Category Archives: Do It Yourself Projects

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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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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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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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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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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