5 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on May 5 2014 - 9:09pm by Emily Emmer

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re still in need of the perfect gift for the wonderful woman in your life, the search might be over – because you might just have everything you need lying around your very home. After all, the best gifts are the ones made with love. So get ready to gather your supplies, roll up your sleeves, and pour your heart out. Here’s a round-up of some thoughtful (and useful) gifts for Mom that you can make yourself.


1. Rustic Bud Vases

Turn your collection of old bottles and scraps of wood into a darling vase. Then fill with Mom’s favorite flowers!

Rustic Bud Vases













(via Better Made)


2. Chalkboard Containers

Oh how sweet: personalized containers for her baking adventures.

Chalkboard Containers










(via Oh So Very Pretty)


3. Cellphone Holder for Charging

Phone charger cords can be such a nuisance–especially when you’re visiting family or friends and there’s no specific spot for charging. Voila! A stylish little iPhone buddy made with everyday household items.

Cell Phone Holder for Charging










(via Make It Love It)


4. Framed Whiteboard

Never before has there been such a chic, beautiful white board. Note To Self: Tell Mom that she’s the best.

Framed Whiteboard













(via Voyages of the Creative Variety)


5. Monogram Mug

“M” is for “mom,” “magnificent” and “man, that was easy.”

Monogram Mug










(via Design Mom)

About Emily Emmer

Emily likes to tell people she’s the “ultimate marketer” because in her role directing website optimization she is constantly working to find out what works for our customers. With experience in web marketing, social media, and market research as well as an MBA from Arizona State University, this Sun Devil is definitely one to keep an eye one.

Emily has lived and worked in California, Arizona, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah. A native of Utah, she’s delighted to be back to the Wasatch Mountains and the natural beauty of the Salt Lake area. Emily enjoys hiking so much that she started a hiking group at Extra Space Storage to take advantage of the many hiking trails just minutes from our corporate office. Emily also loves music and plays the piano, harp, and kazoo.

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