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Homemade Mother's Day gifts, like this teacup pincushion, can be customized. (Republican Eagle photos by Danielle Killey)

DIY: Mother's Day

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Mother’s Day is not far away, and many kids — or spouses — may still be searching for the perfect present for moms or grandmas.


While moms likely will enjoy any gift picked out by their loved ones, handmade presents add a personal touch to the celebration.

One way to do that is to try homemade variations on typical gifts, like flowers. For example, decorate a vase with paint, stickers or other embellishments and then fill with flowers for mom.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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