Meet The Authors

in the garden

HOLLY BECKER is the American author of international bestseller Decorate and Decorate Workshop who currently lives in Northern Germany with her husband and newborn son. She is also a freelance journalist and stylist who founded the award-winning design blog, decor8, in January 2006, which has grown to become an established design resource with nearly 50,000 readers daily and over 1.8 million page views per month. In addition, Holly contributes to a number of magazines, including Real Simple and Domino and most recently Sweet Paul, Mollie Makes and Where Women Create Business. Holly is also the founder of Blogging Your Way, where she teaches blogging, styling, photography and small business workshops together with her teachers both online and in-person since 2009.

LESLIE SHEWRING is a Canadian stylist and photographer with degrees in both Architecture and Interior Design. After spending nearly half of her life in Los Angeles working as a product designer, she recently relocated back to her native Vancouver Island in British Columbia with her husband and their children, where she works as a freelance stylist and photographer for clients such as American Greetings and Stampington magazine. Leslie has also developed and designed packaging for products sold in many of the major retailers in North America, including Target. Please visit Leslie’s blog or her styling portfolio to view more of her beautiful work.

xo, Leslie & Holly