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 Kitchen | by Brittney Smart, on January 22, 2018

Find Used Kitchen Cabinets to Save Money and Maintain Style

If you’re looking into a kitchen remodel or are installing a kitchen in new construction, you have probably already discovered how expensive new and/or updated kitchens can be. In fact, the kitchen is arguably one of the most important rooms in the entire home (followed closely, by many accounts, by the master bath). There is...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on January 19, 2018

Use Feng Shui Earth Tones to Create Warm Approachability

Feng shui decorating, including deciding the perfect color palette for your feng shui space, can perhaps sound more daunting and intimidating than it needs to be. While there are many specific guidelines regarding the placement and position of things in your home for feng shui décor, the real challenge for the layperson in feng shui...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on January 17, 2018

A Beginner’s Guide to a Home Automation System

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old cool factor) that, not surprisingly, has resulted in a multi-billion-dollar industry…and growing. Very simply put, a home automation system is a system that helps to automatically control home appliances using different technologies...

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Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on January 11, 2018

How to Set Up Philips Hue Starter Kit

One of the first things that probably comes to mind when someone thinks about home automation is lighting. Smart light bulbs are a major component of making this possible and probably the easiest route (although there are some ways around this such as smart outlets, into which you plug lamps). But Philips Hue Starter Kit...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 10, 2018

Use Feng Shui to Decorate the Dining Room

The dining room is a perfect venue for merging social conversation and relationship bonds. There’s something about the combination of food, time to dine, and a warm, inviting setting that magically bonds people. A feng shui dining room is the epitome of this formula, with guidelines on selecting an optimal dining table, dining room colors,...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on January 3, 2018

Feng Shui Colors to Optimize Your Home’s Positive Energy

Feng shui is an ancient Eastern practice of arranging items in such a way as to create the maximum healthy and positive flow of energy. Although it has been around for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years, fengshui has become a more desirable methodology for interior design in recent years, and all over the globe. The...

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