Courtney Shearer

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Courtney Shearer is an Atlanta-based kitchen and bath designer and owner of her own design blog, The Cow Spot.

  • Award-winning kitchen and bath designer
  • 10+ years experience in the design industry


Courtney Shearer is a former writer for The Spruce, where she wrote about kitchen design, countertops, cabinetry, sinks, and outdoor kitchens for more than a year.

Shearer is a kitchen and bath designer with more than 10 years of experience. She is committed to designing a space that reaches its highest potential at any budget. She also writes a regular home design blog, The Cow Spot. 

Currently, Shearer is the director of design for Bell Kitchen & Bath Studios.


Shearer attended the University of Georgia and graduated in 2008 with a B.S. in Furnishings and Interiors. 


In 2011, Shearer won the Calla Award for Large Kitchen, and in 2013, was selected by the National Kitchen & Bath Association as one of the industry's Top 30 under 30.

Her blog, The Cow Spot was a finalist for Best New Design Blog for the 2012 Design Bloggers Hall of Fame and was nominated for a Homie Award by Apartment Therapy in 2014. 

Expertise: Interior design
Education: University of Georgia
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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