Welcome to life i design's blog where I share tips on how to be more creative, start your own side hustle and even decorate you personal space, to help you live a life you design!
tips for how to be MORE CREATIVE!
tips to help you with your side hustle
Starting a business, career, venture or adventure is not easy. The ideas may come easy. The enthusiasm and the excitement may come easy. But the daily grind is something that you have to get through no matter how shitty you are feeling. No matter how defeated you are. No matter how many other obligations take priority.
Part 3 of How to Create A Collection with life i design. Everything from brainstorming, to sketching your ideas to bringing your creations to life. www.lifeidesign.com
Part 2 of How to Create a Collection with life i design gives you a glimpse into the creative process of brainstorming, sketching and create a new line of products, artwork etc. www.lifeidesign.com
It wasn't until recently that I discovered a few great podcasts that I now tune-in to regularly. Some I'd recommend specifically for creative entrepreneurs and some are just fun and interesting stories that inspire creativity in other ways.
Earlier this year I did something that terrified me. One morning, when I had trouble focusing on what I needed to do next in my day, I sat with a cup of coffee in hand, eyeing a magazine that is never far from me. Then bang! something hit me. I needed to express gratitude. Something inside me urged me to send an email to the editor of one of my favourite magazines
tips to inspire you to add more style your home & space!
Last year I took on a really easy project to update our living room / dining room. I bought 2 cans of black chalk board paint and painted a feature wall in the dining room. Every now and then, we update the wall with doodles, quotes and randomness. Here are some chalk wall inspiration for you to check out!
4 weeks of banging, sawing, men through my 50+ year old home and dust so thick we began to write messages to one-another on the furniture using nothing but our finger and dust!!
tips about everyday stuff to help inspire you to live a life that you design!
A goal without a plan is just a wish is a great motivational quote to help you set goals for 2018! Download the how to set intentions worksheets too!! Print as many as you need and start planning big things in 2018!
Free printable weekly planner template to help keep you organized and inspired. Use these beautifully designed weekly planning sheets for your business and personal events, goals and to-do lists! Stay organized in style!
A great new collaboration with Scrapbook and Cards Today! Stay tuned for designs, classes and more!
Free Tech Wallpaper Download. Change is good! Watercolor background, inspiring quote and it's free for you to download and share!
This is what October means to me...
Being an entrepreneur is hard work! When you've had a bad week and need to get yourself out of a slump, how do you find that inspiration to stay positive and keep going?! This week's note to self is a good tool!
Fun, tropical new wallpaper for free to download for your iPhone, iPad and desktop! Sun sand beach please!!! www.lifeidesign.com
Have fun and learn how to set intentions for 2016 by downloading and printing these free work sheets designed by Nicki Traikos of lifeidesign.com. I have decided to set intentions vs goals. I've decided to choose how I want to feel and let nature takes its course and guide me where I need to take action.
Everyone needs a "note to self" every once in a while. I've been writing notes to myself for a few years now and feel that words can be so uplifting and inspiring so I began sharing these "notes to self" on social media and realized that everyone can use a "note to self" or a little nudge once in a while.
This past summer, I picked up a copy of the life-changing magic of tidying up, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo. [whew - such a long title for a book that helps you streamline and declutter no?!] My instant reaction to this book was YES! I need to declutter my life. Create more space. Create more time.
Today is a designing day. I have been sketching, brainstorming and creating new Christmas designs. While looking through an old sketchbook, I found notes scratched into one of the pages listing what happiness was to me. All day long "happines is..." kept popping into my thoughts...
check back often as i am updating content here to help share what I've learned, how I do things in my daily business and life and how i stay inspired!!
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