Ways To Stay Creative At Home

Hello Friends, is this real?  I feel like I’m watching a movie with this whole corona virus crisis. I know you guys might be tired of hearing all the news and IG stories about it but it’s our reality. The majority of the world is at home. Out of the routine, dealing with kids and family members they didn’t have to deal with before. People are having to learn how to stay in (me one of them) and stay away for health reasons. 

It’s my 2nd week been home, it has been challenging I cannot lie, but thank God I am a creative and have tons of things to stay busy with. A friend of mine asked me for ideas to be creative at home, she felt lost because she is always working and only comes home to sleep and do it all over again. So it sparked an idea in me to share a few ways to be creative with things that you might have at home or other helpful resources you can find.

Get Some Sun and Fresh Air

let me just be clear about this, when I say Sun and fresh air I don’t mean the beach or a public place. As you know we are in quarantine but there are ways to get some sun and the fresh air without having to be in a public space. As much as I want to sleep in, I have been setting up my alarm around 930ish and going for a quick walk around my neighborhood. A lot of people are not up or out so I take advantage. It helps me so much to get out of my little space, look at the sky, breath fresh air and just take it in. I am not an outside person but this has helped me to boost my creativity.

Colors, Markers, Pens, and Paper

Don’t get discouraged if you don’t have coloring books, or paintbrushes and paint. Make it work with whatever you have at home, EVERYONE HAS A CREATIVE CELL in them, so find those colors, markers, pens, and paper you had placed somewhere. Star writing how you feel, draw something that comes to mind. Tip: go on Pinterest or Google and search “what to draw” tons of ideas will come up.

Coffee or Tea

So once you find that old notebook and color pencils, make yourself some coffee or tea. The aroma, the feeling of just drinking something cozy will spark up your spirit. Take advantage of this time at home, and do something you been putting up for a while. I love the feeling of creating something and drinking my coffee, it makes it so special.

Online Resources

We all have a common friend, and that friend is the Internet. Thank God for it! There are so many online resources. Online classes, you can take to better your skills in anything you want. Here are a few places online you can check out and they are FREE!

Brit & Co

Career Contessa 

Skillshare 

Disney Blog

Adobe

YouTube

Create Your Little Space

If you have a little corner that you don’t use, get a table and create your little space. Use that small table you never use, place one of your plants, place a photo or poster. We don’t know how long is this quarantine going to be so make the best of it, and create your space, make it inspirational!

Staying at home doesn’t have to be boring. Get up, listen to music, make those tick-tock videos, watch workout videos, and create something. You have that creative cell in you so don’t be scared to tap into it. Continue to be safe out there friends, and I hope these tips help you to stay creative at home if there any other activities or ideas feel free to leave a comment.

Much Love,

 

 

BRIDAL BEAUTY WITH JUST BLOW IT ORLANDO

Just Blow it Orlando Boutique
Just blow it Orlando Blow-dry bar

Today sharing with you my bridal day with Just Blow it Orlando. I know what you are thinking…so yes I got married! it was a very private, simple, chic and awesome civil wedding. I will be sharing more on why we decided on a civil wedding first but for now, I am sharing my beauty look for my special day.

A couple of years ago I came across the Just blow it boutique through a friend. It was a place that was different, blow-dry bars were starting to become a thing but I never went to a place where I can find comfort. Going to a hair salon can be a bit overwhelming, but this place makes you feel at home.

Girl Bosses Who Rule

Just Blow It is owned by two girl bosses Katie and Erica. Two best friends who decided to go after their dreams, Erica one of the owners took care of me on my special day. They opened up their doors for me very early so I could be done in time, isn’t that amazing customer service? I had a couple of conversations regarding business and life with Erica. I was nervous on this day, but Erica kept me distracted and excited about my day. 

Not Your Typical Hair Bar

When you walk in, you don’t walk into a typical blow-dry salon. You walk into an experience. Just Blow It is not your typical hair bar and here is why…

This place is full of inspirational quotes, and items that all of us girls love. They carry their own shirts which you can find at their store and a lot of other hair products.

You can also find clothing items and Jewelry from Downtown Divas boutique a local boutique in Orlando.

All about the glow 

This is definitely one of my favorite spots. The makeup bar makes you feel like you are getting ready for a performance, it makes you feel special. When I was getting ready for my wedding, Erica did my makeup which looked amazing, my eyebrows looked so real and for the very first time, I wore fake eyelashes. Just blow it has classes on makeup and skincare if you want to learn more, I know for sure I am going to the next one.

Just Blow It Orlando is a place that is friendly. The staff is very welcoming, kind and they listen to people’s needs. They have a variety of services which you can find on their services tab. One of the coolest things is that they have a BEAUTY BUS!! yes, a beauty bus that travels to locations providing their beauty services for special events.

Here are some shots of the process that day and the final look!

I would like to thank Just Blow It Orlando for such a great experience & for sponsoring me on my special day. For taking the time to open their doors early and making all the magic happen. It’s such a great feeling to walk into a place and feel comfortable and get treated like royalty.