A Mother’s Love

May 15, 2013

IMG_8982IMG_0964IMG_8975IMG_8939IMG_8979IMG_8944IMG_9038IMG_9042IMG_9196IMG_9035IMG_9012IMG_9050IMG_9052I’m still riding the high from Mother’s Day. I awoke to flowers, chocolates, cuddles, I love you’s, breakfast, kisses, tea, cards, presents, candles and sweet loving messages on the buddha board. It’s always so lovely to receive gratitude for all you do as a mother. I still remember how my heart grew exponentially the moment I knew there was a little angel growing inside me. Now I’m blessed with 2 angels who are my greatest teachers in life. I can’t thank them enough for bringing so much love and joy to my heart. They are a constant reminder of all that I strive to be…joyful, childlike, honest, playful, unconditionally loving, present. And they are the clearest of mirrors, reflecting what is needed to bring me closer to a state of wholeness.

My beloved asked me what I’d like to do on this special day…..my heart instantly knew…the beach, the sun, music, family, dress ups, and I will wear my magnificent flower crown I was creating at that very moment. I will evoke the boho queen within and wear my crown with complete love and honour for myself. I read something very beautiful the other day “Mom, a title just above queen” I’m unsure who wrote this, but I LOVE it! Creating and adorning myself in an exquisite crown was so fitting for this day; sending a message to myself of how worthy I am. And how grateful I am for all I do and all I am. A gift to myself. I wore all of my favourite pieces from my wardrobe that bring this feeling alive in me…my All that Remains lace dress from Gypsy Stone, Emerald fringe kimono from Myee Carlyle, my precious jewels from Rico Designs, Spell Designs, Soul Makes and Penny for Your Thoughts Jewellery. And so much more.

So, very excitedly, we ventured to the Yanchep lagoon up north. A sheltered cove of blue/green water, miniature caves formed from years of erosion. I wished I was a fairy, small enough to live inside one of these caves. As I watched my children playing in them, I witnessed something magical…..it was as though time stopped for a moment. I saw my whole family playing as children. My husband laughing and taking photos as I frolicked in the sea and danced amongst the rocks, our children chasing birds, hiding in the caves, jumping in the water, squealing with delight. We spent the afternoon playing music, singing by the sea, and eating dinner on the harbour, as we enjoyed a magical sunset. It was the best mother’s day ever! And my heart just keeps on growing and filling deeper and deeper with more love each day :)

I hope you all had a fabulous mother’s day. And if for some reason you didn’t get the recognition you deserve, I say, give it to yourself. Pamper yourself and go plan something special just for you…or make yourself a flower crown :) You are worth everything and magnificent simply because you are. Sending love always.

With gypsy love n light,

Helen xx

Outfit Details

Such a special day deserved 2 outfits lol ;)

Outfit 1

Flower Crown ~ Fresh goldenrod and orchids made by me :)

Green Dust Necklace, White Flight Bracelet ~ Rico Designs (Check out there incredible new ‘Winter Solace’ lookbook here)

Fringe Flower Cape (Emerald) ~ Myee Carlyle

Turquoise thunderstruck cuff, 3 sisters ring ~ Spell and the Gypsy Collective

Uschi ring ~ Mania Mania from Behind the Monkey

Cosmic Lover bracelet ~ Soul Makes Jewelry

Kartique vintage ring ~ Kartique here is something similar from Gypsy River

Eagle and the Mermaid necklace, Kokomo bracelet ~ Penny for your Thoughts Jewellery

Outfit 2

Wild and Free Lace Dress ~ All the Remains from Gypsy Stone

Tribal Crescent necklace ~ Chibi Jewelry from The Trend Boutique

Gold Filled Wire Wrap ring ~ Kami Lerner from The Trend Boutique

Half turn open ring ~ The 2 Bandits

Sunni ring ~ Alushia Sanchia

Bella headpiece ~ Hard Couture from Free People


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