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Anyone Can Turn a Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity

Six things to know before you DIY.

Read This Before Attempting to Put Lights on Your Christmas Tree

No more tangled strings.

6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo

Leave these to the pros.

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Renovators Swear by This Pendant Light Hack

No need to call the electrician.

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Try This 5-Minute Hack to Disguise an Unsightly TV

An easy DIY.

If You Can’t Keep Greenery Alive to Save Your Life, Meet the ZZ Plant

This laid-back species thrives on neglect.

This Easy DIY Proves That Faux Terrazzo Is as Cool as the Real Deal

You can't mess it up.

The Biggest Regret Homeowners Have About Renting Out Their Space

The costs can stack up—even before opening your door.

Don’t Sign a Lease Without Asking These 10 Questions First

Real estate agents tell all.

How to Be Creative When You Haven’t Picked Up a Paintbrush in Years

Artist Ashley Mary has a few ideas for everyone.

Sarah Sherman Samuel DIY-ed Her Son’s Circus-Inspired Bed in a Weekend

She built it out of plywood (but you’d never guess it).

Gigi Hadid’s Holiday Wreath DIY in Four Simple Steps

A fresh idea for a Friendsgiving gathering.

If You’ve Always Wanted a Parisian Mantel, This DIY Is Your Chance

It’s only two steps.

The $12 Container Store Find That Totally Changed My Gallery Wall

Basically 3-D art.

Busy Philipps Has a Fun Idea for Upgrading Grocery Store Flowers

She’s not afraid to get a little crafty.

How to DIY Reese Witherspoon’s Next-Level Door Trim

You only need three things.

If You Want That $400 Ficus to Live, Hire a Plant Stylist

Like a house call for your succulents.

I Left the Tech and Finance Worlds to Launch Postpartum-Care Products

Becoming a parent changed everything.

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

Cookie-cutter no more.

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.

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.

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.