Mother's Day is coming!  Do you have your gift yet?!  If not I got you covered for a no fail, affordable option. All moms like two things: 1.Flowers 2. Photos of their children.  Here's my spin on a classic, and the steps I use for a an easy diy flower arrangement:

Trader Joes has the best deal on flowers.  I like to stick to fluffy ones, I feel like they are easier to make look pretty. 

My secret to pretty bunches. 

Bunch the flowers together in your hands until you are happy with the way they look and secure with a band. 
Trim ends of flowers to sit perfectly in vase. 

This entire gift came in under $20. Get creative with vase ideas. I used vintage milk glass for one and a new mercury glass for the other, but really the options are endless. 

How cute is the card I got from Treat?!  So many cute ideas on their website, have you checked them out?
Their mothers day card selection is great, and I sure wouldn't mind receiving one of these babies for my birthday next week...hint hint ;)


  1. Love it. Beautiful flowers is all I need ;)

  2. beautiful. you're definitely right about moms loving photos of their kids...it's a complete fail-safe!

  3. So gorgeous - thanks for the secret tip! xo

  4. So pretty!! Your mom is lucky to have you!! xx

  5. creative, sentimental and beautiful, what more can a mom ask for?!

  6. so cute and love your choice of flowers
    sadly mom and mom in law live far away

  7. Love what you created! We always opt for flowers, but we have to have them delivered as we live out of state these days. Oh, and last year we used wedding photos to make pinhole press notebooks! That was a winner. xo

  8. Love this! My mom would love the mercury glass with purple flowers. Totally her. Happy early bday! Yay for May babies!

    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

  9. cute! love the idea of using a rubberband to group them together so they don't get all floppy. and that card is so adorable :)
    -- jackiejade.blogspot.com

  10. What a lovely idea!! I got my mom a gift certificate to a spa! Whoeee. I nominated you for a Liebster Award check out may post today.

    Ali of


  11. Haha Totally right! Photos of the kids always makes the mama smile! This is such a cute DIY, Kristen! I love the colors you chose for the arrangement!

    Holly Foxen Wells

  12. Love your blog! Maybe we could follow each other on bloglovin or GFC? Please leave me a comment or follow me and I will follow you =)



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  13. You can never go wrong with flowers {at least in my book} and these are gorgeous! Unconventional, pretty and perfect for any momma!


  14. Love the color choices!! The silver vase is gorgeous!! Great DIY!


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