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Organizing and creativity go hand-in-hand. Organizing creates space for creativity, and creativity makes organizing more fun! Regardless of where you create—in a shared space, dedicated craft room or temporary work area—this self-paced workshop will show you how to get organized so you can enjoy your creative work even more. Best yet, you can get started today!

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Organize Your Creative Space

Turn creative chaos into inspired order!

* This is an instant download product. (87 pages of content—including worksheets, checklists and planning forms.)

At simplify 101 we believe organizing and creativity go hand-in-hand. Organizing creates space for creativity, and creativity makes organizing more fun! Whether you're into scrapbooking, sewing, knitting, photography, painting, jewelry-making or other creative pursuits, this self-paced workshop shows you how to put together a functional and inspiring area, no matter how much room you have to work with! 

  • Do you feel like you spend all of your creative time sifting through creative clutter?
  • Does it feel like as soon as you haul out your supplies, it’s time to put them away again?
  • Are you regularly surprised to find supplies or tools you forgot you had? Or worse, are you regularly frustrated when you can’t put your hands on the things you know you have?
  • Do you feel like your creative space zaps your creativity?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, there is a better way. And I'd love to share it with you! 

My name is Aby Garvey, and in addition to enjoying several creative hobbies, I’m the founder and co-owner of simplify 101. I’m also the author of The Happy Scrapper and co-author of The Organized & Inspired Scrapbooker. 

I created Organize Your Creative Space because I am passionate about helping creative people find the perfect balance between creativity and organization, that place where a space is organized just right so it supports your creative process and inspires you. In the workshop I share my top tips and strategies for setting up an organized area that truly works for you. You’ll find out how to pull together a space that looks like you, thinks like you and allows you to enjoy your creative work even more. Best of all, you’ll learn how to create an organized space that inspires you and fuels your creativity.

How will you benefit from taking this self-paced workshop?

  • Get motivation and ideas to set up an organized craft room that is both functional and beautiful
  • Find out how to organize your creative work area and materials so you’re free to do the thing you love most—have fun, play and create!
  • Discover the secrets to putting together a craft space based on how you think and work. In the process you’ll clear the barriers that get in the way of your creative process and enjoy your creative work even more! 
  • Find out how to select the best storage solutions to organize your creative tools and supplies. Select storage solutions that enhance your creative process, so you can easily find and use your creative tools and supplies, and stop wasting money on storage solutions that don’t work for you! 
  • I’ve mapped out the process of organizing your creative space, using an easy to follow, bite-sized approach. You’ll be able to confidently organize and declutter your space without feeling overwhelmed.  
  • At the end of this workshop, you will have a creative space that fuels your creativity, making it more fun (and easier) to get more of your creative work done!

Here’s what you get with the Organize Your Creative Space self-paced workshop:

lesson 1:  get inspired

Lesson 1 lays the foundation for the rest of the workshop. Here’s what we’ll do…

  • I’ll walk you through a process that allows you to pinpoint the ideal conditions for your creative space. The insight gained from this process takes the guesswork out of setting up an organized space that will work great for you! 
  • You’ll go on a visual inspiration scavenger hunt and create an idea file for your project. This step will save you time and give you the confidence you need to create a space that isn’t just functional but visually appealing to you, too.  
  • You’ll find out a simple technique to become aware of your creative process. This lays the foundation for organizing your creative space so it supports your natural way of doing things, making it easier (and more fun) to do your creative work!
lesson 2:  make a plan + start decluttering!

In Lesson 2, we’ll build on the foundation from the last lesson and cover the following…
  • I’ll map out how to put together a vision and a plan for your space. This will simplify the organizing process and ensure you’re happy with your space when you’re finished. 
  • You’ll find out a simple way to organize a multipurpose space so it easy to do your creative work and keep your space organized going forward. If maintaining order after you organize is a challenge for you, you won’t want to miss out on this simple but effective idea! 
  • You’ll get an overview of furniture options for your creative space so you can select furniture and arrange it with confidence and ease.  
  • I’ll share a simple approach to decluttering your creative tools and supplies. These ideas make it easy to make progress even if you’re short on time or get overwhelmed while decluttering. 
lesson 3:  sort + edit your creative tools and supplies

In Lesson 3, you’ll find out how to easily sort and edit your creative tools and supplies. Here’s what we’ll dig into and do during this lesson. 

  • I’ll share several options for decluttering and organizing your creative tools and supplies, plus pointers to help you choose the approach that will work best for you! 
  • You’ll get simple questions to ask while editing your supplies that will help you let go of things that no longer interest you and confidently decide what to keep going forward. These simple questions will help you feel good about clearing out your creative clutter.
  • You’ll find out a simple way to make sure your decluttering efforts pay off and help you achieve the look, feel and functionality you want in your creative space. 
  • I’ll lay out eleven sorting tips to help you stay focused and work efficiently without getting overwhelmed. 
lesson 4:  create your organized + inspiring creative space

In lesson 4, you’ll put the finishing touches on your creative space. Here’s how. 
  • I’ll share how to select containers that will support your creative process and give your room the functionality and style you crave. You won’t waste money on costly storage solutions that won’t work for you. 
  • You’ll find out simple and fun ways to make your space sparkle and inspire you on an ongoing basis. This step transforms your space from one that is simply functional into one that is inspiring and a place you really want to be. 
  • I’ll map out simple steps you can take to keep your space organized going forward. This step will ensure that you’ll continue to enjoy using your creative space for years to come!

7 reasons to love simplify 101’s self-paced workshops

With simplify 101's self-paced workshops, you will...
  1. See immediate results. With action-oriented content, you’ll begin creating results in the very first lesson!

  2. Save time. We’ve mapped out the exact steps to complete your project, so you can get busy taking action.

  3. Learn on your time schedule. Enjoy your self-paced workshop any time that works for you.

  4. Save money. You’ll get expert-created, quality content for a fraction of the cost of working with an expert one-on-one.

  5. Enjoy bite-sized content. You’ll see how easy it is to take action without getting overwhelmed.

  6. Create lasting change. You’ll complete projects and create new habits.
  7. Have fun while you get things done!

Good Stuff to Know
    • This self-paced workshop is an instant download pdf document that includes the handouts from simplify 101’s online workshop Organize Your Creative Space. This download does not include access to any of the online workshop features such as the online community, online checklist, access to the instructor, gallery, forum, etc.
    • Purchase of this self-paced workshop qualifies you to join an upcoming session of the Organize Your Creative Space online workshop as an alumnus if you decide you would like to organize with the support and inspiration of the simplify 101 online community and your instructor Aby Garvey. As an alumnus you will qualify to take the online version of this workshop for 50% off regular enrollment.
    • Immediately following your payment, you will be provided a download link that you may use to download your document. The download is in PDF format, which may be read and printed with the free Adobe Reader.

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