How do you come up with your ideas?

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  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on Jun 22, 2017
    I don't know about anyone else , but I read just about anything I can get my hands on, including every question on this forum . I read the emails sent out every day . I visit craft fairs and antique shops and flea markets . In short , I expose my brain to many different types of things and ideas . Inspiration follows.

  • Pmorte Pmorte on Jun 22, 2017
    A quote from an old Wired Magazine interview with Steve Jobs sums this concept up perfectly: “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. Search the market place, DIY sites. Hometalk is a great resource.

  • Julie Fillner Julie Fillner on Jun 22, 2017
    I let the situation guide me. I use holidays, special occasions, and parties to guide me.

  • Sharon O'Neal Sharon O'Neal on Jun 22, 2017
    I ditto C. D. Scallan...I have done the same for over 45 years learning as many techniques I could apply to a craft when my creativity have to come out. Everyone on this planet has a talent it just a matter of finding it! You could take a class offered by Micheals or Joann's or your local collage. Just have fun!

  • Tymra Suter Tymra Suter on Jun 22, 2017
    I gather ordinary household items such as prescription pillbottles and put them aside until an idea strikes.

  • Rho15428926 Rho15428926 on Jun 22, 2017
    Thank you ladies! Keep your ideas coming! My friends and I love them. God Bless

  • Janey B. Janey B. on Jun 22, 2017
    Pinterest is a great resource

  • Castrang17 Castrang17 on Jun 23, 2017
    Read, research, read some more. Every thing is interesting! Be interested! Don't be afraid to try old or new ideas (yours or others). Just Do It!

  • Tami Stone Tami Stone on Jun 23, 2017
    Imagination!
    I used to be a Girl Scout Leader for the younger girl. I had to come up with craft ideas each week. I found out that my great imagination was the best way to do that.

  • MobellaLife MobellaLife on Jun 29, 2017
    I am a crafty kind of girl, and I love to experiment with a lot of things that will bring my ideas to life! :)