As a creative entrepreneur, it can often be a challenge to consistently be creating new and innovative work. With the pressures of social media and the pressures of running a business, it’s no wonder that creative entrepreneurs can easily fall into a creative rut.
In this week’s episode of the This Week in Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with custom invitation designer and calligrapher Lauren Essl about her struggle with being in a creative rut. We’re getting real in this week’s episode, and we’re certain that creative entrepreneurs will be able to relate.
About our guest:
Blue Eye Brown Eye is a calligraphy and design studio specializing in custom wedding and event invitations, calligraphy services, and calligraphy classes. Founder Lauren Essl began Blue Eye Brown Eye (named after her rescue pup, Olive, with a blue and brown eye) in 2010, and has worked with countless clients and taught thousands (really!) of people the art of pointed pen calligraphy.
You can also find online calligraphy classes by Lauren through Brit + Co. Lauren lives in Fort Worth with her husband, Travis, and three doggies.
In this episode, listeners will hear about:
- Lauren’s background in the wedding and event industry
- How social media can dampen one’s creativity
- How the comparison game can get the best of you
- How being a part of a collective or shared workspace can help spur your creativity
Want to connect with Lauren?