Victoria Road restoration
Lucy and Dan’s total overhaul of their Victorian house has included gutting the property, replacing all the windows and adding a big kitchen extension at the back. Their renovation journey is a hit with almost 19k followers, follow the account for some clever alternatives to expensive home improvements. These Crittall-style windows are actually a frameless partition with added black strips to match the real casement windows at the back of the house.
With a love for striking dark decor and mid-century interiors, Instagrammer Kristine is currently renovating her Victorian terrace. Follow her account for monochrome shades and great vintage-inspired furniture.
Purchased after sitting vacant for 40 years, the owner of Lexden Home has been painstakingly restoring her Victorian home. Click the follow button to see her latest project.
Come Down to the Woods
A self-confessed owner of a ‘Peach Palace’, Katie has made it her mission to turn her home into a riot of colour and clashing patterns. It’s a great account to follow when you’re struggling to see the light at the end of a very long renovation tunnel.
Determined to create a cruelty-free and vegan home, Suszi is renovating her Victorian terrace in the capital –
you can follow her here. A fan of bold patterns, we love the palm print wallpaper and handmade copper pipe radiator in her bathroom.
Homeowners Reece and Paul are transforming their Edwardian home in south east London into a monochrome dream. Keen fans of a black and white colour scheme, the pair have added extra special touches to their design with a variety of different materials.
Inside No. 8
The kitchen of this renovation project in Manchester is such a hit it has been used in cookery shoots with chef Jonny Marsh. The clean lines and clever use of space appeal to the account’s 36.5k fans, follow along here for the project’s next stages.
Currently restoring their charming period property in Worcestershire, Michael and James are a lesser-known account with plenty to post about. Follow the account for country interiors inspiration. Think busy wallpapers and statement pieces like the beloved leather chesterfields or the copper bath. If you love the account, they’re hosting an Instagram meet at The Bloomsbury Club in London on February 15.
Renovating a nightmare
The Allens are transforming this Edwardian house in south London, on a budget.
Follow the account for bargain auction finds, including spectacular chandeliers, and cool detailing.
A self-build sure to give you serious house envy. A daunting project that has involved knocking down the existing dwellings and replacing with a huge house and party barn. And an indoor pool for two little boys. Follow the account for aspirational design in the countryside.
After buying a Georgian cottage in the country, Hannah is turning it into the home of her dreams. Keeping things cosy, click follow if you’re a fan of pretty pastel colours, dreamy kitchen interiors and fresh white touches.
The Wests nests
Unable to choose between opting for the dark side or keeping it light,
Jessica incorporates both colour schemes into her home as she renovates it room by room.The various white walls help to keep her home looking fresh whereas the darker accents help to add personality. We particularly love her inky blue feature wall in her living room, offset by a gorgeous statement mirror.
Life with Holly
Holly is slowly renovating her Victorian home with an eye to keeping its period features.
Follow along for lots of DIY and upcycling. We loved hearing how her husband made their dining table out of scaffold boards.
Design at nineteen
Londoner Justin is adding his own stamp to his terraced home, favouring lots of fresh whites, navy blues and charcoal greys. We love how he recently updated his stunning bathroom with quirky patterned tiles and a swish recessed shelf. Click the follow button to see how he did it.
Golden Fox Cottage
Perfect for those dreaming of life in the countryside, Golden Fox Cottage takes followers on a journey as the owner creates her dream cottage. Follow along and you’ll fall in love with the quirky kitchen details and traditional exposed beams.
Becca In Bath
Those with an eye for the dark side will love Becca’s moody interiors in her Victorian home. We love what she has done so far, especially the cool black kitchen taps. Click follow to see what projects she tackles in the future.
That 1920s House
Liverpudlian Jen keeps it real with her before-and-after Instagram shots, so you can see just how far she’s come. She’s currently picking tiles for her kitchen – click the follow button to see what she decides on.
Life at Eighty Six
We love seeing the upcycling projects of Jen and Grant. They’ve recently painted a tired pine chest of drawers matte black and finished it off with luxe gold handles. Follow along to see what projects they tackle in their Manchester 1890s Victorian terrace next.
The Old Piggery
This couple is putting their stylish stamp on their home as they undertake an intensive renovation of a 1940s pig farm. Click follow to see a beautiful copper bath, inky blue textured walls and vibrant green hexagon tiles.
Renovating No 66
16 months – and counting – into a mammoth renovation project, art teacher Rachael has kept some original features alongside putting her own stamp on it. Click follow to see how she has brought her home up to date.