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8 Last-Minute DIY Mother’s Day Ideas

infused oils

5. Infused Oils and Vinegars

Is your mom into cooking? It’s not too late to whip up some infused oils and vinegars for her to cook with! They take a few days to a week to steep, so just choose a recipe where you can leave the ingredients in, and let her know with an instructional hang tag when her vinegar or oil will be ready to use.

6. Pretty Teacup Lights

Candles are a nice default gift, aren’t they? If you have some old candles hanging around the house, combine them with vintage teacups to make sweet repurposed candles that mom will love.

7. Mother’s Day Brooch

Is your mom a jewelry gal? Make her a lovely statement piece from reclaimed paper! She can wear this Mother’s Day brooch all day to feel extra special.

8. Flower Cardigan

If mom is more of a clothes horse, this pretty cardigan covered in flowers is just the thing! Hit the thrift store to find just the right cardigan, then dive into your fabric stash to give it some extra oomph.

Do you guys have any fun, DIY Mother’s Day plans in the works? I’d love to hear what you’re making!

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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10:41AM PDT on Apr 23, 2013

Thanks for sharing idea

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2:18AM PDT on May 16, 2012

Thank you what a great article.

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1:56PM PDT on May 13, 2012

Nice table.

12:54PM PDT on May 13, 2012

Very good! Thank you

1:32PM PDT on May 12, 2012


9:34AM PDT on May 12, 2012

I love what looks like to be quiche!

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