About the Author



Meet Brittany from the blog brittanyMakes, where Brittany journals her adventures in DIY projects ranging from everyday home decor to handmade jewelry, from tips in photography to stories of bulldogs, and everything else in-between. Brittany is a fierce accountant by day and a zealous DIYer by night. Brittany spends her time balancing her love for home decor and design with the everyday responsibilities of her corporate day job. Brittany's main mission is to inspire her readers to do what they love, take risks, and above all, to exercise their creative muscles!

Small Patio Ideas: A Patio Makeover Revisited

Posted by: on July 1st, 2014 | One Comment

It’s been a year or so since Brittany of brittanyMakes turned her small patio into a wonderful place for outdoor entertaining. The gorgeous painted floor was a big hit, and the patio has been the site of many a get-together with friends.  Brittany has a report on how the painted concrete floor is holding. She also describes [...]

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Decorating for Christmas is Easy When You Follow These Three Tips

Posted by: on November 18th, 2013 | 23 Comments

  We are simply blown away by the gorgeous holiday decor photos and Christmas decorating ideas our Holiday Style Challenge contributors are sending us. It’s all so inspirational, and there are a lot of great decorating tips in our ongoing series. But here, we get three easy tips that will make decorating for Christmas like a [...]

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Easy, Elegant Outdoor Decorating Ideas with Brittany of brittanyMakes

Posted by: on April 11th, 2013 | 26 Comments

In our Style Challenge series, we ask some of our favorite bloggers from around the web to surprise us with their ideas for creating a stylish and functional space using Home Depot products as a starting point. Brittany, of the blog brittanyMakes, held what could only be described as a totally elegant BBQ soiree to celebrate the success of [...]

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