Best Websites for Design Inspiration: Part I

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Get Inspired to Decorate: Color Inspiration and Your Favorite Magazines

Has the process of spring cleaning made you want to refresh your space? Is the warmer weather inspiring you to fill your home with bright, sunny decor? We’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite websites for design inspiration, and we’re sharing them with you.

Don’t see your favorite website? Tell us and we’ll add it to the list!

Need Color Inspiration?

  1. Sherwin Williams Color Ideas and Tools: Get inspired by Sherwin William’s fun tools, photos and ideas for picking the perfect colors for your home.
  2. HGTV Color Ideas: Colorful room makeovers, the latest color trends, and today’s most popular paint colors abound on this great site.
  3. Behr Color Inspiration: The Behr website features dozens of room samples, all organized by color. Need to see great photos of a light purple room? Done.
  4. 30 Days of Color by House Beautiful: House Beautiful’s 30 days of color website is packed with ideas on how to choose the right color, where to use it, and how to maintain it.

What are your favorite websites when you need color inspiration?

Looking for Design Inspiration From Your Favorite Magazine?

  1. Traditional Home’s Design and Decorating website offers inspiration on decorating genres (“tropical traditional”, anyone?), green decorating tips, and kitchen design ideas.
  2. Elle Décor isn’t just a beautiful website: it offers a wide range of ideas and photography. From flea market shopping tips to celebrity living rooms, you’ll get your fix of the most stylish ideas in home design.
  3. House Beautiful – Divided into Decorating and IdeasKitchens and EntertainingPhoto Galleries, and Shopping, House Beautiful’s website offers something for everyone. Don’t miss their “room makeovers”!
  4. Martha Stewart offers a special decorating portion of her larger “Living” site. Martha’s holiday and seasonal focused ideas and projects will keep you busily entertained all year round!

Do you have a favorite magazine’s website? Tell us if it made the list!

Coming up in the next post, we’ll feature real life couples sharing their home design adventures, and the most popular online portals for design ideas, products and tips!