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Before and After: A $200 Redo Turns a Bare TV Zone into a Luxe-Looking Focal Point
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The space has a seamless new look that’s also clutter-free.
Jun 20, 2023
B&A: A Colorful, Beachy Bathroom Redo Features a $100 DIY Vanity
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This DIYer used some clever tricks to save money in creating her new bathroom.
Jun 19, 2023
B&A: A Neglected Spare Room Becomes a Chic Speakeasy for Just $2,000
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The new space looks like a swanky lounge at your favorite fancy hotel.
Jun 18, 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 “Bland” 1961 Bathroom Is Revived with a Luxe-Looking Makeover
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“I knew this space had the potential to pack a huge design punch,” this DIYer says.
Jun 16, 2023
B&A: An IKEA Hack Bench Is a Space and Budget Win in This Kitchen Redo
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Because the DIYers already owned the plywood and the base of the bench, the project was basically free.
Jun 15, 2023
B&A: This Bland White Laundry Room Gets a Colorful, Fun-Packed Redo
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And it has a genius DIY idea for laundry room artwork. (Yes, laundry rooms can have framed artwork, too!)
Jun 14, 2023
B&A: A DIY Faux Fireplace Made My Living Room Feel Bigger and Cozier
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The new “fireplace” gives me back almost a foot of floor space.
Jun 13, 2023
B&A: A $500 Redo Lets This 1950s Bathroom’s Original Features Shine
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The “after” keeps the pink!
Jun 11, 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
B&A: In This Dramatic Dining Room Redo, Everything Is a Wow Factor
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This dining room kept the classic black-and-white color palette, but everything else is totally new.
Jun 9, 2023
B&A: A ‘90s Powder Room Ditches the Dated Vibe and Brings in the Drama
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From agricultural to avian-chic: This bathroom redo swaps dated ‘90s wallpaper for something sophisticated for 2023.
Jun 8, 2023
B&A: A Doctor’s Office Becomes a Rental Property Filled with Secondhand Finds
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It’s a love letter to the neighborhood.
Jun 8, 2023
B&A: A Spare Room Becomes a Chic Nursery with DIYs Starting at $70
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It’s fit for an incredibly stylish baby!
Jun 7, 2023
B&A An “Eyesore” Laundry Room Gets a Luxurious Yet Practical Redo
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The stunning upgrade didn’t sacrifice a single bit of functionality — in fact, it added to it.
Jun 6, 2023
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Jun 6, 2023
B&A: A Gut Reno Helps This Plain Bathroom Recover Its 1950s Charm
There’s a surprise lying underneath the tub’s white finish.
Jun 5, 2023
B&A: IKEA BILLY Built-Ins Give a Living Room Tons of Functional Storage
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BILLY bookshelves are the secret ingredient in this living room makeover.
Jun 4, 2023
B&A: I Transformed My Bland Rental Bathroom with a Low-Cost DIY Hack
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I spent less than $100 on this redo.
Jun 4, 2023
B&A: A $6,000 Bedroom Redo Packs a Punch with a Surprising Color Combo
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“It looks like completely different people live there now!” this homeowner says.
Jun 3, 2023
Before & After: A Designer Makes a Bedroom and Bath Pretty & Practical
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With a serene color scheme, personal touches, and all the storage!
Jun 3, 2023
B&A: A "Falling-Apart" Kitchen Gets a Fresh, Light-Filled Makeover
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The new modern farmhouse-style kitchen is filled with natural wood touches.
Jun 3, 2023
B&A: A “Secret Garden” Redo Makes This Plain Living Room Feel Cozier
Wallpaper makes the biggest difference in giving this gray living room an inviting new look.
Jun 1, 2023
B&A: A Neutral 2000s Bathroom Gets a Glam, Gray-Free Glow-Up for $700
Budget-savvy DIYs ahead!
May 31, 2023
B&A: A Smart Redo Makes This 1969 A-Frame’s Kitchen Feel Much Larger
This tiny A-frame kitchen’s redo is timeless and small-space efficient.
May 30, 2023
B&A: A Simple Paint Project Changes This Living Room’s Whole Vibe
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“I had an apartment before where I just did a rectangle on the wall, and I LOVED how it looked,” this DIYer says. “Now that I have my own house, I knew I could get a bit more extra with it.”
May 29, 2023
B&A:“Despised” Red Brick Fireplace Is Revitalized with a $20 Refresh
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“From execution to completion (dry time), it only took us about 36 hours or so,” this DIYer says of this beginner-friendly project.
May 27, 2023
Before and After: A Designer Glams Up a Rental with Luxe Gold Touches
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It all started with a marigold velvet sofa!
