Category: Blog Boost

Let’s Scrap!

Let’s Scrap!

If you’ve been following me for a while you will know that scrapbooking was my gateway craft. There was a time that I was obsessed with it. I literally couldn’t wait to wake up every day to make scrapbook pages. I was all in: Design […]

Tuesday Tip – Kanban Board

Tuesday Tip – Kanban Board

Still can’t keep track of your many projects? Try a Kanban board. Say what? A kanban board is a project management tool designed to help visualise work. Kanban boards visually depict work at various stages of a process using cards to represent work items and […]

My Favourite Books for Creative Simplicity

My Favourite Books for Creative Simplicity

In honour of World Book Day I am republishing this post that originally appeared on my other blog Callaloo Soup. I few years ago, I started reading books about creativity. Not books with creative projects per se, but books that talk about helping you to […]

The More You Create, The More Creative You’ll Be

The More You Create, The More Creative You’ll Be

I talk a lot on here about having a plan, starting with the end in mind etc. but I have to confess that that was not at all my approach for these 28 Days of Blogging. I kinda jumped into this challenge as a way […]

Silly Saturday

Silly Saturday

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A Mindful Practice for Creatives

A Mindful Practice for Creatives

A few months ago I discovered Amy Maricle of Mindful Art Studio, and I am so thankful! She does live Slow Drawing parties on Facebook every Wednesday, and they are lovely. Each week there’s a theme, but the process is very open ended. Her goal […]

Life is Better When You’re Having Fun

Life is Better When You’re Having Fun

  Going through the archives of my old blog, I came upon something I absolutely adored back in 2006 – The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun from BoxofCrayons. It started out as a flash movie, but now it’s up on YouTube. It is as relevant […]

The Room Where It Happens

The Room Where It Happens

After talking about having an uncluttered working space I wanted to show you all the room where it happens. (I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this here, but another of my obsessions is the Hamilton Musical. If you know, you know). I ran my five […]

My Three Favourite Books for Productive Creativity

My Three Favourite Books for Productive Creativity

Productive Creativity? What’s that? Well I like to think of it as creativity with a purpose. Mindful creativity. Creativity that meets a certain goal. I’m not saying you should be measuring this in the traditional way of course. Just in a way that is meaningful […]

Gamify It!

Gamify It!

I came across a fantastic method of motivating myself to complete craft projects in one of the bullet journaling groups on Facebook. Crafty Bingo! Basically a grid of unfinished projects, and as you complete them you can shade the squares to try to get a […]