Bright with Birds

Today I thought we’d celebrate the little birds that are out there not enjoying the winter with some crafts about them and for them.

Bird Crafts:

Crepe paper birds

Bird nest with branches

Birds of a feather family tree

Bird embroidery projects

Bird messenger thank you cards

Bird embroidered quilt

Bird mobile

Glittered bird cards

DIY outdoor bird art

For the Birds:

Pinecone bird feeder

Hanging bird basin

Better bird feeding tips

Suet bird feeder

Pumpkin bird feeder

Bird food

Sparkling ice wreath feeder

Gourd bird houses

New Year, New You

Today on this very first day of the new year I thought I’d share a few thoughts about making this your best year yet.  If you feel like you’ve been stuck for a while or just aren’t moving in the direction you want to go, I hope these ideas can give you a jump start into something fresh and new.

~move around the furniture in your home and office

~move to a new house, apartment, city or state

~get a hair cut

~try a new creative medium

~book a session with a personal stylist

~throw out what you don’t use anymore

~choose a new paint color for rooms that you spend a lot of time in

~make a new friend

~do something nice for someone else every day

~take a walk every day

~try a new technique, or revisit an old one

~buy a new tool or unearth an old one

~build a website to show off your creativity

~work with a partner to create something together

~get a pet or volunteer at a shelter

What will you do with this new year to get your creativity flowing?