Hand Made Gifts for Mom

All moms love pictures of their "babies," and creating an album or framing a few special pieces never gets old. As always, Artifact Uprising has some beautiful, creative options that would be perfect for mom!

All moms love pictures of their "babies," and creating an album or framing a few special pieces never gets old. As always, Artifact Uprising has some beautiful, creative options that would be perfect for mom!

Mom's do so much everyday, that when Mother's Day comes around you think that the only option is to go all out, but honestly, I think all they really want is to spend quality time with their family. However, we still feel like we should present some sort of gift. Of course, I am no expert as I am not a mom, but I have learned over the many years of bringing home craft projects, hand written notes and small treasures, that what mom's seem to love the most are hand crafted, filled with love gifts. Last year we pulled together a collection of pretty gifts that any mom would love, but lacked the personal handmade quality. This year our collection is made of beautiful hand crafted items that aren't complicated, expensive or perfect, just made by you! 

It really is impossible to have too many tea towels, and there is no way that your mom wouldn't love home made ones. These hand printed towels are simple, beautiful and endless amount options. 

It really is impossible to have too many tea towels, and there is no way that your mom wouldn't love home made ones. These hand printed towels are simple, beautiful and endless amount options. 

Although I typically think of candles as a winter gift, these ones are beautiful and would only take a few minutes to make for this coming weekend. Spray a touch of metallic paint and you have a unique pair of candles! 

Although I typically think of candles as a winter gift, these ones are beautiful and would only take a few minutes to make for this coming weekend. Spray a touch of metallic paint and you have a unique pair of candles! 

Pressed spring flowers placed into an everyday tray would such a lovely gift for a mom who loves the outdoors and flowers. It brings a touch of nature inside to enjoy for all seasons! 

Pressed spring flowers placed into an everyday tray would such a lovely gift for a mom who loves the outdoors and flowers. It brings a touch of nature inside to enjoy for all seasons! 

The few pieces shown above are some of my favorite things found online while perusing other blogs, while the ideas below are from previous Mishaps & Mimosas' posts. You really can't go wrong with any one of these ideas, and not one of them should take too much time; so there is plenty of time to make a gift before this Sunday, May 8th.   

Fresh homemade blackberry simple syrup would make any mom happy, especially one who loves pretty cocktails or enjoys baking sweets. Again, relatively simple, beautiful and made just by you! 

Fresh homemade blackberry simple syrup would make any mom happy, especially one who loves pretty cocktails or enjoys baking sweets. Again, relatively simple, beautiful and made just by you! 

A handmade note saying "thank you," "I love you," or any other personal note may seem the least complicated, but no matter what, moms are always excited to receive them and will hold on to them dearly. 

A handmade note saying "thank you," "I love you," or any other personal note may seem the least complicated, but no matter what, moms are always excited to receive them and will hold on to them dearly. 

So take it from someone who's mom still has an abnormal ceramic bear from 3rd grade, that what they really love is some personal time with you and a small hand made gesture. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend celebrating and thanking all the moms in your life near and far for all that they do! 

Love, 

-a&c