Stow Away Your Accessories in Style With These Purse Storage IdeasOrganize & Clean
If your purses typically end up on your dining table or strewn on the floor, it might be time to level up your purse organization! Whether you have just a few purses or 100, knowing how to keep them properly organized will extend their life, which will actually save you money in the long run if your bags are investment items.
May 19, 2023
This Instagrammer Found a Super Stylish Way To Hide Their TV When Not In UseHome Projects
This idea may just spark some inspiration. 
Mar 2, 2023
This TikTok Will Have You Installing Faux Beams In Your Living RoomHome Projects
That old world charm is just a few DIY days away.
Feb 6, 2023
8 Tips for Making a Dual-Purpose Bedroom WorkHome Projects
Make a space that can do it all!
Oct 12, 2022
8 Closet Systems You Can Easily Install YourselfHome Projects
These off-the-shelf products can really make a difference in your home.
Aug 17, 2022
3 Simple Under Bed Storage Ideas That Will Help You Get the Most Out of Your SpaceHome Projects
There's extra space right under your nose.
Jun 24, 2022
The Best Summer Projects for Increasing Resale ValueReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Jun 21, 2022
A Bold Brooklyn Rental Features One of the Coolest DIY Tile Backsplashes EverTours
"There’s always something going on within the four walls of my apartment — whether it’s testing a new recipe for my blog, tinkering with the interior design of the apartment, an art or DIY project, hosting friends for a mandoo (Korean dumplings) party, or simply cranking away at my computer," writes Christine Han, a Korean-American recipe developer and food blogger who founded the blog, Dear Saturdays.
May 9, 2022
A Young Family’s Home Is Full of Facebook Marketplace Finds and Clever DIYsTours
Kelby Mayberry and her husband, an active duty member of the military, share their home, this 1,300-square-foot rental duplex, with their two young kids and their pets. They've thrifted and DIYed a lot of elements in the home for a budget-friendly and stylish space.
May 5, 2022
How to Decide Whether to Toss or Upcycle FurnitureHome Projects
According to HGTV experts.
Apr 22, 2022
What is Wainscoting? It’s The Unsung Design Detail that Totally Makes a RoomHome Projects
An easy way to give your home a little bit of old-world charm.
Apr 20, 2022
6 Affordable and Easy Ways to Add Lighting to a Closet Without WiringHome Projects
The renter-friendly solution to dark closets.
Mar 16, 2022
This Bangalore Rental Comes Alive with DIYs, Like a Tassel Headboard Tours
There's also a DIY TV stand and a hanging pendant light made from a hat!
Aug 16, 2021
A Designer's Brooklyn Rental Apartment Is One Large DIY ProjectTours
Alyse Eisenberg hacked IKEA storage pieces to look more expensive than they are, found items at scrap yards, vintage stores, and second-hand stores, and DIYed art to design this large rental apartment she shares with her husband.
Aug 12, 2021
9 Ways to Hack a Platform Storage Bed from IKEA ProductsHome Projects
A smart way to address the problem of small space, with both beds and storage in the same footprint.
Jul 18, 2021
6 Different Ways to Build Floating ShelvesHome Projects
From "I feel comfortable using thumbtacks" to "Let me get my power tools," we've got a little something for everyone.
Jun 22, 2021
7 Purr-fect DIY Ways to Hide the Litter BoxHome Projects
Finally give your kitties the privacy they desire.
Jun 15, 2021
11 Hanging Planters You Can Make YourselfHome Projects
Because we know you want plants EVERYWHERE. (We do, too.)
Jun 15, 2021
This Super Simple Painting Hack Makes a Small Room Feel Way Bigger
Small Cool Experience 2021
It'll even save you money on cans of paint!
Jun 13, 2021
27 Stunning Examples That Show How to Make a Galley Kitchen WorkHome Projects
These spaces might be tight, but they can also be stylish and efficient.
Jun 1, 2021
Elevated Eating: 33 Kitchen Island Breakfast Bar IdeasHome Projects
The breakfast bar may have started out as just a place to scarf your morning cereal, but as anyone who’s ever been in a home with one can attest, if there’s a kitchen island with seating, that’s where everyone will be hanging out, guaranteed. They’re great for people who love to cook too.
May 26, 2021
7 Ways to Completely Rethink Your Window SillsHome Projects
It's time to rethink this narrow, but mighty, spot.
Mar 28, 2021
4 Under Counter Lighting Solutions That’ll Brighten Up Your Kitchen in Minutes
This lighting fix is a dream for renters (and homeowners!).
Feb 22, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Buying a BidetHome Projects
Ready to give one a go? Start here.
Feb 19, 2021
B&A: An Outdated Kitchen Gets a Remodel, But Keeps the Gorgeous Vintage Vibes
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This 1906 Craftsman house in Los Angeles got a kitchen remodel, but instead of stripping away ALL the vintage charm, they refreshed the space and honored previous eras.
