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DIY Glass Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

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DIY Glass Gift Ideas

 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

DIY 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 for making Glass Pedestal Stands

 Supplies: E-6000 Glue, glass candleholders, glass plates. All available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.

DIY Glass Pedestals Collage

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

DIY Glass Sand Candles

 Maybe Mom would like some R & R for Mother’s Day. Set her up for relaxation with these Glass Sand Candles.

Glass Sand Candles Supplies

 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.

Glass Sand Candle Collage

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

DIY Stained Glass

These Stained Glass Jars (for flowers or candles) are a fun and easy kid’s crafts for Mother’s Day.

Stained Glass Jars Supplies

 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.

Stained Glass Collage

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

Vinyl Lotion Dispenser

 Pamper Mom with her own DIY Lotion Dispenser. Another idea– a Hand Soap Dispenser. 

Glass Lotion Dispenser Supplies

 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.

Glass Lotion Dispenser Collage

 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

DIY Glass Candy Jar

 Show Mom you’re sweet on her with her own custom candy jar!

Glass Candy Jar Supplies

 Supplies: Large glass vase, vinyl, plastic credit card and candy. All supplies including candy available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.

Glass Candy Jar Collage

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

DIY Oil and Vinegar Bottles

If Mom’s a foodie, make her a set of designer Oil and Vinegar Bottles.

Glass Oil and Vinegar Supplies

Supplies: Glass Bottles, corks, vinyl and a Bistro Chalk Marker. All supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts Redmond.

Glass Oil and Vinegar Bottle Collage

 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.

Happy Mother’s Day! 

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Comments

  1. 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!
    Randi – Dukes and Duchesses recently posted…Our Messy, Delicious Breakfast #FinishRiseandShineMy Profile

  2. Great ideas, Malia! I love the glass pedestals. I need to make some! They really dress up just about anything!
    Michele @ The Scrap Shoppe recently posted…Pinterest Feature Friday – PFF #79My Profile

    • Thanks Michele. They take about 5 minutes! I am going to go on a pedestal-making kick! Thanks for popping over!

  3. 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!
    Holly Lefevre recently posted…Tickled Pink 143My Profile

    • 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!

  4. Perfect timing! I totally haven’t thought about mother’s day yet
    marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings recently posted…The Ward Penny Necklace, Book, and TutorialMy Profile

  5. Beautiful glass projects, Malia! Thanks for the simple but lovely gift ideas!
    Steph @ The Silly Pearl recently posted…Sea Shell Memory TerrariumMy Profile

  6. Malia, they’re wonderful project all! I especially love the candy jar — so bright, cheery, and full of retro style!
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  7. 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!
    Johnnie recently posted…Over 50 Succulents, Terrariums and Creative PlantersMy Profile

    • Thanks Johnnie. I really like working with the tissue paper. It’s nice to have it be a little more durable!

  8. I’m crazy about E-6000. That stuff is gold!
    I love your ideas too. I think I have to make the CANDY dish.
    Vicki O’Dell recently posted…Glass Etched Honey Jar with Martha Stewart CraftsMy Profile

  9. You’ve got so many great ideas. I like them all!
    Paula@SweetPea recently posted…Spray Paint Magic :: Trash to TreasureMy Profile

  10. These are all beautiful and easy! I’m pinning!
    Mrs. Tucker (Patti) recently posted…What I Will Tell Sweet E: Dig YourselfMy Profile

  11. 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!
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  12. Great ideas!

    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!

    http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-peek-into-my-paradise-tgif-link-party.html

    Hugs, Cathy

  13. WOW,,,YOU ROCK!!!!! these are all amazing amazing amazing!!!!! Sending tons of hugs!!!!
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