Mother’s Day is coming up, and you’re probably looking for a way to show Mom how much you appreciate her. Homemade gifts go a long way in that department, but if you’re older than seven, you’re going to have to do better than a macaroni “painting” of your family.
Each of these five projects can come together easily in a weekend, leaving you enough time to pick a lovely wildflower bouquet or bake a cake in time for the holiday.
It’s hard to beat a nice long soak after a tough day; bath bombs make tub time a little more interesting. Buy the natural ingredients in bulk and you can make sure Mom has enough fragrant fizz to fill a dozen or more baths. Follow this link for the recipe. >>
Some moms are technologically savvy, and others, well, are not. If your matriarch has only recently discovered GIF reactions, you may want to absolutely blow her mind by making her a Memoji that looks just like her. Just be ready for her to use it at every opportunity. Get the how-to right here. >>
This one’s for the woodworkers out there. If you own a table saw and know how to use it, build your mom a key organizer that looks like it’s just floating on the wall. We can almost guarantee it’ll be a prominent feature in her entryway for years to come. Learn how with our step-by-step. >>
No one wants dry, cracked lips, so if you make this for your mom, make some for yourself, too. We’ll note that all the ingredients come in bulk, so you will likely have more lip balm than you can use in a lifetime. If you’re living with other people, all of you can give your moms the gift of healthy lips. Here’s everything you’ll need to know. >>
If your mom’s training to be a sommelier (in her own kitchen, of course), she’ll love this wall-mounted wine rack, especially if she’s a fan of a rustic aesthetic, upcycling, or reusing discarded materials. Best of all, you may be able to make it for free because wooden pallets are fairly easy to find. Just follow these directions. >>