Renovating In Projects
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B&A: A Small 1940s Kitchen Gets a Smart New Layout and a Fresh Look to Match
"Gosh, it's so hard to pick one thing that I love most," this homeowner says of the after. "I just love how the space feels. It is calming, bright, modern, minimal, and it makes me happy every time I walk into it."
Oct 29, 2022
B&A: The Secret Ingredient to a "Dingy" Bedroom's Lively Redo? Paint, Of Course
By painting the walls, the whole room looks more vibrant, this homeowner says. Thrifted finds help to maintain a cozy feel throughout.
Oct 27, 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
B&A: A Small Black-and-White Bathroom's Colorful Redo Fits in a Dreamy New Tub
These homeowners were ready for something a little more colorful (and luxe!)
Oct 24, 2022
The Biggest Regret House Flippers Have About Fixing Up a Home
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It has nothing to do with cutting corners.
Oct 23, 2022
What No One Tells You About All Those Beautiful Cement Tiles
This might give you pause.
Oct 22, 2022
Pick Your Pattern: A Visual Guide to Tile Layouts
Before you leap into your kitchen or bathroom renovation, it pays to know the basics. When it comes to regular square or rectangular tiles, nearly every pattern can be boiled down to these five basic models. From here, you can begin to play with angles, alternating designs, and other treatments that will add dimension and lots and lots of interest. And for further inspiration, Nancy put together a great round-up of some creative subway tile installation ideas.
Oct 22, 2022
Removing Old, Bulky Shower Doors Is Much Easier Than You Think
We see a fun, fresh bathroom in your future.
Oct 20, 2022
B&A: An Unfinished Basement Gets an English Countryside Bathroom
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With help from the pros, a DIYer transformed a blank space for $9,600.
Oct 19, 2022
Don’t Skip Out on These Photos During Your Next Home Reno
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Taking before-and-after images helped a renovator stay grounded.
Oct 18, 2022
B&A: A Plain White Entryway's Redo Makes Its 1910s Features Shine
Now, it's historic AND bold. It sets the tone for the rest of the jewel-toned home.
Oct 13, 2022
B&A: An '80s Kitchen's Overhaul Gives It a Retro-Meets-Scandi Vibe
This homeowner calls her kitchen reno's style "modern eclectic." Her tile, color, counter, and floor choices work great together.
Oct 12, 2022
HGTV Stars Share the Secrets to Pulling off a Large-Scale Renovation
“I think anyone can do a renovation like ours.”
Oct 12, 2022
B&A: 2 Big Design Risks Turn a Dark Former Motel Room into a Bright, Airy Condo
Revamping the exposed brick and the fireplace rescued this living room from its dark motel room roots.
Oct 10, 2022
B&A: A Spa-Style Bathroom Redo Done for a Third of the Original Quote
Working with the big stuff that was already in place helped this savvy homeowner create her dream bathroom for a lot less.
Oct 7, 2022
B&A: A to-the-Ceiling Fireplace Redo Brings the Drama to a Very '90s Living Room
The "after" is a little airy, a little rustic, and very striking.
Sep 29, 2022
B&A: A “Junk Room” Home Office Gets a Jaw-Dropping Transformation for $1,000
Space-defining DIYs and savvy secondhand shopping went a long way in this redo.
Sep 24, 2022
B&A: 3 Statement-Making DIYs Totaling $1,800 Rescue a Tired Powder Room
This bathroom went from bright red to more serene and Mediterranean-inspired.
Sep 21, 2022
B&A: A Clunky Bathroom Tub Is Now Stylish and Safe for Aging in Place
The bathroom is a great place to start when it comes to making changes to your home as you grow older.
Sep 20, 2022
3 Aging in Place Renovations to Do in Order of Importance, According to the Pros
Rarely can you take on a renovation that addresses everything all at once.
Sep 20, 2022
The 11 Best Built-In Makeovers We've Seen So Far This Year
2022 has been the year of the built-in, and these 11 are the most impressive we've seen.
Sep 19, 2022
B&A: A $502 Redo Packs This Small Laundry Room with Smart Space-Saving Solutions
One clever fix: a wall-mounted drying rack.
Sep 17, 2022
B&A: A DIY Vanity Makes This 10-Week, Under-$10K Bathroom Redo a True Stunner
These homeowners saved thousands on their vanity by DIYing it.
