September 2015’s Theme is School

September 5th, 2015

At the end of each month I will announce the totally optional theme for the following month. September's theme is School. It's back to school time here, so it inspired me to do this theme again! 

As always, this month's theme for the Creative Every Day Challenge is totally optional. Use it if it inspires you, continue being creative every day in your own way if it doesn't, or do something in between. You can sign up for the 2015 Creative Every Day Challenge anytime. More info can be found here and the sign-up page is here.

When time allows, I'll be posting about the theme to help keep you inspired. You can use the posts here for jumping off points or interpret the theme in your own creative way. If you need some suggestions, here are a few ideas to get you started. You could:

  • *Take a back to school picture of your child or yourself.      
  • *Learn something new this month.       
  • *Write freely about a first day at school in your life.             
  • *Work with chalk, chalkboard, or chalk ink.    
  • *Play with school supplies in your work like graph paper, rulers, pencils or crayola crayons.           

How to use the CED themes:

If you're feeling creatively stuck or blocked at any point during the month, use the theme as a source of inspiration to get you moving. Feel free to focus on the theme in your creative activities for the entire month or as much as you'd like.

Using the theme is entirely optional for CED participants. Use it if it inspires you, ignore it if it doesn't. I'll be sharing posts throughout the month around the theme (among other things) to get you thinking about how to incorporate it into your life. I'd love to hear how you use the theme in your creative world.

And have fun with it!

One Response

I’ve just stumbled upon this and think this is a wonderful idea. The back to school theme is a good one when it comes to creativity as not many people think of it.
Nice work :)

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