Yesterday was Mother's Day and I hope each and everyone of you had a wonderful day. I suspect, that a lot of you, also have lost your Mom's as well. I lost mine in 1999, ten years ago. I seems like yesterday. I miss her very much.
My Mom was not into cards and sentimental things as such. But today I was sitting in church and like I image, most church services all over the world, the message was on Mothers. I was starting at the Power Point image on the screen and had this special feeling come over me. The picture on the screen had this scroll/swirly think going on and I came home and decided that since I could not give my Mom a card that I would do a memory page for her.
My Mom was a beautiful lady both inside and out and while we did not always agree we always agreed to disagree. She was a very caring women. She was in the army at a young age 18 I believe. The picture I used, is of her just before she enlisted. Isn't she beautiful. Ok before the tears start let me tell you what I did. Thanks for listening so far.
This is a 8 x 8 scrapbook page. I have decided as a personal choice that my future scrapbooks are going to be this size. One of the reasons I have opted for this is that I prefer one or two pictures to a page only. The 8 x 8 piece is Blush Blossom. I inked the Baroque Motif with Chocolate Chip Craft ink and stamped it twice. Then I embossed it with clear embossing powder. Now you might ask how did I position these motifs. Well thank goodness for the stamp ma jig it made it so easy. Then I took the leave branch stamp from Great Friend found in the Occasions Mini and again using the stamp ma jig positioned them where I wanted them trying to make them look like an extension of the motif. I also embossed them with the clear embossing powder.
I stamped the Rose, and the two smaller flowers from the Fifth Avenue Floral set and the flowers from Embrace Life and used that same watercoloring technique to color them. Positioned them in the corner over the motifs.
I added my Mom's picture and layered it with a Chocolate Chip frame using my Nestabilities. Then I stamped the sentiment Three Little Words and I miss you underneath her picture. I put the dates of her life and cut that out with another Nestability. I made the little rose out of ribbon and tied it thru the openings on the tag. This was a labour of love but she deserves it. Love you Mom.