TARGET CONSUMER: Millennial women who are interested in crafting and DIY, especially Rachel's fans. Young home owners and apartment dwellers. Gift givers. Say goodbye to dull d├ęcor and hello to color with 25 simple DIY projects with Rachel Mae Smith, the pink-haired proprietor of popular lifestyle blog The Crafted Life! Liven up your apartment and make your home space vibrant with 25 simple and fun step-by-step home accessory projects--all doable in under 30 minutes!--like pop-tastic wall art, colorful coasters, and bold and bright dishes and mugs. No matter 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 making by hand and bringing brightness to everything. And now, with a book full of delightful projects, Rachel's bringing her unique and cheerful style to home crafters and aspirational DIYers everywhere. Helpful sidebars suggest palettes for creating a perfect set of hues and share tips for picking the right color for every space. Plus ideas for perking up pillowcases, napkins, hangers, and other 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! Hello Color indeed! A vibrant, appealing aesthetic that's fresh and fun, with a gorgeous package that will look top-notch on a coffee table Rachel's established a great following on her blog (135,000 page views and 90,000 unique visitors per month!), and has a presence everywhere from Martha Stewart Living and Real Simple to Mashable and BuzzFeed Easy and eye-catching projects that come together quickly (with no special skills!) are perfect for millennial apartment-dwellers with limited space and time Brings a lifestyle-y approach to crafting: aspirational enough to buy for the photos, but with tons of fun and practical projects to achieve the look yourself Classy crafts that never look "homemade" (no #pinterestfails here) Instagram-ready projects are perfect for new crafters to do some DIY humblebragging Includes 10 ready-to-use decorative assets, including charming handdrawn illustrations of florals, household objects and foods, on tear-out pages so that you can start making your space over today!


  • 176 pages
  • 7.5 x 8.5 inches
  • 4 colors

Rights available for...

  • French
  • Dutch