Title: Home and Garden Writer
Education: Chico State University
Location: Oakland, CA
Expertise: Home Design, Gardening, Zero Waste, Home Organizing

Chantal Lamers is a writer and editor with more than 25 years of experience reporting news, home, garden, and lifestyle features. She's written for brands and publications including Sunset Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Country Living Magazine, Domino, Home52, Apartment Therapy, Williams Sonoma, and Levi's.


  • More than 25 years professional experience reporting news and features
  • BA in Journalism 
  • Contributor to national publications including Apartment Therapy, Country Living Magazine, Domino, Home52

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