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May 8, 2011

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

Happy Mother's Day!
Now that... my kids are older, I understand how much work and love it takes to raise and to keep a family together.  The example of your strength, devotion, and patience is now rippling through the generations.  Thank you!  ~Forest Houtenschil


xojanis

24 comments:

Prior said...

you are just so classy! Lezlee

~ Regan said...

Just as sweet as can be! Hope you have a great Mother's Day!

Jane said...

Very cute little shoe. I love the word "love" on the side!
Have a wonderful day!
Jane

alice said...

Janis,
Another sweet project! Love it! Happy Mother's day!
smiles, alice

sissie said...

Hi Janis,
Girl, I do not know how you do it!
You have so much talent and this little baby shoe is the cutest ever. Who would have thought to embellish it with a brooch altered with "mom." Why, you of course!

Happy Mother's Day.

hugs
Sissie

Cassie said...

This is very sweet Janis! So good to meet you at the aajms event!

Happy Mother's Day to you!

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Happy Mother's Day, to you too! Enjoy it!!

Maria said...

I hope you had a lovely day this Mother's day with your family....

Janis this is so precious,Love how you always seem to think outside the square and create some treasured pieces...

raggygirlvintage said...

So cute Janis, that mother pin is pretty. We have a thing for baby shoes, don't we!!
Tracey

Linda said...

Janis~ this is just adorable! So glad we could meet at the Junkmarket Art and Architecture event!

Rustydiva said...

Happy belated Mother's Day Janis. Hope you got to spend it exactly your chosen way. Also hope you had a good trip to Minn. and back. Love the little shoe ~ why didn't my mother save these?? The brooch is PERFECT!

Kenda

Rosemary said...

Cute!!
Rosemary

Cindy said...

What a sweet way to display that lovely broach. Everything you do ends up being SO pretty.
To answer your question as to how I like Winnipeg...I LOVE Winnipeg. It's a big city with a small town feel. I also love the fact that there is so much old vintagey merchandise to be found everywhere. Our GW is full of vintagey stuff as well as the garage sales. Last Sat. was a great example. I live in an old neighborhood in an old house and life could not be any better.
Hugs. Cindy S

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Hi Janis!

I love what you did with this sweet little shoe. How special!

Hugs,
Anne

Alabaster Rose Designs said...

Hi Janis,
I love your beautiful project! It is adorable!
Have a great day.
Sincerely,
melinda

Gracefully Vintage said...

Ok that is the sweetest idea ever- i love that-and I REALLY love that broach.. SO Jealous.. i use old broaches on aprons- but never thought of a shoe- Great a Thinking.
Thanks for the love on my toile chair.
Karryann

Kate said...

Janis
So wonderful to hear from you!!! I hope that you had a terrific Mother's Day. Thank you for always being so thoughtful when you comment on my posts. I am blessed. Have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs
Kate

Funky Junk Sisters said...

What a beautiful post! Just wanted to stop by and tell you that the times were wrong on the commercial... which has now been corrected. The Funky Junk Sister's Show starts at 6pm.
Hope to see you there!

xoxo
Funky Junk Sisters

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

Wow, what a gorgeous pin!! It looks wonderful on the baby shoe. Cute idea!
Patricia :o)

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

This brooch is just gorgeous and so sweet on the baby shoe. Wonderful find!

GWENDOLYN said...

What a charming and sweet idea. I never cease to be amazed at the creativity out here.
Blessings
Gwen

Rosie said...

Oh Dear One,
Have a Marvelous Mothers Day with your SWEET, SWEET family, enJOYing each and every moment of this VERY special day...xo...Rosie

Ana said...

Hi Janis,
What a beautiful piece and post. Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day. Sending you a great big hug.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

Lady Pamela said...

Such a beautiful quote, Janis.
I am trying to re-design my backyard now that I have my long-awaited deck that my Dad built for me. Slow process for a non-gardener. *Hugs*

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