Kathleen Corlett, Editor in Chief at Bob Vila

Kathleen Corlett

Editor in Chief


  • Specialties: Paint, furniture finishes, renter-friendly DIY, crafts, and antiques
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in magazine journalism from Syracuse University
  • Other work: Woman’s Day, Good Housekeeping, Cleveland Magazine, and the now-defunct publications Rodale’s Organic Life and Family Circle

Best DIY Advice

“Start with a practice round. I’m a big believer in paint samples and trying out new tools on scrap materials whenever possible.”

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