A Drab '70s Kitchen Gets a “Cozy” $1,500 Makeover (The Old Cabinets Look New!)Home Projects
“Brass hardware really made a huge difference,” this homeowner says.
May 26, 2024
This Artist’s Small Brooklyn Apartment Is Like an Art Playground Tours
Ariel Sun and her husband describe their 600-square-foot rental apartment as “colorful, energetic, curated, eclectic.”
May 23, 2024
 A Painting Inspired the Palette in This $5,625 a Month NYC RentalTours
When Sofia Marcogliese and her boyfriend, Oleg, moved in together for the first time into this 950-square-foot rental apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, they weren’t expecting their existing furniture to go so well together. “But what really ties everything together is my mother’s oyster painting,” Sofia explains. “She’s a Montreal-based artist, and my sister, Laura-Michelle, curated and digitalized her work through her online gallery, Glasshouse.
May 21, 2024
A “Very Plain” Entryway's Cozy Redo Makes Guests Do a Double TakeHome Projects
You could do a similar project in any room.
May 17, 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 Renovated Philippines Apartment Has a Sleek Slat Wall and Clever "Cloffice"Tours
This lovely organic modern style space has a lot of brilliant design and storage ideas.
May 7, 2024
2 IKEA Hacks Plus Paint Create a Cozy Home Office (Instantly!)
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The goal was to design a home office that made this DIYer feel creative.
Apr 29, 2024
This Plain White Bedroom Transforms with a Warm, Luxe Paint Choice
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The after feels like "being inside a Himalayan salt lamp,” the homeowner says.
Apr 18, 2024
This Dutch Apartment Is Stunning Thanks to Huge Windows and Tall CeilingsTours
The living room has 15-foot-high ceilings, and there is a gorgeous new glass/steel door made by a local company.
Apr 18, 2024
This Kitchen Makeover Has a "Very Risky" Cabinet Color (It Paid Off!)
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Now *that’s* how you do monochrome.
Apr 17, 2024
This 693-Square-Foot Seattle Apartment Has a Darling Dining NookTours
There's an adorable reading corner and very cute bedroom desk spot, too.
Apr 16, 2024
This Plain White Bedroom Transforms with a Luxe, Moody Paint Color
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“I wanted to create a neutral but cozy and comfortable atmosphere that still had an element of freshness, modernity, and maybe even a little sexiness,” the designer and homeowner says.
Apr 11, 2024
A "Dated" Kitchen Totally Transforms — But Still Has Wood Cabinets (Really!)
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Goodbye, "dated" wood cabinets. Hello, totally chic ones.
Apr 3, 2024
A “Boring White Box” Bedroom Gets a Palm Springs-Style Transformation
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“It feels just like a Palm Springs hotel, which was the exact vibe I was going for,” this DIYer says.
Apr 1, 2024
A Kid’s Room Transformation Features a Gorgeous Closet Worth Copying
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The homeowner completed several first-time DIY projects.
Mar 29, 2024
See Why This Family’s 463-Square-Foot Apartment Feels MUCH LargerTours
Two architects remodeled their super-small apartment to beautifully fit their family of three.
Mar 29, 2024
You Won't Believe Where the Sofas in This Stylish Chicago Apartment Came FromTours
The sofas aren't the only incredible free find in this home either!
Mar 26, 2024
The Ingenious Staircase DIY That Made an Entire 1920s Home Feel Larger
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This redo is all about first impressions.
Mar 22, 2024
A One-Wall Makeover Cozies Up a Once-"Bare” Living Room
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The DIYer behind the project has great tips for achieving the perfect light oak stain.
Mar 21, 2024
This Stunning Barcelona Home Has Must-See Octagon-Shaped RoomsTours
There’s also an incredible built-in, octagon-shaped living room sofa.
Mar 18, 2024
See How This Dining Nook Redo Packs in So Much Hidden Storage
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Who knew you could do this in a studio?
Mar 1, 2024
See This “Light-Filled Wabi-Sabi Hideaway” Perched on the Hudson RiverTours
The plants are bathed in abundant natural light in the sunroom.
Feb 29, 2024
See How a Dramatic Paint Color Transforms This Home Office
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Other improvements include added storage and a super-functional workspace.
Feb 13, 2024
This Flower Pot-Shaped House Is Shockingly Beautiful InsideTours
This mother-and-daughter design team have created a stunningly beautiful 436-square-foot house that’s in the shape of a giant flower pot!
Feb 9, 2024
A Dated Apartment’s Chic Redo Is Thanks to Renter-Friendly Hacks Tours
There are must-see DIY projects like a custom dining banquette, cool coffee table, and a fun 3D art installation in the powder room, as well.
Feb 7, 2024
A Built-from-Scratch Bookshelf Is the Cozy Hub in This Living Room Tours
Impressively, Emily built the DIY bookshelf while six months pregnant, having never “built anything bigger than IKEA furniture before.”
Jan 26, 2024
This Renter Pays $1,500 a Month for a 509-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Tours
See inside a small studio that feels larger, thanks to high ceilings, big windows, and smart storage ideas.
Jan 24, 2024
See This Studio Apartment’s DIY Dining Nook That "Broke the Internet" Tours
The biggest challenge for Mallory Wackerman was adding interest to a one-room, new-build white box of a studio apartment.
Jan 22, 2024
This Vibrant Lisbon Home Will Make You Want to Add More Color to YoursTours
Print and pattern designer Elizabeth Olwen’s has unapologetically filled her Lisbon home with color and playfulness.
