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5 Ideas For Homemade Gifts This Mother’S Day…

February 24th 2014
By: Acquarone

We have created some inexpensive gifts you can create at home for your Mum, this Mother’s Day…
 
Bath salts for Mum  - these are relatively cheap and quick to make, but are a lovely gift. All you need is some Epsom bath salts, essential oil, food colouring (choose which colour you would like) and mix them together in a glass container, add a ribbon and a homemade card, and you have a perfect inexpensive gift for your Mum.
 
Create a family photo wall - Choose some frames to match your Mum’s home and print out family photos and mount them inside. Turning photos from colour into black and white and sepia can also create a uniformed effect. If you would like see some photo wall ideas then please visit this website.
 
Rice bag warmers, are a perfect way to keep your Mum warm – please check out this link to find out how to create one this Mother’s Day

Homemade Chocolate truffles, these are surprisingly easy and inexpensive to make:  The BBC site has some great chocolate recipes perfect for Mother’s Day.
 
Make a gigantic paper rose: These gigantic paper roses look fun to make and will last. To make this rose you will need the following:

• 1 Roll of floral tape
• 6 18-gauge floral stem wire
• 4 sheets of Doublette crepe paper for petals
• 1 sheet of Doublette crepe paper in green for leaves, calyx, stem
• 1 round pencil
• Craft Glue
• Crepe paper templates
• 3 copies of teardrop template
• 8 copies of the heart-shaped template
• 2 copies of the leaf template
• 1 copy of the calyx template
 
Follow this link for a step-to-step guide on how to make your own: http://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-giant-paper-rose-flower/