Giving some style to your home doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. Our 10 Best Blogs for Decorating on a Budget provide not just great content but authoritative voices with sharp eyes for decorating.
From bathroom to patio, and every hallway that connects them, find bold, new techniques that are truly affordable with these blogs.
Bragging Rights: simple, inexpensive ways to decorate
Sarah loves decorating on the cheap, from frequenting thrift stores to restoring the hidden treasure in furniture. She brings an excited spirit to the work, with a strong sense of blending looks and staying on budget. Don’t forget to look at pictures of her own place to see her touch at work.
Social Clout: 97,097+ likes, 12,529+ followers
Bragging Rights: a great jumping-off point
Addicted to Decorating’s own design shows what tasteful arrangement can do, with clear organization and a helpful flow. Host Kristi shifted into full-time design and found she was most excited when working on her own projects, which led her to begin blogging. Addicted to Decorating is full of great stories and is a bright spot on the Internet.
Social Clout: 100,000+ likes, 2,484+ followers
Bragging Rights: doable designs for the home you have
At The Inspired Room, Melissa brings a clean, crisp approach to design. Her stylish site collects wonderful DIY projects that come to life on the page. Topics like “What are My Paint Colors?” and “How to Layer Wreaths” provide practical advice that is easy for readers to follow. A wide section of galleries on the site will spark your creativity.
Social Clout: 42,898+ likes, 12,303+ followers
Bragging Rights: combining home design and tech
Copy Cat Chic is an exciting site with a clever twist, finding the best ways to mimic high-end design style while working on a significantly smaller budget. The author shares tips and tools for mirroring the latest techniques. From fabrics and wallpaper, to DIY projects, you can be sure to find a stylish and friendly new article frequently.
Social Clout: 13,617+ likes, 3,217+ followers
Bragging Rights: organization, glamor and bargains
Hosted by Megan, Honey, We’re Home brings a charming and refreshing view to tasteful design. This bargain hunter gets absolutely giddy from a well-organized room and understands how its family that fills rooms with joy. The site is brimming with ideas and new techniques, providing great inspiration for all.
Social Clout: 7,955+ likes, 2,074+ followers
Bragging Rights: doing it yourself and saving money
The self-deprecating title overlooks the masters at work here, rejuvenating a whole host of household items to new life through DIY. Decor Hacks reads like a Pinterest wall, with some amazing items that show how far a dollar can be stretched. Creators Amy Anderson and Heather Mann never fail to impress.
Social Clout: 6,002+ likes, 1,332+ followers
Bragging Rights: ideas, crafts and projects for any home
Erin, a mother of two, made our list with her smart and practical site, DIY on the Cheap, which is loaded with ideas and content. Staying current to the calendar is always important, and year-round she brings the latest in holiday design and prep for working on a budget. It is a cheerful site with great galleries to gain inspiration from.
Social Clout: 3,487+ likes, 3,394+ followers
Bragging Rights: finding the best bang for your buck
Dirt Cheap Decorating Divas finds the biggest of bargains for bringing style to any room. The site has culled together wonderful content from around the Web, matched with a personal touch of style since 2010. Topics include “ Old Door Turned Picnic Table,” and she find ways to breathe new life into whatever you are working with.
Bragging Rights: a love of all things home
Sherry and John are the young couple behind Young House Love. They allow readers to see the progress of rejuvenating their home as they build a family. Photography is one of their shared passions, so the site is loaded with visuals to paint the full picture. Also, a large readership is in place for extra input on site topics.
Bragging Rights: an instinct for design and implementing
Montreal-based Gabrielle writes at Savvy Home Blog, combining her love of tasteful yet affordable living with a passion for social media. Her site is fully connected to a wide following for a broad view of current design. Check out House Crushes to see ideas we should have thought of.
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