Category Archives: Outdoor Projects

Creative Pergola Designs and DIY Options

Modern Painted Pergola

If you’re thinking long term or maybe even in the short term about creative outdoor design ideas, pergolas have really come a long way. Not only do they provide shade and definition for outdoor spaces, they can fit into different … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use for Outdoor Furniture, Accessories and Pots

Porch refresh and tips for decorating.

Last week, I shared our front porch refresh project and I promised I would come back and share my tips for how to paint outdoor furniture, accessories and garden pots that will last for several years. Living in the extreme … Continue reading

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Front Porch Refresh and Fluff

Front porch refresh with sources and tips. The Creativity Exchange

    Well here it is, mid July and I’m just now doing my porch refresh for summer and fall. Usually, come April, the porch is the first thing I do. Unfortunately, starting about April, we had nonstop rain, floods … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use on Decks and Exterior Wood Features

Best paints to use on wood decks and outdoor wood features that will last.

Spring is here and summer right around the corner and over the years, I have been wanting to do a post about the best paint to use on decks and exterior wood features like fences, bars, stairs, etc. that last. … Continue reading

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Creative Outdoor Landscaping, Decor and Entertaining Ideas

Creative ideas for outdoor landscaping, decorating and entertaining. The Creativity Exchange

  Over the years, I have been collecting inspiration and ideas for some really creative (and smart) backyard ideas.  From creative outdoor landscaping ideas, outdoor decorating to entertaining, all of these ideas (I hope) will help and inspire us as … Continue reading

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Painting Outdoor Furniture and Accessories

Tips for painting outdoor furniture, garden pots and accessories. The Creativity Exchange

  Spring has sprung (for most of us) and I know a lot of you are starting to think about fluffing your outdoor areas. Last week, I shared my front porch revamp project and I promised I would be back … Continue reading

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Hello Spring! Front Porch Revamp

Front porch revamp from The Creativity Exchange

          Happy Friday friends! The weekend is finally here! Each year, I have so much fun fluffing my front porch during the spring.  I look forward to it all year long because it’s a small space … Continue reading

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DIY Garage Pegboard Storage for Outdoor Toys

DIY Garage Pegboard Outdoor Toy Storage Wall {The Creativity Exchange} #3MPartner #ad

        We finally finished our garage pegboard storage wall back in January, some of you may remember that I shared my garage pegboard storage wall for storing my tools and DIY supplies:     That wall has … Continue reading

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My Front Porch Transformed with Spray Paint…

Front porch revamp {The Creativity Exchange}

    Happy April friends!! It finally warmed up enough in East Texas that I finally tackled my front porch and prettified it.  I did several inexpensive DIY projects that I wanted to share with you that are really easy … Continue reading

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Outdoor Buffet Table Using a Side Table

Outdoor Side Table Turned Buffet {The Creativity Exchange}

  A couple of months ago, I shared a project where I took a World Market potting bench and turned it into an outdoor bar.  Today I wanted to share how we created an easy outdoor buffet table using a … Continue reading

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