DIY Oversized Trays Using Plywood Boards

Tutorial for making oversized trays with plywood boards.  You can paint or cover in wallpaper and add cabinet hardware.  The Creativity Exchange

  I had a palm to the forehead moment last week when I was looking at all of the scrap wood left over from my projects in the garage.  For some reason, the way the wood and boards of various … Continue reading

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Turn Yard and Plant Clippings Into an Easy Summer Arrangement

Mix different sizes of vases for yard clippings for a pretty summer arrangement.  The Creativity Exchange

  Summer is the best time of year to really take advantage of all of the great stuff growing around your yard.  You may not think you have the right stuff growing to pull together a summer arrangement but really … Continue reading

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Weekend Mix: Fancy Edition

weekend mix. The Creativity Exchange

  I’m trying out a new feature today called “Weekend Mix”.  I’m not sure if I’ll do it every week but I have been wanting to share with you guys a round-up of just some little things that I run … Continue reading

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Quick Picks: Society 6 Pillows

Round-up of pillows available on Society 6. Artist upload their artwork and this store puts their work on products and sells it. The Creativity Exchange

Have you guys seen this website/online store called Society 6? You may already know about it but I had never seen it before until last week, when I somehow stumbled onto it. It’s so amazing and I am completely obsessed! … Continue reading

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Paint Colors in My Home: My Color Strategy

How to choose paint colors for your home and how having an undertone strategy can greatly help.  The Creativity Exchange

I realized last week that I have never shared all of my home paint colors all in one post. I have always shared my colors as we have revamped a room but I never pulled everything together into one complete … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Necklaces and Bracelets (Kid’s Craft)

Tutorial for making adorable fabric necklaces and bracelets for kids.  Easy craft idea for the kids.  The Creativity Exchange

  My neighbor “Crafty Jane” has an amazing sewing camp for the little girls each summer, where the girls sign up for a daily dose of learning to sew from “Miss Jane”.  Jane teaches the girls how to hand sew … Continue reading

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Chicken Caprese Tortellini Salad

Chicken Caprese Tortellini Salad.  The Creativity Exchange

Summer is in full swing and it’s hotter than hello here in East Texas. We live off of cold salads in the summer and today’s recipe is something I had in my mind for a couple of years but just … Continue reading

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Laundry Room Revamp Project

Laundry room revamp and ideas for creating tons of additional storage.  The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend and fantastic 4th of July! It’s hard to say goodbye to the nice long weekend! A couple of weeks ago, I revamped my laundry room for a little project in the … Continue reading

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DIY Hidden Buffet Storage Piece (Dining Room Update)

DIY Hidden Buffet Storage Piece.  The Creativity Exchange

  My dining room revamp project has turned out to be the longest ongoing room revamp project that I have ever had.  I think I started this project about 9 months ago and it’s very slow going.  You guys might … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Banana Pops with Sprinkles

Chocolate Dipped Banana Pops | Tutorial at Design Eat Repeat

  Hey all! Melissa here today with a chocolatey summer treat idea that will be sure to quench your summer tooth! With summer parties in full swing, what better way to switch up the usual popsicle treat than with a … Continue reading

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