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We Completely Transformed Our Fireplace Using Leftover Paint

Don’t throw out those sample pots.

The 8 Big Lessons I Learned From Gut Renovating a 100-Year-Old Home

Zio & Sons’ founder wraps up his monthslong remodel.

Before & After: Justina Blakeney Gives a Dated Bathroom a Boho Makeover

A peachy pink paint from Benjamin Moore adds the perfect finishing touch.

Sponsored By Benjamin Moore

Domino Executive Creative Director Kate Berry’s DIY Backsplash Is Totally Rental-Friendly

She talks us through the process.

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You’ll Barely Recognize the Wood Paneling in This Den Makeover

The mudroom got an update, too.

Inside a Blue-Tile Dream Kitchen Built From Scratch

What happens when you have a truly blank canvas.

We Turned an Old Church Into a Big, Cozy, Modern Living Room

Now it’s the perfect do-anything space.

We Bet You Can’t Tell Formica’s New Marble Countertops Are Fake

They’re 20 times more affordable, to boot.

How One Couple Upgraded the Floor in Their 47-Square-Foot Bath Themselves

No TaskRabbit here.

Marble, Terrazzo, Unlacquered Brass—This Kitchen Reno Has All the Right Ingredients

It was built entirely from scratch.

You’d Never Guess That This Kitchen’s Sink Was a $300 Amazon Find

Zio & Sons’s founder spills his reno secrets.

Custom Knobs and a Hit of Shine Turn a Ho-Hum Galley Kitchen Into a Stunner

Tiles for miles.

Can You Spot the 2 DIYs in This Bathroom Transformation?

One of them cost only $20.

What I’ve Learned From Renovating 100 Historic Homes

Jessica Helgerson shares her golden rules.

What I Wish I Knew Before Renovating My Tiny Kitchen

Triple-check everything.

For a Reno With Staying Power, Rethink These Tempting Trends

Avoid them now, thank us later.

Finally, a Foolproof Formula for Picking the Right Paint

Zio & Sons’s founder did the heavy lifting for us.

Yes, You Can Wallpaper Your Rental

These 20 peel-and-stick options ensure you’ll get your deposit back.

This Is What a 100 Percent Sustainable, Cruelty-Free Home Looks Like

No animal products were used in the making of this house.

Courtney Adamo Made a Backyard Shed the Hardest-Working Space in Her Home

Two hundred square feet has never felt so roomy.

I Totally Transformed My NYC Rental Kitchen for $7,500

In two weeks flat.

I Spent 5 Years Painstakingly Restoring My 1850s Victorian

Patience and perseverance very much required.

Our Detroit Home Was Valued at $2,300 in 2012—Now It’s Worth Over $400,000

Flipping an abandoned house wasn’t without hurdles.

The Clever (Free!) Tools a Reno Expert Uses to Plan Every Project

Follow Zio & Sons' latest remodel.

It’s Hammer Time: Renovation Month Is Here

Exciting things are in store this January.

This Kitchen Reno Trick Is Basically Money Back in Your Pocket

One designer saved $3,000.

Renovating Her Rental’s Closet Was the Best Decision Anna Z. Gray Ever Made

She found more storage space—and a first date.

Can You Spot the IKEA Hack in This Kitchen Makeover?

Shea McGee takes us behind the scenes.

This Mid-Century Bungalow Doesn’t Have a Single 90-Degree Angle

Curved furniture and little ledges to the rescue.

The Home Union Founders Retiled Their Bland Bathroom in Less Than a Week

With tile you can find at any hardware store.

I Designed My Parents’ Dream House for Them

One detail took major convincing.

Farewell, All-White Kitchen—These 11 Cabinet Designs Are About to Take Off

This year and beyond.

This Designer Renovated a 100-Year-Old Home While Pregnant

What, like it’s hard?

A Clever Layout Tweak Doubled the Storage in This 36-Square-Foot Kitchen

How an architect optimized his tiny prewar apartment.

The Only Obvious Location for This New Master Suite Was…the Basement

A lake house gets the Jenni Kayne treatment.

Almost Half of Our $16K Exterior Remodel Budget Went to Painting the Fence

But it was worth every penny.

Basic White Tiles Got a Colorful Upgrade in This Budget-Savvy Austin Reno

Inexpensive materials don't have to be a bore.

How a Pro House Flipper Tripled the Value of Her L.A. Home

And walked away with an almost $500K profit.

Every Nook Has Hidden Storage in This Brooklyn Baker’s Kitchen

We’re whisked away.

We Transformed an Old Porch Into a Laundry Room for $6K

New windows and appliances included.

A Good Coat of White Paint Transformed This Silver Lake Home Inside and Out

Oak flooring does a lot of work, too.

Sandpaper (and a Lot of Patience) Transformed This Dark Victorian Home

No new materials required.

5 Things an Interior Designer Wants to Tell You

Let’s get candid.

The 5 Most Costly Renovation Mistakes—And How to Avoid Them

It’s not always the contractor’s fault.

This Green Kitchen Ended Up Smaller Than Where It Started

But for good reason.

4 Lessons We Learned From Leanne Ford’s Best Before-and-After Projects

In life and design, we all love a good makeover.

Can You Spot the Optical Illusion in This Mint Green Kitchen?

When your home is 660 sq. ft., no trick is off limits.

She Loved the Grand Dining Room, He Hated the Cramped Kitchen

A compromise led to their dream space.

It Cost Us $25K to Turn an Old A-Frame Into a Scandi-Inspired Getaway

It pays to own a vintage store.