This craft is so simple, I’m surprised I didn’t think of it sooner. I’ve kept different plants in these terra cotta pots over the years. Lately, I’ve been looking to put them in my office where there is little natural light.
Toddler crafts can be hard to find! I wanted to do something with my son to celebrate fall and make a decoration that we could keep out for the season. This project is perfect because they can just play with the materials.
Sometimes, I go to art galleries and simply stand in awe. I don’t have an art degree, or even a body of creative work. So, the thought of developing a collection of studio art is awe-striking to me.
I wonder if I could ever be so creative.
I love looking through weekly spreads to get inspiration for my own designs. Some weeks, they’re really beautiful and carefully created. Other times, they’re raw and practical — as I put them together in a hurry (like the one below).
When you start a bullet journal (or a planner), the inspiration is endless. Instagram and Pinterest are full of amazing creators that maintain accounts focused on creating beautiful, useful spreads.
One of the moments that sold me on Gilmore Girls and the Type-A Rory was when she goes to Doosey’s Market for school supplies. Lorelai and Rory have a list and they are going through the aisles picking up the items.
Capturing all the mundane details seems like the opposite of something great and exciting. However, many accomplished people have kept diaries or logs.
Why? They force you to focus on your goals.
Adding a furniture leg kit to a IKEA IVAR cabinet turns a $70 pine storage item into a eye-grabbing piece of furniture. When I first planned on adding legs to my IVAR cabinet, I was surprised at how many different furniture leg kits are available at home improvement stores. Also, you can hunt down some unique or vintage legs by visiting local antique stores and estate sales. Continue reading