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    5 THINGS

    5 Things.

    1. Experiencing winter for the first time. Trying to embrace the warm days, sudden rainstorms and snow. Loving my wool coat more than ever. 2. Going on spontaneous road trips with Alex. Having the Jeep…

    January 23, 2017
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    CRAFT CREATE

    Top 5 DIY Kit Subscriptions for Creatives

    Top 5 DIY Kit Subscriptions for Creatives In the spirit of learning new things, I rounded up my top 5 DIY kit subscriptions. I’ve tried or plan to try all of these subscriptions. It makes…

    January 21, 2017
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    INSPIRE

    Inspired Illustration: Mari Andrew

    Mari Andrew is the best of both worlds: an insightful illustrator and a great writer. I discovered her through Instagram, and instantly fell in love. She sketches line drawings and charts that touch on cultural…

    January 16, 2017
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    CREATE INSPIRE

    Setting Creative Goals for the New Year

    I’ve already spoken about my overarching goal for 2017, but also wanted to share my creative goals– to hold myself accountable, but also give an example of what yours can look like too! Setting creative goals…

    January 14, 2017
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    EAST COAST INSPIRE TRAVEL

    New Year, New Goal

    Happy 2017 everyone!!! I can’t believe how fast this past year went by. A weird, crazy year to boot. I’ve been putting off writing this post because I’m still working through it all. Last year I…

    January 11, 2017
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    LIFESTYLE

    Merry Christmas from CreativeStay!

    Wishing a very Merry Christmas to you and yours (if you celebrate this holiday!) I’ll be spending the day with family, watching White Christmas, and eating some very yummy Persian food. Hoping you’re all…

    December 25, 2016
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    CRAFT CREATE

    Practicing Lettering & Calligraphy with Suzy Lee

    There are so many resources online for fostering creativity and new skills (like this blog!), and it’s clearly something I’m passionate about. Sometimes, though, taking a real life, in-person class to learn something new is the…

    December 12, 2016
  • pinecone ornament DIY creativestay holiday crafting
    CRAFT CREATE

    Pinecone Ornament DIY for the Holidays

    This is my absolute favorite time of year. It also tends to be the craziest. With work, preparing for the holidays, and now that weather is a factor… it’s a whole thing. So flying…

    December 9, 2016