“My Life List….my Dreams” Challenge

Long before "The Bucket List" movie came along I have had a Life List.  I used to write things down every now and again and kept adding to this list. Every so often I would mark something off I love the feeling of just having those dreams floating out there.  Some people call them Visual Boards but whatever you call it I think you should have a place for your dreams.  Here are just some of the things on my list that you can view HERE:  write a book, give back to women in rough times, snorkel, to to Hawaii, Alaska, go on a trip with my brother, own my very own Ford Mustang, see Ireland and drink beer in an Irish Pub with the locaks, stay in a bed & breakfast, see my kids graduate from college, see Hearst Castle, own a big bath tub built for two, and be the best mother I can be. 

I have had the thrill of marking off things from that list such as: Go Surfing, ride in a hot air baloon, kayak in the Paciic Ocean, have and use my own passport, Do a "Trash the Dress" Photo shoot, have a home art studio, create a business based on my art, and see a Broadway play in NYC.

Now keep in mind this list goes way back and I add/delete as I change. So I have a challenge for YOU! 

I want you to create a journal to share your Life List.  I can be a private place or one you share (I would love you to share with me/us!!). You can leave places on the pages to mark down when you accomplish your goal.  Or just make it a place to write down your dreams.

I shared a simple journal that I created LIVE on Helmar Ustream.


 

Keep in mind your journal can be water color, lined, cardstock, etc. I made mine out of a water color journal because mine is going to be a mixed media journal.  I am not going to over-think this…it is about being simple and putting your dreams to paper, right now. Who knows how those dreams will a change…this is a glimpse into your life right now. 

Here are some photos of my journal.

TWB_2040aMATERIALS LIST:

  • Helmar Adhesives: Acid Free Glue, Liquid Scrap Dots, Gemstone Glue, & 450 Quick Dry
  • Punch:  Marvy (butterfly)
  • Flowers: Michaels
  • Buttons: Buttons Galore & MOre
  • Patterned Paper & Stickers: BasicGrey
  • Dew Drops: The Robin's Nest
  • Stamp Pad:  Marvy Heritage
  • Ink:  Winsor & Newton Indian Ink
  • Ribbon: May Arts

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As I complete pages I will share here with the different tips and techniques I used. Just as I did with the Inspiration Journal Challenge I ask you to share your pages/journal with me as you do them and I will post them on my blog.  I am never more inspired than when I hear from you guys and share our love for art.  I am humbled and inspired right back!  Your thoughts and journal can be emailed to me at weinburg@sv-mail.com

Phew…………….who is joining me?  I will make sure to come up with some fun giveaways to motivate us all along the way.  Even if you only have one thing to put on that list Dreams

Thoreau 
Tracy 

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