Amazing Attic Renovation

by DIY Maven

transform your home with easy diy tips.  easy room makeovers. house before & after's.

Do you have an attic that's just waiting to be finished, and although you'd love to take on such a project, you're just can't quite imagine what said attic would look like after all that trouble. I mean, would it be worth it? Would you like the living with a slanting ceiling and knee walls? Take take a look at Shaunna's attic reno; it just might alleviate all your qualms. Before the attic was a typical, dark

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Makeover: Dining Turned Family Room

by DIY Maven

created at: 08/20/2012

The family that belongs to this dining room didn't used it that often. (Holidays and special dinners, like many people.) When designer Stephen Saint-Onge heard that, he suggested they turn it into something that they'd use every day. Namely, a family room. Stephen is all about encouraging people

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Cheerful Camper Van Makeover

by DIY Maven
created at: 07/30/2012


Nick Smith and Emma Allard's escape from the humdrum includes traveling the UK in a camper Van. The old yellow VW was dark and funky when the couple first acquired it. Because they're also DIYers, they jumped right and began making the vee-dub into a bright and cheerful place to call their home on wheels. They went with an ocean-front, nautical

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Before and After: A Colorful Dining Room Makeover

by Capree K
created at: 07/09/2012

This isn't quiiiiite a before photo, but you get the idea that the room was just a big white box, right? Kinda boring. You know what isn't boring? An accent wall painted in one of the cheeriest hues on the planet!    
created at: 07/09/2012

Sibylle from Funkytime, whose previous dining room and bedroom makeovers we've featured before, recently moved into a new place. Like any DIYer, she was itching to make it her own! The result is a fantastically joyful space full of...

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9 Hour Home Office Makeover (With Nate Berkus)

by DIY Maven
created at: 07/09/2012

If anyone can make over a home office in 9 hours, it's Nate Berkus.  In this case, the residences of said office wanted something modern that would serve as a backdrop to their eclectic collection of souvenirs that they've accumulated over the years. The space was bright but cramped with clutter and, although it had plenty of seating, it was uninviting seating as it consisted of only chairs.



So what did Nate do to fix these and other problems in...

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24 Hour Living Room Makeover

by DIY Maven

created at: 07/02/2012

Sue and Tom had a 'problem' living room. A built-in, a fireplace, and too many doors were three issues that had to be taken into account when placing furniture. Throw into that a baby grand piano that really didn't have a good 'spot' and dated blue furniture and home stylist Sabrina Soto had her work cut out for her. Especially considering the makeover had to be completed in 24 hours, but Sabrina was up to the task. Take a look:

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