One of my favorite ways to boost my creativity is by making an inspiration board/mood board. If you're not familiar with inspiration boards, they are collages or compositions that help you cultivate and evolve your concepts for design projects. Inspiration boards can be used for just about anything: a wedding, a new fashion design or collection, a house or room makeover, an art project, etc. They can be digital or in the form of a cork board display, poster, or even a beautiful piece of art that can be framed or displayed when finished.
fashion label. This one (above) is from my Spring/Summer '09 collection.
|Style Inspiration Board on Polyvore by Yamine|
|German-themed inspiration board on Polyvore by curatingcuteness|
If you make inspiration boards, I'd love to see photos or hear how you create yours!
P.S. I leave Monday for a week in Mexico with my fiance's band! I can't wait to visit the Mayan ruins, have some time off in the sunshine, and come back refreshed and inspired. I'll be sure to post updates from the beach!