B&A: I Transformed My Bland Rental Bathroom with a Low-Cost DIY Hack
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I spent less than $100 on this redo.
Jun 4, 2023
I Turned $15 Tile from Home Depot into Chic Coasters with a 2-Step DIY
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This is the easiest DIY I’ve ever done, and it was totally worth it.
Jun 1, 2023
How To Trim Your Coax TV CableDesign Ideas
Coax cableshome theater setupsThe tools and instructions will help shortened your coax cable to use without needing for the cable man. Coax cable Coax cable cutter Crimp or screw-on F-connectors Wire cutters or some strong scissors 1. Determine how long of a cable you need, and cut it with scissors. We wanted several inches, so choose six inches just to be safe and allow us to have some room for error.
May 29, 2023
People Are Just Discovering How to Open Tightly Sealed Jars with EaseLife
And it only requires the use of a bottle opener.
May 27, 2023
You Should Vacuum With a Paper Towel Tube — Here’s WhyCleaning
Here's a genius tip that will make cleaning with the vacuum cleaner even more effective.
May 22, 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: A $72 One-Wall Project Makes a Whole Living Room Feel Larger
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A low-budget IKEA product, plus a little bit of paint, were the perfect sleek solutions for an awkward spot in this house.
May 19, 2023
This TikToker Has a Smart Hack for Those Clear Plastic DrawersOrganizing
We had no idea you could do this.
May 16, 2023
One of the Best Details in My Bedroom Cost $3.75 at the Dollar Store
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When traditional wallpaper borders weren’t a fit for my rental, I turned to one of my favorite budget shopping sources for an alternative.
May 8, 2023
Before and After: This $135 Balcony Redo Is a Masterclass in Upcycling
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This clever DIYer “shopped” free resources to turn her unwelcoming balcony into a cheery hangout.
May 6, 2023
I Found an Easy Trick for Scoring Luxe Designer Decor for Way Less
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If you’re not doing this, you could be missing out on great deals and really cool finds.
May 5, 2023
The TikTok Grocery Hack That Saved Me $12 in the Cheese Aisle
It chopped the cost of my charcuterie board in half.
Apr 27, 2023
B&A: A Clever IKEA Hack Makes This Open Entryway Much More PracticalProjects & Improvements
This smart entryway redo is from YouTuber Alexandra Gater’s first book — and she gave Apartment Therapy an exclusive look at the project.
Apr 25, 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: This Chic Kitchen Redo Is a Prime Example of How to Renovate in StagesProjects & Improvements
“Since this was my first place I owned, I wanted to make the entire space feel like me,” this condo dweller says.
Apr 19, 2023
B&A: This Blah Bathroom’s $93 Redo Uses Paint in an Unexpected Way
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This DIYer came up with a clever money-saving hack for getting the look of lime washed walls.
Apr 11, 2023
Before & After: An IKEA Hack Turns a Dated Kitchen into a Stunning Space
This kitchen is seriously unrecognizable but still fits in with the rest of the home.
Apr 8, 2023
Before and After: A Rental Kitchen Keeps Its 1960s Cabinets in This $600 Refresh
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“I plan to stay in this place for some time, so the effort put in is worth it,” this renter says. His (totally removable!) updates cost $600.
Apr 7, 2023
10 IKEA LACK Shelf Hacks that Definitely Don’t Lack in CreativityProjects & Improvements
This floating shelf has real hack potential!
Apr 7, 2023
B&A: Peel-and-Stick Products Turn a Bland Fireplace into a Colorful Focal Point
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Wallpaper, tile, and a new mantel take this fireplace from a blank slate to a bespoke and character-filled feature.
Apr 6, 2023
I Tried This Free, Easy, 10-Minute Cord Wrangling Hack in My Living Room
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It’s been a revelation.
Apr 1, 2023
Clever Ways to Use Curtain Hardware That Have Nothing to Do With WindowsDesign Ideas
Here are seven clever uses for those rods, brackets, and finials—that have nothing to do with windows.
Mar 29, 2023
10 IKEA Storage Hacks for When You Need an Extra ClosetOrganizing
When space is tight and money’s even tighter, IKEA is our happy place. Browsing the $30 wheeled carts and the $10 towel racks (both spotted above), it suddenly seems possible that we can actually afford a stylish, organized home. Even the fact that we have a teeny-tiny closet (or no closet at all…eep!) seems easily fixable. And it is—just follow the lead of the inspiring, IKEA-filled rooms ahead.
Mar 28, 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: 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 $200 Rental-Friendly Hack Fakes the Look of Dramatic Built-Ins
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
The Secret to Fixing Scratched Wooden Cabinets Costs Less than $10
Here’s a facepalming-ly easy hack for repairing wooden kitchen cabinets — or any other wooden surface, for that matter.
Mar 10, 2023
B&A: A $255 Redo Transforms an Awkward Alcove into Dreamy Reading NookProjects & Improvements
This would be the perfect spot to curl up with a book on a Saturday morning.
Mar 7, 2023
B&A: A Plain IKEA RAST Dresser Gets a Mid-Century-Inspired Look with a $100 DIY
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
This IKEA Hack Hides Your Ugly Wi-Fi Router with Only 15 Minutes and About $20Projects & Improvements
This might be one of the easiest IKEA hacks we've ever seen.
