DIY: The Gift of Inspiration

DIY: The Gift of Inspiration

Without fail, every year there is someone on my gift list how is almost impossible to shop for. This year, though, I decided to make the gift-giving fun, stress-free, and creative.

Introducing: the Gift of Inspiration.

For the creatives in your life, this can be customized a million different ways, within every imaginable budget to create the most swoon-worthy mood board. Even better? The recipient gets to set the mood board up themselves, so their final vision may be something completely different from what you expected – making it fun for both of you!

DIY: The Gift of Inspiration

What You’ll Need:

  • Magazine and/or book pages
  • A variety of ribbons and/or twine
  • Washi tape
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Clothespins
  • A variety of found objects
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Cutting mat

Instructions:

  1. Before doing anything you need to plan out your mood board idea. Develop a concept or color scheme that fits your recipient’s personality.
  2. Begin gathering magazine/book pages and found objects that clearly represent your recipient and mood board idea.
  3. Get crafty! Use patterned paper, glitter, and tape to create shapes, letters, embellished clothespins, and anything else you think your recipient will fall in love with.
  4. Once you think you’ve got a complete idea, package your supplies in a cute kraft bag. You can use some of the supplies to decorate the bag, as shown above.

I guarantee any creative in your life will love this gift and the thought you put into it. And your budget will love it, too.

DIY: The Gift of Inspiration

DIY: The Gift of Inspiration

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