A Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Packs Big Style into 85 Square Feet
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Best yet, the upgrades only cost $1,000.
An Old Bathroom Gets a Dramatic, DIY-Packed Redo for $2,000
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The after feels like “a swanky restaurant bathroom,” the homeowner says.
Nov 22, 2023
A “Cold, Dirty, and Neglected” Guest Bedroom Gets a $420 Makeover
“We wanted to transform the space into a whimsical, inviting oasis that welcomed guests and made them feel at ease,” this DIYer says.
Nov 21, 2023
A Builder-Grade Kitchen Gets a Cozy Cottage Makeover for Just $450
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No demo needed!
Nov 20, 2023
IKEA Shelves Turn This Living Room into a “Mini Museum”
This once-blank space is now a collector’s dream.
Nov 19, 2023
4 DIYs Make a Blah Laundry Room Beautiful *and* Functional
You’ll want to copy the wheeled laundry baskets.
Nov 18, 2023
An Easy $10 DIY Is Just What This “Renter Beige” Bedroom Needed
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The project is totally reversible — and easy to add on to — if the DIYer decides she wants more or less of the pattern.
Nov 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
8 Little Luxuries Worth Splurging on in a New Home, as Seen on Reddit
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Make your home more comfortable and functional.
May 16, 2023
B&A: This Blah Bathroom’s $93 Redo Uses Paint in an Unexpected Way
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This DIYer came up with a clever money-saving hack for getting the look of lime washed walls.
Apr 11, 2023
B&A: A Dated Kitchen and a Dull Living Room Get a Bright-Yet-Inviting New LookProjects & Improvements
Modern updates make the home feel fresh, but special details make it feel totally cozy, too.
Jan 31, 2023
8 Universal Design Products to Help You and Your Loved Ones Age in Place Projects & Improvements
With these, you can make any home more accessible regardless of physical ability.
Sep 20, 2022
What Is "Aging in Place" — And Why Does It Matter? Projects & Improvements
Here’s expert advice on why aging in place is essential and how to do it successfully. 
Sep 20, 2022
6 DIYers Share Favorite Home Projects from 2021, from Upcycles to Room RedosProjects & Improvements
These clever projects were the best of the year for these talented DIYers.
Dec 22, 2021
12 Money-Saving Tips from DIYers Who Pulled Off $200 Redos This YearProjects & Improvements
From a bathroom, to a bedroom, to a living room—these DIYers have it covered.
Dec 18, 2020
6 Little Details Everyone Forgets in Their Room Makeovers, According to ProsProjects & Improvements
Take your redo to the next level with this pro advice.
Sep 28, 2020
I Renovated My Family’s Summer Cottage and Found Comfort—Plus Mouse SkeletonsProjects & Improvements
This is the story of a personal pandemic project.
Aug 20, 2020
9 Home Upgrades That’ll Add Accessibility Without Sacrificing StyleProjects & Improvements
“After all, a house isn’t a home unless the entire family gets to live there,” says DIY design expert Lindsey Rockers.
Jul 29, 2020
Furniture Fixes: A Roundup of DIY Repairs & Redos That Disguise All FlawsProjects & Improvements
When you’re dealing with tired and busted furniture, you have a couple of options. You can fix the easy water stains, dents, or cracks. But if fixing all the boo boos takes too much time, or you want a completely new look, you can cover up the old with a completely new material. When you’ve tried everything, and it still doesn’t look right, it might be time to start from scratch and take your furniture back to its beginnings.
Apr 14, 2020
Before & After: A Rental Gets Color in the Living Room Without PaintingProjects & Improvements
How do you add color to a rental without painting? That was the challenge this client posed to Lisa of Olive Juice Designs. She responded by creating an inviting living room, perfect for entertaining, without pulling out a single paintbrush. From Lisa: A single apartment dweller in San Francisco contacted me to help her with her living room. She admitted that her apartment was lacking in many areas, and she was embarrassed to have friends over.
May 5, 2019
Before & After: Newly Painted Hallway is a Stroke of GeniusProjects & Improvements
Shauna loves to experiment with bold choices on walls, and she got permission from her landlord to paint. Rather than choosing a safe neutral, she went with…..well, you need to see for yourself! It took Shauna about three or four hours to paint (by freehand!) the length of her hallway. After testing a few different designs out on large sheets of paper, she chose this super graphic black and white pattern.
May 4, 2019
Nada’s Dreamy Bedroom MakeoverProjects & Improvements
Project by: Nada Location: Doha, Qatar I can finally bring to you a long overdue room tour, my own bedroom! I promised awhile back that I would share before and afters from my own home one room at a time, and I’ve already shared Farida’s nursery, my 15 month old daughter, and this is the second room tour that I want to share. My husband and I started looking at the design of the bedroom before our wedding, more than two years ago.
Apr 30, 2019
A Moody & Bohemian Kids Room Makeover for 2kProjects & Improvements
Project by: Mila Location: Culver City, California I renovated my kids’ room in six weeks and spent around $2,000. The room was completely redone. I just kept the dresser and some art that I had been collecting for years from estate sales, thrift stores and flea markets. I wanted to have an eclectic, bohemian and colorful space with a moody vibe. My inspiration was a nursery photo I found on Pinterest. The wallpaper was an important starting point and it took me a while to find it.
Apr 30, 2019