Valentine’s Day. Think of it as a breather in the midst of winter, a time to say hello to friends, an excuse to send silly love messages, or the chance to spark a little romance. No one knows for sure how Valentine’s Day started – there are at least three legends...
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The Magic of Decoupage
Here are six reasons why painting with paper can help you in these difficult days.
Making Vision Boards, a New Year’s Tradition
Vision boards, also known as dream boards, are collaged images, words, and colors that can help people visualize the goals, hopes and dreams for their future. Vision boards can help you clarify your goals and keep them in your mind as you work towards them. Sometimes making them can help you realize you want to accomplish something you didn’t even know about yourself!
Five Easy Ways to Build Family Creativity
Daily routines often keep families too busy to make time for creative pursuits, but one easy way to spark creativity is simply to look at ordinary things in a different way. The following activities are great for awakening the senses and inspiring opportunities for sharing creative activities as a family.
Relaxing With Tiny X’s – Staying Calm One Stitch at a Time
It’s tempting to think that running an art studio means spending all your time making things. But much of my time is spent planning, buying, organizing, and marketing art activities for others. Still, I do get to try everything!
5 Myths People Believe About Creativity
Myth #1: I’m not creative. If you’re human, you’re creative. You’ve been growing and learning since the day you were born. You know how to entertain new ideas, travel to places you’ve never visited before, solve problems, and say what you think. Those are basic...