Mother’s day gift ideas kids and adults can make. Make a personalized candle holder for mom, grandma or nana. A handpainted homemade Mother’s day gift for her that she is sure to LOVE!
Mom’s love personalized handmade keepsake gifts for Mother’s Day, and so do nanas and grandmas!
Is there anything better than a handmade gift from your children?
Creating gorgeous stained glass hearts on votive candle holders, and, personalizing them for mom, nana, or grandma is a fun and easy craft for both kids and adults.
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DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas
Hand painting faux stained glass hearts onto a candle holder and then personalizing it for mom is a simple homemade gift idea for Mother’s day. Anyone that can draw or trace can make this easy homemade Mother’s day gift.
Both kids and adults will enjoy personalizing a handpainted heart for mom or grandma. Younger children will need some assistance with this Mother’s day gift DIY, while older children will be able to hand paint and personalize a candle holder for mom from start to finish on their own.
Of course, feel free to substitute mom for nana or grandma, or a favorite nickname, when you personalize this sweet homemade Mother’s day gift idea.
If you would like to make a personalized candle holder like this for dad or Grandpa, click the link!
Mother’s Day Candle Holder Craft Supplies
- Rubbing alcohol
- 3-inch square votive candle holder
- Glass paint
- Glass paint outline tube (black)
- Paintbrush set
- Votive candles [to complete the gift}
- Small heart template (optional)
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How to Personalize a Candle Holder for Mom
Below you will find instructions to personalize a heart votive candle holder for mom. Feel free to substitute mama, grandma, nana, a nickname, or her real name!
Step 1 – Hand paint a Heart or Hearts onto a Square Votive Candle Holder
You can either draw your own heart or, use our small heart template. If you don’t want to paint a heart, choose another design that you like and personalize it!
To learn how to use glass paint to create beautiful faux stained glass heart votives click on one of the links above to see the full tutorial.
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Step 2 – Personalize Mother’s Day Candle Holder
Use this personalized heart votive tutorial to make a personalized candle holder for mom, grandma, or nana.
Faux stained glass heart votive candle holders cast hearts onto nearby walls and tabletops when they are lit.
Look how gorgeous the personalized “Love” quadruple heart looks in the photo below!
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DIY Mother’s Day Personalized Candle Holder Gift Ideas
If you like to draw or trace, you will love these easy gift ideas for mom and grandma. Creating gorgeous stained glass hearts on votive candle holders and personalizing them for mom, nana, or grandma is fun and easy for both kids and adults.
Mothers and grandmothers love homemade gifts with a personal touch for Mother’s Day… I know I do!
For more project ideas check out DIY projects for Do It Yourself Families.
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