You Have One Week

So dont forget! Mothers day in one week. And if that just made you panic have no worries I have some easy gifts you can make. Every mom loves something made from your heart. So take a peek and see if there is something your mom would love. After all its one day a year for the hundreds they have given you. Make her day special.

So your not a crafty person but you want to put a hand touched spin on some store bought jewelry. The easiest thing for you is this! Take your earrings and pin them through a beautiful big leaf. Simple but elegant. Go a step further and write a sweet little message in a silver pen to make it stand out.





If your mom is a is crafty why not give her a mini sewing/mending kit! With just a little retrofitting, an old-fashioned Mason jar can become a new sewing kit with a built-in pincushion on top. To begin, separate the lid’s sealer and screw cap. Trace around sealer on cardboard. Using a compass, draw another circle on linen or cotton, 1 inch larger in diameter than the first. Cut out both circles; make cushion by placing batting between fabric and cardboard. Turn screw cap upside down, and apply hot glue to inside edge of rim; quickly press cushion into lid until cloth protrudes smoothly above screw cap’s opening and cardboard is flush against rim. Apply hot glue around edge of cardboard, fold over excess fabric, and press down. Glue top of sealer to cardboard. Fill jar.


If flowers are a mothers day tradition for you, put a fresh new spin on it. Flowers that dont die! Easy to make, maybe something the kids will like to help out with! Very easy step by step instructions.

1. Layer 5-by-15-inch sheets of tissue paper, alternating colors. Make 1-inch-wide accordion folds.2. Wrap 1 end of a pipe cleaner around the center of the folded paper, and twist to secure. Round the edges of the folded paper with scissors.3. Fan out folds, and gently pull apart each layer of tissue paper to create petals.



And lastly a little fun crafts for the kids in your life who want to make something special for mom. Every mom loves seeing their kids artwork but doesnt it make it special when its in her own newspaper! Your kid can customize the front page for her morning read. Simply Print the newspaper clip art onto ivory paper, fill in, and add a drawing or a photo. Just too cute!

Lots of fun easy things to make out there. Even if its just a card make next Sunday a special day for the mothers in your life.

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