Tag: Mother’s Day

DIY: Matching Infinity Bracelets

Finding a gift for your mom is one of the hardest things to do. There’s nothing that can express your gratitude and love for someone who’s loved and cared for you selflessly all your life (and before!). But every year, in May, we try! A mother and child’s bond is forever and we wanted to express that with these simple DIY Infinity Bracelets, one for you and one for your mom, so you can wear your special link wherever you go.

What you’ll need:

Gold Link Chain

Suede Cord

Pliers

E6000

Cord Ends

Jump Rings

Lobster Claw Closure

Step 1: Measure your the cord wrapped snugly around your wrist and cut. Do the same with the second color. Cut the chain to the same length.

Step 2: Apply a little E6000 to the ends of the cords and insert into the cord end. Let it dry. Once it’s dry you can use a flat nose plier to flatten the cord end to pinch the cord and secure it.

Step 3: Add a jump ring, linking the two cord ends.

Step 4: Loop the chain inside the cord and connect the ends with a jump ring. Before closing the jump ring add a lobster claw closure.


And you’re done!

We hope your mom loves it!

DIY Beauty Ideas for Mother’s Day

Looking for a great DIY gift for Mom? After a long day there’s nothing like pampering yourself with small indulgences. Whether it’s a piece of crazy-good chocolate, a light-hearted book, or a bubble bath with filled with your favorite fragrances. This post is going to tackle the latter, with a collection of DIY-able bath goodies that are sure to make your mom, friend, grandmother or anyone for that matter, smile during their luxurious soak.

Strawberry_Coconut_Sugar_ScrubA sweet strawberry scrub is the ticket to summer-ready legs!

DYI-coconut-oil-massage-barsRough day? Massage it away with these massage bars using herbs and flowers with medicinal properties!

content_il_570xN.420569209_tnkdAdd fizzing-action to your spa day with these bubbling bath bombs!

22-april13Make beautiful galaxy soap that is out of this world!

DIY: Mother’s Day Flower Pots

It’s a fact that moms love receiving heartfelt and handmade presents from their kids, no matter what age they are! This Mother’s Day make your mom something she’s guaranteed to love and use in her home! No need for yarn and popsicle sticks here, this DIY uses quality materials to really make this DIY worthy of that mantel. Customize the materials to match the decor, and watch your mom’s face light up when she sees her present.

Materials for Mother's Day Vases

What You’ll Need:

1 1/4” Beaded Fringe With Satin Tape

1 3/8” Beaded Fringe On Braid

16mm Imported Double Face Satin Box Pleated

Three Small Vases

Scissors

Glue

 Gluing Beaded Trim Around Pot  1.Measure each trim around the vases.

Cutting Trim2. Cut the trim to the appropriate length.

Gluing Trim with E-60003. Glue the trim around the top rim of the vase.

Holding Trim in Place After Gluing4. Hold trim firmly in place, and let dry.

Mother's Day Flower PotsYou can make a set of these trimmed pots using different types of beaded trim! Add some soil and a succulent, and you have a trendy new home accessory!

 

Gift Guide for the Crafty Mom

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and if your mom loves to DIY as much as you do, we have some suggestions that will make her jump with joy.

ThreadThe Seamstress – If your mom loves to sew, give her some enhanced essentials! Make a kit with fashion tape, a rainbow of thread, and a unique array of buttons.

Pompom TrimThe Home Decor Diva – Does your mom change her decor according to styles and not just seasons? Give her some trim that she’s bound to love! How about an elegant tassel fringe, or a fun pom pom fringe?

Beaded Trim

The Social Butterfly – If your mom is a VIP who is always attending parties and galas, make sure she shines with rhinestone or beaded trim! It’s the perfect trim for adorning an evening dress or clutch.

Project DIY

The Accessory Queen – If your mom loves making her own stylish accessories, check out our Project DIY kits! They have everything you need to make stylish, runway-inspired accessories.

 

Mother’s Day DIY Roundup

Mothers are the best. They’ve done it all and seen it all, all in the name of love and parenthood. This year, make that special lady in your life smile with something from the heart made by hand. Chalkboard Tray from Sensible SuggestionsTake your annual breakfast in bed idea up a notch this Mother’s Day, and bring it to her on a tray with a personalized message. It’s all about the little things, right? IMG_1417Nobody’s cooking is as good as Mom’s, right? This etched casserole dish will have your mom thinking of you every time she makes that famous green bean casserole! Jewelry Box DIY   Last year we created a modern jewelry box using sequins for sparkle, a great gift for your glam mom!   Floral Watering Cans Does your mom have a green thumb? These watering cans have a beautiful floral design on them, created with vintage flower illustrations and Mod Podge! Photo BookmarkIs Mom an avid reader? Take photos of kids or grandkids as if they’re holding onto a rope, and then cut out the developed photos and attach to a string or ribbon to make inventive bookmarks! Is your mom the sentimental type, or does she love a good laugh? What was your mom’s favorite Mother’s Day present, or if you’re a mom, what was yours?

