While we鈥檝e all got busy schedules, from working and studying to jam-packed social lives and home improvement considerations, we鈥檝e still got our creative aspirations too. Even if you鈥檝e got just one hour to spare before the Oscars this weekend, we鈥檝e got 12 ways to maximize your creativity. Ready, set, go!


1. Jessica Pezalla鈥檚 Paper Flowers Online Class ($19): If you鈥檝e got a wedding coming up and you鈥檙e not excited about the traditional flower approach, or you simply want to add some color to your home in a flower form that won鈥檛 die after a few days, this paper flower class is for you. It鈥檒l teach you all you need to know to make flowers that will last forever and ever.


2. Lauren Essi鈥檚 Calligraphy 201 Online Class + Kit ($152): If you鈥檝e already got the basics down and you鈥檙e looking to up your game, this class is for you. If you need some supply refreshments, go with the class and kit combo.


3. Tessa Huff鈥檚 Cake Decorating Online Class + Kit ($101): Pretty much every occasion is better when there鈥檚 cake added 鈥 and they鈥檙e about a trillion times better if said cake is also pretty and homemade. So yup, this class and kit gives you everything you need to start making every aspect of your life one trillion times better.


4. Maryanne Moodie鈥檚 Intro to Latch Hook Online Class + Kit ($41): From initial design to finished product, you鈥檒l get all the tools (literally and figuratively) you need to become a latch hook professional with this class and kit. You鈥檒l be binding edges before you know it!


5. Alexi Bullock鈥檚 Intro to Adobe Illustrator Online Class ($39): If you love graphic design and might want to try your hand at it 鈥 or if you鈥檙e ready to upgrade software and take the leap into Illustrator 鈥 this class is just what you need. It鈥檒l demystify the whole thing and make it easy as pie for you to jump right into the wild world of Adobe.


6. Liz Maute Cooke鈥檚 Custom Stationery Online Class + Kit ($80): Store-bought stationary? No, thank you 鈥 not when you can make your own! And that鈥檚 exactly what you鈥檒l be doing when you鈥檙e done with this class and kit pair.


7. Roxy Taghavian鈥檚 Sewing Online Class ($19): Your grandma always sewed, but somehow you managed to never learn from her and now you鈥檙e absolutely kicking yourself. Never fear 鈥 the opportunity isn鈥檛 over with this cool online class.


8. Meredith Crawford鈥檚 How to Crochet Online Class + Kit ($49): This class and kit will teach you all the things you need to know to make your very own super-beautiful and mega-functional crocheted basket. Just think of all the things you can keep in there!


9. Kristen Gula鈥檚 Embroidery Online Class + Kit ($29): From t-shirts to dish towels, add your personal touch with this embroidery online class and kit. Sign up for this bad boy and you鈥檒l come out the other end with complete mastery of the back stitch, satin stitch and French knot. Boom!


10. Eunice Moyle鈥檚 Letterpress Online Class + Kit ($203): From birthday and anniversary wishes to out-of-the-blue greetings and every kind of invitation under the sun, everything is better when it鈥檚 handmade and ultra-customized. This letterpress class and kit will have you doing just that and more in only 35 minutes.


11. Tiffany Whipps鈥 Jewelry Making and Metalworking Online Class + Kit ($66): If you鈥檝e been looking for that certain piece of jewelry for so long and just can鈥檛 seem to find it, give up鈥 and make your own! This class and kit gives you all the info and essentials to sail into DIY jewelry in no time at all.


12. Marisa McClellan鈥檚 Jam-Making Online Class ($19): If you鈥檙e growing a garden or have a tendency to over-buy produce, this jam-making class is just what you need. You鈥檒l never waste produce 鈥 or have to eat toast with anything less than homemade deliciousness 鈥 ever again.

What鈥檚 on your creative schedule? Let us know on Twitter @BritandCo!

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