A Birthday Gift For My Mother

Thank you for coming over to have a look at my blog

A Birthday Gift For My Mother

Hi and welcome to my blog (or welcome back if you’ve visited before).

Just a quick post today.

It was my mother’s birthday at the begining of the month so it was time for me to do a bit of crafting.

The only problem is that the pains in my arm and shoulder have curtailed my crafting greatly this month (not being able to do my usual physio exercises to keep things in check because I wasn’t suppose to lift, pull, push, etc., for several weeks after the hernia opperation meant serious agony when I was finally allowed to start back lifting, etc.)  Also the pains have made it difficult for me to do much typing to catch up with blogging.  So this means that I went for a simple display of three roses for my mother for her birthday.

She likes the Peace Rose, and I beleive had them in her wedding bouquet, so, having got the stuff together to make white ForeverFlowerz roses, I set about colouring them in to try and get an approximation of a Peace Rose.

Firstly yellow coloured ink, then some pink Fleurs Oil Pastels.

I then built up the roses, layer by layer, as per the instructions, put them on stems and added leaves – also ForeverFlowerz items made to work together.

I put the three roses into a vase that came as part of a collection of 4, again from Forever Flowers.  Finishing off with some faux greenery from the same company.

I then popped a stick on ladybird on the side vase and a blue butterfly at the top of the vase.

This is what I gave her.

When my sister called round and saw the vase of flowers on the windowsill she thought there was a real beatle crawling up the side of the vase.  Mam and I had a good laugh about that.

.

I have several bits of different crafting on the go at the moment, so keep an eye out for them over the next few weeks.

-oOo-

  • You can see my Gwyneth George area on Facebook by clicking – here.
  • Crefftau MAES MIERI Crafts Facebook Page – here.
    Please “Like“, “Follow“, and even “Share” if you think any of your friends might be interested.
  • Crefftau Maes Mieri Crafts YouTube Chanel – here.
    Please “Like” and “Subscribe
  • You can see the cards I’ve made using design sheets from CUP in my “Crafter Showcase Area” on Craftsuprint.com – here
    (Just scroll down past the top boxes to see the cards.)

Follow on Bloglovin

-oOo-

Thank you for reading this blog post – I hope you like what you’ve seen and read.
And thank you to everybody who’s left a comment on my previous blog posts – I really do appreciate you taking the time.

You should find a box at the bottom of each post where you can leave a Comment if you feel like it.
(If you can't see the comment box then there should be a link that says "Comments" or "Leave a Reply" and clicking on that will bring up the box.) Due to problems with Spam/advertising posts, I now moderate all comments before they go live. Genuine comments will go live when I’ve checked through the list – usually a couple of times a day.
Notice: I’m sure you are already aware that any comments and details you  leave will be stored on the system, and those that go through moderation will be visible to the public.  You may be given the option for the system to store your details so that  you don’t have to fill in all your info each time you want to leave a comment - if you choose to accept this option then cookies will be used for this.  Cookies might also be used by the system for logging visitor and return visitor numbers as well.