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Creativity magic: 3 ways to tune into divine inspiration for successful creative projects

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Is there a creative project you want to achieve? Maybe a book, a song, a garden, a room design or a fabulous holiday. Creativity magic can help.

Harnessing magic to enhance creativity involves tapping into the divine, the collective unconscious and our unconscious mind and channelling the energies towards our artistic goals. We can do this in a range of ways from meditation, to magical rituals. The key is to find a way to tune into these energies for inspiration and guidance. This can give us ideas we never would have come up with using the mind alone. This divine source can also give us confidence that our ideas are worth pursuing, giving us the faith to take action despite our fears. If you are struggling to bring a creative goal into reality, this post will offer some ways to use your magic for success.

Here are some ways to get started with creativity magic

Whenever I am starting a new project, goal or intention I like to do the following ritual to open to the Divine source. This simple creativity magic ritual can help us access information that is beyond the logical mind as well as help us gain clarity on what we want to do and the best ways to go about the task.

Opening to Divine Creative Source Ritual

The following creativity magic ritual can be adapted to your needs and beliefs. For example, if you prefer not to use incense you can a natural room spray to cleanse your space. Or you can use sound such as ringing a bell or clapping your hands. 

What you need

A quiet and comfortable space to work
White candle or LED candle (representing purity and divine energy)
Clear quartz crystal (for clarity and amplifying energy)
Incense (such as frankincense or sandalwood)
A small bowl of water
An item representing your creative tools (e.g., a paintbrush, pen, or musical instrument)
A notebook and pen
Soft instrumental or meditative music (optional)

What to do

Find a quiet and comfortable space where you won’t be disturbed. Set up a small altar with the white candle, clear quartz crystal, incense, bowl of water and your creative tools. Light the incense to purify your space.  

Take a few deep breaths to centre yourself, focusing on letting go of any tension or distractions.

Now light the white candle, representing the divine source of creativity. As you do so, say aloud or in your mind:

“I open myself to the divine creative source,

May its energy flow through me with gentle force.”

Pick up the clear quartz crystal and hold it in your hands. Close your eyes and visualize a stream of pure, divine creative energy entering the crystal. Feel the energy radiating through your body, connecting you to the source of inspiration.

Dip your fingertips into the bowl of water. As you do so, visualize the water absorbing the essence of divine creativity. Sprinkle a few drops over your creative tools, symbolizing their consecration.

Hold your creative tools in your hands. Speak or think about your creative intentions and invite the divine creative source to guide and inspire your work. You can say something like:

“I open myself to the divine flow,
Guide my hands, my mind and let creativity grow.
May my work be a reflection of divine light,
Infused with inspiration, pure and bright.”

Sit in your sacred space for a few minutes focusing on the inspiration you have called forth. Note down any ideas that come to you. You can refine these ideas in later rituals or spells.

Once you have finished the ritual, express gratitude for the divine creative energy that has been invoked. Blow out the candle, symbolizing the end of the ritual. Take a moment to sit in silence and feel the connection to the divine source within you.

Look out for signs and synchronicities in the coming days that will bring new ideas or insights.

When you have a clearer idea of what your creative project is going to be you may like to complete a further creativity magic ritual to start your project off well.

New Creative Project Ritual

What you need

A clean, quiet space
A candle of a colour representing your creative energy (you can find colour correspondences here)
Pen and paper or a dedicated notebook
An item symbolizing the project (e.g., a small prop, sketch, or representation)
Crystals of inspiration – such as amethyst or clear quartz (or other creativity crystals)
Incense or essential oils (optional)
Soft instrumental music (optional)

What to do

Find a quiet and comfortable space to do your creativity magic. Cleanse the area by lighting the incense or using sound.

Light the candle, symbolizing the spark of creativity. Take a few deep breaths to centre yourself. As you do so, focus on your creative intentions for the new project. Visualize success, joy and fulfilment.

Take your pen and paper or notebook. Write down your creative intentions for the project. Be specific about what you hope to achieve and how you want to feel during the creative process. Feel free to include any challenges you’d like to overcome.

Hold the item symbolizing your project in your hands. Close your eyes and visualize the successful completion of the project. Imagine the positive impact it will have on your life. Once you feel a strong connection, place the item on your workspace.

