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I Gave My Cluttered Closet a Dramatic Cottage-Style Makeover
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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
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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
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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
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“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
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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
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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
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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
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And it cost a fraction of a professional custom install.
Sep 28, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Makeover Stylishly Maximizes Its 88 Square Feet
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This kitchen went from brown, white, and dated to brown, white, and totally modern.
Sep 27, 2023
Decluttering and De-Paneling Rescue This ’80s Cabin Living Room
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“With dark walls and so much clutter, it was hard to enjoy the real hero: the view,” this homeowner says of the space before.
Sep 26, 2023
These 10 Backyard Transformations Will Give You Total Heart-Eyes
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Whether your own outdoor space is a blank canvas or an overgrown jungle, we have plenty of inspiration here to jumpstart your makeover dreaming.
Sep 25, 2023
An IKEA Hack & DIY Tub Paneling Transform a New-Build Bathroom
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The tile from before looks totally refreshed, and the DIYer only spent about $53 to make it all happen.
Sep 25, 2023
3 Big Changes Make an All-White Living Room Color-Drenched and Cozy
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“We spend way more time in here now than we did the first two years of living in the house,” says the homeowner.
Sep 24, 2023
An Easy IKEA Hack Brings Statement Shelving to This Bare Wall
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Only a few steps were needed to give these IKEA shelves the look of custom built-ins.
Sep 23, 2023
A Charcoal-Colored Cottage Gets an Adorable Pink and White Redo
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Could this be Barbie’s dream cottage? Probably.
Sep 22, 2023
These Boring Bi-Fold Closet Doors Got a Custom, Luxe Makeover
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Yes, they’re the same doors!
Sep 21, 2023
A Dated ‘90s Kitchen Gets a Low-Cost Redo with “Parisian Cafe Vibes”
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The “after” feels fresh and lively.
Sep 20, 2023
Surprise! This Chic Playroom’s New $560 Storage Is Actually IKEA
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The stylish storage isn’t the only improvement in this one-time dining room.
Sep 19, 2023
A Blank Hallway’s Bold “Afro-Eclectic” Redo Has Must-See Ceiling Drama
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While wallpaper didn’t work out in one spot, it totally paid off in another.
Sep 18, 2023
A Renter-Friendly Spare Room Refresh Brightens the Space
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“You don't always have to renovate a space to make it look pretty,” this homeowner says.
Sep 17, 2023
A Loft Kitchen’s Refresh Adds Storage — And a Warmer Style
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The after is industrial, but not too industrial.
Sep 16, 2023
This Bathroom’s Luxurious Redo Has a Hidden IKEA Hack
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This bathroom redo is peak “quiet luxury.”
Sep 15, 2023
This “Wonky” Backyard Gets a Redo That’s All About Hardscaping
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The “after” feels like a Mediterranean oasis.
Sep 14, 2023
An Unused Basement Becomes a Relaxing 1970s-Style Hangout for $3,000
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Now, it’s a groovy space for hosting friends.
Sep 13, 2023
A White Kitchen’s Colorful Redo Has a Must-See Bold Backsplash
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“I wanted something with personality — something brave and welcoming,” the homeowner says.
Sep 12, 2023
I Turned an Old Filing Cabinet into the Modern Planter of My Dreams
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This DIY was totally beginner-friendly.
Sep 12, 2023
A Small Bedroom Redo Uses Kitchen Cabinetry — and It Totally Works!
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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
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“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
This $800 Laundry Room Redo Features a Hidden IKEA Hack
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This hardworking space now has a home for everything.
Sep 9, 2023
A Beige ’90s Bathroom Pops After a Pink-Tiled Makeover
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The after is a big “wow” moment.
Sep 8, 2023
A Neglected Living Room Gets a Cottagecore Redo for About $1,000
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Smart design choices and budget-savvy shopping gave this blank space a charming new look that totally fits the home’s 1941 roots.
Sep 7, 2023
Before & After: This Under-$200 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Brings the Drama
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All it took was a can of paint and some elevated hardware.
Sep 7, 2023
“A Mundane Gray Box” Bedroom Gets a Beautiful Blue Redo for $950
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The after is “the embodiment of maximalist design,” this homeowner says.
Sep 6, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Big Reno Is “a Story of Splurges and Saves”
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The footprint stayed the same, but the “after” looks so luxe.
Sep 5, 2023
B&A: Bespoke Wall Treatments Give This Living Room a “Vintage Feel”
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It feels both new and old.
Sep 4, 2023
B&A: 9 of the Most Gorgeous Wallpapered Bathroom Redos Ever
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Wallpaper-shy? Let these incredible bathroom transformations win you over.
