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 Outdoor | by Brittney Smart, on May 27, 2016

DIY Modern Minimal Concrete Planter Boxes

There’s something about simple, straightforward concrete planter boxes that appeals to many people regardless of their style preferences. However, the price tag of a solid-form concrete planter can be a deterrent. If you can relate to this dilemma, you’ll be happy to learn that this simple DIY idea is not only fast, but it’s quite...

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Posted in Outdoor | by Brittney Smart, on May 25, 2016

How to Grow Gorgeous Tomatoes from Seed

Do you love tomatoes? Cherry, big beef, roma, whatever – few things are as delectable as a mid-summer, vine-ripened, juicy tomato. If you want tomatoes in your garden this year (or even in a pot in your kitchen), here are some tips to keep them strong and healthy while you’re growing them under your indoor...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on May 24, 2016

Energetic Décor with Neutral Colors – Can it Be Done?

Neutral colors are an important part of most décor schemes. For those who love bold, vibrant colors, neutral colors play a critical role in balancing out the pops of this and that and providing aesthetic “white space.” For those who love an unimposing, serene color palette, neutrals are the backbone of creating such. And for...

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Posted in Living Room | by Brittney Smart, on May 23, 2016

19 Lightened-Up Summer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Summer is almost here! And while you may not have time to give your living room an entire decorating overhaul, there are certainly some things you can do to help this important space reflect the change in season. Here are 19 fresh, stylish decorating ideas for living rooms to really ring in the summer. Your...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 23, 2016

How to Create a Faux Marble Countertop Using Concrete

One of the most obvious places to get a major bang-for-your-buck in a bathroom update is the countertop. However, this can also be an expensive upgrade, particularly if you love luxurious options such as Carrera marble. But if you had a budget-friendly option that required a little elbow grease and some concrete that would result...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on May 20, 2016

DIY Jute Chair Seat: Give an Old Chair New Purpose

If you’ve got an old chair with a gross seat, or one with no seat at all, but you still love the chair – don’t worry! All is not lost. With about an hour of your time and a few simple materials, you can breathe new life into the chair and make it both functional...

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Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on May 17, 2016

DIY Simple Brass Toilet Paper Holder

Sure, dispensing  Toilet Paper isn’t one of the most glamorous of style’s duties. But if you could DIY a simple, brass number that added form and function to your bathroom space, would you do it? I think you should give it a try. Especially when paired with this side vanity storage unit, your bathroom will...

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