Erika Kotite is a home and lifestyle expert and the author of She Sheds: A Room of Your Own. She is the co-founder of She Shed Living, a gathering space for women who enjoy life in their backyards, and She Shades, a line of chalk-based exterior paints. The former editor of Romantic Homes and Victorian Homes, Erika worked for years as a partner in a book-packaging company, editing and developing books within the arts, textile, and crafting sectors. Some of her other book projects include Blogging for Bliss, Natural Soapmaking, Natural Candlemaking, Photo Album Quilts, Felt Fashion, and The Daily Book of Photography. Erika has been interviewed by and featured in Architectural Digest, Buzzfeed, Oprah.com, Parents, Toronto Sun, Orange County Register, NBC’s Today Show, PBS’ Central Texas Gardener, and Toronto City TV’s Breakfast TV show. Erika lives in Huntington Beach, California.