Renters Have Vibrantly Painted Every Room in This 160-Year-Old Row HouseTours
“I have really let my creativity flow here,” renter Tricia Collins writes.
2 days ago
This Dated “Pinkish-Beige” Bathroom Gets a Makeover with Vintage Flair
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The new tile feels much more era-appropriate.
Apr 9, 2024
A $50 Light Fixture Is a Total Game Changer in This Dining Room Makeover
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The furniture is secondhand but so elevated.
Apr 5, 2024
See How I Transformed My Tiny '90s Bathroom to Feel Way Bigger
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I’m actually excited to get up and get ready every day in my new space.
Apr 4, 2024
A Self-Professed "Trash Queen's" Amsterdam Flat Is Full of Secondhand GemsTours
Megan and Justin don't mind dipping into the trash every now and then to outfit their cool Amsterdam rental apartment.
Apr 4, 2024
This $400 Bathroom Transformation Has “Chic Tree House” Vibes
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The wallpaper was a lucky find.
Mar 31, 2024
See Inside a Cozy Brooklyn Apartment That Rents for $3600 a MonthTours
Holly and her partner describe their home's style as "antique and cozy."
Mar 28, 2024
This Former “Basic White Box” Now Has Moody, English Countryside VibesTours
Honestly you'll forget you're even in New York City thanks to this apartment's chic floral pattern mixing.
Mar 27, 2024
A "Cave-Like" 1990s Bathroom's Transformation Is Bright & Cheery
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It’s a little bit vintage, a little bit Parisian, and very welcoming.
Mar 26, 2024
A DIY Makeover Gives a “Sterile” White Kitchen Cozy Craftsman Vibes
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You've got to see the vintage avocado oven.
Mar 23, 2024
A “Starter Pack” Flipped Bathroom Gets a Redo with Old-School Charm
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For $1,200!
Mar 19, 2024
15 Weird & Wonderful Vintage Parlor Games to Play at Your Next PartyLife
These party games will save your gathering from dull small talk.
Mar 15, 2024
A Yellowing Bathroom Gets a Luxe Redo That Leaves No Detail Untouched
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There’s a clever trick for making a brand-new toilet look vintage.
Mar 12, 2024
The 5 Best Etsy Shops for Antique & Vintage Rugs
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There's no better way to add character to a room than with a one-of-a-kind vintage rug.
Mar 11, 2024
The Genius DIY That Made a Tiny Kitchen Functional for a Family of 7
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"We spent as little time as possible in the kitchen,” the homeowner says of the before.
Mar 9, 2024
This LA Rental Apartment Has a Sunny, Plant-Filled Breakfast NookTours
Tour this 1940s rental that's full of charming quirks like crown molding and an ironing board that pops out of the wall.
Mar 7, 2024
This 948-Square-Foot Barcelona Home Has the Coolest “Carpet of Tiles”Tours
Even though the tiles were “worn by the passage of time,” homeowner Matthew Coe based the home’s renovation on them.
Mar 5, 2024
Big Windows and Wood Beams Make This Apartment Feel Like a Tree HouseTours
The nearby city feels like it's far away when you're in this apartment.
Mar 4, 2024
See How Colorful 1960s Cabinets Revive a “Falling Apart” Kitchen
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It took the owner five years to find the perfect retro cabinets.
Mar 2, 2024
The 28 Best Kitchen Makeovers We've Ever SeenProjects & Improvements
Bored with your home design? A kitchen makeover can make all the difference. Think outside the box and take inspiration from these stunning transformations as you dream up your next renovation.
Feb 29, 2024
An Actual Swing Is Just One of the Cool Things in This Industrial Loft Tours
Sage Schwer is the owner of the vintage clothing store Porch Finds, and her rental loft is full of cool secondhand finds.
Feb 28, 2024
See Inside a $4000-a-Month Railroad Apartment in Greenwich VillageTours
A road trip through France inspired this cute Parisian-style rental apartment.
Feb 27, 2024
A "Beyond Busted" Studio Kitchen Gets a Cozy Two-Day Makeover (for $1,400!)
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Yes, dark colors can work in a small space.
Feb 24, 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 How I Transformed My Dated Living Room into a Dreamy Hangout
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Scrapping the crumbling plaster walls revealed gorgeous vintage brick.
Feb 22, 2024
This Atlanta Home Has Some of the Coolest, Most Creative, Custom Woodwork We’ve Ever SeenTours
There’s a carved front door, an intricate dining room archway, a non-working fireplace-turned-art installation, and more.
Feb 21, 2024
See This “Tired” Kitchen Get a Cheery Yellow ‘70s Makeover (for $630!)
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The countertops are an unexpected fun throwback.
Feb 21, 2024
This No-Demo Bathroom Redo Makes a Blue 1950s Tub Look Totally Chic
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All of the changes are rental-friendly.
Feb 20, 2024
See How Paint Makes Vintage Details Pop in This $300 Kitchen Redo
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Paint is the ultimate problem solver in this 100-square-foot kitchen.
Feb 19, 2024
See a Cookie Cutter Kitchen Get a Dramatic Green and Black Makeover
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The DIY green backsplash tiles are a must-see.
Feb 17, 2024
See How a “Dark Hole” Bedroom Transforms with Dreamy Built-in Bookshelves
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“The room is so much brighter now and feels like it is truly me,” the DIYer says.
Feb 16, 2024
See This “Grubby” 1910 Bedroom Get a Cozy Makeover (and More Storage!)
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The “new” look embraces lots of vintage elements.
Feb 9, 2024
This Small SF Rental Sports Two Rad Fireplaces and a Retro TV BarTours
See inside a funky, vintage, cozy, inviting, and eclectic rental in the Cow Hollow District of San Francisco.
