Bedroom How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our bedroom step-by-step tips & ideas.
Do you love the look of wall murals, but are too hesitant to commit to the permanence of paint or wallpaper? This project will give you the look of a mural, without the commitment.
Up the coziness factor of your bed with this custom-made, fabric-covered accessory.
Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor turn a sheet of plywood and some rough-sawn boards into a unique headboard for the bedroom.
Adjust room temperature, reduce artificial light, and other pro tips
Artificial light has a negative impact on sleeping habits. Here's a solution that might help
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Create an abstract accent-wall design with just a roll of painter’s tape and a few quarts of color
Norm constructs a bedside table inspired by one found at the Hancock Shaker Village. Go to The New Yankee Workshop to see measured drawings for all projects
Install a murphy bed to make efficient use of the space
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron adds dimmable overhead lighting to a dark bedroom
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to cut and fold—and then fix—a rigid box spring
A plain flat-pack dresser gets a vintage-hardware-fueled redo. Then another, and another...
Glossy orange paint, and campaign pulls and brackets lend a flat-pack dresser the look of traveling furniture in our One Piece, Five Ways series
Buttery painted-on trim, stenciled flower details, and drop pulls give a flat-pack dresser folk Victorian character in our One Piece, Five Ways series
Olive paint, walnut stain, and brass knobs give a flat-pack dresser mid-century modern flair in our One Piece, Five Ways series
A neglected freestanding garage now spoils Cape Cod guests
Put odd drawers to use in a whimsical piece of storage furniture
Build a headboard from fabric and plywood or buy one ready-made and turn in early
It only looks tough to build. This easy-to-customize piece will give your bed an instant lift
You showed us your charming and and cozy sleep spaces. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest
Outfit your bedroom with do-it-yourself furnishings that add appeal—and save you money
A multitasking guest room gets a little help from space-maximizing built-ins