Have you ever wanted to make a thoughtful and creative birthday gift for a friend that shows how much you appreciate their starry personality? This quick and easy DIY craft project will show you how to make a custom astrology/personality poster using the Secret Language of Birthdays free website. This DIY is perfect for those who want to give a meaningful, handmade gift for their witchy friends.Read More
Getting involved in the punk and DIY scene in my community helped me overcome perfectionism and actually start and finish creative projects. Perfection kills creativity. Don’t let it have that power! How can you win the battle against perfectionism this week? What will you create that isn’t perfect, but it’s something the world needs to see? The world needs your unique voice!Read More
You actually can wear all those crazy band T-shirts as part of a professional wardrobe!? I figured it out and made two cute, fun outfits. I also learned a lot about my own personal style and what that means for my creative identity. What you wear informs how you think about yourself, and creating different looks that inspire you is all part of the creative process. What creative outfits can you create this week?Read More
Alternate Title: "Doing What You Can With What You’ve Got"
This year, I decided to make creativity a priority in my life. Keeping with this thread, I knew I would eventually need to designate a space in my home to create. I turned my spare room into a creative studio with a super small budget. Take a look at my process and let your imagination run wild with what you could do with your space! You don't need a whole room, either. You could just as easily set up a writing desk in a corner of your living room or buy an organization station for your art supplies.Read More
I like this project because the cards you create can be as simple or as intricate as you want, and in the end you have these fun little objects that you can share with friends and other artists! Read this blog to learn how to make your own, using supplies you already have.Read More
Zines are mini magazines that you can create about any topic. Zines have helped me get out of a creative rut and back into writing and designing. For this reason, I think they are a great way to flex your creative muscle, especially if you feel like that particular muscle is out of shape. Not convinced you should start making zines? Keep reading for my four main reasons to start making zines!Read More
I think I’m addicted to change.
This is not a good thing, like you might think. Everyone says, “Change is the only constant, so we might as well get used to it.” But what if I am addicted to the wrong kind of change? What if I’m addicted to the small, seemingly insignificant changes that are actually a distraction from my life’s purpose?Read More
I started decluttering my mind and then my possessions so that I could focus on my creative habits and routines. By getting rid of unnecessary thoughts and objects, I was able to focus on the things that are truly important to me. Does minimalism help you to feel more creative?Read More
The creative journey takes time. For me, it's taken the better part of three years. Three years ago I graduated with my bachelor's degree and got a "big-girl" job. However, I still felt like something was missing, which is why I spent a lot of time soul-searching to figure out how I could bring out the creative spirit from my childhood.Read More