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Creative Longing

If you follow me on Pinterest you may have noticed that I have been on a pinning kick lately. I don’t know what it is, but recently my creative side has been fighting to get out. I want to go do crafts! Try a new recipe! Have some creative fun!

Unfortunately, finding the time to do these things is difficult, especially now that I have a full time job (which I’m still super stoked about).

The location of the office doesn’t help though – it is positioned right around the Academy of Art University. That means that every time I leave the office I am surrounded by creative types. Today, as I walked to grab lunch, I noticed something glorious – an art store right around the corner from the office, complete with all sorts of supplies AND an up to 70% off sale. It took everything in my power not to go inside, poke around and spend all the money I haven’t made yet.

Side note: I desperately want to take classes at the Academy of Art but don’t have the financial stability nor the time to do so. Such a bummer.

When I was on Facebook today I noticed a friend had shared a photo on her timeline that made me feel even more creatively deprived:

Even just looking at it now it is nagging me to be creative – mainly to redesign the list and make it look a bit more attractive 😉 Maybe, instead, I’ll make my own creativity list sometime when I have time and motivation (which will probably be never).

That being said, who wants to be creative with me? We could scrap book, decorate, have a Pinterest party, bake, cook, go on a photo shoot, anything our hearts desire!

Doesn’t that sound lovely?

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7 thoughts on “Creative Longing

  1. Ayesha on said:

    I am struggling with this too! I have seen tons of paper goodies and things I want to make, but I have trouble committing to the cost and time of making them. When E and I have a more permanent living situation in place, if we have a spare room, half of it will be my craft area. I still have all those Scrabble tiles to make something with!

  2. julia christine stephen on said:

    I love the…finish something…I need to do more of that, lol 🙂

  3. Love this list, but it’s easier said than done.

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