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12 insane real life home transformations seen on Instagram

These before and afters will leave you feeling inspired

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Rachel Avery
Homes Editor
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If you’re feeling a touch home décor fatigue after a year of DIY projects, you might be seeking some inspiration. These homeowners have totally transformed their houses - and the before and after Instagram pictures will seriously blow your mind. Take a look at our round-up of the best home renovations on Instagram…

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1. The elegant bedroom makeover

1© @edwardian_love

Using the room's natural light to their advantage this property owner has taken it from a legit building sight to a hotel-worthy sleep space.

Image: @edwardian_love

2. The colourful bedroom makeover

2© @renov80shouse

This transformation proves that being brave with colour can pay dividends - painting the walk-in wardrobe in the same shade as the bedroom really connects the two rooms.

Image: @renov80shouse

3. The pastel bedroom makeover

3© @renovationliving

Talk about pastel perfection! The cool colour combo and on-trend accessories have brought this room into the modern day with a bang.

Image: @renovationliving

4. The chic bathroom makeover


From a dated blue bathroom suite to a gorgeous green haven, and we adore the bold black furnishings against the statement floor.


5. The statement hallway makeover

5© @etchinghillhouse

This rainbow staircase with an epic gallery wall is brimming with personality. Who knew a hallway could be so fun?

Image: @etchinghillhouse

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6. The barn kitchen makeover

6© @barn.renovation

Striking the perfect balance between country chic and modern cool, this wow-factor kitchen could belong to an A-lister.

Image: @barn.renovation/

7. The DIY kitchen makeover

7© @homeatvictoriaroad

From drab to fab thanks to a lick of paint, faux panelling and a lot of hard work - bravo to this DIY pro!

Image: @homeatvictoriaroad

8. The fun children's bedroom makeover

8© @renovating_the_house

Proof that period features do have a place in modern homes. We really love this contrast between old and new in this cool children’s bedroom.

Image: @renovating_the_house

9. The modern bathroom makeover


With a free-standing tub, super-cool shower and swanky brass fixtures, this contemporary bathroom has truly stolen our hearts.

Image: @whitstable_view

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10. The pristine garden makeover

10© @1894home

This is the difference between a garden and an outdoor living space - it is now picture perfect and ready for some serious summer barbecuing.

Image: @1894home

11. The cosy living room makeover

11© @renovatingridgeway

The traditional brick fireplace brings a rustic edge to this all-white room – and we love the cosy stack of logs in the corner.

Image: @renovatingridgeway

12. The colourful living room makeover

houseonthehill london© @houseonthehill_london

Muted shades have been switched for bold colour choices - just look how the vibrant chair pops against the on-trend navy walls.

Image: @houseonthehill_london

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