Kristen Castillo

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Southern California
Fairfield University
Home Decor, Consumer Tips, Lifestyle
  • Kristen has been writing about home and garden trends for over a decade.
  • She enjoys learning home and garden tips and passing them on to readers.
  • She tracks trends from reputable sources.


Kristen Castillo is an award-winning print, broadcast, and digital journalist. A former TV news consumer and investigative producer, she's received over 75 journalism awards, including three Emmy Awards. She's a past president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest chapter (NATASPSW) and a past president of the San Diego Press Club. She's passionate about home and garden and enjoys growing roses, lilies, and hibiscus.


Kristen is a graduate of Fairfield University. She studied English and communications, both of which shaped her into a detailed writer.
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House Blog uses a knowledgeable team of editors, writers, and experts to create all our content. We dive deep into the always-evolving conversations surrounding design and home trends, striving to deliver the most current and helpful tips, strengthened by expert takes and tutorials from our talented team.

As we cover many fields of expertise, we make it a priority to ensure every beat remains fresh and comprehensive. Additional information on our editorial process available here.

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