12 Home Decor Magazines Worth Reading

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Architectual Digest home decorating magazine in middle of table with coffee cup and open notebook

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There's nothing like flipping through a print magazine to get inspired. If you love all things home and design, you certainly won't want to miss out on these 12 titles. Each magazine below contains countless handy tips pertaining to life at home, so whether you're planning to redo a room, make over your garden, or host a major party, you'll be in great hands. Read on to learn more about what makes each of these publications unique.

Architectural Digest

arch digest


If you love high end design and celebrity home tours, Architectural Digest is the publication for you. Featuring aspirational spaces from all across the globe, AD is chock full of inspiration and luxury style. Many designers consider AD to be a key industry resource and are frequently profiled for noteworthy projects. In addition to being published in the United States, AD is released in nine other countries across the globe, too.


hgtv magazine


HGTV magazine features tips from HGTV stars and other top experts, such as designers and design influencers, and has an emphasis on budget-friendly, DIY content. Homes featured are family friendly, vibrant, and approachable. If you're looking to embrace your crafty side and say hello to color, this is the publication for you.


rue magazine


Rue is a newer print title and features home tours, shopping finds, and lifestyle content pertaining to everything from clean beauty products to recipe ideas to hosting the perfect party. The editors behind Rue also recently released a coffee table book that is full of images of inspiring designer homes and includes plenty of design tips.

Flea Market Garden Style

flea market garden style


If you're all about backyard living and have a thrifty, crafty side, you won't want to miss out on Flea Market Garden Style. This magazine features ideas for charming outdoor upgrades using—you guessed it, flea market finds—that will make backyard entertaining feel extra special.

Southern Living

southern living


If you're from the South or have a strong affinity for the region, you won't want to miss out on Southern Living. The magazine is centered on life in the South and features recipes from the region as well as travel guides, decorating tips from Southern designers, and tons of holiday related content so that you can be the hostess with the mostess year round.

Elle Décor

elle decor


Elle Décor is full of glamorous ideas for the home, with featured projects usually leaning European or traditional. If you're inspired by celebrity spaces, you'll also enjoy the magazine, and it's an excellent place to go to take note of the latest design trends that will soon be making waves across the country—and globe.

World of Interiors

world of interiors


World of Interiors, a magazine based in London, is chock full of inspiring rooms and luxury products. Flip through to enjoy tours of hotels and residential spaces alike and get inspiration from all across the globe. Experience the joy of traveling to Europe from the comfort of your own living room!

Better Homes & Gardens

BHG magazine


Better Homes & Gardens contains an array of content pertaining to all things indoors and out—cooking, gardening, entertaining, and of course, decorating. Whether you're looking to tackle a home improvement project, decorate for an upcoming holiday, or perfect your cleaning routine, BHG is an excellent resource filled with practical, accessible tips that will resonate with a wide audience.

Real Simple

real simple


Real Simple is all about the practical. The magazine features plenty of advice for getting organized, prepping for celebrations, and cooking a fabulous dinner. The magazine is designed to be approachable and no-nonsense, and it's filled with tips that will stand the test of time.




Galerie is published four times a year and contains articles about art, design, architecture, and travel. The spaces featured are extremely elevated, but the magazine also features general tips from top designers.


frederic magazine

Sid Mashburn

Frederic is published by textile company Schumacher and is a newer title. The magazine features home tours belonging to designers and tastemakers and generally leans traditional and grandmillennial in style.

Flower Magazine

flower magazine

Flower Magazine

Flower Magazine is another excellent choice for those who love frills and patterns. The magazine focuses largely on florals and gardening content, as the title may suggest, but also contains plenty of interiors related content and styling ideas.

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