How to Make a Lamp with a Statue or Decorative Pieces {Claire Brody Designs}

How to make a lamp using a statue or hollow resin decor pieces.  The Creativity Exchange

Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back this month to share a fun DIY project. I use the term “fun” sparingly when it comes to DIY because I’m usually too impatient to actually enjoy them, but this one … Continue reading

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Shades of Teal and Warm Gray {Moody Monday #2}

Shades of teal layered with warm gray.  Moody Monday from The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend!  Welcome to another Moody Monday! If you missed it a couple weeks ago, I have started a new feature called Moody Monday, where I share a mood board of a color … Continue reading

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Creative Outdoor Landscaping, Decor and Entertaining Ideas

Creative ideas for outdoor landscaping, decorating and entertaining. The Creativity Exchange

Over the years, I have been collecting inspiration and ideas for some really creative (and smart) backyard ideas.  From creative landscaping ideas, outdoor decorating to entertaining, all of these ideas (I hope) will help and inspire us as we get … Continue reading

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Coral/Indigo/Gray Layered Mix {Moody Monday}

layers of coral, navy and gray.  Moody Monday on The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a great weekend! I’m sorry that I have neglected the blog for a few weeks.  I have been focused on my artwork and trying to figure out how I can balance blogging and expanding my … Continue reading

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DIY Dresser Transformation {Claire Brody Designs}

Dresser Painted with Sherwin Williams Dishy Coral

    Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back with another project. I’m sitting here wondering how it’s already the middle of March?! Is that even possible? It’s been a month since I’ve shared a project with you, … Continue reading

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Lemon Blossom Bundt Cakes {Mini or Regular Size}

Lemon Blossom Mini Bundt Cakes.  The Creativity Exchange

  Like clockwork, every spring, I start to crave lemons.  It’s the strangest thing but for me, lemons=spring.  This last week, the lemon cravings started and of course, I had to give in. I made a big batch of these … Continue reading

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16 of the Best Paint Colors for Painting Furniture

16 of the best and most versatile colors for painting furniture.  The Creativity Exchange

  This post has been a long time coming.  After all these years of creating paint color palettes, I finally took the time over the last few weeks to research and pull together my favorite paint colors for furniture revamps (several of … Continue reading

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Quick Trick: Re-Potting Silk Orchids to Look Real

Quick trick for repotting fake orchids to look real.

    Hi guys!  I hope you all had a great weekend and I hope you all stayed warm! This winter is really getting to me for some reason.  It’s not been terribly cold for us but it’s been dark and … Continue reading

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Weekend Mix {Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas}

Round Up of Valentine's Day Cocktails, Printables and DIY Garland.

Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs, and I’m back to share another DIY idea and a round-up of some really cute last minute Valentine’s Day ideas. Before I jump into my DIY Valentine’s Day garland, I thought I … Continue reading

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Spray Painted Toy Magnets {Part 2 DIY Magnetic Board}

Tutorial for how to spray paint old toys and plastic animals and turn into magnets for kids magnetic boards.

      I’m back today with Part 2 of the DIY magnetic board project that I shared on Monday here.  For those of you who missed it, I shared the tutorial on Monday for the magnetic board that I made … Continue reading

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