Jennifer Carmichael

Jennifer Carmichael
Education: The University of Rhode Island

Jennifer Carmichael is a freelance writer, covering decorating, home improvement, and organizing for For more than 25 years, she has been writing and editing for trade publications, magazines, newspapers, and websites, covering home design, food, and general lifestyle topics. During this time, she developed a niche and passion for writing about trends and topics in architecture and interior design.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Rhode Island
  • Contributing Writer for Connecticut Magazine
  • Co-founder/Writer/Editor of Your Modern Cottage
  • More than 25 years of public relations/marketing experience


She is the contributing home writer for her state’s monthly publication, Connecticut Magazine, and co-founder of Your Modern Cottage, an online community of home experts showcasing the power of home design. Her expertise also includes public relations and marketing, working for both small and large businesses across a variety of industries.

When not working, Jennifer enjoys relaxing and spending time with her husband, two teenagers, and cat. A self-described homebody, she likes nothing more than to curl up with a good book or watch a movie.


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, The University of Rhode Island

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