Mother’s Day Gifts You Can DIY
Nothing beats a handmade gift on Mother's Day. Whether you have days or minutes to work on it, these DIY Mother's Day gifts will have your mom beaming with pride.
Build a DIY Nightstand
Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills. Any mom is sure to love it.
Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box
You can make this simple DIY jewelry box in an afternoon and it won’t cost you more than $20-50. Add stick-on felt feet as a nice touch to the bottom of your box to prevent it from scratching another surface.
Herringbone Wine Rack
Construct this herringbone-pattern wine rack in minutes with eight uniform pieces of 1×8 pine and a pocket-hole jig. Finish the piece with a couple of contrasting colors to bring out the pattern, and be sure to include a few bottles of wine when you give it to your friends! Plus, are you storing wine the right way?
If your mom likes to spend time in the backyard or garden, she’ll appreciate these two DIY Mother’s Day gifts: river rock stepping stones and your help installing them in her yard. To make this stepping stone, follow this simple, ahem, step-by-step by our mosaic stone expert. Made from mortar and river rock, they’re tough and durable, yet easy and inexpensive to assemble.
You can build this popular ladder shelf piece in one morning for a lot less than what it would cost to buy one at a furniture store. Loved ones will certainly appreciate your effort! The shelves are tough enough to hold books, while its whimsical look makes it a perfect addition to almost any room.
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Nature-Inspired Tool Tote
Find a few handle-size branches and build this whimsical tool tote for your mom in an afternoon. This handy toolbox holds all your small garden tools and is light and strong. It’s an easy project that you can make in just a few hours.
Check out these 32 projects (with videos!) you can do in two hours or less.