a woman paints her chair for a diy upgrade

Whether you’re moving into a new home or just want to refresh your space with the seasons, a thoughtful bit of home decor can go a long way.

We’re not all born crafty, but we do all have a personality, and it’s just a fact that you feel better when your personal space reflects who you truly are.

You don’t need the help of a professional interior designer to make your at-home dreams come true (although it certainly doesn’t hurt). Social media is teeming with incredible how-tos and inspirational feeds to help you create the home of your dreams on any budget.

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If you’re ready to upgrade your space from hand-me-downs to intentional items, looking to update your work-from-home space or need to make room for some family additions, try these home decor and interior design accounts on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube to learn some tips, tricks, hacks and more, then hit the ground running!


@lonefoxhome We love a DIY chair #interiordesign #homedecor #diy #thriftflip #furnitureflip #lonefoxhome Blue Blood - Heinz Kiessling & Various Artists


Drew is a fast-talking, quick-thinking personality who can take a dingy thrift store find and transform it into a show-stopping decorative piece or unique piece of functional furniture in no time at all. He shows you step-by-step how to recreate looks and techniques yourself, and he’ll make you smile along the way. Follow this account on TikTok for renovation and design tips, feel-good moments and more.


@everyday_homedecor Look at my “decor tips” playlist for more home decor tips! #homedecor #homedecortips original sound - KyleAndJackieo


Lidia Salazar is a proud Latina with hella taste living in Phoenix, AZ., and her TikTok page is chock full of chic interior design ideas and helpful techniques to make sure the space you fantasize about in your head actually comes to life in your space. Whether sharing her favorite Ikea gets, or just sharing little snippets of her everyday life, Salazar’s account is one that will leave you feeling warm and inspired.


@arielarts Yup - you heard me! Its like a sandwhich for any room or open space to make it feel finished!! #interiordesignhack #interiordesigntips #interiordesigntiktok #interiordesignhelp L$d - Luclover


Energetic and encouraging, Ariel’s TikTok page is a fast-moving, forward-thinking treasure trove of design inspiration. Her video uploads offer quick hits of need-to-know basics for choosing the right colors and patterns for your space, how to mix styles to perfection, furniture recommendations, style breakdowns and more. Plus, she’s funny!


@houseofhipsters How to choose the perfect size ceiling light fixture like an interior design pro. #interiordesign #homedecor #decorhack #learnontiktok #ilearnedontiktok #howto #diyproject #diyhomedecor #lighting #lightingdesign #ceilinglight original sound - KyleAndJackieo


Do it yourself alongside this playful family that showcases its skills with home decor via its own living room—and bedroom, and kitchen and more. Whether you’re picking the best art for your space, wanna craft your own statement piece, or need to find a way to refresh your space on a budget, this page is sure to bring a lightning strike of inspiration.

Emily Henderson


Maybe you’ve seen her on TV or read her New York Times best-seller STYLED. Either way, you can definitely follow this smart interior designer on Instagram and reap the benefits of her educational uploads. She’s telling you what to buy and where to buy it, how to style it for maximum enjoyment and efficiency, and more. Her style is fun and fresh, chic and colorful. You’re bound to see something you like on this feed.

Justina Blakeny


As founder and creative director of The Jungalow, Blakeny has taken her passion for vibrant patterns and tropical colors and turned it into a thriving business. You can purchase some of her cute and quirky designs for yourself, but you can also glean tons of ideas and inspiration from her personal account which overflows with character and charisma.

Lisa Holt Design


Talk about ideas! Lisa Holt is a total professional and hilarious to boot. Her YouTube videos are fun to watch even if you’re not in the mood to redecorate—but of course you will be after learning about her top new kitchen trends and favorite Ikea pieces to shop. Holt also brings thoughtful guests on for Q&As, so you get to enjoy lots of bright ideas from multiple industry leaders for the price of one (which is free, because it’s YouTube).

Go ahead. Follow all seven of these accounts. It makes your time spent scrolling on the phone much more active, because you’re learning something now. When you’re ready to get off the couch and get to work, consider the sustainability of your choices and pick something that will never go out of trend from our list of eco-friendly furnishings, or peruse the top design trends of 2022 for more inspo.