Category Archives: DIY

DIY Oversized Trays Using Plywood Boards

Tutorial for making oversized trays with plywood boards.  You can paint or cover in wallpaper and add cabinet hardware.  The Creativity Exchange

  I had a palm to the forehead moment last week when I was looking at all of the scrap wood left over from my projects in the garage.  For some reason, the way the wood and boards of various … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Necklaces and Bracelets (Kid’s Craft)

Tutorial for making adorable fabric necklaces and bracelets for kids.  Easy craft idea for the kids.  The Creativity Exchange

  My neighbor “Crafty Jane” has an amazing sewing camp for the little girls each summer, where the girls sign up for a daily dose of learning to sew from “Miss Jane”.  Jane teaches the girls how to hand sew … Continue reading

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DIY Hidden Buffet Storage Piece (Dining Room Update)

DIY Hidden Buffet Storage Piece.  The Creativity Exchange

  My dining room revamp project has turned out to be the longest ongoing room revamp project that I have ever had.  I think I started this project about 9 months ago and it’s very slow going.  You guys might … Continue reading

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Little Girl’s Room Revamped to Bright and Bold Tween Room

Tween bedroom revamp. The Creativity Exchange

      I am so excited to finally be able to show you guys my daughter Bella’s room revamp project. We have been working on it for over a month and it was my goal to have it finished … Continue reading

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Easy Faux Panel Trick for Dressing Up Benches and Ottomans

Easy trick for dressing up benches and ottomans using a faux fabric panel trick.  The Creativity Exchange

    My daughter and I are still working hard on her bedroom revamp and we should be finished by the end of this week.   We have completely transformed the space from a shabby chic baby girl room to … Continue reading

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Mixed Moss Grapevine Wreath: DIY

DIY Mixed Moss Grapevine Wreath  {The Creativity Exchange}

    We had a really bad storm over the weekend here in East Texas and while everything turned out ok, we had a lot of clean up and debris around our yard and porch. It was not my plan … Continue reading

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DIY Painted Empire Chandelier

Tutorial for painting a Lowes $79.00 empire chandelier {The Creativity Exchange}

    Hi friends!  As I promised on Monday, I’m back today to share the details and tutorial for the empire chandelier that I recently painted for my daughter’s room revamp.  Before I jump into the tutorial, let me tell … Continue reading

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3 Shortcuts for Recovering Chairs and Benches {RYOBI Airstrike Cordless Stapler}

3 Easy Shortcuts for recovering chairs and benches   {The Creativity Exchange}

    This post has been a long time coming.  About six months coming to be exact.  Back in August of last year, I had the opportunity to meet the team from RYOBI Powertools and also attend hands on RYOBI … Continue reading

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Fun Projects for Kids to Paint and Give as Gifts {Paint It Monday}

fun kid's paintable gift ideas for Valentine's Day {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys have had a wonderful weekend! Welcome to another Paint It Monday! I thought I would switch gears here this week for Paint It Monday and highlight some super creative ideas that kids can paint and give … Continue reading

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Tutorial for Garage Pegboard Storage Wall..

Tutorial for DIY Narrow Pegboard Storage Wall {The Creativity Exchange}

  On Wednesday, I shared our garage pegboard storage wall project and I promised I would be back today to share more details on how the storage wall was built.  If I knew more about creating plans online for download, … Continue reading

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