Our Favourite 26 Interior Design Blogs For Home Inspiration
If you’re looking to delve into the world of interior design, drawing ideas from blogs is a great place to start. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite 26 interior design blogs to give you inspiration and some serious home envy.
We know that every home has a different personality, and every homeowner has different goals. That’s why we’ve tried to include a range of blogs to fulfil as many interior needs as possible, so you can find ideas that fit you and your home.
Houzz initially started out as a platform for users to share and browse beautiful interior design photos for inspiration. Now it features a range of resources to help with every aspect of home renovation. From connecting with local professionals to shopping your dream piece of furniture, Houzz can help you achieve your goals. We love that you can browse for inspiration by room and discover house tours, ‘before and after’ transformations and styling tips on their Stories section.
Celebrating fashion at home, Elle Decoration is a trend-led blog that shares the very best in interior style inspiration. Posting about all things design and décor, you can be sure that Elle’s recommendations are always on-trend and chic. Take a look at home tours from around the world, decorating ideas for every room, advice from experts and more.
Self-described as “saving the world, one room at a time”, Apartment Therapy are doing their bit to help readers all over the globe make their homes more than just a house. Or an apartment, of course. This blog shares interior and lifestyle content like DIY how-tos, shopping guides, expert advice, solutions to everyday problems and product suggestions for every room in your home. We especially love that they have a dedicated section for organisation and cleaning.
Established in 1920, Ideal Home is another magazine that has taken its content online. With a mission statement to help “homeowners and renters alike to get the most out of their property,” Ideal Home is proud to shine a spotlight on the best ideas, new products and home interior inspiration for their readers to draw from and make their own. Browse ideas by room or explore their buying guides, featuring in-depth reviews of the “latest technology, appliances and key pieces of furniture” - tried and tested so you don’t have to.
For those of you who have an outdoor space, you’ll know that your garden is an extension of your home and deserves just as much care and attention. House & Garden is a magazine and blog dedicated to updating their readers with styling and decoration ideas, with a dash of food and lifestyle on the side. Learn how to decorate by room or browse their archives to find home inspiration by house type.
Style By Emily Henderson is an interior design blog, with a sprinkling of lifestyle, to inspire anyone interested in home décor. With sections dedicated to budget ideas, design trends, makeovers, design rules and mistakes and how-to guides, there’s something for everyone, no matter the size or style of your home.
One of the original interior design blogs that inspired a wave of bloggers to create their own, Swoon Worthy is run by Kimberly - a décor devotee and “unashamed maximalist” who loves “colour and pattern and interiors with personality.” Kimberly welcomes readers into her virtual home where she posts updates on her continual journey to renovate her real life Victorian home. Follow along with her styling tips and new home additions, as well as watching video tours of her previous and current abode.
Meet Coco, an LA born interior design enthusiast whose blog has been named as a favourite of pop star Katy Perry and interior design guru Jonathan Adler in InStyle magazine. Coco’s well-loved blog explores the latest home décor trends, designs and furniture in an editorial format that’s laced with stunning photography. Cococozy also features a “Best Of” section where Coco posts her holy grail styles and accessories.
Stacey Sheppard is the freelance writer and blogger behind The Design Sheppard, a moodboard of all things interior design. With experience writing for a number of home décor and design publications, some of which are even listed in this very post, you can count on Stacey knowing her terrazzo from her travertine tiles. Rounding up the latest trends in interior design and discussing the most innovative and unique product offerings, The Design Sheppard is a must for anyone seeking style inspiration.
Looking for a place to satisfy your modern interior cravings? Pop over to Fresh Design Blog, a space dedicated to sharing “fresh ideas, décor inspiration and affordable buys for your home and garden.” With contemporary style at the heart of all its content, Fresh Design Blog posts a mix of decorating, interior ideas, furniture and home accessories. Our favourite part? Fresh Design Blog is made for everyday people living in everyday homes, which is why they post a balance of affordable high street pieces alongside more luxurious, aspirational items.
