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The Best Budget Decorating Blogs

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The Best Budget Decorating Blogs
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Each week, Budget Decorating at About.com features the best-of-the-best budget decorating blogs available. We’ve assembled a sampling of our featured decorating blogs so you can enjoy them also.

If you would like to nominate someone (or even yourself!) for Budget Decorating Blog of the Week, just fill in this form. Have questions about being featured? Visit our Q&A.

320 Sycamore
I love open house tours, and perusing this blog is like going to a new open house with every post.

A Cultivated Nest
This blog is put together like an inspirational photo book, and A Cultivated Nest's home, projects and photos are worthy to share.

Chikka Boom
This blog is an absolute hoot to read. Not only that, these girls know how to decorate on a budget.

Confessions of a Plate Addict
If you have a love for the French style, then you'll love this blog that features timeless and budget-friendly decorating ideas.

DebbieDoos Blogging & Blabbing
Debbiedoo is honest with her readers about her decorating journey - she's a novice but willing to try anything. How inspirational is that?

Delightful Order
Delightful Order has a gorgeous and up-to-date style, and wonderful tips on organizing your clutter.

Design*Sponge
This is the go-to blog for ideas on decorating, entertaining, DIY-ing, painting, crafting, and more!

Dream Home DIY
Reading this blog is like watching a decorating reality show - a really, really sweet one with a happy ending at every post.

How About Orange
While this blog is not solely dedicated to budget decorating, it is so rich with tutorials and fun craft projects that it certainly qualifies!

Jennifer Rizzo
For burgeoning decorators, this site is full of inspirational photos, do-it-yourself projects, fabulous ideas and curbside finds.

Life in Rehab
You know you're at a great budget decorating blog when there are 169 entries (and growing) under the label "Cheap and Easy."

Life In The Fun Lane
Life In The Fun Lane’s style is beautiful - as if eclectic turned its head toward traditional but then met coastal chic and married both.

Lucky 7
The Lucky 7 designer is busy but still creates a beautiful home, and she doesn't spend a dime she doesn't have to.

Miss Mustard Seed
Miss Mustard Seed has the life that all of us DIY decorators dream of. And her blog is a work of beauty.

Not Just a Housewife
From handmade decor to frugal redos, this blogger shares her amazing talents in all things beautiful with her readers.

Pretty Handy Girl
Brittany (aka Pretty Handy Girl) knows how to install antique pine flooring and decorate a home equally well. The girl has skills!

Saw Dust and Paper Scraps
Sandra moves and updates more homes than I do (which is saying a lot!), and her budget-friendly DIY projects and tutorials are amazing.

Shop Sensibly, Live in Beauty
This blogger has a knack for transforming flea market finds into cottage chic - and she does it all on a shoestring.

The Borrowed Abode
This rental-decorating blogging duo has talent and creativity - a powerful combination.

The Inspired Room
The Inspired Room is like a gourmet buffet of beautiful decorating photos backed up by practical posts.

The Magic Brush
If you need a bit (or a heap!) of painting inspiration, check out what this amazing blogger and faux-finisher does.

The Painted Home
This blog features a comfortable yet fresh vintage cottage style that makes me want to move right in.

Thrify Decor Chic
From recreating Goodwill finds to seeking out the best deals, Thrifty Decor Chic shares her thrifty secrets with her readers.

Totally Tutorials
Totally Tutorials is jam-packed with thousands of tutorials, so there's something for everyone.

Trash2Treasure
If you want to make any home item or curbside find look fabulous, Trash2Treasure's blog provides endless inspiration.

Under the Table & Dreaming
This blogger knows how to add heart to a home. And she writes fantastic tutorials on how you can, too.

Vintage Hydrangeas
Vintage Hydrangeas decorating ideas inspirational, and she willingly shares what she learns along the way.

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