Apartment Tour: 90 Square Feet in NYC

by DIY Maven
Apartment Tour: 90 Square Feet in NYC
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Helen Rowell's tiny West Village apartment is one of the tiniest I've ever seen. At just 78 inches wide, it's smaller than a queen-size bed is long. But it IS in the West Village and her rent is only $775 a month. Helen's become quite adept at getting rid of stuff, which she says is

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Before and After: A Sparse Bedroom Becomes a Relaxing Retreat Full of Personality

by Brittni Mehlhoff
Before and After: A Sparse Bedroom Becomes a Relaxing Retreat Full of Personality
Sarahdipity Photos

Remember the before photos from this bedroom makeover? Well, it's time to share how the whole thing turned out. There was a lot of work to do, but after rolling up our sleeves, reconfiguring a few things, and buying some new furniture, the home owners are now able to enjoy a more relaxing space that feels like home. Click through to see how this bedroom makeover turned out.   

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Before: A Bedroom that Leaves a Little to Be Desired

by Brittni Mehlhoff
Before: A Bedroom that Leaves a Little to Be Desired
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A friend of mine and her husband bought a house last year and have been adding decorative touches since they moved in. One of the only rooms they hadn't added many personal touches to, however, was the master bedroom. So I helped them update their space to create an environment that was more reflective of their personalities.

Before we get to the room's transformation, I'm sharing the before pictures, so you can get a better idea of where we started. Tomorrow, I'll be back with the room's reveal.

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12 Easy Tips to Organize Your Closet in an Afternoon

by Brittni Mehlhoff

12 Easy Tips to Organize Your Closet in an Afternoon

One of the messiest and disorganized areas to tackle, in any house, has got to be the closet. Right? So, I thought I would put together some tips to whip any (clothes)  closet into shape. And since I recently completed an entire bedroom makeover for a friend, including the closet, I thought I would share some of the after photos from the closet portion of the makeover in this post as well. Here are my top 12 tips for organizing your closet in an afternoon.  

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Before and After: An Incredible Master Closet Makeover

by Capree K

Before and After: An Incredible Master Closet Makeover

The thing about older houses is: their quirks and charms aren't always functional. A tucked away, sloped-ceiling closet with an awkward layout just wasn't cutting it for these homeowners. So, with some hard work and a creative eye, they transformed this space into a beautiful and oh-so-functional master closet.       

After gutting and expanding the closet and employing a few clever IKEA hacks, Brit from House Updated created a much more spacious closet that still nods to the historic style and charms of the house:

Check out more details, photos, and info right here.

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