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Artist Spotlight: Julia Contacessi

Artist Spotlight. Painter Julia Contacessi

It’s time for this month’s Artist Spotlight for July and we’re thrilled to be featuring the super talented painter Julia Contacessi.   “Aurora” by Julia Contacessi   Julia’s painting is featured on our free printable 2016 artist collaboration calendar for the month of … Continue reading

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My Five Favorite DIY Projects

Craft room revamp project. The Creativity Exchange

I’m so excited to be guest hosting the My Favorite Things blog series today, which is a fun monthly series hosted by several of my favorite blogging friends; Kris from Driven by Decor, Jennifer of Dimples and Tangles, Lisa from … Continue reading

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2016 Free Printable Calendar: Artist Collaboration Project

2016 Free Printable Calendar Created by 12 Different Artists.

  I am so excited about today’s post because it’s a very special project and collaboration that I have been working on with some seriously amazing artists. Over the last few months, 11 other artists and myself, have teamed up to share … Continue reading

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25 Yummy Homemade Christmas Gifts to Make (or Buy)

20 Creative and Yummy Homemade Christmas Food Gifts to Give. Creative Ways to Wrap Them. The Creativity Exchange.

  Over the six years that I have been blogging, I have shared a lot of homemade Christmas gifts to make (food). These are creative sweet treats to give to neighbors, teachers and friends and several of them only take … Continue reading

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Favorite Holiday Cocktail: Hot Chocolate Peppermint Patty

Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa Cocktail. The Creativity Exchange

        Hot Chocolate Peppermint Patty Recipe brought to you by International Delight I’m so excited about today’s post because I am sharing one of my favorite holiday cocktails- a yummy spiked Peppermint Patty hot chocolate cocktail recipe.  This recipe … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Favorite Things Now on Amazon: Holiday Gift Guide

Highlights from Oprah's Favorite Things 2015. Great gift ideas!

Amazon Affiliate Links Used in This Post   Some of you guys may be too young to remember when Oprah had her own show and did her annual “Favorite Things” show.  I just read that she’s been doing her favorite … Continue reading

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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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Exciting News, Getting Cozy for Winter and Sugar Paper

Three Cozy Winter Color Schemes.

How’s that for a blog post title?!  It’s a 3-for-1 day here on the blog!  Ha!  Really, it’s more like I had three mini-posts that I have been wanting to share with guys so, I thought I would just do … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Oversized Mirrors and DIY Framework

Built in buffet with oversized mirror

                                                             via Design et al             … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti Recipe.

  Almost 20 years ago this coming May, I moved from Minneapolis to East Texas.  One of the best things about moving to Texas was the amazing food and the much warmer weather.  After growing up in what seemed like the … Continue reading

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