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Mother’s Day Gifts for the DIY Mom

Skip the flowers this Mother's Day. If your DIY mom loves to do projects around the house and yard, she'll love these Mother's Day gift ideas.

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Professional Staple Gun and Nailer

Is your mom a DIYer? If so, she’ll love the T50R.E.D Professional Staple Gun and Nailer from Arrow Fastener. This handheld tool drives staples and nails into hard and soft surfaces with ease. It’s especially handy for upholstery projects.

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The Little Burros Wheelbarrow

The Little Burros wheelbarrow storage accessory is perfect for DIY moms who love to garden or tackle landscaping projects. There’s room for plants, hand tools, power tools, buckets, etc. There’s even a small covered compartment to keep her smartphone clean and dry while working in the yard!

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Simpson Strong-Tie Workbench or Shelving Hardware Kit

Your DIY mom will have fun creating her own work space with this Simpson Strong-Tie Workbench or Shelving Hardware Kit. It comes with plans and all the necessary hardware to build a super-sturdy bench. Sweeten the gift by including the 2×4 lumber, plywood and pegboard, and your mom will be ready to roll.

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Ryobi 18V Lithium-Ion Drill and Impact Driver Kit

No dainty pink hammers! DIY moms want tough tools that will last. This Ryobi 18V Lithium-Ion Drill and Impact Driver Kit comes with two amazing tools plus two 18V One+ lithium-ion batteries. And with more than 70 tools available in the Ryobi 18V One+ platform, your mom can easily add to her collection later on.

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Women’s DuluthFlex Sidewinder Shirt

Durable yet flexible workwear for women is hard to come by. Give the Women’s DuluthFlex Sidewinder Shirt to your DIY mom and she will wear it for every project this summer! Its DuluthFlex fabric wicks away moisture and provides UV protection. There’s also breathable mesh, underarm gussets and a feminine plaid pattern.

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DeWalt ToughSystem DS450 Mobile Storage

The DeWalt ToughSystem DS450 Mobile Storage features tons of space as well as heavy-duty wheels and a telescopic handle, making it easy to tote tools around the house. Additional ToughSystem units can be stacked on top for even more tool storage. Or learn how to make a tool cart on your own.

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Keen Women’s Atlanta Cool ESD

These Keen Women’s Atlanta Cool ESD work shoes combine durability, comfort and style — the perfect fit for a DIY mom. Steel toes and rubber outsoles mean they’re rugged enough for any project site, while comfortable midsoles and mesh liners make them ideal for an afternoon hike.

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