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Yes, you are creative!

Sometimes we get in a creative rut and can't think of new things to do or find ourselves thinking we just can't do something we have in mind. Don't go there. My first rule of creativity, and I might add my only rule is, "yes I can". I often find that working in one medium for a while curbs my thought pattern for creative ideas. That's my reason for having several interests. One feeds the next. Been sewing for days, then swap off and do some paper crafts. It always amazes me how switching projects can kick start your thinking. Look to everything in your day as inspiration. Take time to notice the color of the trees as you drive to work, or the texture of the fabric of your shirt. The smallest things inspire, if you give them the chance. If you have a digital camera don't leave home without it. Snapping shots of simple things that catch your eye can later become patterns for painting, scrapbook pages or a necklace, you just never know. So keep your eyes open and enjoy the world around you. It's there for you, enjoy it. Remember when the day gets too rushed take a moment to think about your art. It's part of you and can calm your soul and excite your spirit. Always remember, "yes I can".

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Myra said…
I look forward to you quilted creations!
Happy stitching!
This is a great post, Royce! I'm going to add you to my sidebar... I know it's taken a while. I also need to introduce my friend, Kristi, to you.

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