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Birthday Card Ideas for Mom

Jun 12, 2008

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Herein you will discover some creative and surefire birthday card ideas that don’t simply involve you grabbing a card from your local grocery store.

With packed schedules and busy lifestyles, it’s easy to lose track of special events in the lives of those we love, especially when it comes to birthdays.  But for those special people in our lives, like our mothers, a simple birthday card will not suffice.

Get ready for some great mom gift ideas!

Herein you will discover some creative and surefire birthday card ideas that don’t simply involve you grabbing a card from your local grocery store.  These are ideas that can be quickly completed, but mean a lot more than an average greeting card.  Get ready for some great mom gift ideas!

The great thing about moms is that they are just as pleased, or even happier, with a handmade birthday card, as they are receiving a Hallmark card.  For most mothers, they find that getting a handmade card is much more personal and exciting to receive.

You may recall a time when you created a card for your mother with nothing more than construction paper, glue, scissors, and some markers.

You may recall a time in your childhood when you created such a card for your mother with nothing more than construction paper, glue, scissors, and some markers.  When this card was handed to your mother she most likely shed a tear and gave you a giant hug, as she imagined all the hard work and love you put into making this special card.

One special mom gift idea is to put your age and maturity to the side, even if you are an adult!  One of the greatest birthday card ideas is the simplest of them all.  Make your mother a handmade card.  This lets your mother know that she means more to you than just grabbing any old card from a store rack.  This tells her that she is still your mother, and you are still her child.  Doing something like this as an adult is an excellent way to let your mom know that you still feel the same way about her as you did when you were her little boy or girl.

...don’t simply sign your name with love. Instead, write your mother a thank-you letter.

Other great birthday card ideas include the personalization of your typical greeting cards.  If you must purchase a birthday card from a store, make it special.  On the inside don’t simply sign your name with love.  Instead, write your mother a thank-you letter.  You can do this on the card itself, or you can write the thank you on paper and attach it to the card.  Some people have even written this type of letter on the card’s envelope.

An example of this would be to make a list of all the things in your life you would like to thank your mother for.  Once you have made a lengthy list you can take great care to gently lift the envelope from the glue and fashion it into one large piece of paper.  Then begin to write these little thank you messages on both sides of the envelope.  Thank you messages could include: “Thank you mom for teaching me how to tie my shoes when I was five,”  “Thank you for making me soup when I was sick,”  “Thank you for walking me to school when I was a kid,”  “Thank you for always believing in me, even when I didn’t believe in myself.”  Make up your own personal messages!

When your mom opens the card and finds all these thank you messages, she will be completely taken aback and it will truly make her day

Once you have covered your envelope in this writing simply glue it back together or use tape.  When your mom opens the card and finds all these thank you messages, she will be completely taken aback with everything you have to thank her for, and it will truly make her day.  This is one mom gift idea that is sure to bring a tear to her eyes.

Birthday card ideas don’t just center on the card itself.  Honestly, you can purchase any run of the mill card and turn it into something truly amazing!

A second idea that involves the envelope and really personalizes a card is to take some of your childhood photos from the time you were born until now and either photocopy them or print them off on your computer.  Then take a sheet of average typing paper and make a collage on the paper using all these photos.  You can then fold and fashion this collage into the actual envelope for the card!  This is an excellent birthday card idea that will once again let your mother know that you took the time to remember the past, to thank her now, in the future.

You don’t have to spend great sums of money to let your mother know how much you care.

When it comes to mom gift ideas, you have to find a way to make them personal and reminding.  You don’t have to spend great sums of money.

Just take some time to think about your mom.  Her likes, dislikes, hobbies, and anything else that moves her.  Once you have figured out what really makes your mom happy in life, you will be able to come up with some excellent birthday card ideas that will move her, and let her know exactly how much you care.

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