This Plain White Bedroom Transforms with a Luxe, Moody Paint Color
“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.
An “Ancient Beige” Bedroom Gets a Color-Drenched Makeover for Under $500
This homeowner transformed her bedroom with “one of the easiest and cheapest things you can do for a space.”
Feb 29, 2024
See How a “Dark Hole” Bedroom Transforms with Dreamy Built-in Bookshelves
“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
See How a Builder-Grade Bedroom Becomes a Thrifty DIY Dream
“There was nothing interesting about the room at all,” the homeowner says of the “Before.”
Feb 5, 2024
See How a Trendy DIY Headboard Adds Personality to an "Uninspired" Bedroom
This one’s for all those with Pinterest boards full of paint colors.
Feb 3, 2024
A Studio Bedroom Gets a $1,250 Redo That’s a Maximalist’s Dream
The “movie theater or bowling alley” carpeting didn’t go — it provided bold inspo.
Jan 30, 2024
A “Boring and Plain” Kid’s Room Is Anything but After a Colorful Redo
All of the DIY projects totaled $1,115
Jan 26, 2024
A $65 IKEA MALM Makeover Repurposes Another Familiar IKEA Product
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“I loved the practicality and shape of the dressing table, but everyone on Instagram seemed to have the same one!” this DIYer says.
Jan 25, 2024
A Smart IKEA Hack Transforms a Renter’s Studio into a Cozy One-Bedroom
This apartment is only 470 square feet, but feels way bigger.
Jan 21, 2024
A Guest Room Gets a $900 Glow-Up with a Paint Surprise on the Ceiling
Paint is “a great way to bring in a unique design feature for not a lot of money or effort,” this designer says.
Jan 16, 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
This $1,500 Bedroom Makeover Oozes “Quiet Luxury”
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This impressive transformation happened in stages.
Jan 6, 2024
This $600 Bedroom Makeover Is Giving "Chic Parisian Hotel”
The secret lies in color drenching.
Jan 3, 2024
A Clever Scalloped Paint Design Gives This Bedroom a Glow-Up
And she got her mirror from Sam's Club!
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 Tiny Detail Transforms an Arch into a Stunning DIY Headboard
And the closet doors are a work of art!
Dec 23, 2023
A $1,260 Bedroom Makeover Trades Dated Design for Vintage Charm
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One takeaway here? You can use paint on more than just the walls.
Dec 20, 2023
An “Unfinished and Unloved” Bedroom Gets a Charm-Packed Makeover
Each square of the new black-and-white floor was individually painted.
Dec 13, 2023
A $100 Makeover Gives This “No Design” Bedroom Major Retro Style
This project proves the power of paint and shopping your own home.
Dec 11, 2023
A Bold Makeover Makes This Boring Bedroom Bright with Color
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It’s possible to do a transformation as a memorable family project.
Dec 8, 2023
An All-White Bedroom Gets a Makeover That’s “Like a Warm Cocoon”
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The new paint colors were inspired by the sun.
Dec 5, 2023
A $2,000 DIY Maximizes This Attic Bedroom’s Small Square Footage
The homeowners say it “feels like a bedroom” for the first time since it was built.
Dec 2, 2023
This $60 DIY Bedroom Makeover Is Majorly Minimalist (in the Best Way)
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Stylish minimalism inspo ahead.
Nov 29, 2023
A DIY-Filled Bedroom Makeover Goes Bold with an Unexpected Color
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A cool design tip to steal from this bedroom? The new paint color is custom color-matched to the wallpaper.
Nov 23, 2023
A “Cold, Dirty, and Neglected” Guest Bedroom Gets a $420 Makeover
“We wanted to transform the space into a whimsical, inviting oasis that welcomed guests and made them feel at ease,” this DIYer says.
Nov 21, 2023
An Easy $10 DIY Is Just What This “Renter Beige” Bedroom Needed
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The project is totally reversible — and easy to add on to — if the DIYer decides she wants more or less of the pattern.
Nov 17, 2023
A Bedroom with Beautiful Bones Gets a Boho-Style Makeover for $2,000
“A little IKEA mixed in with higher-end items is always a good idea, in my opinion,” this renter says.
Nov 14, 2023
A "Cream and Boring" Bedroom Gets a Colorful, Upcycle-Packed Makeover
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The homeowner wanted to combine color and comfort.
Nov 10, 2023
A $450 Project Amps Up an Already-Cute Bedroom’s Cozy Vibe
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Nickel gap paneling is shiplap made easy, according to this DIYer.
Nov 6, 2023
This Cottagecore Bedroom Makeover Has English Countryside Vibes
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The cast iron details are dreamy.
Oct 27, 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
Bold Pops of Color Transform This “Gray Box” London Bedroom
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Gorgeous plants help add some personality, too!
Oct 13, 2023
A Discarded Brown Nightstand Gets a Boho-Coastal Makeover for Just $80
The furniture flipper behind this project swears by four steps: preparation, priming, painting, and protecting.
Oct 12, 2023
A $350 Bedroom Redo Uses 6 Paint Colors to Make a Major Difference
“I’d say 75% of this room project was just painting,” the homeowner says.
