it is too late, create and make that perfect Mother's Day gift that
your mom so well deserves. I have a few easy ideas that anyone can
create. These gifts are sure to make you mom forgive all those past
mistakes you have made. You heard it here first!
an Azalea Bonsai using
an azalea from a nursery. Remove azalea
from original container, break roots, and place on a flat surface.
Begin pruning the lower branches. Look at the azalea and determine
branches need to be removed to create the “bonsai” look. Once this
process is complete, plant azalea
in a bonsai pot. Cover with sheet moss. Any Mother would be thrilled
with this unique
-Azalea from a
nursery (1 gallon)
Whether you choose your
mother’s first or last initial, a moss-covered monogram can be displayed in the
home or on the front door! Take a wooden
letter found at a craft store or create one out of heavy poster board. Wrap letter with sheet moss using a hot glue
gun. Display on an easel inside the home
or attach a ribbon at the top of the letter using a hot glue gun to hang anywhere in the home or on the
-Wooden letter or poster
-Hot glue gun
-Easel or ribbon
For the mother who loves to
cook, an herb garden is the perfect gift!
Gather Italian herbs for the “Mamma Mia,” or “Happy Hour” herbs such as
mint, basil, and rosemary to prepare a refreshing cocktail. Place herbs in a picnic basket or a fun
container. Fill with moss. The container container may later be used as
an “ice bucket” for a family gathering or cocktail party!
-Variety of herbs
-Fun container: picnic basket or fun container