The Latest In DIY & How-To

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How to Paint Over Wallpaper Without It Looking Like a Total Frankenstein

Success is all in the prep.

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Burl Wood or Contact Paper? These 3 Furniture Hacks Are an Optical Illusion

All that swirly depth at a fraction of the price.

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An IKEA Malm Dresser Hack That Only Costs $200 (But Looks Like It’s Worth $900)

The secret to the slats? Paint stirrers.

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How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

It depends on if you plan to sell your house soon.

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How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Bathroom?

PSA: Complex tile adds up quickly.

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Hide Your TV in Plain Sight With This DIY Plaster-Coated Bookcase

There’s a trick to the perfect suede-y finish.

simple white laundry room

We Get to the Bottom of How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

Not all fillings are created equal.

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I’m Not a DIYer, But Even I Could Make These No-Sew Table Runners

If I can do it for my wedding, you can do it for your dining room.

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Yes, It’s Possible to Resize a Rug Yourself—And With a Utility Knife No Less

For when the perfect floor covering is the wrong dimension.

Brooke Darwin Drinking Coffee in Dark Kitchen

A $10 DIY Was the Finishing Touch of This Creative’s Creepy-Cute Kitchen

Spooky doesn’t have to be seasonal.

pink wallpapered bedroom

How to Hang Wallpaper (the Permanent Kind!)

Start small—in terms of project and print.

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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet So It Actually Stacks Neatly

Because shoving it on the shelf isn’t nearly as satisfying.

modern living room with ceiling fan

How to Clean Ceiling Fans Without Getting a Face Full of Dust

The humble pillowcase saves the day.

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How to Hang Plants Indoors, According to Someone Who Does It for a Living

One ceiling hook outshines the rest.

cat on sofa

How to Keep Cats From Scratching Furniture, According to Design-Loving Cat Parents

Save your couch and your sanity.

Entryway, Dowel IKEA cabinet, painted black, stair runner, and gallery wall

The DIY Runner in This L.A. Entryway Cost $700 Less Than the Store-Bought Option

Plus four more tricks to steal from the rental reno.

Pink Stencil Mural Wall Art DIYer

This DIYer Saved Nearly $1,000 by Stenciling Her Favorite Wallpaper Pattern

All you need is paint and patience.

A-frame office with view of trees

I Built My Serene Backyard Office From an A-Frame Kit I Bought Online

Everything Salad for President’s Julia Sherman wishes she’d known beforehand.