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Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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We all know Mother’s Day is coming up tomorrow!  Some people would love to get their Mom the sun, the moon and the stars;  however, they cannot afford it.  Remember Mother’s Day is about showing your appreciation for your Mother not about how much you can spend.  Enjoy the day and don’t stress over money and material items.  If you need some ideas for Mom that won’t break the bank, check these out:

5 Mother’s Day Craft Ideas Kids Can Make – includes such classics as hand print coasters, a no sew blanket or flower photo bouquets.

Make Mom a Cute Scarf using an old T-Shirt – Have a pretty old colored t-shirt hanging around?  Re-purpose it into a beautiful scarf for mom for mothers day.

Make Mom some chalkboard labels to label things in the kitchen or around the house – This same method can be used on card stock paper….take a few sheets of card stock and follow the directions for the label and then write on the “chalkboard” whatever message you want.  After you have the design the way you want just set the chalk with a quick spray of aerosol hair spray!

Make Mom a Candy Jar using an old pickle jar – If you do not have a pickle jar you can use any kind of jar.  Check out your local thrift store and see what unusual items you can find.  (Do not forget to put some yummy candies in it before you give it to her!)

Make a trendy soap dispenser from an old jar – You and I both know that some soap dispensers are less than attractive.  Make your own pretty one for pennies!

Make original Mirror Art – Incredible art skills are not necessary to make original mirror art that Mom will be proud to hang on her wall (even if your not there).

How about a DIY Fingerprint necklace – this one of a kind items is beautifully unique and will be treasured by any Mom.

A homemade $2 cake stand – These cake stands are gorgeous, simple to make and will not break the bank.  Make it even better by gifting it with a cake attached to it!

Pamper Mom with some homemade Vanilla Olive Oil Sugar Scrub – Sugar scrubs are a wonderful thing to have and make every Mom feel pampered when they use them.  No need to break the bank to treat Mom….make your own and surprise her!

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