6 Home Improvement Blogs to Inspire Your Next Project. There’s no shortage of websites and apps out there for interior designers and home improvement. So, when you’re looking for walls to be painted or perhaps kitchen design tips, it can feel like swimming in an ocean full of choices and it’s impossible to know where to start.
With so many different DIYers and professionals with their own unique advice, secrets, opinions, and experiences at your fingertips, sifting through each one is no easy task. It’s also hard to cut through all the clutter on these platforms – there’s a lot going on! We’ve all been there before, frustrated with not knowing who to listen to or where to look for quality information. It can take hours digging through multiple blogs, Instagram accounts, Facebook pages, etc. all just trying to find one piece of helpful information.
To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a list of our favorite home improvement blogs from around the web for you to browse through – just in case you need a little help deciding what to do with that empty space in your basement or where you should go shopping for new furniture.
6 home improvement blogs to inspire your next project
1. Designer Trapped
If you’ve ever dreamt of trading in your suit coat for a toolbelt, this blog is for you.
Tasha, a self-proclaimed designer trapped in a lawyer’s body, did just that. The former civil trial lawyer began blogging full-time when her keen eye for design and decorating tips got the attention of more than just her family and friends.
She has since built a solid following in the design community by sharing her passion for interior, architectural and lifestyle design. From gorgeous furniture finds to innovative organization tips, each week Tasha curates her finds into an “idea board” for her followers to peruse, offering ample inspiration for how to make the most of their space.
2. Centsational Style
It’s amazing how just a few new details can transform an entire room, and DIYing the changes is even more rewarding. Kate is an expert in all things (home) décor related. Her blog, Centsational Style, is chock-full of time-saving guides, DIY hacks, and must-have product reviews. We may be partial to her shiplap flooring installation tutorial, but it’s only one of the many reasons we fell (hard) for Kate.
The name of this blog speaks for itself. Cassity and her husband are remodeling gurus, relentlessly employing their motto, “reduce, reuse, recycle, re-purpose, remodel.”
Cassity’s blog covers everything from home decor, design, recipes, health, and family. Her passion is to simplify the home life by integrating her love of design with convenience options. Her goal is to use DIY projects to re-create an environment that is fashionable yet truly functional. With that said, readers especially show some love for her in-depth project tutorials and downloadable printables.
Big Brands with Brilliant Blogs
Real estate and home improvement go together. We couldn’t complete this list without including one of our favorite real estate thought leaders. Whether you’re selling your home, buying a new one, or just looking to acquire some skills in home improvement, realtor.com provides easy-to-understand tips and tricks for everyone.
You can browse housing market reports, get answers to frequently asked questions, learn how to save money on HVAC repair and even uncover gardening hacks.
If you’re looking for moving day packing tips or ideas on how to make extra money, this blog has it all!
5. Good Housekeeping
This is yet another example of a blog that discusses topics beyond the physical aspects of a home. From cleaning product reviews to recipes and parenting tips, Good Housekeeping is a one-stop shop for all things “home.”
With spring right around the corner, one of our favorite reads 20 Easy Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard that’ll have your home looking more attractive than ever before without breaking your back (or bank!).
6. At Home: A Blog by Joanna Gaines
You can’t get enough of Chip and Joanna Gaines! (And you never will.) With HGTV’s Fixer Upper on its last season, there’s no better time to show the Gaines’ family some love. If you are in love with all things Joanna Gaines from her calming demeanor and straight-talking attitude to her impeccable eye for design and warm sense of humor, then you probably feel like you miss her more than ever now that the show is over. But you know You know you can turn to Joanna’s personal blog for these things and more. Joanna’s At Home blog not only provides readers with re-caps from the homes she and handyman husband, Chip Gaines, transform on their hit TV show, but also touches on issues of the heart.
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