This post is also available in: French German Italian SpanishWith winter on our doorsteps it’s time to escape into spring planning. We have collected a few lovely home décor and DIY blogs that are sure to get your ticker going. Start planning for the New Year by checking out some amazing DIY transformations or find some interesting things to do on a rainy afternoon. A mix of design inspirations, organizational tips and easy how to’s should be just the stuff to help you through the next few dreary months. Manhattan-nest A DIY-ing, thrifty finding, stylish home décor blog written by Freelance interior decorator Daniel. The blog follows Daniel and his partner’s adventures in property development of their rickety old house in Kingston, New York. With plenty of before and afters to get you excited and inspired for your own DIY journeys. BowerPower Blog Bowerpowerblog, won apartment therapy’s 2012 Home design blog award. Started by mom of 3 and former home schooler from Atlanta, Katie bower. The blog is full of DIY projects, tutorials, parenting tips and festive home craft ideas. Centsational Girl A budget friendly home décor, DIY and interior design blog by Kate Riley from Northern California. Packed full of style guides and the latest trends in home interiors and giveaways. Kate’s design ideas have been featured in magazines such as DIY, HGTV and Fresh Style and are sure to drum up some fantastic ideas for your own home. Honey We’re Home A home design and organizational blog packed full of sparkle. Written by Megan, a mom of one with a passion for all things home and family. Megan takes you through all of her home DIY and transformations, fashion tips and crafty projects for the family. Slim Paley Carolyn Espley-Miller has won numerous home décor blog awards including Williams-Sonoma’s favourite design blog for inspirations 2013 and has been named one of House beautiful’s favourite design blogs. Slim Paley is full of beautiful images to get your heart beating and creative juices flowing. Header image by Eco Chic What is Press Loft? Press Loft www.pressloft.com is a PR platform specialising in the home, gift, and lifestyle sectors that helps thousands of brands to get their products into the press. Their PR tools allow companies to easily secure press coverage and quality backlinks for SEO by connecting with their network of 20,000+ journalists, bloggers, and influencers. Get Free Press Coverage – take a 60-day free trial (only available to new customers only.