An Old, Stained Fabric Chair Looks Brand-New After a $46 Paint Makeover
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Before tossing this stained chair, this DIYer tried one last solution — and it worked!
Apr 16, 2024
I Used Cheap Napkins to Give a $12 Target Lamp a Cottagecore Makeover
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I took the lamp from “forgettable farmhouse” to “custom cottage.”
Apr 12, 2024
See How a $14 Find Completely Transforms This Boring Console
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“I was looking for ways to get the elevated look for a fraction of the cost,” the DIYer says of her burl wood inspo.
Apr 7, 2024
A “Dull” 1940s Console Table Gets a Luxe Makeover with Art Deco Vibes
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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 a “Blah” Brown Mirror Become a Stylish Statement Piece for $12
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This 12-year-old mirror looks better than ever.
Feb 8, 2024
A $65 IKEA MALM Makeover Repurposes Another Familiar IKEA Product
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“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
This ’80s Credenza Is Unrecognizable After a DIY Modern Makeover
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The white paint was a game-changer.
Nov 27, 2023
A $25 DIY Painted Chair Hack That's a Stunning Dupe for Leather
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You can make anything look luxe!
Nov 24, 2023
An Old IKEA HEMNES Dresser Gets a Designer-Worthy New Look for $130
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“I wanted people to be absolutely stunned that this was an IKEA dresser,” this DIYer says.
Nov 2, 2023
This “Dopamine Decor” IKEA Hack Is $100 and Super Funky
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From four-cubed KALLAX to something MoMA-worthy
Oct 31, 2023
This IKEA STÄLL Hack Cost $600 But Looks Way More Expensive
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“Cabinets like these can cost over $2,000, so this cabinet costing $600 is a win in my book!” the DIYer says.
Oct 23, 2023
A Cheap Secondhand Dresser Gets a Simple, Stylish Makeover for $30
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“Painting a piece always is a bit daunting,” this DIYer says, but she made it work.
Oct 20, 2023
A Discarded Brown Nightstand Gets a Boho-Coastal Makeover for Just $80
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The furniture flipper behind this project swears by four steps: preparation, priming, painting, and protecting.
Oct 12, 2023
A Secondhand Cabinet Gets a Modern Edge with a $24 Pole Wrap Glow-Up
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The cabinet was a jackpot thrift store find.
Oct 6, 2023
An IKEA HEMNES Gets the Look of Expensive Bone Inlay for Just $43
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This once-plain shoe cabinet is now a stunning entryway statement piece.
Oct 3, 2023
A DIY Bench Adds 18 Feet of Hidden Storage to This Family Room
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And it cost a fraction of a professional custom install.
Sep 28, 2023
An Easy IKEA Hack Brings Statement Shelving to This Bare Wall
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Only a few steps were needed to give these IKEA shelves the look of custom built-ins.
Sep 23, 2023
I Turned an Old Filing Cabinet into the Modern Planter of My Dreams
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This DIY was totally beginner-friendly.
Sep 12, 2023
B&A: I Turned a Boring Bookcase into Fun and Quirky Kitchen StorageProjects & Improvements
It’s a practical statement piece now.
Aug 24, 2023
B&A: A Beat-Up Brown Dresser Becomes a Chic Green Beauty for $40
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Paint and trim completely revitalized this free Facebook Marketplace score.
Aug 15, 2023
B&A: A Dated Filing Cabinet Rescued Off the Curb Gets a Fresh New Look
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The whole project cost just $100.
Aug 9, 2023
80 Amazing IKEA Hacks to Celebrate IKEA's 80th Birthday
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From large pieces to small accessories!
Aug 1, 2023
B&A: This IKEA KALLAX Wine Rack Hack Came Together in 30 Minutes
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If you’re a DIY novice looking for an easy IKEA hack to start out with, this KALLAX upgrade is your friend.
