Welcome to #MakersWednesday, where we claim Wednesday as the day to shout our creations from the rooftops! Won’t you join us?
This week, a reminder that you don’t need to toss out your wedding decorations! Those floral arrangements that garnished the ends of the pews can now become home decor! Remind yourself of your wedding day – EVERY day – when you hang your pew decorations in your windows and on your walls.
(If these pew decorations look familiar, that’s because they used to be records! How cool is THAT?!?)
What have you been up to, crafty guys and gals? Share with us in the comments below, or better yet – on Instagram and Twitter with a photo and the tag #MakersWednesday! We’ll see you there!
Welcome to #MakersWednesday, where we pause mid-week to celebrate the crafts we know and love.
This week, Rebecca whipped up a gorgeous gold necklace – perfect for adding a little glitz to everything from jeans and a T-shirt to a cocktail dress!
What are you making, Makers of the world? Share your creations on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #MakersWednesday so we can share in your crafty joy!
Welcome to another round of #MakersWednesday, where we take the time to celebrate the Maker in all of us!
This week, Rebecca’s cooking up some skin-loving lotion! What do you get when you mix Cetaphil + melted coconut oil + shea butter + olive oil? A thirst-quenching cream your skin will thank you for!
What are you making this week? Catch us up on your crafty creations using the hashtag #MakersWednesday and share your beauties on Instagram and Twitter with @PatternedApp!
Poke the Box
is a call to action from Seth Godin
, the influential marketer. It is an inspiration that will get you up and doing … and then finishing a new project, business idea, or product!
The irony for the person who prefers no movement is that there’s far less turbulence around the log floating down that same river. It’s moving, it’s changing, but compared to the river around it, it’s relatively calm.
The seventh imperative is to have the guts and the heart and the passion to ship.
The opportunity lies in pursuing your creativity.
What differentiates us from every other creature is that we go places, places we’ve not gone before. We do it willingly, and often. What makes our work and our life interesting is discovery, surprise, and the risk of exploration.
Please stop waiting for a map. We reward those who draw maps, not those who follow them.
Something new is often the right path when the world is complicated.
Joy comes from surprise and conniption and humanity and transparency and new.
Part of initiating is being willing to discover that what you end up with is different from what you set out to accomplish.
Innovation is mysterious. Inspiration is largely unpredictable. But it’s obvious from all the success we see in the marketplace that we can rise to the occasion. Once the habit is ingrained and you become the starter, the center of the circle, you will find more and more things to notice, to instigate, and to initiate. Momentum builds and you get better at generating it.
Read the whole thing:
Poke the Box
by Seth Godin
Welcome to #MakersWednesday, where we claim Hump Day as our time to share our creativity! Here’s a sneak peek behind the curtain at the creative minds of @PatternedApp HQ:
This week, Rebecca’s jazzing up an old outfit by replacing the buttons with something funky and new and adding embroidered details:
What about you – what are YOUR current creations? Share them with us on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #MakersWednesday so we can see what you’re making!