It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3… 4, 5, 6… wait a minute, how many forks, knives, spoons, plates and glasses do you need for a formal place setting? The answer: A LOT.

In our forthcoming book, Homemakers, we’ll take you through the basics of what today’s woman, as we define it, needs to know about DIY, technology and creativity in the home and beyond. From how to build a nightstand that charges your phone the minute you set it down to more traditional how-tos like how to set a formal dining table, this book is equal parts old school and very, very new school, with a place for you somewhere in the middle.

For today’s sneak peek into the book, we’re turning a handy illustration of how to set the table into a real life place setting. Of course, we had to color block it ;)

Simple as that! We can’t wait to share all the tips, tricks and ideas we’ve been cooking up over the past year. Pre-order Homemakers now, and your book will ship on March 3, 2015.

More on the book, straight from the soon-to-be-real-back-cover:

The rules of homemaking have radically changed. Today’s generation is digitally connected 24/7 and often more focused on climbing the career ladder at the office than the stepladder at home.

But the home “maker” evolution has just begun. Thanks to advances in technology, tomorrow’s men and women will find themselves using new gadgets and apps to cook, clean, decorate and even manufacture everything from decor to clothing, from right inside their homes.

In Homemakers, Brit Morin, founder of the wildly popular lifestyle brand, app, and website Brit + Co, reimagines homemaking for the twenty-first century, making it as simple as possible to go from amateur to pro with easy charts, tips, recipes, DIY projects and tech shortcuts. Simple, beautiful and stylish, it offers the digital generation a wealth of innovative ideas and how-tos for a more creative life.

Bonus for early birds: You can snag a free e-class with your order of Homemakers while supplies last. Get on it!