Category Archives: Decorate

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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Office and Craft Room Update

office and craft room multi-purpose space done on a very tight budget.

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Today, I wanted to re-share my office/craft/family room project because after I shared it a year and a half ago, I immediately agreed to have the space shared in Better Homes and Gardens … Continue reading

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2015 Favorite Paint Color Trends {The New Transitionals}

2015 favorite paint color trends. The new transitional colors.  The Creativity Exchange

  Contemporary Bedroom by Chicago Interior Designers & Decorators 2 Design Group Beach Glass Benjamin Moore I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend! It’s been quite awhile since I have shared a paint color palette and today, I’m doing … Continue reading

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DIY Built-In Bar Plans and Measurements {Part 2}

DIY Narrow Built-In Bar with Plans. The Creativity Exchange

Happy Friday friends! On Wednesday, I shared a built-in bar that we made for our dining room and today {Part 2}, I’m sharing the detailed plans and exactly how we made the piece.  Once you see how we did it, … Continue reading

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DIY Narrow Built-In Bar

DIY Narrow Built-In Bar with plans.   The Creativity Exchange

  Happy New Year friends! I hope you guys had a wonderful holiday! I’m back from my long break and ready to jump into 2015 and share with you a fun project that we did over the holidays. To keep … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Home Tour

Tall table top Christmas tree in champagne bucket. The Creativity Exchange Christmas Home Tour

Hi friends and welcome to our Christmas home tour! For those of you who don’t know, we are a little more than halfway through our 2nd annual 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes.  If you’re following along on the … Continue reading

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Quick Christmas Decorating Trick and Christmas Tour of Homes

Quick trick for how to beautifully work in and layer ribbon in Christmas trees and wreaths.  The Creativity Exchange

  The 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes was kicked off in a BIG way yesterday with Jenny from Evolution of Style here. Jenny’s home is so beautiful and loaded with so much Christmas decorating ideas and inspiration.   Today … Continue reading

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Holiday Table Decorating Tricks Using What You Have

Easy tips and tricks for holiday table decorating using what you have.  The Creativity Exchange

    I can’t believe that out of all of the years I have been blogging that I have never done a “table tricks” post for decorating a holiday table using what you have.  Layering a table for the is … Continue reading

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Best Design Books for Styling Ideas and Choosing Colors

Best design and decorating books for styling and choosing paint colors.  The Creativity Exchange

I recently picked up a fantastic new design book from Erin Gates, the designer and blogger from Elements of Style and I absolutely loved it.  Erin did such a fantastic job of beautifully filling the book full of so many great … Continue reading

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