With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, you might be wondering what to give Mom so she knows how valued she is. Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be a daunting task, especially if you are on a limited budget. This year, why not get a little creative with your gifting and give Mom a gift that is crafted by you? It is a great way to gift her something personal, unique, and even budget friendly. Here are 7 Mother’s Day gifts you can make yourself to help inspire you and get you started.
1. Personalized Garden Stone
Mix and pour some quick dry cement into a shirt box or other shallow container. While wet add colored stones, tiles, and even your own hand impressions if you wish. Allow the cement to dry and remove and you have the perfect garden decor piece.
2. Mouse Pad in a Minute
Take an old mouse pad and wrap it in colorful and fresh fabric. Pull tightly as you wrap and secure the ends of the fabric under the pad with fabric glue. It is a great way to add a personal touch to Mom’s office or work space.
3. Flower Pomander
Buy a styrofoam ball at your local craft shop. Use silk flower blooms and plenty of hot glue to cover the surface of the ball. Make sure it is nice and full. Take a length of ribbon, fold in half, and glue the ends into the flowers. Mom can hang the pomander anywhere that needs some fresh color!
4. Manicure in a Jar
Take a mason jar and fill it with manicure essentials such as polish, files, pumice, and hand lotion. Travel size products are perfect for this size jar. Finish the look by adding the lid and adorning the jar with ribbon.
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5. Mini Herb Garden
Find miniature flower pots at your local craft store and gift them along with seed packets of various herbs. Mom will love growing her own mini herb garden, and it is a gift that will continue to give all year. If you wish you can spray the pots with chalkboard paint first and write the various names of the herbs on them.
6. Memory Book
Grab some scrapbooking materials and make Mom a memory book she is sure to enjoy. Include favorite photos, memories, notes, and other mementos you can think of. She is sure to enjoy a trip down memory lane.
7. Personalized Shirt.
Buy a white shirt and fabric paint and let children decorate with their foot or hand prints. This will be a fun piece of clothing Mom is always sure to cherish.
See how easy making the perfect gift for Mom can be? Give these ideas a try and you are sure to create a handmade gift for Mom she will love.
Are you making a gift for your mother? Share with us what you will be doing in the comments below!