Tired of living in a magnolia dream? Fed up of drab drapes and blinds? We've complied a list of our favourite blog sites from around the internet for interior design inspiration. Enjoy!
1. Apartment Therapy
Apartment Therapy’s Mission is to “help people make their homes more beautiful, organized and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources, ideas and community online” and it certainly hit’s the spot. From how to renovate old furniture to tours of real people’s homes, Apartment Therapy offers inspiration for every space, big or small, indoors or outdoors. Although Apartment Therapy started in the USA, over the last 10 years word has spread and it’s gone global with posts from members world wide. For inspiration closer to home check out their mini site dedicated to homes from around the UK.
2. Design Tripper
If you want inspiration from around the world then Design Tripper is the blog for you! Showcasing the best of the worlds most stylish hotels, B&B’s lodges, hostels and even tents, Design Tripper focuses on the beautiful interiors that have been created as a space for people to escape to. Perfect not only if you’re looking for inspiration for your next interior design project but also if you’re looking for a holiday destination as well!
Hop Interiors bills itself as “Eye Candy for the Interior Hungry” and we couldn’t agree more. While a lot of blogs focusing on interior design come from the USA, Hop Interiors is written by a UK based blogger and features not only design inspiration but also interviews with design experts and reviews of the latest interior design bibles. A fantastic first step if you’re looking for ideas that you can adapt and make your own.
4. Design Milk
Design Milk brings together a whole assortment of design inspiration – from architecture and home styling through to fashion and technology. Our favourite section is Architecture which as you might expect features stunning buildings from around the world and is sure to offer inspiration to those planning major renovations or even a self-build project, while the interiors section is brilliant for easy ideas to spruce up your living space.
With over 75,000 daily readers Design*Sponge offers fantastic tips for projects of all sizes on a global scale. The Before + After section of the website is especially addictive with hundreds of projects showing how easy it can be to revamp just about anything, from a plain bookcase or chest of draws to a huge studio space, while the DIY section offers quirky ideas for around the home. We especially like the fact that each section can be filtered by difficulty and cost along with other key descriptors so you can find exactly what you want.