mother’s day

Gifts Moms Actually Want For Mother’s Day

Gifts Moms Really Want -by amber's hands-

Mother’s Day is coming! Moms are awesome (if I do say so myself) and Mother’s Day is a great way to show the moms in your life how much you care about them. And while there are plenty of gift guides and commercials out there telling you what you should get, I wanted get a sense of what gifts moms actually want for Mother’s Day, not what stores are trying to sell you.

So I asked a bunch of moms of young children what their perfect Mother’s Day looks like. I anticipated that the number one answer was going to be sleep but I was wrong! Read on to find out what’s first on mom’s list.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Here’s a really simple idea for Mother’s Day cards!

Sometimes you want something more personal than a store-bought card, but maybe you’re not crafty enough to make anything complicated. This card is for you!

What you need:

Card made for our moms. Photo taken by Frost on Flower Digital Photography.

We had this super adorable picture of Little Man that I wanted to give our moms anyway. So we turned it into its own card.

By using photo corners, you can remove the photo from the card without any damage.

Just stamp a simple message on the outside, and write what you want on the inside!

That’s it!

Mother’s Day Cards

For Mother’s Day this year, I decided to make quilled cards.

Quilling is relatively easy, once you have the right tools.

It is, however, time-consuming. Especially when you get a little over zealous.

I’ve come to the realization that I’m a crafting masochist.Β  I always choose insanely detailed and time-consuming projects.

But they’re pretty. πŸ™‚

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