Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Things to Do when the Mojo is Gone

by Mina Keenan (follow)
Mina's Printables:) Inspiration (7)      Motivation (1)      Crafting (1)      Process (1)     


crafting,inspiration,motivation


Sometimes I want to craft but for some reason or other the focus is not there....inspiration and motivation right out the window.

I will think to myself 'Oh well then, I should work on that crochet blanket' or one of the other works started and unfinished. That does not often work for me.


Here are some things to do when the mojo is gone:

Tidy your work space - sort out that wool, those pens and get rid of rubbish

Organise your work space - things where you can find them

Re - do work space - make the space new

Cut pictures from old raggedy books or magazines for paper craft work. You can then arrange them, photograph or scan them in different positions and sizes for your projects

Cut down cloth for patchwork, quilting and sewing projects

Gather cardboard and cut them to greeting card sizes

Put projects you would like to do in order of priority in a folder or a list in your journal or work book

Paint backgrounds on bits of cardboard, just one colour...you can always go back and add other layers

Doodle - let the pen wander, draw groups of simple themed things like stationery, stick figures, flowers and leaves, simple animals, Christmas, Easter...

Colour in - let someone else make the lines, have a good play about with colour without judgement of what certain things 'should' look like

Read a magazine, book.

Watch a doco or movie

Listen to music

Just relax - take a break


Crafters are influenced by everything. In my own case, ideas grow and everything about me, everything I do adds to whatever project I am working on even if I don't recognise it.



# Motivation
# Inspiration
# Crafting
# Process
Request printables you want in the Craft Found forum
More Articles by Mina Keenan
Have a go at drawing some hummingbirds
174 views
Some colourful skulls viewed front on for your walls or journals
213 views
Santa lays presents at the foot of the tree
66 views
Some of the girls at the office
77 views
Santa looks a bit cold there
65 views
**Preview** **Download** Download printable card Grab an to fit this card
96 views
Articles by Mina Keenan on Other Hubs
**Taking Stock** 'Want a cuppa?' or 'I'll put the jug on' were the words said every time...
368 views
Horses have long held fascination for all ages
5 likes
This story is from a comic book out of copyright
226 views
ID: 51049
Trending Articles
Cats were revered by the Egyptians in ancient times
1741 views
Tying small bows can be a fiddly business
878 views
A page of 12 motifs for themed stationery or topics in your journal
378 views
A cute page to colour for your paperwork needs
477 views
More herb printsheets for your crafting stash
919 views
Give Dad a rockery this Father's Day! A decorated stone each year from each member of the family...
397 views
Learning to read is so important! I learnt alot of what I know from books
1252 views
Grab these funky, happy dotty frames for those photo snaps
261 views
Have some fine brushwork to do? Take some tips from Tudor artists
231 views
Yummy potted herbs poster to colour
269 views
Categories
Vintage (400)
Comic (303)
Journal (294)
Women (206)
Diary (157)
Art (124)
Christmas (116)
Romance (113)
Santa (81)
Animals (71)
Man (62)
Books (62)
Labels (56)
Flowers (55)
Horror (54)
Rabbit (51)
Retro (49)
Home (47)
Space (44)
 
Copyright 2012-2021 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version