May 27, 2023
B&A: This Checkered Console Makeover Proves the Power of Small DIYs
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Looking to make a small change to rejuvenate your space? Consider giving a piece of furniture that you walk by every day a revamp.
May 26, 2023
I Tried 3 Rental-Safe Cabinet Upgrades — And Was Surprised by My Fave
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My kitchen cabinets desperately needed a new look, so I put three reversible transformations to the test.
May 26, 2023
B&A: $800 DIY Built-ins Give Purpose to This Empty Dining Room Corner
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The cabinets may be new, but they’re designed to fit in with the architectural details of this 1926 home.
May 25, 2023
B&A: $90 IKEA MALMs Form the Foundation of This Luxe-Looking Storage
Stylish storage for the win.
May 24, 2023
B&A: A $120 Closet Redo Is a Storage-Packed Small-Space Game Changer
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The project is practical, sure, but it also brings some personality to what this DIYer calls her “cookie-cutter townhouse.”
May 23, 2023
B&A: New Cabinets and Counters Give This ’60s Kitchen Its Groove Back
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You’ve heard of mid-century modern, but have you heard of modern-meets-mid-century? This kitchen redo is inspired by the ’60s but fit and functional for the 2020s.
May 22, 2023
B&A: A Luxe $540 IKEA BILLY Redo Uses Serving Bowls in a Surprising Way
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Wooden serving bowls? As furniture feet? Groundbreaking (really!).
May 21, 2023
B&A: This Blank Apartment Entryway Is Unrecognizable After a Daring Redo
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Are entryways the new powder rooms? (Which is to say, the new secret spots to go bold and create a jewel box within your home?) This entryway redo suggests yes!
May 20, 2023
B&A: A $72 One-Wall Project Makes a Whole Living Room Feel Larger
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A low-budget IKEA product, plus a little bit of paint, were the perfect sleek solutions for an awkward spot in this house.
May 19, 2023
B&A: You Haven’t Seen an Oak Dining Table Redo Like This Before
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“I've been wanting a new table for the dining room for a while, and this was the perfect opportunity to go a bit ‘extra’ on it,” this DIYer says.
May 19, 2023
B&A: This Bedroom Redo Is Made Up of Tons of Smart DIYs Starting at $30
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“I DIYed literally almost everything in the room,” the homeowner says. “There’s not a lot you can’t DIY!”
May 17, 2023
B&A: A $200 Kitchen Project Does Open Shelving the Renter-Friendly Way
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“I always really wanted to add open shelving, but didn’t think it was possible because we were renting,” this DIYer says. Using about $200 worth of materials, she proved herself wrong.
May 15, 2023
B&A: This $500 Apartment Entryway Redo Is Maximalism for Clutter Haters
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When you live in a small space, you see every inch of it regularly. And when some of those inches are more cluttered than you’d like them to be, it can be stressful — or just monotonous. See how one renter went for a maximalist-but-streamlined change of pace.
May 14, 2023
B&A: $1,000 Later, a Dingy Attic Is Now Unrecognizably Chic and Practical
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The attic had some great features, like built-in wall storage and a big window, but it also had some bad ones — like the moldy carpet and an obtrusive column. Here’s how a DIYer made it all work.
May 12, 2023
B&A: A Beige Bedroom Gets a Zip of Color in an Unexpected Spot for Just $25
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The paint color? Red-orange. The paint location? Read to find out!
May 11, 2023
B&A: This Glam Bedroom Redo Features a One-of-a-Kind Ceiling Mural
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The before was too empty to feel like someone really lived there.
May 9, 2023
B&A: I Transformed My Sad Beige Living Room TV Wall with a Budget of $160
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The biggest-impact steps: paint and cord covers.
May 8, 2023
B&A: A ‘70s Fireplace Goes from a Living Room Eyesore to a Favorite Feature
And it’s easily reversible, too.
May 7, 2023
B&A: A Designer Takes a Bathroom from ‘90s Sad to Mid-Century Rad
It’s all in the details!
May 6, 2023
B&A: A Blah 200-Square-Foot Studio Gets a Dreamy Travel-Inspired Makeover
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This tiny studio’s bedroom and living area started out dingy, but with some fresh paint and furniture it’s totally unrecognizable.
May 5, 2023
B&A: A $200 Bathroom Redo Ditches the Dingy but Keeps the Retro ’60s Vibes
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Sometimes all a dated bathroom needs is a new paint color.
