Interior design can be really exciting, especially if this is your first time in a new home.
With so much choice out there, it comes as no surprise you might find it difficult to get it ‘right’. It’s about finding a balance - as well as some personal preference - to make your home a happy and welcoming environment.
With that in mind we have handpicked some of the best blogs on the internet that we feel offer the best information about home decor ideas.
So, if you’re ready to get creative, read on to find out more:
The first entry on our list is House Beautiful, a blog that really takes pride in home design.
The website is easy to navigate with a menu bar at the top of the page directing visitors to the various sections you can explore. From room ideas to particular lifestyle choices, you will find an array of information that will cater for all types of people.
Addicted 2 Decorating is a website created by self-confessed interior decorating fanatic, Kristi.
In this blog Kristi offers a range of helpful tips and advice, as well as her own inspirations, in order to help people improve on their decorating techniques.
In the menu bar at the top of the page, you will find a ‘Get Decorating Ideas’ section that is handy for learning new alternatives to decorating. From bathroom makeovers to pillow tutorials, you will certainly get inspiration from these posts.
Decorchick is a fun and friendly design blog created by home decor lover, Emily.
One of the great things about this blog is that Emily reveals pictures of her own home decor ideas, which instantly gives the website a more personable approach.
Not only this, but the ‘Project Gallery’ section is brilliant for offering easy viewing, as you can choose the category you wish to get inspiration from (Christmas, Spring, Valentine’s Day etc.).
With so many stunning designs and affordable tips, you could find yourself browsing this one for far longer than you thought.
As soon as you click on Decor8 you will be amazed by the wonderful images of beautiful interior design ideas that you can try out for yourself - not to mention some tasty recipes too!
The ‘Categories’ section on the top menu bar is particularly beneficial for making your way around the website and finding the pages that are going to be of interest to you, such as decorating tips and home tours.
The colour inspiration section is great if perhaps you have a certain palate in mind but you don’t know where to start - so make sure you don’t miss out!
In My Own Style is a brilliant blog with resourcefulness and recycling in mind. This is fantastic for people who have old things lying around that they perhaps don’t want to part with but want to give a new lease of life to.
There’s even the option to take advantage of the free printables section, so you can imitate any decorating ideas from the blog that you think may look great in your own home.
You can even learn how to make handmade Christmas ornaments in time for the festive season too - what’s not to love?
Self-taught interior designer, Kristine, set up The Painted Hive to showcase how simple it is to create beautiful home furniture for an affordable price.
The ‘Before & After’ section is ideal for seeing the process of a particular design, and Kristine gives helpful instructions for how to create them yourself.
Don’t worry if you have some furniture that’s in distress because the ‘Furniture Rehab’ section is designed to help you renovate something old into something original and unique.
The idea of Decor Adventures is to help turn an old home into a modern design, and that’s exactly what blogger, Jessica, has done with her own.
The website is simple to use with a clear menu bar at the top detailing each page, and social icons so you can continue exploring this blog on other platforms such as Pinterest and Facebook.
If you are into sewing, or perhaps you are a beginner and would like to learn more, the ‘Sewing + Fabric’ Projects page may be of particular interest to you.
Artsy Chicks Rule is a wonderful blog created by home decor enthusiast, Nancy.
In this blog you will find decorating ideas, furniture makeovers and much more. Not to mention a ‘Crafts’ section where you can find out about gift ideas for loved ones and how to turn old furniture from the 80s into cool, modern designs.
If you’re on a budget and want to recycle old products, this is the blog for you!
Thrifty & Chic is a blog that allows visitors to take a tour of blogger Alicia’s home for creative tips and ideas. And, if you have a dream of having a home that is practically white, this is the blog you are sure to draw inspiration from.
The ‘Fave Projects’ section is great for picking up useful tips and quirky ideas such as hanging mason jars and how to decorate your candles - the list is endless!
One of the best things about Love Chic Living is the fact that it targets family home owners. So, if you’re looking for design tips that don’t just cater for communal areas of your home, this is a handy blog to visit.
Blog creator, Jen, has a personal preference for contemporary design, so if this sounds like you, you are guaranteed to find some amazing examples of how to make your home quirky and modern.
There is even a section on how to create a fairytale bedroom if you want to opt for ideas that are a little more enchanting and animated.
Your home is one aspect of your life where you can truly get creative and these blogs are just the tip of the iceberg. There are plenty of websites out there to let your imagination run wild.
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