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 January 23, 2015

15-Minute Envelope Pillow Tutorial

Do you love to change out your throw pillows? I do. Whether it’s for the season, or a holiday, or just because I need a change, there’s something very satisfying about this simple décor “upgrade.” Throw pillows can be expensive to replace entirely, however…and who wants to store a million out-of-season pillows? No one, that’s...

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Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on January 22, 2015

Freestanding or Built-In Tub: Which is Right for You?

Bathroom fixtures have come a long way over the past few decades. Specifically, bathtubs have gone from being a purely functional fixture to having the capacity to be the focal point of a bathroom. In fact, there are so many options – beautiful, stylish, and practical options – out there that it can be hard...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 16, 2015

How to Be a Pro at Small Apartment Decorating

For many people, small apartment living is an interesting, dreamy concept. For others, it’s reality. Living in a small space has its advantages and disadvantages, of course – and the fact that you’ll likely be paring down and simplifying your life fits into both of those categories with ease. This is a guide filled with...

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Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on January 12, 2015

A Rainbow of Monochromatic Colors: 20 Décor One-Color Wonders

Monochromatic color schemes are hot right now. While the idea of decorating with a single color might make you wrinkle your nose a little, we’re here to show you some gorgeous ways of creating beautiful spaces – using (primarily) one color. One of the keys to decorating in a monochromatic color theme successfully is to...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on January 7, 2015

Party Table Decorating Ideas: How to Make it Pop!

With the holidays behind us, many of us need something to look forward to and celebrate. Fortunately, there are innumerable reasons to throw a party – from the traditional birthday celebration to the non-traditional “National Pizza Day” types. Whatever your excuse for festivities, the party table you create will go a long way to amping...

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Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on December 8, 2014

Guide to Hosting the Cutest Baby Shower on the Block

Hosting a baby shower for a beloved friend, neighbor, or family member? While the focus is, naturally, on the mother-to-be and her adorable baby bump, it’s definitely fun to throw a memorable party for everyone to celebrate. If you’re looking for cute baby shower decoration ideas, or ways to make your baby shower décor a...

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Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on November 17, 2014

Learn to Love Your Closet, Big or Small

Closets are as varied as people themselves, I think. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the full-room-sized to the tiny shared wardrobe, and everywhere in between. Closets are so important, though, that they are required for a room to be considered a “bedroom” in real estate listings. Interesting, isn’t it? So, if closets...

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