Category Archives: Decorate

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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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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Steal the Deal: Fabulous Rugs

Round up of fabulous rugs for great prices.  Steal the deal.  The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! I haven’t done a “Steal the Deal” post in awhile and since I have been shopping for rugs the last couple of weeks, I have found some really fabulous deals that I … Continue reading

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Results from the Reader Favorite Paint Color Poll

2014 Reader's favorite paint colors from The Creativity Exchange.

  Transitional Kitchen by Toronto General Contractors M-Squared Contracting Inc. Cabinets painted with Fieldstone Benjamin Moore Transitional Living Room by Dallas Home Builders TATUM BROWN CUSTOM HOMES Eider White Sherwin Williams   The results are in from our reader favorite … Continue reading

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2015 Gorgeous Frame Worthy Wall Calendars

2015 Wall art calendars that are perfect for framing and creating a gallery wall.  The Creativity Exchange

  On Tuesday’s post, I shared a fun gallery wall that I did for my daughter’s bedroom using a beautiful 2015 Rifle Paper Co. calendar. In that post, I also shared a tutorial for how to easily frame calendar art … Continue reading

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Travel the World Calendar Gallery Wall

Tips for framing prints from beautiful wall calendars. The Creativity Exchange

  When I was in NYC a couple weeks ago, I came across an amazing book store in Grand Central Station that had a huge collection of beautiful 2015 wall calendars.  I spent more than two hours looking through all … Continue reading

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Free Printable Collection of Modern Black and White Prints

Free printable collection of modern black and white prints.  Just add a mat and frame.  The Creativity Exchange

    I have been playing around lately with several different graphics programs and trying out some new cool techniques.  I am really getting into making graphic art prints for different projects and I created this collection of modern black and … Continue reading

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Outdoor Entertaining and Decorating: Favorite Tricks

Creative outdoor ideas for entertaining and decorating.  The Creativity Exchange

August is one of my favorite times of the year in East Texas; says no one ever…  Even though I have lived in East Texas for almost 20 years, I still seriously struggle with getting through the insane August heat … Continue reading

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Turn Yard and Plant Clippings Into an Easy Summer Arrangement

Mix different sizes of vases for yard clippings for a pretty summer arrangement.  The Creativity Exchange

  Summer is the best time of year to really take advantage of all of the great stuff growing around your yard.  You may not think you have the right stuff growing to pull together a summer arrangement but really … Continue reading

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