How to Give Creative Mother's Day Gifts Outside the Envelope and Vase

With Mother's Day approaching, the buzz is on the best gifts for mom. Mother's Day is one of the top holidays spending-wise; there's a lot of competition for our gift-giving buck. Stores and vendors espouse advice about what mom supposedly wants. For Mother's Day shopping, the best tips I found come from Denver Post $MART columnist Amber Johnson, who surveyed moms about what they wanted most. Essentially, the consensus was to dial down the spending and pay attention to the individual mom's preferences. I energetically concur. Here are tips to think outside that (flower) vase and (greeting card) envelope for creative, homemade presents Mama will love! For Best Mother's Day Gifts, Think Outside the Envelope and Vase