Through years of working closely with creators, we've discovered seven distinct reasons why we are driven to create—joy, calm, connection, energy, growth, expression, and renewal. We call these the creative intentions.
Step one of the Create Room Journey will help you identify your core creative intention, but you will likely feel driven to fulfill each of them at different times. We invite you to join us this month as we focus on creating room for joy!
Create Room For Joy: Join our monthly intention challenge!
For you, joy might be discovered through trying new things, achieving personal goals, being and staying organized, creating something with vivid, bright, or favorite colors, or creating with others. Whatever it is, we encourage you to create room for more of it this month. If you need some ideas, check out our Create Room Facebook Community Challenge!
Listen to our Joy Playlist: Have an impromptu dance party (Use our playlist for song recommendations!) Play your favorite music, let loose, and celebrate the joy of self-expression through dance.
Create 5 new things: You were born to create! The act of seeing something come to life through your own efforts, no matter how small, is a sure way to find a daily spark of joy. Not sure what to create? Keep an eye out for our next Creator Club craft event and join us online! Click here to learn more.
Establish a gratitude practice: Reflecting on the positive things in your life can bring increased happiness. Create a memory jar full of tokens or notes from joyful experiences or start a gratitude journal in the "Defining Moments" section of the Create Room Planner.
Create a joy vision board: Create a vision board filled with images, words, and symbols that represent your aspirations and the joy you want to invite into your life. Display it in the "Vision" section of your Create Room Planner or in a prominent place to inspire and remind you of your goals.
Do 5 random acts of kindness: Perform acts of kindness to spread joy to others. Craft uplifting notes/cards that you can leave in public spaces for others to discover! Use vibrant colors to spark joy and inspire. Need more inspiration? Check out our Create Room for Good projects.
Spruce up your craft space: Add new colors or decor that makes you happy. This will invite you to keep coming back! Read our blog on 3 reasons why plants are a great addition to your space.
JOY ESSENTIAL OILS
Set joy as your intention and craft alongside our aromatic essential oils. Use Joy or any of the other six intention oils.
This month, we've turned to our community to see what songs make our creators feel happy. Turn on this playlist while you create to let more joy into your routine!
Hang our Pretty Print in your DreamBox or display on your wall. Click here or on the image above to download your print.
We're all busy and it's easy to forget. Click on an image below (or hold down if you're on a phone!) to download one of our joy themed phone wallpapers and set it as your home or lock screen as a consistent reminder of your commitment to focus on joy this month.
For most regular sized screens, download our smaller wallpaper below. (If you own a larger phone, keep scrolling down further for our specially-sized wallpapers.)
For larger sized phones, download our special sized wallpaper here: