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After a huge sea change to the other side of the world Sarah, her husband and three kids now call a fixer-upper cottage on the beaches of Sydney Australia home. She loves all things DIY and relays her tales of their new life by the sea plus documents her unique mix of coastal, cottage style, finding vintage furniture and decorating on a shoestring budget at her popular blog A Beach Cottage and go behind the scenes with her on Twitter.

Top 10 Real Life Renovating & Decorating Blogs


Bringing out the charm and potential in the home...but not by a professional!

A Soft Place to Land 

Spray paint, hot glue guns and sparkly buttons abound, furniture re-hab and ideas to make home a sanctuary plus very popular Thursday link-up blog event.

Centsational Girl

Meet Kate, decorating, salvager and DIY-er, out to make life fabulous, for less, one DIY project at a time.

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Living With Lyndsay 

Trusty glue gun tales from this crafty girl, home-decor obsessed blogger, includes inspiring tutorials and how-to's every week.

Restyled Home

Realistic cut on interior design, decorating and DIY, advocating that homes don't have to be perfect to be pretty.

Southern Hospitality  

Tag along with this blogger's tales of fabulous yard sale finds as she decorates and feathers her nest with all things Southern.

The Inspired Room

Rounds up interior design, decorating ideas, simple homemaking and authentic living.

The Lettered Cottage  

Showcases fixing up a cottage on a shoestring budget, with before/after candy and video fun.

Thrifty Decor Chick  

Enjoy seeing what this chick gets up to as she tackles projects with her trusty power tools, making-over her home on a budget and having a go at renovating jobs most girls would shudder at.

Young House Love

One of the best and extremely popular renovating blogs. Follow these two young newlyweds and get inspired to Do It Yourself as these two makeover their first house in Richmond, Virginia.