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11 Cool Bunk Bed Ideas for Kids’ Bedrooms

Forget those oversized, chunky bunk beds of the past—today’s bunk bed designs are sleek, cool, and every bit as cozy.

The 5 Best Rocking Chairs (2022 Review)

Whether the rocking chair you’re shopping for will be used indoors or outdoors, look for one with ergonomic back support, comfortable armrests, and a smooth gliding mechanism. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best rocking chairs on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Best 9 Mattresses for Couples in 2022

Whether you’re planning a bedroom remodel or it’s time for a mattress update, finding the best mattress for couples will be key to improving you and your partner’s sleep. But with a mattress for two comes two different mattress wish lists. This Old House Reviews Team weighs in on the top mattresses that can accommodate both of your sleep needs.


How to Build a Display Coffee Table

From our Hammer It Out series: Show off your collectibles with an acrylic-topped case that does double duty as a living room table

The 8 Best Organic Mattresses of 2022 That Help You Sleep Green

Sleeping on an organic mattress is a great way to protect the environment and your health. Whether you’re shopping for an eco-friendly mattress or seeking to reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals, choose your next new bed with our roundup of the eight best organic mattresses.

Best Mattress for Side Sleepers

Side sleepers need a mattress that combines back and neck support with pressure relieving comfort. Find the best mattress for side sleepers with our extensive guide outlining the 9 top reviewed mattresses (plus tips for making the right choice for you).

How to Find the Best Mattress for a Guest Room

Looking to provide luxury accommodations for your out-of-town friends and family members? Start by making sure you have the right bedding. Use this guide to pick out one of the nine best mattresses for a guest room.

Have your Dream Bed Delivered to your Doorstep with the Best Mattress in a Box

Check out this roundup of the top picks for the best mattress in a box. There’s a mattress out there for all types of sleepers, and you can find yours online.


How to Upcycle a Bookcase into a Kitchen Island

How to turn a bookcase into a kitchen island with fresh paint and a new top.

8 Desk Ideas for Small Spaces

Turn small, overlooked nooks into productive stations for remote working, household tasks, hobbies, and more.

The 5 Best Sleeper Sofas (2022 Review)

A sleeper sofa is a multipurpose piece of furniture that can act as a place to sit or sleep. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best sleeper sofas on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this


How to Build a Side Table

Looking to build a new side table for your living room or bedroom? Build this sturdy Arts and Crafts–style side table from stock lumber—you can even customize its height to fit alongside your existing seating or square up the angles for a more modern look.

10 DIY Outdoor Furniture Ideas

Here are 10 ideas for deck and patio furniture you can make yourself—for both beginner and experienced woodworkers.

Best Ottoman Storage of 2022

Ottomans give you additional storage in your living room while also providing you with a comfortable place to rest your legs and feet. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best ottoman storage options on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various furniture stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

17 Beautiful Painted Furniture Ideas

From subtle to bold to instant "vintage," for pieces big and small, there’s a paint project here to perk things up all over the house.

Designer Q&A: Home Design Elements Worth Splurging On

Not sure where to put your money when it comes to your home’s finishes and furnishings? Design pro and Clare founder Nicole Gibbons has some answers.

How to Cut a Glass Mirror

Are you having a difficult time finding the perfect size or shape mirror for a particular space in your home? Read this guide to learn how to cut a mirror to the size or shape you desire.

How to Build a Small Bookcase with Moldings

Assemble a custom storage piece with plywood and moldings, or select a ready-made option.

How to Build a Bookcase

Make a DIY bookcase to that is strong, fits your space, and makes for a beautiful display in your home.

Black wooden DIY poker table.

How to Build a Poker Table

Build a DIY poker table friends for food and fun that turns into a dining table too with the flip of a lid.

What is Varnish?

If you’re working on a project that involves wooden furniture or paneling, you’ll likely find yourself facing an important decision at the end: varnish or polyurethane for the finish? There’s a lot of confusion over the difference between these two popular wood sealants, and it’s important to know what sets them apart so you can choose the right topcoat for your project.

Building a Table: 17 DIY Ideas

We rounded up unique ideas so you can make your own table that suits your home, style, and budget.

5 Creative Murphy Bed Ideas

Today, Murphy beds are so much more than a mattress and frame that you push into a wall cutout. Read this roundup of creative Murphy bed designs that make the most of your space without sacrificing your style.

7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs

Get ideas to help you design and build built-in bookshelves to add more beautiful and functional storage to your room.

Best Wood to Use For DIY Bookshelves

Before you grab a saw and begin a DIY bookshelf project, there are a variety of factors to consider. From wood selection to tools and materials, read our tips for building your own bookshelves.

How to Build a Custom Bunk Bed

Follow these steps to plan and build a safe, wall-attached bunk bed for your growing kids.

Our 5 Favorite Projects from Home Made by Carmona | Best of the Web

Ursula Carmona is the creative mind behind the DIY and design blog Home Made by Carmona, a TOH favorite

Before and After: DIY Map-Drawer Dresser

Home-improvement fanatic Jenni Radosevich has been blogging about everything DIY on her website, I Spy DIY, for nearly a decade. Here's one of our favorite dresser upgrades on the Web

9 DIY Headboards You Can Make

Customizable and interesting ideas to create a bold focal point


How to Build a Laundry Pedestal

Layer beadboard and moldings onto a basic frame for a rock-solid surface that elevates the appliances—and the look of your space


How to Build a Kids' Bookcase

Use oak stair treads and pine boards to create right-size shelves that keep books and toys within easy reach of small hands


Build It | How to Build a Shaker Table

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a historic-looking Shaker table