Tools I Use

Here are some tools and resources I use for writing, editing, blogging, and crafting. I hope you find them useful.

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Canva

If you love creating images with thousands of colorful pre-set images and fonts to choose from, Canva is the place for you! It’s like a candy store for creatives. I use it for so many things, from story boarding to social media posts. It is chock full of templates, graphics, and business aids, such as brand building and scheduling posts directly to social media. You can use it for Free or upgrade to their Pro Plan. For tutorials on how to use Canva, click here.

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For Crafting

I like to use items that are easily found around the house for my projects, so that most craft projects I offer are either recycled or upcycled. But, for basic supplies, such as scissors, glue, crafts sticks, and wiggle eyes, I use Amazon. I can’t resist fun, colorful art supplies. Can you? Here are a few favorites below. Click on the photos to find out more.

For Home Office

I think a home office for creators is a little different from what you might find in a corporate office building. I like furniture that allows for easy movement and accessibility, as well as fun, fresh colors that help stimulate the mind and encourage the free flow of one’s imagination. My own office consists of a mod-podge collection of pieces from the past 30 years. I will share a tour of my home office in a future blog post. But here are a few worthy items for any creator’s home office I found from Amazon. Click on the photos to find out more.

Writing Supplies

Does anyone else get a thrill from attractive writing supplies? Okay that does sound weird. But I love to find supplies like pens, pencils, journals, notebooks, and organizers that are pleasing to look at. Pastel colors are my favorite, but any pretty design will catch my eye. For writers, it’s the little things that sometimes make life most pleasurable. Here are a few writing supplies I love from Amazon. Click on the photos to find out more.

Digital

For illustrating I use the iPad and pen. Be sure to do a little research. There are several different sizes and generations, as well as used or “renewed” alternatives.

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