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African Violets for Mom

This Mother's Day, treat all the moms in your life -- your friends, sisters, and grandmothers -- to a little something special ("little" being the operative word).

Photography: Raymond Hom

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2011


These petite African violets are long-lived, easy to care for, and inexpensive. Tuck the pots into pleated baking cups, and add personalized tags to dress them up as gifts.


  • Potted African violets

  • Pleated baking cups

  • Card stock

  • Scissors

  • Craft glue

  • Skewer or wooden coffee stirrer


  1. Print our tag clip art onto card stock.

  2. Cut out, and glue to a skewer or a wooden coffee stirrer.

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