Tuesday, September 21, 2010

To my best friend, my mom...

Birthday wishes...
I wanted to create a special card for my mom for her birthday. She is my best friend and is one of the most important people in my life! She's always there for me whenever I need someone to talk to. I miss her so much and living this far away from her has been tough, but we stay in touch by phone as much as we can. Since I've become a mom myself, I realize now that she has taught me so many things by her example:

To be patient and loving when I thought it was impossible,
To put myself last before others,
To put my "chin up and chest out" when I am down and to believe in myself always,
To be caring even to people who don't treat me nice (especially to those who don't treat me nice),
To forgive and let go when needed,
To love unconditionally,
To laugh and enjoy each day and the little things in life,
To appreciate.

She's the best mom any girl could have.
Mom, I'm so lucky to have you for a mom! I love you to pieces! I hope you have many, many more birthdays because I don't know what I'd do without you.
Love,
Danielle

Supplies used: kraft card base - Worldwin, doily and ribbon- craft supply, vellum butterflies- Jenni Bowlin, tape - Artisan Tape by Pink Paislee, stamp and paper - Parisian by Pink Paislee, flower - Prima, ink - Tim Holtz, rub on saying - Melissa Frances.

16 comments:

Cristina said...

This is so sweet! I live far far away from my mom too (thank goodness for Skype!) and I feel the same way. Hugs!

Jocelyn said...

Love your card Danielle and the best part is what you said about Mom....

I know that my Mom is my Bestfriend!!! We are blessed!!

Happy Birthday to your Momma!!!

Diana said...

so beautiful! Happy Birthday to you mom!

Keshka said...

What a sweet post and card:) Love it!

Mel said...

Happy Birthday Dani's Mom!!
Love this post:)

Anonymous said...

I too love your Mom & I only met her once. I met her through your grandmother, LaVina.

Charlene said...

Your Mom will love this card and I love what you wrote about her!Happy Birthday to her :-)

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

This is precious. I love my mom too. I'd be lost without her. Love your card (and your blog) it is very special.
Blessings,
Debbie

Hannah | Cards Magazine said...

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Elizabeth said...

Danielle this is really sweet! I know that you love your mom so very much and I bet she loves you just as much! What a beautiful card you made for her!

I don't want to take away from your beautiful card, but did I ever ask you how you made your bows? I try and can never seem to make them like that! Is there a special way that you do them?

Have a great rest of your day!
e.

jen said...

So lovely! Happy birthday to your mom!! And congrats on being blog spotted on CARDS!

Shirley said...

Beautiful card and what a sweet tribute to your Mom!

maria bela said...

I lake so much!

Lisa said...

Beautiful card Danielle. I'm sure you're Mother will love it.

Ayarina said...

I wish your mother long and happy life and to you too that you can write such beautiful words on each anniversary!
Happy Birthday!!!

Kay said...

Such a sweet and special post, Danielle. Your card is beyond lovely! The stitching and ribbon leaves are beautiful. I know your mom will cherish this always!
♥♥ Kay