How to create a vision board that works

Have you heard of making a vision board before?
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If you’re looking for instructions on how to create a vision board where you slap a picture of a car onto a piece of paper, hang it onto your wall, and then cross your fingers that this car will magically drive into your driveway the next day, then this this blog is not for you.


On the other hand, read on if you’re interested in learning how you can use magazine images and collage to tap into your creativity and intuition to create a vision for your life or business that helps you: 
  • claim what you want from life or business
  • shape your direction and goals
  • smile and make your heart sing
  • fuel your motivation and remind you of where you want to go.

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Seasons Greetings!

Thank you for being part of the Inner Creative community this year.

It’s been such a privilege to be a part of your creative journey – whether it’s bringing more creativity into your everyday life or work practices, or unlocking your creativity to get some more insight into your business. I love witnessing those aha moments and the joy when it all clicks into place.

So here is my Christmas inspired mandala for you.

It’s based on the Christmas Starbut no matter how you celebrate the end of this year, may it remind you to shine like the brilliant star you are.

Inner Creative Christmas Star Mandala. Seasons Greetings from Inner Creative! Click to download your copy of this mandala coloring page.

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The Creative Life of Karen Spencer – Scoobs ‘n’ Lishy

Welcome to the latest instalment of The Creative Life interview series!
The aim of this series is to shine a spotlight on how business owners incorporate their creativity across all aspects of their life, and gives some ‘behind the scenes’ insight into how they started and plan for their business.

Today I’d like to introduce you to Karen Spencer of Scoobs ‘n’ Lishy.

Karen is a mum of three and the creative force behind Scoobs ‘n’ Lishy, where she specialises in making bright and practical essentials for babies and beyond.

Karen Spencer featured in Inner Creative blog The Creative Life of Karen Spencer. Image: Karen Spencer

Karen spencer with her scoobs’n’lishy bibs. Image: Karen spencer

There is more than meets the eye with Karen. Her business of bright baby and children’s goods is just the tip of her creativity outlets and talents. It was so exciting to discover some other hidden gems (but I don’t want to give anything away so you’ll have to read on :-)).

Karen is a true embodiment of her brand – practicality, brightness and happiness. I really appreciated Karen’s pragmatic approach to her creativity and business, especially how she fits it in around raising her family. I loved her ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude of getting out there and doing something, without making it seem like hard work. If anything gets boring, Karen sees how she can add a sense of fun and enjoyment to whatever she does. So not surprisingly, Karen’s looking forward to launching a new range of colourful hair accessories that will celebrate diverse interests by including things like dinosaurs and trucks, because not all girls like pink sparkly unicorns (although some do, and that’s ok too!).

In this interview you’ll also find out how Karen:

  • avoids making work feel too much like ‘work’, and how being ‘selfish’ helps her break up monotony
  • balances efficiency with being spontaneous and following her interests
  • manages her expectations and gets into the flow
  • deals with risk and has the courage to leap and do what she wants to do.

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Mandala Inspiration – ‘Extend’ for the Heart Chakra

Welcome to this week’s Mandala Inspiration called “Extend”.

This mandala is another inspired by the chakra energy series – the Heart Chakra. This chakra is located in the centre of the chest near the heart. This chakra is associated with love, compassion, joy, and happiness.

Inner Creative - Mandala Inspiration called "Extend". Click to see its supporting message.

The Heart Chakra Mandala’s message of inspiration:

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Mandala Inspiration – Pure Consciousness

Welcome to this week’s Mandala Inspiration called “Pure Consciousness”.

This mandala was one of my early mandala creations. I love it’s simplicity, colourfulness and brightness. It’s also featured as the month January in my new Inner Creative 2017 Mandala Inspiration Calendar (check in out in the shop). What a lovely start to the new year?

Inner Creative - Mandala Inspiration called "Pure Consciousness". Click to see its supporting message.

Read on to discover this mandala’s message.

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