Chloe Konrad

I’m a recent graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and work in marketing and communications. I love to write about food, interior design, and entertainment, as those are big parts of my life, and I currently live in the Chicago area.
See How New Tile Transforms These 2000s Kitchen Cabinets (Instantly!)
The cabinets are the same, but look way more modern.
Feb 12, 2024
See How a Builder-Grade Bedroom Becomes a Thrifty DIY Dream
“There was nothing interesting about the room at all,” the homeowner says of the “Before.”
Feb 5, 2024
A Studio Bedroom Gets a $1,250 Redo That’s a Maximalist’s Dream
The “movie theater or bowling alley” carpeting didn’t go — it provided bold inspo.
Jan 30, 2024
This $600 Bedroom Makeover Is Giving "Chic Parisian Hotel”
The secret lies in color drenching.
Jan 3, 2024
A Blank Entryway Gets a “Vibrant and Happy” DIY Makeover
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The welcoming entryway is now infused with the homeowner’s personality.
Jan 2, 2024
A “Basic” Dining Room Gets a Makeover with Must-See Wallpaper
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The homeowners wanted “something brave,” and the designer they worked with delivered.
Dec 22, 2023
The 12 Best Bedroom Makeovers of 2023 Are All Filled with Personality
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These bedrooms cover every style, from soothing and serene to vibrant and energizing.
Dec 20, 2023
The 13 Best Bathroom Makeovers of 2023 Are All Luxe on a Budget
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One big theme this year? Ditching *dated* but embracing *vintage.*
Dec 18, 2023
A Maximalist Bathroom Makeover’s Wallpaper is a Must-See
These walls didn’t get toned down — they got turned way, way up.
Nov 26, 2023
A $350 Bedroom Redo Uses 6 Paint Colors to Make a Major Difference
“I’d say 75% of this room project was just painting,” the homeowner says.
Oct 9, 2023
Paint Is the Star in This Under-$1,000 Bathroom Redo
The DIY mural was inspired by the fall colors of one of their favorite nearby scenic views.
Oct 5, 2023
A Once-Bare Bedroom on Martha’s Vineyard Is Now Perfectly Cottagecore
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As one Instagram commenter says, “Literally would never stop reading books with big cozy socks on in this room.”
Oct 4, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Makeover Stylishly Maximizes Its 88 Square Feet
This kitchen went from brown, white, and dated to brown, white, and totally modern.
Sep 27, 2023
A Beige ’90s Bathroom Pops After a Pink-Tiled Makeover
The after is a big “wow” moment.
Sep 8, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Big Reno Is “a Story of Splurges and Saves”
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The footprint stayed the same, but the “after” looks so luxe.
Sep 5, 2023
B&A: 4 Low-Lift Swaps Make This Entryway Feel More Open and Timeless
The goal was to accentuate the positives while adding seating and replacing the flooring and lighting.
Aug 28, 2023
B&A: A “Pocket of Sunshine” Bedroom Redo Is a Maximalist Teenage Dream
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And for under $1,000!
Aug 27, 2023
B&A: A Budget Office Redo Follows a Golden Rule for Brightening a Room
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Before, this homeowner never wanted to work in this office. Now, it’s one of her favorite places to start the day.
Aug 21, 2023
B&A: This Rental Kitchen Redo Features Clever DIYs for Tiny Spaces
This renter made big use of her small square footage.
Aug 12, 2023
B&A: A Lifeless Living Room Gets a DIY Fireplace Focal Point
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Plus color and pattern galore!
Aug 11, 2023