Madonna and Child Valentine Cards
Of all the Valentine Cards
we have been creating, the Madonna and Child Valentines that Rose and I made, inspired by an image a friend of mine pinned, are my favorite! ❤
These would also be perfect for Mother’s Day and Christmas, don’t you think?
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Step One: Cut out images of Our Lady and Baby Jesus and glue to the center of doily.
Step Two: Fold in the sides of the doily and lace a piece of the crochet thread through the holes.
Step Three: Tie and attach a medal.
Option: On some of the cards we outlined the image with Silver Glitter Dimensional Fabric Paint.
After they dried overnight we then finished assembling the rest of the cards.
We also made some with color images, which I had softened using photo editing software to create a more antique look. Rose loved attaching the medals to all twenty of her cards!
I also made some tags
for Rose to glue on the back and sign, with three different quotes:
Love our Lady, and she will obtain abundant grace to help you conquer in your daily struggle.
~ St. Josemaria Escriva
Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.
~ St. Maximilian Kolbe
What a joy to remember that she is our Mother! Since she loves us and knows our weakness, what have we to fear?
~ St. Therese of Lisieux
Prayer of Mothers
Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.