5 Designers to Help You Style Your Space
Thanks to the blogsphere, quality interior design help is just a click away. Regardless of your personal style aesthetic, there’s a blogger, DIYer or designer out there that has literally pages upon pages of design inspiration that can help you transition your house to a home you can feel great in. While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, it’s clear that the talent of these favorite interior designers is worth seeing.
We love Justina’s more is more approach to interior home styling. Her bohemian aesthetic evokes a California cool and is represented throughout her site fittingly titled, The Jungalow. Time and again she proves that you don’t have to have a lot of money to style your home in a unique way that represents you, even though what you lack in cash you may have to make up for in patience and resourcefulness. She openly admits that when decorating her own space, many of the pieces were Craigslist miracles that had to be upgraded or painted. Her style is warm and inviting and is a constant reminder that what matters most in a home are the people who live there and the love that is shared. Check out her new book entitled The New Bohemians which is a gorgeous collection of curated homes across the country.
Being an assistant to an interior design star goes a long way in helping to hone your skills and personal design aesthetic. The witty voice of Orlando’s blog is reason enough to read, but the impeccable style behind Hommemaker is what really sets him a part in the interior design blog space. Coastal and calm are two words that come to mind when describing his work for clients in LA. As creative director of Home Polish, a design focused startup that connects ‘design savvy customers with their own interior designers,’ his blog features plenty of space transformations the even a design novice can learn from.
For the DIYer in all of us, Mandi from Vintage Revivals is an expert upgrader. She shares home projects on her blog that range in levels of difficulty and posts in a step by step detailed way with tutorials, making her projects seem more than do-able. One of our favorite features of hers was an entire vacation trailer makeover from start to finish. Advice on which tools to use for what home renovation can be found on her blog right alongside her most recent vintage steals found at second hand shops around her hometown of St. George.
A previous HGTV star, Emily Henderson embodies a bit of traditional mixed with a whole lot of mid century magic. Her work has been featured in a variety of home and style online magazines and networks, and for good reason. As a resident Target interior designer, she shares tips on her blog that show how easy it can be to style your home with inexpensive pieces which makes her even more relatable. Add to that her informal writing style (I could swear she sounds exactly like my bestie) and cute family pics and outtakes and it’s no wonder that her personal style blog is one that’s super popular.
Founder of Furbish Studios, Jamie Meares has a style sensibility both quirky, fun and calculated. Her personal blog features patterns and prints from far and wide that are daring and bold. For ideas on ways to add a little flavor into space that needs a little livening up, check out her design projects and other musings on her blog I Suwannee which is full of vivid images and ideas that are sure to spark inspiration.
Personal style is something that's all your own and should be reflected in the place you call home. But even if you have stellar styling abilities, a little free help from some professional designers won’t hurt.