A $2,000 DIY Maximizes This Attic Bedroom’s Small Square Footage
The homeowners say it “feels like a bedroom” for the first time since it was built.
This $60 DIY Bedroom Makeover Is Majorly Minimalist (in the Best Way)
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Stylish minimalism inspo ahead.
Nov 29, 2023
A DIY-Filled Bedroom Makeover Goes Bold with an Unexpected Color
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A cool design tip to steal from this bedroom? The new paint color is custom color-matched to the wallpaper.
Nov 23, 2023
A “Cold, Dirty, and Neglected” Guest Bedroom Gets a $420 Makeover
“We wanted to transform the space into a whimsical, inviting oasis that welcomed guests and made them feel at ease,” this DIYer says.
Nov 21, 2023
An Easy $10 DIY Is Just What This “Renter Beige” Bedroom Needed
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The project is totally reversible — and easy to add on to — if the DIYer decides she wants more or less of the pattern.
Nov 17, 2023
A Bedroom with Beautiful Bones Gets a Boho-Style Makeover for $2,000
“A little IKEA mixed in with higher-end items is always a good idea, in my opinion,” this renter says.
Nov 14, 2023
A "Cream and Boring" Bedroom Gets a Colorful, Upcycle-Packed Makeover
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The homeowner wanted to combine color and comfort.
Nov 10, 2023
A $450 Project Amps Up an Already-Cute Bedroom’s Cozy Vibe
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Nickel gap paneling is shiplap made easy, according to this DIYer.
Nov 6, 2023
This Cottagecore Bedroom Makeover Has English Countryside Vibes
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The cast iron details are dreamy.
Oct 27, 2023
A Blue Floral Bedroom’s $1,220 Moody Makeover Has Smart IKEA Storage
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Curtains came to the rescue in this bedroom transformation.
Oct 18, 2023
Bold Pops of Color Transform This “Gray Box” London Bedroom
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Gorgeous plants help add some personality, too!
Oct 13, 2023
A Discarded Brown Nightstand Gets a Boho-Coastal Makeover for Just $80
The furniture flipper behind this project swears by four steps: preparation, priming, painting, and protecting.
Oct 12, 2023
A $350 Bedroom Redo Uses 6 Paint Colors to Make a Major Difference
“I’d say 75% of this room project was just painting,” the homeowner says.
Oct 9, 2023
Thrift Store Finds Are the Key to This $400 Afro-Bohemian Bedroom Redo
Get ready to have major plant envy.
Oct 7, 2023
A Once-Bare Bedroom on Martha’s Vineyard Is Now Perfectly Cottagecore
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As one Instagram commenter says, “Literally would never stop reading books with big cozy socks on in this room.”
Oct 4, 2023
A $1,000 Kids’ Bedroom Makeover Adds Lots of Vertical Drama
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The DIY ceiling is a must-see.
Oct 2, 2023
A $3,000 Bedroom Makeover Uses Simple Swaps to Create a Taller Look
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“The whole space needed to be brightened up and simplified,” this DIYer says.
Sep 29, 2023
A Small Bedroom Redo Uses Kitchen Cabinetry — and It Totally Works!
That’s just one idea to steal from this sweet bedroom redo with “small fairytale nook” style.
Sep 11, 2023
A “Dumping Ground” Bedroom Nook Gets Dreamy New DIY Built-Ins
“What I love most about the "after" of this project is that the space is now defined. It has a purpose,” the DIYer says.
Sep 10, 2023
“A Mundane Gray Box” Bedroom Gets a Beautiful Blue Redo for $950
The after is “the embodiment of maximalist design,” this homeowner says.
Sep 6, 2023
B&A: Lighting Upgrades and a DIY Lime Wash Make a Plain Bedroom Sing
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See how a lime wash accent wall and new light fixtures, plus new furniture and styling, take a bedroom from so-so to so thoughtful.
Aug 31, 2023
B&A: A “Pocket of Sunshine” Bedroom Redo Is a Maximalist Teenage Dream
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And for under $1,000!
Aug 27, 2023
B&A: An 80-Square-Foot Bedroom Redo Has 3 Tricks for Maximizing Space
“Don't be put off if a room feels small,” this apartment owner says.
Aug 24, 2023
B&A: $978 Later, a “Neglected” Guest Bedroom Gets the TLC It Deserves
This one’s for all the solo project tacklers out there! Read this DIYer’s advice for getting a job done as a party of one.
Aug 5, 2023
Before and After: A Poolside-Meets-Preppy Dream Teen Bedroom
It all started with a Gray Malin photograph.
Aug 5, 2023
B&A: A 1960s Wood-Paneled Bedroom Gets a Fresh Look for $500
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Paint did a lot of heavy lifting here.
Aug 1, 2023
B&A: A Surf-Style Redo Turns a Plain Room into the Ultimate Kid Space
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It's the perfect place to hang 10 (and hang out).
Jul 30, 2023
B&A: 2 Upholstery Projects Create Distinct Zones in This Tiny Bedroom
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“I wanted it to be a small and mighty room — tiny but big in personality,” this DIYer says.
Jul 18, 2023
B&A: A Budget-Savvy Bedroom Redo Has a Chic Fix for Ugly Closet Doors
It’s no surprise this redo is full of great design and DIY ideas — it belongs to the Small/Cool Contest winner from 2021!
Jul 16, 2023
B&A: A Kid’s Bedroom Goes from Green Stripes to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
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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 Colorful yet Serene Bedroom Redo Includes a DIY Lime Wash Wall
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This DIYer says calm, tranquil bedrooms can still mix colors and textures — and her bedroom redo is here to prove it.
Jul 9, 2023
Before & After: A Brother and Sister Get the Bedrooms of Their Dreams
From blah to packed with personality — and sophisticated enough to grow alongside the kiddo clients.