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother's Day 20 Ways

  1. She laughs at our jokes
  2. She’s always there to point out our mistakes
  3. She always has a huge smile on her face whenever she sees us
  4. She gives the best hugs
  5. She’s kind and understanding
  6. She’ll stop what she’s doing to help us out
  7. She convinced dad to get us a puppy
  8. She’ll take us to the doctor even when we’re old enough to go on our own
  9. She pretends to enjoy doing our laundry
  10. She stocks the fridge with our favorite foods
  11. She’s a great cook
  12. We inherited her goofy laugh and witty sense of humor
  13. She tries to stump us on celebrity gossip…never going to happen
  14. She brags about us to her friends
  15. She always has dinner on the table when we come home
  16. She surprises us with things that she thinks we’ll love
  17. She’ll help us when she knows we have a lot on our plate
  18. She always listens to us
  19. She’s taught us so much about who we really are
  20. She always knows what to say…because she’s the best mom in the whole wide world!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there…

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Last Minute Mother’s Day DIYs

It’s not too late to show mom you care this Mother’s Day. Rather than buying her something she already has, make her something she never even knew she wanted. Each of these DIYs are quirky and fun gifts any mom will cherish.  A Girl and a Glue Gun created an easy to make sunglasses pouch that will make any mom smile. U-Create Crafts will make mom chuckle with their Pin-it pin cushion. The irony is so clever we wish we had though of it first. If neither of those are for you, maybe you’ll love Alpha Mom’s Sandpaper printed t-shirt tutorial. We can’t wait to try all three.

Mother's Day DIYA Girl and a Glue Gun

PIN-IT-Pincushion-1U-Create Crafts

Sandpaper-printing-SuppliesAlpha Mom

Don’t forget to tweet us @Mjtrim all of your Mother’s Day DIY Projects #mjtrimming

Mother’s Day Jewelry Box DIY

We have a special Mother’s Day Treat for you…
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Mother’s Day is dedicated to celebrating moms everywhere. What could be better than showing mom you truly care than creating something especially for her. Take your childhood skills up a notch with this swoon worthy jewelry box DIY. Moms everywhere will be wondering where they can get one.

SUPPLIES:

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Jewelry Box (The Container Store)

Magna Tac Glue

20MM Cup Loose Sequin-NAVY

20MM Cup Loose Sequin-PINK

20MM Cup Loose Sequin-SILVER

20MM Cup Loose Sequin- WHITE OPAQUE

STEPS:

Upon opening each of the 20MM Loose Sequin packs, we mixed them together in the top of our jewelry box. We then laid our jewelry box on its side which created an easy work surface. We placed a small amount of Magna Tac glue down quickly placing a 20MM cup loose sequin on top.

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As we became more comfortable with the process, we progressed from gluing down one sequin at a time to gluing down many at once. We placed a strip of glue down and placed a row of sequins.

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We repeated this process for each side of the jewelry box.

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The greatest part about a DIY often comes in the middle of a project. During this time, you may question what can be tweeked or come up with something new. During this time, we noticed our jewelry box was missing something and picked up some of our Double Faced Silk Ribbon in Pink.

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We put a small amount of glue on our Double Faced Silk Ribbon and wrapped it around the side of our jewelry box top. This added a bit of elegance and charm any mother would certainly love.

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We took the remainder of our Double Faced Silk Ribbon and finished off our jewelry box by creating a bow.

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We added a card and our gift is ready to go!
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Top 5 Mother’s Day DIYs

There are many types of moms out there. The fashionista mom, the stay-at-home mom, the office maven, the nature enthusiast and many more. Regardless of what type of mom you may be, or you may have there is something about a homemade gift that is truly special. Below are some of our favorite Mother’s Day DIY projects that are too precious for words. Any mom would truly adore these crafts.

Martha Stewart Iron On BagMartha Stewart Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Mothers Day CouponsThe Creative Place Mother’s Day Coupons

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Country Living Ribbon StripesCountry Living Ribbon Striped Vase

Top 5 Jewelry Storage DIY Solutions

Here at M&J we’ve demonstrated many ways to create jewelry. Now that we’ve shown you how to create jewelry it only feels right to show off ways to store those gems as well.  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite jewelry storage solution DIYs that will give you a reason to show off your favorite baubles. These jewelry storage tutorials will not only simplify your getting ready process but will decorate your home as well.

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Like what you see? These DIY projects would make for a great Mother’s Day present.