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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

Traditional plastic baby mobiles come with wind up music boxes, but these do not. Timeless Crane Mobiles are always in kinetic motion, and any little breeze can stir them up so a music box is not necessary to make them move.  Despite this, you may still want to add a musical element to your baby's mobile and this can easily be done  by adding one of these mobile music box above your mobile.   A Simple Battery Operated Mobile Music Box This Shiloh Baby Musical Mobile is easy to use, is battery operated and plays music for 20 minutes. This is...

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Care and Cleaning

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Care and Cleaning

How do you care for a Timeless Crane Mobile so that it will last for years?  Well, as I mentioned in a previous post about Mobile Durability, making sure it's out of reach of children and pets is the most important factor, but you must also take good care of your mobile in other ways too.  Cobwebs, dust, flies, and sunlight can all detract from the beauty of your mobile.  This picture shows cobwebs and dust all over this paper crane. The biggest problem I've had with all of my mobiles is that they get dusty - which is completely normal -...

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Mobile Durability

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Mobile Durability

  When you look at one of my delicate paper and wire mobiles I'm sure your first thought is never, "wow, that looks super durable - I bet that mobile will last forever!" People more likely wonder how long a mobile made of paper could possibly last. There are mobiles hanging around my home, and my parents' house that I made over 10 years ago. Although some of them were made with aluminum wires (which dull with time), the mobiles themselves are in wonderful condition. There is a Giant Summer Sky Paper Crane Mobile hanging in my living room right...

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Receiving and Hanging Your Origami Mobile

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Receiving and Hanging Your Origami Mobile

Have you been wondering how I ship mobiles that are so delicate in a way that they don’t get destroyed in transit? Or maybe you’ve wondered about the best way to hang one of these origami mobiles once it gets to you?   How an Origami Mobile is Shipped I pack the mobiles in tissue paper so the origami is not crushed or damaged despite all the jostling it goes through during shipping. I slowly lower the mobile into the box and make sure every model is nestled snuggly in place so it doesn’t get smashed or bent in transit....

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