La Jolla Brie and Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

La Jolla Brie and Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing. The Creativity Exchange

    For years now, I have been making this salad in the summer that was inspired by a trip to La Jolla, California.  The first time I went to La Jolla (just up the coast from San Diego), was … Continue reading

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3 Simple Ways to Transform and Instantly Update a Space {Claire Brody Designs}

3 ways to instantly transform and update a space.  Claire Brody for The Creativity Exchange

  Hi Creativity Exchange readers! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back with another monthly post. If you happened to miss my last contributor post, which was a trash to treasure dresser revamp, you can get to that post by … Continue reading

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2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Paint Colors {Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore}

2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Sherwin Williams Paint Colors.  The Creativity Exchange

  Beach Style Dining Room by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Beth Webb Interiors Alabaster Sherwin Williams   Beach Style Living Room by Wilmington Interior Designers & Decorators Amy Tyndall Design Sea Salt Sherwin Williams     Traditional Kitchen by … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Get Organized with Pegboard Storage

DIY Garage Pegboard Outdoor Toy Storage Wall {The Creativity Exchange) ScotchBlue Tape

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Last year, we started work on organizing our garage and we are about halfway through our total garage plan.  If you’ve been following along with me, you may have seen our garage … Continue reading

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Chicken Tarragon Pasta Salad {Central Market Knock Off}

Chicken tarragon cold pasta salad.  Knock off Central Market.  From The Creativity Exchange

One of my favorite chicken salads on the planet is from Central Market/Whole Foods grocery store. Every time I go to Houston (it’s a two hour drive for me), I always stop by Central Market to pick up their chicken … Continue reading

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Quick Tricks: Using Candy and Cookie Jars for Organizing

Creative ways to use candy and cookie jars for out in the open organizing.  Jar sources on The Creativity Exchange

  One of my favorite things for organizing our home is candy/cookie jars.  There are so many different types of candy jars out there- different shapes and styles but they universally work so well because they are clear and you … Continue reading

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Favorite Wallpaper Trends {Wallpaper Crush}

Round up of gorgeous wallpapers and sources. Wallpaper crush from The Creativity Exchange

Every year, I love to do a round-up of wallpapers and take a closer look at the trends and what’s new.  There are so many beautiful papers out right now and creative possibilities and that I can’t wait to share … Continue reading

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Tips for Painting Furniture with Enamel {Chest Revamp}

Tips for what type of furniture pieces to paint with enamel and tips for getting a beautiful finish.  The Creativity Exchange

Hi friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! A few weeks ago, I finished painting a chest/dresser piece for my friend An.  I wanted to share this project and tutorial with you guys because there are times and … Continue reading

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Craigslist Trash to Treasure Dresser Revamp {Claire Brody Designs}

Craigslist trash to treasure mid century dresser revamp.

Hi guys!! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back again to share another fun project. I realize as I’m typing this that I have shared quite a few dresser makeovers (okay, maybe just one) but it sure seems that I … Continue reading

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15 of the Most Versatile and Dependable Paint Colors {All Star List}

15 of the most versatile and dependable paint colors. All star colors that always work well in different lighting situations.  The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Over the last five years that I have been sharing color palettes and talking about paint colors on my blog, the number one question I always receive is; are there any fool- proof … Continue reading

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