Deirdre Sullivan


Deirdre Sullivan is a freelance feature writer who specializes in home improvement and interior design. Her career has taken her from an assistant editor at Elle magazine to a content creator for brands and publishers including, MTV Networks, and Bustle. 


  • 10+ years of writing experience and covering all-things home decor and interior design
  • Been a featured speaker at Social Media Week NYC, 140 Characters Conference, Fashion 2.0 Awards, and PR News Conference


Deirdre started writing for The Spruce in 2014. She has written for publications such as MTV Networks, Bustle,, and HouseLogic. Deirdre is also a "maker." Her award-winning collection of home and personal accessories have been featured in The New York Times, Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, InStyle, Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Oprah Magazine, and more. 

Currently, Deirdre is obsessed with making the most of her pre-war New York City apartment.


Deirdre Sullivan earned her degree in communications at SUNY Purchase. 

Expertise: Interior decor

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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