May 31, 2020
Before and After: I Helped My Mom Transform Her Plain Stairs Into a Blue Herringbone StatementHome Projects
The idea was inspired by a mother-daughter trip to Scotland.
May 1, 2020
22 Projects to Up Your Curb Appeal While You’re Stuck at Home This SpringReal Estate
From the quick and easy to weekend warrior style.
Apr 7, 2020
8 Kitchen Cabinet Paint Jobs We Just Can’t QuitHome Projects
White kitchens have their place, but these might just be better.
Feb 28, 2020
Little Magic Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look New AgainHome Projects
Tired of your stuff? Here's how to refresh what you've already got so it feels brand new again.
Jan 26, 2020
This Couple Built an Intricate Bookshelf Out of 36 BoxesHome Projects
Proof that any project is possible.
Jan 14, 2020
7 New Ways to Reuse Your Old Leather BeltsHome Projects
There's life in them yet.
Dec 29, 2019
This Man Has Built Over 3,000 Birdhouses to Honor His Late WifeNews
The bluebird—a symbol of joy and happiness in various cultures—was Pat’s favorite.
Dec 19, 2019
My $3 Secret Potion for Getting Faded Dark Jeans Back to Black in 30 MinutesOrganize & Clean
Even if your jeans don’t look all that faded, a black dye bath helps fill in worn areas around the seams and pockets, making them look new again in just 30 minutes.
Oct 30, 2019
Before & After: A Narrow, Dated Kitchen Is Now a Sleek, Modern Space Thanks to IKEA CabinetsTours
One of the most dramatic renovations to the condo is the new modern kitchen; most everything was updated save for the original lighting in the narrow room.
Sep 26, 2019
7 Photo Display Ideas That Are Both Fun and StylishHome Projects
In this day and age, we often post photos to Facebook or Instagram and then forget all about them. But with so many clever ways to display printed pictures around the house, why not round up your favorite photos and start decorating?
Sep 10, 2019
7 Ways to Make Your Entryway So Good, You’ll Want to Hang Out ThereHome Projects
Your entryway is the first area that guests see when they walk into your home, so it's only natural that you want it to look welcoming, at the very least. But shouldn't it go a step beyond that?
Sep 7, 2019
Before & After: A Main Bedroom Is Completely Unrecognizable After a Gorgeous MakeoverHome Projects
A dark and dated back room is now an airy and bright master bedroom with gorgeous exposed ceiling joists.
Sep 6, 2019
How to Know If You Have Hard Water (and What That Even Means)Home Projects
As long as the tap turns on, you don’t really think about your water. But you may have a problem that shows up in other ways, and hard water is one you should definitely pay attention to.
Sep 4, 2019
Before & After: One of the Best Kitchen and Dining Room Remodels of All TimeHome Projects
Cali Gabrielle must be a magician, because she made an ugly old house turn into an absolutely stunning home.
Sep 3, 2019
7 Loft Bed Ideas You Can Still Try, Even Though You’re an AdultHome Projects
There’s a certain childish delight in the idea of literally climbing into bed every night and settling into your own private sleep cubby.
Aug 11, 2019
7 Landscaping Mistakes Professional Landscapers See All the TimeHome Projects
Here are seven errors that really stick out for three Los Angeles-area landscape designers and architects.
Aug 2, 2019
7 Living Room Changes When You’re So Sick and Tired of WinterHome Projects
From freshening up your fabrics to doing a deep clean, there are plenty of projects to help you transform your living room from a cozy winter hideaway to an uplifting spring oasis. “We love to swap out heavier blankets and throw pillows for lighter, fresher textiles. Linen and cotton blankets draped on the sofa add a new textural layer,” advises owner and interior designer Jessica Salomone of Philadelphia-based Lotus and Lilac Design Studio.
Mar 25, 2019
Easy Dryer Repairs That Will Save You the Cost of a Service CallHome Projects
For some, the image of fresh, clean clothes whipping in the breeze conjures up the happy feels, but to me it just means lugging around a heavy basket of wet clothes, fiddling with clothespins, and dealing with unwieldy drying racks. No thanks. I love having a dryer and when it breaks, laundry is an unwelcome and tedious chore. Here are a few simple things I do to keep my dryer working properly, and how to troubleshoot when yours isn’t.
Mar 24, 2019
Fixer Upper House Problems TV Doesn’t Tell You AboutHome Projects
When my husband and I bought our first fixer upper home, it was a rude awakening. My parents rented during my whole childhood, so I had no experience with homeownership. My dad also worked in new home construction, so neither did I soak up valuable old house wisdom at his knee. Still, I am drawn to houses in need of serious TLC, and have learned a lot over the years about what it takes to own one—stuff that I didn’t learn on TV.
