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Maker Mood Bonus: Holiday Thumpin’

A new year is rapidly approaching and I want to help bring it in with some joy!! Whether you are visiting family, still clocking in to work on the holiday, or simply spending the holiday in with pets, this playlist will set the mood to hop on your feet, smile, and imbue your space with positive energies . I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from pop and R&B to soulful house and disco. 

When I hear these bops, I envision being at an evening Christmas or New Years party dancing my heart out. 

This year had its ups and downs, but it is definitely worthy of the celebration, the relaxation, and the reflection. I am super proud of successfully sharing myself through music this entire year, the people I’ve met, the friends I’ve made, and hopefully you have learned more about me too!

 

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Maker Mood December: Vinyl Snowflake

Last minute holiday knitting is in full swing!! Whether you are knitting yourself off of “sleeve island,” painting a Christmasy watercolor, or reading a riveting book, this playlist will set the mood to be holly, jolly, and create. I've curated a collection that features my favorite songs ranging from decades and decades ago to the present. 

When I hear these bops, I envision being up at 1 am, all is quiet, sipping a cup of peppermint tea in a delicious cable knit sweater, while knitting like a wizard by the fireplace and twinkling Christmas tree. 

December is the time to dedicate your efforts into finishing out this year with a bang and setting the groundwork to make the new year successful. Compliment someone, share a smile, don't forget to laugh, and create memories this month!

 

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Maker Mood November: Sweata Whetha

The leaves are putting on a jaw dropping color show, and its such a magical vibe. Whether you are traveling to Tennessee to for a cabin photography retreat in the mountains, dyeing brightly colored yarns, or going hard with market prep, this playlist will set the mood to relax and create. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from ambient to R&B, funk, and indie soul. 

When I hear these bops, I envision those slow moments of wondering where the daylight has gone so quickly, finally finding sweet relief from the sweltering summer weather that seems to last an eternity in the South and being able to cuddle without being instantly sweaty. 

November is a color development “candy store”, experience the shifting of the weather, get inspired by everything around you, and soak up the moments you can share with the ones you love. Oh and dont forget to each all the tasty foods!

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Maker Mood October: Raindrop Coffee Cafe

It’s SPOOKY SEASON! Whether you are visiting corn mazes, prepping finished products for maker season, crocheting with all the orange pumpkin spice yarn, or knitting your Rhinebeck sweater, this playlist will set the mood to celebrate and create. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from soul to ambient, instrumental, and jazz. 

When I hear these bops, I envision sitting in a coffee cafe, knitting the coziest project, responding to emails, and being the best maker boss while listening to the raindrops hit the roof of the building. Who said making in public can’t be a cozy vibe too? 

October is the time to bust out all those seasonal candles, eat spiced pie, and prepare to watch Hocus Pocus at least twice!

 

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Maker Mood September: Editorial Werk

There is always something magical about the slow transition into autumn! Whether you are studying for exams, taking a photoshoot, or writing a dope piece for a magazine, this playlist will set the mood to let your creative juices flow. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from afrobeat to pop, house, and latin trap. 

When I hear these bops, I envision working in a modern industrial loft as an artist and walking down the street to the beat of the music in my headphones as if I have been transported to a supermodel runway (oblivious of any passersby and wierd looks).. 

September is the perfect time to create and hustle with peace.

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Maker Mood August: Mimosa Sunrise

Although we love it, the dog days of summer are giving us a run for our money! Whether you are staying in to escape the heat, traveling to new sights and sounds, or simply enjoying the last bits of summer fun before the a new semester begins, this playlist will set the mood to keep it cool with a side of party vibes. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from indie funk to spanish soul, afrobeats, and ambient chill. 

When I hear these bops, I envision watching the sunrise through my window, scooping up that perfectly refreshing drink from the bodega, having those long best friend talks you need, and celebrating my mom’s birthday. 

August gives us time to grab an ice cream, let your melanin GLOW in the sun, plan a day trip, and create memories this month!

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Maker Mood July: Chicago Summas

The anticipation for THEE ‘Our Maker Life’ Meetup Event is sky high. Whether you are journeying by plane or car, or living vicariously through IG stories, this playlist will set the mood to create, design, meet fiber friends, and enjoy a summer moment in the windy city. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from afrobeat to pop, house, and latin trap. 

When I hear these bops, I envision crocheting crop tops, ocean waves rhythmically washing ashore and summertime magic. 

