Thursday, February 7, 2013

Sassy Cheryl's Show Me Thursday


This is a vision board-really?!  A vision of what?  I had a prompt-cut out pictures and words that appeal to you.  No rhyme or reason for any of these choices, really...unless my subconscious was at work.  My resources-magazines-were somewhat limited and therefore, dictated some my choices.  I've thought of redoing this, but the only magazines I have left are crafting magazines.  While I want to "invite" creative crafting into my life, that isn't my whole picture.

Now, if I look at this and try to analyze my choices after the fact, I see some themes: creativity, learning, self-acceptance, spirituality...

I cut out pictures of babies, puppies and kittens, but I'm way past having babies (oh, but my grand baby...JOY!) and we have a full compliment of dogs and cats---not inviting any more critters into my world right now! None of those pictures made the board.

I wanted to find pictures of multigenerational family dinners-I DO want to invite that into my life!  Piles of money would be nice.  Money does NOT buy happiness and can even create its own problems---or so I've been told, but I'd like some piles so I didn't have to worry about my old age, so I could help my kids get established... but I didn't find any pictures of money and really, would I have pasted that to my board?  Hmmm...  I don't know-mute point!

My base is a piece a cardboard-kind of ragged on the sides, giving it an artsy look!  I started to get a little too obsessive about clean cut pages so started to throw caution to the wind---a little bit!

I've challenged my daughters to create their own vision boards.  This is not a new process to them and they look very carefully for their pictures unlike Momma, here, who went purely on attraction.   I can't wait to see what they come up with!

If you want to create a vision board but want a better sense of what they are supposed to be, just google Vision Board.  You'll find plenty of links-among them Oprah's site.

So, Mz. Sassy Cheryl, this is what I worked on this week-one of the many things!  And this is what makes me oh, so happy right now...I've printed a ginormous copy of this and posted it right under my vision board...



3 comments:

  1. What a FABULOUS vision board, Ann! What a great idea! And little Miss Nora is of course gorgeous and adorable as always! What a cutie!!
    Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl's SMThursday fun this week.

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  2. What a great idea. You have me thinking on what my board would look like. Wouldn't it be nice to have a collection of Vision Boards from different stages of you life? Little Miss Nora is tugging on my heart strings. She is as cute as can be.

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  3. Ann, you are so freaking talented. I love this and quite honestly after looking at it, IT IS YOU!!!!! Baby B is absolutely beautiful. Think she'd have to be the center of a vision board.

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