May 4, 2023
B&A: A Rustic-Themed Living Room Gets a Minimalist Redo Filled with DIYs
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The previous homeowner put tons of work into creating a rustic-style space they loved — but when the new homeowners moved in, it didn’t quite suit them. Here’s how they made it their own.
May 3, 2023
This TikToker Flipped a Free Find into a Statement Coffee Table
After all, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.
May 3, 2023
B&A: $850 Later, a Blank Living Room Is Unrecognizable — and Majorly Cozy
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A five-week project using IKEA IVARs and a discount fireplace totally transforms this blank white box.
May 2, 2023
B&A: A Beige Bathroom’s Dramatic $800 Redo Has “Swanky Lounge” Vibes
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“I didn't like that my powder room looked like my neighbor's, and my neighbor's neighbor,” this homeowner says of her builder-grade “before.”
May 1, 2023
B&A: Bold Paint and Vintage Details Revive a Dingy Brown Home Office
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“Simply painting a room a bold color can completely transform it,” the designer says.
Apr 30, 2023
B&A: A Dated Bathroom Gets a Luxe, Island-Inspired Designer Glow-Up
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It’s inspired by a Stevie Wonder song, y’all!
Apr 29, 2023
Before and After: 9 of the Most Colorful Appliance Redos Ever
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Who says appliances have to be just black, white, or gray?
Apr 29, 2023
Before and After: A Luxe $800 Redo Snaps This Bathroom Out of Its Dreary Basement Vibes
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“By using the existing materials in this space, I saved a ton of money, and let’s be honest – who wants to gut an entire bathroom?” this DIYer says. “It’s dirty and dusty and takes FOREVER. Updating a small bathroom with accent walls is a budget-friendly way to add character.”
Apr 28, 2023
B&A: A $5,000 Redo Makes This Rotted 1962 Caravan a Vibrant Retro Retreat
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When these owners purchased their caravan, it was in much worse shape than they first thought. A complete overhaul brought it back to life.
Apr 27, 2023
B&A: A Bland Kitchen’s Vibrant Redo Features One of 2023’s Hottest Colors
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The color combo makes this kitchen feel extra inviting.
Apr 26, 2023
B&A: A Clever IKEA Hack Makes This Open Entryway Much More Practical
This smart entryway redo is from YouTuber Alexandra Gater’s first book — and she gave Apartment Therapy an exclusive look at the project.
Apr 25, 2023
B&A: A $500 Redo Restores a Blue-Tiled Bathroom to Its 1950s Glory Days
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The “new” blue toilet and sink are must-sees.
Apr 24, 2023
B&A:A Tired Bedroom Wakes Up with DIY Paneling in a Surprising Shade
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There’s a smart IKEA hack in this bedroom redo, too.
Apr 22, 2023
B&A: A Plain Spare Room Transforms into a “Disco Cocoon” Media Lounge
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The new space is a grown-up secret clubhouse that goes all-out with bold design.
Apr 21, 2023
B&A: A “Dark and Dingy” 1990s Bathroom Brightens Up with a $4,000 Redo
This reno only took five days.
Apr 20, 2023
B&A: This Chic Kitchen Redo Is a Prime Example of How to Renovate in Stages
“Since this was my first place I owned, I wanted to make the entire space feel like me,” this condo dweller says.
Apr 19, 2023
B&A: A 1924 Sears Kit Living Room Gets a Respectful Redo Full of Charm
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This home was part of a Sears catalog kit, and many of its original features can be seen in the living room today.
Apr 18, 2023
B&A: A Daring Paint Job and Fresh Tile Revive This Tiny, Tired Kitchen
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The new kitchen feels a lot more inviting.
Apr 17, 2023
B&A: A 1930s Kitchen Gets an Easy “In-the-Meantime” Refresh for $200
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“The budget for this kitchen refresh was really to spend as little as possible,” this DIYer says.
Apr 16, 2023
Before and After: An Underused Dining Room Becomes a Designer’s Chic Home Office
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Featuring an IKEA sofa, Urban Outfitters furniture, and plenty of stunning vintage pieces.
Apr 16, 2023
B&A: This $630 Bathroom Redo Has the Coolest Trim We’ve Ever Seen
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“It was as boring as a room could possibly be,” this homeowner says of the “before.” The “after” is the complete opposite.
Apr 14, 2023
B&A: A Money-Saving Paint Mural Adds Color and Whimsy to a Kid’s Room
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“This makeover made me realize I’m way more into paint than power tools,” this DIYer says.
Apr 13, 2023
Before and After: A 1980s Living Room’s Redo Makes Dated Mirror Walls Look Fresh
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See how a blah beige living room gets a glam glow-up that’s both trendy and timeless.
Apr 12, 2023