Discover Creativity

Discover creativity with my featured creative people and things.

Fun and Creative Art Gifts for Kids

Let’s talk art gifts for kids. I am that mom who always buys art supplies or art kits for kid birthdays, because I like to spread art throughout the land. Luckily, there are SO MANY good options for kid’s art…

Spotlight on: Cool Bee Stuff

Bzzzzzzzzzzzz. Did I scare you? Are you one of those people who screams at the top of their lungs and runs for the hills whenever a bee presents itself? Or maybe you step into your giant protective bee suit as…

Art Spaces For Kids: 8 Art Spaces Your …

Ha! That’s a total lie. Nobody gives up dessert. But these art spaces for kids would make us consider it. Okay, maybe for a day. An hour. Even if you can’t swing giving up an entire room for your kids…

Spotlight on: Rieko Koga

Swoon-diddly-oon. This woman is amazing. If you like art that is gorgeous and subdued, but smart and tactile, you’ll love this work by Rieko Koga. I discovered her on Pinterest and was inspired by one of her embroidered pieces for…

Spotlight: Suzanne Sullivan Ceramics

Sometimes, you keep seeing the same image on Pinterest because Pinterest kind of sucks now, but you still have the urge to pin it over and over again because you love it so. Such is the case whenever this pin…

I Scored a Bunch of New Art …

I have long been a rabid fan of Sakura art supplies, as are most arty farty people I know. Their iconic Micron pens are used by thousands of tanglers, pointillists, graphic designers, illustrators, and all sorts of art students learning…

All Things Gelli Plate Printing

Gelli Plate Printing is Where it’s at. Yo. We’re going to go deep with Gelli plates here today. These flabby, gelatinous slabs of amazingness have stolen my heart, and the hearts of many other artists and creative folks I know.…

Spotlight on: Prettymaps

On occasion, I stumble across a designer or artist or design group, and I see prettiness, but I’m not sure exactly what is going on. It’s not completely apparent to me whether or not I’m looking at physical artwork, concept…

Art Therapy for All: How to Relax …

Relax Through Making Art We know we’re supposed to schedule (and enforce) down time in our lives. We know that feeling of stress creeping up the backs of our throats and into our brains. We wave it away as we…

Things You Need to Buy Yourself to …

One of my most favorite companies, Uncommon Goods, partnered with me on a sponsored post this holiday season, and I’m so excited to share their stuff with you! I’m a big fan of buying Christmas gifts for loved ones and…

It’s Time to Draw Your Own …

Coloring books are incredibly fun and creative tools for relaxation, but sometimes you want a bit more of a challenge. Picture yourself sitting at your big, clean table, stack of white card stock to the left of you. Sharpies, Microns,…

Be a Champion of Creativity: Shop The …

I have purchased approximately 2 small items for one of my children so far for Christmas, and I’m just starting to get the urge to go on a cyber-shopping spree. I love shopping Etsy and supporting artists and artisans by…