Category Archives: Decorate

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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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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Summer Patio Refresh, Tips and Deals

Patio refresh tips. The Creativity Exchange

      After what seems like several months of nonstop rain (and flooding) here in East Texas, the rain finally stopped long enough for me to do a little summer patio refresh project. Usually by late April or early … Continue reading

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My “Go To” Paint Colors

All star paint colors that consistently work well in a variety of lighting situations. The Creativity Exchange

    Over the (almost) 7 years that I have been blogging about paint colors, I have never shared a color palette of my “go to” colors with you guys.  I receive emails and questions on my Facebook page all … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Amira Rahim

Abstract Painter Amira Rahim. Artist Spotlight

  “Rebel” Amira Rahim   It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight and for May, we’re highlighting the beautiful paintings and work of Amira Rahim.   “Memphis” Amira Rahim   “Pride and Joy” Amira Rahim Amira’s beautiful painting “Dance, Dance, Dance” … Continue reading

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Easy Decorating with Palm Fronds, Branches and Greenery

Magnolia Leaves in a Jug

There are so many quick and easy ways for decorating with palm fronds, branches and greenery and you may be surprised by greenery treasures hiding in your own yard.  Today, I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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Organized Coffee Cabinet with Printable Labels

Organized coffee cabinet with free printable labels.

  A couple weeks ago, Jo from Zuer Designs and I collaborated on over 45 free printable hand lettered pantry labels.  The labels have been a big hit and Jo and I are thrilled that so many of you have … 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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Joanna Gaines New Paint Line: Magnolia Home Paint

JoAnna Gaines New Paint Line Called Magnolia Home.

  What happens when one of my favorite designer/DIY’er and an awesome paint company collaborate? Something very magical called Magnolia Home from Joanna Gaines.       Yep, last week, the magic happened while I was on vacation. Designer Joanna … Continue reading

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