Whether you are living in your own home or renting an apartment, you will always want to make your home feel and look great, and to reflect your personality and style. While this can sometimes be quite expensive, through following some home improvement blogs, you can cut down costs and still have your ideal living space. Perusing through countless blogs and web pages is usually difficult and tiring, so here are 21 of the most awesome home improvement blogs around:

The Ugly Duckling House

This blog was created by Sarah, who bought her house in Atlanta Georgia and decided to blog about her DIY escapades. In this blog she lists her various projects and gives instructions, has pictures and a great sense of humor to go with it too. The blog categories include her house tour, the dueling DIY lessons learned, cleaning tips and recipes, and finally about her dog Charlie. You will find out new home improvement hacks, as well as follow her cool projects.

It’s Great To Be Home

Started by Liz when she was a newly married lawyer. The blog started with the renovations of her first home and has continued since then to review ten other houses she moved to. All her work is documented on this blog, which also lists her DIY projects, as well as other exciting and creative DIY projects and decoration ideas from other people. She has built a career in flipping houses!

One Project Closer

One Project Closer is run by two couples. These couples have a good blend of style; tool use and DIY projects. Anyone looking for a complete home remodel should definitely follow this blog. Awesome stuff!

DIY Show Off

This blog was started by Roeshel, who began with DIY projects in her childhood, when her family renovated their lovely farmhouse, with a strict budget and lots of love. She started the blog when she and her partner were looking for a home to buy. The blog is updated daily with new and creative DIY projects and tons of pictures. Her blog allows the readers to also share their DIY projects with her and other readers as well.

Fresh Nest Blog

The creative force behind the Fresh Nest Blog is called Megan. Together with her husband, they started their DIY blog, which told the story of their wedding planning and new home remodeling. This blog also pictures and great instructions for each DIY project. The blog is ideal for new home owners.

Homey Improvements

Most of the posts on this blog are written by James, a freelance construction worker. His wife, Alicia, writes on this blog as well. Their blog has DIY home improvement projects; home advice, home decor and healthy recipes. For people looking for DIY inspirations, this will be the perfect blog for you. You can expect to get pro advice and learn a lot from James’ experience, as he has lots of construction expertise.

Curbly’s blog

DIY ideas, makeover tips, hacks and more to make your home the place you want to be all the time. The projects on this blog will definitely ensure that you fall in love with your home. The nice thing about this blog is that there are many useful tips for just about anything around the house, to help you feel great and live cozy.

Bob Vila

Trusted name for decades in the field of home improvement. The blog features seasonal Projects; answers to home improvement questions; “how to” instructions and creative ideas from the Bob Villa’s extensive network. The blog is one of the leading names in home improvement, and very well know for giving useful advice.


Creative ideas to remodel on a strict budget. This site has ways to reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle items that are readily within the home, to create a totally beautiful home décor and exciting remodeled house. If you are working on a tight budget then this would be a great blog for you.

Pretty Handy Girl

Pretty handy girl’s Brittany encourages those who own homes to use DIY hacks for their home improvement. The blog has detailed tutorials that guide the readers and makes the process simple so that everyone can do them. This blog is suited for all home owners and anyone looking to venture into DIY projects. We really like the tutorials and video explanations – they make home improvement a real breeze.


Awesom site! This website is packed with photos of home remodeling, interior design, architecture and home imporvement, of course. The great thing about this one is the online community sharing ideas and experience. They also have a great marketplace for buying and selling home improvement products. Get lots of interesting ideas, tons of photos and even buy some nice stuff for your home.

Young House Love

This blog is run by two people; Sherry and John. The two have fixed and remodeled several homes so far, and share their experience on their blog with a lot of home projects. They have a myriad of ideas for home improvement; a book; and a beautifully designed home improvement product line. This blog is the place for home owners to discover more about their home improvement possibilities, coupled with gorgeously designed products such as ceiling lights, lamps, etc.

Retro Renovation

Retro style blog is vintage and mid century oriented. The blog has it all about retro renovation and remodeling. This blog is busting with ideas to remodel your home to fit your nostalgic retro-style.

Design*Sponge blog

Design Sponge Blog is named as a leader in home style blogging. It offers a vast number of  resources for identifying the latest home trends as well as discovering new home improvement ideas and projects. This blog will keep you up to date with the latest fasion and home styling info. Great for those who like being up to date with their home look and feel.

Real Simple Blog

Real Simple blog is a home organization blog. It offers really simple and amazing ideas for decorating, maintaining, repairing and general care of your home. For anyone looking to create an organized and non cluttered home, this is the blog for you. This blog is packed with useful information not only about home improvement, but also for great recipes, clothes and styling and even gift ideas.

Good Housekeeping

As the name suggests, the blog is a house keeping blog; it offers various great home ideas and a lots of posts about food, beauty and great product reviews for home improvement, electronics, kid’s toys, house hold appliances and easy cleaning tips. Great all-around information.

Urban Gardens

In this age of healthy living, healthy environment and happy people; gardens are an ideal thing to have in your living space. The urban garden blog shows you how to squeeze a garden in even the smallest living space.

Centsational Girl

This blog specializes in decorations, renovations and Do it yourself projects. As the name suggests the blog is written by the sensational girl Kate and offers affordable options for the three areas of focus.

Shanty 2 Chic blog

Great ideas, designs, projects and free plans for the home improvement. The idea is to improve your home one bargain at a time. The blog offers a non strenuous and easy way of remodeling your home.

Refresh Restyle blog

Focuses on how to keep your home fresh and beautiful. Refresh Restyle has seasonal décor ideas, cleaning tips, storage ideas and options for refreshing your home.

How to Nest for Less

Another great home improvement blog. This blog gives you valuable tips to do so on a strict budget through their featured DIY options, home decor ideas and decorating on a budget tips.

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