9 Stylish IKEA Hacks Your Cat Will Love
As a proud parent of a cat, a pup, and a lot of plants, I’m a firm believer that family also includes our adorable pets. And family members deserve beautiful and functional surroundings.You might have already upgraded your own spaces with IKEA hacks for your bathroom, tiny kitchen, and closets, but if you haven’t given your cats their own IKEA hacks then it’s time to change that. After all, your cats can appreciate a good IKEA hack just as much as the next human.
Nov 18, 2020
Before and After: A $25 Damaged Dresser Gets a Redo with Million-Dollar Style
Some painstaking DIY transformed it from junk to jewel.
Nov 17, 2020
This Book of IKEA Hacks Is Meant to Make Life With Dementia Easier
The goal is to help caregivers create a safe, secure, and useful space for their loved ones with dementia.
Nov 16, 2020
Kristen Bell’s Boho Pet Beds Are Disguised as Stylish Baskets
If you treat your pets like they are royalty, then you know just how important the hunt for the perfect pet bed is.
Nov 11, 2020
Before and After: These $75 Kitchen Cabinets Get an Unexpected New Life
It's worth it to think outside the (cabinet) box.
Nov 11, 2020
This Is the Frequently Sold-Out Weighted Blanket I’m Obsessed With
And it's now available with free shipping at Nordstrom!
Nov 9, 2020
An Oversized Inflatable Sleigh Is This Winter’s Unexpected Must-Have
Funboy, a brand that sells highly Instagrammable pool floats, has released a winter collection featuring an oversized inflatable sleigh that definitely deserves a spot on your holiday wish list.
Nov 8, 2020
Shay Mitchell Shared 3 Dreamy Ways to Style a Coffee Table
From minimal to eclectic to statement.
Nov 1, 2020
Before and After: A Trashed Vintage Desk Becomes a Restored Treasure
This gorgeous update is a makeunder done right.
Oct 28, 2020
6 Secrets to Finding Vintage Treasures Online, According to Furniture Flippers
You don't have to risk a trip to the flea market to find great deals.
Oct 19, 2020
Before and After: A Banged-Up Mid-Century Buffet Gets a Smart Update
This piece was destined for the dump before a savvy DIYer got her hands on it.
Oct 17, 2020
Melissa Rivers’ Santa Monica Villa Holds the Canopy Bed of Our Dreams
It's a large and cozy staple fit for a fairy tale.
Oct 16, 2020
Before and After: This Awkward Space Gets the Glow-Up It Deserves
Think: finally getting your braces off the summer before 9th grade... but BETTER.
Oct 15, 2020
This Genius IKEA Hack Turns a TV Stand into Pretty and Practical Pantry Storage
This high-end look features some smart time-saving tricks.
Oct 13, 2020
The Gold Hoop Chair in “Black is King” Hangs in Beyoncé’s Home
The chair that Beyoncé and Blue Ivy dangle from is by designer Lee Broom.
Oct 10, 2020
Before and After: This Smart Furniture Upcycle Turned 1 Piece into 3—for Less Than £50
This project will inspire you to look at your old furniture in a different light.
Sep 27, 2020
8 Clever IKEA Hacks to Make the Most of Your Tiny Bathroom
With some smart thinking, you can pack a ton of storage and functionality into your small bathroom.
Sep 24, 2020
Before and After: A Cheery $1300 Exterior Redo Brings Tons More Curb Appeal
With all the time spent inside your home—eating, sleeping, etc.—it can be easy to forget about the impact that the outside of your home has.
Sep 6, 2020
The 7 Best IKEA Hacks We've Seen So Far This Year
Anticipating the arrival of the 2021 IKEA catalog? Same here. To tide you over, here are the seven best IKEA hacks we've seen so far this year.
Sep 2, 2020
Before and After: $52 Turns a Curbside Find into an Organized Entry Drop Spot
This dresser's dramatic glow-up will inspire you to go curb shopping.