Oct 9, 2023
Thrift Store Finds Are the Key to This $400 Afro-Bohemian Bedroom Redo
Get ready to have major plant envy.
Oct 7, 2023
A Once-Bare Bedroom on Martha’s Vineyard Is Now Perfectly Cottagecore
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As one Instagram commenter says, “Literally would never stop reading books with big cozy socks on in this room.”
Oct 4, 2023
A $1,000 Kids’ Bedroom Makeover Adds Lots of Vertical Drama
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The DIY ceiling is a must-see.
Oct 2, 2023
A $3,000 Bedroom Makeover Uses Simple Swaps to Create a Taller Look
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“The whole space needed to be brightened up and simplified,” this DIYer says.
Sep 29, 2023
A Small Bedroom Redo Uses Kitchen Cabinetry — and It Totally Works!
That’s just one idea to steal from this sweet bedroom redo with “small fairytale nook” style.
Sep 11, 2023
A “Dumping Ground” Bedroom Nook Gets Dreamy New DIY Built-Ins
“What I love most about the "after" of this project is that the space is now defined. It has a purpose,” the DIYer says.
Sep 10, 2023
“A Mundane Gray Box” Bedroom Gets a Beautiful Blue Redo for $950
The after is “the embodiment of maximalist design,” this homeowner says.
Sep 6, 2023
B&A: Lighting Upgrades and a DIY Lime Wash Make a Plain Bedroom Sing
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See how a lime wash accent wall and new light fixtures, plus new furniture and styling, take a bedroom from so-so to so thoughtful.
Aug 31, 2023
B&A: A “Pocket of Sunshine” Bedroom Redo Is a Maximalist Teenage Dream
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And for under $1,000!
Aug 27, 2023
B&A: An 80-Square-Foot Bedroom Redo Has 3 Tricks for Maximizing Space
“Don't be put off if a room feels small,” this apartment owner says.
Aug 24, 2023
B&A: $978 Later, a “Neglected” Guest Bedroom Gets the TLC It Deserves
This one’s for all the solo project tacklers out there! Read this DIYer’s advice for getting a job done as a party of one.
Aug 5, 2023
B&A: A 1960s Wood-Paneled Bedroom Gets a Fresh Look for $500
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Paint did a lot of heavy lifting here.
Aug 1, 2023
B&A: A Surf-Style Redo Turns a Plain Room into the Ultimate Kid Space
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It's the perfect place to hang 10 (and hang out).
Jul 30, 2023
B&A: 2 Upholstery Projects Create Distinct Zones in This Tiny Bedroom
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“I wanted it to be a small and mighty room — tiny but big in personality,” this DIYer says.
Jul 18, 2023
B&A: A Budget-Savvy Bedroom Redo Has a Chic Fix for Ugly Closet Doors
It’s no surprise this redo is full of great design and DIY ideas — it belongs to the Small/Cool Contest winner from 2021!
Jul 16, 2023
B&A: A Kid’s Bedroom Goes from Green Stripes to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
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The kid wanted a Star Wars-themed bedroom; the DIYer wanted to stick to a $500 budget. Here’s how they succeeded on both counts.
Jul 11, 2023
B&A: A Colorful yet Serene Bedroom Redo Includes a DIY Lime Wash Wall
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This DIYer says calm, tranquil bedrooms can still mix colors and textures — and her bedroom redo is here to prove it.
Jul 9, 2023
Before & After: A Brother and Sister Get the Bedrooms of Their Dreams
From blah to packed with personality — and sophisticated enough to grow alongside the kiddo clients.
Jul 8, 2023
B&A: A $1,000 Kids’ Room Redo Has Custom Built-ins to Corral Clutter
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The rock climbing wall is a must-see!
Jul 7, 2023
B&A: A Childhood Bedroom Gets a Grown-Up Glow Up for $700
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It’s totally sophisticated and totally pink.
Jul 5, 2023
B&A: This Colorful $350 Bedroom Redo Is a “Walking Ad” for Thrifting
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“I always keep a rainbow of spray paints on hand for random projects,” this DIYer says.
Jul 2, 2023
B&A: A Cookie-Cutter Powder Room Gets a Sophisticated New Look
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The fresh vibe comes courtesy of new wallpaper and some smart DIYs.
Jun 30, 2023
B&A: A Grown-Up Office Gets a New Life as a Cheery Blue Nursery
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Out went the dark paint, and in came a fun mural and fresh wall color.
Jun 24, 2023
B&A: A Dramatic Paint Color and Luxe Decor Transform a Blank Bedroom
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The makeover — $1,800 all in — is completely renter-friendly.
Jun 22, 2023
B&A: This Dramatic $1,400 Bedroom Redo Proves the Power of Thrifting
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Wait until you see the $141 accent wall.
Jun 17, 2023
B&A: A “White Box” Bedroom Is Now Packed with Storage, Thanks to IKEA
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“We have SO much more storage now — we actually have more storage than we need (although I'm sure we'll fill it all eventually)!” this homeowner says.
Jun 10, 2023