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 October 15, 2018

Cute DIY Mason Jar Mummies

If you don’t feel ready for Halloween yet, never fear! These cute DIY mason jar mummies will be even more attractive when you realize they take all of 5 minutes to make. Even the craziest Halloween-season itinerary can spare a few minutes to be festive, right? (Answer: Right.) While I’m a little embarrassed about the...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 8, 2018

DIY Walnut Photo Holders

For displaying small artwork or photos, there is nothing sweeter than these DIY walnut photo holders. They are perfect for the fall season and just as sweet as can be. As a bonus, they’re incredibly easy to create. Materials Needed: Walnuts in shells Wire Drill, pliers, tin snips To begin, you need to select the...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 1, 2018

How to Decorate a Master Bedroom

The master bedroom is an important space in the home, although it often is the room that’s last to be decorated. Even decorating kids’ bedrooms often takes priority. Why is this? Maybe because few people ever see the master bedroom, and we want to spend our decorating energy on the spaces that can be appreciated by the...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on August 27, 2018

Showcase 2018 Color Trends in a Simple Back Stitch Tutorial

There are so many great colors of the year this year; the Behr 2018 color collection is especially beautiful. One way to keep a space feeling fresh is to take a look at color collections that you love and choose colors from the collection. But what if you just can’t choose? This basic tutorial will...

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on August 2, 2018

Beat the Blues with Shades of Blue

Blue is naturally a calming, reassuring, and confident color. Whenever you might not be feeling calm, reassured, or confident, perhaps you could take a cue from this hue in your surroundings. Whether on a large scale or small, shades of blue color in your interior décor might be just what you didn’t realize you need....

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Posted in Bathroom | by Brittney Smart, on July 23, 2018

Critical Considerations for the Best Bathroom Layout

The best bathroom layout can be a somewhat elusive design concept, primarily because the ideal bathroom layout is going to be completely different for each family and existing bathroom space. It can be hard to know, in the midst of designing the ideal space, if what works on paper will actually work in real life....

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Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on July 17, 2018

Indigo is a Color, Too!

Indigo is the second to last color of the traditional rainbow ROY G. BIV spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet), but it often gets omitted because people move straight from blue to purple. But this deep, moody color is such a staple for decorating one’s home for a number of reasons. We’ll look...

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