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#TheCreativityClub


The internet is like my most hated best friend. I mean, I don't really have one of those, but the information and activities overwhelm and excite me. I get bogged down with all that I'm consuming and communicating, yet I need it to stay connected to those I love. Artists, writers, cooks, and makers of all types inspire me from my living room but turning out creativity of my own is a challenge because of all that said consuming. 

I don't often join in online challenges, link-ups, or courses, but Elsie Marley of KCW fame is like my pretend cooler, older sister and I couldn't help myself when she came up with #TheCreativityClub. I had to join. Her ideas are so off-the-wall, like this awesome one, and I spontaneously commented an, "I'm in!" and here I was, in an online club. 


The internet is for the most part pretty anonymous unless you sign your name and you're someone famous (and even then, it's iffy), so if I hated the first week or never got around to it, who cares, right? I had thought about this assignment on and off all week. I was stewing and percolating and just like any sort of random burst of creative energy, I came up with it early Monday morning, the day it was due. I was writing my Morning Pages and this sentence showed up and I knew I liked it right after my pen dotted the period at the end.

The washi tape writing was great for a quote, since I don't know how to make any type of lettering look remotely professional over a photograph, or draw on photoshop, so I knew it was going to have to be handmade with some sort of textile or something. The little post-it was just a cute afterthought, but it goes well with the sentiment. I can't wait to see what next week's assignment is.

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