Life is Beautiful!
God is so good and has blessed us all with so many things to enjoy!
For Mother's Day coming up I started to think about what I could send to my Mom.
Something that she could use, and enjoy as well.
I'm like her...I like beauty and practical to mix.
I know she loves flowers and working in her kitchen.
SO I decided to make her a new fresh apron and a couple tea towels.
I pulled out some floral material that I had in colours I know she'll enjoy.
Then I dug through my lace stash until I found some that matched nicely.
Some with just a touch of frilliness, and softness.
Then I also picked out a doily to match.
It is so nice to start putting together items and seeing how things come together.
I'm not one for trying a lot of new things, but stick with the things I know.
I sewed the top border on after attaching the straps to the back piece, and that hid the stitches from the front, and I like the look of that better.
I cut out a strip of each colour for the towels, and found
some other lace to tuck under the edge of it.
Here are a couple close up pictures so you can see the pattern of the material better.
Then lastly, what is a gift without a card?
I put this together with a lovely printable from Shoregirl Creation's.
I embossed a piece of yardstick with a lacy folder and added lace.
Then I felt it needed to be softened a bit more...so I added the cheesecloth underneath.
Then come the flowers. My family found these couple of boxes of flowers for me long ago and they were perfect for this. Then I added tiny brads to the little flowers and rhinestones to the larger ones.
The stamp on the front of the postcard is from a new set that I found at the Dollar Store.
I hope she enjoys what is coming her way.
Thanks for dropping by!