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Welcome back everyone! I hope everyone had a fun-filled, restful holiday season. Now that your guests are gone, the decorations are packed away, and you’re not out battling all those crazy holiday shoppers, I bet you have a lot of time on your hands and empty space to fill – or perhaps you’re having the opposite problem and have no place to put your stacks of presents!

If 2013 has you itching to complete a project in your home, look no further: we have plenty of beautiful designs to get you inspired no matter what room or budget you have in mind.


For many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Take this year to treat your kitchen to a makeover, whether it’s a small project like repainting your cabinets or doing a complete remodel job. Don’t forget to give your dining room some love in 2013, too!


Bathroom updates are a quick and easy way to create a fresh look without dedicating yourself to a major project. Try searching your home to add cool “new” accents or refreshing your vanity.


Maybe it’s because we’re all just now coming out of cookie comas, but something about the new year has got us yearning to give our bedrooms a new look. Now is the perfect time to finally make that headboard of your dreams or make a statement with a new color scheme.


Being more organized can be found on many New Year’s resolution lists. Getting that closet, laundry room, or pantry organized can make for smooth sailing in 2013. Looking for storage solutions? Be clever – the rotating shoe rack pictured above was originally designed to hold children’s toys!


It’s never too early to start an outdoor project. Planning and collecting supplies now will ensure you have plenty of time to enjoy your new deck, pool, or outdoor room come spring and summer.

What home projects do you want to tackle in 2013? Tell us in the comments below and check out more ideas from the links below:
Kitchens that Cook: Kitchen Design Guide
Unbelievable Budget Bathrooms
Basement Remodeling Ideas
How to Paint Furniture
Add a Home Gym
Star Secrets to Cleaning and Organizing
Smart Chic Dining Rooms

6 Responses

  1. Sheena P. says:

    Love that shoe rack!

  2. Christine says:

    I would like to re-do my bedroom.

  3. Linda says:

    Trying to choose a new color for my bedroom. It is large with a cathedral ceiling so I could go with a dark warm color.

  4. Laurie says:

    I want to paint the cabinets in my kitchen. I want them white with black hardware. That would look so clean and fresh I think.

  5. Anabel says:

    I really like the arrangement and the actual designs made. It had been awesome. Planning is probably the most important steps in redesigning an area. It is vital to take considering the use from the room, the size from the room, what mood you need to set, and who will probably be using the space. The layout of the room refers to the way the furniture is arranged. Achieving balance is necessary to ensure that the room to end up being organized. When deciding how you can balance your room, there are three main types to select from.

  6. A really informative and useful post. This shoe rack is really fascinating and I would love to have one. I followed the link to learn more. Hopefully, I will soon have one.

Jessica YonkerJessica Yonker is a editor for HGTV.com and a professional glitter handler. She loves decorating her friends' homes without their permission and practicing for her inevitable appearance on Chopped. Like...


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