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HGTV Bound: 10 Inspirational Interior Design Books

New Year, New You, New Home! If that’s your motto, then you have come to the right place! We have a list of 10 amazing interior design books to inspire ideas and help you zhuzh up your home sweet  home. With these books, your place will go from list it to love it in no time.

Be Bold: Interiors for the Brave of Heart by Emily Henson

Be Bold Interiors for the Brave of Heart by Emily Henson Book Cover

London-based interior designer Emily Henson brings her modern eclectic style and love of patterns and colors to her fourth interior design book. Be Bold is the must-buy inspirational tool for the DIY designer who always says no to neutrals and embraces the concept of “More is More.”

The DIY Style Finder: Discover Your Unique Style and Decorate It Yourself by KariAnne Wood

Design expert KariAnne Wood is bringing the interior design book that is all about you and your style. Wood is here to help you find the colors, textures, and patterns that will inspire the ideas you can’t wait to try. Using her own home and the homes of her designer friends, Wood brings five major design styles to inspire the one-of-a-kind home decor that is a reflection of the one and only you.

Dream Design Live by Paloma Contreras

Award-winning interior designer Paloma Contreras brings everything she loves about design in this inspirational yet practical guide. The book is divided into three sections based on the title. The “Dream” section provides inspiration on ways to improve both your home and your life. “Design” is full of advice for applying all the inspiration from the previous section into reality. The last section “Live” focuses on how to enjoy your newly designed living space. 

Everyday Decorating by Jeffrey Bilhuber

Everyday Decorating by Jeffrey Bilhuber

Here is the ultimate handbook for interior design for those who spend most of their free time on Pinterest and Instagram planning their dream home. Bilhuber uses iconic images from various projects across his career to provide practical and memorable tips that will be valuable the next time you’re buying new furniture or deciding on paint colors.

Make Yourself at Home: Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self by Moorea Seal

From the author of The 52 Lists Project and 52 Lists for Happiness comes the home design book that is part self-help, part memoir, and part décor inspiration. In Make Yourself at Home, Moorea Seal brings tips, DIY projects, and color palates to help you express your most authentic self within  your home space.

Making Room: How to Create Soul and Style in Your Home by Lucy Jo Bowman

The creator of Lucy Jo Home helps novice home designers transform their home into a home that reflects their soul and style. In Making Room, Bowman brings stories, ideas, and inspiration that will help readers declutter, organize, and style the home of your dreams.Your home deserves your full attention, and it’s time to make room for what you deem valuable and transform your home into your haven.

My Bedroom is an Office and Other Interior Design Dilemmas by Joanna Thornhill

My Bedroom is and Office and Other Interior Design Dilemmas by Joanna Thornhill Book Cover

In her most recent book, UK-based designer Joanna Thornill brings her passion and obsession with interior design to help readers solve their home décor dilemmas. My Bedroom is full of inspiration and practical advice for both homeowners and renters that will help readers create their dream home.

Simple Decorating: 50 Ways to Inspire Your Home by Melissa Michaels

No renovations are necessary with designer Melissa MichaelsSimple Decorating. Without the need for power tools or a limitless budget, these easy-to-follow tips will help spark your inner makeover maven. With Simple Decorating you will be inspired to transform your living space with color and furniture choices and highlight your family’s story, personality, and lifestyle with accessories. 

Small Space Style: Because You Don’t Need to Live Large to Live Beautifully by Whitney Lee Morris 

Lifestyle consultant Whitney Lee Morris believes you don’t have to live large to live beautifully. She walks her talk by bringing elegant and effortless style to the  400-square-foot living space she shares with her husband, baby, and two dogs. In this debut book, Whitney brings her tips and best practices for making any and all tiny spaces work efficiently with style.

A Well-Crafted Home: Inspiration and 60 Projects for Personalizing Your Space by Janet Crowther

A Well Crafted Home by Janet Crowther Book Cover

From the “DIY Maven” Janet Crowther comes the book filled with simple and creative projects that will help readers create a space tailored to your taste and lifestyle. Projects range from beginner to advanced, require quality materials to insure your project lasts a lifetime, and elevate any room in unexpected ways.