This month we have really been stretching our creative muscles, trying everything from repurposing a ruffle throw to putting some sunshine into our snacks! It feels so GOOD to get creative and use that part of our brains. When life gets stressful, hard, or even boring – it is satisfying to the senses to cultivate something beautiful and new, isn’t it? In case you’ve missed it, here is a peek at a few of the ways we have been busy getting CREATIVE this month on HowDoesShe!
Repurposing. Upcycling. Recycling. Whatever you call it, creating something new from something old has a certain satisfaction! Check out these ways we have been making something new from something ELSE!
It’s amazing what a simple coat of paint can do for a room. You won’t believe the before and after of this room. A must-see!
3. Plan a Party
One of my favorite things EVER is planning a good party. Pick a theme and let the creative juices start flowing! From simple to elegant, parties can run the spectrum of creativity and bring out your personal style BIG TIME! For a little inspiration, check out this fun party idea:
4. Get Cute In the Kitchen
With all of the amazing and delicious food out there, it is EASY to get creative in the kitchen! We love sharing our favorite ways to make food FUN and here is one we think you’ll love!
5. Get Crafty!
We can’t talk about stretching our creative muscles without highlighting CRAFTING! Whether you love to sew, knit, paper craft, paint, draw, scrapbook, or make jewelry – there is a craft out there for everyone! Here are a couple of craft ideas that we have shared this month:
6. Gift it!
Why not share your creations by gifting them to those you love? We are here to help take the work out of creative gift giving with these fabulous ideas for the teachers and grads in your life!
Now, there are no excuses! Find a way that excites you and start getting creative! The creative nature exists in each of us, in some capacity or another. You’ll see – it will lift your spirits and bring some added joy to your life. Happy Creating!