DIY “I Love You Mom” in a Bag

I love you momWho needs a fun DIY idea for Mother’s Day? Last week I started making several little gifts for my mom – a sugar body scrub, bubble bath, wrapped candles. I wasn’t sure how to package them until I remembered my mom is always in need of a bag.

So I dressed up a canvas tote, added some magazines, snacks and pretty polish. And, voila -

“I Love You Mom!” in a bag!

mother's day kitThe yellow was inspired by some lovely crochet thread I thrifted. To me, yellow is such a happy, cheerful color.

My bubble bath recipe ended up be a total dud – no bubbles but it smelled heavenly. So I’m still on the search for a good home recipe if you have one.

Wrapping candles turned out to be an excellent way to pass some TV watching time. I’ll share more how-to info later this week.

I love you mom presentmother giftWe had a great time in Nashville over the weekend but I’m definitely glad to be home. We’ll probably be off schedule for a week from Daylight Savings but yay for more sunlight.

Happy Monday!

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Comments

  1. says

    What a lovely and thoughtful gift! I would love it if you would consider linking to Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy, a Monday through Thursday link party for ideas that make life easier, better and more fun!

  2. says

    Such a sweet and thoughtful gift!! I am guessing the comment from “Karen” is your Mom–her comment made me smile. What a wonderful daughter you are!

  3. KAREN says

    And Mom absolutely loved this sweet and thoughtful gift from my sweet and thoughtful daughter! Love you, my sweet Steph…

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