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Modern Mix by Eddie Ross

Modern Mix by Eddie Ross: Curating Personal Style with Chic and Accessible Finds

  More than six years ago, when I first started blogging, I stumbled across Eddie Ross’ blog .  I was instantly hooked by Eddie’s creativity, beautiful layered styling and his funny adventures finding thrift store treasures (lots of giggles!). Eddie … Continue reading

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2016 Paint Color Forecasts and Trend Reports {Favorite’s}

Favorite colors from the paint companies' 2016 color forecasts and trend reports.  The Creativity Exchange

  A few years ago, I started a tradition on the blog by sharing my favorite colors that I pulled from various paint companies annual color forecasts/trend reports for the coming year. To go back and look at my forecast posts from … Continue reading

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12 Creative Projects and Uses for Hand Dyed and Marbleized Papers

12 Creative Ways to use Hand Dyed and Marble Paper and Where to Order Them.   The Creativity Exchange

    I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend!! So last week, I shared a post about using gorgeous hand dyed and marbleized papers for framable art.  Just to give you a little background, I recently stumbled across these … Continue reading

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Frame-Worthy Hand Dyed and Marbleized Papers and Where to Get Them

Hand dyed and marbleized inexpenisve papers that are perfect for framing.  The Creativity Exchange

    Hi friends! I’m sorry that I have been missing from the blog the last couple of weeks.  Our summer has been so busy with my daughter’s traveling tournament softball team and I haven’t had a chance to stay … Continue reading

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La Jolla Brie and Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

La Jolla Brie and Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing. The Creativity Exchange

    For years now, I have been making this salad in the summer that was inspired by a trip to La Jolla, California.  The first time I went to La Jolla (just up the coast from San Diego), was … Continue reading

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3 Simple Ways to Transform and Instantly Update a Space {Claire Brody Designs}

3 ways to instantly transform and update a space.  Claire Brody for The Creativity Exchange

  Hi Creativity Exchange readers! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back with another monthly post. If you happened to miss my last contributor post, which was a trash to treasure dresser revamp, you can get to that post by … Continue reading

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2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Paint Colors {Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore}

2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Sherwin Williams Paint Colors.  The Creativity Exchange

  Beach Style Dining Room by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Beth Webb Interiors Alabaster Sherwin Williams   Beach Style Living Room by Wilmington Interior Designers & Decorators Amy Tyndall Design Sea Salt Sherwin Williams     Traditional Kitchen by … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Get Organized with Pegboard Storage

DIY Garage Pegboard Outdoor Toy Storage Wall {The Creativity Exchange) ScotchBlue Tape

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Last year, we started work on organizing our garage and we are about halfway through our total garage plan.  If you’ve been following along with me, you may have seen our garage … Continue reading

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Chicken Tarragon Pasta Salad {Central Market Knock Off}

Chicken tarragon cold pasta salad.  Knock off Central Market.  From The Creativity Exchange

One of my favorite chicken salads on the planet is from Central Market/Whole Foods grocery store. Every time I go to Houston (it’s a two hour drive for me), I always stop by Central Market to pick up their chicken … Continue reading

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Quick Tricks: Using Candy and Cookie Jars for Organizing

Creative ways to use candy and cookie jars for out in the open organizing.  Jar sources on The Creativity Exchange

  One of my favorite things for organizing our home is candy/cookie jars.  There are so many different types of candy jars out there- different shapes and styles but they universally work so well because they are clear and you … Continue reading

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