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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Love You Much

Good Morning Everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoy your visit and for those that visit regularly without leaving a comment, I'd really love to hear from you, and what you think of my blog. For those that visit and leave comments faithfully, thank you so much. Your comments are a great source of inspiration to me.
Each year, my aunt comes to Florida to spend the winters with my mom in St. Pete which is about an hour and a half away. Since my dad passed away almost 3 years ago, my mom's health has declined and has had several back and shoulder surgeries and is to the point that she really doesn't need to be alone. My aunt decided that she would take my mom back to Ohio with her when she went home last month. She didn't want to go but we all convinced her it was the right thing to do. Here is a card that I made for her to keep on her dresser. The image is so me...when I was growing up (and even now) I never had shoes on my feet. Even in the heart of winter, in the snow belt of Ohio, I either wore moccasins or tennis shoes. I'm hoping she will think of me every time she looks at it and know just how much I love her. It's an easel card that I downsized so it won't take up a lot of room---

Here is the recipe---
Card Size: Mini Easel Card-measures 4"x4" closed
Prisma Markers
Stamps/Image: Magnolia
Stamp/Sentiment: Stampin' Up
Cuttlebug: Heart Die
Punch: Stampin' Up Scallop Trim Border/Corner, Nellie Snellen Floral Set
Accessories: Ribbon, Flat Back Pearls, Foam Pop Dots
That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed you visit and will be back again tomorrow. I won't get a chance to visit my favorite blogs this morning but I'll be sure to visit you this afternoon or tonight to see what you've been up to. Til then enjoy your day...I will see you when I see you!

21 comments:

magicwanda said...

Oh Kelly
My heart goes out to you ..I know you will miss her but you do a good thing by letting her go with her sister and not be alone....
What an awesome card for her to look at and be reminded of your love for her!
Hugs Wanda:-D

Olga said...

Your Mom will love it. It's one very gorgeous card!!

bonnie said...

Oh it is so good of your Aunt to take your Mom and look after her...so sweet and nice for you knowing she is not alone. What a cute card...my little one likes bare feet too!! Have a great day! Hugs to you, Bonnie xx

Patti said...

Your mom will so cherish this! I'm sure it will bring fond memories to mind! Super sweet card!

CelticWoman said...

just precious, great colors. Hugs

Beth said...

This is such a cute card for your mom. Your coloring is fantastic, as is the color combo. She will love it for sure.

Migdalia said...

Kelly, you're card is precious! I'm sure your Mom will think of you whenever she looks at it....Have a blessed day!

Lorene said...

Kelly, What a card!!! Your mom will love it and I am sure think of you. She has come to a good state. Great Job. Love the colors. Take care.

Min @ Kaymin Kreations said...

Kelly, what a wonderful card!! I love the easle card.
Hugs & Happy Days!

"Um Buggin" said...

Oh Kelly, I know just what you mean about them being alone. I'm sure when she receives this card she will think of you, and your design is just fabulous girlfriend. My Mom is 83 yrs young, but I still worry about her being alone. I'm blessed to have siblings who lives close to her. What an adorable card, love it!

Hugz, xx

~L~

Dora said...

Awww Kelly this is really pretty and so sweet. Your mother will definitely love it xxx

Chris said...

Kelly,

What a wonderful card and story for the card. I'm sure it will bring her lots of happy memories of your young years while she was raising you. She will treasure it always. God Bless Chris

Carol<>< said...

Oh Kelly, she will love this!
Memories are the best of children,
happy, happy times.
Carol<><

MiamiKel said...

Aw, what a sweet card for mom! And love your card much!! I regret not buying these sentiments now - your card is stunning! Lovely, lovely :)

Barb said...

Kelly, we must be kindred spirits! I never wore shoes either growing up in Michigan. I would run out to get the mail in my bare feet. What a great memory for you and your Mom. She will love the card. Thanks for being such an inspiration to me. Your comments on my blog mean a lot to me. Thanks!

Charlene said...

Kelly, how sweet this is! Your Mom is sure to love this and treasure it. I can't believe you're from Ohio, too....My husband was born there and I grew up there most of my life...another small world we share.

Melodie said...

Fantastic card, dear Kelly.
Hugs
Melodie

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh Kelly, this card is so beautiful! I love how you've highlighted her with the circle. I'm sure your mom looks at it every day and adores it(and you!!). Big hugs to you!!!
Sharon

DonnaMundinger said...

That is so sweet, Kelly! I'm sure she'll gaze at it often and know she is loved and missed. It's always a tough transition when parents need the care. xxD

Rachel said...

Oh my this is positively beautiful!!! you did a fabulous job with this little cutie Kelly!!
hugs,
Rachel

~JulieH~ said...

Oh Kelly it's beautiful and What a lovely image for your mum to keep on her dresser to remind her of you. This must have been a tough decision but comforting that your mum won't be living alone
Sending big hugs
Juliexxx