A Cool Desk-in-a-Closet IKEA Hack Adds Storage (and Color!) to This BedroomHome Projects
It’s a craft station, study area, and vanity all in one.
Jul 10, 2024
A Tiny Closet Nook Got a Wavy, Space-Maximizing Upgrade (Plus IKEA Storage)Home Projects
Squiggle and stripe lovers, rejoice!
Jun 17, 2024
This Nursery Makeover Has Fruit All Over the Walls (and It’s Not Wallpaper!)Home Projects
The adorable room redo ended up going all-in on a theme.
Jun 5, 2024
This Bare Playroom Transformed into a Total Wonderland Home Projects
The room goes from a blank white space to a fantastic, family-friendly spot for adventure and make believe.
Jun 1, 2024
See How a “Bland ’90s" Bedroom Becomes a Maximalist, Magical NurseryHome Projects
With star-patterned wallpaper and coordinating blue trim.
May 27, 2024
Leanne Ford Transforms a Blank Box into a Playful Parisian-Inspired NurseryDesign Ideas
With her Crate & Barrel kids’ collection and a few special decorative touches!
May 16, 2024
A "Mismatched" Bedroom Gets a Dark, Dramatic (and Cohesive!) New LookHome Projects
“I know that painting a room dark is a big decision," this DIYer says.
May 8, 2024
This Adorable Nursery Makeover Has a Clever “Room Within a Room”Home Projects
It's a one-of-a-kind solution for skylights that were letting in a little *too much* light during naptime.
May 5, 2024
A Dull Gray Bedroom Gets a Color-Packed Makeover (With 8 Paint Colors!)
PROJECTS & IMPROVEMENTS
“Don’t be afraid to try something you’ve never seen before,” the designer says.
Apr 19, 2024
A Kid’s Room Transformation Features a Gorgeous Closet Worth Copying
PROJECTS & IMPROVEMENTS
The homeowner completed several first-time DIY projects.
Mar 29, 2024
A “Boring and Plain” Kid’s Room Is Anything but After a Colorful Redo
PROJECTS & IMPROVEMENTS
All of the DIY projects totaled $1,115
Jan 26, 2024
A Bold Makeover Makes This Boring Bedroom Bright with Color
Projects & Improvements
It’s possible to do a transformation as a memorable family project.
Dec 8, 2023
A Huge Built-In Somehow Makes a Shared Kids’ Room Feel Twice as Big
STYLE
Fun and functional!
Dec 2, 2023
Thrift Store Finds Are the Key to This $400 Afro-Bohemian Bedroom Redo
HOME PROJECTS
Get ready to have major plant envy.
Oct 7, 2023
A $1,000 Kids’ Bedroom Makeover Adds Lots of Vertical DramaHome Projects
The DIY ceiling is a must-see.
Oct 2, 2023
Surprise! This Chic Playroom’s New $560 Storage Is Actually IKEA
HOME PROJECTS
The stylish storage isn’t the only improvement in this one-time dining room.
Sep 19, 2023
A Small Bedroom Redo Uses Kitchen Cabinetry — and It Totally Works!
HOME PROJECTS
That’s just one idea to steal from this sweet bedroom redo with “small fairytale nook” style.
Sep 11, 2023
B&A: A Four-Phase Playroom Project Brings More Color and Less Clutter
HOME PROJECTS
If you want a chic arched cabinet without having to pay big bucks for it, check out this playroom’s cool IKEA hack.
Aug 6, 2023
B&A: A Surf-Style Redo Turns a Plain Room into the Ultimate Kid SpaceHome Projects
It's the perfect place to hang 10 (and hang out).
Jul 30, 2023
B&A: A Kid’s Bedroom Goes from Green Stripes to a Galaxy Far, Far AwayHome Projects
The kid wanted a Star Wars-themed bedroom; the DIYer wanted to stick to a $500 budget. Here’s how they succeeded on both counts.
Jul 11, 2023
B&A: A $1,000 Kids’ Room Redo Has Custom Built-ins to Corral ClutterHome Projects
The rock climbing wall is a must-see!
