Category Archives: DIY

Creative Homemade Christmas Gifts

Entertainer Gift Basket

It often doesn’t take a great deal of effort to hand-make gifts, but the recipients will appreciate your time, talents, and thoughtfulness. Plus, making presents yourself enables you to personalize them specifically for your friends and family and what they … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Easy DIY Christmas Décor Projects

Olive Branch With Gold Bells

Last week, Cyndy shared her tricks from her department store visual design days for how store designers create magical Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces. If you missed that post, you can find it here. By the way, her ribbon trick … Continue reading

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Faux Cement Paint Technique and Recipe

Faux cement paint treatment and recipe. Great for revamping accessories.

For several years now, I have been doing this faux cement paint technique with a super easy recipe that I came up with that has been a great way for me to change the look of old accessories and decor.  It’s … Continue reading

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Creative Pergola Designs and DIY Options

Modern Painted Pergola

If you’re thinking long term or maybe even in the short term about creative outdoor design ideas, pergolas have really come a long way. Not only do they provide shade and definition for outdoor spaces, they can fit into different … Continue reading

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Creative Wall Décor Ideas and Unique Items to Frame

Framed Feathers

For many months after we moved into our home, several walls remained unadorned because I just couldn’t figure out what I wanted to hang there. I knew before we moved in what I would place on some walls, but with … Continue reading

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Creative Bookshelf Styling and Layering Tricks

Clear and White Containers

  Nearly every home has a set of bookshelves or two—and if you don’t currently have any, they’re easy to DIY—but bookshelves aren’t limited to just books anymore. These creative bookshelf layering and styling tricks will help you design beautiful … 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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Creative Craft Projects to Try This Summer

Fun and Creative craft ideas to try out.  The Creativity Exchange

I have a list of favorite blogs that consistently feature amazing projects, from easy DIY, to crafty, to “Wow! How did you come up with that?” I hope these creative craft projects other bloggers have made and featured on their … Continue reading

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Creative Summer Craft Projects for the Kids

Creative kids craft projects, ideas and tutorials. The Creativity Exchange

Yay!! Summer is finally here and coming up with creative summer craft projects for the kids is always a challenge!  Today I wanted to pull together a nice list of some of my past kids craft projects and a few others … 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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