10 Nesting & Food Blogs We Follow for Inspiration

June 15, 2015 by Jason Loper

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when you had to wait until your magazine subscription arrived in the mail before you could start looking for inspiration for your next project. Today, it’s as easy as clicking through your bookmarks and visiting the blogs you love. These ten blogs – covering everything from food to DIY – are some of our favorites.


Mom Advice: Frequent visitors to the Kenmore Inspiration blog will recognize the name Amy Clark. She’s been bringing us her crafty and clever projects for years now. Her blog is chock full of projects and advice for creating a better life.


House*Tweaking: Watching Dana transform her home while raising three young kids is quite simply inspiring. If she can make her “underdog” look this good, there’s hope for the rest of us!


The Kittchen: Kit Graham is a food blogger, restaurant lover and travel aficionado. When she’s not posting about the food she’s whipping up in her own kitchen, she’s giving us a taste of what’s to offer in the restaurants she visits.


Making It Lovely: As the name of her blog suggests, Nicole Balch has a knack for making just about anything look 1000% better. From transforming and updating her Victorian home to the Making It Yours series of posts that follow the imagined life of one piece of furniture, Nicole’s blog provides style-centric content that will have you reaching for the paintbrush.


Merrypad: Emily is on her second home renovation and we can’t wait to see how it all shapes up. With a can-do attitude and a whole lot of DIY skills, there’s plenty of wisdom to be culled from Merrypad.


Momma Cuisine: Johanna Cook is also a frequent recipe contributor. She’s on a mission to help families make great meals everyday with easy, tasty recipes.


Infarrantly Creative: Have you ever thought about turning crutches into a lamp? Or how about upcycling an old console television to create a console table? That’s exactly the kind of inventive projects that Beckie presents on her DIY blog.


Better After: Speaking of upcyclying, one of the best blogs for DIY inspiration is Better After. Scroll through page after page of befores and afters and you’ll start to see just what a little creativity, elbow grease and paint can do for even the ugliest old furniture.


4 Men 1 Lady: Michelle is on a mission to bring beauty to a house full of men. And along the way she’s sharing the tips and tricks that will help the rest of us in the endeavor to create artful homes.


Craftsman Blog: For novices and experts alike, the Craftsman blog is a great resource for tool tips and project ideas.

What are your favorite food and nesting blogs? Share them in the comments to help keep the list growing.

Jason Loper

Jason Loper is a self-professed doyen of the domestic arts. In other words, he hasn’t met a household project he hasn’t enjoyed tackling. His latest project is renovating a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed American System-Built Home in Iowa.