The Top 8 Home Decor Magazines

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

The Spruce / Michelle Becker

Decorating magazines abound in today's, and many of them offer wonderful ideas and inspiration for decorating your home. Find a magazine to match your style among these top home decor publications.

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    Architectural Digest

    Published monthly and focused on the homes of “the rich and famous,” Architectural Digest 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 Veranda, a 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, Traditional Home 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

    Romantic Homes 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 in Country Living for ways to bring this look to your home.

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    Elle Décor

    Elle Décor is a 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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    House Beautiful

    House Beautiful is 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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    Better Homes & Gardens

    This monthly publication offers ideas for home decor, gardening, and family activities. Better Homes & Gardens 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.

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