Author Archives: Cyndy

12 Days of Christmas Tour + Printable Holiday To Do List

12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes Starting on Dec. 1st.

  I’m excited to announce that we are doing our second annual 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes starting in just a couple weeks on December 1st.  If you happened to miss last year’s tour, you can go through … Continue reading

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Color Spotlight: Sherwin Williams Comfort Gray

Rooms painted with Comfort Gray from Sherwin Williams.  Color Spotlight.  The Creativity Exchange

  div> Traditional Bathroom by Dallas Architects & Building Designers Domiteaux + Baggett Architects, PLLC   Hi guys, it’s Jenny from Evolution of Style back with another contributor post and Color Spotlight.   Color Spotlight is where we highlight one very … Continue reading

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Customizable and Printable To Do List that You Can Edit

Free customizable and printable To Do List.  Just type in your section headers and print. The Creativity Exchange

  Thank you so much to those of you who pre-ordered Organizing Your Life after reading my post last week about the upcoming book release.  Your sweet comments and encouraging emails just made my day.  I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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Best Design Books for Styling Ideas and Choosing Colors

Best design and decorating books for styling and choosing paint colors.  The Creativity Exchange

I recently picked up a fantastic new design book from Erin Gates, the designer and blogger from Elements of Style and I absolutely loved it.  Erin did such a fantastic job of beautifully filling the book full of so many great … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Life {Book Release Update}

Organizing Your Life. Idiot's Guide. To be released November 25, 2014. Cyndy Aldred from The Creativity Exchange

  Last week, I mentioned that I would share an update on the book that almost killed me I wrote over the summer called “Organizing Your Life”.  The book is part of the Idiot’s Guide series and is published by Alpha Books/DK … Continue reading

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Weekend Mix: Fall Fashion Favs

Fall fashion favorites. Weekend Mix from The Creativity Exchange

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a “Weekend Mix“, so today I thought I would switch it up a bit and share a few of my favorite fall fashion ideas.   Here are just a few layering ideas and key pieces … Continue reading

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Easy Fall Door Swag Using Dried Naturals

Tutorial for making an easy swag wreath using naturals. The Creativity Exchange

I haven’t done a whole lot of fall fluffing around the house yet because it’s still around 85-90 degrees here in East Texas (ugh!).  However, I did manage to fall fluff my front porch (say that 10 times fast).  I … Continue reading

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Steal the Deal: Fabulous Rugs

Round up of fabulous rugs for great prices.  Steal the deal.  The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! I haven’t done a “Steal the Deal” post in awhile and since I have been shopping for rugs the last couple of weeks, I have found some really fabulous deals that I … Continue reading

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My New Secret Weapon for Organizing…

Tips for organizing children's closets.  The Creativity Exchange

I haven’t shared an organization project in quite awhile. After spending this last summer writing the book Organizing Your Life and taking more than 1500 images around my home, I pretty much needed to step away from organizing for awhile … Continue reading

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The Power of Paint on Budget Room Revamps

The power of paint when it comes to budget room revamps.  The Creativity Exchange

  Cabinets Painted in Mindful Gray Sherwin Williams Hi guys!  Jenny from Evolution of Style here back again on the Creativity Exchange talking about the power of paint!   I know it’s easy to get caught up in all of the … Continue reading

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