Every year, the moment Labor Day ends, it hits: interior design ennui. While the rest of the world goes back to school, we take this time to study up on our three Rs: revising, revamping, and redecorating our pads, of course.
And who better to school us on this subject than HGTV's home-makeover hunk (and Miami resident) David Bromstad? Between mentoring young, would-be designers on Design Star and injecting rooms with much-needed hues on Color Splash, the decor pro gave us a few tips on how to renovate a room without a millionaire's budget. From our walls to our floors to that couch we inherited on Craigslist, he shows us how to organize and upgrade it all. Read on for five helpful design tricks from the TV host—and be sure to take notes!