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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 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
IKEA Shelves Turn This Living Room into a “Mini Museum”
This once-blank space is now a collector’s dream.
Nov 19, 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
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
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
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
Joanna Gaines’ Dining Room Makeover Was Inspired by This 1930s CabinetProjects & Improvements
Sometimes working with what you already have can be the secret to designing a gorgeous room.
Jul 10, 2023
B&A: A Breakfast Nook Redo So Chic You Won’t Believe It’s an IKEA Hack
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A cheery blue paint color and statement-making wallpaper came in clutch.
Jul 4, 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: 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: 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: $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: 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: 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 Bare Dining Room Gets a Big Jolt of Energy with a Little Paint Project
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Vintage furniture and a fresh light fixture help, too.
Apr 10, 2023
B&A: An 1982 Trailer Looks Unrecognizable After a $500 — Yes, Really! — Refresh
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Nope, we didn’t drop a zero on that total cost. Budget-friendly DIYs were the key to this dramatic transformation.
Apr 9, 2023
B&A: A Custom Banquette Makes This Tiny Dining Nook Breakfast-Ready
A family has a place to gather for $300.
Mar 22, 2023
B&A: I Gave My Dated Galley Kitchen a Modern, Functional Overhaul for $8,000
DIYing as much as possible helped keep costs low, and allowed for splurges on bigger ticket items like appliances.
Mar 8, 2023
B&A: A $200 Paint Project Brings Instant Cheer to a Bland White Dining Area
This accent wall is pure sunshine.
Feb 12, 2023
B&A: 3 Budget-Friendly Projects Give This Gray Kitchen Some Much-Needed Pep
Wait until you see the fridge.
Feb 8, 2023
B&A: Boring Cabinets Become a Luxurious Coffee Station in a $2,000 DIY Redo
This dining room bar feature goes from too-small to totally grand.
Jan 21, 2023
B&A: A Few Smart DIYs Go a Long Way in Brightening up This Dreary 1990s RVProjects & Improvements
The space is bright and welcoming now — a far cry from the blah brown of before.
Dec 24, 2022
B&A: An Unexpected Paint Color Brings This Drab All-Beige Dining Room to LifeProjects & Improvements
The new look is perfect for the home's Palm Springs location.
Dec 22, 2022
B&A: An $800 DIY Wood Project Gives This Just-OK Dining Room a Gorgeous New Look
These homeowners took a value pack of MDF baseboards and made magic on their dining room walls.
Dec 14, 2022
B&A: A Falling Apart 1960s Avion Trailer Gets a Groovy Retro-Inspired Redo
This pro restorer used historic photos to help revive his 1960s aluminum trailer.
Dec 9, 2022
B&A: A $750 IKEA Hack Turns a Dining Space's Extra Doorway into Usable Storage
This couple used BILLY bookcases to cover an awkward door and add much-needed storage to their historic condo.
Nov 23, 2022
Before and After: A Blank Slate Dining Room Gets a Bold Color MakeoverProjects & Improvements
And the most epic record storage shelving unit fit for two chefs and music lovers.
Nov 23, 2022
12 of the Best Dining Room Redos We Saw in 2022
There's a little something for every style here.
Nov 14, 2022
B&A: A $15 IKEA Find Is the Secret Ingredient to this $170 Glam Dining Room Redo
This IKEA hack didn't require any power tools.
Nov 5, 2022
B&A: A 1922 Dining Room Becomes a Cozy Gathering Space for a 2022 Family
Goodbye, "very thick layers on layers of wallpaper." Hello, moody, family-friendly, vintage-inspired space!
Oct 26, 2022
Before and After: See an Outdated Dining Room with a ‘Yellow Hue’ Get a Plant-Infused RefreshProjects & Improvements
During Meredith Svoboda's final walk-through of her Nashville home, she photographed the dining room, "dreaming of the life I could bring to this room," she writes.
Oct 12, 2022
B&A: A $50 Whole-Room Mural Rescues a Bland Brown Spare Room from the '90s
Painting a large-scale indoor mural doesn't have to be so daunting. After all, it's only paint!
Oct 9, 2022
B&A: A "Dark, Small Cave" Kitchen Keeps Its Footprint But Gets a More Open Look
Some snazzy wallpaper and new paint do a lot to make this kitchen feel bigger and more inviting.
Sep 5, 2022
B&A: A Pink-Carpeted Basement Becomes a Gorgeous Storage-Packed Dining SpaceProjects & Improvements
This complete basement overhaul was a three-year labor of love.
Jul 24, 2022
B&A: A White-Walled Dining Room Goes Seriously Bold with Paint and WallpaperProjects & Improvements
Strategic wallpaper placement helped up the drama in this sophisticated dining room redo.
