Category Archives: DIY

DIY Garage Pegboard Storage Wall (Pegboard Possibilities)..

DIY Garage Pegboard Storage Wall Using Only 5.5 inches of Depth. Great for storing paint, tools and supplies. {The Creativity Exchange}

      I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about my garage pegboard storage wall that I just finished this week. This is another one of those projects that has been a very long time … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrap Up, Tour Links and a Linky Party…

Christmas DIY projects, printables and recipes from The Creativity Exchange

Today’s post is really a mixed bag of all the Christmas stuff that has been going on here at The Creativity Exchange and the 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes.  It’s been a crazy six weeks for me and … Continue reading

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DIY Tall Ornament Topiary…

DIY Ornament topiaries {The Creativity Exchange}

      I am really excited about today’s project for several reasons. For one, I am thrilled to be partnering with RYOBI Power Tools in 2014 and this is the first of several fun projects that I’ll be sharing … Continue reading

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Tricks for Printing Beautiful Frame-Worthy Photos at Home…

tricks for printing beautiful frame-worthy photos at home (The Creativity Exchange)

  Hi friends and welcome to my newly redecorated blog!  I am so excited to get installed this morning after months of designing it with the awesome Lindsay Bolton from Chena Design.  A big thank you to my webmaster Tony … Continue reading

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Narrow Hallway Built-In Wall Mudroom (DIY)..

Tutorial for making a built in mudroom for a narrow hallway (The Creativity Exchange)

      I’m back today as promised on Wednesday’s post, to go into the details/tutorial of our built-in narrow hallway mudroom.  For those of you who missed it on Wednesday, I shared the pictures of our stairwell/mudroom revamp project. … Continue reading

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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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