So, there’s less than a week until Mother’s Day, and you don’t have a gift for your mom yet. Have no fear! I’ve rounded up 10 easy, DIY Mother’s Day gifts for you last minute gifters. There is something here for all of the moms on your list! Each of these gifts can be finished in an afternoon and for under $30. You can’t go wrong there! Besides, what mom doesn’t love a handmade gift?
1) DIY Ironing Table :
If the mom in your life is crafty or loves to sew or quilt, why not makes things a little easier on her with this DIY ironing table made from a TV tray? This table makes it easy to tackle ironing quilting squares or other sewing projects without having to haul out the ironing board. It’s perfect for having next to your crafting area.
2) A Terrarium
There are so many ways to customize a terrarium to fit your mom’s personality. Get creative with the container you use, or try adding small trinkets. If she loves the beach, add a few seashells. These little worlds are sure to please, and will last much longer than the usual bouquet of roses.
3) Chalkboard Menu
For the mom that loves to cook : help her stay organized with a chalkboard menu.
4) DIY Jewelry Hanger
This DIY jewelry hanger is simple and inexpensive to make. It’s a beautiful way to hang jewelry – art and organization in one!
5) Bake a Cake
As Pedro said, “Build her a cake or something”. Every celebration calls for a little cake! Make her favorite flavor and celebrate how awesome she is! You can find my strawberry cake and cream cheese frosting recipes here.
6) Cupcake Bouquet
Bump that cake up a notch and create a cupcake bouquet! -Stephanie at 52 kitchen adventures has an awesome tutorial on how to create one, and also a great video showing how to frost in a rose pattern.
7) Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods
If you’re wanting to make her a sweet treat, but cake isn’t her thing, try these chocolate dipped pretzel rods. These are super easy to make and the perfect mix of salty and sweet. Sprinkle on her favorite colors before the chocolate dries to add a personal touch.
8) Teacup Candle
I have loved these DIY Teacup Candles that I’ve seen all over Pinterest. These would make a great gift for the mom in your life! Thrift shops, like Goodwill, often have pretty, neglected tea cups that are perfect for a project like this. Createlive has an awesome tutorial on how to make these candles out of old ones!
9) Framed Printable
If you’re looking for a more sentimental gift, take advantage of all of the free printables out in blogland. Print out your favorite, and stick it in a pretty frame. Lovely Living has this sweet Mother’s day subway art available in 4 colors.
Yesterday on Tuesday also has a vintage-inspired printable set for Mother’s Day, including a banner, gift tags, and an “All About My Mom” printable to get the kiddos involved.
10) Yarn Wreath
Make something beautiful for your mother’s home. Create a yarn wreath with felt flowers to brighten up her entry way. There are so many ways to customize these to fit any decor.
For more great ideas, you can visit my Mother’s day Gift Ideas pin board here!
Have a great Monday!
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