Flowers are everywhere around Mother’s Day…but did you know you can make them yourself? Ok, not real flowers of course, though in some ways the ideas below are even better (because, as any mom will attest, the best gifts are made by their kids’ hands). No matter what your age or skill-level, we have five flowery ways to make her day: a colorful felt flower garden that doubles as chore coupons, floral stencils to fancy up tea towels or cloth napkins, kid-friendly stitched paper flowers, a paper flower bouquet made from card stock and felt flower corsages Mom can wear with pride. Just click, print and start creating...all for the love of Mom!
There's nothing like a fresh bouquet of flowers. Except maybe the fresh scent of a clean house. Trade one for the other with this chore garden. Mom can pluck a flower from the planter and hand it to her kid—or Dad—for a chore to be done. There, it's as easy as waving a wand. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving...
Download the chore garden templates and instructions
Who knew freezer paper had so many talents? Turn some simple linens into Mom-worthy gifts with the help of freezer paper, fabric paint and an iron. She’ll be impressed with your efforts.
Download the floral stencil templates and instructions
These little-kid friendly flowers are easy to make. A trip to the craft store for a small hole-punch, embroidery thread and card stock, and you'll be on your way to some fancy flower-making.
Download the stitched paper flowers templates and instructions
These flowers are so easy to make, and turn out so pretty, you’ll have a hard time sticking to the plan of only making a dozen. Embellish the leaves with a few words of love and thanks for everything Mom does for you, and she’ll be tickled pink.
Download the paper flowers templates and instructions
Give Mom a fancy pin she can wear to show off how awesome her kids are. (She loves doing that.) And no one has to tell her how easy they are to make. That's just between you and the glue gun.
Download the heart“felt” corsages templates and instructions
Contributions by Hallmark editor Jeanne Field, Hallmark designers Katie Larson and Em Bronson, and Hallmark 3D paper sculptor Tom Wallen.