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3 Fantastic DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas

This year grab the kids and make Mom or Grandma a truly unique handmade gift

Mother's Day is this Sunday and while diamonds are a girl's best friend, nothing makes a Mom's heart melt more than a homemade Mother's Day gift. Here are three easy and super cute ideas that the kids can make for you (hint, hint) or you can work on together to thrill Grandma. 

1. Lime Mint Foot Soak 

Mom deserves some pampering so give her a spa-like experience. Cheryl over at TidyMom.net has the instructions and a free printable label to make Mom or Grandma a Lime Mint Foot Soak. An easy but much appreciated gift, to be sure. If you want to go all out, here's how to have a Family Spa Night at home for Mom.

2. Black and White or Sepia Photo Vases

Better Homes and Gardens shows you how to make a photo vase for Mom. Just print a black and white or sepia photo of you and your Mom, you and the kids, your Mom holding you as a baby, or a photo of every generation and adhere it to the inside of a vase. Click through to see their other photo gift ideas.

3. Love in a Jar

I love this idea from the New Nostalgia blog. She shows you how to write all of the reasons why you love Mom on small slips of paper to put into a decorated Love Jar. On those days when Mom is feeling blue she can pull out the slips of paper and know that she is loved and appreciated. 

For more homemade gift ideas, check out my Mother's Day Gifts Board on Pinterest. Or, here's some more Mother's Day themed articles on 5 Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me, My Mother's Day Traditions, and finally, Is a Mother's Day Card Really a Performance Review?

Happy Mother's Day! What is the best homemade Mother's Day gift you have ever received? 


Sue Kirchner is a family fun coach, blogger, kids party planner, and weekly contributor to Patch.com. Sue and her family fun ideas have been featured on TV, newspapers, magazines, blogs, as well as her own family fun site  ChocolateCakeMoments.com.

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