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This Small Bathroom Has Big Bathroom Energy, Thanks to a Smart Remodel
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Plus find 13 more brilliant small bathroom makeovers.
Jan 31, 2024
A Studio Bedroom Gets a $1,250 Redo That’s a Maximalist’s Dream
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The “movie theater or bowling alley” carpeting didn’t go — it provided bold inspo.
Jan 30, 2024
The $15 DIY Decor Anyone Can Make (and 19 Other Beginner DIYs to Try!)
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These ideas can be done in as little as 15 minutes.
Jan 30, 2024
A “Boring Beige” Studio Kitchen Gets a $600 Peel-and-Stick Makeover
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The "after" looks so different that you'd never guess it's renter-friendly.
Jan 29, 2024
17 Fabric Wall Art Ideas That Will Give Your Home an Unexpected Pop of Whimsy
Fabric wall art = instant character
Jan 29, 2024
This 1970s Kitchen Feels MUCH Taller After a Dramatic Makeover
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The overall footprint is still the same, but the “after” feels like a much taller space.
Jan 28, 2024
This Space-Savvy Dining Nook Makeover Features a “Wallpaper Canopy”
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The after is “a really unique design and a real focal point” in the approximately 50-square-foot space.
Jan 27, 2024
A “Boring and Plain” Kid’s Room Is Anything but After a Colorful Redo
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All of the DIY projects totaled $1,115
Jan 26, 2024
This Hack Can Make Your Old Laminate Counters Look Seriously Luxe
You don't have to replace the counters to make them look new.
Jan 26, 2024
A $65 IKEA MALM Makeover Repurposes Another Familiar IKEA Product
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“I loved the practicality and shape of the dressing table, but everyone on Instagram seemed to have the same one!” this DIYer says.
Jan 25, 2024
This “Magic” Method for Threading a Needle Works Every Time
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It's so clever.
Jan 25, 2024
Cabinet Paint and a DIY Backsplash Revive a “Bland” Rental Kitchen
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The renter picked colors she wouldn't get sick of.
Jan 24, 2024
10 IKEA Storage Bed Hacks to Maximize Your Space
IKEA always for the win.
Jan 24, 2024
A $19 Amazon Find Is the Star of This (Paint-Free!) Bathroom Makeover
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And the entire project only cost $60. Talk about budget-savvy!
Jan 23, 2024
$1,000 Later, a "Tired" Kitchen Is Now Colorful and Kitschy to the Max
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If you’re looking for playful, vibrant inspo for your space, this is it.
Jan 22, 2024
This “Country” Kitchen Scraps the Pine Cabinets for a Bold Makeover
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The new color combo is unexpected, but it totally works.
Jan 22, 2024
This Sneaky Door Upgrade Gave This Couple So Much Extra Space
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This addition was one of the best parts of the apartment renovation!
Jan 18, 2024
A Smart IKEA Hack Transforms a Renter’s Studio into a Cozy One-Bedroom
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This apartment is only 470 square feet, but feels way bigger.
Jan 21, 2024
An IKEA Hack Saved this DIYer Thousands on Their Living Room Makeover
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“The room has a focal point,” the homeowner says of the “after.”
Jan 19, 2024
Boring Bi-Fold Closet Doors Get a Custom, Colorful Redo for Only $50
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The paint projects were inspired by the work of two artists, and they add color, pattern, and whimsy.
Jan 18, 2024
This TikToker Turned Their Trash into a Gorgeous Statement Light Fixture
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You’ll want to make your own ASAP.
Jan 18, 2024
An “Extremely Dated” English Kitchen Gets a Cottage-y Update for $3,000
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It's DIY-packed.
Jan 17, 2024
This TikToker DIYed the Coziest Window Seat Using Only IKEA Products
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It’s now the perfect reading spot.
Jan 17, 2024
4 Home Upgrades That Will Dominate 2024, According to Influencers
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You’ll want to add these to your to-DIY list.
Jan 17, 2024
A Guest Room Gets a $900 Glow-Up with a Paint Surprise on the Ceiling
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Paint is “a great way to bring in a unique design feature for not a lot of money or effort,” this designer says.
Jan 16, 2024
13 Hacks to Create More Kitchen Storage — Without Adding More Cabinets
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Number three is absolutely ingenious!
Jan 16, 2024
Exactly What You Need to Do to Make Any Home Project Stick
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According to our Home Projects Director.
Jan 16, 2024
A Dreamy Terracotta Makeover Transforms This "White Box" Living Room
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“I did it all by hand with a small paintbrush, and it gives my home a homemade quality,” the DIYer says.
Jan 15, 2024
The Tile Goes from Dated to Dramatic in This Bathroom Makeover
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Goodbye, early 2000s fixtures.
Jan 14, 2024
An Entryway with an “Outdated Vibe” Gets a Modern Limewash Makeover
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This entryway goes from dated and beige to daring and bespoke.
Jan 13, 2024
A "Parabolic Heater" is the Weirdly Named Chill-Buster Your Home Needs
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It's a versatile solution for anywhere you need to add in some coziness.
Jan 10, 2024
I Converted My Small Home Office into a Cozy English "Snug"
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I wanted it to be all couch, pillows, and patterns.
Jan 12, 2024
You're One Step Away from Turning Basic Closet Shelves into Luxe Decor
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“I wanted a luxe look without it looking cheap,” the DIYer says.
Jan 12, 2024
A “Modern Meets Vintage” Kitchen Makeover Saves Big on Luxe Cabinetry
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The “after” makes 300 square feet feel massive, thanks to smart cabinetry, color choices, and more.
