Lately it feels like everything is sneaking up on me quicker than I can flip the calendar. Are you like me and need some last minute Mother’s Day ideas? Over the years some of my most treasured gifts have been the handmade gifts or cards my kids have made for me. These are the gifts that bring a smile to my face and remind me what an honor it is to have the title “mom.” Make mom smile this Mother’s Day with these awesome handmade Mother’s Day Cards with DIY Marbled Shaving Cream Paper.
Marble painting is all the rage right now, and I recently teamed up with Oriental Trading to share a kid-friendly version of this popular technique. This DIY Marbled Paper with shaving cream is the perfect afternoon craft to let the kids’ creativity flow. Make sure you head over to the Oriental Trading Fun365 Website for the step-by-step tutorial for the DIY Marbled Shaving Cream Paper.
Once you’ve made your pretty marbled paper you can use it to create beautiful handmade Mother’s Day cards from the heart. This kid-friendly craft is the perfect way to get your kids involved in making Mother’s Day extra special.
What You Will Need:
- DIY Marbled Shaving Cream Paper
- White Cardstock
- Printable Quotes
- Glue Dots
- Baker’s Twine
Follow the instructions on Fun365 to create your own marbled shaving cream paper
Use an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of cardstock and trim it down to create a 4″x 6″ card. Trim a piece of the marbled shaving cream paper to fit on the front of the card.
Turn your marbled paper upside down and run a dab of glue along the edges. Glue it to the front of the white cardstock card.
Create a printable quote to match your marbled paper and center it on top of the marbled paper on the card.
Or you can cut out shapes, like simple hearts, from the marbled paper and layer it on top of white or colored cardstock with glue dots.
Write a heartfelt note on the inside of your card and give to mom on Mother’s Day.
Whether you plan to pair this card with her favorite gift or give this handmade card alone, one this is certain mom will love the handmade and heartfelt gesture. The kids and I are sending our cards to all of our grandmas and hope that they will love and treasure these colorful DIY Mother’s Day Cards with Marbled Shaving Cream Paper as much as we loved making them!