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It can be frustrating and, at times, down right infuriating trying to find the perfect gift for the woman who's given you everything. But something that any woman would love is a gift with personality that's hand crafted and comes from the heart. (And shh! It's also inexpensive!). We truly believe the best gifts come from the heart.

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How to Make a Mother's Day Stationery Box

Repurpose boxes to make this simple and pretty keepsake. It's perfect for stationery or notes or anything you treasure. Get the kids involved to make these for Mother's Day and make this craft for mom or grandmom. 

Here's what you'll need:

  • A cardboard box---I upcycled my BirchBox
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Chalkboard pen or fine chalk
  • Paintbrush
  • Accent stickers and ribbon
  • Spray paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue dots
  • Stationery stuff to fill up your box!
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This video will show you how to make a lovely stationery box for mom. It keeps all her supplies organized and lets her know when important events are approaching.

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A Note on Stationery

Momtrends side note: Do you know the difference between "stationEry" and "stationAry"? Of course you know the definitions, but the word for which you describe paper goods is with an "e" not an "a"!

And as for stationery, we love Minted for all the personalized options. Head here to check out all the delights from this site that focuses on up and coming, independent artists. Have fun celebrating all the moms you love.


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