"M" is for 52 Memories - Mother's Day Gift

Hi Everyone

I have a last minute Mother's Day idea to share and it is based on my "52 Reasons I Love You" project shown here

If it's too late for this year - why not store the idea away for a  birthday gift when you have some more time! 

I have used the Bicycle Pink Ribbon Cards as the base for this project, and 10% from the sale of each pack goes to www.bcrfcure.org. Please also visit here for more information on the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. 

I have taken a pack of cards and distressed them using a chisel, sandpaper and white paint - in that order! These cards were created using a Bicycle Breast Cancer Research pack of cards, so if you buy a pack you will be contributing to a great cause too. 

I added a photograph to each page - the black and white looks great against the pink and I love black and white pictures of the kids. My daughter is 9 weeks old in this one...

I used photos I already had edited and cropped for other projects to make it super easy to put together...

Now all I have to do is wrap it up and give it to my awesome Mother-in-Law! 

Where to find supplies on Amazon.com
These fabulous stickers are from the Echo Park "Dearest" Mini Theme, available here at amazon.com
Book Rings
You can find the Book Rings here at amazon.com

Please post a comment if you have any questions
Lowri :-)
I am linking up this post to these websites here.


  1. I love this idea and I think I'm gonna make one. Here mother's day is on june the 3rd this year, so I have little time to make one ;) TFS

  2. I like the wire rings holding it together. I did that on a mini album once. It's perfect. Thanks for sharing. Linda

  3. That is very nice. I like that the back of the cards are left blank in case she wants to add some journaling. Wonderful idea and I will definitely file it away for a later use. Thanks for sharing.

  4. This is absolutely darling! Talk about a wonderful mother's day gift! Filled with all those sweet photos I am certain every mom would love this! Happy Mother's Day Lowri!

  5. Wow ...this is such a creative idea. I LOVE it! Too late for me as its mother's day here today but it is definitely an idea I'll be using. thanks so much for sharing it!

  6. That is one of the VERY best Mother's Day presents EVER! BRAVO!

  7. Love this idea! Happy Mother's day!

  8. Your book is beautiful. What a wonderful gift to make for family and friends. I'm sure that your mother-in-law loved her gift. Thank you for sharing your idea with all of us.


  9. So very cute!
    From Sweet Living Magazine

  10. Adorable and thoughtful gift. So pretty too!

  11. Beautiful book! I love your playing card minis.

  12. Very cute!!I would love to receive something like this! Since the chances of my husband making me one a pretty slim, I don't think that there will be one in my near future!! lol! I might have to make hubby a version fro Father's Day though....
    Thanks so much for sharing at The Creative Spark. I love to have you!!! I'll be sharing this on Sunday. Enjoy your weekend!
    Jenn :)

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