Category Archives: DIY

DIY Abstract Heart Painting and a Fun Paint Party

DIY Abstract Heart Art Painting. Step by step tutorial.

          Last week, I hosted a paint party for the Museum of East Texas along with my friends- Emily, Anita and Susan.  The “Girls Night Out Paint Party”, was an auction item for 20 ladies that … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Organize Craft Supplies and Paint

Creative ways to organize craft supplies and paint

      Finding creative ways to organize craft supplies and paint is not easy to do, especially if you’re really limited on storage space and have a ton of crafting supplies.  I came up with a few solutions in … Continue reading

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8 Creative DIY Storage Solutions for Narrow Spaces

Creative DIY Narrow Storage Solutions

    As we head into the fresh start of a new year, I know many of you are looking for ways to better organize and solve some storage issues. As you think about ways to get organize and come … Continue reading

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Creative Christmas Kids’ Crafts and Gifts to Make

Creative Christmas Kids' Crafts and Gifts to Make.

Christmas is the perfect time to get crafty with your kids. Gather your own children around the kitchen table, or have a Christmas kids’ crafts party with your little ones, their friends, your nieces and nephews, and some of your favorite … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Christmas Wreaths for Around the Home

Creative DIY Christmas Wreath Projects.

image via Under the Sycamore   There are so many quick and easy DIY Christmas wreaths out there in Blogland and over the years, I have shared a few DIY wreath projects myself.  Of course, wreaths are great for the front … Continue reading

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Best Paint for Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Best paint to use for painting glass and ceramics.

  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions asking what is the best paint for glass, ceramics and metal.  It’s a popular question because there are so many paints out there that just don’t really work, stick or … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Oversized Mirrors and DIY Framework

Built in buffet with oversized mirror

                                                             via Design et al             … Continue reading

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General Finishes Milk Paint {What and How}

General Finishes Milk Paint. What is it and how to use it.

  Hi guys! It’s Jenny, from Evolution of Style, and I’m so happy to be back again talking paint on The Creativity Exchange! This month I’m talking about General Finishes Milk Paint – I have been using a lot of their products … Continue reading

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Craigslist Console Instantly Transformed with Paint {Claire Brody Designs}

Craigslist console side table transformation with paint.

Hi Creativity Exchange Readers! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back with another monthly contributor post this time I’m sharing a fun paint project. Cyndy is the paint guru and is always inspiring me to tackle paint projects. When it … Continue reading

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2016 Rifle Paper Co. Frameable Calendars and Gallery Wall

DIY gallery wall project using Rifle Paper Company calendar.

        Some of you may remember last year when I used the Rifle Paper Company’s 2015 “Travel the World Calendar” to create a gallery wall in my daughter’s bedroom:       A couple days after I shared … Continue reading

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