Jan 18, 2024
This Fixer Upper Once Had “Crooked Floors” and an “Unappealing Smell”Tours
But Sasha and Andrew saw past the dated home’s quirks, bringing out all the home’s charm with their stunning remodel.
Jan 15, 2024
This $1,500 Bedroom Makeover Oozes “Quiet Luxury”
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This impressive transformation happened in stages.
Jan 6, 2024
A No-Demo Kitchen Makeover Transforms This “Sterile” White SpaceProjects & Improvements
The countertop glow-up is unbelievable.
Dec 25, 2023
This Tiny Detail Transforms an Arch into a Stunning DIY Headboard
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And the closet doors are a work of art!
Dec 23, 2023
This $750 Kitchen Makeover Uses Pole Wrap in a Fresh Way
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“I'm surprised by how fundamentally different the space looks — and the ability to get there without spending thousands and thousands of dollars,” this renter says.
Dec 19, 2023
This Stunning Kitchen Makeover Features “Vinyl-Wrapped” Cabinets
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A color change makes a big difference.
Dec 12, 2023
36 Dreamy Minimalist Bedroom Ideas to Inspire YouDesign Ideas
Here are chic minimalist bedrooms to inspire your next design.
Dec 12, 2023
A 400-Square-Foot Vancouver Apartment Is Artsy and Full of LifeTours
See inside this full-of-life Vancouver rental apartment that brings in character with thrifted furniture.
Dec 12, 2023
The Only Thing Cooler Than This LA Loft’s Glass Blocks Is the DecorTours
Tour this rental on LA’s Westside that’s filled with DIY projects, cool vintage decor, and stunning retro architecture.
Dec 4, 2023
This 400-Square-Foot Boston Studio Apartment Uses Every Inch WiselyTours
This is Jacqueline’s first time living without roommates, and she’s made her small space bright and cozy with colorful rugs, green plants, and lots of mirrors to reflect sunlight.
Nov 30, 2023
This ’80s Credenza Is Unrecognizable After a DIY Modern Makeover
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The white paint was a game-changer.
Nov 27, 2023
Plant-Lovers Live in This Cozy and Playful Lisbon ApartmentTours
See the home of an architect and musician in a building from 1937 full of high ceilings, large windows, and lots of charm.
Nov 27, 2023
A Renter Finds a “Fresh Start” in an Organic Modern Chicago ApartmentTours
“The city's vibrancy outside my window mirrored my personal journey of reinvention,” Tarah Trammel says.
Nov 27, 2023
Smart Design Makes a Teeny Spanish Apartment Feel Much LargerTours
Architect Iñigo Gómez brilliantly designed this teeny space, and the gorgeous terrace helps make small-space living luxurious.
Nov 21, 2023
4 DIYs Make a Blah Laundry Room Beautiful *and* Functional
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You’ll want to copy the wheeled laundry baskets.
Nov 18, 2023
This Jersey City House Is Eclectic and So CozyTours
Tour this professionally designed bespoke Jersey City house that focuses on art, lots of layering, and cozy vibes.
Nov 17, 2023
This Australian Home’s Green Interiors Are Rooted in Biophilic DesignTours
“It is truly magnificent and a beautiful, happy home that has nurtured our hearts,” Sophie Barratt says of her home.
Nov 17, 2023
This Wyoming House Built in the 1980s Was Renovated from Top to BottomTours
Grace and Jason jumped head first into a DIY reno after buying this 1980s house that needed some serious TLC; it took two years to strip the house back to the frame and rebuild.
Nov 16, 2023
This Organic Minimal Brooklyn Condo Is Inspired by West AfricaTours
Evoking a sense of warmth and serenity in their condo was priority number one for designers Oyin and Jeff Antwi.
Nov 13, 2023
Abby Silverman’s NYC Loft Has the Coolest Chrome FireplaceTours
See inside Cosmopolitan’s Digital Creative Director’s incredibly cool, chic, and contemporary NYC loft.
Nov 3, 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
An Empty Kitchen Corner Gets a Practical Redo with a DIY Dining Nook
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Now, it’s warm and functional for a family.
Oct 28, 2023
A Plain Home Office Gets a Moody Makeover That’s Peak Dark Academia
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“The new space makes me want to curl up with a book and sip on some coffee,” the homeowner says.
Oct 24, 2023
This Brooklyn Rental Has a Must-See Faux Greco-Roman FireplaceTours
It rents for $3360 a month.
Oct 24, 2023
This IKEA STÄLL Hack Cost $600 But Looks Way More Expensive
Projects & Improvements
“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 Very Beige Bathroom Gets a Glam Green Makeover
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It’s luxe but still family-friendly.
Oct 21, 2023
A Therapist’s Cozy Connecticut Home Is Perfect for a HomebodyTours
“My overall goal with decorating my space was to make it my safe space after a long day,” Valerie writes of her home. “I am a homebody, I LOVE being at home so I try my best to make it as cozy as possible.”
Oct 20, 2023
Plants and Checkerboard Are a DIY Dream Team in This Living Room Redo
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“This was a very risky project,” the DIYer says. “I didn't know if it would turn out cool or chunky and busy.”
Oct 19, 2023
A 1912 "Heritage Apartment" Was Furnished Mostly with Secondhand FindsTours
See inside a Vancouver rental apartment that’s a neutral, calming, organic, and eclectic mix and match of old and new.
Oct 19, 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