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Showing up for creativity

How to shop up for creativity, even when you don't feel like it - Dala Muses

Showing up for creativity, what a challenge! There are so many days I just don’t make something, write for my blog, paint, decorate my house, …  You and I don’t have the perfect life after all. We have a lot of duties, chores, a difficult situation in life sometimes. Anyway, life can get in the way of what you would love to do all day: create.

‘I can’t move forward enough because I don’t have time’ was a very prominent thought. I decided to let that go. The thought itself was a crippling one. Ofcourse, time is an issue, but the thought was slowing me down more than the issue itself. If my blog and creativity are so important to me, I just have to MAKE time. And so I did. Read more


The bright yellow Mora clock

Drawing a Mora clock - Dala Muses

I shared a while ago that I have been drawing and doodling lately. If you missed that post, you can read it here. Swedish furniture and interior design is a huge source of inspiration for those drawings.  A real Mora clock is high up on my bucket list.  I bump into one occasionally but I haven’t found ‘the one Mora clock for my home’ yet. I will keep looking and meanwhile I have one of my own drawings to hang on the wall where the real thing is supposed to stand. No, I’m not really going to do that, that would look ridiculous :). Read more


Bringing back creativity

Daily creativity - Dala MusesThe first blog post. Scary. Exciting. The start of a new chapter. My newest creative project, alongside with my new coaching business. Can you feel that I’m shaking a little bit?

About a year ago I felt like I suddenly “had” to put my creativity on the side, on a daily base, to organize our move from Belgium to Sweden properly. Thinking about how to hand over my previous business, preparing to sell our house, handling the paperwork to get accepted in the Swedish system. It was basically life getting in the way of being creative. That’s what I told myself at least for a while: that creativity just can’t come first, im-pos-si-ble.  Read more