Tag: before and after

Blue bedroom makeover detail

DIY Ideas: Makeover Your Room

Everyone loves a good makeover. We do, too, which is why we’ve reimagined every room in our house plus those of friends and relatives. No matter what space…

Deck overall

Outdoor Rooms: A Jazzy Deck Makeover

You’ll love what a comfy deck can do for your state of mind. Who can fret when surrounded by fresh, summery colors, plump cushions, and pink lemonade? With…

den makeover all made up with coffeetable, sofa, chair, side table and tripod lamp

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over, part 2

Colorful patterns, a fireplace update, and a new energy-efficient patio door turned a dismal den into a comfy spot for entertaining family and friends.   There were some…

completed family room makeover

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over

Updating a dingy den with color, pattern, and collections creates a space where people love to spend time.   Built in 1973 and virtually unchanged since that time,…

New kitchen cabinets in white with antiqued brass half moon handles and black countertop

Before & After: A Kitchen Worth Waiting For

Creative Kansas homeowners open up their kitchen to a new look, more efficient work flow, and family-centric mementos.   Michele and Dave Anderson know that patience pays off….

Geometric painted projects

Easy Paint Projects: Geometry Class

Rejuvenate your walls and furnishings with paint, tape, and fabric in a perky palette of primary colors and geometric shapes. Here’s how we added playful pattern and punchy…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: A Small Dining Room Redo

See how a savvy homeowner turned an underused pass-through space into an inviting and functional dining area. In Jade Fox’s small home, the front door opens into one…

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A Light & Bright Small Kitchen Makeover

With buckets of paint, boxes of tile, and a countertop camouflage, this creative kitchen facelift transforms small and dark into roomy and light.   Elementary school teacher Jade…

DIY Paint Makeovers: A Country-Style Kitchen

A lackluster kitchen gets a fresh and fabulous new face with cosmetic updates and vintage farmhouse details. This galley kitchen layout was roomy but the dark finish of…

Simple Storage Solutions: The Dining Room

With a fresh finish and simple inserts, you can turn an underused piece of furniture into a practical and hardworking solution for optimal storage.   Before the transformation,…

A Creative Country-Style Home Makeover in Missouri

Do-it-yourselfers Rob and Ginger Withers remodel a tiny ranch home to suit their country cottage decorating preferences. Chalkboard paint converts a plywood panel mounted on a shed into…