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 January 24, 2017

DIY Framed Map Corkboard Bulletin

It’s always nice to be a little more organized, and the way to do that is to have pieces around that encourage and foster organization. Bulletin boards are one way to increase organization. They can be quite unsightly, though, so I’ve found a gorgeous way to create a framed map bulletin board, from scratch, that...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on January 23, 2017

All About Greige and Why it’s a Perfect Neutral

In its simplest description, greige is the color between (or involving the combination of) beige and grey. Greige has grown in popularity in interior design over the past few years, even being called “the hottest neutral”. While grey itself is an extremely popular neutral these days, greige’s appeal lies in its capacity to warm up...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 19, 2017

How to Decorate an Entryway for Great First Impressions

You only get one chance to make a great first impression, and your home’s entryway is a key factor in that first impression. There are so many ways to create an inviting entryway; it’s largely dependent upon your space constraints, the layout and wall/window/dividing architectural features, and of course your own personal sense of style....

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on January 18, 2017

DIY Bathroom Floating Shelves

Do you love the contemporary look and feel of floating shelves…but feel intimidated by tackling such a project yourself? I want to let you in on a little secret – building and mounting your own chunky floating shelves is much easier than it might seem! This tutorial will take you through the process, step-by-step with...

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Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on January 12, 2017

Beautiful Sage Color: Neutral Foundation or Eye-Catching Accent

Sage green is a fascinating hue. Or, rather, a fascinating family of hues. Despite the specific name “sage,” the greens that are contained within this category are many. The common traits shared by sage greens, however, include the fact that they are rather muted greens, and they also have undertones of grey. Sage green has...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 10, 2017

How to Decorate a Bathroom Without Clutter

I think we can all agree that the bathroom can pose significant “decorating” challenges to the layperson. Would you agree? It’s typically such a small space designed largely for utilitarian purposes. While many large and spacious sitting-room-esque bathrooms exist (and good for you if you have those!), they aren’t the norm. In general, bathrooms must...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on January 9, 2017

DIY Felt Ball Coasters – A Simple and Sweet Holiday Gift Idea

There are fewer gifts better than the handmade, thoughtfully customized gift given during the holidays. If you’re looking for just such a gift, you’re going to love this tutorial on DIY wool felt ball coasters. The colors and size are completely personalize-able. Plus, it comes at the time of year when steaming mugs of this...

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