9 New Creativity Books That Will Inspire You
2015 was a good year for creativity. From Elizabeth Gilbert’s smash hit Big Magic to our very own Brit Morin’s Homemakers, we had lots to choose from in the inspiration-for-getting-creative department, and 2016 is shaping up to be just as great. If your list of New Year’s resolutions included reading more and being more creative, we’ve got the books for you! Below are some new (and awesome) books on creativity that are hitting shelves this year. You’ll definitely want to mark those release dates on your calendar.
by Pip Lincolne ($22): Pip Lincolne is one of the reigning queens of creativity, running a super-popular blog, Meet Me at Mike’s, about all things crafty. Now she’s turning it over to us with this new book full of tips for organizing your time and brain space to be just as creative as she is.
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by Tamara Maynes ($17): With chapters like “Developing a Maker’s Eye,” this one’s guaranteed to help you start thinking creatively when it comes to your home, and give you some practical ways to do it too.
by Anne-Marie Faiola ($20): Artisanal soaps are having a serious moment. Why not get in on the action and make some of your own? Get creative with scents and textures using this super helpful beginners’ guide.
by Rachel Roy ($21): Remember that old saying, “Dress for the job you want, not the one you have?” Well, who better to tell you exactly how to do that than legendary designer Rachel Roy? Get creative with your personal style in 2016 with this inspirational guide.
by Grace Helbig ($12): We don’t know about you, but we love our creativity advice with a side of humor. And the hilarious YouTuber-turned-girlboss Grace Helbig is the perfect example of the best of both worlds.
by Timothy Goodman ($20): It doesn’t take much to get creative. We bet you’ve got at least one sharpie lying around the house, so go ahead and put it to use with this super cool guidebook.
8. Creative Tarot: A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life by Jessa Crispin ($16): We’re all about using every trick in the book when it comes to getting those creative juices flowing. This “colorful guide that demystifies both the tarot and the creative process” might just be the coolest trick we’ve seen yet.
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by Juliet Madison ($15): We couldn’t not include a coloring book. This one’s extra cool since it’s not just a coloring book — it also includes some guided meditations and activities that’ll get your creative brain churning.