I think the holiday season is my favorite DIY season, next to festival season. Everyone really steps up their game and there are pins, blog posts, and videos galore dedicated to do it yourself cards, gifts and home decor. I really enjoy making cards and gifts for people because it’s a little extra way to say, ‘I love you.’ I rounded up a few of my favorite ideas this year. If you’re on my list you may seem one of them in your mailbox soon! Continue reading “joy to the world // 5 CHRISTMAS CARD DIYS”
For the last five years living in New York City I’ve looked forward to Thursday because it meant creative team night at my church. This was a night that everyone who served on creative teams (everything from musicians and vocalists to writers and graphic designers) got together to worship, hear from a creative leader in our church and learn more about our teams. There is something electric about being in a room full of people volunteering their time to be creative-it’s like the ideas are popping like fresh kernels on the stove.
But all too often I’ve found myself experiencing creator’s block where all of a sudden I have no great ideas, don’t know what I want to make, or can’t get started. Although I no longer live in NYC, it is Thursday so I thought it may be appropriate to share some ideas on how to overcome creator’s block and how I get the ideas flowing again! Continue reading “DIY // 5 ways to overcome creator’s block”
In the interest in not being too redundant or boring my sweet, sweet audience to death some of the less ~exciting weeks will be combined. That also means that the video for those weeks will be different as well! This week, the video will be a bit of a behind the scenes of my design process. But before we get to that, a quick recap on week 7 and week 8 here in sunny LA. Continue reading “LA week 7 & 8 // design process”