Not every quilter has access to digital design software, but I think all quilters are creative at heart but to differing degrees of comfort with their skills. When it comes to quilt design practice makes perfect. My latest book Elemental Adventures has 110+ FPP block patterns. I've included a pictorial index at the back of the book which also enables you to photocopy and cut out the images to make a set of quilt design cards! You can use them to design your quilts!
In this example I started with a blank center block then framed it with two other blocks:
Then I started adding other cards to create another pieced border round:
I tried multiple options before settling on this design for today: