As you can imagine, as a mom myself now, Mother’s Day has taken on a whole new significance. Partially in that I want to be showered with appreciation for everything I do during the year (and I mean alllllllllllllllll of it!), but also because I think of my own mom, and now I know all the insanity she put up with and I feel like my thanks is the most heartfelt it’s ever been. That being said, I’m also that person who looks at the calendar three days before someone’s birthday/Mother’s Day/anniversary and realizes I haven’t sent a card yet, so I have to dash out to get one and send it in the mail.
Since I bet a lot of you are the same way, we partnered with our friends at Canon USA to save the day with some Mother’s Day printable cards that you can print out right at home!
Download our printable cards and use your Canon printer to print out your cards onto a thick card stock paper. I used my PIXMA MegaTank printer for this project—it’s a great multi-purpose printer that makes it really easy to work on projects at home and has a large ink supply.
Use scissors or an X-Acto knife to cut out your card and then as an optional move you can put your ruler across where the card should crease and lightly score that line so the card will fold easier and more cleanly.
If using our pie chart card, fill in each area with a thing you love about your mom and put your name under the “source” area and add a heartfelt message inside. Sooo much easier to print at home than fight rush hour traffic to hit up that cute card boutique across town. … Pair either of these cards with some flowers, chocolates, or a relaxing tub of bath salts, or this awesome new instant camera and get ready to show mom just how much you care! Or you can always forward this post onto a spouse if you want to be the recipient of the card as well—ha ha! xo. Laura
P.S. If you love card making, try using some of Elsie’s favorite Paper Collage Supplies!