7 DIY Mother's Day Gifts On a Budget That Mom Will *Actually* Want

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Are you struggling to think of the perfect gift for your mom?

(Mother's Day really snuck up on us, didn't it?!)

Well, with less than a week to make your move, we've got your back -- with 7 expensive-looking DIY gifts you can make at home without spending a small fortune.

(Oh, and take it from us -- breakfast in bed is never a bad idea either!)

NO. 1: DIY SEASHELL CHANDELIER

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Recreate a $700 chandelier for your mom with just five supplies!

(DIY expert and the interior designer behind the blog "The Honeycomb Home" found her chandelier frame for only $12.)

GET THE HOW-TO HERE and watch in the video above! 

NO. 2: DIY COFFEE COCONUT SCRUB

Get mom ready for a relaxing at-home spa day by mixing coconut oil and ground coffee to make a simple exfoliating and moisturizing scrub.

(To add an extra special touch, present it in a decorated mason jar!)

WATCH THE FULL HOW-TO HERE!

NO. 3: DIY GEOMETRIC RUG

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Impress mom with a plain $20 rug that will look like a hundred bucks when you're done with it!

(Spoiler alert: All you need is a plain rug, tape and a permanent marker.)

WATCH INTERIOR DESIGNER GENEVIEVE GORDER DEMONSTRATE HERE!

NO. 4: DIY FLORAL LETTERS

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Don't be fooled by how expensive these look!

They’re basically just flowers stuck into foam stuffed inside cardboard or metal boxes -- and the supplies only cost a few dollars.

(Spell whatever you'd like, but we're guessing "I LOVE MOM" will go over *super* well!)

WATCH BRIT + CO FOUNDER BRIT MORIN DEMONSTRATE HERE!

NO. 5: DIY HANGING WINE GLASS RACK

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Whether she loves her stemware and wants to put it on display OR needs a little extra room on her shelves, mom is sure to be impressed by this one!

WATCH HOW EASY IT IS TO MAKE HERE!

NO. 6: DIY PEDESTAL PLATE

If your mom loves being a hostess with the mostest, help her dress up her buffet table.

WATCH THE SIMPLE HOW-TO RIGHT HERE!

NO. 7: DIY ETCHED VASE

A beautiful bouquet of flowers is a lovely gift for mom -- but what if you go the extra mile and put it in a vase that you've etched yourself?

We're guessing you'd get *major* brownie points!

LEARN HOW TO DO IT SAFELY HERE!
 

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