PUBLISHED WORK

2001-Present

Magazine Articles

  • 5757 Palm
  • Get Together (1-800-Flowers)
  • Arthritis Today
  • Better Homes & Gardens: Decorating
  • Budget Travel
  • Charleston (senior editor)
  • Charleston Home (senior editor)
  • Charleston Weddings (editor)
  • Coastal Living (contributing editor)
  • Cottage Living; folded 2008 (contributing editor)
  • Diversion
  • Endless Vacations
  • G; folded 2009
  • Garden & Gun
  • Grand Strand
  • HOME
  • House Calls
  • Living Space
  • Might; folded 1997 (Birmingham editor)
  • Orient Express; folded
  • Recreation Management
  • SEC
  • Southern Living
  • Southern Accents; folded 2009 
  • WNC

     

Books

  • Southern Bouquets
    (Gibbs-Smith, 2010. Concepted, art directed, wrote, produced, and photo styled with Heather Barrie)
  • Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia (2009, 2011)
  • Fodor's InFocus: Charleston (2011)
  • Moon Handbooks South Carolina (2006)
  • Moon Handbooks Charleston & Savannah (2006)
  • Great Pattern and Color Collection With Betsy Speert
    (Meredith Books for Better Homes & Gardens Decorating, 2007. Concepted and wrote based on interviews with the expert)
  • Curb Appeal
    (Meredith Books for HGTV, 2006. Concepted and wrote for editor Paula Marshall)
  • Clean Sweep: Conquer the Clutter
    (Meredith Books for TLC, 2005. Concepted and wrote for editor Vicki Ingham)
  • The Cooking Light Way to Lose Weight 
    (Oxmoor House, 2004. Wrote success stories)
  • from the editors at Health magazine: Young for Life
    (Oxmoor House, 2004. Wrote chapters on beauty and fashion)
  • Cheese 
    (Try Foods International, 2003. Wrote book for Safeway grocery chain)

Web Sites

  • AisleDash.com (AOL wedding channel)
  • CafèMom.com
  • CharlestonMag.com
  • CharlestonHomeMag.com
  • CharlestonWeddingsmag.com
  • Heroine.com
  • Homestore.com
  • ElleDècor.com (home styling photos picked up by the site)

Photo Styling, Scouting, &/or Assisting

  • Charleston
  • Charleston Home
  • Charleston Weddings
  • Coastal Living
  • Cottage Living 
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Beautiful Home 
  • House Beautiful 
  • HOME
  • L.L. Bean
  • Palu (furniture catalog)

 

Melissa Bigner champagne photo Melissa Bigner daffodils Melissa Bigner handbag photo