Mobiles aren't just for hanging over baby cribs anymore. They can be a sweet, simple addition to pretty much any room.
There aren't really any rules to making mobiles. The more creative the better.
It's easy to personalize and customize a mobile by using a variety of materials, shapes, and colors.
Here are some pictures of mobiles that I thought were pretty cool, and below is a link on instructions to making a butterfly mobile.
This mobile is made out of wood, and would appeal to any animal lover out there.
Absolutely LOVE this white one. I think that I might try and make one sometime.
Like I said, using a variety of materials (in this case different kinds of paper) can make a mobile more special and unique.
This one amazes me; the paper art is pretty impressive.
Felts kittens make a cute mobile for a little girls room.
A mobile like this would be awesome in a boys room, and you can use toilet paper rolls for the body of the planes.
Some other mobile ideas...
Make a paper teacup mobile for a kitchen window
Heart mobile to hang on Valentines day or an Anniversary
Snowflake/Snowman mobile for winter months
Ginger Bread People for holiday months
Colorful Alphabet letters to hang in a homework area
Paper Flowers and Butterflies for spring