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Staying Inspired!

“There are no original ideas. There are only original people.” -Barbara Grizzuti Harrison   *Where do we get our inspiration from? Our customers are always asking us, “How do you come up with all these ideas?” “How did you become SO creative?” Well, we would like to say that inspiration comes easy…that everything turns out […]

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Super Summer in Pictures at CREATE!

It seemed like we waited and waited for summer to come along, and suddenly, we’re on the downside of July and the back-to-school shopping ads are appearing! It always go faster than you think it’s going to, doesn’t it?! Even though summer isn’t over yet, we wanted to share with you the fun we have […]

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Beautiful Repurposing!

CREATE has the privilege of teaming up with our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore several times each year to host a Ladies Night of purposeful repurposing! Our combined goal is to create something beautiful from objects that might otherwise find their way to the landfill. Earlier this spring, we designed a colorful dragonfly made out of […]

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The Tradition of Sewing

Sewing, whether by hand or on a machine, has been a tradition often passed down from generation to generation for centuries. Daughters have watched their mothers and grandmothers lovingly craft handmade garments destined to be handed down through the years. The knowledge that is shared is not only a treasure but also a wonderful opportunity […]

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Women, Hobbies, and the “G” Word

Ladies. Be honest: How often do you take time to pursue your own passions? Daily? Weekly? Maybe, “I can’t remember the last time I crafted/sewed/blogged/took pictures/went to yoga/gardened/did whatever it was I used to do before getting married/buying a home/having kids?”   In our last blog post, we talked about being creative together as a […]

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Creativity: A Family Affair

Do you consider yourself a “creative” parent? Or do you look at Pinterest with dread seeing all the creative ideas you AREN’T doing? Well, we have a little secret to share: You don’t have to be a crafty, creative, or artsy parent to make creativity a part of the memories you make with your family! Doing […]

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The Impact of One Little Word

Have you heard of “One Little Word”?  Traditionally, these kinds of posts are written as one year is ending and a new one is beginning. The idea is to carefully choose a word as a sort of theme for yourself; a word to provide guidance, to fall back on, to keep yourself on whatever path you’ve […]

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The Joy of Making & Buying Handmade Goods

CREATE was born from a passion for creativity and a love of crafting something deeply personal and meaningful, whether as a family keepsake or as a cherished gift to a special loved one. As CREATE has grown and evolved over the past three years, our appreciation for handmade has grown right along with the store. […]

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Spend a Day Off With Your Child This Spring!

If you are fortunate enough to have a career that permits paid time off, or even vacation time, it is not a bad idea to take a day off to spend with your kid! First, ensure that your superiors are absolutely fine with you taking the day off, as you don’t want any guilt or […]

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CREATE Teams up with Omaha’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore!

CREATE and Habitat for Humanity ReStore have teamed up to do a monthly Ladies Night! The ReStore is an extension of Habitat for Humanity in the form of a discount retail store with one hundred percent of net proceeds going directly to improve the quality of life for families in the Omaha community. At the […]

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