Hands Down, These Are the Best Home Décor Shows to Rewatch
If you're anything like us, you're probably a sucker for a good home décor show. From Mary McDonald's antics on Million Dollar Decorators to Nate and Jeremiah's charismatic banter, nothing is better than watching people transform undecorated—or sometimes entirely dilapidated—homes into design masterpieces. But what do you do when you've watched every episode of your favorite show and you have nothing left in your Netflix queue?
We turned to our faithful community of Instagram followers to ask one question: What's the best home décor show ever made? We received a ton of answers and compiled the most popular ones to bring you the ultimate list of design shows you should definitely watch (or rewatch). Today, we're sharing the top four with you (along with a much-loved bonus), but you can also find the full list on our Instagram. Don't tackle another decorating project before watching the best home décor shows listed here—consider it your own personal design school.
Hands down, our Instagram followers' favorite home décor show is HGTV's Fixer Upper, which gathered more than twice as many votes as all the other shows—so if you haven't watched it yet, you probably should. In the show, Chip and Joanna Gaines go through the process of helping clients turn their dilapidated but potential-rich houses into true showpieces—helping them reach their full potential. The combined construction and design aspect of the show means that you get to see insane before and after transformations—and gather a ton of ideas to improve your own home.
Nate & Jeremiah by Design
We're not surprised that MyDomaine darlings Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent made the list. With only one season together under their belt, we're already awaiting the next episodes. This show may not be different from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, but it's worth the watch for the Nate and Jeremiah's banter alone. These two are not only insanely charismatic on television, but they're also extremely knowledgeable about décor and design—and they're great at breaking it down for their viewers and the families they're helping. Bonus: You get a healthy dose of their daughter, Poppy, on the show—who is the most adorable toddler we've ever seen. It's feel-good design TV at its best.
Netflix and Chill
Sarah Richardson is a Canadian designer who seems to have made her way into the hearts of our Instagram community on the international front. Through her years on HGTV, she's had six television series: Room Service, Design Inc., Sarah's House, Sarah's Cottage, Sarah 101, and Real Potential. They are frankly all worth the watch, but a favorite seems to be Sarah's House, in which the designer purchases an undervalued house and depicts the process of renovating it with her insanely charismatic and TV-friendly sidekick, Tommy Smythe. The show existed from 2007 to 2011, but it's a classic that's worth a rewatch.
Candice Olson is another Canadian designer who evolved into an HGTV star. Her first show, Divine Design, premiered in 2001, while her second one, Candice Tells All, aired in 2011. In typical design show fashion, the charismatic designer helps homeowners maximize the potential of their homes episode after episode. If you like seeing quick transformations from start to finish and enjoy a good before and after, this is the show for you.
Bonus: Million Dollar Decorators
Even though this was only recommended by two of our followers, we had to throw Million Dollar Decorators on the list. First, because we believe it's one of the best home décor shows ever made, but also because a lot of you complained about how traditional design shows are repetitive and only speak to one type of homeowner/décor fan.
This show is the opposite of that. If you're into reality TV, you need to rewatch both seasons of this Bravo show, which follows four eccentric interior designers in Los Angeles and their multimillion-dollar-budget clients and projects. It's inspirational and hysterical all at once.
Next up: I watched Netflix's Minimalism, and I wanted to overhaul my home an hour later.