Before and After: How Smart Storage Transformed our Laundry Room

Before photo of our cluttered laundry room

I've always thought of my laundry room as the most troublesome room in our house. Not only is it narrow, but all of one side is taken up by a washing machine, sink and toilet. Add to that the fact that there are 2 doors that open inward, and the space starts to feel very small indeed.

I'd long ago resigned myself to having a difficult laundry room I didn't enjoy being in. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong! Continue Reading

12 Camper Makeovers that will Amaze You

I’m going to let you all in on a little dream of mine. I want to makeover a vintage camper SO badly! I’m a little more concerned with buying a house right now (ugh), but one day, I would love nothing more than to purchase a rundown vintage trailer and make it over into the cutest, coziest trailer to take on adventures and camping trips. Since I’m more interested in “glamping” than actual camping, these camper makeovers seemed like the perfect inspiration for me.  Continue Reading

Transforming a Sunroom to a Playroom to Make Space for a Growing Family

When Al and I found out we were expecting baby number two, the walls of our quaint little 2/1 started to cave in all around us. We danced with the idea of moving to the ‘burbs, but after some serious soul searching and a few disappointing open houses, we thought better of it. Our dream has always been to raise our family in the city and we just didn't want to give that up so quickly. Continue Reading

67 Furniture “Before and Afters” That’ll Totally Inspire You

I love a good before-and-after, don't you? There's so much satisfaction in taking a sad roadside find or cheap garage sale rescue and totally transforming it into something new and different. We've rounded up some of our favorite furniture makeovers to inspire you to either start that upholstery project, get out the spray paint, or hit up this weekend's local yard sale scene. From dressers to dining tables, here are some of our favorite furniture makeovers.            Continue Reading

The Best Laundry Room Ideas

Laundry room ideas - makeover photo - before

I don't know about you, but my laundry room is a black hole in which I spend as little time as possible.  It's dark, tiny, and dank… in other words, the complete opposite of all these awesome laundry room makeovers.  If you're in a similar boat and looking for some serious inspiration, check out these laundry room ideas.

 

Scandinavian inspired laundry room

Erin's white-washed wood paneling is a Scandinavian-inspired laundry room retreat! And check out that DIY concrete countertop — nicely done!   Continue Reading

Makeover Lessons: How To Combine Contemporary With Bohemian

Makeover Lessons: How To Combine Contemporary With Bohemian
Photo: Amber Interiors

This bathroom wasn’t bad before. In fact it was really quite decent. But once the rest of the home was redone, the styles didn’t coordinate. And just wait until you see how incredible the new boho chic bathroom is! Click through to find out, and to get some tips on how to achieve a contemporary version of the bohemian trend.   

 

Makeover Lessons: How To Combine Contemporary With Bohemian
Photo: Amber Interiors

The new bathroom feels welcoming and stylish, while being functional for the owners too. Continue Reading

Nailed It! This Bathroom Makeover Hits All The Top Trends

Nailed It! This Bathroom Makeover Hits All The Top Trends
Photo: One Kings Lane

This bathroom looked like so many other builder-grade bathrooms – basic tile, a cheap vanity and zero personality. But once Megan Pflug got her hands on it, the new space suddenly took on a whole new stylish vibe. And get this – there were no major renovations involved! Click through to check out the trendy result.   

 

Nailed It! This Bathroom Makeover Hits All The Top Trends
Photo: One Kings Lane

The new space feels custom-designed, and much more high end than it did before. Continue Reading

Before and After: An Incredibly Easy IKEA Dresser Hack

Before and After: An Incredibly Easy IKEA Dresser Hack
Photo: IKEA

Sometimes IKEA hacks can be complicated. Or sometimes they look worse after than they did before. But that’s certainly not the case with this dresser hack, in my humble opinion. It is incredibly easy to do and the final product is so pretty. Click through to check it out.   

 

Before and After: An Incredibly Easy IKEA Dresser Hack
Photo: IKEA Hackers

The key material here is gold contact paper… just apply it to the support frame behind the drawers, and you’re finished! It doesn’t get any easier than that. Continue Reading

Before and After: A Massive Kitchen Renovation

Before and After: A Massive Kitchen Renovation
Photo: Young House Love

This kitchen needed help. The dark brown floors combined with the brown doors, brown cabinets and brown trim gave this space a dark, dated feel. But just wait until you see what it looks like now! Click through to check it out.   

 

Before and After: A Massive Kitchen Renovation
Photo: Young House Love

The remodeled kitchen is bright and inviting, with beautiful updated cabinets and appliances. And that countertop! Head on over to the fabulous Young House Love blog to check out all the details of this massive kitchen renovation. Continue Reading

Before and After: A Daring Open Closet In The Bedroom

Before and After: A Daring Open Closet In The Bedroom
Photo: Little Victorian

These homeowners needed closet space since their Victorian didn’t have a single closet. But the solution they came up with was unexpected – they created an open closet on one wall of their bedroom! Keep reading to check out their stylish open wardrobe area.   

 

Before and After: A Daring Open Closet In The Bedroom
Photo: Little Victorian

Pretty gorgeous, right? It looks like a high-end clothing boutique! This lovely setup works for Christina and her family, but would it work for you? Let us know in the comments section below. Continue Reading