This is a fun activity that children can do. Parents Magazine and Better TV shows you how kids can make a beautiful Mother's Day Bouquet. You will need paper plates, scissors, paper clips, colored paper and colored pens.
Make a Bouquet for Mothers Day
Nothing touches a mother's heart more than receiving a handcrafted gift. If you're looking for ideas of what to get mom this mother's day, watch this video and learn how to draw her a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. Your mom will love it.
The easiest Pop-Up card ever! It has three paper flowers that pop up on the inside.
Say it with cupcakes! Chef Alison McLoughlin of The Culinary Institute of America has a great suggestion: create a beautiful "bouquet" of floral cupcakes for any festive celebration. Watch this tutorial to get useful ideas on how to bake and decorate your own cupcake creations.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Dana uses Real Touch Flowers to make a corsage for Mother's Day. Just by adding some seeded eucalyptus, this mini ros ...more
For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that me ...more
Why is it that Mother's Day is the second biggest commercialized holiday when there are so many different DIY projects out there? In preschool, children make their moms clay handprint molds and cards with dry pasta glued on. So why not return to your crafty childhood ambition ...more
Google adds Easter eggs to Hangouts from time to time, and they're marking Mother's Day this weekend with the addition of three pop-up animations. All you have to do is type "Happy Mother's Day" into Hangouts (Chrome app or mobile) and you should see either a bouquet of flowe ...more
Make your mom a special bouquet that she will always remember, using these beautiful origami lilies and her favorite chocolates. This video will show you how to put together this wonderfully thoughtful gift, perfect for your beloved mom this mother's day.
We'd never turn down a perfectly baked, perfectly crunchy and flaky cookie, but the presentation does in fact add to the whole experience. Give your coworkers - or your kid's classmates - a treat this Valentine's Day by making these cookie bouquets. Take a look to learn how t ...more
Bouquets made of flowers are nice...to look at. While we always appreciate a pretty grouping of peonies, when a guy combines yummy food with flowers it's heaven. If you're looking for a fun gift to give your girl this Valentine's Day, check out this recipe for making V-Day cup ...more
Valentine's Day is a day full of clichés. Roses, chocolates, and a nice dinner are always at the top of the list, and while there's nothing wrong with any of those things, how...boring. These traditions may be great for florists and the greeting card industry, but for those wh ...more
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One of the most fun activities when you are a kid is making something pretty to bring home to mom. In this tutorial, learn how to make carnations out of toilet paper for a fun kid's craft. Carnations make a great craft for Valentines or Mother's Day and are easy to make with e ...more
This purple skunk greeting card doubles as a Valentine's Day card and a kid's birthday card. It depicts a smiling purple skunk holding a cute bouquet of flowers, an adorable tableau that will perk up your recipient's day. Check out this crafting video for the how-to. Card us ...more
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate. Make your dessert ...more
Balloon artists: Get prepared for St. Patrick's Day with this great three leaf clover balloon figure that is incredibly easy to do. This clover can be added to a hat, made on longer stems for a bouquet, or even presented on its own. Your Balloon Man, Mr. Fudge, is full of ball ...more
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. A Mothers Day Gift Basket is a great place to gather gifts to give mom on her special day. Make this Mothers Day Gift ...more
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Dana shows you how to arrange a Mothers Day Flower Basket following her simple techniques. This tone-on-tone silk flo ...more
Just in time for Mothers' Day comes this great tutorial on how to make a Upcycled Spring time Capelet from one of our beloved Threadheads. This sewing project is a great renewable fashion statement, and is easy to make; just follow the steps in the video. Threadbanger is one ...more
Learn to make beautiful coffee filter butterflies and flowers by watching this video by Kim Janocko. The following materials are required to make them: Coffee filters Paper plates Non-washable markers A spray bottle of water Pipe cleaners A clothes pin Video: . Begin by placi ...more
Not sure what to do with that left over streamer paper from a party? Why not save it until Valentine's Day and fashion a bouquet of paper roses out of it? This tutorial will show you how to take that flimsy, colorful party paper and create cute, homemade flowers from it. Foll ...more
Who wants to pay for a bouquet that'll fade the very same day? You won't be able to part with these beautiful bouquets - they're handmade and handpicked to make each one unique. Via PicoCool.
