tessa cooper

Tessa Cooper

Freelance writer
Interior Design
French Decor
Historic Home Renovations
Missouri State University
Tessa Cooper is a home decor and lifestyle writer with more than half a decade of experience. Aside from Soul & Lane, her writing has appeared in digital and print publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, The Spruce, 417 Magazine, Feast Magazine, Culture Trip, and Fathom Away. She’s an avid traveler and Francophile, but her restored Victorian-era home in Missouri will always be one of her favorite places in the world.


  • Regular contributor to home and garden sites with millions of monthly viewers.
  • Oversaw the restoration of her 1886 Victorian home.
  • Frequently travels and draws inspiration from French and Italian architecture and design.



Tessa is based in Springfield, Missouri.

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