made with love…

mothers day illustration by desiree east

Brendon and I are a million miles away from home…How can we celebrate mother’s day this year?

Usually, at this point in the game, you can find us elbow-to-elbow in the stationery store with other well-meaning daughters, sons, children, grandkids and husbands, trying to pick out just the right card for the women who have influenced our lives in every which way possible. Don’t get me wrong — I can get lost for hours looking at stationary. What I love the most — if I have the time — is figuring how to create something crafty and handmade. (If you don’t know me by now, i’m a little bit of a stationary and gift wrap freak).

For the last few days, Brendon and I have both been wondering, “I wonder what everyone (Suzy, Lynne, Betty, Grandma Campbell, and all of the other Moms we love) is doing for Mother’s Day this weekend…???” One thing is for sure: we will miss out on all of the delicious grub — and spoiling you, of course (wink, wink).

So, this year (because, we are not home to shower everyone with gifts and flowers), here is a time-lapse video/illustration, made from the bottom of my heart. We may be halfway around the world, but we are thinking of you and send muchos, muchos besos

This is dedicated to all of the wonderful moms my life, and especially to my beautiful mother, Suzy…


Produced and Illustrated by:
Desirée East

Soundtrack: “Bonjour” by Fuji Kureta
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