Melissa Michaels is the author and creator of one of the top home decorating blogs on the web, The Inspired Room.

She has been featured on such sites and publications as, Apartment Therapy, Ladies Home Journal, The Seattle Times, The Oregonian, Better Homes & Gardens, The Nest, Coldwater Creek, The Dallas Morning News, The Pioneer Woman. She was featured in Cottages & Bungalow’s magazine, Casa e Jardim (the leading Brazilian House & Garden magazine), and mentioned in House Beautiful.

Melissa writes about creating a beautiful, functional and organized home that will inspire you to live the life you want! She lives in Washington with her family and crazy Goldendoodle named Jack.

Uncle Bob’s is proud to work with Melissa Michaels as a contributing columnist on The Decluttered Home. To contact Melissa about one of her columns you can reach her at To contact Uncle Bob’s about other content on this site you can reach them at

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