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I’ve Designed 19 Rental Properties—These Details Get Guests to Hit “Book”

Curb appeal matters, but so do en suite bathrooms.

To Get the Look of a Marble Backsplash for Less, Shop the Bathroom Aisle

Working magic in a small L-shaped kitchen.

Smart Lighting Was the Game-Changer in Our 200-Square-Foot Family Room Remodel

Having endless options is key.

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The Classic (and Totally Avoidable) Mistake People Make When Installing Kitchen Cabinets

We asked a pro all the important questions.

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Searches Are Up 500% in January for This Low-Key Bathroom Style

Five ideas to bookmark before you redo yours.

6 Storage and Seating Solutions You Can Squeeze Underneath the Stairs

One designer carved out a whole living room.

$35 MDF Boards Are the Secret Behind My New Project’s Emerald Archways

Sarah Sherman Samuel’s latest project, Gaia Cafe, is off to a colorful start.

Same Cabinetry, Same Appliances, But a Brand-New-Looking Kitchen

There’s room to get creative on a $13K budget.

You Don’t Have to Choose Between Open Shelving and Upper Cabinets

A two-in-one solution.

Almost 50% of Homeowners Are Building These Organizers Into Their Kitchens

Slots, niches, and dividers give everything a place.

13 Reno Budget Hacks, Straight From Leanne Ford

Scrappy is covering your oven in vinyl wrap.

An Addition in the Front Gave This Family More Space Without Losing the Yard

Bonus: A new porch for 6-feet-apart gatherings.

This Kitchen Has a Coffee Station, Pantry, and Wine Fridge—But You’d Never Know

The Montana space is a master of disguise.

After a Bright Makeover, This Cabin’s 7-Foot-High Ceilings Aren’t Such a Low Point

Finding light where there was none.

$600 Could Get You a Fancy Sink Faucet—Or This Whole Kitchen Makeover

Sage green paint and wallpaper included.

All the Ways to Stretch Your $1,000 Kitchen Renovation Budget

Plus how to calculate how much tile you should buy.

To Splurge on Burgundy Marble, This Renovator Saved on Her Kitchen Wall Treatment

The first-timer sourced almost everything online.

This Was the Most-Liked Bathroom Feature on Instagram in 2020

Double tap for a small space–friendly idea.

5 Renovations You Can Make to Your Kitchen When You Only Have $100

Fresh lighting? Not off the table.

This Designer Made $4K Hosting a New Kind of Garage Sale

Moving and decorating during a pandemic requires some pivots.

This Once-Taboo Kitchen Flooring Is Climbing the Ranks

Faux real, it’s cost-effective.

Leanne Ford’s Stylist Remodeled Her Poconos Colonial on a Shoestring Budget

The DIY chandelier cost thousands less than the inspiration.

4 Mistakes That Slow Down a Reno—And How to Avoid Them

Because time equals money.

Wall-to-Wall Carpeting and 4 More Flooring Ideas We Didn’t Expect to Love

A step above ubiquitous white oak.

This Designer’s Tiny, Square San Francisco Home Is a Box of Tricks

Complete with tween-approved sliding headboards.

A Kitchen Reno for Just $1K? It Can Be Done

How this couple found a free sink and $20 tile.

The Entire Countertop and Backsplash in This Ski Chalet Kitchen Cost $200

Think beyond marble or quartz.

We Knocked $100K Off Our Reno Budget With a Little-Known Tax Credit

Salvaged sinks, signs, and cabinets helped, too.

4 Things We Learned From Restoring Our Historic ’70s Home on Fire Island

First-timers share their hard-earned wisdom.

8 Kitchen Island Cabinets That Work as Hard as You Do

Storage without the eyesore.

How This Family Created a Floating Summer Home Out of an ’80s Tugboat

“Everything needs to be stable for high seas.”

Awkward Rooflines Are No Match for These Clever Solutions

From diagonal closets to futuristic window nooks.

Decorative Details Make All the Difference in This Laundry Room Reno

Show off your linens! Line the room with Shaker pegs!

This Cabinet Type Can Hide Small Kitchen Appliances—And Even Laundry Machines

Everything that was hard to store isn’t anymore.

This ’20s Home Is Boxy No More, Thanks to a New “Miracle Wood” Facade

One material, three ways.

Not a Single Tile Was Used in the Making of This Geo Bathroom Floor

The designers turned to old-world materials instead.

A Medicine Cabinet Move Instantly Opened Up This 35-Square-Foot Bathroom

While a smart marble decision spared the budget.

If You Renovate in 2021, Make the Project Carrie Underwood’s Closet Hack

Laundry day? More like laundry minutes.

So You Want a Green Kitchen—Here’s a Pretty Perfect Example

“I envisioned saturated colors layered on top of one another.”

11 Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors You Should Absolutely Be Sampling

Designers share their current favorites.

Thanks to a Few Hardworking Materials, This Entire Kitchen Reno Cost $400

Integrated appliances can indeed be faked.

Our Cover Star, Leanne Ford, Renovated Her New Home the Only Way She Knows How

She gives us an exclusive look at her soulful digs.

5 Up-and-Coming Materials Our Editors Predict Will Take Renos by Storm

Wall-to-wall carpeting sheds its dated reputation.

8 Feel-Good Tile Colors We’ll See Everywhere Next Year

Fireclay reveals its top predictions.

Contractors Are In High Demand for These 4 Reno Projects

How much you can expect to pay for each.

Vaulted Ceilings and Zellige Tile Took This L.A. Ranch Out of the 1980s

Rethinking the window layout was also key.

A $25 Find Made This Pro Chef Couple’s IKEA Kitchen Feel Custom

It stores everything from fresh herbs to mugs.

9 Overplayed Reno Trends Designers Are Throwing Out With 2020

And what to try instead.

When This Danish Designer Bought Her Place, It Didn’t Have a Bathroom (!)

How she created a new layout from scratch.

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