Alyssa Longobucco Alyssa is a freelance writer, editor, and stylist with a background in interior and lifestyle content. She has over a decade of experience in the media industry creating unique and innovative content for storied brands such as Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, SELF, Apartment Therapy, The Knot, Domino, HGTV, Country Living, and more. The recent recipient of an interior design certification, Alyssa focuses her work on helping readers digest design trends and provides actionable expert advice for creating a home they love. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.