Alyssa Ettinger

Alyssa Ettinger
  • Writer and editor for brands including,, Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, House Beautiful, The New York Post, Redbook, Seventeen, and Woman’s Day.
  • Author of "The eBay Home Makeover" (Watson-Guptill Publications). Book won in the Notable category of the Writers Notes™️ Book Awards.
  • Successfully launched a niche design business focusing on tabletop ceramics. Designs garnered extensive editorial placement in publications including Lucky, Gourmet, Design Sponge, Domino, Real Simple, and The New York Times.


Alyssa's 30-year career has spanned from print magazine editorial to online content creation, with a 10-year detour running her own well-known design studio. Each stint led her to succeed at the next, and she's happy to find herself navigating internet journalism in what's soon to be known as the Roaring '20s.


Alyssa received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Visual Arts from Bennington College.

Expertise: Home, Lifestyle, Crafts/How-To, Service
Education: Bennington College
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Title: Editor

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