Laura Kostelny Armed with her trusty notebook, Laura Kostelny has been pushing her way into people's homes and gardens for more than 20 years. She has written about innovative interior design, so-smart organization solutions, style trends (and never agains!), as well as garden-fresh DIYs for a number of publications including Southern Living, Country Living, D Home, Mountain Living, and Reveal. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.