Crafts and Decor Ideas

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Mother's Day Balloon Bouquet

For an unexpected alternative to flowers, try this balloon bouquet. It will be something different to surprise your mother on her special day.

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Mother's Day Balloon Bouquet
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Stamped Paper Tablecloth

This is an awesome idea to show your creativity and also make your mother extremely happy by just making pretty designs with a paper tablecloth! For a fresh-looking party table that makes cleanup easy, start with an inexpensive roll of white paper. Use painters' tape to hold the paper down, and decorate with garden-inspired rubber stamps: a hydrangea blossom (blue ink) and a pair of butterflies (red and pink). Try it!

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Stamped Paper Tablecloth
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Pretty Paper Plates

Throwing a casual Mother's Day brunch? Add charm to disposable dishes by adding a lacy border using scallop scissors and craft punches. It looks very pretty and would definitely get a smile on your mother's face!

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Pretty Paper Plates
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Floral Pom-Poms

Dahlia like bursts of color hang from the ceiling, adding charm your Mother's Day brunch or celebration. These tissue paper pom-poms can be made in the size and color of your choice. It gives a beautiful look and adds creativity on your table.

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Floral Pom-Poms
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Cherry Blossom Place Cards

Make a cherry blossom branch fashioned into a place card to greet your guests. Press the stem into a small floral frog, about the diameter of a quarter. Wrap a piece of pale-green grosgrain ribbon around the base, and secure with double-sided tape. Cut a leaf from a similar shade of vellum, write the invitee's name, and attach to the side of the branch using a hot-glue gun. Try it!

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Cherry Blossom Place Cards
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Butterfly Party Lanterns

Give Mother's Day party decorations a lift with a flock of colorful paper butterflies. It looks beautiful and does not require a lot of effort! Do it for your mother and make it special for her!

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Butterfly Party Lanterns
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Photo Garland and Paper Hurricanes

Mom will love it when you display memorable photos with this simple sewing project that uses paper instead of fabric. It will get back beautiful memories for her and make it a day to remember!

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Photo Garland and Paper Hurricanes
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Clementine Place Cards

Mini oranges tucked inside strips of folded parchment paper bring warm color to your Mother's Day party table. Punch leaves from heavy paper, and have guests' names calligraphed. Tie on with waxed twine. It will give a different look and will be definitely appreciated by all!

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Clementine Place Cards
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Crudite Centerpiece

Create an hors d'oeuvre centerpiece that recalls a vegetable patch. This will give a different look!

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Crudite Centerpiece
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Monogram Decorations

Use your mom's initials to make monogram pins, napkin rings, and place cards from colorful chipboard letters. This will definitely make her feel very special.

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Monogram Decorations
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Flower Pot Cake Stand

Fashion your Mother's Day celebration table with one (or several) of these pretty pedestals made from cake stands. They raise decorations and sweets high, elevating offerings in every sense. The displays here -- small stands atop large ones -- show off pots (actually teacups and votive holders) of miniature African violets and stacks of cookies whose ribbons repeat the colors of the flowers.

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Flower Pot Cake Stand
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Sunflower Place Card

Give mom and her guests a sunny surprise: Trim sunflower stems short, so they fit into juice glasses. Cut paper into petal shapes and write guests' names on them. Then add an extra petal to each flower with dots of tacky white glue. It will definitely give a beautiful look and show your creativity!

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Sunflower Place Card
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Amaryllis Napkin Rings

Brighten up your Mother's Day table with napkin rings made from crepe paper and ribbon. Make it Special!

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Amaryllis Napkin Rings
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