The Blog

20 Incredible Room Before-and-After Transformations

This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email.

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for

From the kitchen and living room to the master bedroom and bathroom, we've rounded up the most dramatic room before and after projects from the Blogger Community at Whether you're looking to renovate an entire space or bring a dull room back to life with the help of a little paint and fresh décor, get inspired with these amazing room makeovers!

1. Laundry and Linen Closet Makeover

From dark and red to bright and clean, see the full transformation of this fun and functional laundry room, here.


Image Credit: Blue i Style

2. New and Improved Family Room

This Scandinavian-inspired living room makeover is full of patterns, prints and knick-knacks for a personal and comfortable space!


Image Credit: Hello Lidy

3. Refreshed and Restyled Kitchen

A planked wood backsplash, fresh light fixtures, and chalkboard paint are just the beginning of the projects that went into this kitchen makeover. See what else was done to create this stylish kitchen, here.


Image Credit: My Fabulous Life

4. Multi-Purpose Room Makeover

A space that was hardly ever used was brought back to life with the help of paint and fresh furnishings. See the full transformation of this multi-purpose room, here.


Image Credit: Live Laugh Rowe

5. Play Room Turned Living Room

From a chaotic playroom to a tasteful living space, this room makeover created an entirely new space by layering bright colors, bold patterns, and textures.


Image Credit: Place Of My Taste

6. Nautical Camp Style Boy's Bedroom Makeover

A combination of thrift store finds and DIYs, this bedroom makeover brought an outdated space up to date by focusing on a nautical camp style.


Image Credit: The Happy Housie

7. Antique Farmhouse Bathroom Makeover

This bathroom transformation maintained the antique character of the space while adding a few modern touches. Get all of the details on this bathroom before and after, here.


Image Credit: That's My Letter

8. Bookcase Makeover

With a bit of paint, new hardware and wallpaper, this family room bookcase got a whole new look!


9. Modern Coastal Studio Office Makeover

This creative studio office went through an incredible transformation by adding DIY crafts, fun accessories, and coastal elements.


Image Credit: Simple Stylings

10. Garage Makeover

Creating extra storage space and specific work stations, this garage makeover turned a cluttered space into a functional garage!


Image Credit: Polished Habitat

11. Friendly Boy's Bathroom Reveal

This boy's bathroom that doubles as the guest bathroom is full of handmade elements and DIY projects. See more before and after photos of this beautiful bathroom, here.


Image Credit: Southern Revivals

12. Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover

Copper pendant lights, nailhead upholstered chairs and retro appliances complete this farmhouse style kitchen makeover.


13. Baby Boy's Nursery Makeover

This guest bedroom was transformed into a baby boy's nursery! See the full room makeover, here.


Image Credit: Wife In Progress

14. $800 Kitchen Transformation

Looking to remodel a room on a budget? See how this kitchen makeover was completed for only $800, here!


Image Credit: On Bliss Street

15. Craft Room Makeover

This DIY and custom built craft room mixed and matched craft supplies, organizers and storage bins for a bright and colorful space.


16. Family Room Makeover

This dark and dated family room was transformed into an entirely different space by brightening up the doors, walls, and hardware.


Image Credit: Artsy Chicks Rule

17. Living Room Redo

From brown to bright and happy, this living room redo features gold accents, floral touches, and pops of coral.


Image Credit: Your Homebased Mom

18. Man Cave Makeover

A cluttered room was converted into a masculine office in this before and after project. See the full transformation, here.


Image Credit: Lolly Jane

19. Master Bedroom Refresh

Neutrals paired with pops of blue and wooden elements complete this cozy master bedroom makeover.


20. Back Porch Makeover

Basic brick painted white, a calm blue ceiling and bold patterned décor make up this vibrant back porch makeover!


Image Credit: The Blissful Bee

What's your favorite room before and after transformation? Let us know in the comments below!