Creativity

Want to start a gratitude journal? You can DIY your own in an art journal, bullet journal, or regular journal. Here are three fun ways to make gratitude pages in your journal. Grab your paints—this is going to be colorful and fun! Oh, and children LOVE these prompts and ideas too. :)

Gratitude Journal Ideas: Three Ways to Get Started

Need some gratitude journal ideas? Look no further! Here are three fun ideas to try . . . Keeping a gratitude journal is a great way to become more aware…

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…

Learn how to make a simple art journal cover using DaySpring's Illustrated Faith line. This is such a simple art-journaling project and is perfect for a beginner.

How to Make a Simple Art Journal Cover

Learn how to make an art journal cover with this sponsored post by DaySpring; the tutorial and opinions are my own. To learn more about DaySpring’s Illustrated Faith line, please…

This was what I needed to hear! I've been waiting to go on a retreat when this post helped me realize I could just start making them NOW. Also, I LOVE the journal in this post!

How to Create the Perfect Mother’s Day Retreat

My friends at DaySpring sponsored this post about a Mother’s Day retreat, but the opinions and review are my own. (You can find the beautiful mug, journal, and encouragement calendar…

I want to be more creative this year, and am bookmarking this post because I need to hear it daily! I'm taking baby steps to being more creative every day and my family wants to thank you. I do too!

10 Easy Ways to Be Creative Every Day

What would it feel like to be creative every day? What image comes to your mind when you think of the word, “creativity“? Do you picture a blank canvas waiting…

Finally, kid-friendly and real ways to simplify your life! I'm going to work on #1 and #7 this month!

Simplify Your Life

Wouldn’t it be nice to simplify your life? There’s no end to blogs, books, and theories concerning minimalism and simplification of our ever-complicated lives. But what if you have kids?…

Oh my goodness, this post was written for me, haha. I want to decorate my house but it feels way to overwhelming. (If you saw it, you'd agree.) But after reading this post, I found a few ideas I could implement right away. I'm actually kind of excited . . . who knows, maybe I'll be the next home decor celebrity. Okay, that might be stretching it, but still!

Five of the Best Ways to Decorate Your House

Learn five of the best ways to decorate your house even if you don’t have the decorating gene. Some women are born with the decorating gene. They swoop into an…

Thank you! I like the idea of raising creative kids but I don't have time to prep craft projects and holiday-themed art projects for kids. This post took the guilt trip away and actually gave me ideas that I can use today. My kids are going to love this!

How To Raise Creative Kids

Children who practice creativity regularly strengthen their problem-solving abilities and take their creative thinking skills into their adult lives. Many of us have heard of the benefits of creativity, but…

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…

Learn how to create your own art journaling retreat! I've always wanted to go on an artist retreat—this is your chance to DIY your own personal retreat at home. :)

Create Your Own Artist Retreat with Art Journaling

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

Learn how to create your own art journaling retreat! I've always wanted to go on an artist retreat—this is your chance to DIY your own personal retreat at home. :)

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…