5 inexpensive but heartfelt DIY gifts to make for mom

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5 Inexpensive but Heartfelt DIY Gifts to Make for Mom (LIFESTYLE/HOME)
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5 inexpensive but heartfelt DIY gifts to make for mom

Etch Your Own Glass Vases

You can customize your vase any way you like, and the result looks expensive despite costing practically nothing. You could even etch the initials of the kids onto the side! How neat!

Initial Coasters

Going along with the initial theme, why not make mom a set of coasters with the initials of everyone in the family? Or you could do mom’s monogram, or the initial to represent the family name. The possibilities are endless!

Hidden Cabinet Organization

Here’s something you could do after mom goes to sleep. Sneak into the kitchen and build a little organization center on the inside of a cabinet. Just paint some chalkboard paint on the inside of a well-placed cabinet and screw in some basic hooks.

Playing Card Platter

This is a great gift for moms who like to play games with the family. And you could use the playing card platter to serve mom breakfast in bed!

Lego Birdfeeder

This might be our favorite of all the kid-friendly DIY projects on the list. It’s a functional birdfeeder made of legos! All the kids can work together on one birdfeeder, or each kid can make their own and you could hang them off the same branch in your yard. Fun for everyone and mom will surely love it.


Mother's Day is this weekend, have you figured out what you're getting your mom or the mom of your kids? If you haven't, we'd love to suggest five affordable do-it-yourself ideas that the mom in your life will love! There is nothing moms like better than something their kids or partners put time and thought into, so any one of these ideas would thrill the special lady in your life.

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