Creative Retreat

A nap time retreat is just what I NEED! Usually I spend the whole time feeling guilty because I have so many things to do. This post really encouraged me to use that time to get re-energized and to rest. LOVE.

Take a Nap Time Retreat

Have you ever taken a nap time retreat? They’re pretty much the best thing ever. And you absolutely, positively deserve one. It feels like it was just yesterday when my…

I want to feature you! Do you have a Creative Retreat book? Send me a picture of your book and I'll share it on my Instagram. It's so fun to see these books being used all over the world! You'll get to inspire so many women. :)

My Creative Retreat – Share Your Pictures!

A year ago, I was sketching out and dreaming up ideas for the updated Creative Retreat paperback book. Going through the process of creating and then sending that book out…

Learn how to create your own art-journaling retreat!

How To Create Your Own Art-journaling Retreat

I love my art journal and would LOVE to someday go on an art-journaling retreat. In the meantime, today I’m going to share with you how you can DIY your…

What in the world is hygge, and why is it so important? I LOVE this term so much and think you will too after you learn more about it!

What is Hygge? (And Why You Need it NOW.)

It seems everywhere I’ve turned in the last few weeks, I’ve run across articles about the Danish term, hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh”.) But what is hygge, and why do we need it…

Have a friend who needs a mini-retreat? Here's how you can put together a mini creative retreat for her that she'll love. Makes the perfect best friend gift! :)

How to Give a Mini-Retreat to a Friend

Learn how to give a mini-retreat to a friend (basically the best gift ever!) One of my favorite gifts to give is a mini-retreat in a box. You can mail…

I love these miniature bunting ideas. Great for gifts, parties, and all kinds of little celebrations. :)

It’s Miniature Bunting Time

I’m so glad you stopped by Little Girl Designs today because I have a treat for you. I’ve been working on a fun holiday gift package that you’ll receive for…

Such a great way to get remind myself of what really matters in life. I'm going to try this for Thanksgiving this year.

Things That Make Me Happy {An Exercise in Thanksgiving}

Have you ever written a “Things That Make Me Happy” list? It’s a great exercise to develop a more thankful heart! As I’m writing this, Thanksgiving is just a few…

Ever wonder how a bundle of printables is made? This is a behind the scenes look at the process of making gift tags, wrapping paper, bunting, and a coloring sheet! This gift wrap bundle is perfect for Christmas, birthdays, and any time you want to send a sweet gift.

The Making of The Creative Retreat Gift Wrap Bundle

I don’t know about you but I love to learn about the behind-the-scenes workings of a business. So today, I’m going to take you on a tour of sorts so…

Here's a list of great ideas on how to be a tourist in your own town. Don't wait until someone comes for a visit; you can have a mini-vacation whenever you like!

How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

So . . . this post on how to be a tourist in your own town has literally been sitting in outline form in my drafts folder for over a…

Gather your materials to make this DIY inspiration board. I love having one of these in my craft room and office as well as in my art journals.

How to Make an Inspiration Board

This week we will be making an inspiration board for The Creative Play Challenge. You can do this by decorating a cork board or you can also make a miniature…

The Creative Retreat BOOK is here! This 116-page full-color book has been completely updated and is now available. You'll learn how to DIY your own personal retreats, make time for creativity, and keep your creative spirit going all year-round. Learn more at

The Creative Retreat Book (Plus a Video Tour)

You’re creative. You know that, right? It doesn’t matter if you’re not a knitter or a painter. At the core of who you are, creativity flows. You might lead meetings…

I knew when I updated The Creative Retreat workbook (and made it into a paperback!) I would want to include interviews from other creative women. And today's the day to introduce you to them! They are so amazing! :) :)

Meet the Creatives of The Creative Retreat Book

So . . . last year I had this idea to update The Creative Retreat workbook and make it into a paperback. And yes, I published the original eBook last…

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