Text by Molly Swanson
International Women’s Day is all about applauding women’s achievement. So, to celebrate, we are highlighting blogs for every different style and design aesthetic. Behind these blogs are women who work hard to create content that inspires beautiful living, all while juggling a life of their own. So, check out our picks and leave a comment on your favorite blog today just to say, “Thank you and keep it up!”
Annie Anderson, the face and creative energy behind Zevy Joy takes a simplified eclectic approach to her gorgeous, yet budget-friendly home. Annie is the queen of making more out of less, and provides recourses and inspiration for ways to make each room in your home meaningful and beautiful. One of our favorite things about Annie’s Insta feed is her gorgeous mantel. She changes it with the seasons and we love seeing the fresh face she gives it time after time!
Last year, we got to sit down with Annie for an exclusive Q&A and home tour. Check it out here!
The only rule that Courtney from French Country Cottage follows is to decorate with what she loves. This mantra has definitely paid off in the form of a personal style that is unique and classic all at once. Courtney is the queen of ambiance, and a peek at her blog or her book will inspire you with chandeliers in every room, elegant table settings, and an abundance of beautiful blooms
Stylist, author, TV host and now Target’s home spokesperson, Emily Henderson provides vintage inspired style that is attainable for everyone! Her use of color and pattern is absolutely compelling, and we find ourselves staring in awe at every space she creates. Something else we love—Emily does a fabulous job of sharing helpful tidbits and tips about her projects, plus she links many of the items she decorates with.
L.A. based designer, New York Times best-selling author, and blogger, Justina Blakeley has talents that go far beyond home décor alone. Family, travel, and a degree in World Arts and Cultures fuel her boho aesthetic. Not to mention, we are completely starry-eyed over her colorful and pattern-filled collections from both Target and Anthropologie.
Liz Marie of Liz Marie Blog candidly takes readers on her life journey and all the happenings of working on her fixer upper farmhouse in west Michigan. Her blog and home décor shop, The Found Cottage, are prime examples of her undeniable gift for creating charming interiors that feel cozy and welcoming. If farmhouse-style is your cup of tea, then you’ve come to the right place.
Monica Lavin is the creative force behind the highly successful blog, Lavin Label. Traditional designs and southern flair grace the interiors that Monica creates, leaving us motivated to incorporate her style into our own homes! Not only does she have fabulous taste, but Monica is an exceptional storyteller, which makes her blog feel personal and accessible to all.
Niki Brantmark is the founder and creative director of My Scandinavian Home. Her heart behind this blog was to, “inspire like-minded people with ethereal Scandinavian inspired homes often with a vintage touch.” Niki is also the author of Lagom, The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life, The Scandinavian Home, and Modern Pastoral.
Rachel’s design thinking is simple, and we are all about it! Her philosophy is to create “forever” and keep pieces both in quality and aesthetics. Not only does Rachel have a perfectly vintage chic collection on her website and with Pottery Barn, but she allows readers a peek at her beautiful life and taste for elegant décor through her blog posts and her book!
Shea and Syd McGee launched their design firm in 2014, and it has since skyrocketed to one of the most well-known interior design studios. The studio blog on their website is packed with Shea’s crisp and bright aesthetic and offers priceless insight on everything from big-picture renovations to all you need to know about their storefront and product lines.
Whether you’re designing your beach house, or hosting a seaside gathering, Tracey’s styleis packed with ideas for creating the happiest of seaside interiors. On her blog and in her recent book, Simply by the Sea, Tracey shares designs that are relaxed, charming, and fullof the light and airy colors of the sea! From cottage, classic, modern and country, get inspired to create coastal interiors that last more than a summer.
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