Before & After

Before-and-after makeovers of well-decorated rooms will inspire you to start a makeover. Start by taking a look at our real-life makeovers. These rooms were once bland or tired places, and are now beautiful spaces. Take a look at our before and after photos and gather inspiration for what could work in your home and within your budget.

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Secondhand Furnishings and DIY Handiwork Transformed This Outdated 1973 Ranch
This industrious North Carolina couple coaxed their woefully retro ranch out of the past with the triumvirate of renovation: rescuing, refreshing, and reusing.
This Modern Home Renovation Took a Decade to Complete—But the Results Were Worth the Wait
A creative couple took years to renovate their 1955 ranch—using the time to protect their budget, perfect their minimal modern style, and enjoy family life.
Glam and Traditional Styles Merge Beautifully in This 1925 Minneapolis Bungalow
"How do we combine our different tastes?" It's a common decorating conundrum and a problem this couple solved by throwing 50/50 splits out the window.
This Contemporary Home Renovation Optimizes Storage in Every Nook and Cranny
A major renovation of an older home gave this family the chance to incorporate custom storage in every room.
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This Kitchen and Laundry Room Renovation Features a New Island and So Much Storage
Custom cabinetry turns a narrow 1960s kitchen into a sophisticated work zone with a convenient pantry and a laundry room on the side.
DIY Decor Transforms This 1936 Tudor Duplex into a Charming Family-Friendly Home
First-time homeowners take character cues from an old house and give it even more soul with projects like a revamped kitchen and handcrafted furniture.
This Prebuilt Garden Shed Became the Ultimate Preteen Hangout with a Few Easy DIY Upgrades

A mother and daughter design duo put their spin on the "she shed" and build a customized structure with space to paint, create, and hang out with friends.