Hello Color (Hardcover)

25 Bright Ideas for DIY Decor

By Rachel Mae Smith

Quirk Books, 9781683690177, 176pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2018



Rachel Mae Smith gives you 25 easy and fun home decor projects to liven up your life and make your home space vibrant.

Whether she's writing for her blog, snapping pictures for Instagram, or just living her life, Rachel Mae Smith is all about the simple joys of handmaking and bringing brightness to everything. And now home crafters and aspirational DIYers can, too Rachel shares her colorful signature style in each simple and fun step-by-step project--all doable in under 30 minutes--from Instagram-ready wall art to colorful coasters to bold and bright dishes and mugs. Helpful sidebars share tips for creating the perfect palette and picking the right color for every space. Plus, ideas for perking up pre-fab necessities, tips for preserving color, how-tos on working with specific materials, ideas for entertaining, and--of course--a guide to shooting pictures. And as a special bonus, tear-out posters in the back make it easy for you to decorate your walls in a snap.

About the Author

Rachel Mae Smith is a lifestyle writer, photographer, and author of the popular blog The Crafted Life. Her work centers on making fun and colorful projects using accessible items and techniques to help readers create items that convey personal style without stress. She has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes & Gardens, and Real Simple, among others. When she's not brushing glitter out of her hair, you can find her exploring and color hunting around the world. Visit her online at www.thecraftedlife.com and on Instagram at @thecraftedlife.