or synthetic? Flat or angled? Here, the pros break it down for you.
Jul 20, 2020
5 High-Impact Home Projects to Do This Weekend—for Just $15 Each
Small changes can make a big difference in your space.
Jul 17, 2020
4 Seemingly Harmless Things That Will Ruin Your Kitchen Sink, According to Pros
Think twice before rinsing these household staples down the drain.
Jul 15, 2020
How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling
Bottom line: This DIY project is easy, but messy.
Jun 29, 2020
25 Little Ways to Refresh Your Home for $25 or Less
Not all transformations need to feel like a quest—in fact, you can go a long way on just a little money.
Jun 19, 2020
Can You Paint Vinyl Siding? Yes—Here's How
Paint can save you from replacing your siding altogether.
Jun 16, 2020
The 8 Costly DIY Mistakes Contractors Have To Fix Most Often
You can DIY a lot at home, but think twice before taking on these projects.
Jun 13, 2020
13 Bold Accent Walls You Can DIY for $100 or Less
PSA: You do not have to paint all four walls of a space to make a big impact.
Jun 9, 2020
11 Dreamy Shower Remodels That Prove Bathrooms Can Be a Destination
These remodels are ahhh-inspiring.
Apr 8, 2020
What to Do If You Run Out of Dishwasher Detergent
If your dishwasher is already full and you need a good substitute, here are some options.
Mar 26, 2020
8 Fireplace Makeovers That'll Make You Want to Curl up with a Good Book
These are dream-level cozy.
Feb 21, 2020
5 Attic Remodels That Will Convince You to Make Use of Your Wasted Space
Inspiring ideas for one of the most commonly neglected areas of the home.
Feb 16, 2020
14 Easy IKEA Desk Hacks that’ll Boost Your Productivity
These simple hacks are stylish AND practical.
Feb 13, 2020
10 Sweet and Simple DIY Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas
These easy projects will fill your home with a whole lot of love.
Feb 3, 2020
This One-Step Daily TV Cleaning Routine Couldn't Be Easier
Protect your investment!
Feb 1, 2020
9 Time-Saving Tricks Only Pro Painters Know (Until Now)
Make your next paint job a breeze with these expert tips.
Jan 27, 2020
4 Cleaning Tips You Need to Know If You Have Stainless Steel Appliances
Though you might be tempted to grab a bottle of cleaning solution, give your appliances a quick swipe, and call it a day, the wrong technique can actually damage some of your home’s most expensive machines.
Jan 25, 2020