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Interior Design Blogs UK Top 10

Last Updated 24/03/2016

1. Mad about the house
If you are mad about interiors, then you better visit this blog. It’s got ideas that range from mild to wild and visuals that make you want to redecorate. Author and interiors journalist, Kate Watson-Smyth, uses a friendly, conversational tone that puts readers at the heart of every home.

2. Dear Designer’s Blog

Author Carole King started this blog in 2009 as a way to create her ‘own little library of loveliness.’ The library she created helped her to then start up a digital interiors magazine. The Dear Designer blog remains her first love and boasts an extensive blogroll.

3. The Design Sheppard

Author Stacey Sheppard calls the blog her ‘online home’ and you are invited in. This blog stands out from others on the list for the functional yet beautiful ideas it offers – like for real homes.

4. Design Hunter

Launched in 2009, author Helen Powell’s Design Hunter is now an award-winning design and lifestyle blog with a focus on understated luxury and enduring modern design.

5. Love Chic Living

Author Jen Stanbrook has been busy writing a series about loft conversions and at other times, picking up awards including the Cosmopolitan Magazine’s Best Interiors Blog award! Jen shows off her ‘insatiable love of home decor, interior design and home accessories’ through the blog that first started out in 2012.

6. Fresh Design Blog

The name says it all – it’s a fresh take on interiors. This blog offers ideas  and inspiration for the modern and contemporary home and does so keeping costs in mind. Palm reading wallpaper, back to school bargains, geometric coffee cup sets…you get the gist?

7. Abigail Ahern

Recognised amongst design aficionados and devotees, Abigail Ahern’s blog is still one of the most influential interior design blogs out there and is a regular in our Top 10!

8. Sophie Robinson

Sophie has worked interior design for over 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge about the industry. Over the years Sophie has made a name for herself and appeared on BBC2’s The Great Interior Design Challenge.

9. HomeShoppingSpy

Featuring an array of different writers this blog features the latest decorating looks to the best new home-improvement ideas, plus new products from high-street stores that will help you to create your ideal home.

10. WowHaus

This is a blog that picks out the best and most interesting properties on the market. The properties featured on the site are very stylish with stunning architecture.   



The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.

Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these interior design blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.


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Vuelio’s Bloggers award show comes out on top

Last Friday marked Vuelio’s first ever Blog Awards. Held at the The Brewery, the award show boasted some of the biggest names in the blogging world. Welcomed by a red carpet, paparazzi, wine flowing, and exquisite cuisine, bloggers were given the VIP treatment.

Hosted by Channel 4’s Balls of Steel Mark Dolan the night was filled with laughter and entertainment, making it an unmissable event.

We would like to congratulate all the winners who walked away the top prizes.

Despite fierce competition Jo Middleton walked away with the top prize for her blog Slummy Single Mummy winning the Best British Blog of 2015 award.

Other winners on the night included:

Best Sports Blog
WINNER: Andrew Mangan, Arseblog

Best Arts and Film Blog
WINNER: Ana Grilo and Thea James, The Book Smugglers

Best Beauty Blog
WINNER: Hayley Carr, London Beauty Queen

Best Business & Finance Blog
WINNER: Ann Pettifor, Debtonation

Best Education Blog
WINNER: Ross Morrison McGill, Teacher Toolkit

Best Fashion Blog
WINNER: Rosie Thomas, The Londoner

Best Food and Drink Blog
WINNER: Dan Toombs, The Curry Guy

Best Health & Fitness Blog
WINNER: Carly Rowena, CarlyRowena

Best Interior Design & Architecture Blog
WINNER: Kate Watson-Smith, Mad About The House

Best Media, PR and Marketing blogs
WINNER: Mark Borkowski, Mark My Words

Best Parenting Blog
WINNER: Jo Middleton, Slummy Single Mummy

Best Political Blog
WINNER: Paul Staines, Guido Fawkes

Best Travel & Tourism Blog
WINNER: Ana Silva O’Reilly, Mrs O Around The World

Best Newcomer
WINNER: Hannah Louise, Hannah Gets Hench

We would also like to thank all of the bloggers that were shortlisted and everyone that came to the event and we hope to see you next year for what will surely be an even bigger and better award show.