We’ve got a fearless little non-profit organization called Make-It Springfield, and it’s a home and makers’ space for those who want to live a creative life. We are obsessed with creativity and in love with western Massachusetts, and especially the city of Springfield which is clearly a place filled with vital resilient people. Creatives are […]
From Our Ex. Dir.
I think we all need mentors and models and that we have to be very careful our pride does not get so big that we cannot ask others for help. If you create or design, if you want to make things, or want to invent something cool, I hope you will remember that none of us is a […]
“If writing, or inventing, or painting or designing makes you feel whole, then let the good feelings flow.” Recommitting to your creative life is something you may need to remember to do again and again and again. If you are a maker or you are someone who is trying to stay on your creative path, I […]
Please allow me to encourage you creators and makers. Don’t allow this pandemic to put you into a creative rut. If you are worried that there is an absence of inspiration, try to remember that there are typically many paths to achieving your goals. So maybe for 2022 you only need to find one that works […]
Author Elizabeth Gilbert says “Often what keeps you from creative living is your self- absorption. (your self-doubt, self disgust, self- judgement, or your crushing sense of self- protection.)” So at Make-It Springfield we encourage you to let your creative projects and ideas flow. Speak it, do it every day and don’t ever think you have to […]