Category Archives: Do It Yourself Projects

Office and Craft Room Update

office and craft room multi-purpose space done on a very tight budget.

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Today, I wanted to re-share my office/craft/family room project because after I shared it a year and a half ago, I immediately agreed to have the space shared in Better Homes and Gardens … Continue reading

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Quick & Chic DIY Fabric Covered Bulletin Board {Claire Brody Designs}

Quick and chic DIY bulletin board.  Claire Cumbie for The Creativity Exchange

I’m so excited about today’s post because I am introducing a fabulous new monthly contributor to The Creativity Exchange.  Claire from Claire Brody Designs and I are old family friends, from the same town in East Texas and I have … Continue reading

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DIY Built-In Bar Plans and Measurements {Part 2}

DIY Narrow Built-In Bar with Plans. The Creativity Exchange

Happy Friday friends! On Wednesday, I shared a built-in bar that we made for our dining room and today {Part 2}, I’m sharing the detailed plans and exactly how we made the piece.  Once you see how we did it, … Continue reading

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DIY Narrow Built-In Bar

DIY Narrow Built-In Bar with plans.   The Creativity Exchange

  Happy New Year friends! I hope you guys had a wonderful holiday! I’m back from my long break and ready to jump into 2015 and share with you a fun project that we did over the holidays. To keep … Continue reading

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Easy Fall Door Swag Using Dried Naturals

Tutorial for making an easy swag wreath using naturals. The Creativity Exchange

I haven’t done a whole lot of fall fluffing around the house yet because it’s still around 85-90 degrees here in East Texas (ugh!).  However, I did manage to fall fluff my front porch (say that 10 times fast).  I … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Decorate, Do It Yourself Projects, Fall Inspiration, outdoor deocrating, Seasonal Ideas, Wreaths | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Travel the World Calendar Gallery Wall

Tips for framing prints from beautiful wall calendars. The Creativity Exchange

  When I was in NYC a couple weeks ago, I came across an amazing book store in Grand Central Station that had a huge collection of beautiful 2015 wall calendars.  I spent more than two hours looking through all … 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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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

Posted in Children's Decor, Decorate, DIY, Do It Yourself Projects, RYOBI Power Tools, Trash to Treasure, Upholstering | 14 Comments

Gray Stain-Wash for Revamping Old Baskets {Paint It Monday}

Recipe for transforming old ugly basket with a gray paint/stain wash. {The Creativity Exchange}

I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend!  Welcome to another Paint It Monday. Over the last few months, I have been trying to come up with a way that I could revamp my old dated baskets without them looking … 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

Posted in DIY, Do It Yourself Projects, Mudroom, Organizational Ideas, Remodels, Revamp Projects, Tutorials | 22 Comments