Apartment Therapy presents the 2023 DIY Collective in partnership with The Home Depot

Looking for DIY guidance? You’ve come to the right place. The 2023 Apartment Therapy DIY Collective, in partnership with The Home Depot, is here to make your next DIY feel a lot less daunting and a lot more doable. On this page, you’ll find the projects, tips, tricks, and expert commentary of our eight featured DIYers, all handpicked by Apartment Therapy editors for their creative fearlessness and inspiring work. This series is ongoing throughout 2023, so make sure to check back regularly for fresh projects and advice. It will only be a matter of time before you catch yourself thinking, Oh, that looks kind of easy; I can do that, too. (And spoiler: You totally can.)

Meet the 2023 Apartment Therapy DIY Collective!Projects & Improvements
Meet Apartment Therapy’s first-ever 2023 DIY Collective, highlighting 8 of our favorite DIYers and their work.
How to Update Your Walls with Limewash, Paint’s Easygoing CousinProjects & Improvements
This project might sound intimidating, but it’s actually pretty forgiving and great for beginners.
How to Make Dreamy String Light Planters in Only 5 StepsProjects & Improvements
These string light/planter combos are super easy to pull together and completely renter-friendly.
How to Turn Basically Anything into a One-of-a-Kind Table LampProjects & Improvements
Finally, an excuse to buy all the quirky thrift store figurines your heart desires!
We Asked 7 DIYers to Share Their Best Living Room Project IdeasProjects & Improvements
Their recommendations span from small (a quirky DIY mirror) to big (classic picture frame molding), so you’re sure to find something to fit your space.
A Plain Home Office Gets a Moody Makeover That’s Peak Dark Academia Projects & Improvements
“The new space makes me want to curl up with a book and sip on some coffee,” the homeowner says.
I Gave My Cluttered Closet a Dramatic Cottage-Style MakeoverProjects & Improvements
I even made a new light fixture using a $3 thrift store find.
8 Easy Bathroom Refresh Ideas You Can Do in an Hour or LessProjects & Improvements
These simple projects are all about keeping your efforts low but your payoff high.
5 Gorgeous DIY Headboards Made with Unexpected MaterialsProjects & Improvements
Does your bed need an upgrade? Find your next DIY project here.
Your Basic Bi-Fold Closet Doors Need This Budget-Friendly DIY MakeoverProjects & Improvements
It’s amazing what you can do with paint and trim.
If You Can Do Basic Math, You Can Build This Simple DIY Home BarProjects & Improvements
Feeling comfortable using your drill to install shelves at home? This DIY isn’t too much harder, and you don’t even need any additional power tools.