Homemade Mother’s Day Cards to Make – There is nothing as special or personal as a homemade Mother’s Day card. Surprise your friends and family with your handmade creations. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Homemade Mother’s Day Cards to Make
Four blank greeting cards (available at craft stores), scrapbooking paper with floral pattern, coordinating solid piece of scrapbooking paper, creme or white-colored cardstock (whichever matches other papers best), paper cutter, scissors, glue stick, computer, printer, sewing machine.
Mother’s Day Card #1:
For this card, you will need a floral piece of scrapbooking paper, a coordinating piece of solid colored scrapbooking paper, and a piece of white or creme colored cardstock. Cut a piece of the solid colored paper to fit the front of the greeting card and glue it in place. Cut an approximately 2-inch strip of the floral paper and glue on the lefthand side of the card as a border. Use your sewing machine to stitch* along the righthand side of the floral border and around the outside edge of the card. Cut a large square out of creme colored or white card stock and glue to the center of the card. Type “Happy Mother’s Day” on your computer and print out on white or creme colored cardstock. Cut out the phrase (narrow strip) and glue to the bottom of the square in the center of the card. Choose a flower from the floral paper and trim to fit in the center of the square on the front of the card. Glue in place.
Stitching tips: If you have never used your sewing machine to make cards, it is easy! Just saw on the paper like you would on fabric. You might want to reserve a needle just for the paper so you don’t dull the needle for your fabric projects. There are two ways you can include stitching in your card making projects. You can either stitch directly on the card, or you can stitch on a separate piece of paper and then glue that piece to the card (then the stitching won’t show through the card).
Mother’s Day Card #2:
This Mother’s Day card is quick and easy. Cut a piece of the solid colored scrapbooking paper to fit three-quarters of the front of the card. Carefully tear along the righthand edge of the paper and glue the paper in place. Next cut a piece of floral paper to fit half of the front of the card. Carefully tear along the righthand edge of the paper and glue on top of the solid colored piece of paper. Type “Happy Mother’s Day” on your computer and print it on white or cream-colored paper. Mat the cut-out phrase first on a piece of the solid colored paper, then glue to the front of the card. Stitch around the outside of the card if you wish, but it isn’t necessary.
Mother’s Day Card #3:
This card will open horizontally. Cut three approximately 3-inch strips of paper to fit the width of the card: two floral and one solid colored. Tear bottom edges of each piece. Beginning at top of card overlap the three pieces with floral paper first and glue in place. Cut a large square from the cream or white-colored paper and glue it in the center of the card. Cut a slightly smaller square of solid colored paper and glue in the center of the cream-colored piece. Type “Happy Mother’s Day” on your computer. Print on cream or white-colored paper, trim, and glue in the center of the solid colored square. Stitch around the edge of the card, if you wish.
Mother’s Day Card #4:
This card will open horizontally. Tear a rectangle from the solid colored paper and glue near the top of the card. Type “Happy Mother’s Day” on your computer and print on white or creme colored paper. Trim and glue to the center of solid-colored paper. Tear another piece of solid colored paper (larger than first) to glue across the bottom of the card. Cut a rectangle from floral paper and glue to the center of the bottom piece of solid-colored paper. If you wish you can accent edges of the floral rectangle with coordinating eyelets.
Notes: – The terms “card stock” and “paper” are used interchangeably here, but it is up to you which kind of paper you use, depending on the look you are trying to achieve – A sewing machine isn’t necessary for this project, it is just a nice added touch – You don’t have to use your computer for this project, you can handwrite the words if you wish.
Mothers Day Cards
I want to pass on to you a sustaining faith that will support you through your lives. My dear ones, I won’t always be with you on the earth. You will go through crucibles of sorrows and trials. Don’t allow them to defeat you! Some are tried in the furnace of affliction. No matter what happens to you, praise, love, and thank your Saviour always. He has promised His strength to those who wait on Him. A man may fail, you may fail at times, but your loving Father will never fail you. I haven’t always given you what you wanted–perhaps not even what you needed.
