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Homemade Mother's Day Scrapbooking Ideas

Updated on October 21, 2014
Indonesian mom and son
Indonesian mom and son | Source

Indonesian Mother's Day

Mother's Day in Indonesia (Mother's Day = Hari Ibu) is different from Mother's Day that is usually celebrated by people in Europe or USA and most of people in the world. Indonesian Mother's Day is at December 22. We have a fixed date for Mother's Day.

In the beginning, our Mother's Day is not to express love or gratitute for our mothers for their motherhood roles. Don't get me wrong, it's not that the motherhood roles are not important, but Indonesian people used to think that motherhood is a woman's nature.

Indonesian Mother's Day is originally to celebrate the spirit of Indonesian women as Mother of the Nation. Implies that women do not only have domestic and social roles, but women also have a political roles to educate and raise a good generation.

But nowadays, we begin to add more meanings to our Mother's Day and start to make celebration, surprise parties, give the mothers presents, and allowing mothers to have their day off from household chores.

Actually, not many Indonesian women are really have their day off, many of us are still working on that day. Also, there are many Indonesian women who never realize that it is Mother's Day. So, we still learn how to really appreciate mothers. Kindergartens and Sunday schools are starting to teach the children how to express their love to their moms.

One way to express our love is with scrapbooking like what the children used to do.

Indonesia Scrapbooking course with Ms. Ina
Indonesia Scrapbooking course with Ms. Ina | Source

Scrapbooking in Indonesia

Scrapbooking is a new thing in my country, not like in US or Europe who are familiar with scrapbooking since early 1900. We just start learning and enjoying this art.

Scrapbooking is a very unique art, a do-it-yourself art, it's a medium for storing memories in our special life moments. It can be opened at any time, enjoyed with families and friends, and stimulating creativity. I'm not a crafty person myself, but I enjoy making one or two pieces of scrapbooking about special people in my life.

A markerJalan Banda, Bandung, Indonesia -
Jalan Banda, Bandung, Indonesia
get directions

Cascade, Scrapbooking shop.

Scrapbooking shops in Indonesia

Most of scrapbooking shops in my country are in big cities like Jakarta and Bandung.

Jakarta

Pondok Indah Mall I
South Sky Walk
Lt.2 No. S214-215
Jakarta Selatan
021 759 20793

Paper Studios
Cibubur Junction

Bandung

Paris Van Java Mall, Sukajadi Street, Bandung

Cascade, Banda Street Bandung.

The Best Mother's Day Gift I Ever Had

That little girl in red is my best mother's day gift in my live ^_^
That little girl in red is my best mother's day gift in my live ^_^

Enjoying Mother's Day Scrapbooking

I never realized this, but actually, since I was in primary school, I enjoyed sticking photos in my drawing books and add stickers, ribbons, etc. And scrapbooking is similar with it, only you have to arrange the theme, composition, and etc.

Scrapbooking about mother is really enjoyable. For one of the most important woman in our life, why don't we make several pieces of sweet memories for our mom.

First thing is photo, photo and photo, a lot of photos. Collect photos of our mom, as many as you can and start arranging story about it. What kind of story we'd like to develop about our mom, a loving and care mom, a though mom, a funny and smart mom, mom my best friend, mom as 24 hours doctor in our house and many more, just use the creativities we have.

Then, choose the layout and font. We have many free scrapbooking's layout from the internet and you can choose one that suitable.

About Mom Scrapbooking, created by Dewie
About Mom Scrapbooking, created by Dewie | Source

We can choose our mom's favorite color and add her favorite images, for example, my mom is a dog lover, so my sisters and I always choose a dog-theme for everything we make or buy for our mom. And she never say no to the dog-theme.

Use double tape to avoid damage to your photos and use an 'acid-free' paper because it will be more durable and won't turn into yellow.

We can also add things around us like dried leaves, buttons, cute images from paper-wrapper, recycled materials, etc  Just be creative and green.

Avoid excessive use of accessories, for the main idea of the scrapbooking is your memories. So the photos are the 'main character' in it.

Happy Mother's Day and have a great time in scrapbooking.

Mother's Day Scrapbooking Ideas

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'My Mum' Sepia Scrapbook LayoutMother's Day Scrapbooking in a box.Mother's Day Scrapbooking mini album, created by Tracy MonizCreated by Ann, Canberra, AustraliaWhat Mom does for the family, by Ellison
'My Mum' Sepia Scrapbook Layout
'My Mum' Sepia Scrapbook Layout
Mother's Day Scrapbooking in a box.
Mother's Day Scrapbooking in a box. | Source
Mother's Day Scrapbooking mini album, created by Tracy Moniz
Mother's Day Scrapbooking mini album, created by Tracy Moniz | Source
Created by Ann, Canberra, Australia
Created by Ann, Canberra, Australia | Source
What Mom does for the family, by Ellison
What Mom does for the family, by Ellison | Source

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      Lita C. Malicdem 6 years ago from Philippines

      Hmmm, why not? If my 2 daughters haven't any idea yet of how to make me live in posterity, I'll do the scrapbooking for myself. I have volumes of pictures in albums to select from. Maybe, I'll have it titled- "My Life Cycle"? It would be fun! Thank you! Beautiful, vote up!

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      Susan Hazelton 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      What a wonderful idea as a gift to mother for Mother's Day. Great memories for the future.

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      That is such a wonderful idea. Thank hyou.

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      heart4theword 7 years ago from hub

      What a lovely Mother's Day in Indonesia! Scrapbooking is so much fun, just making the time in a day...to make it happen:) Great Share!

    • DeBorrah K. Ogans profile image

      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      febriedethan, Lovely Hub with great suggestions! What a nice way to acknowledge mothers and preserve lasting memories! Thank you for sharing, Peace & Blessings!

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      febriedethan 7 years ago from Indonesia

      Hi Pras, good to see u here, and I love your new profile's look :) Thank's for rated me up, have a great day!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I love this idea. This could be wonderful scrapbooking. Thanks for writing this. You have original idea. Mother is the best and she deserve it. .Rated up!

      Prasetio

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      febriedethan 7 years ago from Indonesia

      Hi Docmo, thank you. Though we used to commemorate Mother's Day at Dec 22, we can make a celebration at any time. Today, our Sunday school's children are singing for mom + dad. Showing their gratitude and love, they give flowers to the parents. It's cool.

      @ Just Ask Susan, you're welcome. Have a great day!

      @ Nan, yes, please feel free to do so :)

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      Susan Zutautas 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      It is always so nice to learn about other cultures and how they celebrate. Thanks so much for sharing this with us. I really enjoyed it.

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      Mohan Kumar 7 years ago from UK

      What a lovely idea to commemorate mothers. Thanks for sharing this slice of information on Indonesian mothers day. Really enjoyed reading it...

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