I am guilty on saving pages of magazines, bookmarking, pinteresting lots of inspirational ideas and not using them effectively.
To combat this, sometimes I am deliberately using a sketch, photo or a design as the starting point for a layout. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
Michelle La Grue found this sketch by Becky Fleck:
I strayed from the sketch, but still you can see where I found the inspiration:
And this cute shoe (by JoyFolie) I found in Pinterest:
what the inspiration for this layout:
I used everything this time, the colour palette, the stripes, the orange and white round shapes.