DIY Mother’s Day Gift

A fun and easy project you can make with your kids - and the perfect gift for Mother's Day!

This creative gift idea is a great school holiday project and kids of all ages can get in on the fun. Turn tin cans into a fragrant display with our 4 simple steps.

If you’re stumped for a Mother’s Day gift, these sweet herb tins will hit the right notes of craft project, decorative accent and DIY affordable gift for your kids to roll up their sleeves and get creative with. Here’s how to do it:

You will need:



Spray Adhesive, double-sided tape or decoupage glue

Fabric offcuts

Clean, empty tins

Potted herb plants

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How to:

1. Wash used tin cans thoroughly in warm water to remove the labels.

2. File down any sharp edges with a metal file and drill or punch three drainage holes in the base of each tin.

3. Raid your stash of fabric or wallpaper scraps and cut to fit around each tin. Use decoupage glue, double-sided tape or spray adhesive to cover each tin with material.

4. Pot whatever herbs take your fancy (we used lemon thyme, oregano, rosemary, mint and basil) into each tin and display in a spot that receives plenty of direct sunlight.


DIY Mother's Day Gift | Home Beautiful Magazine Australia

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