The hard part is over. You’ve finally found the place you’re ready to call home. Now comes the fun part-decorating!

To get you inspired and ready to tackle the rooms of your house, here are some of our favourite home décor and design blogs to draw inspiration from:


Los Angeles native Colette Shelton- better known as Coco- is a design blogger, home furnishings designer and entrepreneur. Her blog COCOCOZY features home décor trends for every room in the house, even the backyard.

Coco created the blog back in 2008 so she could share her design and style inspirations with a personal and oftentimes humorous approach.

If your interior design style is a mix of traditional and modern, you’ll want to follow this design influencer to keep up with her latest projects and frequently updated lists of “Coco’s Faves.”

The Design Files

For our next blog, we’re taking a trip down under. Headquartered in Melbourne, The Design Files showcases a variety of home design and lifestyle tips provided by a team of contributors.

The blog is known as Australia’s most popular design blog and a single visit to the site will show you why. With its artist profiles, product recommendations and abundance of beautiful home transformations, we guarantee this blog will inspire your home’s interior design.

The Weathered Door

This next blog is proof you don’t need much to transform your furniture into eye-catching pieces.

Blogger Reeves shares her process of revitalizing furniture with a series of projects. Through this, she offers readers tips and tricks to tackling DIYs and inspiration for fresh ways they can customize lacklustre furniture. This blog is a great resource if you have any interest in repurposing furniture.

Visit her website or Instagram to check out shocking before and after photos of furniture she’s customized.

Old Brand New

Just like the name hints, Old Brand New offers a blog full of fresh eclectic home décor.

The blog, created by L.A./ New Orleans-based photographer and artist Dabito, features tips, tutorials and inspiration for professional-looking DIY projects and affordable home décor shopping lists.

Check out this décor guru’s creative use of colour and seamless mix of modern and vintage pieces on his blog or Instagram.

All Sorts Of

All Sorts Of is the lifestyle blog of interior designer Amber Lewis. It features interviews with other creative experts, her own before and after renovations, professional design advice, and helpful how-to do’s.

If you love modern farmhouse style and laid-back living, you’ll want to visit this blog for inspiration.

The Painted Hive

If you’re looking for a blog that dives deep into home makeovers that won’t break the bank, this one’s for you.

The Painted Hive offers an ever-growing list of how-tos on furniture rehabbing, crafting, and total room makeovers. Some of our favourites from the project gallery include making a rustic console table and repurposing a basket into an industrial-style ceiling light.

You can check out more of the projects here.

Vintage Revivals

Vintage Revivals showcases old-made-new transformations. So, if you love renewing vintage furniture to its greatest potential, you’ll want to check out the projects featured on this site.

The blog also includes room makeovers, an affordable home décor shop, and links to products used in projects.

Visit their Instagram or site to stay up to date with their latest projects.


If you’ve got a thing for West Coast-style home design, you’re going to want to favourite this one.

Sunset is known for its modern, West Coast-style home décor ideas and colour palette recommendations. The blog also features an abundance of DIY inspiration, with an extensive library of projects anyone can tackle.

Style by Emily Henderson

If you’re already well-versed in home décor blogs, you might have heard of this last one.

Style by Emily Henderson is the blog of well-known home decorating blogger, Emily Harrison. Emily is also known as a stylist, TV host and author.

The jack of all trades uses her blog to share recommendations for projects spanning all budgets while keeping a strong focus on comfort and functionality. She also firmly believes each room should reflect the personality of its occupants.


If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect home to showcase your interior design, leave it to our team of passionate Niagara real estate agents. You can contact a St. Catharines realtor at 905-687-9229 or a Niagara-on-the-Lake realtor at 905-468-9229, or you can send us a message on our contact page, HERE.

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