Rena Behar

Rena is a freelance writer and editor currently living in Brooklyn whose work has been spotted at New York Magazine, The Wirecutter, Texas Monthly, and others. She enjoys travel, the internet (most of the time), and searching for the perfect cannoli.
13 Clever Board Game Storage Ideas for Your Collection
Store your board games in style.
Sep 18, 2023
7 Loft Bed Ideas You Can Still Try, Even Though You’re an Adult
There’s a certain childish delight in the idea of literally climbing into bed every night and settling into your own private sleep cubby.
Feb 7, 2020
The 12 Best Living Room Before & Afters We Saw in 2019
Feast your eyes upon our dozen favorite cozy living spaces of the year, from light and bright to bold and colorful.
Dec 17, 2019
18 Uses for White Vinegar, Your Favorite Pantry Staple
You can put this household workhorse to use in every room of your home.
Dec 15, 2019
8 Seriously Brilliant Home Improvement Tips, According to Reddit
From saving money to protecting your home, Reddit has all the best answers.
Nov 24, 2019
8 Rental-Friendly, No-Reno Ways to Fake More Kitchen Counter Space
Your tiny kitchen is about to feel a whole lot bigger.
Nov 1, 2019
7 Budget Projects to Make Your Living Room Feel Twice as Bright
If you can't add a window, try one of these low-cost tricks instead.
Oct 30, 2019
6 DIY Rainbow Headboards That Will Make Your Bedroom as Extra as You Are
Last month, we featured a Melbourne apartment tour that won over readers with its rainbow headboard, above. Most fun sleeping spot ever? Or *ever* ever?
Sep 26, 2019
The 8 Most Useful Things You Can Add to Your Entryway, According to Designers
Depending on where you live, your entryway may be as large as an entire room or as small as the patch of wall next to your front door. But don’t confuse a lack of space with a lack of potential.
Sep 26, 2019
5 Indoor Swing DIYs, Because This Pinterest Trend Lets You Be a Kid Forever
Why not bring the playground to you? Try out one of these indoor swing tutorials to include a sense of whimsy in your home.
Sep 5, 2019
Where Do Bed Bugs Come From? A Quick, Non-Gross Explainer
We talked to Brittany Campbell, Ph.D., staff entomologist for the National Pest Management Association—and probably one of the few people in the world who seems genuinely excited to talk about bed bugs—to demystify the pests.
Aug 29, 2019
8 Designers Reveal the Secrets to a Grown-Up Space
Here are the moments when these eight designers knew their environments had leveled up.
Jun 16, 2019
Here’s How to Get Rid of Termites (Hint: You’re Probably Not DIY-ing This Gross Job)
If you think you have termites, don’t skip straight to burning down your house for the insurance money. Take these steps before resorting to fire.
Jun 15, 2019
How to Get Rid of Gnats
If your apartment is plagued by tiny floating black dots, you might think you’re hallucinating or your eyes are failing. We can’t totally rule those out… but it’s more likely you’ve got a much less alarming but still extremely annoying problem.Gnats.There are a few strategies for getting rid of your pesky new visitors.
May 10, 2019
These 5 DIYs Show the World How Spoiled Your Pet Is
Sure, all your friends know you consider your pet your child. But just in case your phone background, frequent group text photo updates, and targeted ads for all-natural, human-grade pet food and tiny sweaters didn’t give it away, why not make it extra obvious? Put some extra effort into cultivating the perfect pet-parent lifestyle with these DIY projects.
Apr 30, 2019
7 Window Perches Perfect for Picky Cats
One of cats’ most impressive abilities is how they can find endless new spaces to occupy. How did they even get up there? Did you know she could fit in that? Where is the Marquess of Pawsbury now?Rather than sacrificing another shoebox or bookshelf, give your furry overlord new spaces to explore—or at least watch over—with these perches.
Apr 30, 2019