Jul 19, 2023
Before and After: A Plain Gray IKEA HEMNES Dresser Goes Boho Chic for Just $120Projects & Improvements
This redo brings a whole new vibe to this gray dresser.
Jul 14, 2023
Before and After: A Facebook Marketplace Vanity Gets a Chic Makeover
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A coat of paint and new hardware was all it took to transform this secondhand piece with good bones.
Jun 22, 2023
Casting Call! Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, LA, & NYC: Have an area of your home that needs a mini makeover? Let a Designer Expert Help!Projects & Improvements
We’re looking to feature a trendy design enthusiast like yourself with a small  area in your home that is in need of a makeover for a partnership with a major home brand. These will be micro style moments that make a big impact without taking up a lot of space!If selected, you’ll receive new decor for your nominated space(s).
Jun 6, 2023
B&A: This Checkered Console Makeover Proves the Power of Small DIYs
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Looking to make a small change to rejuvenate your space? Consider giving a piece of furniture that you walk by every day a revamp.
May 26, 2023
B&A: A Luxe $540 IKEA BILLY Redo Uses Serving Bowls in a Surprising Way
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Wooden serving bowls? As furniture feet? Groundbreaking (really!).
May 21, 2023
B&A: You Haven’t Seen an Oak Dining Table Redo Like This Before
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“I've been wanting a new table for the dining room for a while, and this was the perfect opportunity to go a bit ‘extra’ on it,” this DIYer says.
May 19, 2023
This TikToker Flipped a Free Find into a Statement Coffee TableProjects & Improvements
After all, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.
May 3, 2023
B&A: A Bare Dining Room Gets a Big Jolt of Energy with a Little Paint Project
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Vintage furniture and a fresh light fixture help, too.
Apr 10, 2023
B&A: Custom Wall-Mount Shelves Turn a Reading Corner into a Bookworm’s Fantasy
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“I love having my books all together on the wall; it really feels like a feature in the room instead of an afterthought,” this DIYer says. This one’s for the bookworms out there!
Apr 4, 2023
B&A: This Bedroom Redo Ditches the Headboard for a Dramatic Botanical Mural
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"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
B&A: A Massive 1970s Hutch Gets an Airy Upgrade Courtesy of a Clever IKEA HackProjects & Improvements
A mid-century piece became a modern and functional "flo-denza."
Mar 26, 2023
B&A: Solid Oak Heirlooms Are Refreshed With a Modern Touch for $100Projects & Improvements
This is what one DIYer did with her inheritance.
Mar 20, 2023
B&A: A $60 Redo Gives This Plain IKEA MALM Dresser a High-End Custom Look
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Looking to paint IKEA furniture? Get this DIYer's tips first.
Mar 18, 2023
B&A: A Charming $120 IKEA BILLY Facelift Makes for an Ideal First Furniture Flip
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You'd never know it was this DIYer's first-ever furniture flip based on how sophisticated the "after" looks! Read for tons of great beginner-friendly advice.
Mar 16, 2023
See How Real Estate Pros Flipped a “Blank Box” House Back into a 1920s CharmerProjects & Improvements
The 940-square-foot home now flaunts period details.
Mar 16, 2023
Before and After: A Non-Working Fireplace Goes from Bland to Glam in Under $200
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A can of paint and a little wallpaper went a long way to elevate the boring fireplace in our newly flipped home.
Mar 14, 2023
B&A: This $200 Rental-Friendly Hack Fakes the Look of Dramatic Built-Ins
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By painting her walls and built-ins the same color, this DIYer created a seamless storage setup. Read more about her painting tips and takeaways.
Mar 10, 2023
B&A: A Plain IKEA RAST Dresser Gets a Mid-Century-Inspired Look with a $100 DIY
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Tons of time-saving tips from a seasoned DIYer ahead!
Mar 6, 2023
Before and After: A “Buy Nothing” IKEA Bookcase Gets a High-End Look for $70Projects & Improvements
You’d never guess this piece of furniture was once a standard IKEA bookcase.
