Before and After: Bold Styling Breathes Life Into a Once Minimal Living Room

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 08, 2015
Photo: Emily Henderson

Sometimes you don't need to reinvent the wheel to completely transform a space. And this before and after living room makeover will prove it.

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HUGE Master Bedroom Gets Super Lux Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 06, 2015
Photo: JWS Interiors

Interior designer Jennifer Wagner Schmidt had a HUGE pallet with which to work when confronted with this bedroom. The odd thing is, in the "before" picture, it looks smaller. (Perhaps the furniture placement? The angle of the photograph? Both??) After, we see the room in all its square footage glory. Seriously, how many bedrooms are large enoughContinue Reading

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Would You "Surprise" Your Landlord with a Kitchen Makeover?

By: Diy maven Oct 02, 2015

Photo: My Domaine

When stylist Peter Dolkas decided to re-do the kitchen in his rental, he had no qualms about painting the cabinets. As for his landlord? She didn't know what was happening until after the makeover wasContinue Reading

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Unbelievable $125 Laundry Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 30, 2015
Photo: View Along the Way

Kelly's washer and dryer looked kinda sad in their old living quarters. Did she paint them with a bright color to cheer them up? Nope. She just changed everything around them to make them look like a million bucks--and it only cost $125! From top to bottom--including an amazing DIY pendant light to painting the vinyl flooring--nothingContinue Reading

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Make It: Desk Cubby Grid Makeover

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 30, 2015
diy desk cubby makeover
photo: Make and Tell

How do I love removable wallpaper? Let me count the ways. This desk cubby makeover is anything but ordinary. And grids are the next big thing. I can feel it!      

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Before and After: Tiny Entryway Makeover

By: Jennifer farley Sep 28, 2015

Tiny Entryway Makeover

My family comes and goes through the back door of our house. You walk in the door to a small entryway that leads into a small galley kitchen. This has been the state of my entryway for about a year. The coat rack becomes overloaded and bulky. It collects the most random of things and falls over when my son throws his backpack on it. This little entryway was in serious need of a makeover.   

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Before and After: A Metal Record Rack Becomes A Beautiful Bar Cart

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 18, 2015
record rack makeover
photo: Fish & Bull

This before and after makes me want to to scour Craigslist for my own record rack. What a great idea for upcycling!      

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Before and After: A Surprisingly Elegant Dining Room Makeover

By: Faith-towers Sep 14, 2015

Before and After: A Surprisingly Elegant Dining Room Makeover
Photo: Anne Hepfer

The faults of this dining room are quite obvious - dated wallpaper, matching curtains (eek!) and chairs that are too small for the space. But the new owners recognized these issues... and let's just say that it looks a bit different now.   

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Before and After: Iron Bench Gets French Country Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 14, 2015

Photo: Remodelaholic

Jessica from Mom 4 Real turned a secondhand iron bench into a sweet French country accent piece with, in her words, "very little effort." All it took was aContinue Reading

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Before and After: $4 Kitchen Island Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 11, 2015

Photo: Naptime Decorator

Liz's kitchen island was driving her bananas. Its stained honey oak top just wasn't jiving with the new industrial stools she snagged awhile back. So Liz forked over about 4 bucks and 5 hours of her timeContinue Reading

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Gorgeous Vintage Oak Chest Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 08, 2015
Photo: Saw Nail and Paint

Attention all those who hate oak. Susan was commissioned to refinish this vintage chest. Its hardware had long been replaced and its keyhole covers were missing completely. Susan's client wanted the chest to look "timeless and neutral." Did that mean painting it white? Cream? Black?Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Drastic Miami Home Makeover

By: Faith-towers Sep 07, 2015

Before and After: A Drastic Miami Home Makeover
Photos: Domino

This is the sort of makeover where the transformation is so drastic that the space is barely recognizable after. The original home was drab, sparse and very blah. But not anymore. Continue reading to check out the incredibly chic, stylish home after the makeover.   

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Roundup: 10 Hutch/China Cabinet Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 04, 2015

This morning on Craigslist in my city, there are 489 listings for china cabinets and a whopping 1351 listings for hutches. Does that mean china cabinets and hutches have fallen out of favor? Not with these clever makeover artists! Take a look and then you tell us...have china cabinets and hutches fallen out of favor with you??

Serena spotted this impressive cabinet at her local thrift store for a measly $40. (Take thatContinue Reading

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Before and After: Bold Bathroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 03, 2015
Photo: The Effortless Chic

This all white bathroom was lacking in the personality and style department before, but is now a beautiful, relaxing space that might just inspire your next bathroom renovation. Want to see how it turned out?

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