A banquet of ideas.
- Gorgeous street art.
- Ancient Egyptian mummy portraits.
- The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel done in cross stitch.
- What happens when a squirrel abandons her baby.
- A couple of pretty little quilts.
- Interactive guide to best books of 2018.
- Kids draw monsters, and professional artists re-imagine them.
- The most beautiful dolls I’ve ever seen.
- Mouse wonderland.
- Do your culinary creations sometimes not turn out as expected?
- New life for old dolls.
- School janitor makes art with his snowshovel.
Articles curated especially to enhance your creativity.
- Amazing sand sculpture.
- Fabulous graffiti festival.
- Beautiful photographs of birds.
- Try out these reading nooks with me.
- A different kind of tutu.
- I still reread/rewatch Hunger Games every chance I get.
- What books were in the running for the Great American Read?
- What do you have to do to be an Instagram star? Apparently be full of fluff.
- I participated in Inktober2018 along with thousands of other artists. Here are some offerings from Rohvannyn Shaw.
- Ever want to hand-make a special little card for someone?
- Embroidered portraits featuring long, flowing hair.
- Lovely (?) miniatures.
Fall is in the air all over the blogosphere.
- Thanksgiving is coming. Here are some little thanksgiving verses you can print out as reminders.
- Genius staircase innovation.
- Little people appearing in surprising places.
- Advice for beginning quilters.
- Photographs from around the world. (I could skip the cold places.)
- Hollywood made her cross. (Cross-stitch, that is.)
- A lot of wisdom in this article.
- You rake leaves into piles? That’s so yesterday.
- Want to read the best books published this year? Here’s a good start.
- This is what butterfly wings look like close up.
- Pie artistry. (Thanksgiving coming up. No pressure.)
- Quilts for people who like spooky stuff for Halloween.
- It’s not too late to make a Harry Potter book character costume for Halloween.
Back with creative inspiration.
- Beautiful tangles.
- Why does Stephen King make the big bucks?
- Creativity game.
- What to do when it hurts to walk. I wish I’d done this with my cane.
- How to find the work you were meant to do.
- The joy of embroidery—especially cross stitch.
- Amazing paintings of fruit.
- Some people like murals. Some don’t. I do.
- How do comic writers and artists write their comics?
- An explanation of the basic elements of photography.
- One of my favorite illustrators is working on animation.
- Though the title claims there are ten, there are really only eight Beatrix Potter quotes in this article. That doesn’t mean they’re not profound.
- Want to see more about Beatrix Potter?
For your weekend inspiration:
- Habits that can increase your creativity.
- Advancement in streetlamp technology from Jerusalem. Would I mention it here if it wasn’t beautiful?
- In 2017, the National Quilt Museum issued a challenge for quilters to come up with a new twist on the traditional Flying Geese pattern.
- If you haven’t seen this yet, you’re in for a treat.
- Delightful knitted animals.
- The story of a quilt.
- I’m sorry I didn’t see this reading list of books by women a few weeks ago, but here it is now.
- The boundary-less nature of art.
- Beautiful nature paintings.
- How to respond to criticism of your work.
- Been meaning to read more nonfiction? I’ve read five of these, and see a few more I’d like to read…
- Music to listen to while you’re writing.
Who is your longest standing friend? What makes a good friend? What would you do for your friend?
- Use this prompt any way you wish—for a poem, memoir, painting, short story, photograph, no limits. Enjoy!
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- Tag your entry #ALP (for ARHtistic License Prompt) to help others find your work on social media.