Jul 7, 2023
B&A: A Grown-Up Office Gets a New Life as a Cheery Blue NurseryHome Projects
Out went the dark paint, and in came a fun mural and fresh wall color.
Jun 24, 2023
B&A: A Spare Room Becomes a Chic Nursery with DIYs Starting at $70 Home Projects
It’s fit for an incredibly stylish baby!
Jun 7, 2023
9 Kids Rooms Using IKEA’s Trofast as Genius StorageOrganizing
Smart customizable options to solve a range of organization conundrums.
May 29, 2023
This Nursery Staple Belongs in Your Grown-Up Kitchen, and Here’s Why
Style
You may be surprised how well this youthful decor element works in this setting.
May 29, 2023
B&A: A Designer Takes a Bathroom from ‘90s Sad to Mid-Century RadHome Projects
It’s all in the details!
May 6, 2023
B&A: A Dated Bathroom Gets a Luxe, Island-Inspired Designer Glow-Up
Style
It’s inspired by a Stevie Wonder song, y’all!
Apr 29, 2023
B&A: A Money-Saving Paint Mural Adds Color and Whimsy to a Kid’s RoomHome Projects
“This makeover made me realize I’m way more into paint than power tools,” this DIYer says.
Apr 13, 2023
13 Bunk Bed Shelf Ideas for Top-Bunk Storage SpaceDesign Ideas
Bunk beds are a great way to have two people share a bedroom, and they’re a great solution for small bedrooms as well. But as spectacular as bunk beds may be, they leave little room for organization. Unlike a regular bed setup, there are limited storage options for bunk beds, making it difficult to keep things like  books, glasses and water bottles next to the bed. Enter the bunk bed shelf.
Apr 13, 2023
12 Multipurpose Cribs With Built-In Changing TablesDesign Ideas
Who doesn't love a good two-in-one?
Apr 2, 2023
B&A: An Underutilized Closet Becomes a Creative Crafting Station for $150Home Projects
“Cloffices” aren’t just for adults.
Apr 1, 2023
Before and After: A Gray-on-Gray Bathroom Gets a Bright Facelift for Just $200
Style
No major renovations needed.
Mar 27, 2023
B&A: This 1912 Bedroom's Cheery Redo Gives Original Features a Brighter New LookHome Projects
The homeowners thought this space looked "spooky" before, but some strategic design choices helped bring out the best in the original features.
Mar 8, 2023
B&A: A Cluttered Closet Gets a New, More Organized Life as a Sweet Nursery Nook
HOME PROJECTS
This smart redo is small-space living exemplified.
Feb 9, 2023
B&A: A One-Bedroom Apartment Sneaks in a Nursery with This Cute and Clever Redo
HOME PROJECTS
Because of their limited square footage, these renters didn't want to bring in baby stuff for the sake of stuff. Maximizing vertical space was key, and they did this by way of wall-mounted book racks, a hanging clothes rack, and floating shelves to hold baby care essentials.
Jan 19, 2023
B&A: A Hand-Me-Down Bunk Bed Inspires a Whole-Room Redo in a Cheery Color Combo
HOME PROJECTS
This kid's room makes a total 180 thanks to bright new paint and new decor.
Jan 13, 2023
B&A: A Blank Builder-Grade Bedroom Gets a Kid-Friendly Yet Clutter-Free Revamp
HOME PROJECTS
This kid's room redo is packed with great ideas for staying organized.
Jan 7, 2023
B&A: A $600 Accent Wall Brings the Perfect Dose of Cozy to a Boho-Style NurseryHome Projects
A single statement wall goes a long way in this transformation.
Dec 31, 2022
B&A: 3 Clever Paint Projects Plus Handmade Touches Create This Charming Nursery
HOME PROJECTS
"When I found out I was pregnant, I was so excited to give my baby a space of her own that was stimulating, inspiring and fun," this homeowner says.
Dec 20, 2022
B&A: A $100 Paint Project Gives a Plain Guest Room the Look of Pricey WallpaperHome Projects
A little paint and some art skills go a long way in this transformation.
