These 9 Nature-Inspired Projects Bring the Outdoors In
From leafy wallpapers to other, more unexpected choices.
May 31, 2022
B&A: This $2 Basket-Turned-Boho Planter Is a 20-Minute Project
One item you should always add to your secondhand shopping list? Wicker baskets. You never know what kind of cute accessories you can make with them.
May 30, 2022
B&A: A 2001 Kitchen Gets a Modern Redo Without Scrapping the Cabinets
Take it from this homeowner: In a kitchen redo, one of the most important steps in painting your cabinets is the prep work so they're nice and smooth. Also important? Splurging on high-quality finishes here and there.
May 29, 2022
B&A: A Red Wallpapered Spare Room Gets a Total Transformation for Under $3,000
The new wall treatment looks high-end and makes the whole room feel more soothing.
May 28, 2022
B&A: $300 Worth of DIY Projects Make This Small Balcony Much More Inviting
No space is too small to enjoy al fresco dining, sipping, reading, or relaxing.
May 27, 2022
Before and After: A $70 Paint and Stencil Redo Totally Revives a Tired Dresser
The revamped piece has a bone inlay look for less.
May 26, 2022
B&A: Painting the Cabinets in This Kitchen Made Everything Look New Again
There are three great cabinet painting tips in this redo by Drew Scott of Lone Fox Home.
May 25, 2022
B&A: A $250 Natural Wood Coffee Table Project Brings the Outdoors In
DIYers Faith and Julia found this slab of wood on Facebook Marketplace.
May 25, 2022
B&A: An RV Bought "As-Is" Undergoes an Unbelievable 30-Day Transformation
"Our goal was to create a modern inspired tiny home on wheels, and that's exactly what we did," this RV owner says.
May 24, 2022
Before and After: A Grimy Outdoor Wall Gets a Beautiful Summer-Ready Redo
A pro painter completed this project for his own home, and he's got tips to share.
May 23, 2022
Before and After: This Sleek Bathroom Redo Has the Coolest Houndstooth Flooring
Black and white doesn't have to be boring, and these tiles are here to prove it.
May 22, 2022
B&A: A $600 DIY Adds Function and Style to a Blank Wall Beside the Stairs
The once unused space is now an organized drop spot right at the home's entryway.
May 21, 2022
Found It! The New "It" Spot for TikTok's Favorite Paint Trend
It's a-door-able.
May 21, 2022
B&A: Small Changes Work Together to Transform a Basic Bedroom for $650
New light fixtures, a new ceiling treatment, new curtains, and more all help to spruce up this space.
May 20, 2022
B&A: A Plain Attic Space Becomes a Cute and Cozy Lounge for Movie Nights
From the cushy seating to the warm color palette, every part of this new hangout spot is inviting.
May 19, 2022
B&A: A Coffee Table Headed for the Dumpster Looks Shiny & New Again for Just $10
"I asked my neighbor why was he throwing it out, and he said it was just old and worn," this DIYer says. "I saw a table that I could restore."
May 18, 2022
B&A: This Cheerful Retro Kitchen Redo is Full of Small Space Upgrades to Steal
Whether you use them all, or just pick one idea to bring to your own space, this makeover is packed with inspo. And by the way: The new floor and wall treatments are renter-friendly!
May 17, 2022
B&A: A Dinged-Up 1960s Nightstand Becomes a Statement Piece for About $50
This cute nightstand started out with dings and chips, but a bit of DIY gave it a surprising (and bold) new look.
May 15, 2022
B&A: An "Awful" '80s Bookshelf Gets a Scandi-Style Upgrade Using IKEA Shelves
This reading corner revamp features a genius IKEA solution.
May 14, 2022
B&A: A "Blank, Empty, Sad" Spot Beside the Stairs Becomes a Major Design Moment
A designer added texture and artwork with special meaning behind it to a blank canvas spot in her home.
May 13, 2022
B&A: Flipping the Layout of This '90s Kitchen Made It Way More Spacious
The kitchen feels much more modern and open now, thanks to losing a wall and adding in a bolder new cabinet color.
May 12, 2022
B&A: A Color-Overload Bathroom from the '90s Gets a Calming, Beach-Inspired Redo
A simpler color palette and other swaps help this bathroom feel way bigger, even with the same footprint.
May 11, 2022
Before and After: A Childhood Dresser Gets a Grown-Up New Look for $60
"Why spend a ton of money on a new dresser when a little paint is all it needs?" this DIYer asks.
