Mother’s Day 2015 is almost here, but there is still plenty of time to make mom a terrific Mother’s Day present. Wait, what? Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean have to buy a present instead of making something with your own two hands.
So you aren’t really a crafty person? No problem. We have ten different gift ideas listed below that anyone can make with a little time and ingenuity. You don’t have to be a kid to make a crafty present, but your mother will love it just as much as she would have loved it if you gave it to her when you were ten years old.
Whatever you decide to make (or buy), make sure your heart is in it. You only get one mother is this life and unfortunately she usually doesn’t get to physically stay with you forever. Cherish your time with your mother and be sensitive to those who no longer have their mother in their lives.
365 LIKES for Mom!
Wanted to give your mom a gift that she’ll look at every day? Make her a jar filled with a year’s worth of daily noted. Notes could include bible verses, recipes, or just I Love You MOM! Here is the link for details: 365 “Likes” for Mom
Mom’s favorite cake
Don’t let a fancy cake intimidate you.You mother probably made some pretty difficult birthday cakes for you over the years. Make a cake for her that will knock her socks off! Here’s the recipe
Tile photo coasters
Make a truly personal gift filled with fun family memories, Remember the old family vacation photos of the Grand Canyon from 1979? Well pull them out and create some fun family treasures. Get on a roll and you could make lots of these for various occasions. Here are the details
Basket of love ‘n stuff
Find a basket or bucket and fill it with all of moms favorite stuff. Magazine, cookbooks, printed out recipes, snack pack cookies or crackers, candy bars, energy bars, water, little powder packs for bottled water, and the list goes on and on.
These are the day of your mother’s life
Either with stencils or just on your computer, list out the most important days of her life: begin with her birthday, then your dads birthday, the day they got married, and the day all the kids were born. Continue with when the kids got married, and the dates of grandchildren. Find a unique frame at an antique or second hand store. Here are some more detailed instructions: These are the days of your mother’s life
Mom’s favorite cookies
Mom knows your favorite cookie, Do you know hers? If not, shame on you. Find out and bake a batch for her and present on a pretty plate. There are loads of choices at thrift and antiques shops.Here’s a great chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Mason jar vase
These aren’t the cheesy vases from the elementary days. This craft can be very stunning depending on your colors and pictures. You could even use a team logo with team colors on the vase. Here are the details
Breakfast in bed
If you no longer live at home and are too far away to bring or make breakfast, have your dad help by preparing the breakfast. When he takes it in to your mom, your dad could have you on Skype so that you could enjoy the meal together. If your local, take a scrumptious breakfast and spoil your mom.
Family Hook Station
This is a cleaver idea for any mud room. For the back board, there are plenty of options at your local craft store. You may also find a unique cabinet door or other shape at your local Habitat for Humanity resale store. The funnest part is finding all sorts of hooks for different types of objects. Here are the details
Recipes on tea towels
This is a very neat idea that has endless possibilities. As well as being a swell Mother’s Day present, this is a great ideas for a bridal shower or part of a wedding present. Get the details here!