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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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Organized Coffee Cabinet with Printable Labels

Organized coffee cabinet with free printable labels.

  A couple weeks ago, Jo from Zuer Designs and I collaborated on over 45 free printable hand lettered pantry labels.  The labels have been a big hit and Jo and I are thrilled that so many of you have … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use on Decks and Exterior Wood Features

Best paints to use on wood decks and outdoor wood features that will last.

Spring is here and summer right around the corner and over the years, I have been wanting to do a post about the best paint to use on decks and exterior wood features like fences, bars, stairs, etc. that last. … Continue reading

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DIY Abstract Watercolor Art for Framing

Tutorial for making abstract watercolor art to frame.

    I have been wanting to share more art/paint techniques and tutorials with you guys and if you follow along with me on Instagram here, you may have noticed that I do a little bit of everything (acrylic, watercolor, … Continue reading

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Joanna Gaines New Paint Line: Magnolia Home Paint

JoAnna Gaines New Paint Line Called Magnolia Home.

  What happens when one of my favorite designer/DIY’er and an awesome paint company collaborate? Something very magical called Magnolia Home from Joanna Gaines.       Yep, last week, the magic happened while I was on vacation. Designer Joanna … Continue reading

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Repose Gray from Sherwin Williams: Color Spotlight

Repose Gray from Sherwin Williams. Perfect Paint Color. The Creativity Exchange

  I get asked all of the time what my favorite paint color is, or my “go-to” color that I recommend more than others and use myself.  The answer to that question is very easy for me; Repose Gray from … Continue reading

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Storage Sources and Tips for Creating a Baking Cabinet

Baking cabinet organizing with free printable labels. The Creativity Exchange

  Last Friday, Jo from Zuer Designs was here sharing over 45 of these adorable free printable hand letter labels for organizing the whole pantry and/or a baking cabinet. I used the labels for organizing my baking cabinet, which are … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Mari Orr

Mari Orr Artist Spotlight

It’s time for March’s Artist Spotlight.  Today, we’re highlighting the beautiful art and design work of artist Mari Orr. Mari’s art work is featured on our free printable 2016 artist collaboration calendar for March, that we shared back in January here.     … Continue reading

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Free Printable Pantry Labels: Hand Lettered

Free printable pantry labels hand lettered by Zuer Designs. The Creativity Exchange

    I’m so excited about today’s contributor post from Jo from Zuer Designs because this project was a very fun collaboration between Jo and myself.  I cannot tell you just how amazed I am with Jo’s hand lettering, which you … Continue reading

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