Why is Mother’s Day stuff so fugly? It’s all purple cursive eye smack, and floral bunny soul crush. Here are a few Mother’s Day card options that won’t embarrass you, or make your mother worry that she didn’t do enough to shape your taste level.
Mom, You Rock letterpress card by A Favorite Design
You’re Awesome card by Sugar Paper
I Love You card from Moontree Press
Mom Tattoo card from Hawk Gerber
Funny card Good moms let you lick the beaters, great moms turn them off first. by The Little Illustrator
To the Moon and Back by Quill and Fox
You’re Pretty by Lindsay Letters
Happy Mother’s Day by Smock
If you didn’t find the perfect thing, check out this funny Mother’s Day Cards roundup from Cool Mom Picks. Those ladies always do Mother’s Day up right.
Billy Monk makes me want to get a Tuesday night job at the local local and learn to use my flash.
You threw an awkward glance his way because his glasses were cute. He thinks your neck smells like you might be a compatible genetic match. You enjoy Mythbusters, he enjoys Mythbusters. And while Valentine’s Day is ultimately a commercial construct, you’re not above engaging ironically if it means getting laid later.
Sarah’s Go Mighty post about losing her sequin virginity reminded me that I need to figure out what I’m wearing for New Year’s as part of my Holiday Resolutions. So I’ve been collecting sequin dresses, shorts, rompers, tops on Pinterest. If you’re looking for the pieces below and several more, head over to my Shiny! Shiny! board. Girl, you are radiant.
Kathryn Clark calls her Foreclosure Quilts an “historical record of difficult times.”
The above is “A map of the Forest Hills neighborhood in Cleveland, OH. The navy rectangles represent foreclosed or abandoned lots. The green applique patches show where community gardens have been planted on top of empty lots.”
(via design skool)
We’re keeping it symbolic here, because what the hell is your true love going to do with seven swans?
A Partridge in a Pear Tree
Feather Letterpress Cards, $15 from Satsuma Press
A tiny bit of partridge.
Ambition Pearwood Rollerball Pen, $80 from Faber Castell
And a pear tree pen.
Two Turtle Doves
Wood Ear Bud Holder, $27
Three French Hens
French Macaron, $21
Four Calling Birds
Pie Birds, $2 each
Five Golden Rings
The Quintet Necklace, $48 from Lemonade Handmade
Six Geese A-Laying
Tenga Egg Six Pack, $23
Seven Swans A-Swimming
Eight Maids A-Milking
Nine Ladies Dancing
Disco Ball, $30 from Amazon
Ten Lords A-leaping
White Balancing Blocks, $55 from The Curiosity Shoppe
Eleven Pipers Piping
Twelve Drummers Drumming
If you liked this, you might also like last year’s 12 Days of Christmas picks. Have you ever wanted to make a 12 Days of Christmas package? Leave your suggestions for alternative ideas in comments.