Category Archives: Crafts

DIY Monogrammed Mousepad Using Free Monogram Printables…

DIY monogrammed mousepad using free monogram printables (The Creativity Exchange)

  Back in May, some of you may remember that I shared a project for DIY framed pin cushions.  I made the pin cushions by using these awesome free monogram printables from my favorite ladies (Jenny and Luisa) over at For … Continue reading

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My Favorite DIY/Craft Paints {Paint It Monday}…

Collection of what paints work best for DIY and crafts {The Creativity Exchange}

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! This week for Paint It Monday, I thought I would repost and update my list of favorite DIY and craft paints. Some of you may remember that I shared my list last … Continue reading

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Favorite Shortcuts for Making Perfect Pillows (Sew or No Sew)…

Shortcuts for sewing perfect pillows {The Creativity Exchange}

    I am knee deep right now in organizing my new office/craft room and doing all of the little projects. I hope to have the final reveal post up soon but it’s been a little slow going because I … Continue reading

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DIY Action Shot Photo Collage (Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Idea)..

Take four action shots of your kids and create a collage in Picasa

    With Father’s Day on Sunday, I thought I would share a super easy last-minute gift idea that you can do with your own computer and pictures. No need for any special photo paper, just smooth white card stock … Continue reading

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Kids Craft Project {DIY Button Rings}…

Kid's craft idea- turn buttons into blinged out rings {The Creativity Exchange}

It’s hard to believe that school will be out in a few days.  Trying to come up with fun projects to keep our kiddies occupied is challenging to say the least!   I have a fun (and easy) project for … Continue reading

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How to Print Monogram Printables on Fabric (DIY Framed Pin Cushions)..

Framed pin cushions using free monogrammed printables printed on fabric {The Creativity Exchange}

    This last week, I turned my kitchen into a serious craft production factory. With Teacher Appreciation Week next week and Mother’s Day just around the corner, I went into full production mode and made a project that has … Continue reading

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Using Small Frames for Displaying Favorite Shells (DIY Gift Idea)…

Display special shells in open frames

  I hope you all have had a great week so far! I’m still recouperating from all of the sugar shock from celebrating my daughter’s 9th Birthday over the weekend. I cannot tell you how much sugar we ate from … Continue reading

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Nearly Perfect Neutrals (Color Palette Monday #2)..

Collection of great neutral paint colors used frequently with home builders and designers {Color Palette Monday #2} The Creativity Exchange

  Hi guys! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! If you happened to miss it last week, I kicked off a new weekly feature that I’m calling “Color Palette Monday”. My goal is to share color palette ideas … Continue reading

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Transform Old Junk Jewelry with Enamel Spray Paint…

Tutorial for transforming old junk jewelry with spray enamel from The Creativity Exchange

  So I mentioned on Tuesday that I went on spray painting rampage this last weekend and it wasn’t just limited to my front porch furniture revamp. Oh no girl, I sprayed everything that wasn’t moving.  Spray paint is my … Continue reading

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Herb Filled Moss Basket (DIY Gift Idea)

DIY Herb Basket. Painted pots, chalkboard picks and gold leafed rocks {The Creativity Exchange}

  I haven’t had the chance to do many Easter projects this year, have you?  Between our Spring Break vacation and being under the weather, I haven’t done all of the little Easter projects that my daughter and I love … Continue reading

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