This Mother’s Day craft is so classic it will work as a thoughtful (and practical) homemade gift for any mom on your list—your mom, your mother-in-law, your sister, your best friend…You could also casually leave this webpage open on your family computer on the chance that maybe someone will make a silhouette tote for you (if you can refrain from making one for yourself first).
A custom silhouette tote makes a stellar gift on its own, but if you want to go the extra mile you could fill it with a little surprise too: a bouquet of flowers, something fresh from the farmer’s market, a few favorite books and a box of tea. I gave one featuring my nieces to my sister-in-law and filled the bag with Thin Mints, since she lives in England and can’t get Girl Scout Cookies there. Don’t tell my MIL, but she’s getting one with the silhouettes of all the grandkids, two on each side.
If you’ve never done a freezer paper stencil before, this will blow your mind.
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