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A Blank Entryway Gets a “Vibrant and Happy” DIY Makeover
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The welcoming entryway is now infused with the homeowner’s personality.
Jan 2, 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 Dated Bathroom’s Striking Makeover Was Its First in 30 Years
It had been vacant for nearly a decade before the current homeowners moved in.
Dec 27, 2023
A Pink Fireplace Isn’t Even the Boldest Part of This Living Room Redo
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This maximalist living room has maximum joy.
Dec 26, 2023
A No-Demo Kitchen Makeover Transforms This “Sterile” White SpaceProjects & Improvements
The countertop glow-up is unbelievable.
Dec 25, 2023
Smart Storage Is the Star of This 45-Square-Foot Laundry Room Makeover
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You can hang clothes from a floating shelf!
Dec 24, 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 “Basic” Dining Room Gets a Makeover with Must-See Wallpaper
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The homeowners wanted “something brave,” and the designer they worked with delivered.
Dec 22, 2023
A “Garish” Blue Living Room Gets a Soft, Dreamy Redo for $1,270
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Sometimes, simplicity is key.
Dec 21, 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
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
A “Bland” Guest Room Transforms into a Colorful, Cozy Home Library
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The after looks so luxe that the family has taken to calling it “the parlor.”
Dec 18, 2023
This $800 Bathroom Makeover Is “Dopamine Decor” at Its Best
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And the change was mostly made with paint!
Dec 17, 2023
This Bedroom-Turned-Office Has the Coolest BILLY Bookcase Hack
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The new “garage” is super cool and super reversible.
Dec 16, 2023
A Smart Makeover Creates a "Triple Duty" Living Room
The renovated space makes room for hangouts, overnight guests, and WFH days.
Dec 15, 2023
This Dramatic “Color Drenched” Bathroom Makeover Cost Just $60
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Paint might not be a power tool, but it is a *powerful* tool.
Dec 14, 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
This Stunning Kitchen Makeover Features “Vinyl-Wrapped” Cabinets
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A color change makes a big difference.
Dec 12, 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
This Living Room Redo Has Three (!!!) Designer-Level Furniture Hacks
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It went from “an uncomfortable beige box” to technicolored and oh-so clever.
Dec 10, 2023
This $2,500 Moody Home Office Makeover Proves Dark Wood Is a Must-Try
It’s the perfect complement to navy.
Dec 9, 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
A $300 One-Wall Upgrade Luxes up This “Boring” Living Room
Before, this homeowner avoided including this wall in any photographs. Now, it’s ready for its close-up!
Dec 7, 2023
This Bathroom’s Nostalgic Makeover Leans into Its Original 1950s Tile
“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
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 Dated Kitchen’s Wallet-Friendly Upgrades Tone Down the Brown
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Before, the cabinets, floors, and counters in this kitchen were “way too brown,” the homeowner says.
Dec 4, 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 $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
A Huge Built-In Somehow Makes a Shared Kids’ Room Feel Twice as Big
Fun and functional!
Dec 2, 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
A Plain Living Room Gets a “Boho Barbie” Makeover with Lots of DIYs
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And it only cost about $250!
Nov 30, 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 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
This ’80s Credenza Is Unrecognizable After a DIY Modern Makeover
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The white paint was a game-changer.
Nov 27, 2023
A Maximalist Bathroom Makeover’s Wallpaper is a Must-See
These walls didn’t get toned down — they got turned way, way up.
Nov 26, 2023
A Tired Brick Fireplace Gets New Life with a DIY Whitewash
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The new mantel is an eye-catching upgrade.
Nov 25, 2023
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