Mar 23, 2019
PSA: You’ve Only Tapped 1/15th of Sandpaper’s Full PotentialHome Projects
Some single-use gadgets and home tools just take up space versus regularly make our lives easier. It’s hard to purchase an entire device that just de-pills sweaters, for example, when you know it will wind up languishing in your cabinet or drawer. Which is why it’s great to discover multiple handy uses for ordinary objects and materials you already have lying around the house. Today’s unsung household hero: sandpaper.
Mar 22, 2019
Before and After: This Formerly Blank Room’s New Accent Wall Is EpicHome Projects
This was a fairly ordinary room, with a pretty pitched ceiling and what looks like a lot of nice light coming in from the ceilings and skylight. After an epic months-long DIY, it’s now a stunning home office with one very special accent wall. Notice anything different?
Mar 22, 2019
11 Headboard Hacks So Good You’ll Want to Stay in BedHome Projects
If you are decorating on a budget, or just want to try something a little unique, you don't have to shell out a lot of money on a new one, or even buy one at all.
Mar 21, 2019
Before and After: This $130 Bathroom Makeover Colors Outside the LinesHome Projects
Anne-Claire recently completely a guest bathroom makeover and was so pleased with the results of that project that her own master bathroom suddenly looked, in comparison, a little sad and cluttered. She decided to change up that one too, but wanted to keep the project small and cheap (and doable), so major moves—like changing the tiles—were not an option. The whole project took a week and cost around $130.
Mar 21, 2019
50 Ways to Hack the Most Beloved IKEA Products of All TimeHome Projects
At this point, most of us can spot a BILLY bookcase, KALLAX cubby, or LACK table a mile away. Basic and affordable, they’ve been some of the most popular items at IKEA for years, and our first apartments would’ve been bare without them.
Mar 20, 2019
Before and After: The Best Part of This Stunning Living Room Redo Is a $5 DIYHome Projects
Vancouver-based Kristina Steinmetz knows her way around a good DIY. Her site, Ich Designer, is filled with clever and sophisticated home projects and IKEA hacks that have surprisingly humble origins and price tags. We recently featured her re-done mudroom, and her latest living room makeover might be even better. Here’s a wider shot, so you can get more of a sense of the whole room. It was in good shape but definitely needed an update.
Mar 19, 2019
This $10 Amazon Buy Is a Cheap Way to Safely Change Your LocksHome Projects
Rest easy in your new home.
Mar 17, 2019
4 Ways to Make Your Own Weighted Blanket and Never Leave the House AgainHome Projects
Weighted blankets have been around for awhile, but more and more people are catching onto their benefits these days. If you haven’t tried one, the extra weight provides comfort and mimics the feeling of being hugged. Snuggle under one to help reduce anxiety levels, or even get a better night’s sleep. (If you’re trying one out for medical reasons, you might want to speak to your doctor first.) The blankets are even sometimes used in Occupational Therapy for autism.
Mar 15, 2019
Before & After: This $400 Bathroom Redo Has a Genius Way to Cover Textured WallsHome Projects
Before Ashley put her guest house up on Airbnb, she wanted to give the bathroom a fun update. It was simple and sparse in comparison to the rest of the home, so, even though she was working on a tight budget, she was determined to use her DIY tricks and unique style to make it an exciting space for guests. Ashley carved as much time out of her schedule as she could—during nap times, evenings, and weekends—to work on the bathroom.
Mar 14, 2019
Clever Paint Jobs That Make Your Old, Cheap or Thrifted Furniture Look ExpensiveHome Projects
We all know about the transformative power of paint for your wall, ceilings, and even floors, but have you thought about updating your furniture? With all the great colors and techniques out there, it’s easy to freshen up an over-loved piece or thrift flip something plain and make it extraordinary. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite paint transformations to get you started. Faux textured furniture can quickly look dated once the original finish gets dinged.
Mar 13, 2019
5 Grown-up Hacks That Will Have You Calling Your BILLY Bookcase WilliamHome Projects
IKEA estimates they sell one of their BILLY bookcase every five seconds, which means there are a lot of BILLY bookcases out there in the world. It’s probably the most recognizable product in the canon of IKEA merchandise, and it’s endlessly versatile and adaptable to different rooms and situations. What better way to celebrate its 40 years on the planet than with some hacks?
Mar 10, 2019
Before and After: This Dresser Hack Involves Peel-and-Stick ProductsHome Projects
Although her two classic cherry wood dressers looked great for their age, Lindsey of Repurpose and Recycle wanted to style them to fit in with the rest of her modern farmhouse bedroom. They’ve been in the family since the ’80s, so it’s no wonder they needed a bit of an update. The Restoration Hardware Printmaker’s collection gave her the inspiration, but the result was two totally original, unique pieces of furniture.
Mar 9, 2019