Category Archives: Decorate

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

Posted in Build, Craft Room, Decorate, Design Ideas, DIY, Do It Yourself Projects, Office, Organizational Ideas, Paint Colors, Room Revamps | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in Build, Built-In Bar DIY, Creative Storage IDeas, Decorate, Design Ideas, Dining Room, DIY, Do It Yourself Projects | 19 Comments

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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