Category Archives: Frames

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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Using Small Frames for Displaying Favorite Shells (DIY Gift Idea)…

Display special shells in open frames

  I hope you all have had a great week so far! I’m still recouperating from all of the sugar shock from celebrating my daughter’s 9th Birthday over the weekend. I cannot tell you how much sugar we ate from … Continue reading

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Transform Old Frames/Furniture with Spray Paint and Gold Leaf {DIY}…

Tutorial for transforming old frames & furniture with spray paint & gold leaf {The Creativity Exchange}

  A few weeks ago, I was in the Neiman Marcus in Las Vegas and fell in love with some gorgeous frames that {of course} were crazy expensive.  The teeny tiny frames started at $90.00! Yikes!! What was so incredible … Continue reading

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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide…

Handmade gift projects-ideas-holidays-christmas-how-instructions

Happy Friday and welcome to the official start of the Christmas countdown! I thought today would be the perfect time to share a handmade gift project guide of some of my favorite gift project tutorials that I have shared here … Continue reading

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Create an Instant Framed Chalkboard with Black Card Stock…

Instant Chalkboard- Craft-DIY

      Often times we make things harder than what they really are.  Sometimes the simplest solutions are right under our noses.  For a year now, I have been painting glass in frames for chalkboards, writing sweet quotes and … Continue reading

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DIY Faux Plaster Paint Finish for Trash to Treasure Projects…

How to Make Faux Plaster- Trash to Treasure- The Creativity Exchange

    For more than a year now, I have been transforming my trash to treasure projects and furniture pieces with a beautiful faux plaster paint finish technique.  I stumbled on this process by mixing a certain ratio of flat … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with Making Chalkboards Continues {Tutorial}…

Make a Chalkboard- How to make chalkboard- how to paint glass

        Last year, I shared an easy tutorial about how to paint the existing glass in frames and turn them into beautiful chalkboards.  I mainly focused on smaller frames like those for the counter and small wall … Continue reading

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How to Revamp Old Frames {Trash to Treasure}

Revamp- Revamp Old Frames- Revamp Frame- Trash to Treasure

I can honestly say that I have never thrown out an old frame at any point in my life.  I have a frame obsession/addiction/frame love that has gone back as far as I can remember.  I’m not sure what it … Continue reading

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