When it comes to making a house a home, we could all use a little inspiration and guidance. Some of us simply don’t have the confidence to tackle a big DIY project, or aren’t quite sure how to bring that empty corner of the living room to life – and that’s where interiors blogs come in!
If you’re an interiors obsessive you probably already follow a few blogs, or have several Pinterest boards full of ideas, but are always on the hunt for more inspiration.
Here at Sleepy People, we’ve pulled together the best interiors blogs we think you need to be following to keep things fresh in 2017. So in no particular order, here are our top 30.
Desire To Inspire
For a blog that really pulls together spectacular living spaces together into one place, if you aren’t already following Desire To Inspire you really should.
Kim and Jo have been sharing their passion for interior design with each other and the world for a decade now, and the blog is the perfect ‘grab a cup of tea and while away some time daydreaming’ space of the internet.
Kate La Vie
Kate lives in Glasgow, and her home is absolutely beautiful. On her blog, she documents her home updates, as well as giving her readers plenty of tips along the way.
She has a real eye for style and colour schemes, and also blogs about beauty, travel, and lifestyle, so her blog is a great all rounder.
Caroline Burke is one to watch if you fancy trying your hand at a spot of DIY. Skip the often hefty price tags, and follow her simple and achievable tutorials to build your own furniture, wall hangings, or even beauty products.
Also one to watch for room styling tips, plant care pointers, and affordable homeware.
Lust Living is written by UK-based Olivia Nicole Silk, and is an interiors and lifestyle blog. She posts updates on her own beautiful home, clever DIY ideas, and also travel and lifestyle.
The photography is beautiful, and so are her gorgeous dogs!
If you love Scandi style (and who doesn’t, eh?) you will want to be following Norway’s most read interiors blog.
Nina Holst who runs the blog started it as a hobby but now runs it full time. Posts range from showcasing her own home improvements and styling, giving tips, and sharing her inspiration.
Old Brand New
If you love bold colours and bohemian patterns, you’ve gotta follow Old Brand New. Dab who runs the blog majored in Fine Arts and has turned Old Brand New into a design studio.
All manner of topics are covered on the blog, from interiors and home tours, and DIY and decor, to travel, art and music.
Coco Lapine Design
A Belgian designer living in Munich, Sarah who runs Coco Lapine Design has a passion for interiors and showcases inspiration that she finds.
If you like image heavy posts this is definitely the corner of the internet for you. Categories include DIY, furniture, interiors, styling, travel, and snapshots of Sarah’s own home.
The Painted Hive
For great DIY projects that look super professional, you need to check out The Painted Hive. Kristine who runs the blog is a perfectionist and it really shows!
She transforms her family home on as small a budget as possible, and some of the ideas she comes up with are genius!
Amber Interior Design Blog
This is a great blog to follow if you’d like to keep an eye on the projects of a professional interior designer. Amber runs her own design company, as well as an online store, and even a bricks and mortar shop.
Follow for client before and afters, her personal projects, quick tips, and inspiration.
Love Chic Living
Love Chic Living is a UK based interiors blog which has picked up several awards over the years. And it’s not hard to see why as this blog is both beautifully laid out and categorised, and jam packed with great content.
Follow for top tips, reviews, makeovers, and even resources for fellow bloggers.
Holly Marder is a stylist, blogger, and photographer who spends her days photographing beautiful homes, as well as working with her clients to style their spaces.
Since 2011, she has been sharing said spaces with us via her blog, which is a real treasure trove of inspiration.
Young House Love
It’s safe to say that John and Sherry who run Young House Love know what they’re talking about when it comes to making a house a home, having fixed up three of their own.
On their blog you will find everything from house tours to DIY how to’s, and stories of mistakes they’ve made along the way, to help you avoid making the same ones!
No list of interiors blogs could ever be complete without mentioning Apartment Therapy. Chances are you’re already familiar with this great blog if you have a passion for interiors, but if not, you’ll want to acquaint yourself.
You’ll find everything from before and afters of renovations, ideas for those who live in a rented space, budget ideas, and tips for making the most of small spaces, to organisation and decluttering tips.
The Budget Decorator
The Budget Decorator does exactly what it says on the tin, and offers lots of tips and inspiration for those who wish to decorate on a budget.
This is a great one to follow for everything from tips on organising your jewellery to DIY projects.