Jul 16, 2022
B&A: A Dark, Dull Dining Room Gets a Room-Brightening Redo with a Pop of ColorProjects & Improvements
"My three goals were to make the room fancy, fun and functional and I believe that I achieved all three," this DIYer says — the perfect trio for a formal-meets-family-friendly dining room.
Jul 13, 2022
B&A: Smart DIYs Gave This "Cold" Dining Room a Welcoming (& Functional) New Life
The multiple projects involved in this room redo help give it tons of character.
Jul 6, 2022
B&A: A $500 Dining Room Redo Inspired by Vintage Dishes and a Museum PaintingProjects & Improvements
"I got some raised eyebrows when I told people I was painting the dining room pink and painting a mural on the wall," DIYer Natalie Metzger says. But her advice when it comes to paint is to "just go for it."
Jun 11, 2022
B&A: A 1950s Dining Room Gets a Modern Refresh with a Trendy 2022 DIYProjects & Improvements
The new dining room mixes old and new to create the perfect balance.
Jun 2, 2022
B&A: A 1977 Camper Gets a Fresh Redo Inside and Out for About $8,500Projects & Improvements
This DIYer was inspired by fond memories of the passed-down camper from when she was a child.
May 3, 2022
Before and After: New (& Old) Furniture Transforms a 1918 Farmhouse Living RoomProjects & Improvements
The vintage touches make this living room feel timeless.
Apr 28, 2022
B&A: A Yellow Meditation Space Becomes a Dramatic, MCM-Inspired Dining RoomProjects & Improvements
It all changed with a coat of black paint.
Apr 20, 2022
B&A: A Stylish But Unused Dining Room Gets a New Life as a DIY Exercise SpaceProjects & Improvements
"I am a big advocate for using your home however suits you best," says this intrepid DIYer.
Mar 28, 2022
B&A: A Basic Bar Cart Makes Way for a Luxe Feature Wall for About $500Projects & Improvements
The new bar setup is made from IKEA IVARs.
Mar 15, 2022
B&A: A $350 Dining Room Redo Features a Smart IKEA Hack and Other Custom DIYsProjects & Improvements
This DIYer's advice for renovating on a budget? "Get thrifty." She used secondhand finds and DIYs to get an expensive-looking dining room for less.
Mar 10, 2022
B&A: $1,500 Takes an "Empty and Cold" Dining Room to Warm and Layered PerfectionProjects & Improvements
This homeowner's DIY skills take her dining area from builder-grade to breathtaking.
Feb 8, 2022
B&A: A Blank Dining Room Gets a Warm $550 Redo Featuring 2022's Trendiest ColorProjects & Improvements
A few DIYs and some smart shopping turned this blank slate dining room into an inviting hangout.
Jan 22, 2022
Before & After: This Drab 2001 Dining Room Is Transformed by $550 DIY Built-InsProjects & Improvements
The project made the room more practical for the family who lives here, too.
Dec 20, 2021
B&A: An Imaginative Redo Makes a Bland Dining Room Feel Way More WelcomingProjects & Improvements
The designer-homeowner used a pop of color in an unexpected place.
Dec 11, 2021
B&A: A "Beige, Brown, and Boring" Dining Room Gets a Cheery Upgrade for $5,000Projects & Improvements
This dining room is full of custom DIY details that are totally copy-able.
Nov 29, 2021
B&A: A 1967 Ranch's Kitchen & Dining Room Get a Loving Mid-Century RedoProjects & Improvements
The reno makes everything look bigger and brighter, but still has mid-century charm fitting of a mid-century house.
Nov 17, 2021
B&A: Innovative Paint Projects Totally Transform a Blah Kitchen for Just $165
This paint-filled makeover has one of the coolest fridge transformations ever.
Nov 1, 2021
B&A: A Moldy, Rotting Vintage Camper Gets a Stylish Second Life for $4,000Projects & Improvements
After years of neglect, one couple gave this 1958 trailer the TLC it needed.
Oct 25, 2021
Before & After: A Dim 1990s Dining Room Gets an Unrecognizable Open Concept RedoProjects & Improvements
This airy, spacious redo will win over even open concept skeptics.
Oct 6, 2021
B&A: A $250 Project Adds Character and Elegance to a Plain Dining Room
This renter wanted to add some detail to her dining area, but there wasn't enough space for a buffet or other table, and, as a renter, she couldn't find any removable wallpaper she loved.
Oct 4, 2021
Before & After: A Dated Kitchen Becomes Unrecognizable After a Glam $19,000 RedoProjects & Improvements
Sixteen weeks of hard work turn a cramped kitchen with a strange layout into a sleek cooking and dining area full of modern touches.
Sep 7, 2021
Before & After: A Sophisticated Revamp Turns Dining Room Into an Artsy OasisProjects & Improvements
A narrow and very beige dining area becomes a bright, light-filled space the whole family flocks to.
Sep 5, 2021