Author Archives: Cyndy

Moody Monday: Transitional Coastal Design

Transitional coastal color palette.

    I had several requests after the last Moody Monday feature a couple weeks ago to pull together a coastal inspiration board with lots of paint color options and layering inspiration.  The ironic thing here is that I happen … Continue reading

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Cabinet Paint Color Trends and How to Choose Timeless Colors

Cabinet color is Kentucky Haze by Benjamin Moore. Heather Scott Home

Kentucky Haze Benjamin Moore via Heather Scott Home Over the last few months, I have had so many questions from readers about cabinet paint color trends and how to choose an updated cabinetry color that will be timeless.  I completely … Continue reading

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2017 Rifle Paper Framable Wall Calendars are Out!

Framed Gallery Wall from Rifle Paper Company wall calendar.

  It’s like Christmas around here when the Rifle Paper Company yearly calendars come out every August!  For those who have been following along with me over the years, you may have seen one of my (several) projects where I … Continue reading

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2016 Bestselling Sherwin Williams Paint Colors

Most popular and best selling 2016 Sherwin Williams paint colors.

  It’s that time of the year again friends!  Time to highlight and take a look at the most popular and bestselling paint colors for 2016. For today’s post, I am focusing just on the 2016 bestselling Sherwin Williams paint … Continue reading

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Greek Chicken Salad on Cucumber Slices

Greek Chicken Salad on Cucumber Slices with feta and fresh dill. The Creativity Exchange

  I have a new obsession the last few months for these Greek chicken salad bites. I make them with feta and fresh dill on cucumber slices.  I stumbled on this combination a couple months ago when randomly I added … Continue reading

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Moody Monday: Chic Modern Farmhouse Style

Add a chic twist to modern farmhouse design with these paint colors and accessories.

Today I thought I would bring back a feature I use to do awhile back called “Moody Monday“, where I feature a mood board of design inspiration, accessories and paint colors.   I’m not sure I’m ready to bring back the … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Julia Contacessi

Artist Spotlight. Painter Julia Contacessi

It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight for July and we’re thrilled to be featuring the super talented painter Julia Contacessi.   “Aurora” by Julia Contacessi   Julia’s painting is featured on our free printable 2016 artist collaboration calendar for the month of … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use for Outdoor Furniture, Accessories and Pots

Porch refresh and tips for decorating.

Last week, I shared our front porch refresh project and I promised I would come back and share my tips for how to paint outdoor furniture, accessories and garden pots that will last for several years. Living in the extreme … Continue reading

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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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