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3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards

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Moms always love handmade gifts. This Mother's Day, give her a very punny card like these! Whip them together in minutes with Aleene's Tacky Glue. Here's how:

What you need:

  • Aleene's Tacky Glue
  • 8.5 x 11" paper
  • marker
  • item for card center: whale photo, box of raisins, or sugar packet

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 1

Fold an 8.5" x 11" piece of paper in half to make a card base. Cardstock works best but printer paper works well too.

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 2

Apply glue to the center of the card front, about the same size as the item you plan to glue on.

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 3

Add your focal item. 

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 4

Add lettering to personalize the card.

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 5

Use a raisin box for the focal point and add a cute sentiment: "Mom, thanks for RAISIN me!"

3 Easy DIY Mother's Day Cards Step 6

Or use a packet of sugar and hand write the sentiment: "Mom, you sweeten my life".

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At Smart Fun DIY, expert maker Jennifer Priest shares a love of DIY in a practical, modern way. She enjoys easy-to-make recipes with a Latin twist, clever DIY projects, and smart ways to get the most out of life. Smart Fun DIY shares approachable solutions to real-world problems through sponsored content, editorial content, and storytelling. Most posts include a tutorial component or step by step photos or, Jennifer's favorite medium, video. Readers appreciate Jennifer's no-nonsense approach to her craft; she shares what really happened and gives practical tips for getting the most of any product or service she shares. Jennifer lives in Southern California with a multi-cultural family plus a clan of cats and two dogs.

Published Date

April 18, 2017