15 Best Blogs to Follow About New Home Construction and Design

If you’re building your dream home, you’ve probably dreamt of what your new home will look like countless times. You want every detail to be perfect. What if you’re not an interior designer? You still want your home to reflect your unique style beautifully. So, we’ve rounded up a list of great blogs to help in designing your new home while also keeping you updated on the latest design and construction trends.    

Homes to Love

  Based in New Zealand, Homes to Love is an incredible resource for design tips and ideas to help make your new house a home. You’ll surely find plenty of inspiration with their insightful articles about home decor and the various stages of home building. Not to mention, we love their “DIY” and “how-to” projects for creating personalized decorative touches.  


  If you love to research and learn as much as you can before a project like building your new home begins, Builder could be a great match for you. This online magazine is great in keeping readers updated on building news and home design ideas.  

The Spruce

  The Spruce offers real-life tips and inspiration to help you make your best home. Offering advice from everything from decorating to gardening, this is a great all-around resource for anything home-related.  


  We’re fascinated by the innovation of architects around the world like the ones who write for BUILD Blog in Seattle. If you’d like to learn how incredible home plans come to life and glean from their inspiration, this could be the blog for you.  


  Designing your home isn’t always easy and sometimes you’ll need advice. This is when Houzz steps in. With its incredible guides and stories, you won’t have a shortage of answers for any aspect of designing your dream home. Plus, you’ll get to connect with companies (like us!) near you to help make these ideas a reality.  

Old Brand New

  If you’re looking for a unique and eclectic take on interior design, prepare to be amazed by Old Brand New. The lavish, colorful look invites you into incredible insight on home décor and design ideas while offering unforgettable home tours.  


  If you can’t get enough of designing with patterns and bold colors, Jungalow is another captivating blog to follow. With its novel creativity, you can’t help but feel inspired to start decorating your new home with a splash of Bohemian twist.  

Ideal Home

  Whether you’re looking for advice, ideas, or a guide to help with your new home, Ideal Home has plenty of articles to help. When it comes to home design, you’ll find great examples of real homes and ideas to compliment any style.  

Laurel & Wolf

  Written by its interior designers, this blog offers fantastic insight on design trends and tips you could easily include in your home. If you want practical results, we’re sure you’ll become inspired by Laurel and Wolf.  

Happy Interior Blog

  Inspired by nature for your home’s décor? Happy Interior Blog could be a great match for ideas, especially with its minimalist approach to home design. We also love its motto of sharing happiness from everyday life.  

Amber Interiors

  When looking for upcoming design trends, we love the perspective of Los Angeles-based interior designer Amber Lewis of Amber Designs. Her quick tips, before and after shots and get-the-look options are among our favorite features.  

Coco Kelley

With a sophisticated take on design, we’re captivated by Coco Kelley’s beautifully simple images. Focusing on interior design tips and trends, we’re sure you could recreate any of these looks for a fresh and refined style.  

One Project Closer

  When you buy a new home, it likely came with a one-year warranty to repair or replace anything that breaks down. When that warranty ends, are you prepared to tackle any repair projects? One Project Closer is a great resource for homeowners to learn how to handle just about any repair project around the home.  


Another great source for learning about architectural innovations is Inhabitat. Dedicated to reporting on design trends, you won’t miss what’s new within home construction trends.  

Elle Decor

  High style + practical advice is the sweet spot for Elle Decor, which showcases celebrity homes, remodels, and renovations coupled with life and culture features.  


  Need inspiration for designing your home’s landscape? Dream big for the ultimate yard with ideas from Landezine. Use any of these incredible designs and we know you’ll be the envy of the neighborhood!  

Style by Emily Henderson

  HGTV Host Emily Henderson shares incredible DIY ideas and her design inspirations in her blog, Style by Emily Henderson. Take a look at the stylist’s vintage approach to home décor and design. You’re going to love it.   Know any other great blogs about new home construction or design? Follow us on social media and let us know! We’d love to hear from you.

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