Category Archives: Crafts

Creative Homemade Christmas Gifts

Entertainer Gift Basket

It often doesn’t take a great deal of effort to hand-make gifts, but the recipients will appreciate your time, talents, and thoughtfulness. Plus, making presents yourself enables you to personalize them specifically for your friends and family and what they … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

Pumpkin Grapevine Basket

I have been watching the leaves fall from the backyard trees and silently celebrating the changing of the season. This time of year, with pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures abundant at the farmers’ market, grocery store, … Continue reading

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Faux Cement Paint Technique and Recipe

Faux cement paint treatment and recipe. Great for revamping accessories.

For several years now, I have been doing this faux cement paint technique with a super easy recipe that I came up with that has been a great way for me to change the look of old accessories and decor.  It’s … Continue reading

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Free Printable Labels that You Can Type in Text and Edit

Free printable organizing labels that you can type in and edit your own text. The Creativity Exchange

I’m so excited about today’s post because it’s a project that several of us have been working on for months. We wanted to figure out a way to take Jo (from Zuer Designs) beautiful hand lettered font that we used for … 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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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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Creative Craft Projects to Try This Summer

Fun and Creative craft ideas to try out.  The Creativity Exchange

I have a list of favorite blogs that consistently feature amazing projects, from easy DIY, to crafty, to “Wow! How did you come up with that?” I hope these creative craft projects other bloggers have made and featured on their … 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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Creative DIY Flower Arrangements and Unique Vessels

Tinted mason jars are perfect for small floral centerpieces

    Having fresh flowers in the house is an instant mood-lifter, especially in the spring when the flowerbeds just begin to wake up from winter and burst with bright colors. Vases are a classic container to hold fresh blooms, and … 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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