2015 was a good year for creativity. From Elizabeth Gilbert鈥檚 smash hit Big Magic to our very own Brit Morin鈥檚 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鈥檚 resolutions included reading more and being more creative, we鈥檝e got the books for you! Below are some new (and awesome) books on creativity that are hitting shelves this year. You鈥檒l definitely want to mark those release dates on your calendar.


1. Craft for the Soul: How to Get the Most Out of Your Creative Life by Pip Lincolne ($22): Pip Lincolne is one of the reigning queens of creativity, running a super-popular blog, Meet Me at Mike鈥檚, about all things crafty. Now she鈥檚 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.


2. Celebrate聽by Lauren Conrad ($29): We鈥檝e trusted her with beauty and style, so why wouldn鈥檛 she have the ultimate advice for getting creative while hosting too? With tips for invitations, food, drinks, decorations and gifts, LC鈥檚 got you covered.


3. The Maker; Beyond Decorating: Crafting a Unique Space by Tamara Maynes ($17): With chapters like 鈥淒eveloping a Maker鈥檚 Eye,鈥 this one鈥檚 guaranteed to help you start thinking creatively when it comes to your home, and give you some practical ways to do it too.


4. Pure Soapmaking: How to Create Nourishing Organic Skin Care Soaps 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鈥 guide.


5. Design Your Life: Creating Success Through Personal Style by Rachel Roy ($21): Remember that old saying, 鈥淒ress for the job you want, not the one you have?鈥 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.


6. Grace & Style: The Art of Pretending You Have It by Grace Helbig ($12): We don鈥檛 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.


7. Sharpie Art Pack: A Book and Guided Sketch Pad for Creative Mark Making by Timothy Goodman ($20): It doesn鈥檛 take much to get creative. We bet you鈥檝e 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聽by Jessa Crispin ($16): We鈥檙e all about using every trick in the book when it comes to getting those creative juices flowing. This 鈥渃olorful guide that demystifies both the tarot and the creative process鈥 might just be the coolest trick we鈥檝e seen yet.


9. Color Your Dreams: 100 Inspiring Words, Captivating Coloring Pages and Uplifting Activities by Juliet Madison ($15): We couldn鈥檛 not include a coloring book. This one鈥檚 extra cool since it鈥檚 not just a coloring book 鈥 it also includes some guided meditations and activities that鈥檒l get your creative brain churning.

Which one of these new releases are you most excited for? Let us know on Twitter at @BritandCo!