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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Happy Mother's Day, A bit Unconventional....

Coffee of the Day - Decaf Lobster Butter from Roos Roast in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Happy Mother's Day to all of you moms and grandmas out there!


I have a special card to share with all of you today, but it's not your traditional Mother's Day card. it's a card I made for me and my sons that celebrates the reason I am so very happy to be a mom - my boys. the bond those 3 guys share (and the very special one that includes my husband, too!) fills me with such great joy. they are so close to each other, not just in age, but in companionship and friendship.

I said in a post a little bit ago that David is the very air I breathe, but oh my goodness, these young men are my heart. :)

from the time I was 16 years old, doctors told me that I would never have children. I knew deep in my heart that if I were to be a mother, it would happen because God knows best. my greatest dream has always been to be a wife and mother. that's it. and He answered my prayer so completely with my precious family. we are blessed. so very, very blessed to have one another. after 10 years of hearing that it would never happen, I had 3 sons in 3 years. so I celebrate being a mother. they are my miracles and I rejoice in them each and every day. as I said, they are my heart.


so my card recognizes the joy that IS being a brother. the images and sentiment are by Vera Lane Designs. papers are from the Authentique Summertime and Meadow collections, vintage buttons and burlap ribbon are stash items, and the cardboard was inked and distressed a bit. the dies are by My Favorite Things.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day! :)
Jennifer


Challenges:
A Gem of a Challenge - It's a Man's World
Brown Sugar - masculine for Father's Day
Crafting with Friends - anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes #233
QKR - anything goes
Tic Tac Toe - bright colors, something digital (images & sentiment), die cut (grass & paper doll)

7 comments:

Christine said...

What a lovely little scene you've created! The sentiment is so true....brings a smile! Thanks for playing along at Jo's Scrap Shack.
Blessings,
Christine

Fikreta said...

happy mothers day!
Wonderful card !
hugs

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Love your card, and the story behind it.
Miracles happen!!
Hugs!!

Sherry said...

Beautiful Card... Love the Image, You Always have Beautiful Cards .. Thanxx For Sharing With Us At Jo's Scrapshack ..
Sherry Lynn
DT

crafty said...

Wonderful card. Thank you for joining in the QKR Stampede challenge.
Mary

crafty-stamper said...

A very beautiful card and sentiment-love the image and the very reason for making it-----Thank you for joining us at Crafting With Friends
Carol DT x

Creations by Shirl said...

A cute make for the challenge! TFS it with BSChallenge!