This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Sep 2, 201318 Ways To Inspire Your Inner CreativityEveryone has the potential to be creative. Here is a list of some basic ideas to maximize your inspiration!by kat_pineappleCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Do you ever feel bored with yourself or your life? tumblr.com Or do you feel absolutely zapped of all creative juices? upload.wikimedia.org Look no further than this list of ideas to inspire you! offbeatworlds.com Now on to the list! 1. Find a place that you love. cdn.sortrature.com api.ning.com Many times it is difficult to find a place that makes you feel absolutely comfortable and calm in. Finding "your place" is like the groundwork of creativity. It can be the beginning of something great! 2. Create a playlist of your favorite tunes. ucarliyiq.biz ctmusictherapy.com Music is a beautiful thing that can set the mood for your newest project. When choosing music for your playlist, decide on which songs by thinking of the tone that they will set. 3. Take a walk. blogger.com all-wallpapers.net Sometimes the best inspiration is found by observing your surroundings. Get outside, take a walk, and look around you. You might see something that will spark an interest in you! 4. Talk to new people. blogger.com berkeleyside.com Many people have interesting, original stories. Talking to unique people can bring out an artistic flair in some people and can make people want to do equally unique things. Also, it's always good to meet new people! 5. Find your passion. infinitydish.com wallpoper.com Whether it be drawing, reading, knitting, experimenting, or photography, everyone has a passion. When you find yours, you can use it to express yourself in different, interesting ways. 6. Find your medium. craftcouncil.org me·di·umnoun (plural media /-dēə/ or mediums)1. the intervening substance through which impressions are conveyed to the senses or a force acts on objects at a distance graphics8.nytimes.com A medium is the way through which you express yourself. Choose your favorite medium and experiment with it. Try different mediums also. Some mediums include watercolors, pencils, ceramics, chalk, paper, fabric, ink, metal, and much more. 7. Take a look at different websites that have topics that inspire you. wikimotive.com store.mentalfloss.com The two websites above have a variety of different topics that can spark your interest. There are many more websites out there for more specialized topics, so you can research for more also. 8. Keep a creativity board. debbiemahony.com Get a cork board and pushpins. Every time that you see something that inspires you in a magazine, pin it on the board. Pin fabrics you like, patterns that are bold and colorful, photographs of places you want to go to, or whatever you like. The next time you are bored, take a look at your creativity board and feel inspired! (basically a real life pinterest) 9. Take a nap. wordpress.com static.tumblr.com Dreaming is one of the greatest ways to get inspiration. If you can dream, anything can happen. Sleep is like a place where you can do anything that you want, as long as it takes place in your mind. Use your dreams to amp up your creativity. 10. Use your moods. api.ning.com*hk9ZjMJMsUWmbP3FN7lEX1BkIoc0vuQIvYAe2KAksb0RpxQBFxeN8PNg1a-Vt7L3ntt/eyes7.jpg beautifullife.info As with Picasso's Blue Period, many great works of creativity are influenced by emotion. The next time you are feeling sad, angry, ecstatic, or confused, start a new project. It will be influenced by your feelings and can turn out even better than if you weren't feeling any strong emotion. 11. Use your imagination. s6.favim.com stuffkit.com Sometimes the most creative and inspiring things aren't realistic at all. Set time aside to daydream and let you mind run wild. See what crazy things that you can come up with, then use them in a project. 12. Read a book. upload.wikimedia.org digsdigs.com Books are known to transport you to far away, imaginary lands of wonder and amazement. You can channel the creativity that these books give you into your newest work of art, or your latest creation. 13. Do something that you have never done before. wordpress.com balihai.com Doing new things is a stimulant of your creativity. By doing new things, you are waking up parts of yourself to all-new experiences and inspiration that you may have not known before. Some ideas include: Running around in the rain at night, zip lining through a forest, hiking in the dead of winter, seeing a movie at a drive in, falling asleep in a tree house, watching a sunset, etc. 14. Look at things a new way. i.huffpost.com oddballdaily.com wordpress.com Try to look at the mundane things in your life with new eyes. Don't go through the motions; use the things around you to make every day more creative and imaginative. 15. Eat. tumblr.com blogs.vf11ind.com Food is a great way not only to build community with your family and friends, but also to inspire yourself. Blueberries are a good example: they contain antioxidants, and are thought to increase brain power. Some things to stay away from are caffeine, processed foods, and foods with high saturated and trans fats. 16. Be less stressed. sm4em.org img2.timeinc.net Stress has been shown to zap your creativity. Because of this, you should increase your sleep levels, eat healthier, and get caught up on your work. All of these things may be hard, but they will benefit in the long run. Your inner artist will thank you. 17. Reduce Bad Smells diariobs.com.br upload.wikimedia.org If your workplace smelled like dog food or old socks, could you concentrate there? If the answer is no, you might want to make your workplace smell better. Certain smells like cinnamon and vanilla are thought to increase creativity. An idea for a cheap way to make your workplace smell good is to put a drop of an essential oil, like vanilla, on a light bulb. When you turn it on, the smell of that essential oil will diffuse throughout the room. 18. Do what you love. freshbooks.com 1000heads.com hdwallpapersplus.com When you are happy, your creativity level will explode! If you are happy, then you will almost always enjoy what you are working on. Creativity and inspiration isn't about quantity; it's about quality. So make sure that you are content above all other things!