Marisa Spyker

Marisa Spyker

Marisa Spyker is the Senior Writer at Southern Living, where she enjoys dabbling in stories throughout the magazine, from gorgeous home features to profiles of the South's creatives. Prior to joining the team in 2019, Marisa was an editor at Coastal Living,, and Luxe Interiors + Design. Her career spans nearly 15 years, much of which has been spent staring at photos of pretty homes and gleaning inspiration for her next beach vacation.

While born and raised in South Florida and a proud University of Florida alum (Go Gators!), she currently lives with her husband and two daughters in Santa Cruz, California. She can often be found schooling West Coasters on the joys of Southern charm and Key Lime Pie.

About Southern Living

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Latest from Marisa Spyker
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Large Backyard Outdoor Feature
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Florida Room With Tiled Floors
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Bryant Terry
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West Elm Huron Outdoor Sofa
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Atlanta mixologist Tiffanie Barriere
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The Cheese Shop Williamsburg
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Split-level brick home with limewash treatment
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Live oak
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layering rugs October 2022 crop
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The Nutcracker Ballet
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Screened Porch with Tall Windows and Columns
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Antique Flatware
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