Written by Paisley Tedder

6 interior instagram interiors accounts you should be following

Browsing through social media for interiors inspo is one of our favourite pastimes. Whether it’s creating Pinterest boards for all of the decorating ideas, or hitting up TikTok for the best DIY/cleaning/general home hacks, there’s plenty of ideas to be found. However, Instagram has come a long way to be our favourite place to find interiors inspiration. The new ‘save’ function means you can create boards in the same way as Pinterest. Additionally, the vast volume of home influencers means there are millions of different ideas to try.

Here are nine of our favourite home Instagram influencers of the moment, so you can do some serious stalking this bank-holiday weekend…

1. Middle-malism queen

Self-confessed DIY dabbler LJ, AKA @the_cheerful_abode began documenting the overhaul of her Somerset home for family and friends in her native Glasgow to follow. As a result, her vibrant ‘middle-malism’ style – lots of light, Mediterranean shades and houseplants aplenty – has transformed this former bungalow. We love her most recent triumph: a colourful kitchen-diner inspired by LJ’s favourite burger bar.

Colourful single bed with black and white polka dot wallpaper and frame wall

Photo: @the_cheerfu_abode

2. Budget-savvy renovating

Louise Horton, or @thestylepad_UK, has a gorgeous account. It started as a way to express her interiors obsession, coinciding with renovating her first home. Her feed is always a pleasure to look through, and is filled with elegant, airy schemes and budget-savvy DIY updates. We can’t wait to see how Louise ‘pushes the boundaries’ with her new kitchen project – head over to her grid to follow its progress.

Wooden chair with white cushion and wicker basket with plants by the side, cream carpet and pink panelled doors

Photo: @thestylepad_UK

3. Colour and character

Starting her account as a creative outlet over lockdown, Amy Stark AKA @styling.house.stark, has added colour and character to her new-build family home. She has achieved bright, modern spaces using Boho-Scandi influences and thrifty tips she shares on her grid along the way. We love this bijou balcony, which Amy styled by shopping what she already had in her house, proving you don’t need a big budget for a chic glow up. 

Wooden decking on balcony with hanging plants black wicker chairs and rattan accessories

Photo: @styling.house.stark

4. Save on style

It was after her events company came to a standstill in the first lockdown that Becky Lane, or @21oakham began channelling her energies into her home. Amazingly, she has transformed it with clever hacks and budget-savvy decorating ideas. Having just moved to the Sussex countryside to start on a third reno project, Becky’s amazing kitchen makeover cost just £100!

Pink units in kitchen with black built-in oven and rustic tiled flooring

Photo: @21oakham

5. Combining old and new

Vicky Thomas AKA @ourwoodfield3storey began documenting the makeover of her four-bedroom terrace in South Wales in 2019. Alongside her tradesman partner, she has been able to make her interiors ideas a reality, has been having fun styling their family home ever since. Mixing old with new, and with a great eye for an upcycle, Vicky adds pops of pale pink, plants and wood accents to each space, including in this dreamy wallpapered bathroom.

Freestanding bath in plant-filled bathroom with black tiled wall and black flooring, white shelving unit and plenty of houseplants

Photo: @ourwoodfield3storey

6. A makeover adventure

Moving into a deteriorating yet stunning 200-year-old pink Georgian house last year, Jess or @the_pink_house_project, wanted to share her makeover adventure on Insta. Her love of fashion has evolved into a passion for antique finds, maximalist wallpaper, and of course, pink… We can’t wait to see the finished result. 

Pink units in kitchen with wooden flooring and pink kitchen island with gold taps and handles, and gold light fitting

Photo: @the_pink_house_project

Don’t forget, you can also find plenty of interiors inspiration on our own Instagram page, @goodhomesmag.



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