A Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Packs Big Style into 85 Square Feet
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Best yet, the upgrades only cost $1,000.
A $25 DIY Painted Chair Hack That's a Stunning Dupe for Leather
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You can make anything look luxe!
Nov 24, 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
An Old Bathroom Gets a Dramatic, DIY-Packed Redo for $2,000
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The after feels like “a swanky restaurant bathroom,” the homeowner says.
Nov 22, 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
A Builder-Grade Kitchen Gets a Cozy Cottage Makeover for Just $450
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No demo needed!
Nov 20, 2023
IKEA Shelves Turn This Living Room into a “Mini Museum”
This once-blank space is now a collector’s dream.
Nov 19, 2023
4 DIYs Make a Blah Laundry Room Beautiful *and* Functional
You’ll want to copy the wheeled laundry baskets.
Nov 18, 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
My Dated Kitchen's Gut Reno Unearthed a Beautiful Brick Wall
It went from totally ‘80s and dated to historic, charming, and cool.
Nov 16, 2023
A DIY Upholstered Bench Adds Stylish Storage to a Dated Dining Room
The after mixes a modern touch with the home’s historic charm.
Nov 15, 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
An Awkward Wall Gets a New Life as a Luxe Green Kitchenette
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These renters squeezed a super practical (and beautiful!) kitchenette into just 40 square feet
Nov 13, 2023
A $350 Bathroom Redo Brings Vintage Charm Back to a 200-Year-Old Home
It’s an 1830s Colonial-style home, but you wouldn’t know it from the bathroom’s “before.”
Nov 12, 2023
Fresh Doors Give This Kitchen’s Dated Wood Cabinets a Whole New Look
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From wood cabinets to (way chicer) wood cabinets.
Nov 11, 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 Plain Kitchen Goes from White to Wow with a Retro-Inspired Makeover
The matching seating, wallpaper, and curtains are patterned perfection.
Nov 9, 2023
A “Bootility Space” Makeover Hides a Boiler and Adds a Bench for $615
It’s utilitarian *and* pretty.
Nov 8, 2023
A Dark Living Room Goes Bright with a $5,000 MCM-Style Makeover
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The after puts the “modern” in mid-century modern.
Nov 7, 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 No-Demo Bathroom Redo Cost Just Under $300, but Looks Way Pricier
So long, stained shower.
Nov 5, 2023
This Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Fakes the Look of Painted Cabinets
The whole transformation cost just $250.
Nov 4, 2023
This Living Room Makeover Is Like Night and Day (Literally)
Before, the oatmeal-colored walls made the whole room feel dark despite its large windows.
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
Before & After: This $225 “Outdated Beige” Kitchen Makeover Is Now Bright and Airy
It was previously “an outdated beige on beige on beige mess” — until this smart update.
Nov 2, 2023
Black Paint Transforms Dated '90s Cabinets in a Daring Kitchen Redo
Black cabinets are still neutral — but seriously high-impact.
Nov 1, 2023
This “Dopamine Decor” IKEA Hack Is $100 and Super Funky
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From four-cubed KALLAX to something MoMA-worthy
Oct 31, 2023
This Laundry Room’s Luxe Green Redo Was a Complete DIY Job
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Before, the laundry room was “a forgotten room,” this DIYer says.
Oct 30, 2023
A $30 DIY Project Adds Rental-Friendly Maximalism to a Blank Kitchen
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If you're a maximalist who rents, grab a pencil (and scissors and peel-and stick)!
Oct 29, 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
This Cottagecore Bedroom Makeover Has English Countryside Vibes
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The cast iron details are dreamy.
Oct 27, 2023
An Entryway’s $25 Paint Makeover Is a Bold Maximalist Statement
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It’s black, white, and bold all over.
Oct 26, 2023
An Eclectic Living Room Makeover Has a Totally Unique Curtain Rod DIY
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“Work with the unique features of the room, and don’t be afraid to mix it up when the mood strikes,” this homeowner advises.
Oct 25, 2023
A Plain Home Office Gets a Moody Makeover That’s Peak Dark Academia
“The new space makes me want to curl up with a book and sip on some coffee,” the homeowner says.
Oct 24, 2023
This IKEA STÄLL Hack Cost $600 But Looks Way More Expensive
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“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
This Maximalist Kitchen Makeover Features a Clever $8 Cabinet Hack
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“I hope this project is a great demonstration of what can be achieved with paint and pattern,” the homeowner says.
Oct 22, 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 Cheap Secondhand Dresser Gets a Simple, Stylish Makeover for $30
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“Painting a piece always is a bit daunting,” this DIYer says, but she made it work.
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 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
A Red-Carpeted (!) Kitchen Looks Unrecognizable After a DIY Makeover
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“There were decades' worth of stains in the carpet,” the DIYer says.
Oct 17, 2023
A Tiny Gray Balcony Becomes a Go-To Cozy Spot After a $50 Makeover
The apartment owners had a little over 16 square feet to work with.
Oct 16, 2023
A “Beige on Beige Mess” Kitchen Gets a $225 Renter-Friendly Redo
The landlord actually reimbursed the renters for the new hardware they picked — it looked THAT good.
Oct 15, 2023
Dark Paint Lets a Dining Room’s Historic Details Sing in This Redo
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“I’m proud that we were brave with our color choice despite some initial apprehensions,” the homeowner says.
Oct 14, 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
I Gave My Cluttered Closet a Dramatic Cottage-Style Makeover
I even made a new light fixture using a $3 thrift store find.
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 Sad Backyard Becomes a Mid-Century Indoor-Outdoor Living Space
The “after” works for all seasons.
Oct 11, 2023
This Apartment Kitchen’s Smart Reno Makes Room for Way More Cabinetry
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The homeowners were specifically looking for something dated that they could redo, and the “before” totally fits the bill.
Oct 10, 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
A Falling-Apart Bathroom Gets a Functional Redo for a Busy Family
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The new vanity is a game-changer.
Oct 8, 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 Secondhand Cabinet Gets a Modern Edge with a $24 Pole Wrap Glow-Up
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The cabinet was a jackpot thrift store find.
Oct 6, 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
An IKEA HEMNES Gets the Look of Expensive Bone Inlay for Just $43
This once-plain shoe cabinet is now a stunning entryway statement piece.
Oct 3, 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 Plain Gray Hallway Gets “English Dollhouse” Vibes for $200
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Wallpaper rolls from Walmart and a $15 secondhand find give this hallway some vintage charm.
Oct 1, 2023
A Luxe Makeover Revitalizes a Beige, One-Sink 1980s Bathroom
The “after” is luxe on a budget.
Sep 30, 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 DIY Bench Adds 18 Feet of Hidden Storage to This Family Room
And it cost a fraction of a professional custom install.
Sep 28, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Makeover Stylishly Maximizes Its 88 Square Feet
This kitchen went from brown, white, and dated to brown, white, and totally modern.
Sep 27, 2023