Inspiring YOUR Creative Side

Hello February 2

First off, Happy February.

Ok, I’m a day late, but I’ve been snowed in with nothing but a warm fire, a hot cup of coffee and my knitting/micron pens/colored pencils and a sewing machine. I’m sure you understand.

So, here’s what I’m thinking. Inspiring A Creative Life is the theme to this blog. Why not, for the month of February, have a daily or every other day challenge. However you want to work it. I know, this will be for my own good as well as yours. It will keep us from being challenged with “what do I do now”. Yes, I have work stuff I could do, but this will be more fun, as well as, continue to feed OUR creative side.

I will provide a list below for the month of February. Yes, today counts.  You can choose to check off all 20 or pick the ones that speak to you. You probably noticed I didn’t do one for each day of the month.

That’s unrealistic. We all have busy lives, yet if you’re following along here on the blog, it’s because Creativity IS in your vocabulary.

Either way, you will be inspiring YOUR creative side. I’d love to see pics–which can be posted on Instagram by using #inspiringyourcreativeside OR here if you’re not an insta kind of girl or guy. Your comments below will be fun to read as well.

I want to be inspired by YOU!

cute-life-quotes
THIS is what inspire me to be me. What inspires You?

Keep in mind, we all interpret differently, so this may be your own idea of what each is. Your style is what’s important here.  This can be photography, drawing, knitting, crochet. It can be sewing or a coloring page. Maybe you doodle or create beautiful hand lettering. Whatever your interpretation is, is what makes it YOURs.

Here Goes…Let’s have funcreativity

 

February-Inspiring YOUR Creative Side

1: Flower

2: Texture

3: Playtime

4: Family

5: Home

6: Simplistic

7: Circle

8: Line

9: Happy

10: Morning

11: Hobby

12: You

13: Joy

14: Nature

15: Color

16: Mealtime

17: Inspire

18: Knit

19: Round

20: Heart

So, go be inspired, friends! Let’s share, chat, and be AWESOME this month. Show me what you can do.

CoLoR OuTsIdE ThE LiNeS and Find YOUR happy!

~Deb

Magazine Review: DIY Holiday 2014

Who doesn’t love a magazine, a craft DIY magazine at that!

Me too!

I love to sit in Barnes and Noble and browse through the 100’s of craft magazines, only to find half of them go home with me. I’m sure you will truly enjoy the this Holiday Issue.

Without giving too much away, it’s seriously packed, page after page, with projects. A sewn bib, rattle and burp baby set, Holiday Bauble Coaster Set, a cute crochet light bulb garland.

Oh, I can’t forget to mention the Knitted Garter Mug Cozies, or the Go-Retro Wool Quilt perfect for your wall.

Oh my gosh, the Fast and Fun Innovative Trivets, yes, quilted.

See? Have I convinced you yet?

Magazine: DIY Holiday 2014
Publisher: Interweave
Pages: 100 pages
Retail: $9.99

This issue is filled with hand-crafted projects for the Holidays. It caters to every type of crafter; quilting, sewing, beading, knitting, crochet, weaving, and mixed media.

DIY
pictures borrowed from Interweave site

And the best part, they provided me with a giveaway copy. Just leave a comment below and I’ll pick one lucky winner. This Wednesday, November 26, 2014. It gives you today and tomorrow.

Again, here’s the link to this wonderfully, Chock-Full of fun projects, you-won’t-be-able-to-stop-yourself magazine.

So, I bid you much love knitters, and encourage you to take a peek at this magazine. You won’t be sorry. I’m anxious to hear your thoughts.

Knit On!

Deb