Title: Home Decor Writer
Education: Vanderbilt University, Emerson College
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Expertise: Home Decor, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Organization

Caroline McKenzie is a lifestyle editor who has worked with Southern Living, Body + Soul, and Martha Stewart Living. Currently, she is the deputy editor of Country Living. Her writing on home decor appears in Better Homes & Gardens. She has over a decade of editorial experience. Caroline is the author of Flea Market Garden Style and The Tiny Book of Tiny Homes.

Editor with over a decade of experience in lifestyle magazines
Author of home and garden books such as Country Living Shades of White


Caroline McKenzie is an award-winning lifestyle writer with over a decade of editorial experience. Her freelance writing appears in magazines such as Veranda, Coastal Living, and Real Simple. Caroline works as an editor for Country Living, and formerly edited for Southern Living and Body+Soul. Her tips for home decor and organization appear in Better Homes & Gardens. She has edited books on home decor and special interest publications on modern farmhouse design.


Caroline McKenzie graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Vanderbilt in American and Southern studies. She then earned a master of arts degree in writing, publishing, and literature from Emerson College. After graduating, she worked for Martha Stewart Omnibus, which launched her career as a lifestyle editor and writer. She later went on to work for Southern Living and Country Living.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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