1. Hate your kitchen cabinets? Paint over them.
2. Hate your kitchen floor? Sticker over it.
3. Add a dimmer switch to make bad overhead lighting nice and glowy.
4. If you don’t have room for a table and a lamp, get both in one buy.
5. If you don’t have room for a nightstand, use this combo instead.
6. That bitsy coat closet you don’t know what to do with? Make it an office.
7. Finally, a right way to do bike storage.
8. Hate all the shower curtains you can find? Make one out of just about anything.
9. Or, you know, ditch it entirely.
10. Swap out decorative branches by season, feel like Martha Stewart.
11. This $9 supply will safeguard your stuff during a move.
12. Drape a throw over a headboard to give it a totally new look.
13. Don’t rush a decorating projects. It always takes time.
14. With these supplies, framing your art isn’t entirely necessary.
15. Nor is it necessary to hang your art.
16. In fact, art-hanging rules are made to be broken!
17. If you need a sofa but can’t spend more than $600, Urban Outfitters has nine.
18. More plants is always a good idea.
29. . . . and now you can buy them on Amazon.
20. Now that you’re an adult, it is time to get a beanbag.
21. Empty wall fix: Mount black-and-white prints on a colorful background for big impact.
22. If you work from home, get this light bulb—it’ll make you more productive.
23. Ditch the vinyl and get folding chairs that actually look nice.
24. You can decorate with purple, and not just because it’s Pantone’s Color of the Year.
25. To open up a cramped room, wallpaper the ceiling (heck, even wallpaper it a different pattern than the walls!).
26. The best way to hide a TV might just be to . . . buy a TV that looks good.
27. Don’t underestimate the power of contact paper.
28. Or plaster walls.
29. Don’t overlook this endlessly useful decorative item: the folding screen.
30. Always, always layer your lights.
31. There’s hope for your crazy-messy spice collection.
32. Even your shelf brackets can be considered.
33. Book cloth, that material used to cover hard-bound books, is secretly an interior design tool.
34. You don’t have to sand wood furniture before painting it, did you know?
35. A backsplash doesn’t have to be neat and rectangular.
36. Vintage school furnishings are secretly a home decor lifesaver.
37. With these two new startups, Material and Year & Day, you can stock a beautiful, high-quality kitchen for much less.
38. Ask your landlord for these four upgrades before moving into a rental apartment.
39. Don’t be afraid to DIY a headboard.
40. Tossing these items is the secret to bathroom Zen.
41. Yes, you can mount stuff on tile, brick, and glass surfaces without drilling a hole.
42. If your ceilings are low, hang art up high.
43. Grown-up laundry hampers exist.
44. Don’t want to buy cabinet knobs? Drill neat little finger-pullsin your doors instead.
45. PSA for pet-lovers: Suede sofas are harder for cats to scratch.
46. Colorful bathrooms (Exhibit A) are happy bathrooms.
47. Embrace high-gloss paint even in small doses.
48. Arced floor lamps are the answer to dining nooks that need overhead lights but don’t have them.
49. You don’t need designated wine glasses.
50. And if you’re short on storage, get cookware that doubles as serveware.
51. These are the best window treatments for rooms with a view.
52. And these are the best window treatments if you’ve only got $30 to spend.
53. One of the best ways to shop discounted quality ceramics is by tracking down seconds sales.
54. Just so you know, ombré wallpaper looks like a sunset inside your home and it’s magical.
55. The best fix for a funky floorplan might be lurking in a bucket of paint.
56. If your windows let in a draft, get drapes.
57. Upgrade your dish rack, feel less embarrassed when people walk into your kitchen.
58. It is time to get over the modern farmhouse look.
59. A graphic rug or throw will do wonders for a blah room.
60. Making a mood board is actually really easy—and one of the best ways to plot your decorative scheme.
61. Don’t buy furniture with hairpin legs because, hello, you can probably make it for so much less.
62. If you don’t have built-in bookshelves, hack them.
63. You can completely transform your boring sofa, no fancy upholstery tricks required.
64. What’s cooler than a big, bulky coffee table? A few tiny tablesthat can be used a million ways.
65. Yes, there are cheap, neutral rugs that actually look good.
66. Outdoor furniture can work great indoors, too.