Thursday, 8 May 2014

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

With Mother's Day just around the corner I wanted to share a few gift ideas that I put together to celebrate this special day. This year I also wanted to celebrate a few Momma friends of mine as well as my own Mom. 
These gifts didn't cost a lot of money and all the decorative touches I had on hand. I didn't want them to be complicated but it was important to me to have them be special and have a handmade touch. 

As far as I am concerned you can never go wrong with flowers & chocolate. I put the tulips in a mason jar & tied a fabric bow. I found the chocolates at Safeway.

The first photo is a cookie packaged in a glassine bag. I had intended on baking homemade cookies but decided against it considering I have been sick... that and it was easier to lay on the couch and sleep. I folded the bag top down, added the fabric, pattern paper, a stamped tag and then sewed it all together. 
The second photo is a little nail love package. The cloth bag I had from a past purchase from Studio Calico. I then sewed on crepe paper and the pattern papers and stamped tag.

This is my favorite mug and I think every woman should have one so they can open their cupboard in the morning and be greeted by this sweet message. In this is a box of the chocolates and a gift card to Starbucks. I added a flag that I created using a paper straw, pattern paper and a stamped sentiment.

This is a candle paired with a mason jar I filled with lavender epsom salts. To glam this up I painted the lid rim, added fabric over the lid and then tied on a stamped tag & metal heart clip with ribbon and twine.

Plants are always great gifts (well I think so). I put the plant in a pot that I had spray painted gold and then added another of those flags from before. It looks pretty cute with the flag and it has me thinking more of my plants need flags.

I am not too sure what we're doing for Mother's Day around here I just hope that whatever bug I currently have is gone. I do know that I get a delicious breakfast, I am just trying to decide between french toast, pancakes and eggs benedict. Other than that I just really hope our weather turns around and stops being miserable so that we can get outside and enjoy some sunshine. I have been cooped up for too many days.
For all you Momma readers- Happy Mother's Day! Have a wonderful Sunday!


Jen said...

You. Are. Amazing.


I have NOTHING for my mom yet and here you have like ten different presents for DIFFERENT people!

This is why I adore you :)

Formerly.Lisa.S. said...

I am going to go home and put little flags in all of my plants. ALL.

You are the sweetest sweetheart that ever did sweeten up the world, y'know that. Hope you feel better soon. I know your Little Lady and Handsome Husband will spoil you on Mother's Day and you certainly deserve it!

All my mothers get plants every year. Always. It never gets old!