Author Archives: Christy Wagner

About Christy Wagner

Hi! I'm Christy, an editor and writer. My husband, Keith, and I live in Fishers, Indiana, where I enjoy reading, cooking, baking, crocheting, quilting, embroidering, pouring candles, gardening, and just about anything else creative. I'm so excited to be teaming up with the seriously talented and creative Cyndy, and I look forward to sharing some fun ideas on The Creativity Exchange!

Creative Gallery Walls

Gallery Walls Studio McGee Gallery

Gallery walls can showcase your favorite family photos or pieces of artwork—and often can be stunning works of art themselves. Today, we’ve pulled together some creative gallery walls that show you can design gorgeous galleries, whether you have a large … Continue reading

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Creative Landscape Ideas with Big Impact

Lavenders and Greens

While enjoying last weekend’s warmer weather, I walked around our yard, making a mental wish list of landscaping updates, including rethinking our front foundation plantings. I’d love to replace the yews that have been there since we built the house, … Continue reading

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Creative Spring Garden Pots and Planters

Clay Pot Pansies

It’s finally spring, and I’m eager to say so long to cold and dreary winter and hello to warmer, brighter, springier days and the colorful flowers they bring. Daffodils, crocuses, hyacinths, and tulips already are out here, but if, like … Continue reading

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Creative One-Pot Meals to Try

One-Pot Pasta from Damn Delicious

This time of year, it can feel like it’s winter one day and spring the next. Frigid at the start of the week, and warm for the weekend. Chilly in the morning, and nice enough to walk and play outside … Continue reading

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Popular Front Door Paint Colors

Popular Front Door Paint Colors.

  Your front door is one of the first things your guests notice as they come to your home, and it’s a great spot to add some color. Because it’s a relatively small space, you can play with different hues … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Incorporate Built-In Cabinetry

Mud Room Built-Ins

If you have the room and the budget—or if you’re a handy DIYer and can construct your own—custom built-ins can transform the look and feel of a space and provide a huge amount of storage and functional work surfaces. Today … Continue reading

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Creative Kitchen Organizing Solutions

Under Stove Spice Drawer

Last week we looked at great ways to organize your pantry. Today, we’re still in the kitchen, but this time, we’re exploring creative kitchen organizing solutions for your your countertops, cabinets, drawers, and more. Clutter-Free Countertops It’s so easy for countertops … Continue reading

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Creative Pantry Organizing Ideas and Solutions

Free Printable Pantry Labels

When we built our current house, I was thrilled we could fit in a larger pantry than we’d ever had before. But how could I organize it so it would hold everything I wanted to include without looking cluttered? That … Continue reading

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Creative and Inspiring Laundry Rooms

Vertical Laundry Room with Dog Be

  If you have a large laundry room with loads of workspace and storage options, count yourself lucky! Not everyone has the luxury of a spacious laundry area; often laundry “rooms” are tucked into closets, corners, or wherever a few … Continue reading

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25 Free Printables To Help You Get Organized

Free organizing printables including to do lists and labels.

This time of the new year, when you’re taking down and putting away holiday decorations and finding homes for Christmas gifts, is a great time to get organized. To help you with that, we’ve gathered 25 free printables to help … Continue reading

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