Holly Becker is an American best-selling author, journalist and interiors stylist. She launched decor8 ten years ago as a small interior design studio in Boston. In 2006, she started a blog under the same name to document her decorating inspirations and to reach like-minded people with a passion for interiors. A pioneer among early design blogs, decor8 featured decorating tips, home tours, DIY crafts, trend reports and other home-related topics.
Today, decor8 is dedicated to delivering fresh design ideas meant to inspire its 48,000 daily readers to live a more fulfilling, authentic and creative life. The website boasts 180,000 Facebook followers, 73,000 Twitter followers, and 352,000 Pinterest followers. The decor8 brand also includes 3 international best-selling interior books which are available in 20 languages worldwide. Holly is also the founder of Blogging Your Way e-courses and workshops where she has taught over 9,000 students worldwide and she offers business consulting services for companies in North America and Europe.
So, why is she a #Houseproud hero?
Holly is considered a pioneer of the design blog movement, has won awards for her work online and off, and is truly a taste-maker and influencer with a global following of hundreds of thousands of fans. She says
“I’m an inspirer. I have a genuine love for what I do and a deep passion for sharing my knowledge with others to inspire them and stimulate creativity, and my sincerity in this shows through my writing, teaching and styling work. Decor8 is all about creative living and finding joy in your life and translating that into your home style.”