Kelly Dawson's Recent Articles
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An Easy, Procrastinator-Friendly Halloween DIY Made from a Summertime Staple
Need to get some last-minute spirit in your home? This DIY uses something you might already have on hand.
Oct 25, 2021
The 10 Most Dramatic Home Transformations We've Ever Seen
These jaw-dropping renos bring all the good kind of drama.
Oct 15, 2021
10 of the Best Renter-Friendly Home Transformations We've Ever Seen
These redos are proof that you don't have to own to make your place feel like home.
Oct 4, 2021
31 Days of Halloween Activities, DIYs, and Decor to Help You Celebrate All Month
If you wish Halloween lasted longer than just one night, this list is for you.
Oct 1, 2021
The 10 Best Small-Space Makeovers of All Time
Big results can come from small packages. 
Aug 21, 2021
3 Homeowners Share Their Biggest Kitchen Renovation Regrets
They like the results — but these are the things they wish they'd done differently.
Aug 3, 2021
Before and After: A Paint-Free Redo Warms up This Stark White Rental Bathroom
This makeover is landlord-friendly.
Aug 2, 2021
Here's How a Can of Paint Can Help Make Your Home More Accessible to All
Color can be a first step toward universal design.
Jul 27, 2021
5 DIYers Share the One Project That Made Them Love Their Homes
From furniture to full-on renos, these projects brought the warm and loving vibes home.
Feb 12, 2021
9 Brilliant Under-$100 DIYs From Readers We Can't Wait to Try This Year
These budget-friendly projects are must-dos.
Jan 22, 2021
6 Smart Things DIYers Stock Up on During the Holidays That Aren't Holiday Decor
Make those end-of-year sales count for all of 2021.
Dec 24, 2020
12 Money-Saving Tips from DIYers Who Pulled Off $200 Redos This Year
From a bathroom, to a bedroom, to a living room—these DIYers have it covered.
Dec 18, 2020
60 Holiday Hacks, Shortcuts, and Time-Savers You'll Be Amazed You Lived Without
If there's ever a year for making things easier, it's 2020.
Nov 24, 2020
Spa Bathrooms, Wine Cellars & More: 8 Dream House Features That're Pretty Doable
Dream Week
That Nancy Meyers kitchen might not be as unattainable as you thought.
Oct 21, 2020
This Ridiculously Clever TikTok Hack Fakes the Look of a $1000 TV for Just $20
It's a small project with big impact.
Oct 8, 2020
Have a Leak? Here's What Pros Say to Do in the First 24 Hours (and Beyond)
There are a few steps you need to take to avoid worsening damage.
Oct 5, 2020
This TikTok Hack Recreates the Look of Gold Leaf for $0—with Impressive Results
The source for this genius upcycle will surprise you.
Oct 1, 2020
6 Little Details Everyone Forgets in Their Room Makeovers, According to Pros
Take your redo to the next level with this pro advice.
Sep 28, 2020
8 Ways to Make Your Rental Bathroom Feel Like It's in a Fancy Hotel
No reservation required.
Mar 16, 2020
Here's How to Fix Scratches in Your Hardwood Floors
You don't have to settle for covering them up with a rug.
Jan 5, 2020
Here's How Often You Should Clean Your Carpets (and How to Do It)
Vacuuming alone won't cut it.
Dec 2, 2019
How to Fit a Lot of People in Your Tiny Living Room
Hosting more guests than you know what to do with? Here, our tips for making it work in the smallest of spaces.
Nov 27, 2019
9 Smart Tricks to Make Your Next Paint Job Simple and Painless
For those of us (hi, me) who like our chores to feel a little less chore-y.
Nov 23, 2019
How to Not Kill Your Plants If You're Traveling All Month
Yes, you can be a plant parent and still go on vacation. We've got the intel on how to keep your leafy fam happy while you're gone.
Nov 20, 2019
How to Be a Good Thanksgiving Host to Guests with Disabilities
Here's how to host a Thanksgiving celebration that's accessible for all of your guests.
Nov 19, 2019
Here's How to Fix a Wobbly Table Before Holiday Guests Arrive
You don't have to deal with a shaky dinner! This is one to-do that's easy to tackle.
Nov 18, 2019
Here's the Secret to Keeping All That Cane Furniture from Breaking
Three easy rules will keep you from saying goodbye to your favorite chair too soon.
Oct 19, 2019