Your Most Inspiring Images of 2016

by Grace Bonney


To get ready to tackle this year head-on, I’ve been cleaning out my email inbox, old notes on my phone and trying to glean through all the bits and clips of inspiration to see what to carry forward with me into 2017. And as I look through the things I’ve saved, I’m reminded of all of the incredible images you all shared with us in our DS hashtag challenges for 2016. So today I wanted to highlight our top 12 images of the entire year, based on your likes, comments and views. From sunsets and flowers to cat paws and incredible tiled arches, these photos will get you started on the right path for a creative new year. xo, grace

Image above by @skinny_wolf of @katiemarxflowers via @ameliapresents


Image above by @ameliahedgehog


Image above by @clairecudahy


Image above by @ch_chitnis


Image above courtesy of @peopleiveloved (photo by @litttlest also stocked at @ameliapresents) 


Image above: Carrot embroidery by @catchtheinspiration


Image above by @alpana.deshmukh


Image above by @sophia_kaplan


Image above by @craftsandacat


Image above by @francespalmer


Image above by @wrightkitchen


Image above by @georgiannalane

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