Kristin Sjaarda contributes photographs once a month to the Hello! Neighbor series.

She has also shot for Moneysense, 20 Private Wohntraume2 for Couples Magazine and Report on Business. She has also contributed to Heather Morton's blog.

She spends most of her time raising her three boys, gardening and decorating her own house.

Photo by Derek Shapton.

Annie McDonald-Johnston is a Toronto-based writer, prop and food stylist. 

Her work has appeared regularly in print in Toronto Life magazine, the Winnipeg Free Press, and the Globe and Mail, among others; and on-line on and the Covet Garden blog

When not treasure hunting or spontaneously rearranging her furniture, Annie maintains her own blog, contributes a monthly post to the Marion House Book, and is the prop stylist for the monthly Hello! Neighbor series.

She lives a few blocks away from Emma (hello, neighbour!) with her husband and two young children.

Jonathan Lee is a designer in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. He's been spending a lot of time in the Bay Area recently.