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Free Places to Swipe for Decorating Ideas

November 11, 2015
Amanda Curry
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The holidays are right around the corner! And, while you are thinking about your home-to do’s, you may be wanting to re-do your home this holiday season, but aren’t sure where to get started. Perhaps you are hosting a festive holiday party or a big turkey dinner. Fortunately, there are no shortage of places online to get inspiration. We’ve rounded up the top places to get home decorating tips on the web:

Social Media: Instagram

Instagram is a great place to get home inspiration from designers. Not only are there professional designers, but home designer hobbyists that have a strong following, too. The best way to search for inspiration is to sort by hashtags that are related to home décor. Popular home décor hashtags include #homeinspo, #homedecor, #homedesign, #homeinspo, and #homesweethome.

Related: Check out LeafFilter’s Pinterest page for home décor ideas!


If you haven’t signed up for Pinterest yet, you are missing out on a world of inspiration. The Home Décor section on Pinterest features envy-inducing pictures. A lot of the blog posts that are featured on Pinterest are do-it-yourself focused, which makes it a great place to find crafty projects and decorating ideas.


Warning: Keep can be extremely dangerous for your wallet! The layout of this platform is similar to Pinterest, but everything is available for purchase. You input your credit card information into Keep and at the click of just one button, the item can be yours! Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Check out Keep’s Home Décor section for unique gift ideas – to give and to get!


Blogging has become a full-time gig, with many experts offering fabulous advice. Well known home décor bloggers can host a bunch of great photos, how-to articles, and excellent ideas. Be sure to check out some of our favorites like Emily Henderson, Apartment Therapy, and Savvy Home.

Online Retailers

Big retailers like EQ3, Urban Barn, and Linen Chest, have put a lot of time and effort into the look and feel of their brand’s image this holiday season, so perusing their sites will give you some great ideas for your home décor.

We want to know: what’s missing from our list? Where do you go to get your inspiration? Leave us a note in the comments section below!