Jul 8, 2023
B&A: A $1,000 Kids’ Room Redo Has Custom Built-ins to Corral Clutter
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The rock climbing wall is a must-see!
Jul 7, 2023
B&A: A Childhood Bedroom Gets a Grown-Up Glow Up for $700
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It’s totally sophisticated and totally pink.
Jul 5, 2023
B&A: This Colorful $350 Bedroom Redo Is a “Walking Ad” for Thrifting
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“I always keep a rainbow of spray paints on hand for random projects,” this DIYer says.
Jul 2, 2023
B&A: A Cookie-Cutter Powder Room Gets a Sophisticated New Look
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The fresh vibe comes courtesy of new wallpaper and some smart DIYs.
Jun 30, 2023
B&A: A Grown-Up Office Gets a New Life as a Cheery Blue Nursery
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Out went the dark paint, and in came a fun mural and fresh wall color.
Jun 24, 2023
B&A: A Dramatic Paint Color and Luxe Decor Transform a Blank Bedroom
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The makeover — $1,800 all in — is completely renter-friendly.
Jun 22, 2023
B&A: This Dramatic $1,400 Bedroom Redo Proves the Power of Thrifting
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Wait until you see the $141 accent wall.
Jun 17, 2023
B&A: A Blank NYC Kids’ Shared Bedroom Gets a Gender-Neutral Makeover
See how this space stylishly mixes both pink and blue color palettes.
Jun 16, 2023
B&A: A “White Box” Bedroom Is Now Packed with Storage, Thanks to IKEA
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“We have SO much more storage now — we actually have more storage than we need (although I'm sure we'll fill it all eventually)!” this homeowner says.
Jun 10, 2023
B&A: A $6,000 Bedroom Redo Packs a Punch with a Surprising Color Combo
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“It looks like completely different people live there now!” this homeowner says.
Jun 3, 2023
Before & After: A Designer Makes a Bedroom and Bath Pretty & Practical
With a serene color scheme, personal touches, and all the storage!
Jun 3, 2023
See How a Home Stager Transformed a Primary Bedroom Without Using Paint
She swapped in some new furniture to create a luxe retreat.
May 21, 2023
B&A: This Bedroom Redo Is Made Up of Tons of Smart DIYs Starting at $30
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“I DIYed literally almost everything in the room,” the homeowner says. “There’s not a lot you can’t DIY!”
May 17, 2023
B&A: A Beige Bedroom Gets a Zip of Color in an Unexpected Spot for Just $25
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The paint color? Red-orange. The paint location? Read to find out!
May 11, 2023
B&A: This Glam Bedroom Redo Features a One-of-a-Kind Ceiling Mural
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The before was too empty to feel like someone really lived there.
May 9, 2023
B&A: A Blah 200-Square-Foot Studio Gets a Dreamy Travel-Inspired Makeover
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This tiny studio’s bedroom and living area started out dingy, but with some fresh paint and furniture it’s totally unrecognizable.
May 5, 2023
B&A:A Tired Bedroom Wakes Up with DIY Paneling in a Surprising Shade
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There’s a smart IKEA hack in this bedroom redo, too.
Apr 22, 2023
B&A: A Money-Saving Paint Mural Adds Color and Whimsy to a Kid’s Room
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“This makeover made me realize I’m way more into paint than power tools,” this DIYer says.
Apr 13, 2023
B&A: I Hacked an IKEA PAX System into a Storage Vanity for Less than $1,000
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My bedroom has never looked so polished, chic, and, most importantly, clutter-free!
Apr 13, 2023
B&A: This Bedroom Redo Ditches the Headboard for a Dramatic Botanical Mural
"In my opinion, there is no right or wrong way to style your space," this homeowner says. "As long as it brings you joy, it's functional, and it showcases your personality, then it's perfect! Your home is an outward expression of your vibe!"
Apr 2, 2023
Before and After: A Primary Bedroom's 1970s Style Returns With a Sunset MuralProjects & Improvements
Now the space has a groovy, bohemian backdrop.
Mar 29, 2023
B&A: A $300 Bedroom Redo Full of Smart DIYs, Like an Under-$50 Headboard HackProjects & Improvements
The whole redo is packed with small, smart changes that make a big difference.
Mar 21, 2023
B&A: This Eclectic $5,000 Bedroom Redo is a Master Class in Pattern Mixing
"Pattern and color are not my usual comfort zone, but I found myself really inspired by spaces that use a lot of pattern play and color," this homeowner says — and several of the prints in the space are totally shoppable.
Mar 15, 2023
B&A: This 1912 Bedroom's Cheery Redo Gives Original Features a Brighter New LookProjects & Improvements
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 Cottage Bathroom is Transformed into a Relaxing (and Much-Needed) Bedroom
The "after" is total cottagecore inspiration.
Feb 28, 2023
B&A: A Paint-Fueled Redo Gives This Beige Box Apartment Some Much-Needed CharmProjects & Improvements
Visions of Paris inspired this cozy makeover.
Feb 27, 2023
B&A: A Muted Bedroom's $300 Refresh Brings in Color, But Keeps the Calming Vibes
"I have always had very colorful hair and clothes," this renter says. "I decided to surround myself in colorful surroundings."
Feb 25, 2023
B&A: A Bare-Walled Bedroom Gets a Bold, One-of-a-Kind Makeover for $500
This redo is packed with personality — and a couple budget-friendly makeover ideas, too.
Feb 22, 2023
B&A: A Sad Beige Bedroom Comes to Life Thanks to a $200 Paint Project
"I had never done stenciling before, so I was nervous, but once I started it was a really peaceful, slow process," this DIYer says of her cheery paint project.
Feb 18, 2023