Category Archives: Decorate

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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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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