Aug 27, 2020
Before and After: See This $6 Mirror Transform into a Designer Lookalike
The after looks like it was ripped from the pages of your favorite boho decor catalog.
Aug 21, 2020
Before and After: A $75 Make-Under Brings Out the Best in This Mid-Century Hutch
Bold is beautiful, but so is something a little more subdued.
Aug 20, 2020
Before and After: A Stylish and Organized Office Created in Two Days for £26
Your work space should be inspiring, but that doesn't mean it has to be expensive.
Aug 16, 2020
Before and After: I Turned My Great-Grandmother's Hutch into a Modern Heirloom
Family hand-me-downs don't have to be stuck in the past.
Aug 15, 2020
Before and After: A Sophisticated Custom-Look Sideboard for Less Than £60
Here's proof that furniture can look like a million bucks without costing it.
Aug 14, 2020
Before and After: A $75 Makeover Takes This Staircase from Sad to Show-Stopping
"The cost was so little for the overall impact on our home," the homeowner says.
Aug 4, 2020
This IKEA Hack Turns a Plain TARVA Dresser into a Vintage-Looking Heirloom
It's hard to tell after this redo that this piece is brand new, and not a family heirloom.
Aug 2, 2020
Before and After: A $0 Project Gives Plain Kitchen Chairs a New Shine
This is a smart way to update chairs you've gotten tired of.
Jul 29, 2020
Before and After: In Just a Few Days, This "Unusable" Space Became Cozy Central
It's so much more inviting now.
Jul 28, 2020
Before and After: A $75 Vintage Sofa Redo Takes Advantage of Surprise Materials
This DIYer's first reupholstery project produced super charming results.
Jul 26, 2020
How To Decorate Everything: Our Best Home Styling Advice Of The Year
While a coffee table is by nature low—the right height to set your drink (and perhaps your feet) without blocking the television—an attractive coffee table display will have subtly varying heights (as well as properly organized zones for decor and useful items like remotes and coasters). → Make It Beautiful: How To Style the Perfect Coffee Table The key to handling disparate, not-particularly-attractive elements is corral, corral, corral.
Jul 17, 2020
Design Master Class: How to Style Your Home Like a Pro
“Stuff”—we all have it. Some of us are just better at displaying ours than others. To level the playing field a bit we reached out to a bunch of decorating professionals for styling tips because you deserve to have a home that feels just right. Today, we’re talking shelfies, vignettes and coffee table tableaus; they can be tricky to nail down, but since these little decor “moments” really can set the mood in your home, the effort is worth it.
Jul 17, 2020
Record Scratch: Crosley Debuts a Star Wars-Themed Turntable
Star Wars fans, if you’re still shook from The Last Jedi trailer that dropped on Friday, allow me to continue to make your week. Crosley Radio, makers of the candy colored record players that pop up in many a styled living space on this here site, have debuted their newest design: A Star Wars emblazoned turntable, in honor of the franchise’s 40th anniversary.
Jul 17, 2020
5 Ways to Instantly Modernize an Old & Dated Apartment
Your apartment. It’s not quite a dream home. The floors are terrible and the kitchen is in need of an overhaul. Your rental might not be Mr. Right, but it is Mr. Right Now. If the place you call home feels a little dated, here are some easy ways to modernize your apartment.
Jul 17, 2020
Emily Henderson’s Flea Market Finds Are On Chairish Right Now
If you’re a fervent follower of Emily Henderson on social media like we are, you probably already know she was just in Round Top, Texas for the town’s massive flea market. The designer and blogger was in the Lone Star State snagging items for herself, for clients, and also for vintage resale site Chairish, where you can take your pick of specially chosen pieces from the show, starting today.
Jul 17, 2020
DwellStudio’s New Collection at Staples Is Here to Pretty Up Your Desk
If there’s one thing that makes work more fun, it’s new office supplies. We normally save our pen and notebook binges for September (back to school vibes forever), but we might have to make an exception for DwellStudio’s new collection that’s launching this month at Staples.
