March 6, 2015

17 of the Best Home Magazines

If you’re passionate about home improvement, decorating, renovating, and improving your home well beyond just the garage, it’s very likely that you’ve heard of or own at least one of these top industry magazines.

Beyond their print versions, the brands listed below have created must-visit websites that include extensive resources, tips, news, expert insights and more that you can apply throughout your entire home.

We’ve selected 17 of the best. Enjoy!

House & Home

House & Home is a major Canadian magazine and website that showcases the top homes in North America and highlights design, décor, and lifestyle ideas for homeowners.

The website also includes an extensive library of online video episodes, insights from industry experts, and how-to guides.

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House and home

Better Homes and Gardens

Better Homes and Gardens features decorating, home improvement, food & recipes, gardening and more.

The Home Improvement section features DIY ideas, expert advice, and inspiration for your next project.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube | Pinterest | Instagram

Better homes

Style at Home

Style at Home is a Canadian magazine and website that features décor and lifestyle topics for around the home.

The website features how-to guides, décor ideas, project inspiration, and expert advice in article and video forms.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube | Pinterest | Instagram

Style at home

Home Builder Magazine

Home Builder Magazine is the official magazine of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association and is published for contractors, designers, and professionals.

The magazine is published twice per month and back issues are available online. New product news and resources for builders can also be found on the website.


Reno & Decor

Reno & Décor highlights ideas and inspiration for interior design, and room renovations.

Articles also include renovation spotlights from Canadian properties as well as before and after comparisons.

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Réno and décor

Traditional Home

The website for Traditional Home Magazine showcases home décor and design ideas in photo-articles and videos.

Blog topics cover a variety of renovation and design projects that homeowners can use as inspiration.

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Traditional home

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping offers ideas and tips for home decorating, renovations, organizing, and gardening.

In addition to home topics, Good Housekeeping also features home appliance reviews, recipes, and beauty & style tips.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Pinterest | Instagram

Good housekeeping

Country Living

Country Living features decorating, crafts, food, and antique-related topics.

The Home & Decorating section of the website features house tours, project inspiration, and renovation ideas.

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Country living

House Beautiful

House Beautiful is a home decorating focused magazine and online resource. The website provides designing tips, organizing ideas, and paint & colour inspiration.

A number of professional interior designers also contribute to the website and an expansive photo gallery features decorating ideas for all rooms of the home.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+

House beautiful

Home & Design Magazine

Home & Design Magazine prides itself in being “The Magazine or Architecture and Fine Interiors.” The publication and website prominently features luxury interiors, exteriors, & renovation ideas.

The website also includes a Luxury Lifestyle section that covers luxury brands, travel destinations, and fashion.

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Home and design

Home Trends Magazine

The Canadian Home Trends Magazine includes topics on home decoration, cooking & recipes, fashion, and lifestyle.

The website features a collection of blogs featuring contributions from design experts covering topics on colour, home staging, DIY ideas and room showcasing.

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Home trends

Our Homes Magazine

Our Homes Magazine is a collection of regional home and décor magazines published throughout Canada.

The website features downloadable .pdfs of publications as well as design articles for various areas of the home.

Twitter | Facebook

Our homes

Movato Home

Movato Home is a collection of magazines targeting Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver homeowners.

The website features interior design ideas & trends, expert interviews and contributions and showcases of featured and celebrity homes in the 3 cities.

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Movato home

Romantic Homes Magazine

Romantic Homes showcases classic and romantic spaces to inspire homeowners with their own design and décor projects.

The website includes decorating ideas & inspiration, craft projects, and recipes.

Facebook | Pinterest

Romantic homes

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest highlights the world’s best architects and designers with a focus on interior décor inspiration and ideas.

Cultural, fashion and shopping topics are also touched on with attention on their design elements.

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Architectural digest

The Family Handyman

The Family Handyman is a DIY home improvement magazine and online resource with in-depth content focusing on particular areas of the home as well as skills & tasks such as carpentry or tiling.

Along with how-to articles, there are also video tutorials available as well and a downloadable app that offers free DIY tips.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Pinterest


Extreme How-To

Extreme How-To offers guides and inspiration for do-it-yourself projects around the home.

Also featured are tutorial videos, tool reviews, and a digital version of the Extreme How-To magazine.

Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Pinterest

Extreme how-to

We’d love to hear your thoughts! What’s your favorite website on the list? Are we missing anyone that you would like to recommend? Please leave a comment below!

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