Gifts for a Mother


To my mom, who never hesitated to accept my repurposed vandalized gifts. Happy Mother’s Day!

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15 Responses to Gifts for a Mother

  1. Russ Nickel says:

    If only I could vandalize from a great distance! But I’ll probably have to just send a card or something.


  2. iimpp says:

    It’s almost my mother’s birthday. Thanks for the idea! 😀


  3. I love that expression, “repurposed vandalized gifts”!


  4. Awwww! Thanks for the reminder and the warning. I need to lock up all my Harry Potter action figures.

    Just FYI, when I clicked on the email link, I got a “page not found” message. Just wanted to let you know in case it impacts your stats for the day.


    • Rae says:

      Oh, it’s might be because I accidentally hit publish before it was ready and then I took it down and scheduled it. I think it works now, thanks for the heads up!


  5. Ha! My 3 year old made me a card and put stickers all over it. She showed it to me, very proudly. She even said, “I am very proud!” When I reached out to take it from her she shouted, “But wait!!” And then she tore off all the stickers, stuck them to herself, and ran off, leaving me with a ripped up pink card that said MOM. (I still love it.)


  6. sj says:

    Gah, little Rae with the purple bow is just too cute.


  7. gojulesgo says:

    Tee hee this was so cute!


  8. mycraftcave says:

    so cute. repurposed vandalized gifts are “the best”!!!


  9. Elyse says:

    Wonderful. I miss those days of weird gifts that I’ll always treasure.


  10. Diana says:

    I agree. :'(. they’re the best.


  11. ezekelalan says:

    You have such a gift for capturing the important things in life in such a remarkably simple way. Thanks for the reminder by the way 🙂


  12. Anna says:

    Aw, how sweet! Vandalised gifts are always the best kind of gifts.


  13. wetrat says:

    I love that mom at the end does look happy with the gift. I think that’s how it is for most mothers.


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