Leslie Linsley has been credited with the revival of découpage in this country through her first book, “Découpage, A New Look At An Old Craft” (Doubleday) and later, “Leslie Linsley’s Découpage” (Bulfinch) She has since published more than 70 books on crafts and decorating including her popular series of quick and easy “tips” books. “Leslie Linsley’s Weekend Decorator” (Warner Books) earned her two appearances on the Oprah show. Leslie Linsley is one of this country’s best known authors of home style books including Country Living Aged To Perfection and Country Living Salvage Style (both Hearst Publishing), Her articles appear in numerous magazines including Family Circle where she was the contributing craft editor for 15 years, Woman’s Day, Victoria, Country Living, Redbook, House Beautiful, Elle Decor, Good Housekeeping, Martha Stewart Living, O, and HGTV online.
Guest appearances include Oprah, Today, Good Morning America, Home Shopping Network. QVC and HGTV. Linsley’s branded products are sold through her own department at Marine Home Center on Nantucket.
Leslie has served as a media spokesperson for the following companies, among others: Lowe’s, 3M, Sherwin Williams, Waverly Fabrics, Thompson’s Waterseal, and Hunter Douglas.
Leslie Linsley’s newspaper column “At Home With Leslie Linsley” appears weekly in the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror and The Key West Citizen. For a list of Leslie Linsley’s books go to “books”
Leslie has lived on Nantucket Island for most of her life.
Leslie accepts regular speaking engagements and is a popular speaker at women’s groups throughout the country. Her topics are DIY, salvage style, making a living through your creativity. She is represented by:
Linda Konner Literary Agency
10 W. 15th St.
New York, NY 10011