Sep 14, 2022
What Nobody Tells You About Trendy Sliding Barn Doors
Read up before you install one of these.
Sep 14, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Shiplap
You keep hearing about it; find out what everyone's talking about.
Sep 14, 2022
Want White Countertops? Here Are Your Best Bets
Pros and cons for these trendy surfaces.
Sep 14, 2022
B&A: A 1960s Bathroom's $3,000 Redo Keeps the Retro Charm & Loses the Dated Feel
Neutral color scheme and retro-inspired details for the win.
Sep 9, 2022
Durable Dekton Countertops Are Taking On Quartz
But which is better?
Sep 9, 2022
A Magnet Damaged My $2,000 Fridge
A cautionary tale.
Sep 8, 2022
B&A: This $2,000 Bedroom Redo Includes a Glam DIY Bed Frame with Tons of Storage
The best part? The whole redo is renter-friendly.
Sep 7, 2022
10 of the Most Gorgeous Whole-Home Redos We’ve Ever Seen
With school starting, lots of leases renewing or expiring, and both green leaves and warm weather beginning to fade, September marks a time of change for many. That’s why it’s especially fitting that it’s Transformation Month on Apartment Therapy. Throughout the whole month, we’ll be taking a closer look at shifts big and small, from tiny tweaks to major renovations to personal routine changes.We’re kicking things off with the BIG changes.
Sep 6, 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
Rental-Friendly Ways to Refresh Your Space, According to a Magnolia Network Star
"If there’s anything that you should invest in, it should be your home and where you live," she says.
Sep 5, 2022
How to Approach Your Landlord About Minor Renovations, According to an Expert
"Rental Redo" host Keyanna Brown suggests that it's always worth it to ask your landlord about renovations.
Sep 5, 2022
B&A: This $1,600 Closet Redo Makes IKEA BILLYs Look Like Luxe Built-Ins
Flat-pack furniture or bespoke built-ins? In this redo, it's hard to tell.
Sep 2, 2022
B&A: A $3,000 Vintage-Inspired Redo Gives This Tiny LA Kitchen a Big New Look
This kitchen redo is packed with plenty of small space inspiration.
Sep 1, 2022
You Won't Believe What This Homeowner Found Under The Floor of Their New Home
Would you restore the former indoor pool?
Aug 31, 2022
B&A: A "Sad and Dirty" Laundry Room Becomes Cheery and Functional
This workhorse space got an overhaul that's lots more welcoming.
Aug 30, 2022
B&A: This Teeny Bedroom's Boho-Meets-Whimsical Redo Spares No Detail
A 9-year-old's new bedroom receives a very pink renovation.
Aug 28, 2022
B&A: A 1970s-Style Bathroom Gets a Fresh Look — And Its 100-Year-Old Floors Back
Painting and peeling up the old linoleum made a major difference in this redo.
Aug 25, 2022
4 Ways to Spot a Worthwhile Fixer Versus a Money Pit
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It's better to know exactly what you're getting into.
Aug 14, 2022
The High-Maintenance House Materials You Should Avoid, According to a Pro Housekeeper
They might not be worth the effort.
Aug 13, 2022
Nearly 3 Out of 4 Empty Nesters Renovate Their Homes, Survey Finds
Goodbye kids, hello home office.
Aug 10, 2022
B&A: An All-Beige Bathroom Goes Dramatic with a $6,000 Black-and-White Redo
There are so many glam accents packed into just 58 square feet.
Aug 8, 2022
B&A: I Helped My Parents Give Their Decades-Old Bedroom a Modern New Look
Sometimes you just need a persistent (read: pushy) family member to finally finish a project you've been meaning to get to. For my parents, that person is me.
Aug 7, 2022
B&A: Sleek IKEA Cabinetry Modernizes and Maximizes a Brown Kitchen from the '90s
"Take time to live in your space before making a design plan," this homeowner advises. "Understanding the functionality of your space is vital to making the best design ideas."
Aug 6, 2022
Before and After: A Closed-Off Living Room Gets an Airy, Open New Look
With some budget-friendly, big-impact solutions!
Aug 5, 2022
B&A: A Tiny NYC Kitchen Gets a Timeless, Functional Redo for Under $5,000
This part-DIY, part-pro reno made the most of a teeny galley kitchen.
