Sarah Everett

Assistant Editor, Home Projects

Sarah is an assistant editor at Apartment Therapy. She completed her MA in journalism at the University of Missouri and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Belmont University. Past writing and editing stops include HGTV Magazine, Nashville Arts Magazine, and several outlets local to her hometown, Columbia, Missouri.
An “Ancient Beige” Bedroom Gets a Color-Drenched Makeover for Under $500
This homeowner transformed her bedroom with “one of the easiest and cheapest things you can do for a space.”
Feb 29, 2024
A Pro Designer Had 3 Tips to Improve My Gallery Wall
Projects & Improvements
Bring on the spray paint and disco stickers!
Feb 26, 2024
See How This 2000s Bathroom Gets a Makeover Full of “Color and Humor”
Goodbye, sandy beige tiles.
Feb 25, 2024
A "Beyond Busted" Studio Kitchen Gets a Cozy Two-Day Makeover (for $1,400!)
Projects & Improvements
Yes, dark colors can work in a small space.
Feb 24, 2024
A “Dull” 1940s Console Table Gets a Luxe Makeover with Art Deco Vibes
Projects & Improvements
The after is “a little glam, a little vintage, a bit Art Deco, yet modern at the same time,” the furniture flipper says.
Feb 23, 2024
See This “Tired” Kitchen Get a Cheery Yellow ‘70s Makeover (for $630!)
Projects & Improvements
The countertops are an unexpected fun throwback.
Feb 21, 2024
This No-Demo Bathroom Redo Makes a Blue 1950s Tub Look Totally Chic
All of the changes are rental-friendly.
Feb 20, 2024
See How Paint Makes Vintage Details Pop in This $300 Kitchen Redo
Projects & Improvements
Paint is the ultimate problem solver in this 100-square-foot kitchen.
Feb 19, 2024
A Crumbling 1970s Bathroom Gets a Makeover That’s a True Work of Art
Projects & Improvements
Small bathrooms are a great spot to go big with design.
Feb 18, 2024
See a Cookie Cutter Kitchen Get a Dramatic Green and Black Makeover
Projects & Improvements
The DIY green backsplash tiles are a must-see.
Feb 17, 2024
See How a “Dark Hole” Bedroom Transforms with Dreamy Built-in Bookshelves
“The room is so much brighter now and feels like it is truly me,” the DIYer says.
Feb 16, 2024
See an Awkward Dining Nook Transformed with Rich Brown Paint (and More!)
Projects & Improvements
“This sun-soaked nook has lived MANY lives,” the homeowner says.
Feb 15, 2024
See a “Dark, Cramped” '80s Kitchen Get a Fresh, Airy Update
Projects & Improvements
Goodbye, square tile countertops and linoleum floors.
Feb 14, 2024
See How a Dramatic Paint Color Transforms This Home Office
Other improvements include added storage and a super-functional workspace.
Feb 13, 2024
This $0 Design Hack Is a Game-Changer for Bathroom Renos (Kitchens, Too!)
Projects & Improvements
The most boring software on your computer just got a whole lot more chic.
Feb 12, 2024
See a “Very White” Kitchen Get a Warm, Cottage-Inspired Update
Projects & Improvements
The goal was to add “personality and warmth” to a once all-white kitchen.
Feb 10, 2024
See This “Grubby” 1910 Bedroom Get a Cozy Makeover (and More Storage!)
Projects & Improvements
The “new” look embraces lots of vintage elements.
Feb 9, 2024
See How '90s Shaker-Style Cabinets Get a “Dramatic, Earthy” Makeover
Projects & Improvements
She did it (almost) all by herself for under $12,000.
Feb 6, 2024
See How a Trendy DIY Headboard Adds Personality to an "Uninspired" Bedroom
This one’s for all those with Pinterest boards full of paint colors.
Feb 3, 2024
See How a Windowless Kitchen Gets a Bright New Look (for $250!)
Projects & Improvements
You won’t believe how much a can of paint can transform a space.
Feb 2, 2024
The Secret Ingredient for All Your Favorite Furniture Flips? Pole-Wrap
This material is what you need if you want to level up your DIY game.
Jan 31, 2024
A “Boring Beige” Studio Kitchen Gets a $600 Peel-and-Stick Makeover
Projects & Improvements
The "after" looks so different that you'd never guess it's renter-friendly.
Jan 29, 2024
This Space-Savvy Dining Nook Makeover Features a “Wallpaper Canopy”
The after is “a really unique design and a real focal point” in the approximately 50-square-foot space.
Jan 27, 2024
A “Boring and Plain” Kid’s Room Is Anything but After a Colorful Redo
All of the DIY projects totaled $1,115
Jan 26, 2024
A $65 IKEA MALM Makeover Repurposes Another Familiar IKEA Product
Projects & Improvements
“I loved the practicality and shape of the dressing table, but everyone on Instagram seemed to have the same one!” this DIYer says.
Jan 25, 2024
Cabinet Paint and a DIY Backsplash Revive a “Bland” Rental Kitchen
Projects & Improvements
The renter picked colors she wouldn't get sick of.
Jan 24, 2024
A $19 Amazon Find Is the Star of This (Paint-Free!) Bathroom Makeover
And the entire project only cost $60. Talk about budget-savvy!
Jan 23, 2024
$1,000 Later, a "Tired" Kitchen Is Now Colorful and Kitschy to the Max
Projects & Improvements
If you’re looking for playful, vibrant inspo for your space, this is it.
Jan 22, 2024
This “Country” Kitchen Scraps the Pine Cabinets for a Bold Makeover
Projects & Improvements
The new color combo is unexpected, but it totally works.
Jan 22, 2024
A Smart IKEA Hack Transforms a Renter’s Studio into a Cozy One-Bedroom
This apartment is only 470 square feet, but feels way bigger.
Jan 21, 2024
An IKEA Hack Saved this DIYer Thousands on Their Living Room Makeover
“The room has a focal point,” the homeowner says of the “after.”
Jan 19, 2024
Boring Bi-Fold Closet Doors Get a Custom, Colorful Redo for Only $50
Projects & Improvements
The paint projects were inspired by the work of two artists, and they add color, pattern, and whimsy.
Jan 18, 2024
An “Extremely Dated” English Kitchen Gets a Cottage-y Update for $3,000
Projects & Improvements
It's DIY-packed.
Jan 17, 2024
A Guest Room Gets a $900 Glow-Up with a Paint Surprise on the Ceiling
Paint is “a great way to bring in a unique design feature for not a lot of money or effort,” this designer says.
Jan 16, 2024
The Tile Goes from Dated to Dramatic in This Bathroom Makeover
Projects & Improvements
Goodbye, early 2000s fixtures.
Jan 14, 2024
An Entryway with an “Outdated Vibe” Gets a Modern Limewash Makeover
This entryway goes from dated and beige to daring and bespoke.
Jan 13, 2024