Looking for Design Inspo? Five Local Home Influencers You Need to Follow Now

These design experts will liven up your social media feed — and may even get you motivated to start that new project.

Are you searching for design inspiration and home renovation help? Or do you just want to stay updated on the newest trends? If you answered yes, look no further than your Instagram feed. These local influencers share their eye for style – and you can access their talented tips and perfectly curated posts with the swipe of a finger. 

Courtney Brennan

A former news reporter for WPXI, Courtney Brennan now renovates houses with her husband, Mark Ambtman, and even has her own TV show, “Makin’ It with Mark and Courtney.” From reels trying out famous TikTok meals to work-in-progress renovation pictures, Brennan documents her life as both a home influencer and a soon-to-be mother of two. Her page is warm, welcoming and full of laughs with her family. If you need design inspo, fashion tips or a unique idea for your kid’s school lunch, you’ll find it on her page.



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Cinque Cerra-Saunders

Host of the A&E series “Living Smaller,” Cinque Cerra-Saunders shares his house flips in the Pittsburgh area and beyond, as well as his impeccable design style, as he repurposes old homes and creates new rooms that are bright, modern and showcase his talent working with small spaces. Followers can find design ideas with his innovative DIY projects or share a laugh with his POV reels about the struggles that interior designers can face on the job. Cerra-Saunders likes to challenge himself with difficult design projects, and his Instagram displays that his eye for design can transform any room into a stylish living space.



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Kacie Cope

You’ll discover bold colors, eclectic furniture pieces and an ever-growing obsession for vintage rugs on Kacie Cope’s Instagram. As an interior designer, Cope shares everything from vintage thrift finds to recent room makeovers. The designer has also been updating her followers on renovations of her new store The Bold, which opened March 11. As you scroll along, you’ll find that inspiration to take on a new design project, even if it’s just redecorating your entryway table. You may even start to emphasize with her addiction to colorful, patterned rugs.



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Amanda Bock

Amanda Bock’s Instagram shows that this interior designer is never short of room ideas. One unique feature of her account is her 3D renderings; she shares virtual plans for redesigning small spaces with smart and stylish solutions. Along with her digital ideas, Bock also posts fun reels about life as an interior designer and as a mom. The content is relatable for interior designers and homeowners alike – and it also provides helpful decorating tips and inspo. From saving money on furniture, to keeping a family space fashionable, she uses her platform as a way to embrace the endless possibilities that a house can hold.



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Laura Gummerman

Laura Gummerman’s Instagram is a dream Pinterest board come to life. With cute holiday decor ideas and heartwarming pictures of her young daughters, Gummerman threads together family adventures with her love for design. Her page is aesthetically pleasing, with pastel pops of color and posts with a contemporary-yet-cozy feel. From charming interior designs to cute craft ideas, Gummerman spreads her creativity throughout every season. If you love design, family and all things adorable, this blogger has some tips to share with you.

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