When it comes to our moms, sometimes the DIY route is the best way to go for gift giving occassions. It’s unique, personalized, and allows your gift to stand out from the rest. There’s nothing like a homemade present to show how much you care. From making her favorite dessert (or breakfast) to painting an old frame with some new family photos, these DIY gift ideas will have any mother feeling loved:
Make a personalized gift with her favorite things:
The best gift you can give your mom is a personalized present tailored just for her. Make sure to include all of her favorite things. This could be anything from accessories, food, or clothes and it will make the perfect way of showing how much she means to you.
DIY clothing is an excellent gift this winter season. Whether it’s something as simple as a blanket scarf or going all out with some matching gloves for extra warmth, she will appreciate the effort that went into making these handcrafted gifts. You can also gift her with patterned wrap dresses since they’re practical and stylish enough that she can wear them for casual events or vacation trips.
DIY a flower arrangement:
Motherhood has always been synonymous with springtime and flowers as they both represent life and fertility. Flowers also represent beauty and grace, things we associate with our own mothers. Here are some simple tips on how you can easily arrange flowers for your mom:
The flowers should be fresh and fragrant with colors that represent your mom and coordinate well with her house. Choose what type of container size works best: vases, bowls, or pots and fill them accordingly so they don’t overflow when watering them. Use either potting soil/manure mix which is rich in nutrients because these types can hold more moisture than just sand. And, don’t forget to pair them with her favorite chocolates!
Create a photo collage:
Moms have a special place in their hearts for memories they’ve made with the family over the years. Creating a photo collage is an excellent way to make sure that she knows how much she means to you. She will surely love this gift. Buy a photo album or make one yourself and choose photos that would make her recall all of the happy times you’ve spent together.
Make a scrapbook:
Scrapbooking is a great hobby and makes a thoughtful gift, too. Write down some of your favorite memories together and create something that will last forever, turning it into a keepsake for both you and even for future generations of your family.
Homemade cookies, brownies, or other sweets:
If you’re looking for the perfect gift, look no further than these delicious treats. Cookies and other sweet treats are excellent gifts for your mom if she has a sweet tooth. For starters, try this vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe:
- Â½ cup white sugar
- Â¾ cups dark brown sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- Â½ cup coconut oil (refined, melted)
- Â¼ cup almond milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 Â½ cups flour
- Â½ tsp baking soda
- 4 oz vegan chocolate chunks or chips
- 4 oz vegan dark chocolate
- Whisk together the sugars, salt, and coconut oil in a large bowl
- Pour in the non-dairy milk and vanilla, and whisk until the batter is smooth and all sugar has dissolved
- Sift in the baking soda and the flour
- Mix with a spatula
- Pour in the chocolate chunks
- Put the dough in the freezer for at least 30 minutes
- Preheat oven to 180C or 350F
- Scoop the dough into cookie bits using a spoon or ice cream scoop and put it onto a baking sheet until golden brown.
There are so many ways to DIY a present for mom that she’ll love, but the best ones will be personal and from the heart like the ideas above!