Inspiration is Everywhere.
Our planet is a beautiful bounty of color, texture, shapes, words… so much. All one needs is to stop and look around.
I found this old photo of when my husband and I lived in Texas. We were stationed there for 6 months. #militarylife It was amazing. So much exploring happened. Inspiration is in everything so go have an adventure and get lost in the moment. #creativelife
Today is the last day for National Suicide Prevention Week. I want to keep the momentum alive so I thought I should share some numbers with you that I plucked from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention website…
Each year 44,193 American die by suicide.
There are an average of 121 suicides per day.
Let those staggering numbers sink in. Let’s end the stigma because everyone has a story and every story has a heart and every story with a heart has an important purpose in this world.
Your story is important.
You are not alone.
….Be rooted in Him and let your foundation be built on him. Establish your life and know that His love for you is unconditional. A glorious father he is, never faltering and always by our side. Be strong in your faith and overflowing with thankfulness…. Colossians 2:6-7
As always, thanks for reading… Kat
Having your own space to create is important. Decorating that space to make it inspirational is a bonus. The importance of finding your own place to zen out and focus is crucial to the creative process, in my humble opinion. As a mom of two littles, trying to carve out some creative time and space is tedious but much needed. Shout out to all the overly caffeinated moms out there! Make the most of bland beige walls, add a splash of color or your favorite framed art, get a little messy and unorthodox, it’s your space so embrace it.
We’ve moved twice in the past two years and now that we own our place I can finally do my collage wall that I have been wanting for so long. I just jumped in feet first and started hanging stuff up. And I LOVE it. It’s so colorful and fun.
How have you decorated your creative space? Is it modern, simple and clean, is it ordained with nice classic paintings as you sit on your wing-back chair, is it a paint splattered art studio with concrete floors, is it a giant cork board with all of your current projects, is it a colorful mishmash of things like mine? Any place can become a creative space.
Remember a creative space can be whatever you make of it, just as inspiration can come from anywhere. Whether it’s a closet turned office like Perry Covington author of the wonderful Child of Atlantis series. (Check it out here). I designed his publisher’s logo by the way! #logodesigner Or if you hide away at the local coffee shop like Jerry Rogers author of the supernatural mystery awesomeness The Fallen and The Elect series. (Check it out here). I designed both his website header and his author’s logo… wink wink! #hireme
Share your space and tag me on Instagram @KatLangeDesigns What’s your creative space story??
Thanks for reading… Cheers… Kat
Some of the art pictured was created by me and others by…
Studio Oh & Made For Retail