Self builds, exquisite interiors, family life and all things home improvement feature in our top five home and interiors accounts on Instagram. Whether you looking to build your own home or update your current living space, these accounts are brimming with advice, top tips, beautiful interiors inspiration and a refreshing (often very relatable!) look at family life.

@sue_dan_house | 50k followers

Young couple, Susan McCarthy and her husband Danny started their 2800 square foot build in March 2018, moving in just 3 days before their wedding. Corkonian Sue features a mix of family life, cleaning tips, behind the scenes tours of their extensive build and all things interiors.

@westofirelandselfbuild | 28k followers

Emergency department nurse, Aisling Donnellan started to document her self-build on Instagram at a time when there were very few similar Irish accounts and finds it “a great way to keep me inspired and motivated to complete the home we have always wanted”. Bright and airy interior spaces along with modern, pops of colour feature throughout this inspiring interiors grid.

@housebythewhitethorns | 114k followers

Mother of 5, Sarah Battle began her blog in 2019 and is a firm favourite on Instagram for showcasing everything from home improvement and décor tips to baking, cooking, fashion and family life. Check out her highlights for some must-see interior inspiration.

@lifeasmrsbuilder | 26k followers

Based in Kilkenny, Trina Staunton is (as her Instagram suggests) wife to building contractor James. Describing her page as “based on my love of monochrome interiors and my journey from new build to home”, this account is jam packed full of slick and modern yet homely interiors inspiration.

@ahousebythetrees | 108k followers

Caroline Hassett, from Tipperary describes her account as “a mix of interiors, DIY and a daily look at busy family life of six in the country.” Their modern farmhouse build features a bohemian style with a love for bringing the outdoors, indoors. Her account includes plenty of tips and advice for those of you in the process of creating your dream home.