Bedroom How To & DIY

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The 8 Best Bed Frames (2023)

The best bed frames will sustain your mattress for the long haul and have you feeling more refreshed.

The 10 Best Mattresses for Back Sleepers

Back sleeping can be a healthy sleep position if you have a proper mattress supporting you. We rounded up the best mattresses for back sleepers to ensure you’re resting comfortably and with proper posture.

How to Remove Stains from Your Mattress

If you want your mattress to last, you’ll need to make sure that you get out stains as soon as possible. Here are some tips on keeping your mattress clean until it’s time to replace it.

How to Build a DIY Nightstand

This Old House DIY expert and House One editor Jenn Largesse shares how to put together a sturdy bedside table using a simplified joinery technique.

Layla Mattress Review: A Dynamic Mattress with a Price Tag Worth Flipping Out Over

Flip-flop between firmness levels for a truly customizable feel. Use this Layla Mattress Review to learn more about this unique mattress in a box.

WinkBeds Mattress Review: Better Beds for Better Sleep

Not all mattresses are created equal, and the same goes for mattress companies. While WinkBeds offers only three mattresses in their fleet, they are all of vastly different construction, and each are highly rated beds. Plus, they come in customizable firmnesses. We’ve reviewed these popular mattresses for easy comparison.

Best President’s Day Mattress Sales in 2024

If you’re on the lookout for mattress deals, President’s Day is the perfect time to get high-quality mattresses at discounted prices. Whether you’re looking for memory foam, a luxury mattress, or even something for your guest room, now is the prime time to purchase a new bed. Check out 2024’s best President’s Day mattress sales.

DreamCloud Mattress Review: Luxury Without the Matching Price Tag

There’s a lot to love about the DreamCloud hybrid mattress. Fusing sturdy innerspring coils with layers of responsive memory foam, find out why this affordable luxury mattress performs like a dream.

How to Hang a Curtain Rod

Want to add some color to your windows, or do you need curtains to help darken a room? DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse demonstrates the best (and easiest) way to hang a curtain rod.

How to Build a Wall-Sized Frame for a Fabric Print

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.

How to Upcycle a Headboard

Update a headboard with a color and added storage.

DIY Headboard, Rustic Edition

Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor turn a sheet of plywood and some rough-sawn boards into a unique headboard for the bedroom.

7 Ways to Cozy Up Your Bedroom for Winter

Adjust room temperature, reduce artificial light, and other pro tips

Are Smart Bulbs the Answer to Your Sleep Problems?

Artificial light has a negative impact on sleeping habits. Here's a solution that might help

Best Memory Foam Mattresses

Did you know that mattress sales spike this time of year? Here are the top-rated springless mattresses on (All prices for Queen-size mattresses)

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet | Best of the Web

There is a way! Learn how with this quick video tutorial from Crane & Canopy

Paint a Simple Geometric Pattern on Your Bedroom Wall

Create an abstract accent-wall design with just a roll of painter’s tape and a few quarts of color

Bedside Table | New Yankee Workshop

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

How to Combine a Home Office and Guest Bedroom

Install a murphy bed to make efficient use of the space

How to Add Overhead Lighting to a Bedroom

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron adds dimmable overhead lighting to a dark bedroom

How to Move a Box Spring Up a Narrow Staircase

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to cut and fold—and then fix—a rigid box spring

Best Attic Before and Afters 2015

You showed us your revamped garrets. Now see which made us do a double take in our annual Search for America's Best Remodel Contest

IKEA Dresser: One Piece, Five Ways

A plain flat-pack dresser gets a vintage-hardware-fueled redo. Then another, and another...
Victorian-style dresser

How to Make a Victorian-Style Dresser

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
Campaign-Style dresser

How to Make a Campaign-Style Dresser

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
Mid-Century Modern dresser

How to Make a Mid-century Modern-style Dresser

Olive paint, walnut stain, and brass knobs give a flat-pack dresser mid-century modern flair in our One Piece, Five Ways series

8 Ways to Make Your Bed Heavenly

Maximize comfort and style with these bedding tips

Life-Changing Tips for a More Organized Home

Learn the house organization ideas experts use to keep their homes in order

Build a Dresser From Stacked Drawers

Put odd drawers to use in a whimsical piece of storage furniture

How to Upholster a Headboard

Build a headboard from fabric and plywood or buy one ready-made and turn in early

How to Build a Spindle Headboard

It only looks tough to build. This easy-to-customize piece will give your bed an instant lift

Best Bedroom Before and Afters 2013

You showed us your charming and and cozy sleep spaces. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest

How to Make a Tidy Box Spring Cover

Give a box spring or bed foundation an upholstered look