Posts by Sara Barnes


June 22, 2019

Here’s Why You Should Build a Mood Board Before Your Next Creative Project

One of the hardest parts about starting any project, whether it’s art, design, or photography, is deciding how it’ll look. What is your creative vision? How will you communicate that vision to others? Maybe you’re trying to figure that out for yourself or you have to share your ideas with others. Whatever the case, there’s one tool that can help—a mood board. What is a mood board?

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June 19, 2019

Charming Sea Creature Tea Bags Transform Your Cup into a Mini Aquarium

Online shop Ocean-Teabag is living up to its name with a set of charming novelty tea bags that celebrate the sea. Started by Takahashi Shota, the creative Japanese purveyor has introduced a set of tea bags that are shaped like a squid and an octopus. Delicately handcrafted with layers, folds, and perforations, each creation is a stylized and instantly-recognizable portrait of the creatures.

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June 18, 2019

15+ Creative Collectible Figurines That’ll Inspire You to Dress Up Your Desk

As a kid, chances are that you had a beloved toy or action figure you spent hours playing with. Well, the fun doesn’t have to stop because you’re grown up. Companies are now creating vinyl toys and wooden characters with adults in mind. They offer an ideal way to display your passion, connect with a person who inspires you, and to dress up your desk. Need some help finding a collectible figurine?

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June 14, 2019

15+ Creative Online Classes to Spark Your Imagination This Week

Did you ever wish you had taken that drawing class? Or learned how to photograph beautiful blooms? It’s never too late to follow your whims and enjoy a new creative endeavor. In fact, it’s easier than ever with online art and photography classes. Thanks to sites like CreativeLive and Creativebug, you can take a variety of courses that will show you how to do everything from mixing paint colors to creating fantasy worlds in Photoshop.

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