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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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All-Time Top 10 DIY’s + 5 Year Blogaversary + The Future

Tricks for choosing paint colors by eliminating undertones and eliminating shades that you know you don't want {The Creativity Exchange}

“Here we are“…, Those were the very first words I typed and the title of my first blog post when I launched my blog exactly 5 years ago today.  As I go back and re-read my first post, it just … Continue reading

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Office and Craft Room Update

office and craft room multi-purpose space done on a very tight budget.

I hope you guys had a fantastic weekend! Today, I wanted to re-share my office/craft/family room project because after I shared it a year and a half ago, I immediately agreed to have the space shared in Better Homes and Gardens … 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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Turn Yard and Plant Clippings Into an Easy Summer Arrangement

Mix different sizes of vases for yard clippings for a pretty summer arrangement.  The Creativity Exchange

  Summer is the best time of year to really take advantage of all of the great stuff growing around your yard.  You may not think you have the right stuff growing to pull together a summer arrangement but really … Continue reading

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Fall Berry Wreath with DIY Scrap Fabric Bow…

Fall Berry Wreath with DIY Scrap Fabric Bow {The Creativity Exchange}

  Happy Friday and happy fall! Well, it’s not really fall here in East Texas, more like the hot and humid summer that will never end (It hit a 100 degrees a couple days ago)! Before I jump into my … 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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