Creativity has always been all about inspiration for me…which is why I will never really go as far as to truly label myself an artist. I believe an artist has to work hard to hone skills to go along with natural talent. This is something, unlike my incredibly talented and dedicated mother and sister, I’ve never really been willing to do. But somehow I know both by nature (and by this I mean God’s perfect and intentional design) and nurture (my mom’s love and passion for art and creativity that has been instilled in me from a small child) I DO love to create.
A little while ago I had some me time and I went to a book store and browsed some different crafting magazines. They were awesome, and very inspiring. I jotted down a few blogs of different artists and have been following some of them ever since. Here’s a list of a few, some of these are artist, some are moms, many are both:
The most inspiring of all has been Etsy.com where there are so many amazing handmade things for sale. I just love browsing through and tagging things as my favorite. For example: