Category Archives: Crafts

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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DIY Monogram Lotion Pump and an Amazing Lotion Recipe {Mother’s Day Gift Idea}

Monogrammed rhinestone lotion dispenser and amazing lotion recipe.  Great gift idea.   The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mother’s Day is next Sunday and I have a really fun (and easy) Mother’s Day gift idea that I wanted to share with you for making rhinestone monogrammed lotion pumps  I … Continue reading

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How to Make a Lamp with a Statue or Decorative Pieces {Claire Brody Designs}

How to make a lamp using a statue or hollow resin decor pieces.  The Creativity Exchange

Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back this month to share a fun DIY project. I use the term “fun” sparingly when it comes to DIY because I’m usually too impatient to actually enjoy them, but this one … Continue reading

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Quick Trick: Re-Potting Silk Orchids to Look Real

Quick trick for repotting fake orchids to look real.

    Hi guys!  I hope you all had a great weekend and I hope you all stayed warm! This winter is really getting to me for some reason.  It’s not been terribly cold for us but it’s been dark and … Continue reading

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Spray Painted Toy Magnets {Part 2 DIY Magnetic Board}

Tutorial for how to spray paint old toys and plastic animals and turn into magnets for kids magnetic boards.

      I’m back today with Part 2 of the DIY magnetic board project that I shared on Monday here.  For those of you who missed it, I shared the tutorial on Monday for the magnetic board that I made … Continue reading

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Large DIY Magnetic Board {Painted or Fabric Covered}

DIY Large Magnetic Board Tutorial for Painting or Fabric Covered.

  I hope you guys had a great weekend! Today’s project is one that has been in the works/planning stage for quite awhile.  Before Christmas, my girl Bella (she’s 10), asked me if there was any way I could create … Continue reading

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All-Time Top 10 DIY’s + 5 Year Blogaversary + The Future

Tricks for choosing paint colors by eliminating undertones and eliminating shades that you know you don't want {The Creativity Exchange}

“Here we are“…, Those were the very first words I typed and the title of my first blog post when I launched my blog exactly 5 years ago today.  As I go back and re-read my first post, it just … Continue reading

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Quick & Chic DIY Fabric Covered Bulletin Board {Claire Brody Designs}

Quick and chic DIY bulletin board.  Claire Cumbie for The Creativity Exchange

I’m so excited about today’s post because I am introducing a fabulous new monthly contributor to The Creativity Exchange.  Claire from Claire Brody Designs and I are old family friends, from the same town in East Texas and I have … Continue reading

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Free Printable Holiday Customizable Gift Tags, Wrap Paper and Bows

Free printable customizable gift tags that you type in your name, wrapping paper and adorable bows.   From Chicfetti and The Creativity Exchange

Every Christmas, for the last few years, I have always shared a collection of holiday free printables.  This year, I am excited to partner with the super talented Jenny Bevlin, the founder of Chicfetti website for this year’s holiday printable … 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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