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Best Paint for Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Best paint to use for painting glass and ceramics.

  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions asking what is the best paint for glass, ceramics and metal.  It’s a popular question because there are so many paints out there that just don’t really work, stick or … 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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Color Spotlight: Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray

Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray. Color Spotlight

Traditional Kitchen by Hinsdale Design-Build Firms Normandy Remodeling   Contemporary Kids by Lafayette Interior Designers & Decorators Holly Bender Interiors   Transitional Hall by Toronto Interior Designers & Decorators Nest Design Studio   I hope you guys had a fantastic … Continue reading

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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

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

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 good reasons why painting furniture with enamel (oil based) paint … Continue reading

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Craigslist Trash to Treasure Dresser Revamp

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 Craigslist dresser revamps (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

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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