Category Archives: Paint Techniques

2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Paint Colors {Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore}

2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Sherwin Williams Paint Colors.  The Creativity Exchange

  Beach Style Dining Room by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Beth Webb Interiors Alabaster Sherwin Williams   Beach Style Living Room by Wilmington Interior Designers & Decorators Amy Tyndall Design Sea Salt Sherwin Williams     Traditional Kitchen by … Continue reading

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Tips for Painting Furniture with Enamel {Chest Revamp}

Tips for what type of furniture pieces to paint with enamel and tips for getting a beautiful finish.  The Creativity Exchange

Hi friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! A few weeks ago, I finished painting a chest/dresser piece for my friend An.  I wanted to share this project and tutorial with you guys because there are times and … Continue reading

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Craigslist Trash to Treasure Dresser Revamp {Claire Brody Designs}

Craigslist trash to treasure mid century dresser revamp.

Hi guys!! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back again to share another fun project. I realize as I’m typing this that I have shared quite a few dresser makeovers (okay, maybe just one) but it sure seems that I … 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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Spray Painted Toy Magnets {Part 2 DIY Magnetic Board}

Tutorial for how to spray paint old toys and plastic animals and turn into magnets for kids magnetic boards.

      I’m back today with Part 2 of the DIY magnetic board project that I shared on Monday here.  For those of you who missed it, I shared the tutorial on Monday for the magnetic board that I made … Continue reading

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My Favorite DIY Paint Techniques and Tutorials for Revamps

Top ten paint techniques and tutorials on The Creativity Exchange

  Happy Friday friends! Yay!! The weekend is finally here! For those of you who happened to miss Monday’s post, I shared my top 10 all-time most popular DIY projects here to celebrate The Creativity Exchange’s  5 year blogiversary.  I … Continue reading

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Easy Faux Gold Leaf Paint Trick

Tutorial for how to do an easy faux gold leaf paint technique that looks like the real thing.  The Creativity Exchange

  I have been in the process of re-styling my living room bookshelves. I really just wanted to update them and add some touches of teal and gold leaf. I don’t have a lot to share yet because I have … Continue reading

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DIY Oversized Trays Using Plywood Boards

Tutorial for making oversized trays with plywood boards.  You can paint or cover in wallpaper and add cabinet hardware.  The Creativity Exchange

  I had a palm to the forehead moment last week when I was looking at all of the scrap wood left over from my projects in the garage.  For some reason, the way the wood and boards of various … Continue reading

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Quick Coffee Table Paint Revamp- Paint It Monday

Coffee table revamp using Velvet Finishes Paint.  The Creativity Exchange

Hi guys!! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and welcome to another Paint It Monday! A few weeks ago, I decided to do a super quick paint revamp of our coffee table.  Our coffee table was actually my … Continue reading

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Faux Plaster Paint Treatments: Why and How To (Paint It Monday)

Faux plaster paint technique.  How to do it.  The Creativity Exchange

    I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend and welcome to another Paint It Monday! Last week, I shared the reveal pictures of my entry way revamp project:   In that post, I mentioned that I did a … Continue reading

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