Samantha McClelland

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Samantha McClelland

Samantha McClelland currently resides in Iowa as a full-time merchandise buyer. Before landing her job in the corporate world, she was itching for a creative outlet. After perusing many interior design, DIY, and fashion blogs, she created The Brunette One in July of 2010. The Brunette One is a collection of splendid things. A collection that includes Samantha's love of fashion; cataloging the latest trends and shopping tips, along with sharing her personal and street style inspirations. In her spare time, Samantha moonlights as co-owner and founder of StyleEsque, the director of communications for Go Blog Social and co-founder of Midwest Bloggers.

Stories by Samantha McClelland

Add a dose of shabby chicness to your home with this stylish storage solution. You can rest a DIY blanket ladder against the wall and use it to drape...
When your outfit needs minimal accessorizing, this DIY lariat necklace will add just the right amount of detail for any occasion.
You're late, you're late, for a very important date! If you are always running a few minutes behind, it's time to craft yourself a...
Recreate your own holiday-themed DIY wall art with this simple string project. It's perfect to spruce up any entryway or mantel!
To kick off the holiday season, I crafted a festive, budget-friendly DIY Christmas wreath to adorn the front door or any other area of the home.
Let your Thanksgiving centerpiece be the least of your worries during the big day. With these simple tips and tricks, you'll be able to create...
You no longer have an excuse to let your jewelry pile up on your nightstand or to waste time untangling necklaces and earrings from that drawer in...
Embrace the latest home decor trend by adding texture, color, and interest to your walls with this simple, boho-chic DIY wall art.
Paying your house guests a nice compliment is the perfect way to start off a dinner party on the right foot. And what better way to flatter your...
When you're out on the town, don't weigh your shoulders down with a big heavy bag. Pare down your essentials to fit into a trendy—and...
When the summer heat is getting to you and the thought of layering on jewelry is too much to bear, simply put on these bold spiky earrings. They'...
Just when we thought we didn't have any use for paperweights, this adorable DIY home decor project came along. These little paperweights are...
Your hardware store may provide you with building materials, but did you know it's one of the best places to find jewelry-making supplies, too?...
Summer is unofficially here, so let's swap out those heavy statement pieces for a trendy and bright DIY necklace! This beaded and tasseled...
Make your next bath even more enjoyable with DIY bath bombs infused with essential oils. Never again spend a fortune on bath bombs when you can...

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