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The official countdown to Mother’s Day is here. Have you found the perfect gift that will bring a smile across Mom’s face? No? We can help. If your mom is less into cooking and more into shopping, then give her a tote with a handmade touch that she can fill up with all her favorite finds.

Paint a Seagrass Basket for Mother's Day

First, head over to your local craft store or home furnishings spot and pick up a large, natural seagrass basket. (I found this one on sale at a craft store for less than $15!) Then, pick out a water-based latex paint in her favorite color. (My mom loves yellow. Plus, it’s the perfect shade for summer.) You’ll use painter’s tape to form a design and pattern of your choosing and paint within the lines. Easy as pie!

Paint a Seagrass Basket for Mother's Day

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More DIY Mother’s Day Ideas:

Block-Print Napkins With Simple DIY Stamps
Make a Simple, Floral Mother’s Day Centerpiece
Hand-Painted Wooden Bracelets for Mother’s Day
Make a Fingerprint Table Runner for Mother’s Day
Make an Easy-to-Sew Lined Tote Bag
Easy-to-Craft Handmade Jewelry Box


DIY, Holidays

2 Responses

  1. mythicpaint1 says:

    Nice painting images. Thanks for this great post.

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