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Renovating? Don’t Start Before Finding the Right Contractor
Five steps to finding the right pro.
Brokers Share the Most Common Reasons You Lose Your Deposit
6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo
Leave these to the pros.
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You Don’t Need to Be an Artist to DIY This Color-Blocked Mural
Ready your paint roller.
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5 Exceptions to the Rule That It Costs Less to DIY
The pros do the math.
Sarah Sherman Samuel DIY-ed Her Firepit in One Weekend
Have s’mores at the ready.
5 Designers on the Lessons They’ve Learned From Renovations Gone Wrong
A little prep goes a long way.
Moving Has Never Been Easier, Thanks to This Handy Checklist
Bookmark it before you find a new apartment.
You Can Turn an IKEA Paper Lantern Into a Work of Art With Just a Marker
Tap into your inner artist.
Drew Barrymore’s Unexpected Art Display Is Off-the-Wall (Literally)
Library, gallery, or both?
6 DIY Plant Displays to Take Your Green Scene to the Next Level
Not just another terra-cotta pot.
Affordable Wedding DIYs That Look Way More Luxe Than They Are
Here comes the glue gun.
The Amazon Shopping List a Designer Gives All Her Clients
All home essentials, all under $100
The Simplest Way to Make Thrift Store Art Look Cool
Just add paint.
How I Brought This Teardown Back to Life on a Tiny Budget
Five things I learned in the process.
Maybe You Should Hide Your Bad Rental Floors
For feet’s sake.
Have 30 Minutes? Here’s How to DIY the Coolest Fruit Bowl
Rookie crafters welcome.
How an Artist Gave Her IKEA Frosta Stools a Literal Facelift
The DIY only costs $15.
Urban Outfitters Has Convinced Us to DIY a Headboard With Its New Paint
The collection hits UO stores this month.
Is This the Next Monstera? How to Make This Tropical Plant Thrive
Get to know the elephant ears plant.
We Renovated an 18th-Century House—Here’s What We Learned
One couple lives to tell the tale.
The Best Statement Light Fixture Costs Less Than $100, Says Leanne Ford
We’re hooked already.
5 Effortless Ways to Make Your Home Smell Good 24-7
Take a deep breath in.
We’re Crushing Hard on This Pink Front Door DIY
Here’s how to get the look for just $50.
Should You Renovate or Move? A New Study Weighs the Costs
Apartment dwellers, listen up.
5 Headboard Alternatives You Can DIY This Weekend
Fake it till you make it.
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.
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).
The Case for Painting Your Doorframe…Yes, Just Your Doorframe
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.
You Don’t Have to Spend a Fortune on a Stunning Concrete Fireplace—We Did It for $215
A new reason to gather round.
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.