Feb 8, 2024
See What 1000 Euros a Month Lets You Rent in Barcelona Tours
Tania and roommate, Puri, share the cutest 860-square-foot, three-bedroom rental apartment in Barcelona.
Feb 6, 2024
See How a Windowless Kitchen Gets a Bright New Look (for $250!)
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You won’t believe how much a can of paint can transform a space.
Feb 2, 2024
My Pumpkin-Orange Bathroom's Makeover Is a True Cinderella Story
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I got my inspiration from a trip to Paris (and an ordinary stroll to get coffee).
Jan 31, 2024
Little Changes Went a Long Way in Making This Rental More Sustainable Tours
See inside this couple’s rental apartment that’s brimming with thrifted goods, DIYs, and easy-to-implement eco-friendly ideas.
Jan 31, 2024
This Family of Three Shares a Vibrant, Retro-Style 400-Square-Foot HomeTours
It’s like stepping back into the 1970s.
Jan 29, 2024
A $19 Amazon Find Is the Star of This (Paint-Free!) Bathroom Makeover
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And the entire project only cost $60. Talk about budget-savvy!
Jan 23, 2024
This Home Has the “Cozy Feeling of a Full Bookcase” Without the Busy Look Tours
Designer Dan Mazzarini “inherited a real ‘before,’” with this apartment that needed major structural and system updates. “Plumbing, electrical, lights, kitchen, bath, floors, closets … really everything.”
Jan 19, 2024
This Couple Wasn’t Afraid to Take on a House Not Renovated for Decades Tours
The attic roof was leaking, windows were cracked, wood had rotted, and the sky-blue Formica kitchen from the 1950s was still in use.
Jan 17, 2024
A “Modern Meets Vintage” Kitchen Makeover Saves Big on Luxe Cabinetry
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The “after” makes 300 square feet feel massive, thanks to smart cabinetry, color choices, and more.
Jan 11, 2024
A 1950s Bathroom Makeover Helps Pink Tile Look Timeless
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This bathroom makeover has great advice for first-time DIYers.
Jan 10, 2024
My Daring Bedroom Makeover Embraces 2 Design “Hot Takes”
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I went bold with wallpaper — and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Jan 8, 2024
A Tear-Down Makeover Turned This Victorian Living Room into a Stunner
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Fear not: The beautiful vintage fireplace stayed!
Jan 7, 2024
This 90-Year-Old, 290-Square-Foot Studio's Redo Is Renter-FriendlyTours
Designer Drew Michael Scott refreshed this plain, “white box” 290-square-foot studio apartment with secondhand finds and a DIY headboard.
Jan 5, 2024
Raw Materials Define This Home in a Small Spanish Village Tours
Interior stylist Caroline Ohannessian’s biggest renovation goals were to respect the soul of the existing house and be sustainable with decor.
Jan 3, 2024
A 500-Square-Foot Attic Apartment Has the Most Perfect Tiny Bed NookTours
Katherine lives in a quirky attic apartment above a 20th-century carriage house garage with lots of character like mismatched chandeliers and a window that opens upside-down.
Jan 1, 2024
My Dated Bedroom’s Makeover Has a Closet Inspired by a Luxury Store
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I knew there was something beautiful waiting to be revealed.
Dec 28, 2023
This Builder-Grade Blank Canvas Added Charm Without Breaking the BankTours
When Mary Ann bought this house it was a “blank canvas of builder-grade basics with wall-to-wall carpet, and it lacked character and charm.”
Dec 20, 2023
This Small Melbourne Rooftop Apartment Has a Must-See CourtyardTours
Tour a sustainably minded, two-bedroom apartment in Melbourne's Collingwood neighborhood that has an absolutely dreamy outdoor area that's small but functional.
Dec 19, 2023
An Old Boat House Is Now a Cozy 296-Square-Foot Backyard Tiny HomeTours
See how an old boat house was transformed into a tiny but cozy and cute backyard tiny home that’s less than 300 square feet in size.
Dec 14, 2023
A $100 Makeover Gives This “No Design” Bedroom Major Retro Style
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This project proves the power of paint and shopping your own home.
Dec 11, 2023
This Artist and Designer’s Philly Rowhome Has Awesome Gallery WallsTours
Tour the Philadelphia rowhome of artist and designer Mitch Wiesen, who cleaned, caulked, and painted to update their home.
Dec 8, 2023
This Bathroom’s Nostalgic Makeover Leans into Its Original 1950s Tile
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“I was in love with the green and black tiles,” the homeowner says. “I wanted to spotlight them and honor the incredible craft that went into building our bathroom.”
Dec 6, 2023
A Corner Shop Turned Home Is Now the Colorful “’70s House Manchester”Tours
See inside the colorful and retro home of Estelle Bilson, the 1970s decor expert better known as “'70s House Manchester.”
Dec 5, 2023
Ripping Out the Dated ‘80s Decor Gave Me the Entryway of My Dreams
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My friend told me my new entryway felt like a hotel in Europe. With that one kind compliment, all the stress of the reno was worth it.
Dec 3, 2023
A Character-Packed Makeover Helps a "Stark White" Dining Room Sing
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There's now a dash of color in an unexpected spot.
Dec 1, 2023
These Renters Have Painted Every Wall and DIYed It AllTours
When Justine and her spouse, Fen, moved in, they only had a mattress and some hand-me-downs, but over nearly a decade they’ve painted every wall at least once and thrifted, rewired, and DIYed it all.
Dec 1, 2023
A Family of Five Shares a Maximalist 700-Square-Foot Home in Hong Kong Tours
Tour this family of five’s Hong Kong home that’s colorful, maximalist, vintage, and located near the sea.
Nov 29, 2023
A Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Packs Big Style into 85 Square Feet
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Best yet, the upgrades only cost $1,000.
Nov 28, 2023