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 June 18, 2018

Simple DIY Picture Frame for Mermaid Tail Fabric

If you have a particular piece to frame, and that piece happens to be large or oddly shaped, you know how frustrating and/or expensive it can be to frame it. That’s where being able to build your own picture frame comes in handy. With a DIY picture frame, you can easily create it to your...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on June 12, 2018

Decorating Tips for Walls: Making a Statement without Saying a Word

Walls are a much too-often overlooked component of décor. As the primary vertical component of any interior space, the walls have an unmatched opportunity to communicate the intended vibe of a space. No matter what room your walls surround, one of the more important home decorating ideas is to consider your walls and what they...

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Posted in How To Clean | by Brittney Smart, on May 31, 2018

Tidy House 101: Drain Cleaning Tips and Tricks

We’ve all been there, that feeling of dread in the pit of your stomach as you turn on the sink faucet to wash your hands and watch the water level rise…and rise…and rise some more without draining. While it’s important to let the professionals do their job when things are serious, it’s much easier on...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on May 30, 2018

DIY Chalkboard Paint on Glass

DIY chalkboards are all the rage these days. They have been for awhile now, actually. Which means that there are a variety of methods out there for DIYing a chalkboard, so it can be hard to know which ones actually work. This method is extremely simple, and it works great as long as you complete...

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Posted in How To Clean | by Brittney Smart, on May 22, 2018

20 Natural Ways & Homemade Tips and Tricks for a Deep Spring Clean

Everyone wants to live in a clean home, and there’s something about the spring and summer months that bring out the urge to deep clean and freshen everything up. Being able to clean a house naturally is a simple way to provide non-toxic home care as well as save on cleaning costs…and it’s no more...

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Posted in Architecture | by Brittney Smart, on May 17, 2018

A Basic Guide to Modular Homes and Why You Might Want to Go This Route

In a nutshell, a modular home is a home that is built in sections inside a factory-type space, then transported in sections to the home’s site and assembled and completed on-site by the builder. Each section of the modular home moves through the factory setting, passing inspections under quality control after each step of construction....

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on May 16, 2018

Cool Room Décor with a Funky, Off-Beat Edge

Tired of the same old decorating options? Maybe this season, you’re feeling ready to express yourself – your true self – in your decorating. Those driftwood vignettes were soothing and nice, and you’ve loved the safety of your traditional brown sofa, but they just don’t communicate the quirky edginess that is part of the contemporary...

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