DIY + Affordable Mother's Day Gifts
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DIY + Affordable Mother's Day Gifts

Appreciation doesn't have to come with an expensive price tag

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DIY + Affordable Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day is coming quick and if you haven't found a gift yet you might be panicking.

Our mother's do so much for us and we want to be able to give them something that shows them how much we love and appreciate them and everything they do.

Your appreciation doesn't have to come with an expensive price tag, though.

There are easy and affordable gifts you can make or buy for your Mom.


Mani or Pedi in a jar 

This is a simple and easy gift you can personalize and can even get all the supplies at the Dollar Tree. This is a great gift to give your Mom to allow her to relax and take a break while pampering herself.

1. Mason Jar or any cute cup or bowl you like

2. Epsom Salt

3. Nail Polish (their favorite color!)

4. Nail polish remover

5. Clippers

Put all of your items in the Mason Jar or cup/bowl and BAM! You've got a Mani or Pedi in a jar. Put a bow on it if you want to be a little extra.


Jar of Love

Find a jar with a lid and write all the things you love about your Mom!

When you're done writing fold them up and put them in jar! Try to fill the jar up, it shouldn't be hard.

You can find a jar that already has designs or paint and decorate your own.

This is a cheap but very personal gift that will get them excited to see what nice things you have written inside.

String Art

String Art requires few tools and is a fun and easy way to make a gift your Mom can use to decorate!

What you'll need:

1. Piece of wood

2. Nails

3. Hammer

4. Your choice of string colors

You can either sketch on the wood what you want your outline to be or print out a design and nail down your design and tear away the paper when you're done.

Whichever method you choose, evenly space out your nails and nail them into the wood.

Once you're done with that you can get your yarn/string and start wrapping it around the nails. Some people like to make patterns with their yarn, others like to do it at random, it's up to you!

Care Package 

Do a package of their favorite things!

This doesn't have to be expensive. Once again, the Dollar Tree is your friend! They have candy, face mask, crafts, books, snacks and more.

Buy a box and decorate it and fill it with all the things you find!

Decorate a Mug/Plate 

Buy a plain mug or plate and get some sharpies and tap into your inner artist!

Draw your art on the mugs/plate with sharpie and let them sit 72 hours before baking them.

Once 72 hours have passed, place your mugs and plates in a cold oven (this is important, don't preheat the oven before hand) and set the bake temperature to 425.

Let bake for 1 hour and let them cool completely before removing them from the oven to help prevent cracking.

When you wash your mugs and plates it's advised to hand wash them, but it's your life!

These are just a couple of easy and affordable gift ideas.

Pinterest is also a great place to look for more ideas or for any other help/instructions on the gift ideas that were listed here.

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