Monday, April 22, 2013

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Are you searching for the perfect way to honor your mom this Mother's Day? Thinking of giving her something special to accompany the heartfelt "Thank You, I Love You?" If so, I have some wonderful ideas for you! Check out all the great tips and ideas below - to buy, to make, to do, and a section for essential oil living. Now the only hard part will be picking which of these loving gestures to give.

The Card 
Mom's love a homemade gift. Here's a card I made at my last Stampin' Up party:  
{click here} to buy supplies from my demonstrator, Becky. 

Not crafty? Check out Etsy. It is my go-to place for finding handmade items. This melting pot of homemade awesomeness has everything you can imagine!

1. Little Bird on a Branch by A Paper Affaire {buy here}
2. Blue Mother's Day Card by PeriwinkleCards {buy here}
3. Happy Mother's Day Flower by Yarisi and Co {buy here}
4. Mom by CurlyGator {buy here}

To Buy

1. Personalized Family Tree - Song Lyrics 3D Paper Tree - Framed by Happy Mom's Crafts  **Enter in the coupon code BLOG10 to save 10%!** {buy here}
2. Mother's Day Burlap Print  - Map with hearts in locations by Burlap by Ever After {buy here}
3. My mother my friend necklace by Lola's Jewels {buy here}
4. Lovely Calla Lily with Pearl by LaLaCrystal **Enter in the coupon code "VIP05" to receive a 5% discount especially for A Drop of This readers!** {buy here}

5. My Sweet Pea Pod necklace by A Lovelly Design {buy here}
6. Mother's Locket by Busy Beez and Chickadeez {buy here}
7. Yes It's From Your Mother address stamp by D+S EveryDay {buy here}
8. B by Sarah Kay {buy here or here} and watch the video {here}

To Make

1. Foot Scrub Basket: Fill the basket with your favorite foot spa items. For recipes to DIY Foot Spa necessities, {click here}.
2. Front Door Wreath: Make a wreath for her door. This one only cost $4! Visit your local Dollar Tree for materials and embellish using a hot glue gun.
3. Spa Treatment Gift Basket: A spring scrub gift basket would be great! Add in your favorite body or face scrub, for recipes {click here}. For fun extras, throw in a pumice stone and a nice lotion. 

To Do 

1. Garden Together: Spend the afternoon helping her in the garden; weeding, watering and planting seed(s). 
2. Prepare Dinner: Take the time to prepare a full dinner. Surprise her with one of her favorites! Finish up by doing the after dinner dishes.
3. Do Housework: Help her out by doing the household chores she would normally do. Send her outside to enjoy the sunshine while you take care of the inside.
4. Shine Old Utensils: Clean her kitchen copper {click here} or other things she'd love to have clean but doesn't have the time or energy to do so.

Essential Oil Living

1. EO Starter Kit: Get her going on her EO journey by giving her this Essential Oil Took Kits by APIYOL {buy here}
2. EO Storage: Essential oil storage box handmade by Rudy (my dad)! {$80 with free shipping. To order, email me at: lea AT adropofthis DOT com} 
3. EO Sample Pack: Make your own gift set or sample pack of essential oils. Include an easy use EO Guide to get her started. 
4. EO House Party: Host an essential oils party for your mom and her friends! Make it fun with a natural beauty or a green cleaning theme!

If you love Etsy as much as me, follow me {click here}. 

Whatever you choose, 
I hope you and your mom have a wonderful day. 
Love you Mom!

As always see the disclaimer {here}. Additional disclosure, if you purchase doTERRA essential oils through my link, I will receive compensation.