DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is next weekend and while you may not be able to take your Mom out to brunch or pick up a bouquet of flowers, there are a ton of easy DIY Mother’s Day gifts that you can create right at home.

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3 DIY Mother's Day Gifts

Today I’m sharing three DIY projects you can do for your Mom this Mother’s Day:

1. Pom-Pom Bouquet

2. Sugar Scrub with essential oils and personalized labels

3. Sewn drawstring bag with your mom’s favorite goodies

Each of these projects brings home a little something special for your Mom this Mother’s Day.

How to Make Pom-Pom Bouquet

What You’ll Need:

What To Do:

  1. Take you pom-pom maker and begin to wrap the yarn around each side. Cut the yarn in half and tie a piece of yarn it to create the pom-pom.
  2. Take the pom-pom off the maker and trim your pom-pom to create a fluffy and uniform pom-pom.
  3. Stick the skewer in the pom-pom.
  4. Repeat with different sizes of pom-poms and color to create a bouquet.

Pom-pom Bouquet

How to Make Sugar Scrub

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of oil (coconut oil, or any kind that you prefer)
  • Essential Oils
  • Jars

What To Do:

  1. Measure out 1/2 cup of oil – if you use Coconut Oil, you will have to melt it in the microwave.
  2. Measure out 2 cups of sugar and mix it together with the Coconut Oil.
  3. Place your mixed sugar scrub into jars.
  4. Add essential oil to each jar (determine the number of drops based on how fragrant you would like the scrub to be. I wanted mine to be quite fragrant, so I used 5 drops in each).
How to sew a drawstring bag

How to Sew a Drawstring Bag

What You’ll Need:

  • Fabric (amount will be based on the size of your bag – remember to add a 1/4 inch hem on each side of your bag – i.e. if you want your bag to measure 5in x 6 in, you will cut a piece of fabric that is 5.25 in x 12.25 in)
  • Thread
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Safety Pin
  • Sewing Machine

What To Do:

  1. Iron your fabric
  2. Cut your fabric – You will have one long piece that you will fold in half
  3. Folding your fabric in half, with the outside facing in, pin the two long sides
  4. Sew the two long sides of the drawstring bag, leaving about 1/2 in to 3/4 in not sewn at the opening of the bag where you will create the pocket for the string
  5. Fold the fabric that was not sewn at the opening over on each side to create a pocket
  6. Sew the pocket
  7. Attach a safety pin to the end of the ribbon and feed it through the pocket. Tie the ribbon at the end to create your drawstring.
  8. Fill the drawstring bag with goodies your mom will love!
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