100 Days x 1 Million Projects

#MarchMeetTheMaker may be over but this challenge is even more epic

Creativity 5 min read Mar 22, 2021
100 Days x 1 Million Projects

Instagram is probably your go-to space for inspiration, as it is ours. If you’re a heavy Insta user, it would have been impossible to miss the thousands of #MarchMeetTheMaker posts, which filled our feeds for 31 days with arts and crafts and all things creative. (Thank you, Joanne Hawker, for starting this movement!)

Here are just some of our absolute faves:

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#marchmeetthemaker Day 31: In the wild. Once I send finished weavings off to their new homes I rarely get to see where they end up. (Although I absolutely love client photos, so if you have a piece of mine I’d love to see it!!) So needless to say when I saw this photo from Tina at @the_tiny_art_shack I was thrilled to see a collection of my work all hung together. How fun, right?! 🌈✨ This is one of the only shops that has my weavings for purchase, so if you’d like to check them out in person get to the @the_tiny_art_shack when they open for the season April 10th. And today is the last day of March Meet the Maker. I think I only missed one day out of the whole month, and I found the prompts really fun! I hope you all enjoyed reading a little bit more about me and my biz. 🌈🤗💕 #novamercury

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If you didn’t hear about it or you forgot to submit your own entry, the fun continues this April, as the #The100DayProject kicks off!

Like #MarchMeetTheMaker, #The100DayProject is a global art collaboration that takes place completely online. Led by Lindsay Jean Thomson, the challenge invites everyone to take up a project, work on it every day for the next 100 days (from 2nd April to 10th July), and then, share their journey on Instagram.

What kind of projects? You can work on anything you can think of, something that you’re passionate about, of course, enough for you to commit to it for three whole months!

Want to finally write that one-woman play? Build a bookcase? Paint a mural in your bedroom? If you can do your daily routine in five to ten minutes, go for it! The key to surviving the challenge is to make it a habit; and a small act of creativity per day will help you reach your goal.

Because we are all about finding what makes your heart beat, WeTeachMe will be watching between now and July, to track down the most awe-inspiring, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping projects that we find from the campaign, and feature them on our blog, social networks, and channels. Case in point:

Ready to accept the challenge? We can’t wait to see your creations! Your best source of #inspo is here.

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I decided a month ago that I was going to take part in the 100 day project again this year. I mean, after all, that’s where this account started last year, and so many opportunities have grown from me taking that plunge! I had a whole plan for a tailored, highly directed illustration and lettering project with a tight color palette and style. I had a spreadsheet of prompts, that laid out the 100 days in a way to maximize my Instagram aesthetic. But I don’t want to do that. I’m tired of trying to be the perfect version of me, I’m tired of trying to “develop my style” and “build my brand.” I’ve been trying to be too many things for too many people, and I just want to make some art. I might not make it the full 100 days, I might miss a few days here and there, but I want to set the intention of spending the next hundred days focused on exploring myself and my art through art journaling. If you don’t want to see my feelings, or maybe see some really bad art, 👋🏻👋🏻 Thanks for being a friend. . . . . . . . . #100dayproject #the100dayproject #100dayproject2019 #100days #artjournal #procreate #procreatelettering #lettering #dailylettering

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