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By Amanda Creek | August 21, 2014

Today was my first venture back into the world of art journaling, and let me tell you…it’s been a while. I found it really interesting to journal based on thoughts or daily experiences, rather than just sketching logos or wireframes. The Get Messy Art Journal Challenge has one prompt a month, but since this week was […]

How To Turn It All Off & Remember the Good Things In Life

By Amanda Creek | August 5, 2013

Being in business for yourself has its perks, as well as it has its drawbacks. The major thing I’ve been struggling with this summer since I have not been working in my full-time job and have had much more time to work in my business is knowing when to turn it all off. With more […]

Are You Stuck In Your Business? Here’s How To Get Unstuck & Keep Moving Forward

By Amanda Creek | July 22, 2013

The feeling of being stuck when it comes to business can be frustrating and can lead to thoughts of wanting to give up, of wanting move on to work for someone else, and of thinking that you’ll never achieve your dreams. I have been there several times myself over the years that I’ve been in […]

Why blog? How Blogging Can Help Your Business

By Amanda Creek | July 15, 2013

Last week I wrote about generating ideas for blogging, which if you missed it can be found here. While generating ideas for your blog is very important to successful blogging, it seems like the more important question is why blog in the first place? Probably one of the most important reasons to blog is to […]

Finding Blog Ideas for Posts

By Amanda Creek | July 8, 2013

If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” — Margaret Atwood If you’ve never blogged before, blogging can be quite a difficult task. At times you may ask yourself what in the world are you going to write about, and you may be tempted to be inconsistent when ideas run out. Here […]

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4 Ways To Increase Creativity In Photography

By Amanda Creek | June 24, 2013

You don’t have to be a photographer to challenge yourself to be more creative with the photos that you take. Perhaps you want to take more interesting and creative photos for your Instagram or Pinterest sites, or better photos for your Etsy shop. Or, maybe you just want to do something to spark your creativity […]