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5 Headboard Alternatives You Can DIY This Weekend

Fake it till you make it.

How to Care for Your Bird-of-Paradise, the Fiddle-Leaf Fig’s Less Finicky Friend

The plant that’s not all over your Instagram (yet).

6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo

Leave these to the pros.

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You Don’t Have to Spend a Fortune on a Stunning Concrete Fireplace—We Did It for $215

A new reason to gather round.

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These DIY Flower Bouquets Are Actually Super-Easy to Make

Don’t spend hours in ikebana class.

A Convincing Case for Decorating Your Home According to How You Feel

Seven easy feng shui tips.

The Case for Painting Your Door Frame…Yes, Just Your Door Frame

Color for commitment-phobes.

Calling All Renovators-to-Be: The Average Kitchen Remodel Cost Just Spiked

Here are three clever ways to avoid the surge.

7 Renovation Steps to Take Before Swinging the Sledgehammer

Put your best-laid plan forward.

This Is the Most Underrated Section of IKEA, According to Designers

After you’re done with your Swedish meatballs.

This Popular Household Plant Is Virtually Impossible to Kill, Says an Expert

Here’s how to make it thrive.

8 IKEA Besta Hacks to Inspire Your Next Storage Overhaul

Rated by level of difficulty.

If You’ve Got an Hour, You Can Reupholster a Chair

Rookie DIY-ers, pay attention.

Setting the Table Might Be a Bygone Skill (But You Should Master It Anyway)

Cheers to bringing back the dinner party.

Bonsai Trees Are Trending—Here’s Your Guide

Teach me, sensei.

Learn How to Care for a Money Tree and It Might Save You Cash

You can’t keep replacing the ones that die.

This Creative Couple’s Built-In Cat Shelves Are, Well, Purrfect

Truly the cat’s meow.

I Renovated My Dated Home Office for Only $3,800—Can You Spot the DIYs?

IKEA hack ahead.

How to DIY a Woven Wall Hanging—No Loom Required

The perfect rental apartment project.

6 Indoor Garden Ideas That Will Convince You to Become a Plant Person

Sharpen your green thumb.

5 Food Stylists Dish on How to Get the Perfect Instagrammable Plate

Their tried-and-true tricks revealed.

A DIY Herbal Tea Could Be the Answer to Your Sleep Problems

Sip your way to a perfect snooze

4 Easy Knitting Projects That Are Actually Perfect for Summer

You won’t find scarves and hats here.

Sofa Shopping for the Detail-Oriented: 4 Things a Salesperson Won’t Point Out

Couch surfing 101.

Channel-Tufted Headboards Are the Next Big Bedroom Trend You Can DIY

We asked two pros for the how-to.

Your Weekend Project Is Here: 9 DIY Chandeliers You Can Make in an Afternoon

*Cues Sia*

We Asked Interior Designers: What’s Your All-Time Favorite IKEA Hack?

DIYs that are worth the try.

Trust Us: You Can Definitely Make Your Own Awe-Inspiring Wall Hanging

Consider your walls upgraded.

What Happens When You Renovate a 150-Year-Old Brownstone?

Under Elizabeth Roberts’ direction: magic.

Don’t Toss It: 7 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Fabric

Channel your inner DIY guru.

Selling Your Home? This Reno Could Get You 30 Percent Over Ask

And 14 more features buyers will pay for.

These Colorful Target Hacks Are Actually Brilliant

Five clever DIYs to tackle this weekend.

Everything You Need to Know About the Fiddle Leaf Fig

Especially how to keep it alive and thriving.

Uh-Oh: 64 Percent of People Think This Remodeling Project Costs Less Than It Really Does

Start saving.

The Backsplash DIY That’s the Answer to Our Rental-Kitchen Prayers

Not your average peel-and-stick.

Are Boys With Plants the New “Hot Men Reading”?

Greenery has never looked better.

What Greenery to Buy, According to Your Plant Parent Personality

It’s a thing.

Where to Buy Fabric: The Domino Guide

Calling all aspiring DIY’ers.

Gentle Suggestion: You Can (and Should) Embroider Your Home Decor

Stitch by stitch.

My Husband and I Quit Our Jobs to Fix Up Homes (With Zero Renovation Experience)

Everything we learned along the way.

Please Don’t Throw Out Your Old China

Here’s what to make of it instead.

The One Step a Renovation Expert Never Skips (No Matter What)

It’ll help you save big.

7 #SoDomino Greenery-Filled Spaces That Make Us Want to Be Plant Parents

Black thumbs, take note.

6 Easy Kitchen Upgrades That Don’t Require Ripping Out Your Cabinets

Calling all renters.

Plot Twist: The #1 Thing Millennials Look for in a House Is Not an Updated Kitchen

Curb appeal 101.

Don’t Toss It: Here’s How to Make Your Worn-Out Rug Look Brand-New

A few easy ideas.

5 Ways to Hack IKEA’s Most Famous Dresser

Bespoke on a budget.

You Won’t Believe This Dramatic Exterior Transformation Was a DIY

Paint your home in 7 easy steps.

11 Affordable Decor Tips for Making Your Rental Look High-End

No landlord permission required.