The 100 day project – soulful wall hangings

Last year I created 100 art versions of my “note to self” messages I write on my typewriter and share on instagram and Facebook. It was prompted by The 100 day project that is championed by Elle Luna online.

This year I decided to go even bigger and tackle a project idea that I had been afraid to dive into for the last 1-2 years. I have had a vision for mixed media / textile / embroidery wall hangings for ages, but kept putting it off because it felt overwhelming and “what if I cannot make them as good in real life as they are in my head and sketchbook?”

I am glad that I did not give in to the negative voices this year and that I shared weeks in advance on Instagram that I was diving into this project. Nothing works as well for me as public accountability. As soon as I say I will do something to thousands of people online I am motivated to deliver.

I am only a week into the project and am IN LOVE with the process and the products. They are even better than I imagined and I am excited to see where they go as I get bolder in my materials and learn how to work better with my sewing machine (as usual some of the things I want to do are well outside my skill set so I need to learn first!)

Here are the first 8 soulful wall hangings. If you want to follow along I share them each day on the ICD Instagram account and elaborate on the short soulful messages on each one. I am using the hashtag #100soulfulwallhangings so you can see them all in one place.

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

Soulful wall hangings - Inner Compass Designs

 

What are you working on these days? What is firing you up and making you excited to create? What is inspiring you?

Love and light,

Deb xx

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