What Knitting or Crocheting Can Teach Us

  As a designer, I spend many hour escaping into the Ravelry world, an amazing knitting and crocheting community (website) where people come and stay. For hours sometimes. I click through 10, 15, 100 versions of the same shawl pattern (or dishcloth, sock, scarf, hat pattern), looking intently at the yarns used, the projects created […]

It’s A Thing

    I’m always in my head creating new business ideas. Hence, my inspiring a creative life blog. Hello! And, WELCOME BACK if you’re a frequent viewer, and WELCOME if you’ve just landed here. I’m on a mission, beginning next year, to create a place you can find what building a business is like, what’s […]

What are you passionate about?

I’m sure you’ve heard the old saying, The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling ~Fabienne Fredrickson Fear and discomfort can paralyze you unless you choose to lean into your passion. When opportunity knocks, you are tempted to answer, right? Opening that door will be scary, will make your palms […]

Critique Matters

Hello! Today I have been working on a novel that I had abandoned. For what reason, I don’t know. I probably got off on another creative adventure. Shocking, huh! So, here’s what’s on my mind. I’d like to revisit this novel. I haven’t really fully edited it yet, but, I’d like to take an honest approach […]

Inspiring YOUR Creative Side

First off, Happy February. Ok, I’m a day late, but I’ve been snowed in with nothing but a warm fire, a hot cup of coffee and my knitting/micron pens/colored pencils and a sewing machine. I’m sure you understand. So, here’s what I’m thinking. Inspiring A Creative Life is the theme to this blog. Why not, for […]

Creative Journey

Hello Creative Friends! How do you describe a creative journey, or better yet, YOUR creative journey? Creative journey can have many meanings. One which describes what it does, how it makes one feel, or how it helps one learn their strengths. For me it’s inspiring others to create something that brings them joy, maybe relieves a […]

Grow Your Art

Hi Creative Friends! As a creative person, I’m always looking for outlets that will put me in a happy place, or happy space. I mean, who doesn’t, right? I wanted to show you a creative space I walked into today… Grow Your Art is a phrase I noticed as I walked into this beautiful, creative space. Heartseed Studio. […]

Embracing my LoPsIdEd Thinking

I really thought my blogging days were over. I wanted to title this blog post, Embracing my Crazy, but, well…I didn’t want you all thinking I was crazy. *smiling*   This past year, I found myself reflecting on how my journey began… as a knitter, then learning the ins and outs of being a designer, then […]

Blogcast – Episode 2

If you’re a first time viewer, I want to say Thank You for checking me out. If you’re a returning viewer, I want to say Thank You for coming back. WelcomeVirtual {HUG} from the Dishcloth Diva. Because, without (you), my readers, I wouldn’t be spending time writing this, showing you that, and chatting it up […]