May 15, 2017

On Mother's Day I let go of the MUST HAVES!

Hello my dear friends,

How was your Sunday? Mine was delightful.
Started with 3 little ones saying HAPPY Mother's Day to me out loud!
A wonderful husband turned chef making me yummy breakfast.
A blessed service at church giving thanks for each and every blessing, holding on to His promises.
Time at home...yes. I am one happy Mama!
Oh...and the best! I went  to bed early! 

Hope your Mother's Day was refreshing and you spend time with those you love.

I received a beautiful handmade card by my friend and downline Maria Vega!
She melts my heart with her talent and the many ways she uses her stamps.


Bookmarks for Moms using my stash!
I set apart some time to make some small gifts for the Mamas in my church family.
I used some of my beautiful scraps of paper. Yes...all I need was strips of 2" and I found many.
Check out my creations below.
Is such a blessing to give something they will be able to use on their Bibles every day.
A reminder of His goodness!


The Stylish Stems and Special reason bundle are my favorite Occasions Catalog items.
Is retiring in 15 days!

You've Got This stamp set comes with NO coordinating thinlit
soooo, you know who cut all these by hand right!

I am delighted with this coordinating set: Rose Wonder stamp set and the Rose Garden Thinlits.
Precious and so many possibilities!

To make these simply cut Designer Seris Paper to 2" by 6"
Punch the top with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch.



MY GIFT TO ME: Let go of the must haves

In the past I expected gifts, flowers, service, whatever....even the perfect photo with the kids ON Mother's Day. Nothing out of the ordinary. But there was a problem.
Instead of having a grateful day, I would have resentful holidays.
If I didn't get THAT picture taken, or THAT specific gift, or THE flowers...my heart would be blue.
But in the last years I have learned to be content, also that my TRUE JOY doesn't come from things, photos or flowers. My JOY COMES FROM THE LORD!

WHAT A FREEDOM indeed! Do you celebrate your days with simplicity? Do you have MUST HAVES in your life? The ones that if you don't get steal your joy. Be free today from expectations. Set your heart and expectation only on the Lord.

"Delight yourself in the Lord, and HE will give you the desires of your heart." 
Here a peak into my 2017 Mother's Day gifts.


My day ran as a normal Sunday, a day to fix my eyes on Jesus, refocusing on what matters.
Needless to say, I was blessed by those little extras that made me happy.
It is well with my soul. Jesus reigns. 


I am so thankful you stopped by today.
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Creative Blessings,

Jessica Cruz de Urrutia
Stampin’Up! Independent Demonstrator since 2010
Lewisburg, PA (hablo Español)

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4 comments:

  1. All that you do and write about fills me with joy, Jessica! You are a blessing to all who know you, and more, and to your heavenly Father! A beautiful post; I loved the peek into your family "Mother's Day celebration," too! The book marks are beautiful and so is your "group of friends!" Thank you for sharing! Have a blessed, beautiful week! XO

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    1. Your words are beautiful to me! Thanks dear friend. Blessed to know you were here!

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  2. I trûly enjoy your posts and insight, Jessica! Thanks for sharing the creativity that God has blessed you with... love the "scrap crafts" bookmarks you made for your sweet friends... great ideas!

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    1. Thank you SO MUCH Patricia! Sending you blessings...you are a delight!

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