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Join our free Journalista Challenge! This eCourse will help you get into your groove with journaling. We'll explore five different ways to journal, and every day you'll receive a prompt that you can use in your own journal. It'll be fun! And it's FREE!

Join the Journalista Challenge (free eCourse!)

Join us as we explore the varied and fun world of journaling in the free Journalista Challenge! Have you ever wanted to start journaling? Maybe someone gave you a beautiful…

Click to learn how to create a map of your creative journey. I love how everyone's maps are so different and unique, just like our lives!

Memories in Your Hand Map

What is the path you walked to get where you are today in your creative life? We are all on a journey and our paths start, well, they start at…

So glad I gave this challenge a try! I usually stick to one genre, but decided to read a book (or two) that was out there for me. Now I can check those off my bucket list! (They weren't as much of a challenge as I had thought. :))

Stretch Yourself Creatively: Read a Book

This week in The Creative Play Challenge should be nice and relaxing because we’re all going to read a book. Specifically, a book that is in a different genre than…

Challenge yourself by doing this creative prompt to draw on an unconventional surface this week. Grab your paint pens, markers, pencils, and paint, and let's do this! (This is a great art activity for kids too!)

Draw On An Unconventional Surface

For today’s Creative Play Challenge prompt, we’re going to pull out the paint pens, markers, pencils, and paint, and draw on an unconventional surface. Your inner perfectionist might quake at…

Here's a quick Valentine tutorial plus 10 more cute Valentine card ideas that you can whip up in minutes!

Make a Valentine: 10 Cute Valentine Ideas You’ll LOVE

For today’s Creative Play Challenge, we’re going to make a Valentine. I’ll start off by sharing a quick tutorial of a valentine I made this weekend and then end with…

Put all your creative ideas in one place with an illustrated to-do list! I love this idea and it makes it more likely that I'll post it somewhere where I can see it daily. :)

Illustrate a To-Do List (For Your Creative Life)

This week we’re going to create a to-do list for our creative lives. This works well for fighting creative slumps, if you’re trying to build more creative time in your…

My favorite tips to get my craft area ORGANIZED. If your craft room needs some love, check these ideas out. :)

Get Organized!

Let’s get organized! Our craft rooms, boxes, cupboards, et al can be MESSY (am I right?) Let’s take some time this week to organize a bit so we can really…

This week's prompt in the FREE creative play challenge is to collaborate with a friend. Here are some tips on how to make collaboration fun for both of you!

Creative Play Challenge Prompt: Collaborate

It’s a new year, and The Creative Play Challenge is back with a new prompt: collaborate. As with this whole series, you can either click the link above to join…

Love this creative play challenge to give my art away this week! I'm going to see what craft or DIY project I can make and give away . . .

Give Your Art Away

This is going to be our last creative prompt for the year, as I’ll be taking the Monday after Christmas off to be with my family. I’m sure many of…

Melissa Sweet is one of my favorite artists, and I've learned so much from looking through her work. What could you learn from studying your favorite artist(s)? This is a fun activity that can really help you creatively.

Learn from a Favorite Artist

What could you learn from a favorite artist this week? That’s what we’re talking about for this week’s Creative Play Challenge prompt. If I were to ask you who your…

One of my favorite creative prompts is to simply use what I already have on hand. I open up my craft drawers and start playing. It's the best ever.

Creative Prompt: Use What You Have

This week on The Creative Play Challenge, we’re going to do one my favorite things. Our prompt is to use what you have to make a project. Yes, of course…

Brush lettering is my new favorite thing. Today you can grab your free practice sheet on my blog. Yippee!

Create Every Day — Brush Lettering Practice

Have you ever tried brush lettering? It’s so much fun! One of the things I’ve been learning this year is hand-lettering. And on my list of avenues to explore in…