Category Archives: DIY

Favorite Trends for Revamping Furniture with Paint {Paint It Monday}

Favorite trends in DIY paint treatments for furniture {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Welcome to another Paint It Monday! I’m so excited about today’s post because I have been wanting to highlight some really amazing and beautiful DIY techniques for revamping furniture with paint. … Continue reading

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Turn a Garden Box Planter into a Beautiful Holiday Table Arrangement.

Fall table arrangement by layering plants and fresh flowers in a garden box {The Creativity Exchange}

    My cousin Frank and my neighbor (crafty Jane) were married this last weekend and it was such a wonderful celebration!  I have shared projects in the past on the blog from cousin Frank and crafty Jane and it’s … Continue reading

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Dry Brushing Paint Technique for Quick Instant Transformations {Paint It Monday}

Tutorial for how to instantly update furniture, dated mirrors and old frames by dry brushing {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend!! Welcome to another Paint It Monday. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve received a lot of emails asking me to elaborate on how I “dry brush”.  Dry brushing came up … Continue reading

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Flawless Matte Satin Finish/ Furniture Painting Basics (Paint It Monday)

Furniture painting basics for painting a flawless matte finish {The Creativity Exchange}

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend and welcome to another Paint It Monday! This post has been a long time coming.  I really haven’t had a great furniture piece to use as an example for this post/finish … Continue reading

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Painted Wide Wall Stripe Inspiration {Paint It Monday}

Painted Stripe Wall Ideas {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys have had a fantastic weekend! This week for Paint It Monday, I wanted to highlight a painting trend that has really become popular lately that I just love and it’s horizontally painted wide stripes on … Continue reading

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Spray Paint Crush {Paint It Monday}

Round up of some of the best DIY spray paint projects found online {The Creativity Exchange}

  I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend and welcome to another Paint It Monday! I think most of you have figured out by now that I get a weak in the knees when it comes to spray paint … Continue reading

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DIY Double-Sided Glass Frames for Framing Shells or Dyed Sea Fans

DIY Double-Sided Glass Frames for Shell Collections {The Creativity Exchange}

  I am really excited about this project that I’m sharing today that I recently did for my office/craft room revamp.  Several years ago, I feel in love with a collection of double-sided glass frames that were filled with shells … Continue reading

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What is Milk Paint and How to Use it on Furniture (Paint It Monday)..

How to use milk paint to create beautiful finishes for furniture revamps {The Creativity Exchange}

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend! Last week, I mentioned that I had the amazing opportunity while attending the Haven Conference in Atlanta to take an advanced painting class with two of the best decorative furniture painters … Continue reading

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My Favorite DIY/Craft Paints {Paint It Monday}…

Collection of what paints work best for DIY and crafts {The Creativity Exchange}

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! This week for Paint It Monday, I thought I would repost and update my list of favorite DIY and craft paints. Some of you may remember that I shared my list last … Continue reading

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Automotive Spray Paints for Fixtures & Furniture {Paint It Monday}..

Using automotive spray paints for transforming fixtures & furniture {Paint It Monday} The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys had a great weekend! I have decided to change up “Color Palette Monday” and now call it “Paint It Monday”.  I will continue to share paint color palettes every now and then  but I also wanted … Continue reading

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