Category Archives: Decorate

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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Shades of Teal and Warm Gray {Moody Monday #2}

Shades of teal layered with warm gray.  Moody Monday from The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend!  Welcome to another Moody Monday! If you missed it a couple weeks ago, I have started a new feature called Moody Monday, where I share a mood board of a color … Continue reading

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Creative Outdoor Landscaping, Decor and Entertaining Ideas

Creative ideas for outdoor landscaping, decorating and entertaining. The Creativity Exchange

Over the years, I have been collecting inspiration and ideas for some really creative (and smart) backyard ideas.  From creative landscaping ideas, outdoor decorating to entertaining, all of these ideas (I hope) will help and inspire us as we get … Continue reading

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Coral/Indigo/Gray Layered Mix {Moody Monday}

layers of coral, navy and gray.  Moody Monday on The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a great weekend! I’m sorry that I have neglected the blog for a few weeks.  I have been focused on my artwork and trying to figure out how I can balance blogging and expanding my … Continue reading

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16 of the Best Paint Colors for Painting Furniture

16 of the best and most versatile colors for painting furniture.  The Creativity Exchange

  This post has been a long time coming.  After all these years of creating paint color palettes, I finally took the time over the last few weeks to research and pull together my favorite paint colors for furniture revamps (several of … 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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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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