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Brittany is a fierce accountant by day, and a zealous DIYer by night. She is a career driven business woman with an artistic mind and creative spirit. Brittany is working her way up the corporate ladder while balancing an insatiable need to release creativity. She is a jewelry designer and a DIY advocate. Like most accountants, she is frugal, and like most DIY advocates, loves to thrift! Brittany's sole mission is to transform any piece from booty to loot, on a budget, and show you how it’s done. Brittany spends her days in the big city, her nights in the suburbs, and the weekends lounging in wine country or exploring the treasures of California. She grew up in the heart of Sonoma Valley, surrounded by vineyards, cows, cheese, beautiful scenery and delicious wines.

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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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