Chicken Tarragon Pasta Salad {Central Market Knock Off}

Chicken tarragon cold pasta salad.  Knock off Central Market.  From The Creativity Exchange

One of my favorite chicken salads on the planet is from Central Market/Whole Foods grocery store. Every time I go to Houston (it’s a two hour drive for me), I always stop by Central Market to pick up their chicken … Continue reading

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Quick Tricks: Using Candy and Cookie Jars for Organizing

Creative ways to use candy and cookie jars for out in the open organizing.  Jar sources on The Creativity Exchange

  One of my favorite things for organizing our home is candy/cookie jars.  There are so many different types of candy jars out there- different shapes and styles but they universally work so well because they are clear and you … Continue reading

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Favorite Wallpaper Trends {Wallpaper Crush}

Round up of gorgeous wallpapers and sources. Wallpaper crush from The Creativity Exchange

Every year, I love to do a round-up of wallpapers and take a closer look at the trends and what’s new.  There are so many beautiful papers out right now and creative possibilities and that I can’t wait to share … 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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15 of the Most Versatile and Dependable Paint Colors {All Star List}

15 of the most versatile and dependable paint colors. All star colors that always work well in different lighting situations.  The Creativity Exchange

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Over the last five years that I have been sharing color palettes and talking about paint colors on my blog, the number one question I always receive is; are there any fool- proof … Continue reading

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DIY Monogram Lotion Pump and an Amazing Lotion Recipe {Mother’s Day Gift Idea}

Monogrammed rhinestone lotion dispenser and amazing lotion recipe.  Great gift idea.   The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mother’s Day is next Sunday and I have a really fun (and easy) Mother’s Day gift idea that I wanted to share with you for making rhinestone monogrammed lotion pumps  I … Continue reading

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How to Make a Lamp with a Statue or Decorative Pieces {Claire Brody Designs}

How to make a lamp using a statue or hollow resin decor pieces.  The Creativity Exchange

Hey guys! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs back this month to share a fun DIY project. I use the term “fun” sparingly when it comes to DIY because I’m usually too impatient to actually enjoy them, but this one … Continue reading

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Shades of Teal and Warm Gray {Moody Monday #2}

Shades of teal layered with warm gray.  Moody Monday from The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend!  Welcome to another Moody Monday! If you missed it a couple weeks ago, I have started a new feature called Moody Monday, where I share a mood board of a color … 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 landscaping ideas, outdoor decorating to entertaining, all of these ideas (I hope) will help and inspire us as we get … Continue reading

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