DIY Mother’s Day Gifts 5-2-16


Samantha Davis, Assistant Editor and Marketing Coordinator

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Cost: under $20

Skill Level: Easy

Time: 20 Minutes

Supplies Needed:

  • Empty paint bucket (found at Lowes)
  • Gloves
  • Shovel/gardening tools
  • Seed packets
  • Skewers
  • Tape
  • Confetti or tissue paper to fill the bottom of the bucket
  • Ribbon


1.  Tape the skewers to the back of the seed packets.

2. Fill your bucket with the confetti (or other filler) and place the gardening tools and seed packets inside.

3. Tie ribbon around your paint bucket.

This DIY was found at I Heart Nap Time.

Mason Jar Planter Box

Cost: $10

Time: 1 Hour

Skill level: Difficult

Supplies Needed:

  • 1- 1×4″ Furring Strip
  • 3- 12″ Pieces
  • 2- 2.5 Pieces
  • 3 Mason Jars
  • Gorilla Glue
  • 2 Screen Door Pulls
  • A few  finish nails
  • Paint color or stain of your choice


  • First attach the 3-12″ pieces with glue and nails
  • Now add 2- 2.5 Pieces on the ends
  • Paint the box
  • Secure the door pulls one on each end
  • Add flowers in each mason jar
  • Give to MOM !
  •  Even If mom doesn’t like flowers you can still make this box for another use!
    • Ex: Fill with Cookout Utensils or Even S’mores Supplies

This DIY idea was  found at Shanty-2-Chic

Don’t forget you can get flowers in our very own  RVHS Greenhouse weekdays 8:30-3:00 to fill your planter box.

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