Dec 12, 2022
B&A: A $400 DIY Bunkbed and Imaginative Decor Transform a Bland Kids' Bedroom
HOME PROJECTS
"This kid's room was pretty boring for my boys' huge imagination," this mom and DIYer says of the plain before — so she gave it a redo fit for their personalities.
Dec 7, 2022
B&A: A Bland Kid's Bedroom Gets a Whopping Dose of Color and Personality Home Projects
It's hard to keep a smile off your face when looking at the "after."
Nov 22, 2022
Before & After: A Designer Updates Her Bathroom Without Stripping Away Its CharmHome Projects
That stained glass window though!
Nov 20, 2022
5 Easy Tips for Designing a Pretty and Practical NurseryDesign Ideas
According to design experts!
Nov 16, 2022
Before & After: A Tiny Office Becomes a Sweet Nursery Built Around IKEA's KALLAXHome Projects
And the prettiest robin's egg blue paint color.
Oct 29, 2022
B&A: A Boring Basement Bedroom Becomes a Tween-age Dream with a DIY Ombre Wall
HOME PROJECTS
Interior designer Ashley Izsak's twin daughters used to share a room, but eventually, the tween girls were begging for their own rooms, and with a third kiddo on the way, as sentimental as it made Ashley feel splitting up the twins, it was finally time to shift things around.
Oct 20, 2022
The Great Toddler Bed DebateDesign Ideas
One of the enduring debates among our readers is whether to transition a child from their crib to a toddler-size bed or go straight to a twin bed (or bigger). It’s a decision most parents will make at one time or another, and there is a multitude of competing factors to consider. This debate has come up time and again on Apartment Therapy, with hundreds of comments on the topic.
Oct 19, 2022
The 6 Best Before-and-After Organizing Hacks of Kids Spaces We've Seen Lately
Home Projects
From a shared kids' room, to a closet, to a basement, these rooms manage to keep clutter under control.
Oct 17, 2022
B&A: A $600 DIY Revamp Fills This Plain Bedroom with Color and Whimsy
HOME PROJECTS
The "after" is perfect for an imaginative, color-loving kid — but adults will find inspo here, too.
Oct 1, 2022
Before & After: A Dusty Bedroom Transforms into a Bright, Cheery Nursery
Style
I used to hate this room, but now I absolutely love it.
Sep 24, 2022
Want a Stylish Alternative to Cubbies for Kids' Storage? Try a Faux MantelDesign Ideas
Putting your kid's toys away just got a lot easier — and a lot more stylish.
Sep 19, 2022
B&A: This Teeny Bedroom's Boho-Meets-Whimsical Redo Spares No Detail
HOME PROJECTS
A 9-year-old's new bedroom receives a very pink renovation.
Aug 28, 2022
B&A: A Stuck-in-the-'70s Basement Transforms into a Bright, Inviting Play Space
HOME PROJECTS
This basement's color palette went from fluorescent orange and sage green to all-white and serene.
Aug 20, 2022
B&A: A Home Office Becomes a Cool Kid's Room in This $400 DIY-Filled RedoHome Projects
A DIY bed, shelving, desk, and mural make for a pretty cool kid's room — and one lucky kid.
Aug 12, 2022
B&A: Easy Paint Projects Give One Kid's Blank Bedroom a Colorful, Cheery Redo
HOME PROJECTS
Simple paint projects make a major difference in this now-rainbow-hued room.
Jul 8, 2022
20 Clever (and Stylish!) Storage Solutions for Kids RoomsCleaning
Finding practical yet attractive storage solutions and organizational ideas for kids’ rooms can feel like an uphill battle. This is especially the case if you’re trying to avoid major installations and custom work. However, there are plenty of brilliant kids room storage ideas out there on social media — and from Apartment Therapy readers — that will help you streamline toys, clothes, shoes, books, and other clutter with ease and style.
Jun 30, 2022
How I Made Zero Holes Hanging a Nursery Mobile from the Ceiling of a RentalDesign Ideas
I designed the perfect custom felt baby mobile on Etsy and realized sometime between ordering it and receiving it that I also needed something to hang it from.
Apr 30, 2022