Monday, October 24, 2011

Business Tip of the Week :: Focus on Creativity

Focusing on creativity is an vital part of running a successful handmade business and learning to direct your creative energy is an important skill for artistic entrepreneurs to develop. Here are my top 3 tips for expanding and focusing your creativity:

1. Develop a creative mindset. Know that you are creative, unique, and passionate about what you do!

2. Create every day. Even if you're tired or grumpy. Grab your sketchbook and draw a picture of your pet, add a few stitches to the scarf you're knitting, take some photographs - whatever gets your creative juices flowing.

3. Keep a collection of things that inspire you. This can mean a group of physical objects like a vintage clothing collection or a bulletin board full of fabric swatches, or you can easily collect images on a site like Pinterest or Tumblr without cluttering your work space.

1 comment:

  1. Love your point about creating something everyday. I couldn't agree more!