The Top 10 Home Decor Magazines

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There are decorating magazines abound on the market, and many of them offer wonderful ideas and inspiration for decorating your home. 

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    Architectural Digest

    Published monthly and focused on the homes of “the rich and famous,” this magazine is a resource for many professional designers and serious homeowners. The editors take you into the homes of known personalities and discuss how the spaces were structured and decorated for the owner. Many ideas are state of the art, and this magazine gives the average reader an opportunity to get professional ideas at a low cost.

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    Interiors in the Southern United States are featured in this beautiful magazine which shows sumptuous decor ideas for any region. Mostly formal and elegant, readers get an idea of how “the other half” lives, but can incorporate many of the techniques and ideas into their own homes.

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    Traditional Home

    As the title suggests, this publication focuses on historic homes and traditional decor. Some articles take you to historic places, and others offer suggestions for bringing traditional resources and decor ideas into today’s homes. You’ll find ideas for classic color schemes, information on furniture styles, and classic window treatments.

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    Romantic Homes

    This publication is for the romantic, showing choices for readers who are looking for a romantic, homey look. Shabby chic abounds on the pages here, and resources are cited so the reader can find the makings for her own home. Cottage style decor and ideas for bringing this look and lifestyle to your home are offered.

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    Country Living

    This monthly magazine concentrates on country decor, crafts, antiques, and traditional cooking. Articles showcase homes with comfortable furniture, cozy fireplaces, historic colors, and simple window treatments. Lots of information is offered for ways to bring this look to your home.

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    Elle Décor

    This semi-monthly publication presents ideas for modern spaces with a French influence. It focuses on “what’s hot” in luxury living, furniture design, and space planning while offering the average homeowner resources for this style for their homes.

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    Metropolitan Home

    This magazine is published 6 times a year and offers ideas for designing and renovating modern urban spaces. It focuses on current trends in contemporary style, how to transform traditional space into the 21st century, and state-of-the-art fixtures and appliances installed in today’s homes. It also offers garden ideas for today’s smaller lots, whether at home in the city or a patio.

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    House Beautiful

    One of the oldest print resources for interior decorating is published monthly. Classic and up-to-date decor ideas for working kitchens, bathroom escapes, and romantic bedrooms are shown. They offer tips and suggestions for remodeling and renovations. They also have resources for products.

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    Country Home

    This magazine published 10 times a year will help you bring the comfort of the country to your own home. You’ll find articles on antiques and collectibles, craft projects and country decorating ideas on the pages here. Country gardens and recipes are included.

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    Better Homes & Gardens

    This monthly publication offers ideas for home decor, gardening and family activities. It caters to the average homeowner or renter and has practical solutions to common challenges. They also publish seasonally focused décor magazines with a wealth of information for specific projects.