Free Interior Design Resources: The Hottest Decorating Blogs for 2019

by Alex ThatcherDecember 21, 2018

Need Some Inspiration? Here Are 9 of the Best Home Decorating Blogs Out There

Pinterest is a great resource for finding inspiration. But because it’s purely a visual medium, it isn’t always easy to take what you see in the picture and reflect or manifest it in your own home. For home decorating inspiration, decorating blogs remain the best free resource for tips, advice, photos, and everything else related to home decor.

If you want to stay up to date on the latest trends, then we recommend you check out the following nine blogs, each of which is sure to be considered one of the hottest decorating blogs for 2019.

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EyeSwoon

EyeSwoon is owned and operated by Athena Calderone, and it’s the go-to blog for refined table-setting ideas, entertaining advice, and delicious recipes that are perfect for sharing on Instagram. Her blog even has a shop where you can purchase everything you need to put together the perfect party.

All Sorts Of

All Sorts Of is the blog for Amber Interiors, which is owned and operated by Amber Lewis. Her popular blog is designed to be the “sourcebook for laid-back living.” In it, she shares before and after stories and photos of actual client projects, tips and advice like how to shop for home decor accessories, designer and artist spotlights, and more.

Wit + Delight

Wit + Delight is more than just a home decorating blog, it touches on just about everything. Run by Minneapolis-based consultant Kate Arends, Wit + Delight is where you’ll find beautiful interior design photos, shopping wish lists, gift guides, lifestyle tips and advice, and everything else you need to live a life well lived.

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Style by Emily Henderson

If the name Emily Henderson sounds familiar, it’s because Emily is popular stylist, author, and television host. And, Style by Emily Henderson is her blog. Her blog is well known for being a reliable resource for product recommendations for all budgets, gift guides, before and after stories, styling advice, and so much more.

Savvy Home

Savvy Home is an interior design blog written by Gabrielle Savoie. Specializing in coastal-inspired designs with a touch of American style, Savvy Home is where you’ll find plenty of how-to articles, home tours, trend info, as well as entertainment, shopping, and travel insights.

Thistlewood Farms

The talented blogger turned designer KariAnne Wood of Thistlewood Farms specializes in making a house a home. With southern charm, she chronicles the journey of making a farmhouse into the perfect abode- sharing easy tutorials and do-it-yourself inspiration along the way. Thistlewood Farms has everything for the home owner looking to transform any space into a prefect retreat.  As an accomplished author, KariAnne offers great resources on her blog including her DIY home planner, a guide to make you fall in love with your home all over again.

Coco Lapine Design

Sarah Van Peteghem is the Belgian designer who helms the blog, Coco Lapine Design. She specializes in showcasing clean and modern interior design, featuring romantic elements throughout. Her blog regularly features mood boards for inspiration, home tours, and style and travel advice. An online shop is also available where you can purchase Coco Lapine art prints and more.

Old Brand New

Old Brand New is run by Dabito, a decorator who also considers himself a blogger, an artist, a taste-maker, a decor guru, a passionate vintage hunter, and a lover of everything that relates to design. Arguably one of the most diverse interior design blogs out there, Old Brand New shares everything from the latest design trends to DIY projects to personal art and photography.

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Apartment 34

Apartment 34 is the blog run by Erin Hiemstra. It was a finalist in Domino Magazine’s 2018 Design Blog Award. It serves up daily doses of lifestyle and home decor inspiration, fashion tips, beauty advice, travel ideas and more. It even makes redecorating your home easy to manage with seasonal shopping guides.

The great thing about the Internet is that it’s a cornucopia of ideas and resources when it comes to home decor. The above make up some of the best blogs out there on the subject, but they are just the tip of the iceberg. When looking for inspiration, take a broad scope and look at everything you can. You never know when or where inspiration will strike.

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About The Author
Alex Thatcher
Alex is a home staging guru who moonlights as a writer. She loves everything about interior design and loves working in the industry. Alex is an expert in finding what makes people light up when they walk into a room, and has made a living by creating interiors that are unique, warm and inviting. When she isn't arranging flowers or making sure she's found the right loveseat for prospective buyers, she writes about her passion — home design.