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DIY Glass Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is less than two weeks away– but don’t worry… there’s plenty of time to make a DIY Glass Gift Idea that Mom will LOVE! Glass is HOT right now and here’s why: it’s affordable, versatile and easy to work with. Here are six glass gift ideas that are simple to create but have maximum gift giving impact.
1. Glass Pedestal Stands
Whether Mom is into entertaining or just loves to decorate and display, Glass Pedestal Stands are easy-peasy gifts to assemble.
Supplies: E-6000 Glue, glass candleholders, glass plates. All available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.
Instructions: In a well ventilated area, use the E-6000 to adhere a small plate to a candle holder. Following package instructions, let it set for 48-72 hours. Add cupcakes… that’s it!
2. Glass Sand Candles
Maybe Mom would like some R & R for Mother’s Day. Set her up for relaxation with these Glass Sand Candles.
Supplies: Small glass jars and candleholders, E-6000 glue, craft sand, small graft shells, thin ribbon and small candles. All supplies are available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.
Instructions: In a well ventilated spaces, us E-6000 to glue bottom of jar to glass candle holder. Let it set for 48-72 hours. Fill jars with sand, candle and shells. Add ribbon and small shell as an embellishment.
3. “Stained” Glass Vase
These Stained Glass Jars (for flowers or candles) are a fun and easy kid’s crafts for Mother’s Day.
Supplies: Tissue Paper Squares, glass jars, Beacon Fast Finish Decoupage, copper wire, wire cutters, small bristle brush. All supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond. Here’s the cool thing about this tissue paper– it doesn’t rip like regular tissue paper, making it much easier to use.
Instructions: In a well ventilated area following bottle instructions, brush glass with Fast Finish Decoupage. Add tissue paper squares. Brush another coat of Fast Finish on top of the squares. When dried, add copper wire if desired (grab a grownup for that part). Use as a vase for flowers.
4. Glass Lotion Dispenser
Pamper Mom with her own DIY Lotion Dispenser. Another idea– a Hand Soap Dispenser.
Supplies: A glass bottle with pump, vinyl decal, ribbon, flower embellishments and a plastic credit card. Find all craft supplies at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.
Instructions: Make sure glass area is clean and free of dust. Place vinyl on a hard surface and burnish it (face up) with a plastic card. Turn it over and peel off the backing at a sharp angle. Place the vinyl right side on top of the surface of the jar. Burnish vinyl to surface. Peel back the top layer of tape at a sharp angle. Add ribbon and embellishment.
5. Glass Candy Jar
Show Mom you’re sweet on her with her own custom candy jar!
Supplies: Large glass vase, vinyl, plastic credit card and candy. All supplies including candy available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.
Instructions: Make sure glass area is clean and free of dust. Place vinyl on a hard surface and burnish it (face up) with a plastic card. Turn it over and peel off the backing at a sharp angle. Place the vinyl right side on top of the surface of the jar. Burnish vinyl to surface. Peel back the top layer of tape at a sharp angle. Add candy!
6. Glass Oil and Vinegar Bottles
If Mom’s a foodie, make her a set of designer Oil and Vinegar Bottles.
Supplies: Glass Bottles, corks, vinyl and a Bistro Chalk Marker. All supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.
Instructions: Make sure glass area is clean and free of dust. Place vinyl on a hard surface and burnish it (face up) with a plastic card. Turn it over and peel off the backing at a sharp angle. Place the vinyl right side on top of the surface of the jar. Burnish vinyl to surface. Peel back the top layer of tape at a sharp angle. Use a chalk pen to write “Oil” and “Vinegar” one the labels on the bottles… then fill them up with real Oil and Vinegar.
Whether your Mom is into entertaining, decorating, relaxing… sweets(!) or food… there is sure to be an easy DIY Glass Gifts that’s PERFECT for her.
Randi - Dukes and Duchesses says
Great projects, Malia! I love that candy jar. I love that those are all simple enough for anyone to make a neat homemade gift for Mom!
Thank you Randi.. the candy jar is so easy and it looks to festive! Thank you for stopping by!
Michele @ The Scrap Shoppe says
Great ideas, Malia! I love the glass pedestals. I need to make some! They really dress up just about anything!
Thanks Michele. They take about 5 minutes! I am going to go on a pedestal-making kick! Thanks for popping over!
Holly Lefevre says
Malia you are so creative…so many great ideas for Mothers day and I see some I can even use for Fathers day! What a great variety of projects!
Thank you Holly. Glass is the easiest thing to work with. Great idea on Father’s Day. Thank you so much for your nice comment!
marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings says
Perfect timing! I totally haven’t thought about mother’s day yet
LOL thanks Marissa! When is “Awesome Aunt’s Day?”
Steph @ The Silly Pearl says
Beautiful glass projects, Malia! Thanks for the simple but lovely gift ideas!
Thank you Steph. I really appreciate your kind comment!
Jenn/Rook No. 17 says
Malia, they’re wonderful project all! I especially love the candy jar — so bright, cheery, and full of retro style!
I think the candy jar is my fave too Jenn! It’s so easy and so cute. xo
This is a great post! I have seen those tissue squares at my local Michaels and now I must have them. The stained glass jars are my favorite!
Thanks Johnnie. I really like working with the tissue paper. It’s nice to have it be a little more durable!
Vicki O'Dell says
I’m crazy about E-6000. That stuff is gold!
I love your ideas too. I think I have to make the CANDY dish.
Thanks Vicki, I agree that E-6000 is a miracle glue!
[email protected] says
You’ve got so many great ideas. I like them all!
aww thanks that’s a nice compliment coming from a creative whiz like you!
Mrs. Tucker (Patti) says
These are all beautiful and easy! I’m pinning!
Thank you so much Patti! I am so happy to “meet” you!
Wow this is so creative! I will be trying some of this out! I am a new follower from southern charm! I would love for you to check out my blog and hopefully you will want to follow me back! happy weekend, Nicole!
Thanks so much for stopping by Nicole, I’m popping over to say HI now!
I would love for you to share this and link up to my TGIF Link Party! Who knows, you just might be featured next week!
andrea cammarata says
WOW,,,YOU ROCK!!!!! these are all amazing amazing amazing!!!!! Sending tons of hugs!!!!