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22 Giftable DIYs to Make for Mom if You Forgot to Go Shopping

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Alert. ALERT: Mother's Day is this Sunday! (Maybe you already knew, but that doesn't preclude you from also being in denial.) Should you, say, still be card- and gift-less, I'm hardly one to cast blame—being the type to leave this sort of sourcing until it's really far too late.

But being a procrastinator doesn't mean you don't love mom! And hark, there is still time yet to prove to her that it's true. Here are 15 last-minute DIY Mother's Day gifts for many sorts of moms.

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Is your mom...

...outdoorsy, or into flowers and foliage?

For Party-Friendly Centerpieces, Mix Flowers with Plants
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For Party-Friendly Centerpieces, Mix Flowers with Plants
How to Make Sun Prints from Any Object in Your Home (or Yard)
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How to Make Sun Prints from Any Object in Your Home (or Yard)
How to Preserve and Press Leaves + Ideas for Using Them
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How to Preserve and Press Leaves + Ideas for Using Them
How to Make a Terrarium (and Keep it Alive)
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How to Make a Terrarium (and Keep it Alive)
A Miniature Moss Garden for Your Tabletop
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A Miniature Moss Garden for Your Tabletop

...very, very obsessed with her kids and grand-kids?

DIY Painted Silhouettes Your Kid Can Make—for Father's Day or Any Day
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DIY Painted Silhouettes Your Kid Can Make—for Father's Day or Any Day

...into being pampered?

8 DIY Beauty Products to Sneak Into Your Morning Routine
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8 DIY Beauty Products to Sneak Into Your Morning Routine
DIY Spa Day if Your Taxes are In (and Even If They’re Not)
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DIY Spa Day if Your Taxes are In (and Even If They’re Not)
This DIY Lavender Linen Spray Makes Sleep So Sweet
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This DIY Lavender Linen Spray Makes Sleep So Sweet
The DIY Gift that Dry Winter Hands Will Thank You For
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The DIY Gift that Dry Winter Hands Will Thank You For

...an excellent host?

The Power of Painter's Tape, as Proven By These DIY Coasters
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The Power of Painter's Tape, as Proven By These DIY Coasters
How to Make a Coiled Rope Basket (Using Glue!)
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How to Make a Coiled Rope Basket (Using Glue!)
How to Make Your Own Linen Potholders
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How to Make Your Own Linen Potholders
How to Make Your Own Knotted Rope Trivets
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How to Make Your Own Knotted Rope Trivets

...chief decorator of her home?

Use Construction Paper to Make "Modern" Art, Fool Everyone
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Use Construction Paper to Make "Modern" Art, Fool Everyone
When Life Gives You a Rusty Wok, Make a Lamp
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When Life Gives You a Rusty Wok, Make a Lamp
Make Minimal, Modern Candlesticks Using Copper Tube Caps
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Make Minimal, Modern Candlesticks Using Copper Tube Caps
How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand
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How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand

...a letter writer?

How to Make a Hand-Stitched Paper Journal
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How to Make a Hand-Stitched Paper Journal
DIY Scratch-Off Cards For Super-Crafty Thank-You Notes
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DIY Scratch-Off Cards For Super-Crafty Thank-You Notes
Make DIY Heart Stamps Faster Than You Can Say "I Love You"
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Make DIY Heart Stamps Faster Than You Can Say "I Love You"

a jewelry-lover?

Can You Tie a Knot? You Can Make This Necklace
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Can You Tie a Knot? You Can Make This Necklace

What kinds of crafty gifts are you putting together for Sunday? Swap ideas in the comments!


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