5 Golden Rules for a Flawless IKEA BILLY Bookcase Hack
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If you want pro-looking results, you need to follow these steps.
I’m Calling It: This Is Going to Be the Hottest DIY Material of 2024
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You’ll want to use it everywhere.
Jan 6, 2024
The Under-$10 Buy That Can Make Everything in Your Home Look Luxe
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It’s beginner-friendly, too.
Dec 21, 2023
9 Brilliant IKEA Malm Bed HacksProjects & Improvements
Transform this IKEA staple.
Dec 20, 2023
The 15 Best IKEA Hacks We Saw This Year, Starting at Under $50
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These hacks hit almost every room.
Dec 12, 2023
13 IKEA Hacks to Style up the EKET Cabinet SeriesProjects & Improvements
These smart hacks add plenty of punch to nearly any room of the house.
Dec 12, 2023
The 8 Worst Mistakes You’re Making When Shopping Thrifted Furniture
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Pro furniture flippers say these pitfalls will cost you time and money.
Dec 4, 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 $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
Don’t Take Free Furniture from the Curb Without Doing This First
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Bring home the furniture, not the bed bugs.
Nov 21, 2023
This Smart DIY Is the Perfect Space-Saving Project for Small Bedrooms
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Add some warmth to your space without sacrificing any square footage.
Nov 15, 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
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 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
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
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
19 Easy IKEA Desk Hacks that’ll Boost Your ProductivityProjects & Improvements
No one works best in a boring, uninspiring space. But it’s a myth that a beautiful workspace takes a wad of cash. In fact, a simple trip to IKEA (along with our list of amazing IKEA desk hacks) can equip you with everything you need to create an incredible office that’s both comfortable and practical.
Oct 11, 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
The Very First Thing You Should Do After Thrifting Vintage Decor
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Don’t skip this step.
Oct 6, 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
16 Fab IKEA Hacks to Make Your HEMNES Dresser Look Like a Designer FindProjects & Improvements
No one will ever know you only paid $300 for it.
Oct 2, 2023
How to Style Your Thanksgiving TableProjects & Improvements
Put those leftover pumpkins to good use!
Sep 28, 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
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
8 Must-Have Tools for Flipping Used Furniture, According to a Pro
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If you want to try your hand at making over curbside finds or thrift store hidden gems, you need these tools.
Sep 19, 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
B&A: I Turned a Boring Bookcase into Fun and Quirky Kitchen StorageProjects & Improvements
It’s a practical statement piece now.
Aug 24, 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 Dated Filing Cabinet Rescued Off the Curb Gets a Fresh New Look
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The whole project cost just $100.
Aug 9, 2023
7 Tips for Flipping Outdoor Furniture and Making Your New Look Last
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If you’re going to put the time into a redo, make sure you do it right.
Aug 4, 2023
You Won't Even Recognize IKEA in These 10 High-End HacksProjects & Improvements
A little elbow grease can transform bargain staples into something totally luxe-looking.
Aug 1, 2023
The Right Way to Paint IKEA Furniture
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Make all your IKEA hacks and upgrades really count by painting them the right way.
Jul 30, 2023
For Your Next Furniture Redo, Skip Hardware and Try This Instead
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It’s whimsical and budget-friendly, too!
Jul 27, 2023
This IKEA Hack Turns a Modern HEMNES Dresser into a Vintage Heirloom
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The DIYer behind this design was a total novice when she completed the project, and she has some smart insights to share.
Jul 24, 2023
B&A: This IKEA KALLAX Wine Rack Hack Came Together in 30 Minutes
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If you’re a DIY novice looking for an easy IKEA hack to start out with, this KALLAX upgrade is your friend.
Jul 19, 2023
Before and After: A Plain Gray IKEA HEMNES Dresser Goes Boho Chic for Just $120Projects & Improvements
This redo brings a whole new vibe to this gray dresser.
Jul 14, 2023
I Tested All the Bed Risers — And These Are the 5 I Love for Stylish Extra Storage
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Take your bedroom’s organizational efforts to new heights with these best-in-class bed risers.
Jul 12, 2023
A TikToker Went Viral for a LEGO Coffee Table — Here’s How She Did It
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LEGO fans, you’re going to want to recreate this fun look!
Jun 19, 2023
This Vintage-Style Wardrobe Is Actually an IKEA Hack in Disguise
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The secret sauce? Molding.
Jun 13, 2023
6 Brilliant IKEA Hacks to Make the Most of Your Tiny Bedroom
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Make every square inch count with these six easy-to-follow IKEA hacks.
Jun 8, 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
If You Only Buy One Coffee Table Book for Your Home This Summer, This Is ItProjects & Improvements
It has equal parts eye candy and practical design advice.
May 25, 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: 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
IKEA’s BILLY Bookcase Is Changing — Here’s What It Means for Your Hacks
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Will IKEA’s change to its iconic BILLY bookcase make IKEA hacks harder? Here’s what DIYers think.
May 18, 2023
This Two-Second Tweak Instantly Made My Nightstand Vignette Look More Stylish
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And I didn't have to buy anything else to make it happen.
May 9, 2023
This TikToker Flipped a Free Find into a Statement Coffee TableProjects & Improvements
After all, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.
May 3, 2023
Marimekko and West Elm’s New Collab Has an Ultra-Chic Bean Bag Chair
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Plus, more stylish outdoor seating and must-see vintage prints.
May 1, 2023
Interior Define’s Latest Product Launch Puts Us to Sleep (In a Good Way)Projects & Improvements
Here’s some news from the folks at Interior Define: the Chicago based retailer known for their highly customizable sofas are now moving into a new room in the house—the bedroom. The company recently launched their first three styles of customizable beds. The platform (no need for a boxspring!) beds, which debuted in mid May, include the wraparound, shelter style Oliver, the transitional Harper, and the minimal, modern Gray.
Apr 27, 2023
10 IKEA Hacks Under $100 to Get Your Outdoor Space Ready for SummerProjects & Improvements
Read on to get inspo for your next outdoor project, and then grab an Allen wrench and roll up your sleeves to hack your way to a cozy and beautiful outdoor space.
Apr 23, 2023
3 Pro-Approved Tools You Need If You Hate Assembling IKEA Furniture
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Look beyond the Allen wrench.
Apr 18, 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: Custom Wall-Mount Shelves Turn a Reading Corner into a Bookworm’s Fantasy
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“I love having my books all together on the wall; it really feels like a feature in the room instead of an afterthought,” this DIYer says. This one’s for the bookworms out there!
Apr 4, 2023
Nate Berkus Shares How He Makes a Bed Look Magazine-Worthy
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“It’s not that hard to do,” he says.
Apr 4, 2023
B&A: This Bedroom Redo Ditches the Headboard for a Dramatic Botanical Mural
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"In my opinion, there is no right or wrong way to style your space," this homeowner says. "As long as it brings you joy, it's functional, and it showcases your personality, then it's perfect! Your home is an outward expression of your vibe!"
Apr 2, 2023
B&A: A Massive 1970s Hutch Gets an Airy Upgrade Courtesy of a Clever IKEA HackProjects & Improvements
A mid-century piece became a modern and functional "flo-denza."
Mar 26, 2023
7 Smart IKEA Hacks to Make Your Entryway More Welcoming and Functional
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Give this high-traffic spot an upgrade.
Mar 26, 2023