Mar 3, 2023
B&A: A Busted Bookshelf Transforms into a Show-Stopping Headboard for $100Projects & Improvements
With some clever DIY, this bookshelf is completely unrecognizable.
Mar 1, 2023
B&A: A Muted Bedroom's $300 Refresh Brings in Color, But Keeps the Calming Vibes
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"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 $525 Bedroom Redo Has a Must-See IKEA Headboard Hack, Plus More DIYs
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The headboard is a highlight, but this redo is simply packed with clever DIYs and hacks.
Feb 16, 2023
B&A: 6 DIY Projects Totaling $1,500 Give a "Blank Slate" Bedroom Cozy Character
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Planning ahead was the key in this six-step transformation.
Jan 30, 2023
B&A: Mismatched Thrifted Nightstands Become a Smart-Looking Duo in a $50 Project
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"Mid-century modern always catches my eye," this furniture flipper says.
Jan 27, 2023
B&A: A $120 Furniture Flip Uses an Unexpected Material
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"I know this isn’t everyone’s style, but I just knew I wanted to do something different," this DIYer says. "I love that it’s such a statement piece for my guest bedroom. I wanted something bright and happy and a one-of-a-kind piece. I really do think I achieved that."
Jan 25, 2023
B&A: A $50 Hack Turns This Plain Glass IKEA Cabinet into a Luxe Statement Piece
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This hack features an affordable DIY material you'll want to add to cart.
Jan 23, 2023
B&A: Boring Cabinets Become a Luxurious Coffee Station in a $2,000 DIY Redo
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This dining room bar feature goes from too-small to totally grand.
Jan 21, 2023
B&A: A $46 Redo Gives "Cheap-Looking" 1990s Interior Doors Some Vintage Charm
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"I'm lucky to have some amazing original features, like an exposed brick wall and cast-iron columns, and the doors felt really out of place," this apartment owner says of her dated interior doors.
Jan 20, 2023
B&A: A $1,500 IKEA-Powered Redo Doubles This Rental Kitchen's Storage SpaceProjects & Improvements
There's a lot more usable counter space now, too.
Jan 15, 2023
B&A: A 10-Year-Old IKEA BESTA Looks Totally New After a $200 DIY Project
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When this homeowner's dream media cabinet was out of stock (and $5,000) she hacked her old IKEA BESTA to get the look she was after.
Jan 14, 2023
B&A: A $200 DIY Redo Turns a Gloomy Patio into a Dreamy Outdoor Dining SpotPlants & Yard
Sweat equity and a little creativity go a long way in transforming this dreary space into a must-see hangout.
Jan 6, 2023
B&A: A $60 No-Power-Tools Hack Turns an IKEA KALLAX into a Luxe Media Console
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All in, the project cost $120. Not bad for its sophisticated new look!
Jan 4, 2023
B&A: A $60 Stripped-Down Makeover Helps a Secondhand Sideboard Go LuxeProjects & Improvements
Patience and sweat equity led to dramatic results for this 1970s sideboard makeover.
Dec 30, 2022
B&A: A $40 Paint Hack Gives This Scratched-Up Table a Marble Look in 15 Minutes
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When the marble table this DIYer wanted cost $600, she decided to create the same look with a $20 ReStore table and some paint instead. The results are shockingly good.
Dec 21, 2022
B&A: The Secret to This $80 IKEA RAST Dresser Hack is a Shift in Perspective
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The fresh upgrades include $15 furniture feet, edge banding, black paint, and some contemporary brass hardware.
Dec 18, 2022
B&A: This $0 Redo of an Old IKEA Rug Is Perfect Inspo for "Shopping Your Home"
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This homeowner's project cost her $0 because she used what she already had. But even if you had to buy all new supplies, your project total will come in under $100.
Dec 15, 2022