With Colleen Mullaney, life is made stylish. A former magazine editor, an accomplished author and expert on all things chic, Colleen is dedicated to showing others how to infuse style into their everyday routines and special occasions. Her easy to employ tips and fresh ideas for everything from playdates to parties, crafts to cocktails, have secured her role as the lifestylist to watch.
Colleen was the Editor in Chief of Family Circle Homecrafts, FTD in bloom, Jo-Ann, and At Home with Chris Madden magazines, where she developed a following of devotees struck by her inventive how-tos for floral design, home decorating, entertaining and crafts. She is the author of several beautifully designed books, covering her range of expertise. Shells, Felt, Faux Fabulous Florals (Sixth & Spring) and One-of-a-Kind Weddings (Creative Publishing) are filled with innovative ideas and easy-to-make projects. Colleen's most recent releases, Punch and It's Five O'Clock Somewhere have flown off the shelves. Punch, in it's 3rd printing with Chronicle Books, offers dozens of simple, delicious punch recipes to spice up any get-together. The best of global entertaining is packed into It's 5'Oclock Somewhere (Sixth & Spring) - a collection of 60 recipes for libations served at the hottest spots around the world from The Ivy in LA on Melrose to Hotel Quisisana in Capri. It also includes snack suggestions, fun facts about the drink's destination or origin, and a cocktail music playlist. Over 30,000 copies of Colleen's books have been sold in such outlets as William Sonoma and Anthropologie.
Colleen has created interiors for residential and commercial spaces and has designed cottage gardens and floral arrangements for clients up and down the east coast. She has been featured on HGTV's Insider's Garden and in InStyle, The New York Daily News and Woman's Day.
A wife and mother to three, Colleen lives in Westchester, New York, where she hosts playdates, whips up dinner parties, toils in the garden and adds a bit of flair to everything she touches.