01.12.08 by Jeff

Project #5 – Submissions – Part 7

Start your day off right, with some encouragement! Read through submissions #241 – #280 of our Free Encouragement project with Design For Mankind! I can say with confidence, there are enough entries left for at least 3 more parts…

Click here to view the entries in PART 8!

Click here to view the entries in PART 6!













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://quainthandmade.blogspot.com cindy k

    this project is all about love of any type!

  • http://theclosingscene.blogspot.com/ Seagull

    THIS PROJECT IS LOVE.

  • http://www.schuberttheater.at nelly

    Absolutely!!! So gorgeous! I love it!

  • http://www.flickr.com/angelwongphotography AWONG

    these are so great : )
    already anticipating for the next ones to see what pops up

  • http://zizooyou.blogspot.com Lisa

    I am so happy that these are continueing…I really love reading all of them. I want new ones everyday…such a happy thing to read in the morning.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    Im glad you guys are enjoying the project as much as me and Erin are! There are tons more to be posted and maybe it might be cool to have this as an on-going thing – the response has really been overwhelming.

  • http://theclosingscene.blogspot.com/ Seagull

    guys…….THIS IS THERAPY !! HEALTHY ONE!

    I FEEL STRONGER with just this in my face in the morning.

    I vote for doing this together.

    It’s like…OUR COMMON WAY TO CALL THE HAPPINNES.

    Priceless.

  • http://quainthandmade.blogspot.com cindy k

    jeff & erin – how about just keep going until people run out or encouraging words, which will likely be a long, long time ;)? encouragement is contagious!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    haha if i can figure out a way to automate it with like flash or something rather than having to lay them all out randomly in photoshop i would love to see this as an on-going thing…

  • Findlay D

    Wow! I can’t believe how good I feel right now! This is hands up in the air, the coolest project on Earth!

    Cheers Jeff & Erin from New Zealand with Love! BOOOOOOOM

    Thanks for acknowledging my existence.

  • http://www.itstheant.blospot.com ant

    Thanks booooooom & design for mankind! this is wayyyy toooo amazing!!!!

  • Rodrigo

    If you do find a way of making the process a bit more automatic, please keep the “one post with a lot of new messages!” format, since instant gratification in this case is not as cool as coming in to read a looooot of cool messages.

    Also if you handmade it in photoshop it’s almost like you handmade them in paper. It adds that extra bit of dedication.

    What I mean is, I can see how this can get tedious and time consuming but if you find a way of making it automatic don’t make it a vending machine of emotions!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    great feedback Rodrigo – yes, the reason i wanted to lay them out (albeit sometimes really randomly) in Photoshop is to make them feel a little more unique and i agree about the feeling of seeing a flood of new ones rather than the “instant gratification” of seeing one new one at a time.





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