Hege In France
Hege Morris started her blog in 2011, when she and her husband lived in France. They now live in the UK, but she still shares her passion for design with us all.
She posts everything from inspiration to pictures of her home, and she also has an online shop called .
Swoon Worthy is ‘the home of boho glam’, and Kimberly who runs the blog describes herself as ‘an unashamed maximalist’ – quite the opposite of most of the minimalist design lovers on this list!
Her style is luxe and eclectic, and she shares plenty of DIY tips to help achieve a high-end look on a low-end budget.
Mad About The House
Kate Watson-Smyth is an award winning interiors journalist, and she also runs an interior consultancy business, as well as her blog.
With 20 years experience, her blog is a collection of beautiful spaces, and the way she writes is conversational and friendly. All in all, a total joy to read.
Sarah started her blog on interiors after becoming fed up with being a wage slave, and it has propelled her into being able to work on interiors like she always dreamed, having worked with some great brands.
Her blog is about “interiors for rule breakers, risk takers and statement makers” and this shines through not only in the posts she shares, but the way she lives her life too!
Sophie has worked in the interior design business for 20 years and really knows how to make different styles hang together to create a beautiful home.
Her style is bold and colourful, and colour is something she really focuses on in her blog, so this is definitely one to follow if you like to make a statement.
Winner of the Amara Interior Blog Awards “Best Design Inspiration Blog” in 2016, Forward Features is run by David and Mark who live in London and started the blog in 2014 to document their journey of finding a flat together.
They have both worked in interiors PR, so they have an excellent eye for style, and now document everything from their home upgrades to industry events and trends!
The Inspired Room
The Inspired Room is run by Melissa, and serves as a platform to follow the progress of her home transformation, as well as inspire you to make improvements to your own home!
Melissa has been running the blog for 10 years now, and her daily ideas are certainly inspiring.
My Scandinavian Home
The title of this blog alludes to its content perfectly. Certainly the blog to follow if you like minimalist Nordic style and designs, it is run by Niki, a Londoner lucky enough to move to Malo in Sweden 10 years ago.
Sharing not just her own home, but other people’s spaces she comes across too, it is a collection of simplicity and beauty.
Melanie Lissack Interiors
This blog is a great one to follow if you’re on a budget, as the whole concept of this blog is to enable us as readers to tackle achieving great contemporary interior design on a budget.
There are plenty of DIY projects, before and afters, repurposing inspiration, and styling tips to be had, as Melanie who runs the blog has taken a really hands on approach when styling her own home.
Pretty Handy Girl
For a really really hands on DIY blog, you need to give Pretty Handy Girl a follow. Brittany has the firm belief that if someone else can do it, then why can’t she? As a result, she has proven this theory right by undertaking some pretty major renovations herself!
From a young age, Gwen – a.k.a. The Makerista – has been creating everything from jewellery to a family home! She loves to make the things in her house for herself and showcase her beautiful home.
Follow for craft projects, tips and tricks, house tours, and much more.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped
The Beat That My Heart Skipped is run by Rohini, a London based journalist and trend forecaster for the design industries.
Her blog features everything from house tours to products and shop recommendations, and she has been running it for ten years now!
Abigail Ahern’s style is excitingly bold, and her use of colour is what sets her apart from the rest. Her blog is one of the most influential interiors blogs in the UK, and her retail business stocks her range of signature dark paints, faux flowers, and much more.
If you love bold and rich colour schemes, and an eclectic glamorous style, this is definitely the blog for you.
Heather who runs the blog Growing Spaces lives and breathes home interiors and isn’t shy when it comes to crafts and DIY projects.
From planters made out of guttering to creating an indoor climbing wall for a kids’ bedroom, you’re sure to find a project to inspire you.
Ugly Duckling House
Sarah of Ugly Duckling House “loves tearing her house apart and putting it back together again”, which is code for “is a dab hand at DIY”. So if you need a little guidance when it comes to home repairs, or are just after inspiration for your next project, you’ll want to give this blog a follow.
Style By Emily Henderson
Emily is a TV host, author, and stylist, and her blog is full of fantastic pointers on everything from shelf styling, to design mistakes to avoid making! You’ll find plenty of advice on how to style your home to its full potential with confidence.
We hope you’ve found your new favourite interiors blog on this list! Why not take a look at some of our previous posts here on the ?