Top Trends for Mother’s Day 2018

Take some time to make something special for the Mothers in your lives and show them just how much you appreciate the huge (and often thankless!) job that they do.

We have loads of how-to guides on the Hobbycraft blog to help you out, here are a selection of the best below.

 

Mother’s Day Bakes

Bake something delicious, whether for breakfast in bed or as a masterful centrepiece on your Mother’s Day meal spread. Decorate to taste – Mother’s Day doesn’t have to be all about flowers if your Mum isn’t a massive fan!

 

How to Make a Spring Wreath Bundt Cake »

This bundt cake perfectly emulates a floral spring wreath and uses the fantastic Culpitt Daisy Plunger Cutters » to accurately create the petals. Follow the recipe above to make your own, and explore different colour schemes by using differently coloured Renshaw Ready to Roll Icing ».

 

How to Make Brunch Pizzas »

Treat Mum to breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day with these scrummy looking brunch pizzas that are super quick to make! Use the Wilton Easy Layers Round Tin Set » for the perfect sized morning pizza.

 

How to Make a Layered Vegan Cheesecake »

Phwoar! Look at this vegan cheesecake by Bee Berrie – it’s absolutely stunning. Head on over to the recipe linked above on the Hobbycraft blog and make your own. Delicious and dairy-free!

 

Home Décor

Create a craft or art piece for your Mother to hang in her home – it doesn’t necessarily have to directly reference the word ‘Mum’, but use the below ideas as inspiration in terms of technique and composition.

 

How to Make Quilled Floral Wall Art »

Quilling is a great papercraft technique that allows the easy creation of three dimensional artworks. Take a look at the tutorial above to see how you can turn an empty box frame into a fantastic, personalised gift.

 

How to Make a Calligraphy Chalkboard Heart »

Chalk pen calligraphy is a massive trend at the moment, and it’s a skill that keeps on giving once learnt as you are able to create all kinds of modern gifts for friends and family. Take a look at the tutorial above in order to create your own hanging decoration for your Mother this Mother’s Day.

 

How to Make Mother’s Day Paper Flowers »

Paper engineering is a great technique that ensures that your Mother’s Day bouquet will last forever! Take a look at the tutorial above by Isobel Barber, a master paper engineer, who show’s us step-by-step how to recreate the bunch above.

 

Functional Gifting

Sometimes the best gifts are ones that can be reused over and over around the home. Take a look below for inspiration of how to present your gifts this Mother’s Day.

 

How to Make a Confetti Tray »

This confetti tray is the perfect vessel to carry breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day morning! Take a look at the tutorial above to find out how quick and easy it is to create your own.

 

How to Make a Geometric Vase »

Take your token bunch of flowers to the next level by hand painting a gorgeous vase for them to sit in. We have a huge range of amazing acrylic paint » colours – and a surprising amount of blank ceramics ». There’s many shapes and sizes of vase to chose from.

 

How to Make a Floral Gift Box »

Create your own reusable gift box by painting a colour of your choice and embellishing – in this case using artificial flowers. The recipient can then either use the box as an attractive storage container around the home, or pay it forward when they’re next gifting to somebody else!

 

Card Making

Mother’s Day calls for going all-out on the card making. There are so many ways in which you can personalise your paper crafting to make something really sentimental and unique to your family. This year it’s all about the photo frames – take a look at the examples below for inspiration.

 

How to Make a Photobooth Frame Mother’s Day Card »

This card makes fantastic use of a photobooth frame topper and some fantastic new papers from the Mum in a Million range »

 

How to Make a Decorated Frame Mother’s Day Card »

This is one for the kids – let them go crazy with the pastel paints to create a lovingly handmade frame for a sentimental photograph.

 

How to Make a Clay Handprint Frame »

These clay handprints are another fantastic kids make that are completely personalised and very simple to make. Take a look at the above tutorial to find out how it’s done!


In the run up to Mother’s day Hobbycraft will be hosting a Paper Flower making workshop in every store on Saturday 10th March 2018 at 1pm & 2:15pm (60 mins). The store workshop costs £5, with Mum’s able to join for free! You must book your place in advance. Click here to see the Spring Store Events page and book your place! »

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