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Zaqurus
« on: February 02, 2009 02:33:23 PM »

Last year I created a list of things I wanted to get done by the end of the year (essentially my resolutions since I couldn't settle on just one). There was about 77 things on the list. It ended up being overwhelming and I learned that unless the list was in front of me, I generally forgot most of the things I wanted to do.

I'm more of a visual person. So I decided to make a resolution mobile! It's hanging in my craft room/personal area! I clipped out the resolutions from my list for this year and from old magazines paired the resolution with a picture!

I used the magazine insets (subscriber postcards) and pasted each side with a "resolution" image and the resolution description. I used gold wire and essentially wanted it to look very floaty and random.

Completed and Hung Mobile



Close up of Mobile



My Various Resolutions:
























I've been so happy with it thus far!! And it's working!





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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2009 03:30:21 PM »


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Great idea!  Hope you enjoy writing a haiku a week and doing all those other fabulous artsy things.  I like the rotating photo wall idea!  Good stuff!
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2009 03:48:16 PM »

Great idea! I'm also a visual person, who's always making lists that I then never look at again. I love your solution, especially how the images will float randomly to the forefront! Good luck. What new skill will you learn?
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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2009 06:00:46 PM »

great idea!  are you going to pluck off the ones you've done or are you just gonna leave it as it is, even if you've finished some of the finishable ones?
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2009 06:49:16 PM »

What a wonderful idea!  You're so ambitious!
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2009 07:16:38 PM »

This is an awesome idea! I was thinking recently of making a resolutions collage, but this idea is my better.
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2009 11:44:21 PM »

What a great way of visualising your resolutions! So, how many resolutions can you cross off your list already?
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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2009 03:17:49 AM »

Thanks! Well I have gotten a few resolutions started Smiley So I have made 5 recipes from cookbooks. Been exercising every couple days. Started watching a buttload of movies. I've been keeping tallies of the list ones like movies and books. I'm going to leave the resolutions up, because I also love the pictures.

As for new skill, I want to try roller derby. But I may get less ambitious and try screen printing Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2009 06:07:12 AM »

That's great!
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2009 06:14:41 PM »

Amazing! I would love to do something like this. Great job!
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« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2009 07:04:51 PM »

OMG fantastic Idea, Now I want to do one of these! I especially love the DDR one *plays DDR as well* But yeah, I absolutely love your mobile Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2009 04:47:54 PM »

I love this!! I'm a visual person and this would really keep me motivated to uphold my new resolutions. I especially like the art for each one. It reminds me a lot of PostSecret, with the background and simple words on the front.

I really want to make something like this!
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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2009 07:26:34 PM »

This is absolutely awsome! I'm big on losing to-do lists and procrastinating, I might try out somehting like this! Thanks fo the inspiration and good luck with all that!
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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2009 06:48:57 AM »

My own list of resolutions is very long but I must say you've made me add on another. Your "Give something up for a month, every month" is such a good idea. I hope everything is working well so far, and the mobile looks great! Very inspirational. Thank you!
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