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Brittany Chinaglia is a California based designer, curator, and blogger with an expertise in vintages rugs and textiles. This is Brittany’s creative outlet and an editorial destination for anyone interested in DIY, ‘how-to’s”, home decor, arts, crafts, and design inspiration.

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Starting a Patio Space from Scratch

When you move to a new house, you can start from scratch to build your perfect patio. That’s what Brittany Chinaglia of brittanyMakes did for her brother and sister-in-law. Brittany set up a gorgeous and comfortable patio for relaxing or entertaining. Here, she shows you how she pulled together all the elements of this perfect patio, and […]
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Changing Door Hardware an Easy Upgrade

Brittany Cramer of brittanyMakes is slowly upgrading the look of her home, and doing so as frugally as possible. Changing out the door hardware– door knobs and locks– was the latest step in the home remodel. As she shows us, it’s a super easy DIY project that packs a lot of bang for the buck. Door Hardware […]
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DIY Side Table With Himmeli Base of Copper Pipe

Himmeli is a Nordic technique used to make Christmas decor from straw or brass tubing. Himmeli inspired mobiles, sculptures, hanging planters and wall art are all the rage lately… and it inspired Brittany Cramer of brittanyMakes to make a very cool DIY side table. It’s her contribution to our series DIY Challenge: Pipe. We asked Brittany and […]
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Small Patio Ideas: A Patio Makeover Revisited

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 up. She also […]
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Decorating for Christmas is Easy When You Follow These Three Tips

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 pro […]
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Easy, Elegant Outdoor Decorating Ideas with Brittany of brittanyMakes

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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