Emily Elveru Emily is an editor at Do It Yourself magazine covering home, crafting, interior design, new and innovative lifestyle products, and more. Previously, Emily was a health editor at Parents magazine in New York City, focusing on kids' and women's health and parenting content. Emily attended Iowa State University and earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis in Child, Adult, and Family Studies. After living on the East Coast for 6 years, she recently made her way back to the Midwest and currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa. 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.