The Life of Jennifer Dawn: DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas & Weekly Link Party

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas & Weekly Link Party

Mother's Day is almost here! Handmade gifts are my favorite to give and receive on this special day dedicated to honoring mothers. Below you'll find several creative ideas to make and gift. So if you're still looking for the perfect gift for your mother, grandmother, aunt, or honorary mom in your life, you'll hopefully find some lovely inspiration right here. Oh, and if your husband or children are a little stumped on what you might like for Mother's Day, don't be shy about sending the links to these ideas right over to them. Wink. Wink.

Happy mother's day to all the sweet mommas who read and follow along with this blog. I know things have been super slow around here, but I promise great things are coming. You get it, though. Because most of you are moms, too! There's just never enough time in a day. Hopefully, you'll find a few moments to yourself to check out these fantastic gift ideas!
Counting around clockwise, here they are!
1. Silhouette Locket Necklace / Lolly Jane
Mom can keep the sweet silhouettes of the ones she loves close to her heart with this creative craft idea! Oh, and these gorgeous necklaces are a lot easier to make than you might think. I can't wait to give this a try!

2. Lavender Goat's Milk Soap / Life-N-Reflection
Click on over to find this lavender soap recipe and four other lovely gift ideas for mom.

3. Crochet Coasters / Annmarie's Haakblog
These sweet coasters pair perfectly with mom's tea or coffee. Wouldn't it be fun to create an entire gift basket of tea or coffee and tuck these inside?

4. Mason Jar Succulents / Lolly Jane
How cute are these?! Be sure to also print off the gift tags that go with this simply adorable gift idea.

5. Beeswax Lotion / The Country Chic Cottage
Maybe mom or grandma would love a homemade lotion! Here's a nourishing, homemade recipe to try. It's the DIY version of Burt's Bees!

6. Mother's Day Art Printable / Lolly Jane
Simply print, frame, and gift! Pair it with some beautiful fresh flowers and you have the perfect gift for mom!

7. Color Block Water Bottle Holder / Gluesticks
Here's a fun sewing project to make for the active mom who's on the go. Water bottles never looked so good!

8. Tablescape / An Extraordinary Day
How about a special meal for mom? Click on over to find beautiful tablescape ideas for Mother's Day.

9. Orange Bath Bombs / Gluesticks
Give mom the gift of relaxation with these sweet-smelling, homemade bath bombs.

10. Mother's Day Coloring Pages / Simply September
Here's a perfect gift for the kids to make. Simple print and let them take over from there! The end result is work of art that's sure to be cherished.
Now it's time for...

Meet your hostesses!
(Be sure to give them a follow!)

Tanya  |  The Natural Homeschool  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
Jennifer  |  The Life of Jennifer Dawn  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
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Are you ready to share your own posts and projects? We can't wait to see what you've been crafting, creating, decorating, mixing, and posting!

If you were featured this week, feel free to grab a button...

Party time! A Little Bird Told Me that you've been doing some amazing things! I'd love for you to share! Link up a recipe, craft, home decor project, homeschool post, activity/craft for kids, or any other post you're proud of! Your post will be shown on each host's blog where we will individually pick features each week. We're teaming up to bring you an even bigger and better party!

Follow each host, grab a button, link up, visit others, and be sure to leave some comment love on each other's posts!  That same little birdie told me that we all love comments! If you don't have anything to link up, that's okay! Sit back, get comfy, and glean inspiration from the amazing posts shared below...

Remember that you must link back in order to be featured.  If your link does get featured, I have a special Pinterest board to further showcase your tremendous talent! Just a few more things... This party is not for giveaways or other link parties. Be sure to link to the specific post and not your blog's homepage. By linking up, you are giving us permission to feature your post. All features will be given credit and a link to its source.

Here we go! I can't wait to see what you're sharing this week!


  1. Oh my goodness, thank you so much for featuring my lavender goat milk soap!! Have a beautiful Mother's Day!!

  2. Dawn, I am truly blessed to be included in the line-up of this week's fabulous features. Thank you so so much!!! xo


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