I just wanted to jump over here and give you a little example of why I believe in practicing creativity. As it is the end of the year and I have some time off I, like many of you, start to reorganize my house. As I was looking through a random box I found a card I had made and written to my husband (at the time I believe he was still my fiance) years ago. It isn't a bad card, everyone has to start somewhere, but my ability to create has certainly grown with years of practice.
Now granted I could probably find some card even more basic somewhere. By this point I did know how to use an embossing gun, and check out those many embossing colors (PS. I still have those).
So if you are one of the 5 non-card makers that read this blog... you can do this, it just takes practice. Here's the proof circa 2005: