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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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12 Creative Projects and Uses for Hand Dyed and Marbleized Papers

12 Creative Ways to use Hand Dyed and Marble Paper and Where to Order Them.   The Creativity Exchange

    I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend!! So last week, I shared a post about using gorgeous hand dyed and marbleized papers for framable art.  Just to give you a little background, I recently stumbled across these … Continue reading

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Frame-Worthy Hand Dyed and Marbleized Papers and Where to Get Them

Hand dyed and marbleized inexpenisve papers that are perfect for framing.  The Creativity Exchange

    Hi friends! I’m sorry that I have been missing from the blog the last couple of weeks.  Our summer has been so busy with my daughter’s traveling tournament softball team and I haven’t had a chance to stay … Continue reading

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Craigslist Trash to Treasure Dresser Revamp

Craigslist trash to treasure mid century dresser revamp.

Hi guys!! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back again to share another fun project.I realize as I’m typing this that I have shared quite a few Craigslist dresser revamps (okay, maybe just one) but it sure seems that I … Continue reading

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How to Make a Lamp with a Statue or Decorative Pieces {Claire Brody Designs}

How to make a lamp using a statue or hollow resin decor pieces.  The Creativity Exchange

Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back this month to share a fun DIY project. I use the term “fun” sparingly when it comes to DIY because I’m usually too impatient to actually enjoy them, but this one … 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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