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Why non-creatives should not be scared of craft workshops.

As a self-confessed workshopaholic I have often met them. The non-creatives. Or at least that is who they think they are.
They usually are at a workshop as a gift or in a group activity (like a baby-shower or a birthday). With slight panic in their eyes they enter the craft studio. Apologising beforehand that they are incapable of making anything nice, because they "are not creative at all".
Well here's the news: there is no such thing as a non-creative!

"Oh, but I am not creative at all!"
The first misconception: "I have no imagination."
Really? In childhood you made dozens of drawings, paper planes and clay models. Your imagination does not disappear. You are just using it in a different way now. Maybe you are fantasising about your travel plans, home d├ęcor, diner or a revolution.
When you cherish and challenge your imagination your ideas will become fresher and bolder. Clear your mind and something will appear in your head. Ask people who meditat…