In the mood for a little home improvement? Get an overdose of design inspiration from these home design websites and blogs.
True to its tagline of “Saving the world, one room at a time,” Apartment Therapy is a great resource for anything related to home design, redecorating and remodeling. The site is chock-full of pictorial style inspiration from home tours, inspiring before & after room remodels, and loads of pinterest-worthy pegs for your home. But it also contains practical tips on maximizing small spaces, DIY projects and other useful home hacks. At the heart of the site is the sense of community instilled by the blogs/forums, where readers can connect online to get specific advice on home dilemmas.
A collaboration between two interior design junkies based in Canada and Australia, the blog “Desire to Inspire” aims to inspire everyone in finding their perfect room. The cheerful and breezy website highlights interior designers and decorators, architects, stylists, photographers or their own readers’ homes.
Feeling extra crafty? Check out Decor8, a blog that focuses on fresh finds, inspiring interiors and ideas that will inspire your creative side. The highly popular design resource resembles a scrapbook with lovely photos showing different steps of creating handmade decor for your home. Aside from featuring interiors in the category Home Tours, Decor8 founder Holly Becker frequently features pretty prints, wallpapers, fabrics, soft color palettes, and Etsy and vintage finds. Her easy-to-follow DIY arts and craft guides will have you reaching for scissors and craft paper in no time.
Design Sponge reads like an online magazine, with clean and minimalist and well-curated photos. Click the categories to see neatly categorized thumbnails leading to different aspects of home improvement – from Interiors, DIY Guides to Before and After Projects. Under Interiors, readers can even browse through home tours by location-state, size and style.