Jan Soults Walker Jan is a former home improvement writer for Better Homes & Gardens with more than four decades of expertise She has been published in Coastal Living, Better Homes & Gardens, and Beautiful Kitchens & Baths. Her life-long knack for spotting great design ideas and providing helpful tips has been seen in various publications, including Better Homes & Gardens special publications such as Window Treatments For Every Room and Quick and Easy Decorating. She also has been published in Finger Lake Times. She is a Drake University graduate. 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.