Aug 2, 2022
B&A: A Basic Pair of End Tables Gets a Not-So-Basic New Look
From big box to bespoke, these nightstands get an ultra-colorful and patterned redo.
Jul 30, 2022
B&A: A Dated 1990s Bathroom Gets an Accessible Upgrade with MCM Flair
The tile design in the tub surround is just one of many highlights.
Jul 28, 2022
B&A: A Pink-Carpeted Basement Becomes a Gorgeous Storage-Packed Dining Space
This complete basement overhaul was a three-year labor of love.
Jul 24, 2022
B&A: A Bold, Retro-Inspired Paint Color Reinvigorates an Off-White Kitchen
This homeowner's best color advice? "Test out many paint colors, but don't be afraid to just go for it, even if it's something you've never seen before and seems like a bold choice."
Jul 21, 2022
6 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Bathroom Remodel, According to Reddit
Want to give your bathroom a new look this summer? Read this first for advice homeowners wish they'd known before embarking on their own bathroom remodels.
Jul 20, 2022
B&A: A Beige-on-Beige Bathroom Gets a Modern Redo Thanks to Paint and Tile
New tile (and paint that looks like tile) completely transform this once-dated space.
Jul 19, 2022
2 Tasks Homeowners Can Do in a Big-Budget Renovation to Save Money
And what should be left to the professionals, according to an HGTV expert.
Jul 17, 2022
B&A: A Vintage Bureau Gets a Just a Hint of Color with a Clever Geometric Redo
The new look is perfectly traditional-meets-modern.
Jul 14, 2022
Before & After: "No Demo Reno" Keeps the Southern Charm in this Family Home
“We don’t want to change it,” Jenn said. “We just want to elevate it.”
Jul 14, 2022
What First-Time Home Renovators Should Do Before Starting a Project
According to an HGTV expert.
Jul 14, 2022
B&A: A Dark, Dull Dining Room Gets a Room-Brightening Redo with a Pop of Color
"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
Before and After: HGTV’s “Battle on the Beach” Renovates Small Guest Rooms
The teams of aspiring renovators were tasked with renovating the guest bedroom and bathroom of their identical Surfside Beach homes.
Jul 12, 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
43 of Our Most Colorful Before and Afters Ever, in Every Hue of the Rainbow
Journey with us through ROYGBIV to see our favorite, most colorful room makeovers.
Jul 5, 2022
B&A: The "IKEA Fairy" Transforms a Lackluster Kitchen into a Timeless Cook Space
When it comes to completing a budget kitchen reno that's also stylish, it's hard to beat IKEA.
Jun 27, 2022
B&A: A '90s Bathroom Ditches Sailboats for Streamlined Tile in a $9,000 Redo
The redo was a combo of DIY and professional work.
Jun 25, 2022
Drew Barrymore's DIY Kitchen Demolition Is Hilarious and Heartfelt
The talk show host is embarking on a DIY demolition of her whimsical pink kitchen, destroying everything herself with a hammer in hand — and yes, there were even some happy tears shed.
Jun 22, 2022
The 8 Best Under-$1,000 One-Room Makeovers We've Ever Seen
These DIY makeovers made the most of tight budgets.
Jun 22, 2022
This is the Most Stressful Room to Renovate, According to One Study
49% of renovators say it's the most stressful room to work on.
Jun 20, 2022
Before and After: A Maximalist Bathroom Redo on a $1,800 Budget
The new bathroom boasts a half painted, half wallpapered design.
Jun 18, 2022
7 of the Best “Game-Changer” Home Projects You Can Do for Under $1,000, According to Reddit
As with all things in life, owning a home requires a careful balance. Since it’s yours to enjoy, after all, you want every room to resemble your specific tastes. But you probably also want to make sure that any upgrades you invest in are worth it — either in resale, or in money saved or quality of life gained before that.Deciphering which DIY projects are worth the money and which ones are skippable is a tricky task.
Jun 9, 2022
Before and After: This $1,500 Redo Proves Laundry Rooms Can Be Luxurious, Too
The makeover was inspired by a stylish wallpaper buy.
Jun 7, 2022
B&A: A $4,000 Spare Bedroom-Turned-Home Office Includes a Semi-Custom Murphy Bed
Clever storage solutions give what was once a guest bedroom ample space for work AND sleep.
Jun 6, 2022