Jan 11, 2024
A 1950s Bathroom Makeover Helps Pink Tile Look Timeless
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This bathroom makeover has great advice for first-time DIYers.
Jan 10, 2024
This TikToker Found the Most Surprising Hack for Faking Luxe Wallpaper
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I'm obsessed with how whimsical this looks.
Jan 10, 2024
This Is the Little Luxury Your Dry Winter Skin Needs Right Now
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It’s surprisingly easy to DIY.
Jan 10, 2024
This TikToker’s Tiny DIY Decor Creates a “Wow” Moment in a Surprising Spot
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It’s dopamine decor, on a tiny scale.
Jan 10, 2024
A Budget Kitchen Redo Makes Chocolate Brown Cabinets Look Oh-So Chic
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Find two ways to fake the look of expensive marble herein.
Jan 9, 2024
The "Secret Ingredient" Every Grown-Up Bedroom Needs
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If you don’t have this yet, it’s time.
Jan 9, 2024
My Daring Bedroom Makeover Embraces 2 Design “Hot Takes”
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I went bold with wallpaper — and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Jan 8, 2024
The Counterintuitive Secret to Making Your Home Feel Twice as Big
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It’s rental-friendly, too.
Jan 8, 2024
A Tear-Down Makeover Turned This Victorian Living Room into a Stunner
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Fear not: The beautiful vintage fireplace stayed!
Jan 7, 2024
This $1,500 Bedroom Makeover Oozes “Quiet Luxury”
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This impressive transformation happened in stages.
Jan 6, 2024
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
A 23-Square-Foot Bathroom's Wallpaper Makeover Goes Big on Drama
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“I am a firm believer in making small spaces make a big impact,” the homeowner says. “I think I achieved that here.”
Jan 5, 2024
How to Fix Every Broken, Stuck, and Stubborn Zipper Ever
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These are common problems with surprisingly simple solutions.
Jan 4, 2024
9 Ways to Warm up Your Apartment if You Don't Control the Thermostat
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Don't let cold get you down.
Jan 4, 2024
A $700 Fireplace Makeover Saves the Original Mid-Century Wood Paneling
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These homeowners decided to “un-flip” their 1956 home’s stunning original features.
Jan 4, 2024
9 New IKEA Products You Need to Hack in 2024 (They’re So Versatile!)
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Get these new IKEA offerings before they sell out.
Jan 4, 2024
This $600 Bedroom Makeover Is Giving "Chic Parisian Hotel”
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The secret lies in color drenching.
Jan 3, 2024
This Pro’s Warning About Frost Could Save You Thousands
Some simple chores now can prevent much bigger projects (and costs) in the future.
Jan 2, 2024
A Blank Entryway Gets a “Vibrant and Happy” DIY Makeover
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The welcoming entryway is now infused with the homeowner’s personality.
Jan 2, 2024
A Clever Scalloped Paint Design Gives This Bedroom a Glow-Up
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And she got her mirror from Sam's Club!
Jan 1, 2024
Why This Timeless "Fixer Upper" Finishing Technique Is So Popular
If it's good enough for Joanna Gaines, it's good enough for me!
Dec 30, 2023
The 13 Most Brilliant DIY Tips from This Year’s Before and Afters
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You’ll want to save these for all your 2024 projects.
Dec 29, 2023
My Dated Bedroom’s Makeover Has a Closet Inspired by a Luxury Store
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I knew there was something beautiful waiting to be revealed.
Dec 28, 2023
The Coolest Way to Transform a Plain Lampshade You’ve Ever Seen
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The end product looks like a high-end designer find.
Dec 28, 2023
The 4 Biggest DIY Trends That Took Over TikTok in 2023
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They’ve gone from the screen to your surroundings.
Dec 28, 2023
This Dated Bathroom’s Striking Makeover Was Its First in 30 Years
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It had been vacant for nearly a decade before the current homeowners moved in.
Dec 27, 2023
You Haven’t Done Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper Like This Before
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Think beyond walls.
Dec 27, 2023
A Pink Fireplace Isn’t Even the Boldest Part of This Living Room Redo
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This maximalist living room has maximum joy.
Dec 26, 2023
A No-Demo Kitchen Makeover Transforms This “Sterile” White Space
The countertop glow-up is unbelievable.
Dec 25, 2023
Smart Storage Is the Star of This 45-Square-Foot Laundry Room Makeover
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You can hang clothes from a floating shelf!
Dec 24, 2023
This Tiny Detail Transforms an Arch into a Stunning DIY Headboard
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And the closet doors are a work of art!
Dec 23, 2023
This Year's Best Renos Feature 13 of Our Fave Paint Colors for 2024
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Apartment Therapy editors can’t stop gushing about these paint colors — so naturally, we had to share.
Dec 23, 2023
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
The 11 Best Living Room Makeovers of 2023 Are All About Cozy Vibes
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There are ideas for renters and homeowners alike — and ideas for every design style.
Dec 22, 2023
A “Garish” Blue Living Room Gets a Soft, Dreamy Redo for $1,270
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Sometimes, simplicity is key.
Dec 21, 2023
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
Don't Buy More Gift Bags! Here's How to Wrap Oddly Shaped Presents
These easy wrapping techniques look like works of art.
Dec 20, 2023
A $1,260 Bedroom Makeover Trades Dated Design for Vintage Charm
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One takeaway here? You can use paint on more than just the walls.
Dec 20, 2023