Category Archives: Tutorials

Easy Eucalyptus Door Wreath

DIY Eucalyptus front door wreath. The Creativity Exchange

I’m a little late doing my summer wreath this year but finally got around to it last week and made this easy eucalyptus door wreath.  This is the easiest wreath I think I have ever made (less than 30 minutes) … Continue reading

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Chalk Paint Finish Now in a Spray Paint {Game Changer}

Krylon Chalk Paint Finish Spray Paint. Tips for how to use it and colors. Gorgeous Chalk finish.

  It was a matter of time before someone came out with a chalky paint finish in a spray paint. Honestly, I really never thought it could be done and actually look even halfway decent. Traditionally, that beautiful chalk paint finish … Continue reading

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Tutorial for Organizing the Garage with a Pegboard Storage Wall..

Tutorial for DIY Narrow Pegboard Storage Wall {The Creativity Exchange}

  On Wednesday, I shared our garage pegboard storage wall project and I promised I would be back today to share more details on how the storage wall was built.  If I knew more about creating plans online for download, … Continue reading

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Narrow Hallway Built-In DIY Mudroom

Tutorial for making a built in mudroom for a narrow hallway (The Creativity Exchange)

      I’m back today as promised on Wednesday’s post, to go into the details/tutorial of our DIY mudroom that turned out to be a life saver for us.  For those of you who missed it on Wednesday, I … Continue reading

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How to Gold Leaf on Paper {DIY Wall Art}..

DIY- How to Gold Leaf on Paper- Craft- Decorate- Instructions-Inexpensive wall art- DIY wall art

          I’m nearly finished with my master bedroom revamp.  I am so excited to get all the final projects done and see the whole room completely finished.  I need this weekend to pull everything together and … 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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Easy Decoupaging with Fabric {Halloween Treat Bucket}…

Craft- How to Decoupage- With Fabric- Instructions

I finally got around to doing just a little fall decorating and my daughter and I have done a few fall crafts so far.  The extent of my fall-lala so far is our entry way table:   My girl 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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DIY Dog Silhouette Art

DIY dog silhouette art

    My daughter Bella is out of school for the summer and we kicked off summer vacation with a fun DIY dog silhouette art project today. This is one of those projects that I have been wanting to do … Continue reading

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