11 wallpaper project ideas to freshen up your home in under 2 hours
One roll, regular or peel-and-stick wallpaper projects for an impactful but budget-friendly refresh
Before & After: Neglected guest room turned charming retreat
DIYer Ruth Jackson transformed a tired guest room into a charming retreat, ripe for overnight stays. Fresh paint, thrifty finds, and repurposed drapes marry old and new in this Colonial Revival’s visitor lair.
How to carve out and organize a cleaning closet
Four steps to tricking out your very own cleaning closet – your passport to true adulthood awaits.
8 thrifted Christmas decor finds that double up as unique holiday gifts
Don't let thrifted Christmas decor pass you by. These picks will double up as unique gifts too. Helping you make the most of your budget as you up your holiday game.
How to refresh wood floors using gel stain for a simple and budget-friendly DIY
Stain wooden floors using a gel stain to bring them back to life, for under $50.
Real Costs: A deserted bedroom becomes a double use bunk room with lots of blue
A seventy square foot, deserted bedroom turned charming, treehouse bunk room for $1,300.
Real Costs: Maxing out our mini mudroom for under $900
This tiny mudroom gets treated to a gorgeous transformation. Complete with a lattice accent wall...
Real Costs: These decorative double doors cost less than $1k to DIY
Blogger Ruth Jackson turned plain double doors into 1930s-style decorative French doors on a budget. Here's how she did it.
How I completely transformed my dated kitchen – without doing a single renovation
Blogger Ruth Jackson turned her 1960s kitchen into a dramatic, stylish space, without undergoing any major renovations. Here's how she did it
Transform basic cabinets with these DIY mirrored door insets
Take your cabinets to the next level with this easy and inexpensive mirrored door DIY from blogger Ruth Jackson
How to paint classic checkerboard floors: One DIYer shares how to get this coveted look on a dime
Checkerboard floors are back, and if you want to get the look without ripping out your ex, here's an easy way to DIY your own tired, wood floors into checkered glory
Hosting visitors for the first time in ages? Here's how to prep your guest room
Whether your guest room has doubled as an office, a classroom, or a storage space this last year, here's how to get it check-in ready once again.
How to decorate with thrift store art for high-end style on a budget
Thrift store art is a decorating secret of savvy DIYers and high-end designers alike. Here's how to find, upcycle, and spruce up this wallet-friendly wall décor.
Create a faux antique mirror with this clever (and inexpensive) DIY technique
Champagne taste on a beer budget? Try this faux antique mirror DIY that only looks expensive...
How one DIYer created a raffia IKEA wardrobe for thousands less than its designer dupe
An Iowa-based DIYer gave old IKEA wardrobes an update with a faux-finish raffia technique, and the result might be one of our favorite IKEA hacks ever.