Author Archives: Cyndy

Front Porch Refresh and Fluff

Front porch refresh with sources and tips. The Creativity Exchange

    Well here it is, mid July and I’m just now doing my porch refresh for summer and fall. Usually, come April, the porch is the first thing I do. Unfortunately, starting about April, we had nonstop rain, floods … Continue reading

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My Five Favorite DIY Projects

Craft room revamp project. The Creativity Exchange

I’m so excited to be guest hosting the My Favorite Things blog series today, which is a fun monthly series hosted by several of my favorite blogging friends; Kris from Driven by Decor, Jennifer of Dimples and Tangles, Lisa from … Continue reading

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Easy Eucalyptus Door Wreath

DIY Eucalyptus front door wreath. The Creativity Exchange

I’m a little late doing my summer wreath this year but finally got around to it last week and made this easy eucalyptus door wreath.  This is the easiest wreath I think I have ever made (less than 30 minutes) … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Megan Elizabeth

Artist Spotlight Megan Elizabeth. Art by Megan

It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight and for June and we’re so excited to be featuring the talented artist Megan Elizabeth, also known as Art by Megan.   “San Sebastian” by Megan Elizabeth   Megan’s s art work is featured on … Continue reading

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Summer Patio Refresh, Tips and Deals

Patio refresh tips. The Creativity Exchange

      After what seems like several months of nonstop rain (and flooding) here in East Texas, the rain finally stopped long enough for me to do a little summer patio refresh project. Usually by late April or early … Continue reading

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My “Go To” Paint Colors

All star paint colors that consistently work well in a variety of lighting situations. The Creativity Exchange

    Over the (almost) 7 years that I have been blogging about paint colors, I have never shared a color palette of my “go to” colors with you guys.  I receive emails and questions on my Facebook page all … Continue reading

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Creative Summer Craft Projects for the Kids

Creative kids craft projects, ideas and tutorials. The Creativity Exchange

Yay!! Summer is finally here and coming up with creative summer craft projects for the kids is always a challenge!  Today I wanted to pull together a nice list of some of my past kids craft projects and a few others … Continue reading

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Free Printable Gift Tags and Wrap Paper

Free printable hand lettered gift tags and leopard print gift wrap.

Jo from Zuer Designs is back again today for another contributor post and once again, we have collaborated on a fun project.  Both Jo and I have been so blown away by all of the great response from you guys … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Amira Rahim

Abstract Painter Amira Rahim. Artist Spotlight

  “Rebel” Amira Rahim   It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight and for May, we’re highlighting the beautiful paintings and work of Amira Rahim.   “Memphis” Amira Rahim   “Pride and Joy” Amira Rahim Amira’s beautiful painting “Dance, Dance, Dance” … Continue reading

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Easy Decorating with Palm Fronds, Branches and Greenery

Magnolia Leaves in a Jug

There are so many quick and easy ways for decorating with palm fronds, branches and greenery and you may be surprised by greenery treasures hiding in your own yard.  Today, I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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