Creative Crushin'

In this series, Brit + Co's Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer Anjelika Temple shares the inspiring stories of bold creatives, badass entrepreneurs, and brilliant go-getters. Prepare to swoon.

Katrina McHugh, the Designer Who Will Change the Way You Look at Pop Songs

"What did I love to do as a kid? What do I get giddy just thinking about? What did I almost feel guilty doing because I loved it so much? I wanted more of that in my life."

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How Cat Coquillette Quit Her Day Job and Became a Nomad

鈥淥ne of the best perks about working online is that I have complete freedom over where I do my work. As long as I have a steady WiFi connection, I can pretty much do my job anywhere.鈥

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Insta DMs and Wine Inspired Liz Franco + Danielle Kelley to Launch a Creative Retreat

鈥淲e knew we wanted to create something exclusively for mothers 鈥 something that would be an intersection of both community + creativity."

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Meet Joy Cho, the Brilliant Designer and Blogger Behind Oh Joy!

鈥淛ust do your thing. I find when I focus on challenging myself and trying new things, then I feel satisfied with my work and I don鈥檛 worry about comparisons as much.鈥

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10 Reasons Why Ban.do鈥檚 Jen Gotch Is Our Creative Spirit Animal

鈥淚 find being alive to be pretty inspiring. The things I see, hear, smell, experience. Movies, the work of others, the stuff at the swap meet, the stuff in fancy department stores, museums, THE INTERNET鈥 the list goes on.鈥

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Put a Tassel on It! Meet Amina Mucciolo of Studio Mucci

鈥淢ake what you like! Make what you want to see. I ALWAYS start there. There are bound to be many people that will share your interests and appreciate your creative perspective, so just be yourself.鈥

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The Oh-So-Colorful My Friend Court Will Make You Want to Paint On the Daily

"I have always been a color chaser, even having the nickname Skittles in high school. I love art and fashion and combine the two however and whenever I can."

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How Watercolor Artist Jenna Rainey Became Insta-Famous

鈥淎rt is more about the experience and journey than it is impressing others. Once it becomes more about impressing other people, you completely lose who you are as an individual and a creative.鈥

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Hello!Lucky Founder Eunice Moyle Went from Working in a Pet Store to Owning Her Own Company

"I love showing people how easy it is to be creative 鈥 if you just break things down into simple steps. It鈥檚 kind of like learning to walk before you run, skip, shimmy, and ultimately do the tango!"

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Expert Artist Stephanie Stone Has Painted the Nails of Miley, Taylor, Lorde and More

鈥淧ut the ego away. Find other artists who are willing to share their knowledge and tricks with you, and learn as much as you possibly can from them. The more you build each other up, the further everyone can go.鈥

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Meet Deeana Garcia, aka the Woman Who Is Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

鈥淎bsorb all you can from the experience of making and sharing what you create with the world. Even when you may run into something that鈥檚 hard to grasp or doesn鈥檛 come naturally, embrace it.鈥

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How Color-Obsessed Aja Frierson Turned Her Love of Nail Polish into a Company

鈥淏eauty inspires me: beauty in art and nature, in people and in everyday objects. Bringing more beauty into the world of the everyday was a major part of my inspiration to create Habit.鈥

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Meet Allison House: Designer, Artist, Coder and Die-Hard Buffy Fangirl ;)

鈥淚 fell in love with the immediacy of interactive design as a pre-teen. When I built my first website, an ode to聽Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I couldn鈥檛 believe how easy it was to code a few lines and get a result.鈥

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Francesca Greggs of Lemonwood Imprints Thinks You鈥檙e Totally Spongeworthy

"You have to be fearless enough to find your own creative voice before anyone will listen to it. Any project is an opportunity to push a boundary and make a unique statement, and it鈥檚 okay to fail."

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