Moodboards

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These past couple of weeks I have been creating a visual moodboard each week to participate in Decor8's moodboard instagram challenge.   It's actually been a very relaxing and fun process to go through my collection of magazines. Not only am I finally using my magazines and destashing in a sense (still cleaning out my studio space), it's ...

How To Get Back On Track When You Are Losing Steam

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Losing Steam Some days you wake up on the wrong side of the bed and feel like blah. Perhaps you are physically tired, anxious, uncertain, generally out of sorts... all of the above? It can be a struggle to get out of bed and start your day. You feel like you have so much to do, but ...

My Top Video Inspiration Round-Up

Want a blast of creative inspiration and motivation? When I need a kick in the butt, I turn to my top video playlist to jolt myself back into action. These are must-see videos for all creatives!

An Inspiration Round-Up

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Are you feeling a bit creatively drained or empty? Remember that we all need to fill the well with inspiration. Input can help spark up the fire inside of you, so here's a round-up of my favorite inspiration posts on the blog. I hope they motivate you to create, create, create! Inspirational Note to My Artist Self Finding Inspiration and ...

Pockets of Happiness

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I've seen little pockets of confetti, glitter and bits of embellishments used on scrapbooking pages and totally love the look. I had to try it for myself when the opportunity came along. A friend of mine sent me some polymer clay logs that you are supposed to slice and use on your nails. They come ...

Work-Life Integration

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The talk of work-like balance comes up a lot in the corporate world and I was constantly trying to figure out what exactly that meant when I was working for the Mouse in cubicle land. When does work trump life or life trump work? Maybe I had to tally up the tradeoffs and make sure ...

Inspiration From Flickr

A quick search on Flickr.com will give you loads of inspiration on cardmaking, stationery and various greeting ideas.  The wonderful aspect is that everything is from real people out there, just sharing to the public and it is always going to be updated with new ideas as Flickr is added to 24/7 by users.  I ...