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Mobile Sizing

Mobile Sizing

Despite the fact that dimensions are written in every mobile listing, written dimensions are often not enough to convey the size of a mobile. It's difficult to picture how a mobile might fit in your home or office since you can't see it in person before ordering it.  Although photos and videos can help, sometimes you may need more information to help you decide on the right size mobile for you and your space.  Small Origami Mobiles Nursery Sizing: The Small size is truly small, to the point where I used to call it the Mini Mobile.  It doesn't take...

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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

This post may include affiliate links.  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 Battery Operated Mobile Music Box This Shiloh Baby Musical Mobile is easy to use, is battery operated and plays music...

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Care and Cleaning

Care and Cleaning

This post may contain affiliate links. 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. Dust Your Hanging Mobile The biggest problem I've had with all of my mobiles is...

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Mobile Durability

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. Some Very Old Mobiles There are mobiles hanging around my home, and my parents' house that I made 12 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...

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