Jul 17, 2020
Bring the Outdoors in With These Stylish Wood Slice Tables
These wooden tables are the perfect natural refresh for your home design.
Jul 17, 2020
Watch How This Simple Change Makes a Dramatic Cabinet Difference
They may be some of the smallest details in a kitchen, but a change (or addition) of cabinet hardware can totally update a room’s entire look. Available in a disorienting array of finishes, shapes, sizes and materials, the sky’s the limit when it comes to choosing what to adorn your cabinet doors and drawers with. But perhaps you’re not entirely convinced that a few knobs can make a big visual difference in a kitchen? Check out the Photoshopped images below.
Jul 17, 2020
5 Hammock Hybrids for Extreme Relaxation
On their own, hammocks are pretty great. But some enterprising designers have taken the simple swing and merged it with other products to really up the relaxation factor. Check out five hammock hybrids that actually exist: Named after a flying squirrel, the Sunda (above) is a hammock/tent hybrid that lets you camp in the trees. On the ground, it’s a 2+ person tent. It’s also a hammock shelter (great for rocky terrain), or a regular hammock (the mesh hangs underneath).
Jul 16, 2020
DIY Gift Idea: 10 Tablet Case Projects for Every Skill Level
Whether you need to whip up a tablet case for either a 7″ or 10″ tablet for yourself or to gift a friend, we’ve got you covered this week with a several do it yourself projects, ranging from beginner to DIY pro. There’s surely at least one in here that will rock your recipient’s socks off… For each of the projects listed, we’ve included an estimated skill level needed to complete the project.
Jul 16, 2020
Review: Zenhaven Natural Latex Mattress
Bed: Zenhaven Natural Latex Mattress Manufacturer: Zenhaven by Saatva Retail Price: From $1,299 My Year In Bed (YIB) rolled on this past August as I was absolutely unable to sleep while staying at my mother’s house for a week with my daughter. In fact, the twin beds we were both sleeping on were so old and so uncomfortable (you can see the old 70’s Sacrolign mattresses below) that I called my friends at Saatva, who had been wanting me to test their new all-natural latex mattress.
Jul 15, 2020
Review: Loom & Leaf Memory Foam Bed
Bed: Loom & Leaf Memory Foam Bed Manufacturer: Saatva Retail Price: $999 My Year In Bed (YIB) just keeps going as I keep getting requests to try more mattresses. This one is also from a new company, Saatva, who has just launched a new brand, Loom & Leaf, a line of memory foam mattresses to pair with their traditional spring models. While not a big fan of memory foam in general, I found this bed very comfortable and not at all the “sink into it and get stuck” type of foam bed.
Jul 15, 2020
Before and After: A Tiny Blah Beige Studio Goes Tropic-Glam for $1500
This redo leaves no surface untouched.
Jul 13, 2020
Before and After: These Dark Stairs Are Transformed with Just a Couple of Stylish Tweaks
This smart upgrade is one that you can easily copy in your own home.
Jul 8, 2020
Before and After: $100 and a Weekend Give a Dull Gray Office Some Rainbow Cheer
It might be literally impossible to see this project and not smile.
Jul 7, 2020
Before and After: A Bold Office Redo That'll Turn Even Skeptics into Pink Lovers
Maybe you thought you hated pink, but this sophisticated office redo will convince you otherwise.
Jul 6, 2020
Everything You Need to Make Your Furniture Last Forever, According to Pros
With the right tools, you can repair your aging furniture instead of tossing it.
Jul 5, 2020
Before and After: A Wimpy Gallery Wall Gets a Super Dramatic Upgrade
No half-hearted gallery walls here!
Jul 2, 2020
This Is the One Hard-to-Find Product You Probably Didn’t Know IKEA Makes
It's less than $50 and a dinner time savior for kids!
Jul 1, 2020
Before and After: A Bedroom Redo Packed with Makeover Ideas You'll Want to Steal
Everywhere you turn there's a different element to love.