Hygge has really been having its moment in recent years, but if you’re new to the concept, hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is a Danish concept all about creating a sense of cosiness, contentment and wellbeing through actions and objects in your everyday life. If you’re looking to introduce it into your home, Hygge For Home is the perfect place to start. Reena is committed to bringing her readers the cosy content that they crave and shares her “passion for modern rustic interiors” on her blog. So if you’re looking for hygge inspiration or are chasing that warm, content sensation, take a browse at Hygge For Home today.
If simplistic style and and an abundance of grey interiors is what you long for, explore the Cate St Hill blog. Inspired by the minimalist feel of Scandinavian interior design, Cate St Hill shares styling advice, décor tips, product recommendations, how-to guides and more, all driven by the ethos of “simple interior design for everyday living.”
A favourite amongst many interior design enthusiasts, Bright.Bazaar aims to inject a little colour into people’s homes. Will’s “make-you-smile” slice of the internet shares beautiful interiors, feel-good home inspiration as well as everyday style and travel ideas. On Bright.Bazaar, Will has been sharing the renovation journey of his previous fixer-upper beach house and newly acquired New York City apartment.
Follow along with the renovation of a London family home on Design Soda, a blog that lives for colour, pattern and patina. It has regular features on interior design, DIYs, styling and trends. We love Design Soda’s Colour Feature series - a collection of posts that deep dive into a specific colour, pull apart why exactly that shade is so special and suggest interior pieces in that hue.
Dabito is the founder and creative director of his own creative studio, and is well known for his artistic uses of colour. A quick scan of his Old Brand New blog pulls up bright patterns and bold prints in the form of satisfying shots of various home interiors. If you’re looking for inspiration, room transformations, styling guides or simply to just bask in beautiful interiors, Old Brand New is your go-to destination.
Jane describes herself as a “jane of all trades”, eagerly building, designing, remaking and tweaking her way through a beautiful, historic 90s house and more recently, a Texas ranch. Follow along with her progress on Maison de Pax where she documents how-to guides, DIY projects and more.
Satisfy your desire to upcycle by taking a peek at Grillo Designs, a hub for easy home tutorials, IKEA hacks, furniture DIYS and more. Run by interior design lover Medina, Grillo Designs even has a section specially dedicated to woodworking and provides useful content for readers who rent. We love the “How I Rent” series, a collection of posts by contributors who share insights into how they rent.
The official and original home to all IKEA hacks, IKEA Hackers is a community of recycling enthusiasts sharing how they give their IKEA furniture a new lease of life. Full of submitted creations featuring well-known pieces from the Swedish furniture giant, this blog is all about giving alternative ways to repurpose and use popular products.
Not all homes have four bedrooms, two ensuites, a living room AND a parlour room. That’s where Living in a Shoebox comes in. This blog posts content specifically about homes that are on the smaller side. Take a browse at furniture recommendations for small houses, space-saving storage solutions and photographic tours of beautifully-renovated compact homes. Studio apartments? We’re sold.
Katrina Blair considers herself a “lover of small old homes” and a “small home design expert”, posting the renovation process of her 1956 Californian ranch house that sits at just under 1200 square feet. Read on to find out how she tackles DIY jobs, one room challenges, design plans, how-to guides and more.
Who better to take interior design advice from than a minimalism coach and small space stylist? Melanie is the brains behind A Small Life, sharing before and after updates of different rooms in her home, room refreshes, styling advice and décor inspiration.
The Budget Decorator is the online home to DIY home decorating ideas on a budget. Find tips on undertaking your own house repairs, organisation advice, storage solutions and, of course, DIYs. From individual furniture DIYs to whole room makeovers, you’ll find a range of projects at The Budget Decorator.
The Painted Home is the ideal destination for anyone looking to get hands-on with their home. This blog is full of practical how-to guides, DIY projects and before and after makeovers. Blog founder Denise is also the Design Coordinator for the US hit show STONE HOUSE REVIVAL, meaning that she has a keen eye for interior design.
As well as offering a range of interior design services for children’s rooms, Room to Bloom also shares bedroom inspiration and ideas for parents looking to reimagine or redecorate their little one’s room. Browse through their blog for the dreamiest children’s bedroom inspiration.
With dedicated sections for baby nurseries and kids’ rooms, Petit & Small posts interior design inspiration and ideas to help parents elevate their child’s room. It breaks down everything from colours to décor styles, while also providing handy guides and how-to posts.
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