Erin Austen Abbott is a writer, early childhood educator, and former traveling nanny. She writes about parenting, art, craft, design, and more on her lifestyle blog, ameliapresents.com. Stories about Erin's work have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, Mother Mag, Design*Sponge, and more. Her first book, How To Make It, was published in 2017. She lives in Mississippi with her husband and son.