Creative Craft Projects to Try This Summer

Fun and Creative craft ideas to try out.  The Creativity Exchange

I have a list of favorite blogs that consistently feature amazing projects, from easy DIY, to crafty, to “Wow! How did you come up with that?” I hope these creative craft projects other bloggers have made and featured on their … Continue reading

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Summer Patio Refresh, Tips and Deals

Patio refresh tips. The Creativity Exchange

      After what seems like several months of nonstop rain (and flooding) here in East Texas, the rain finally stopped long enough for me to do a little summer patio refresh project. Usually by late April or early … Continue reading

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My “Go To” Paint Colors

All star paint colors that consistently work well in a variety of lighting situations. The Creativity Exchange

    Over the (almost) 7 years that I have been blogging about paint colors, I have never shared a color palette of my “go to” colors with you guys.  I receive emails and questions on my Facebook page all … Continue reading

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Creative Summer Craft Projects for the Kids

Creative kids craft projects, ideas and tutorials. The Creativity Exchange

Yay!! Summer is finally here and coming up with creative summer craft projects for the kids is always a challenge!  Today I wanted to pull together a nice list of some of my past kids craft projects and a few others … Continue reading

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Free Printable Gift Tags and Wrap Paper

Free printable hand lettered gift tags and leopard print gift wrap.

Jo from Zuer Designs is back again today for another contributor post and once again, we have collaborated on a fun project.  Both Jo and I have been so blown away by all of the great response from you guys … Continue reading

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Creative Taco Combinations and Recipes

Shrimp and avacado tacos.

Taco night will quickly become your family’s favorite mealtime when you bring these fresh, flavorful, and creative taco recipes to the table. Perfect for personalizing, you can prep all your taco ingredients, plate them separately, and let your family assemble … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Amira Rahim

Abstract Painter Amira Rahim. Artist Spotlight

  “Rebel” Amira Rahim   It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight and for May, we’re highlighting the beautiful paintings and work of Amira Rahim.   “Memphis” Amira Rahim   “Pride and Joy” Amira Rahim Amira’s beautiful painting “Dance, Dance, Dance” … Continue reading

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Easy Decorating with Palm Fronds, Branches and Greenery

Magnolia Leaves in a Jug

There are so many quick and easy ways for decorating with palm fronds, branches and greenery and you may be surprised by greenery treasures hiding in your own yard.  Today, I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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Organized Coffee Cabinet with Printable Labels

Organized coffee cabinet with free printable labels.

  A couple weeks ago, Jo from Zuer Designs and I collaborated on over 45 free printable hand lettered pantry labels.  The labels have been a big hit and Jo and I are thrilled that so many of you have … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use on Decks and Exterior Wood Features

Best paints to use on wood decks and outdoor wood features that will last.

Spring is here and summer right around the corner and over the years, I have been wanting to do a post about the best paint to use on decks and exterior wood features like fences, bars, stairs, etc. that last. … Continue reading

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