Feb 28, 2023
15 Stunning Ways to Hack IKEA's DUKTIG Play KitchenProjects & Improvements
The tiniest, most adorable kitchens you ever did see.
Feb 28, 2023
B&A: The Best Part of This Budget Bathroom Redo is the $50 Vanity Transformation
The "after" looks much brighter and cleaner, and the vanity is unrecognizable.
Feb 26, 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: This DIY Fireplace Update Features a $2 Gallery Wall Hack Worth CopyingProjects & Improvements
A less-than-exciting fireplace became a bold focal point.
Feb 21, 2023
I Tried 6 TikTok Hacks For Better Sleep — Here’s What Worked (And What Didn’t)Life
I'll be keeping my fridge stocked with a new staple.
Feb 21, 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
B&A: A $525 Bedroom Redo Has a Must-See IKEA Headboard Hack, Plus More DIYs
The headboard is a highlight, but this redo is simply packed with clever DIYs and hacks.
Feb 16, 2023
This Budget Hack Can Help You Recreate the Luxe Open Shelving Trend for Way, Way LessProjects & Improvements
Whether you hate it or love it, open shelving in kitchens has proven to be a trend with staying power.
Feb 10, 2023
8 Totally Free Junk Drawer Items That Can Help Your Houseplants ThrivePlants & Yard
Decluttering? Keep an eye out for these common household items — your plants will thank you.
Feb 8, 2023
11 Clever IKEA Hacks That’ll Help You Make the Most of Your Tiny KitchenProjects & Improvements
No matter how small your kitchen, it still has big potential.
Jan 27, 2023
B&A: A $120 Furniture Flip Uses an Unexpected Material
"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
This hack features an affordable DIY material you'll want to add to cart.
Jan 23, 2023
8 Creative, Budget-Friendly Ways to Hide Eyesore Spots in Your Home
Fuse boxes and thermostats and routers, who?
Jan 21, 2023
This $20 Renter-Friendly TikTok Hack Helps Fit More Storage into a Sneaky Spot
Want to be more organized in 2023? This project is for you.
Jan 18, 2023
This $5 TikTok Trick Turns Any TV into a Work of Art
And it's completely reversible if the DIYer chooses to go back to an all-black TV.
Jan 15, 2023
B&A: A 10-Year-Old IKEA BESTA Looks Totally New After a $200 DIY Project
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
The Basically Free TikTok Hack That Turns Thrifted Art from So-So to Stunning
Even better: You can pull it off in under an hour.
Jan 14, 2023
B&A: A $5,000 Redo Gives This Brown Kitchen More Storage, Light, and Charm
This budget-friendly overhaul features a few smart tricks worth making note of.
Jan 12, 2023
B&A: A $60 No-Power-Tools Hack Turns an IKEA KALLAX into a Luxe Media Console
All in, the project cost $120. Not bad for its sophisticated new look!
Jan 4, 2023
This TikToker Shows How You Can Repurpose Your Yogurt Pots
This is a PSA to stop throwing them in the trash.
Dec 30, 2022
B&A: A $40 Paint Hack Gives This Scratched-Up Table a Marble Look in 15 Minutes
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
The fresh upgrades include $15 furniture feet, edge banding, black paint, and some contemporary brass hardware.
Dec 18, 2022
TikTok Shows the Easiest Way To Find the End of a Packing Tape Roll in Seconds
Another TikTok life hack!
Dec 16, 2022
I’ve Tried Countless WFH Productivity Hacks, And This One Actually Stuck
I've never felt so relaxed while getting so much done.
Dec 16, 2022
The Brilliant Yet Mind-Blowingly Simple IKEA Hack Taking Over Instagram
You can pull it off for under $15.
Dec 15, 2022
6 Ingenious Kitchen Finds Straight from My Grandma’s Amazon Cart
Grandma's back at it again with the best Amazon finds!
Dec 14, 2022
6 Game-Changing Finds I Always Steal When I Visit My Parents
Sorry, Mom and Dad...
Dec 9, 2022
B&A: A $230 Redo Turns a Free Hutch into One Renter's Favorite Furniture Piece
The "after" serves as vibrant dish storage.
Dec 4, 2022
B&A: A $750 IKEA Hack Turns a Dining Space's Extra Doorway into Usable Storage
This couple used BILLY bookcases to cover an awkward door and add much-needed storage to their historic condo.
Nov 23, 2022
This $20 Amazon Hack Will Prevent Your Christmas Ornaments from Falling and Breaking This Year
This Shark Tank-featured product is no gimmick.
Nov 16, 2022
The One Thing Your Accent Wall is Missing — and the Easy, Under-$20 DIY Fix
This little detail is the difference between good and great.
Nov 11, 2022
9 IKEA Hacks That Transform Plain KALLAX Shelves into Something Special
With a little effort, you can get big results.
Nov 10, 2022
B&A: 2 Budget-Friendly DIYs Cozy up a Once-Cold and Cluttered Bedroom
A DIY accent wall and a designer-looking headboard for a fraction of the cost of store-bought? Yes please!
Nov 4, 2022
The $44 Amazon Hack That Makes Saggy Couches Look As Good As New (and Comfortable Again)
No more sofa-induced back pain, either!
Nov 3, 2022
The $32 Amazon Find That Hid the Torn Seat on My Dining Chair (and Prevented Me From Buying a New Set!)
Have a torn chair seat? No need to buy a new one.
Oct 31, 2022