Thursday, May 12, 2016

Mother's Day

I will confess, Mother's Day is a little rough for me.  It's always been that way a bit because I have great sons, who I know love me dearly, but they are terrible about remembering me on my birthday or Mother's Day.  Every year I set myself up to think it will be different this year and they will show their adoration appropriately....but I shouldn't do that because it'll only lead me to a little sorry for myself party by the end of the day.  Since my own mother died, it's been even harder, because I would like to get the opportunity to talk with her again and tell her I love her.  

This year, and previously, I have tried to counteract Mother's Day blahs, by make a few cards to give to my Daughters in law.  It helps me feel like I am participating with the holiday in some small way.  This year, I decided to make a card to tell them I appreciate them for the beautiful grandchildren they have given me.

I am using some new designer series paper not yet available, but soon will be June 1st.  Additionally I have used some new layering dies also available June 1st.  What IS available I will list at the bottom of my post.

I thought the butterflies were cheerful and reminded me of springtime.  I hope you like it as well!

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