Not to diss real flowers or anything, but while they're pretty and all up front wrapped up in that tight bouquet, after a few days they start to look more dreary and sad than the last Nicolas Sparks movie. Give your amor memorable - and lasting - flowers this Valentine's Day ...more
Baking extraordinaire Lily Vanilli has made some just-slightly-too-realistic-to-look-yummy bleeding heart cakes for people to give to their respective beaus on Valentine's Day. While it's pretty tricky to get your hands on one made by Lily herself, you can make one yourself if ...more
Pick a pansy for your love - one that will last longer than a few days, as a real pansy would - by folding this easy origami pansy. It can be made in any color you'd like, and you can even craft a bouquet to give to your sweetheart this Valentine's Day.
Scrabble Bingo of the Day: NOSEGAY [n] A nosegay is simply a bouquet of flowers, typically given as gifts. It comes from Middle English, from the words nose and gay, which in this case means brightly colored and showy. It does not reference homosexuality; the modern sense of ...more
Now that Valentine's Day is only a month away, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to be surprising your sweetheart. While a bouquet of red roses and a box o' chocolates is always a good call, you can make your gift much more personal by adorning a package or a ...more
The Funny Thing About Dying - A Story of Coping With Loss I remember once as a kid someone fake-punched me in the nose. This older kid hauled off with his fist and pulled the punch just shy of ruining some great and prominent Italian cartilage in the making. Somehow I stood ...more
Celebrating Mother's Day just got more exploitative with Apple's Mother's Day ad. Their original Mother's Day ad shows photos and videos of mothers shot on an iPhone and uses the “Shot on iPhone” marketing line: Video: . In a perhaps misguided marketing campaign, you can inse ...more
If you haven't walked into a department store or seen one of those millions of jewelry commercials airing over the last month, you might not know that February 14th is Valentine's Day. Since that is basically impossible, you should probably get ready to impress your significa ...more
Valentine's Day is upon us, and it's the perfect time to show those you love (or like) how you feel about them by making them a homemade sweet treat. Sure, you could just buy a red, heart-shaped box of candy or even a bag of seasonal M&M's. But trust me—if you put the time an ...more
Do you want to know what's better than a bouquet of a dozen red roses? How about a bouquet of bacon roses? Or, if you aren't a meat-eater, a bouquet of hand-crafted origami roses or ones made of duct tape that won't wither away within a couple of days? For this Valentine's Da ...more
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Your mother puts up with your crap the entire other 364 days a year and constantly toils away making the most scrumptious meals and treats for you, so can you really even justify not making something for her in return on Mother's Day? Luckily, you don't have to be Martha Stewa ...more
Involving thousands of intricate folds, tucks, and nips, origami patterns perplex even the most experienced of L.A. plastic surgeons. Luckily, this video shows you how to make a complicated-looking rose in a few folds and in less than ten minutes. Origami roses are perfect fo ...more
Not sure what to get mom for Mother's Day? Nobody could be disappointed with cake... especially an ice cream cake! In this cooking tutorial, learn how to make a beautiful flower pot ice cream cake thanks to a recipe and design thought up by Food Wishes. Be sure to search Wond ...more
Your mother has put up with your crap all these years, so why not repay her with a long-lasting Mother's Day gift? Learn how to make a twisted origami flower that can be turned into a pin or even a hair decoration by watching this video. Mother may like roses, but unfortunate ...more
Creating a Mother's Day mini photo album is a unique and creative way to surprise your mother on Mother's Day. Learn some tips for creating and decorating a wonderful Mother's Day mini photo album from a craft expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Make a Mothe ...more
TV gardener Rachel de Thame gives advice on the right flowers to give your mum on Mother's Day. Follow this video to guide you and your mother will be most impressed with you on Mother's Day. Pick out flowers for your Mom on Mother's Day. Click through to watch this video on v ...more
If you've ever had a hard time finding a gift for your mom on Mother's Day, this tutorial may be what you need. In this video, you'll find out how to make an orchid basket easily using some very beautiful flowers. These cannot only be used for Mother's Day, but can be used as ...more
Here's a cool mother's day video. This folding card design will be sure to make her day.
