DO YOU LONG TO DISCOVER, UPHOLD, AND SHARE YOUR CREATIVITY?

 

the creative exponent

cre·​a·​tive ex·po·nent (noun):

a person who believes in and upholds the truth of their creativity

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Do you feel like your
creative voice is
UNIMPORTANT?

Do you feel like what
you have to offer will
never be ENOUGH?

Do you feel like there
isn’t a place for your
CREATIVE IDEAS?

LATEST PODCASTS

Why Observation Is Such A Powerful Creative Tool

Observing and creativity go hand in hand.  There is such importance in slowing down and being observant.  This week Shaunna and Marian talk about how much harder this is due to all the digital distractions we have at our fingertips.  They still contend...

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Being An Apprentice With Jeanne Oliver

This week’s episode of The Creative Exponent welcomes its first guest, Artist, Author and Workshop Connoisseur, Jeanne Oliver.  Shaunna and Marian ask her questions surrounding her own creative journey, and find out what makes this creative entrepreneur...

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THE CREATIVE EXPONENT

BEST SUITED FOR

Anyone longing to discover, uphold and share their creativity.  Welcome to The Creative Exponent!

RUNNING A CREATIVE BUSINESS

BEST SUITED FOR

Creatives wanting to turn their creativity into a business  or grow an existing business.

ESTABLISHING YOUR BRAND VOICE

BEST SUITED FOR

Creatives beginning a new business or upholding an established business looking for more clarity and storytelling.

MARIAN

MARIAN

Marian is a paint enthusiast & natural encourager.  She is the epitome of a multi-passionate entrepreneur with a spiderweb of creative endeavors including writing, photography, design, fine art, furniture refinishing, and home décor.  She has a habit of turning every hobby into a business, which can be simultaneously amazing and a problem.  You can find Marian elsewhere on the internet by Googling Miss Mustard Seed…

SHAUNNA

SHAUNNA

Shaunna is a chronic creative dabbler, a mom of two, and creator of the lifestyle brand & blog, Perfectly Imperfect.  Her dabblings have included writing, photography, painting furniture, retail, design and decorating, and most recently, branding and business consulting.  She has a tendency to plow forward into new endeavors like The Creative Exponent, and along the way, has also developed a soft spot for celebrating beauty in broken things and people.  Now, more than ever, she doesn’t want your creativity to be one of those things that feels broken…

ARE YOU A CREATIVE EXPONENT?

Find out today!

the creative exponent

The Importance of Asking Why

The Importance of Asking Why

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Creative Resiliance

Creative Resiliance

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Creative Resolutions

Creative Resolutions

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Creative Frontier

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Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

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Cordati Studies

Cordati Studies

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When We Get a NO

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I got a no recently.  In fact, it felt, at the time, like a pretty BIG NO. It was not...
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“We don’t eat our classmates”

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Last weekend, Jeff made a dangerous suggestion to me.  "Let's go to Barnes & Noble."  He knows it's one of...
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The Numbers are People

The Numbers are People

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Marian’s Sketchbook Confessions

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In this week's podcast episode, Don't Wait for Perfect, I made a creative confession...  I have been waiting for perfect...
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Don’t Wait for Perfect

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Do it Anyway

Do it Anyway

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So when we talk about going for it, there is fear. Real, raw, and sometimes paralyzing fear. Shaunna painting a...
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what is creative frontier for you?

what is creative frontier for you?

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Sharing Your Creativity

Sharing Your Creativity

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Upholding Your Creativity

Upholding Your Creativity

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The Birthday Cake

The Birthday Cake

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Liz’s Light Filled Loft

Liz’s Light Filled Loft

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Well, well, well. We have a thing for notebooks, paint supplies, brushes, pens...you get it.  But, as creatives, we also have a huge affinity...
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nothing new under the sun

nothing new under the sun

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As a creative, I long to be original, yet I always find myself looking to the past or to others...to...
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Marian’s Creative Space

Marian’s Creative Space

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I am a firm believer that a creative workspace needs to be beautiful. I spent many years creating on my...
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