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It’s been a busy week here at, as our panel of judges have been reviewing the shortlisted bloggers in this year’s awards.

Thank you to everyone who has taken part in our public vote over the last few weeks for our Home Design Blogger Awards 2015. The response was fantastic, and we hope that you have found inspiration from the excellent work of all the home tutorials and design ideas from this year’s shortlisted blogs.

Our expert panel of judges this year included co-founders Ian and Rebekah Monk, along with the businesses own Design and Installation Consultant, Lianne Boddy. . The judging panel have come together to oversee this year’s talent, including a brand new Instagram category, highlighting home DIY on social media.

After much consideration, the judging panel have come to a decision and we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 home DIY awards!


Home DIY Award


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Yasmin Chopin is an Interior designer and writer and dubs herself as a ‘property junkie’, has gained much of her experience working a range of different building interiors. Yasmin says whether it’s listed, falling down or a new concept, she enjoys the challenge of a project, transforming objects and spaces.

Runners up


Home DIY Tutorial


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Maxine Brady is an interiors stylist and has appeared in print magazines and on TV. Maxine writes about the highs and the lows of renovating her first home, acting as a great inspiration to those in a similar position. Considering that Maxine only launched her blog earlier this year, her step-by-step guides and top 10 lists are the highlight of her blog. 

Runners up


Affordable DIY Award


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Karen Clough’s blog follows the progress of taking the plunge into adulthood and renovating her and her partner’s first home in Manchester. Karen and her partner Joe are recently married and are also expecting their first baby. Karen blogs about the challenges they both face in young adulthood, posting about their home DIY progresses step by step, and more tailored posts such as decorating tips in the house in the lead up to Karen’s due date.


Runners up

Home DIY Instagram


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James and Josephine run BlogAndBuySale, which was launched to support and showcase innovative stylists and designers from all over the world. Their Instagram posts feature a range of quirky and unique design ideas and products for decorating and styling the home, including a “Wish List’ feature for followers.

Runner up 


Congratulations to all winners and runners up in this year’s blogger awards! It’s been another fantastic year for the blogging community, and we wouldn’t have had such a great blogger awards season without you, the inspirational bloggers. We’ll see you next year!

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