Place the crystals near the candle, allowing them to absorb the creative energy. As you do so, say aloud or in your mind

Creative energies, rise and flow,
Empower my project, let it glow.
By the magic within, by the dreams untold,
By the fire of creation, let it unfold.
In this journey, let success be spun,
By the power of creativity, it is begun.
So mote it be, in the cosmic weave,
As I will, so shall it achieve.
By the energy I now bestow,
May my creative project flourish and grow.”

Give thanks for the creative inspiration received and blow out the candle, symbolizing the end of the ritual. Take a moment to sit in silence and feel the connection to the divine source within you.

Once you have an idea for your creative project you might like to make a creativity magic spell jar to strengthen your intention and boost the magic for the longer term and help you use your magic for success.

Creativity Magic Spell Jar Ritual

This creativity magic spell jar can help you set your intention for a new creative project. It will also provide the magical energy necessary to see it through to completion. You can add to this jar and boost its energy whenever you need some extra inspiration and courage to bring your idea into the material world.

What you need

A small, clear jar with a lid
Blue or purple candle
Clear quartz crystal (for clarity and amplifying energy)
Amethyst crystal (for creativity and intuition)
Herbs such as Bay leaves (for manifestation and success)
Lavender (for inspiration and relaxation)
Rosemary (for mental clarity and focus)
Orange peel or citrine crystal (for energy and motivation)
Paper and pen
Ribbon or thread in a creative colour (like orange or purple)

What to do

Begin in a quiet and comfortable space. Light the blue or purple candle and take a few moments to centre yourself. State your intention clearly, focusing on invoking creativity and inspiration.

Place the clear quartz, amethyst, bay leaves, lavender, rosemary, and orange peel or citrine inside the jar. As you add each item, visualize creative energy flowing into the jar.

On a piece of paper, write down specific creative intentions or goals. Be as detailed as possible. Fold the paper and place it in the jar. This paper represents your creative aspirations.

Hold the jar in your hands and visualize the jar glowing with creative energy. Close your eyes and focus on your intentions. Once you feel a strong connection, seal the jar with the lid.

Hold the sealed jar over the candle flame (without letting it catch fire). Visualize the flame transferring its creative energy to the jar. As you do this, say aloud or in your mind:

Bathed in the flame’s glow, I embrace creativity’s flow,
Within this jar, I assign my vision and art to grow.
Through crystals and herbs, a blend so pure,
Creative energy, in me, will endure.

Place the jar on your altar or a special place where you can see it regularly. Whenever you need a creative boost, hold the jar in your hands, visualize your goals, and feel the creative energy within.

Express gratitude for the creative energy that has been invoked. Blow out the candle, symbolizing the end of the ritual. Keep the written intentions and the project item in a special place where you can revisit them during the creative process.

Here are a few more ideas on magical activities that can boost your creativity magic

Immerse yourself in the natural world, where the mystical energy can awaken your senses and inspire wonder.

Write your innermost thoughts and dreams into a magical journal, capturing elusive moments of insight.

Create a sacred space for contemplation, allowing the mystical energy to guide your thoughts.

Practice cosmic mind mapping by charting the connections between ideas, and embracing non-linear pathways of inspiration.

Engage in visualization exercises, conjuring vivid mental images to manifest your creative desires.

Explore esoteric literature, including diverse tales and ancient texts, to uncover hidden perspectives and ideas.

Reflect on dream symbols and omens, unravelling their arcane meanings for profound creative inspiration.

Consult tarot cards to unveil hidden pathways on your creative journey, seeking guidance from archetypal forces.

Embrace moments of quiet contemplation, allowing the whispers of your astral support team to guide you to creative depths.

Create vision boards adorned with sigils, symbols and words resonating with the mystical essence of your creative aspirations

I hope these creativity magic spells and rituals have inspired you to tune into divine source to help you achieve your creative goals. If you have any questions about the spells please leave them in the comments below and I will do my best to help

Eva May Baker
Eva May Baker
Hello, and welcome to The City Witch, your portal into the magical world that exists within the hustle and bustle of city life. My name is Eva Baker and I am an urban folk witch, author and your guide on this magical journey.

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