Monday, June 21, 2010

A Card For my Sweet Mom

Hello everyone. I hope the start to your week is going smoothly. I am heading to my sister Nancy's house later this morning to visit my mom. We've moved her there so she will not be alone anymore. My sister and her husband live in a large house near a lake called Lake Minnetonka. My mom loves it there, even though it was so difficult for her to leave her own little condo, knowing she will never see it again. She knows it's the best thing for her and very soon we will be getting full time nursing care for her also. I want to bring her a card because she loves getting them from me. She has always been a bit surprised that I took up this hobby. She has a hard time believing that I have enough patience to make them. She knows me well. She loves butterflies, flowers and the color pink, so this is what I came up with.



The Nesties and embossed dots were done with the Cuttlebug and I used my white gel pen around both the outside of the card and the scalloped circle cut-out. The Traditional Butterfly is embossed in white and the XOXO sentiment is from a Hero Arts Valentine clear set. I hope she likes it.

Thank you for your visit today. I so appreciate it!

17 comments:

Debbie said...

Very pretty card, Barb. I know your mom will love it!

Joy said...

Barb, your card is beautiful and I am sure that your Mum will adore this wonderful card. My heart goes out to you at the moment, sending massive hugs.

Lin said...

She will LOVE it! The pink and kraft are so luscious together! Sending hugs to your Mom.

Rosemary said...

a lovely card for your mom, barb! she will love it for sure since you made it with so much love! i'm sorry you are going through this tough time! hugs!!

CinnamonSally said...

Love this Pink yummy card Barb, I am sure your mum will love it too. I am thinking of you at this tough time. I have been through this myself and I know how hard it is.
Hugs
Sallyx

GrammySue's Creations said...

Barb, your card is beautiful and I am sure that your Mom will love it. I am praying for you and your Mom. Take care and God bless. Hugs to you.

Virginia L. said...

Love your FAB card, Barbara! I know it's going to be a tough little while for you ahead. I'm thinking and praying for you! xoxo

Anne said...

What a wonderful card for your mother Barb- I hope she adjusts well to living with your sister.

Heather Maria said...

Beautiful card Barb and the perfect card for your mom! I'm sure she'll love it. Hugs to you and your mom.

trinharrieta said...

Wonderful card for your mom, Barb! I will keep your mom in my prayers and be thinking of you & your family during this difficult time. (Hugs)

Simone said...

Barb this is so gorgeous! Your mum will definitely love it! Sending you and your mum big hugs :)

Nat said...

Barb, your Mom will love this card! I am glad to hear that she will be staying with family, that's very good news.
The pink embossed card stock is so gorgeous on your awesome card! Love this!
Hugs, Nat

Jill said...

This is just so pretty! I love all of the little embellishments you've added to this great design!

Deirdre said...

Bet your Mum loved it. Love the story about how she was surprised you took up cardmaking - mine is still a tad surprised too!. Thinking of you all during this tough time and sending you some hugs.

Kathy (krolski) said...

Your Mom will love your card Barb! I love the pink and kraft with the embossing. I'm glad your Mom is in good hands with your sister. I'll be thinking about you and your Mom. Sending hugs.

Vanessa said...

This is so so beautiful, Barb! I love this design - I am sure your Mom will love it!

Monika Reeck said...

The butterfly look so adorable Barb....I am sure your MOM will love your card Barb...great design too