Happy Mother’s Day Cards Greetings
Happy Mother’s Day – Wish Your Mom and Make Her Day Wonderful
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
– Inspirational sayings by Washington Irving
Mother is a beautiful creation by God. She is a nurturer, teacher, friend, and guide…playing several roles in a lifetime. The moment the child is born not knowing anything about the world, a mother is born too, not knowing anything about the baby, but once she sets her eyes on the child all the worldly joys surround her. Mother is eternal sunshine that never fades. The mankind of all ages has basked in her glory. She helps us overcome all the hiccups.
Her kindness and forgiveness can curtail all the odds. She makes each day glorious with her unconditional love. Mother’s touch is the first touch of human life. We see the light of the world through her eyes. She looks after us and makes our life comfy and secure. We all are grateful to our moms. Mother’s day gives you the perfect opportunity to do something special for her.
There are zillion reasons to treat your mom:
- – Since childhood we have seen her ironing our school uniform without a single crease, washing dishes, entertaining us with bedtime stories and lullabies.
- – For all these years the food, which we procured and gorged, was delightfully cooked by our mother for hours.
- – She plays a perfect mediator to resolve the fights between dad and siblings.
- – Through thick-and-thin of life, she stood by your side.
- – She’s a confidant- the one with whom you can discuss the most delicate matters of the heart.
Homemade Mother’s Day Cards 2020
Make your mother feel on top of the world. Reach out to her and shower her with all your love, care, and affection, you harbor in your heart. Embrace her with beautiful Mother’s Day Cards. The array of cards in various categories are available. ‘Bestest Mom’, First Mother’s Day’, ‘Hugs’, ‘Happy Mother’s Day’, ‘Love You Mom’, ‘Single Mom’, ‘Special Mom’, ‘Make Her Smile’, ‘Working Mom’, ‘Spanish Mother’s Day’ cards and lots more are popular categories. Pick a card of your choice and send it along with a bouquet of flowers, chocolates, or jewelry set.
Write a heart touching content, a poem or a famous quotation and pour out your feelings. The melody of your poetic words will stir her emotions and she will be overwhelmed.
Honey Cakes for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and the best way to remember the times you’ve spent together in childhood is to bake together. A lot of us have baked cookies since we were kids and we all like our mother’s best pudding or carrot cake. Something you might want to try baking together or make for your mother this Mother’s Day is honey cake.
Normally we have to wait for Rosh Hashanah or Sukkot in order for us to have honey cake but Mother’s Day is a good excuse to bake and have one too! During the ancient times, honey cakes were made in Asia Minor in honor of a mother deity that the ancients celebrated. You might want to make is a day or so before Mother’s Day though because the flavors in honey cake tend to deepen. The following recipe makes 8-10 servings.
To make the honey cake this Mother’s Day you’ll need the following ingredients:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup honey (preferably buckwheat)
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup freshly brewed strong coffee, cooled
2 large eggs
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons whiskey or bourbon
You’ll need the following utensils:
A 9x5x3 inch loaf pan
An electric mixer
2 small bowls
1 large bowl (or the bowl the comes with the electric mixer)
1 rubber spatula
1 wooden pick or skewer
Here is the direction for your Mother’s Day honey cake:
Put oven rack in middle position and preheat to 350°F. Oil loaf pan well and dust with flour, knock out any excess. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and ginger in a small bowl. In another bowl whisk together honey, oil, and coffee until they’re mixed well.
In a large bowl beat together eggs and brown sugar with an electric mixer at high speed for 3 minutes. Afterward, reduce speed to low, and add honey mixture and whiskey and mix until blended. It’ll be about 1 minute. Add flour mixture and mix until they’re just combined. Finish mixing batter with a rubber spatula — make sure you scrape the bottom of the bowl.
Pour batter into the loaf pan (don’t worry because the batter will be thin). Bake for 30 minutes and cover the top loosely with foil. Continue to bake until the cake begins to pull away from sides of the pan and the wooden pick or skewer inserted in the center comes out clean — that’s about 30 minutes more. Once that’s done, cool on a rack for 1 hour.
Run a knife around side of the cake, then invert rack over pan and invert cake onto rack. Turn cake right side up and cool completely. If you keep the cake tightly in plastic wrap or in an airtight container at room temperature it’ll last for about a week.
You can try this recipe with your kids or your mother — or even have a surprise honey cake for your mother on Mother’s Day! Most of all, enjoy it and share the fun.
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