Brittney Smart

Brittney Smart

Staff Writer
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 April 29, 2016

How to Remove a Tile Tub Surround with Metal Mesh

This article will show you how to remove a tile tub surround. Before you begin, take one last look at your bathtub. For better or worse, once you begin this project, there’s no turning back. You must be prepared for whatever you find underneath that tile, behind those walls, inside that drain. If you’re fully...

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Posted in Outdoor | by Brittney Smart, on April 27, 2016

DIY Early Start Flowers for Flower Boxes

Do you love flowers? With spring here and summer approaching, do you wish you had more flowers in your life, in your yard, in your landscape? It can be expensive to outfit your entire yard with the blooms of your dreams each spring. Although it takes more time and attention, it’s less expensive to buy...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on April 22, 2016

DIY Natural Oven Cleaner

For many people, the thought of cleaning the oven is a bit intimidating. Even if your oven has a self-clean feature, it can be time consuming and quite smelly. Spraying chemicals into a major food prep area may not fill your heart with joy, either. So you let it sit…and sit…and sit and accumulate more...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on April 18, 2016

What are Neutral Colors and Why Should I Use Them?

You may hear the term, “neutral colors,” and have a vague sort of misty idea of what that is. Neutral means greyish brownish blah, right? Isn’t that the thing you’re supposed to use when you don’t know what else to do? Or when you can’t decide on a “real” color? NO. Wrong! If you feel...

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Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on April 14, 2016

Bathroom Decorating Ideas for a Small Yet Stylish Design

The bathroom is most likely one of your home’s smallest rooms, if not the smallest. But this fact doesn’t confine its destiny to dark unpleasantness, oh certainly not! There are many bathroom designs and strategies that can help this diminutive room look and feel like utterly welcoming, stylish, and vibrant. In other words, even the...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 8, 2016

How To Clean A Dishwasher Naturally

If your home is like many homes across the globe, you likely have a hardworking kitchen appliance in your dishwasher. Running day in and day out, this machine works tirelessly to keep dishes sparkling clean…and out of the kitchen sink. But are you aware that the dishwasher itself, while it does a fine job cleaning...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Brittney Smart, on April 4, 2016

Budget Friendly Kitchen Makeovers Ideas and Instructions

Do you need a kitchen makeover? The kitchen is a major part of any home. It’s not only a food-related space, although that’s a critical role. The kitchen is also where the family comes together, where school projects are done, where conversations happen, where games are played, where laughter and tears abound. Truly, as the...

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