Give your mom a Mother's Day gift she will really enjoy with these homemade bath bombs. Not only will she be happy to get a gift you've made yourself, but she'll love using them... (try not to think about it too much.)
Are you struggling to get mom a unique gift this Mother's Day? Do you always get her flowers or chocolates? Break out of the "same old, same old" and make a decorative tin for mom shown here in this video. By picking up just a few materials from your local craft store, you'll ...more
Do something fun with your child for Mother's Day and make a paper sunflower! Get crafty with your son or daughter and spend time with them while letting them explore their creative spirit! To make this sunflower you will need patterns which can be found here on the Cullen's A ...more
A cute card for mother's Day! Puts those old doilies to use.
This video demonstrates how to paint Mother’s and Father’s Day mugs. This is a ceramic painting project. For this project, you will need the following supplies: 2 mugs, a Marabu ceramic kit, a paintbrush, a soft pencil, tissue, masking tape, a marabu porcelain paint pen, a jar ...more
Are you stumped about the perfect gift to bring your mom? How about a beautiful paper purse? Moms love artwork from their kids, and they especially love practical items like purses. If you can't afford a real purse (if you're a kid), the next best thing is to make her a real one!
Your mom will love this cute little card with a curly paper heart.
You have your gift and a card and now all you need that special cake for mom on Mother’s Day. You’ve tried other cakes now try a hat cake. This festive and spring inspired hat cake is sure to make this year’s Mother’s Day a memorable one. Show your mom how much you appreciate ...more
Take an old Rubik's Cube and convert it with some of your favorite photos. This is an awesome and really great Idea. Learn how to dot.
They say that flowers are the way to a girl's heart, but why waste your money at the local florist when you can make your own? If you have a maple tree in the area, you can create a fanciful faux rose from maple leaves. If not, you can turn to the kitchen and make your loved o ...more
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Ela ...more
Juliet said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, and by the looks of this flower rose adorned cupcake, we're thinking a rose by any other name (or form) would taste as sweet too. Check out this lovely cake decorating tutorial to learn how to create a rose decora ...more
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Corned beef and cabbage is rarely eaten in Ireland (or at least America's version of the dish), but on St. Patrick's Day, many Irish Americans and wannabe Irish Americans will head to the bar to eat sloshy, poorly cooked versions of corned beef and cabbage while downing some j ...more
With Valentine's Day looming in our midst, it's high time to start thinking about what you'll be cooking up and crafting for your sweetheart. But instead of spending any money on anything, just keep one thing in mind—everybody loves cold hard cash, even as a valentine gift. So ...more
What better way to express to your sweetheart what love is all about than by giving her an origami rose? Origami roses, unlike the real flowers, last forever (as long as you don't sit on them accidentally) and look beautiful when attached to stems and turned into a bouquet. U ...more
A cookie and lollipop in one? Our wildest sugar-loving dreams are finally coming true. This delectable, sweet treat features a tulip-shaped cookie (decorated with oodles of yummy icing, of course) sitting atop a lollipop stick. The stick helps make the cookie eating experienc ...more
Cake decorators adore gumpaste because it can not only be formed in just about any imaginable shape out there, but also because it hardens to a consistency that can easily hold these shapes. Take this intricate, Cinderella-inspired high heeled slipper, for instance. Perfectly ...more