5 creatives you need to be following on Instagram right now

Hello creatives.

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  If Mondays are tough and just a bit soul-crushing for you, I'm here to help.  Or, if you're like me and Mondays don't mean anything to you because you just work all the time, then I hope this will inject some inspiration into your day and fuel your creativity.

Instagram is an vehicle for people from all walks of life to spread their creativity out into the world, and who better to follow along with than creatives themselves?  Here are five creatives who's Instagram accounts you must start following immediately.

1.  Bookhou

Bookhou is a multi-disciplinary studio based in Toronto and consists of John Booth and Arounna Khounnoraj.  They emphasize natural hand materials and small production pieces - and their work is absolutely gorgeous.  Warning, their Instagram page will have you yearning for their stuff.    

Paper Fashion is a website owned and operated by New York-based watercolour artist, Katie Rodgers.  Katie's incredible talent has led her to be commissioned by some pretty huge names, like Cartier, Kate Spade, Valentino, Coach, and more.  Her Instagram page is drenched in inspiration and lets you follow Kate through her life of uber-success in the art world. 

The Merriweather Council is founded and solely run by stich-wizard Danielle Spurge, based in Norfolk, Virginia.  Danielle creates embroidered hoops and initial necklaces and her work has been featured in numerous national publications.  Her Instagram page is filled with refreshing colour and pattern, and will keep you coming back for more.

Heart Meets Paper is owned and operated by stationary wonder and interior designer, Lisa Anderson.  Her work is simplistic and gorgeous.  She is based out of Ottawa and her Instagram page chronicles not just her work but also her life, which will make you want to be her BFF.

5.  Yuliya

Yuliya is a Norway-based wool artist who creates garments, scarfs, handknit accessories, felted jewelry, and more.  You can find her work in her Etsy shop and it's really very lovely.  Yuliya's Instagram page features snaps from her European surroundings and let me tell you - if you weren't already dying to go to Europe, you will be after this.  

Have a suggestion for an Instagram page we should check out?  Leave it in the comments!

Happy creating!

- Amy  xo

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