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DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love

Whether the gift is store-bought or homemade, Mother’s Day gifts mom will love always come from the heart. It’s the thought that counts (or that’s what we are always told, right?). It is true; my favorite gift from my son was an award ribbon he made me stating I was the best cook ever. This coming from a kid that only ate chicken nuggets and hot dogs. But hey, I was the best cook he knew at the time.

DIY Flower Pots Mom Will LoveDIY Mother's Day Flower Pots make a perfect gift for mom

Flowers are definitely a Mother’s Day Gift that mom will love. You can create a flower pot to hold the flowers that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. You can make the following three flower pot ideas with items from around your home. If you don’t have all of the items, you can purchase them at your local craft store.

Clay Pot Flower Gift

Items Needed:

  • Clay Pot, Any Size
  • Acrylic Paint, Spring Colors
  • Sponge Brush
  • Live Plant or Silk Flowers

Directions:

  1. Paint the clay pot with acrylic paint, and let it dry for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Add 1-2 more coats of paint, depending on the color. Let it dry 10-20 minutes in between.
  3. Now the fun part. Have the kids create fingerprint flowers by dipping their fingers in the paint and placing it on the flower pot.
  4. You can also create footprint butterflies using the same method.
  5. Place either silk flowers or a live plant in the can.

Mason Jar Flower Pot

Items Needed:

  • Mason Jar, Any Size
  • Spring Ribbon, Wired
  • Sponge Brush
  • Acrylic Paint, Spring Colors
  • Live Plant Or Silk Flowers

Directions:

  1. Paint the mason jar with acrylic paint, and let it dry for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Add 1-2 more coats of paint, depending on the color. Let it dry 10-20 minutes in between.
  3. Create a bow with 2 pieces of wired ribbon and tie it around the top of the jar.
  4. Place either silk flowers or a live plant in the can.

Tin Can Flower Pot

Items Needed:

  • Food Cans (soup cans work best, but wash and dry them before using)
  • Acrylic Paint, Spring Colors
  • Glue Dots
  • Decorative Label
  • Fun Ribbon (I used burlap)
  • Live Plant Or Silk Flowers
  • Sponge Brush

Directions:

  1. Paint the tin can with acrylic paint, and let it dry for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Add 1-2 more coats of paint, letting it dry 10-20 minutes in between.
  3. Glue the burlap or ribbon to the middle outside of the can with the glue dots.
  4. Create a label and glue it to the middle of the ribbon.
  5. Place either a silk flower or live plant in the can.

Spa Gifts For MomMother's Day Spa Basket

Spa days are definitely Mother’s Day gifts mom will love, but spa days can be pretty expensive. Creating a wonderful and inexpensive sugar scrub is a way to give mom a little feeling of being at the spa every day.

Soothing Sugar Scrubmoms day sugar scrub

Items Needed:

  • 1/3 Cup Of Sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil
  • 5-7 Drops Of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 5-7 Drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
  • Mason Jar
  • Ribbon

(You can use your mom’s favorite essential oil scents. I like lavender and peppermint; they’re great for headaches and stress relief.)

Directions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients and place them into a sealed container like a mason jar.
  2. Decorate the outside of the jar with ribbon.

Coffee Sugar Scrub

Items Needed:

  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Finely Ground Coffee Beans
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil
  • 5-7 Drops Of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 5-7 Drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
  • Mason Jar
  • Ribbon

Directions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients and place them into a sealed container like a mason jar.
  2. Decorate the outside of the jar with ribbon.

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