Creative Christmas Decorating Projects and a Few Tricks

Creative Christmas Decorating Projects and Ideas. The Creativity Exchange

  I know we all have Thanksgiving on our minds at the moment but I wanted to go ahead and post these creative Christmas decorating projects, tricks and ideas because I also know many of you are starting to pull … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Caramel Apple Slices and Wedges

Chocolate covered caramel apple slices and wedges.

    I LOVE a good chocolate covered caramel apple but they are just so hard to eat and I only want a little taste (or two).  Also, when it comes to the big full size apples, you always get more … Continue reading

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How to Paint Laminate Furniture and Get a Smooth Finish

How to paint laminate furniture and get a smooth finish.

  Hello! Claire here from Claire Brody Designs! I am excited to share another paint project with you guys this month. I’m sharing my tips today for how to paint laminate furniture. When it comes to furniture thrifting, there are … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Favorite Things Now on Amazon: Holiday Gift Guide

Highlights from Oprah's Favorite Things 2015. Great gift ideas!

Amazon Affiliate Links Used in This Post   Some of you guys may be too young to remember when Oprah had her own show and did her annual “Favorite Things” show.  I just read that she’s been doing her favorite … Continue reading

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Best Paint for Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Best paint to use for painting glass and ceramics.

  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions asking what is the best paint for glass, ceramics and metal.  It’s a popular question because there are so many paints out there that just don’t really work, stick or … Continue reading

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Exciting News, Getting Cozy for Winter and Sugar Paper

Three Cozy Winter Color Schemes.

How’s that for a blog post title?!  It’s a 3-for-1 day here on the blog!  Ha!  Really, it’s more like I had three mini-posts that I have been wanting to share with guys so, I thought I would just do … Continue reading

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Layering Indigo, Black and Gray: Moody Monday

Layer shades of indigo.

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve done a Moody Monday and I have been wanting to talk about something that I have been seeing lately and that’s black mixed with indigo and warm gray. I’m still stuck on indigo and … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Oversized Mirrors and DIY Framework

Built in buffet with oversized mirror

                                                             via Design et al             … Continue reading

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General Finishes Milk Paint {What and How}

General Finishes Milk Paint. What is it and how to use it.

  Hi guys! It’s Jenny, from Evolution of Style, and I’m so happy to be back again talking paint on The Creativity Exchange! This month I’m talking about General Finishes Milk Paint – I have been using a lot of their products … Continue reading

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Halloween Snack Mix and DIY Wiggly Eye Buckets

Add wiggly eyes to white buckets and fill with this Halloween snack mix recipe.

Halloween is just around the corner and I wanted to share this yummy Halloween snack mix recipe with that we made this weekend. I also wanted to share these easy DIY wiggly eye buckets that are a fun way to give … Continue reading

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