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Our Floor-Painting Project Was a Disaster—Until We Made This Fix

Innkeepers tell how they changed a room’s entire vibe.

5 Things an Interior Designer Wants to Tell You

Let’s get candid.

6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo

Leave these to the pros.

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Losing My Job as an Architect Inspired Me to Turn My Hobby Into a Career

The best thing that ever happened to Haptic Lab’s founder.

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I’ve Made a Career Out of Renovating New Builds—Here’s How I Give Them Character

Cookie-cutter no more.

This One-of-a-Kind Striped Credenza Began as a $10 Goodwill Buy

Racheal Jackson thrifted the piece with “no purpose in mind.”

A Real Malachite Table Costs Thousands, But You Can DIY It for $50

This paint project is a gem.

Emily Henderson’s Stylist DIY-ed the Most Luxurious Headboard

Here’s how you can, too.

This Wall-Decor Hack Is Even Easier Than Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper

If you have a blanket, you’re halfway there.

10 Apps That Will Make You Feel Like an Interior Designer

Floor plans are about to get way easier.

Our Senior Social Media Editor Reveals Her Favorite Site to Sell Decor

"I decided to give my items a second home."

A (Surprisingly Simple) Bath Mat Project to DIY This Weekend

A lesson in rug hooking from artist Rose Pearlman.

I Took Emily Henderson’s Online Class and Have Never Felt Wiser

The designer drops some serious knowledge.

Sorry, Boomers: Millennials Don’t Want to Buy This Style of Home Anymore

McMansions, beware.

The Best Mistake Leanne Ford Ever Made

Her fix, of course, was white paint.

5 Ways to Hack Urban Outfitters’s Popular Rohini Daybed Cushion

So much more than an oversize pillow.

We Asked 7 Florists to Make Us Their Best Winter Wreaths

These (DIY-able!) ideas are total knockouts.

The 15 Best DIY Blogs, for Rookies and Beyond

Your next weekend project awaits.

No One Will Guess You’re a Rookie Painter If You Follow These Tips

Technique is everything, but so is prep.

A Brilliant Use for Leftover Kitchen Countertop Stone

Caitlin Mociun and Tammer Hijazi put their offcuts to work.

Almost Everything in This Bedroom Was DIY-ed

Even the ceiling fan got a makeover.

This Artist Took 100 Yards of Fabric to the Beach and Made a Sofa

You can do the same.

I Used Peel-and-Stick Subway Tiles to Transform My Rental Kitchen

A brand-new backsplash in 20 minutes.

You’ve Tried Color-Blocked Walls, But Don’t Ignore Your Floors

A DIY even paint rookies can master.

Painting Your Walls Freehand Is Incredibly Liberating

It’s okay to color outside the lines.

Who Needs Cabinet Doors When a Simple Piece of Fabric Will Do?

Curtain call.

DIY This Former Anthropologie Artist’s Insta-Famous Wall Art in 4 Steps

The best thing we saw on our feeds this month.

The Wedding Floral DIY We’re Seeing Everywhere

Here's how to do it.

We Hacked a $3,000 Custom Built-In Bookcase for Just $500

IKEA strikes again.

Why My Heart Belongs to Garage Sales

Finding the magic in other people’s things.

Hiring the Wrong Contractor for Your Reno Could Cost You

5 steps to getting it right.

5 Exceptions to the Rule That It Costs Less to DIY

The pros do the math.

Brokers Share the Most Common Reasons You Lose Your Deposit 

Check, please!

Sarah Sherman Samuel DIY-ed Her Firepit in One Weekend

Have s’mores at the ready.

You Don’t Need to Be an Artist to DIY This Color-Blocked Mural

Ready your paint roller.

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.