Jun 30, 2020
Before and After: A Cluttered Office Becomes Fun and Functional for Just $140
Proof that work spaces can be beautiful and practical.
Jun 26, 2020
How to Find the Most Hackable IKEA Pieces, According to Seasoned IKEA Hackers
For the best results, choose your hack carefully. Here's our expert guide.
Jun 25, 2020
This DIYer's Vintage Chair Redo Features a Clever Budget Upholstery Hack
It saved her TONS on upholstery costs.
Jun 24, 2020
Before and After: A Cheery, Organized Workspace for Less Than $50
That price point is hard to beat!
Jun 23, 2020
This Stylish $40 Foldable Camping Table is My Best Amazon Purchase of All Time
And it weighs less than a big umbrella!
Jun 23, 2020
Before and After: A $120 Project Gives Old IKEA KALLAX Shelves a Farmhouse Spin
It only took a few elements to revitalize this decade-old shelf.
Jun 15, 2020
Before and After: A $700 Redo Turns a Dining Room into a Cozy Home Office
It's beautiful and practical.
May 26, 2020
This is the One Place You Haven’t Thought to Use Rattan Yet
This summery material has found its way to the kitchen.
May 23, 2020
Before and After: A Dark, Dramatic Transformation for This 1886 Home Office
You'll be obsessed with the upcycled art.
May 20, 2020
IKEA Released Instructions for the Perfect Blanket Fort
Some assembly required.
May 16, 2020
Before and After: This 8-Foot-Wide Space Feels Twice as Big, with No Walls Moved
Wait until you see the new lighting.
May 13, 2020
Before and After: Stylish DIY Bookshelves Make This Living Room Extra Dreamy
A book lover's dream: cozy, warm, inviting, and with TONS of storage.
Apr 22, 2020
The Smartest, Most Stylish IKEA Hacks of 2017
The creativity never ceases to amaze us.
Apr 14, 2020
Get the Look: Molded Plastic Shell Rocker
The molded plastic rocker, whether the authentic Eames variety or one of the many replicas, is a definite design classic. Originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1948, we still see these stylish rockers in a lot of house tours and kids rooms today. To get the look in your own home, check out our resource list for this iconic rocker after the jump…Authentic Eames Rockers Authenic Eames Rockers are made in the USA by Herman Miller. Their shells are made from recyclable polypropylene.
Apr 14, 2020
Just $50 in Materials Helps This IKEA Dresser Mimic a Thousand-Dollar Piece
You would never guess the end product came from IKEA.
Apr 11, 2020
6 Inspirational Hacks that Make IKEA's $10 LACK Table Look Like a Million Bucks
You don't have to spend a fortune to get a high-end look.
Mar 24, 2020
Before and After: This 1970s Front Door Got a Springy Redo in Just a Weekend
This curb appeal update has lots of doable ideas.
Mar 22, 2020
Before and After: Paint and Elbow Grease Totally Transform These Sad Stairs
These stairs just leveled up—by a lot!
Mar 18, 2020
14 Inspiring Dresser Redo Ideas That Go Beyond Just Paint
You'll never pass up an old piece of furniture again after you see these makeovers.
Mar 13, 2020
Make it Modern: The Clean Crisp Streamlined Bed
Are you an Extreme Tucker? This bed-making trend snuck up on me: I didn’t notice it…I didn’t notice it…bam! it’s everywhere! My anecdotal research into our archives revealed a penchant for it in modern and masculine interiors and also predominantly on platform beds, but there were plenty of exceptions. It has a debonaire, tailored quality that avoids being pretentious. It’s the Cary Grant of bed making.
Mar 11, 2020
The World’s Most Popular Bookcase: Best Uses of the IKEA Expedit
If you love looking at pictures of interiors like we do, you’ll probably see a few of the same pieces crop up over and over, design classics like the Eames lounge or Harry Bertoia’s wire chairs. But one of the most ubiquitous pieces has a humbler pedigree (and a much lower price point). It’s the IKEA Expedit, and it’s taking the world of storage by storm.
Mar 11, 2020