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'Mr. Kate' Albrecht dishes on Hollywood, DIY and her hilarious memoir

'Mr. Kate' Albrecht dishes on Hollywood, DIY and her hilarious memoir

Always teetering in on-trend sky high heels (she’s barely 5 feet tall) and look-at-me costume jewelry, and with a thick mane of carefully highlighted locks, lifestyle guru Kate Albrecht is pretty much the antithesis of Martha Stewart. In fact, the L.A.-born-and-raised creator of Mr. Kate — known for DIY home and beauty projects that can be viewed on YouTube as well as her popular blog — would undoubtedly make Stewart blush with her insistence on oversharing with her fans. In her first book, “A Hot Glue Gun Mess: Funny Stories, Pretty DIY Projects" (William Morris, $20), Albrecht mixes how-to chapters (i.e., making a headboard out of found objects,...

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