Sep 4, 2023
Before & After: These Glam Peel-and-Stick Floor Tiles Refreshed a Bland Kitchen
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Plus, a can’t-miss step if you want your tiles to last.
Sep 4, 2023
The Tile Is the Star of This 1970s Bathroom Renovation
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Bye, beige carpet! Hello, geometric floor tile.
Sep 3, 2023
B&A: Upcycles and DIYs Transformed a 1910 Living Room for Just $1,060
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One highlight: a hand-painted floral pattern on the walls.
Sep 2, 2023
B&A: A Bathroom’s Builder-Grade Tile Gets a Maximalist Glow-Up
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Tile paint for the win!
Sep 1, 2023
Before & After: This Dark Kitchen Got a Happy, Cost-Efficient “Facelift”
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It took these homeowners nine months to decide on the wallpaper — and the final result was definitely worth the wait.
Sep 1, 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 Post-College Apartment's $1200 Redo Is Renter-Friendly Chic
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Turns out, tuning your living room into a cozy oasis doesn't require any paint.
Aug 30, 2023
B&A: An “Everything Was Brown” Bathroom Is Now a “Little Jewelry Box”
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This DIYer has great advice for budgeting for a reno.
Aug 29, 2023
This $115 Ingenious Hack Creates Stunning Faux Stained Glass
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It’s an ombre work of art!
Aug 29, 2023
B&A: 4 Low-Lift Swaps Make This Entryway Feel More Open and Timeless
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The goal was to accentuate the positives while adding seating and replacing the flooring and lighting.
Aug 28, 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: A Closed-Off Kitchen’s 1952 Layout Gets a Stunning Open-Plan Redo
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The fresh color palette is inspired by nature.
Aug 26, 2023
B&A: A “Cold-Looking” Hallway’s Colorful Glow-Up Only Cost $100
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This one-wall redo will have you ready to whip out your roller and paint brush.
Aug 25, 2023
B&A: An 80-Square-Foot Bedroom Redo Has 3 Tricks for Maximizing Space
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“Don't be put off if a room feels small,” this apartment owner says.
Aug 24, 2023
B&A: I Turned a Boring Bookcase into Fun and Quirky Kitchen Storage
It’s a practical statement piece now.
Aug 24, 2023
B&A: A $6,400 Kitchen Redo Is Almost Entirely from Facebook Marketplace
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“Facebook was 100% instrumental in this project,” this DIYer says of her ultra-budget-savvy project.
Aug 23, 2023
B&A: Brick and Stone from 1793 Look New Again in This Living Room Redo
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This historic living room redo shows off the room’s best features.
Aug 22, 2023
B&A: A Budget Office Redo Follows a Golden Rule for Brightening a Room
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Before, this homeowner never wanted to work in this office. Now, it’s one of her favorite places to start the day.
Aug 21, 2023
B&A: Easy Swaps Give This Hallway a Color-Filled Energy Boost
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The “after” features an unexpected trio of colors that work together swimmingly.
Aug 20, 2023
B&A: A $1,500 Redo Rescues a VERY 1979 Bathroom with a Rotting Vanity
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“You don’t have to spend a fortune to make an impact,” this DIYer says.
Aug 19, 2023
B&A: A “Crusty” Storage Area Becomes a Luxe Drop Spot for $100
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This drop spot is better suited to the homeowner’s needs — and looks way more beautiful, too.
Aug 18, 2023
B&A: Dramatic Wallpaper Dazzles Up a Builder-Grade Breakfast Nook
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The “after” adds color and drama but still feels bright and cheery.
Aug 17, 2023
B&A: A Wheelchair User’s Bathroom Gets a Dreamy and Functional Redo
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The new shower is ahh-inspiring.
Aug 16, 2023
B&A: A Beat-Up Brown Dresser Becomes a Chic Green Beauty for $40
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Paint and trim completely revitalized this free Facebook Marketplace score.
Aug 15, 2023
B&A: A $1,400 Galley Kitchen Redo Proves the Power of Paint Projects
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Consider this one way to interpret expensive wallpaper. The after is unrecognizable.
Aug 14, 2023
B&A: How a Renter Brightened Bland Kitchen Cabinets (Without Paint) for $35
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Update your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune — or losing your security deposit.
Aug 14, 2023
Before and After: My Family’s 70-Square-Foot Bathroom Now Fits a Shower AND Tub
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One of the best decisions I made in this reno was thinking about how my growing kiddos will use the space for the long haul.
Aug 13, 2023
B&A: This Rental Kitchen Redo Features Clever DIYs for Tiny Spaces
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This renter made big use of her small square footage.
Aug 12, 2023
B&A: A Lifeless Living Room Gets a DIY Fireplace Focal Point
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Plus color and pattern galore!
Aug 11, 2023