July is going to bring a burst of growth, and connection just like the buck sheds its antlers and begins to grow them anew and strong. So shed your old antlers, be open to new opportunities and participate in the world around you in ways that reflect the person you yearn to be!

 

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Maker Mood June: JuiceBox Jam

The entire summer is ahead of us, and its about to be such a vibe. Whether you are painting beautiful street art, knitting a tank top, dyeing brightly colored yarns, or grinding on a summer semester class, this playlist will set the mood to celebrate and create. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from afrobeat to pop, house, and latin trap. 

When I hear these bops, I envision floating in a swimming pool, parades & festivals in the park, sipping piña coladas at brunch, and hopping around your bedroom like no one is watching. 

June is the time to celebrate love, experience summer in the city, and soak in the sun like a palm tree. Compliment someone, share a smile, don't forget to laugh, and create memories this month!

 

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Maker Mood May: MayBerry Breeze

New Month, New Blessings. Whether you are crocheting the perfect beach tote, knitting that summery shawl, painting your masterpiece, or prepping your Fall 2018 goodies, this playlist will set the mood to create what lies at the heart of your soul. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from indie pop to soul, funk, and R&B. 

When I hear these bops, I envision "hand-out-of-the-window" roadtrips, that perfect breeze while reading a book on the grass, and summer sunset mimosas. 

May marks the celebration of all your hard work this semester, the music festival season, and beginning of summer shenanigans. Take time to have fun in the sun, do some self care, and rejuvenate all your creative juices!

 

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Maker Mood April: Issa Party

Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and the shea butter melanin infusion of the people is becoming more and more undeniably stunning. Whether you are spinning that pottery wheel, crocheting the perfect music festival outfit, working hard to finish the semester on a high note, or simply spring cleaning on a Saturday, this playlist will set the mood to celebrate and create. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from ambient to hip-hop, R&B, and soulful house. 

When I hear these bops, I envision early Saturday morning spring cleaning, swinging in a hammock, New Jersey backyard cookouts that go until the late night hours, and jamming with the ones you love on your birthday. 

April is the time to blossom, stay steadfast, and celebrate life. We have to remember to live each day to the fullest and take time to soak in the little things!

 

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Maker Mood March: Tin Roof Rain Showers

Before spring can be sprung, the rain must come down. As the seasons change, do small things daily to shift your energy in a beautifully productive direction. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from indie pop to bossa, baile funk, and R&B. 

When I hear these bops, I envision the pitter patter of raindrops on big black umbrellas, studying in coffee shops, feeling warm breath as I rub my hands on that super soft part of the front of a horses nose/nostrils, and knitting in my hammock under a beautiful sunset. 

March is where we continue to cultivate our crafts, grow our consciousness, and manifest the creative ideas we envision for the coming months. Take time to splash in the crisp rain, stand in awe of the rainbows, actually touch and speak to the blooming flowers and trees, embody the flowering of your being!

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Maker Mood February: Melanin Kings and Bronze Goddesses

New Month, New Blessings! Relish in all the love of this month. Whether you are celebrating with your boo, imbibing your best self care routine (Because we all need some "me" time right?!), or attending the most bomb friends brunch, surround yourself with all the things necessary to thrive, grow, and glow up. This playlist will have your melanin poppin' and your curls jaw droppin'. I've curated a collection that features songs ranging from funk, soul and R&B to pop, Spanish, and Portuguese. 

When I hear these bops, I envision mid afternoon brunch dates, walking in the park and the sun hitting my skin and hair so magically, and late night binge watching of my favorite tv shows. 

February is the time to spread love, share the experiences of your culture, and highlight the beauty of being black . Create some change, open some eyes and LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE!

 

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Maker Mood January: Radiance

Welcome in the new year and new blessings. Whether you are crocheting the coziest hat, knitting a dope sweater, painting your masterpiece, or writing a New York Times Best Seller, this playlist will set the mood to create what lies at the heart of your soul. I've curated a collection that features songs in genres ranging from indie pop to soul, funk, and R&B. 

When I hear these bops, I envision roller skating with a boo at a skate night, hopping in the car with friends to a new years celebration, and smiling with family as we watch beautiful fireworks. 

January is the time to speak on, to manifest, and to diligently work on your goals. We have a breath of fresh creativity after the holidays, so let this be our time to shine!

 

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