COLOR CRUSH: UNEXPECTED COLORS

Here the The Color Kind, we’re inspired by color + creativity…every single day. But, we especially love when we stumble across a fresh combination that inspires us to create + curate a bit differently in that moment. Today’s color crush combo is unexpectedly fresh, fun and giving us all the feels (and the inspiration) to make some new art, redo a room, or just swap our shoes for a playful twist.

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The Case for Play.

When was the last time you played? Time to do something you truly enjoy, for no other purpose than to blow off steam + have some fun. If you’re like most of us, it’s probably been a good long while. Today, we’re going to encourage you to get back to this childhood gem and embrace play as part of life. As important as rest and work and any other chore on your list.

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Scouts + Shouts

Happy Friday creative kind!  Hope you have had a wonderful week, full of some inspiration + some time to be explorers.  

Each Friday, we'll be sharing a link list of things we've scouted to help you on your creative journey.  Could be products we love, artists we're inspired by (shout-out!) or recent reads, listens and must-sees.  Think of it as your own personal creativity coach, scouring the web + the world to bring the can't miss straight to you, weekly.  Yes, we're that good.  

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Color Crush: Blush + Orange

Our Color Crush feature will be a place to explore interesting color combinations.  Sometimes we'll dive deeper into a particular hue, and learn how to master monochrome.  We'll share inspiration and show some ideas on how to use this combo in your life.  Conversations around color tend to be emotional, and deeply personal.  Stirring rich commentary and hard-wired memories around that when + where a particular hue entered your life.  

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5 Tips for Making Time for Creativity Daily

The biggest hurdle to any new habit is finding the space + the time to get started.  Today, we're sharing our 5 best tips for making time for daily creativity practice.  We've both been practicing design + creative thinking for years and years, but find the simple act of making something small, daily just for ourselves is a favorite part of the creative journey.   

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Scouts + Shouts

Hello TCK friends!  Happy Friday.  Each Friday, we'll be sharing a link list of things we've scouted to help you on your creative journey.  Could be products we love, artists we're inspired by (shout-out!) or recent reads, listens and must-sees.  Think of it as your own personal creativity coach, scouring the web + the world to bring the can't miss straight to you, weekly.  Yes, we're that good.  

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Welcome to The Color Kind.

Welcome to The Color Kind.  Day 1.  We're Jill + Shay, you can read more about us here.  We're both lifelong creatives - both at home and at work.  We know firsthand the benefits of having a creative practice.  Confidence, connection, stress relief, innovative thinking and FUN are just a few of the reasons we choose to practice creativity.  Daily.   

We also believe a world fueled by creativity is a better place to live.  And we're not alone in this thinking.  Anyone who has practiced creativity knows the feeling that comes from their work.  The sense of purpose, community, happiness that comes from being in the zone.  Working on your craft, enjoying the process - not worrying about the outcome. 

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