May 10, 2022
B&A: A Tiny 1945 Galley Kitchen Gets a Luxe-Looking, Space-Maximizing Redo
Discounted secondhand cabinets came to the rescue in this stylish kitchen makeover.
May 9, 2022
B&A: A Cluttered Corner Becomes a Cute and Functional Kitchenette for Just $580
A mother-daughter duo completed this budget-savvy redo together.
May 8, 2022
These Cute Vases Will Make a Mother's Day Bouquet Last Even Longer
This trendy glassware is the perfect gift for the mom or mom figure in your life.
May 8, 2022
Before and After: A Cozy $485 Redo for a 1980s-Era "Ugly Eyesore" Bathroom
A mix of new buys and vintage finds help make this bathroom feel warm and welcoming.
May 7, 2022
B&A: This $450 Laundry Room Redo Includes 6 Seriously Impressive DIYs
One highlight? The bold stenciled statement wall.
May 6, 2022
This Paint Color from Small/Cool NYC Can Be a Neutral or a Statement
Seafoam subtlety or seaglass statement wall? You'll love both!
May 6, 2022
B&A: A 1970s Dresser Gets a Statement-Making Two-Toned Redo for $150
"One of my favorite finishes to create is giving a piece a 'dipped' look," this furniture flipper says.
May 5, 2022
B&A: A Practical $700 Hallway-Turned-Home Office Created with an IKEA PAX
A weeklong project created by best friends.
May 4, 2022
B&A: A 1977 Camper Gets a Fresh Redo Inside and Out for About $8,500
This DIYer was inspired by fond memories of the passed-down camper from when she was a child.
May 3, 2022
Before and After: A Bright, Botanical Redo Modernizes a Dim Hallway
This homeowner brought plant-filled atrium vibes to a small-but-often-used space in his house.
May 3, 2022
B&A: A Southwestern-Style Living Room Redo Lovingly Restores a Cracked Fireplace
This little New Mexico home had "gorgeous, classic bones," its owner says.
May 2, 2022
Before and After: A Basic Brown Vanity Becomes a Textured Teal Beauty for $85
The mid-century style vanity was listed for super cheap on Facebook Marketplace because it had a crack in it before.
May 1, 2022
B&A: A $10 Redo Turns a Gloomy Brick Fireplace into a Cheery Focal Point
Bookworms and plant parents alike will love this redo.
Apr 30, 2022
This Is the New Way to Do Wainscoting
A genius architectural detail from Small/Cool NYC.
Apr 30, 2022
3 Retro Landscaping Trends That Are Making a Comeback Today
According to pro landscapers and a historian.
Apr 30, 2022
B&A: A Boho-Glam Patio Redo Includes a DIY Chandelier, Succulent Wall, and More
"I have always dreamt about having a beautiful backyard that feels like an oasis," this DIYer says. See how she made it happen.
Apr 29, 2022
The 9 Best Retro-Inspired Redos on Apartment Therapy
These Before & Afters will transport you to another decade. No time machine necessary — just DIY skills.
Apr 29, 2022
Before and After: New (& Old) Furniture Transforms a 1918 Farmhouse Living Room
The vintage touches make this living room feel timeless.
Apr 28, 2022
Before and After: A $100 Redo for an Early-2000s Media Cabinet
Adding cane backing to glass fronts on a cabinet is a GREAT way to disguise clutter. Take it from this simple one-week project.
Apr 27, 2022
How to Create a Conversation Pit in Your Home That'll Amp Up Cozy Vibes
Make it happen in six steps.
Apr 27, 2022
B&A: A Colorful, Beachy Bathroom Redo Keeps Its Original Pink Tiles from 1954
From the frilly 1950s to a colorful '80s Miami vibe.
Apr 26, 2022
"Inspiration But Also Escapism:" Why Retro Interiors Are Taking Over Instagram
This phenomenon, it seems, has everything to do with nostalgia and discovery.
Apr 26, 2022
B&A: A Laundry Room with Wire Shelving Gets a Cozy, Functional $500 Upgrade
DIYer Karen Sloan added form and function over a six-week project.
Apr 25, 2022
B&A: A 1954 Kitchen Keeps Its Checkerboard Floors But Adds Chic IKEA Cabinetry
"Real estate agents cannot tell that this is an IKEA kitchen and refer to it as 'very luxurious'" this homeowner says.
Apr 24, 2022
B&A: A Gray Builder-Grade Bathroom Gets a Luxe-Looking Overhaul for $5,300
The new tile shower is a total game-changer.
Apr 23, 2022