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 September 4, 2015

DIY Gold Leaf Marble Hex Trays – Fast & Easy Upgrade!

Most of us are very busy people, but we still enjoy beautiful things and doing things ourselves. This DIY project incorporates all of those features – fast, easy, and pretty – in one simple and luxe-looking item. All you need are a few materials and a few minutes, and you’ll upgrade the sophistication of your...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on August 27, 2015

15 Ideas for Soothing Feng Shui Décor

In the hustle and bustle of our lives, it’s nice to come home to a place that is relaxing and calming, where we can take a few deep breaths and meditate or let our minds wander. Feng shui, a system of laws that focuses on the flow of energy in spatial arrangement and orientation, has...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on August 26, 2015

DIY Industrial Bathroom Light Fixtures

Lighting is an often overlooked but key component of a home’s style. The possibilities of lighting designs are virtually limitless, the key is finding what speaks to you + enhances your space + stays within budget all at the same time. This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide on creating your own custom light fixture (this...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on August 14, 2015

DIY Baby Mobile – A Cute and Versatile Project for a Nursery

It’s that time of year again. Summertime! Which, if you’re an expecting mother like I am makes you think of all things crib-related to prepare for the upcoming little arrival. Or, summertime just makes everything feel lighter and brighter and fresher. Which makes this DIY mobile a perfect project for a summer afternoon. The end result of...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on August 13, 2015

Monochromatic Style in the Bedroom: One Color, Many Meanings

Color is an amazing thing. Regardless of the décor or style of a bedroom, color alone has the capacity to increase the energy of an otherwise yawn-worthy room or bring a much-needed element of restfulness into an otherwise hectic one. In fact, color has been found to influence people’s thoughts and moods, which is why...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on August 5, 2015

Step-by-Step Guide to Planting a Window Box

This summer, make your home’s exterior fresh and gorgeous by planting those window boxes! (If you don’t have window boxes yet, check out this tutorial on how to make your own for an easy DIY!) If you’ve always wondered how to achieve that professional and luscious look in a window box but aren’t quite sure...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on July 27, 2015

10 Fundamental Design Guidelines For Any Space, Any Style

A home is a pure reflection of the person/people who live there. Some people have an inherent ability to decorate their surroundings in a way that truly represents who they are; others may find that challenging for any number of reasons. Regardless of where you fall on the spectrum of interior design natural ability, there...

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