Brittney Smart

Brittney Smart

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Brittney is a wife, a mom of four young children, a writer and editor (B.S. degree in English/Technical Writing), and a lover of interior design. She thrives on finding inexpensive ways to DIY her own home into a stylish yet family-friendly space.
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on November 13, 2018

DIY Faux Grain Sack Linen Napkins

There’s something about Thanksgiving time that just feels rustic and organic, don’t you think? I’m sure it has to do with being the season of the harvest, what with the landscape turning all shades of warm before the chilled winterscapes set in. To achieve a rustic feel at your Thanksgiving feast this year, consider adding...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on November 5, 2018

DIY Fall Pumpkin Terrarium

Fall is such a warm, inviting, cozy time of year, and fall décor inherently reflects that. If you love the spicy warmth of pumpkin orange mixed with a little bit of crispness, you’re going to love creating your very own (faux) pumpkin patch in a dome. This DIY is kind of like a fall-time terrarium…in...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 30, 2018

DIY Sharpie and Baked Insect Plates

Want to have some fun with your dinner guests this Halloween season? Old or young, they’re sure to love these creepy insect plates no matter what else is being served. This is an incredibly fast and simple Halloween DIY project. It’s appetizing score is significantly less, however. Enjoy! Materials Needed: Oven-safe plate(s) Oil-based permanent markers...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 17, 2018

Turn Dish Towels into DIY Halloween Pillows: Super Simple DIY

Seasonal and/or decorative dish towels are easy to come by, and they can be quite inexpensive. That makes them a prime candidate for sewing up some DIY pillow covers. What makes this DIY project particularly fast is that you don’t have to finish any edges; they are all done for you already. These DIY Halloween...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 15, 2018

Cute DIY Mason Jar Mummies

If you don’t feel ready for Halloween yet, never fear! These cute DIY mason jar mummies will be even more attractive when you realize they take all of 5 minutes to make. Even the craziest Halloween-season itinerary can spare a few minutes to be festive, right? (Answer: Right.) While I’m a little embarrassed about the...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 8, 2018

DIY Walnut Photo Holders

For displaying small artwork or photos, there is nothing sweeter than these DIY walnut photo holders. They are perfect for the fall season and just as sweet as can be. As a bonus, they’re incredibly easy to create. Materials Needed: Walnuts in shells Wire Drill, pliers, tin snips To begin, you need to select the...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 1, 2018

How to Decorate a Master Bedroom

The master bedroom is an important space in the home, although it often is the room that’s last to be decorated. Even decorating kids’ bedrooms often takes priority. Why is this? Maybe because few people ever see the master bedroom, and we want to spend our decorating energy on the spaces that can be appreciated by the...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on August 27, 2018

Showcase 2018 Color Trends in a Simple Back Stitch Tutorial

There are so many great colors of the year this year; the Behr 2018 color collection is especially beautiful. One way to keep a space feeling fresh is to take a look at color collections that you love and choose colors from the collection. But what if you just can’t choose? This basic tutorial will...

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