Our Favourite Home Living and Design Blogs for Your Inspiration
We always love coming across other sites that do a great job of providing some home decor and design inspiration for others. So, what better way to showcase them than to give you a convenient list here?
The Vogue Living Blog: Vogue Living is the blog for Australia’s leading decorating and design magazine since 1967. With years of experience in interior design, they focus mostly on sophisticated, creative and beautiful interiors around both Australia and the world. Follow them on Twitter @vogueliving.
Decor8 Blog: Founded by American interior designer and author Holly Becker, she wanted Decor8 to be a worldwide reliable design resource. The site consistently offers up fresh and interesting design ideas featuring a lot of independent art and design. Follow them on Twitter @decor8.
Apartment Therapy: The idea behind Apartment Therapy is to provide a community for those who are looking for design ideas and inspiration to decorate their homes in a way that conveys both a simple yet luxurious feel. This site posts multiple times a day and has a true abundance of resources. Follow them on Twitter @apttherapy.
Shelterrific: Many in the founding team at Shelterrific actually worked together first at Budget Living Magazine, so they know a thing or two about finding the best crafting, designing, cleaning and organising tips around. Updating many times daily, they have a large community online. Follow them on Twitter @shelterrific.
Young House Love: Five years ago, John and Sherry bought a new house and decided to blog about their new DIY hobby. All these years later, Young House Love has been one of the go to resources out there online for those who are looking for the best DIY projects for their home. Follow them on Twitter @younghouselove.
Thrifty Decor Chick: This site is dedicated to allowing those who want to have beautiful things in their home to not be held back by a lack of money. Because of that, the site shows prospective DIY designers how to get inspired by those expensive looks and copy them for just a fraction of the price. Follow them on Twitter @thriftydecor.
The Inspired Room: For those that are both on a budget and DIY challenged, The Inspired Room is the site for you.
Melissa, who runs the site looks to help people learn how to decorate their home with as little stress, hassle, cost and time commitment as possible. Follow them on Twitter @theinspiredroom.
Makely School for Girls: The blog at the Makely School for Girls is totally dedicated to helping empower women to take control of their home design skills. With loads of step by step instructions as well as tutorials, the site provides women with zero design and DIY skills a place to learn. Follow them on Twitter @makelyhome.
Centsational Girl: Kate, the face behind Centsational Girl, is always on the lookout for as she calls it “diamond style on a dime.” The blog gives tons of tips on DIY projects, especially those that can be made from flea market, thrift store or antique store finds. Follow them on Twitter @centsationalgrl.
Furniture Furniture: This site is dedicated to being an online home magazine that features plenty of design inspiration. The site uses photos, furniture and other ideas to help people find the right furniture and fixtures to put into their homes. Follow them on Twitter @furniturefashio.
Orange Oyster: Orange Oyster is aimed at providing industry news on everything home decor and home design. Readers can visit the site to find out the latest in showroom launches, job vacancies and the day-to-day home design and decor business. Follow them on Twitter @orangeoyster.
PadStyle: PadStyle is a blog that focuses directly on interior design with a specific twist on home furnishings. The blog displays a variety of contemporary home decor and furnishings for those who love to look at different types of furniture such as couches, chairs and lighting. Follow them on Twitter @padstyle.
MoCo Loco: If you are a lover of modern contemporary design, you must start following MoCo Loco as soon as possible. The site features everything modern contemporary in design and architecture including everything from wall coverings to lighting to accessories. Follow them on Twitter @locoloco.
Inhabitat: Inhabitat is a web magazine that focuses on the future of design. The site features a variety of innovations in design and technology that specifically focus on sustainability. Inhabitat is the perfect site to follow for all of the future of commercial and residential design and architecture. Follow them on Twitter @inhabitat.
Ikea Hackers: The premier site for Ikea hacking, the blog gives readers an insight into the multitude of ways to take some of the conventional Ikea designs and make changes or modification to them to create all new pieces of furniture and designs. Follow them on Twitter @ikeahacks.
Freshome: Freshome is one of the top sites to go to on the internet for finding the latest and greatest in architectural and design products and styles. The site also works to give readers inspiration in modern and beautiful home designs with a bit of a luxury touch. Follow them on Twitter @freshome.
Remodelista: The group behind the interior design and decor blog Remodelista believes that the best homes have a mix of both old and new. So, they show you how to mix and match found pieces from thrift stores or antique shops with contemporary furniture purchased recently. Follow them on Twitter @remodelista.
2Modern Blog: The 2Modern blog is a one stop site to find all things hip, modern and cool online. The site scans the internet to try to find the best in decor and design goods that are innovative and interesting so readers don’t have to end up getting lost in the maze of design sites out there. Follow them on Twitter @2modern.
ChicTip: This site is designed to feature all of the latest and greatest in design, product reviews, hotel design, restaurant design and up and coming trends. ChickTip features daily posts that discuss and feature everything that is going on in the home design world to get you inspiration. Follow them on Twitter @chictip.
Cococozy: Cococozy gives readers a look at home design and decor that can be fresh and interesting. While the site does follow the trends in design, the overreaching goal is to get readers to understand that home decor is a living breathing thing that takes cues from all sorts of eras and styles. Follow them on Twitter @cococozy.