Dwell’s Top 10 How-To Guides of 2018

Dwell’s Top 10 How-To Guides of 2018

By Kathryn M.
Ignite your creative, can-do spirit with this year’s most popular how-to guides.

Kick off the new year with these practical how-to guides that are brimming with DIY ideas for the home and garden—from quick, affordable IKEA hacks (that can be tackled in less than an hour) to the ins and outs of organizing with decluttering guru Marie Kondo. Ready to roll up your sleeves? Below are the top 10 guides that made the biggest splash in 2018.

10. 8 Bathroom Storage Hacks You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

If you're designing or remodeling your bathroom, check out these out-of-the-box storage ideas your friends will want to copy.

We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.

From minimalist dwellings to architectural feats, we're sharing some award-winning ‘Grammers to add to your daily scroll. 

Give your IKEA furniture a quick facelift with these DIY tips—guaranteed to transform your basic pieces into custom, eye-catching furniture in less than an hour, tops.

From "disco" tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.

In this guide, we break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.

If you're itching to join the enticing #vanlife movement taking over your Instagram feed, but don't quite have the skills to trick out your own van, don't worry—you can always have one revamped for you. In this roundup, we've rounded up seven companies here to help. 

These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.

Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.

Whether you’ve given up on houseplants after past failures, are totally new to the green thumb game, or just want to get a refresher course on the hardiest plants out there, this list is for you. 

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