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Mother’s Day Plant Marker with Birth Month Flowers

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Does your mom love flowers? Design and make a laser DIY Plant Marker with Birth Month Flowers that you can put in a flower pot, plant, or other Mother’s Day gift! It’s a easy and thoughtful little gift that mom will love.

plant marker for mother's day with birth month flowers

DIY Flower Marker for Mother’s Day

I tell my husband and kids every year that I don’t want anything big or expensive for Mother’s Day. I always ask to go to the garden nurseries around our house and get flowers for my flower beds and pots.

Potted flowers and plants also make amazing Mother’s Day gifts, but you can make this cute little plant stake or marker with your laser cutter to take it up a notch! Plus, a huge trend is to use birth month flowers in crafts! You can add the kids’ or grandkids’ birthday flowers to this design for an extra special touch.

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What You Need to Make a DIY Plant Marker with Birth Month Flowers

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If you have a CO2 laser cutter and engraver like a P2 from xTool, easy crafts like this plant marker take just a few minutes. Plus, they’re easy to sell at craft markets or online!

plant marker for mother's day with birth month flowers and tropical flower in background

You can use a Diode laser machine for this project, but CO2 lasers are super fast and you can make several plant markers at one time. If you’re interested in learning more about laser cutting and engraving machines, here are some posts to check out!

Birth Month Flowers for Laser Crafts

Birth month flowers are really popular right now and you may be wondering “What Is My Birth Flower?” Here’s a list of all of the birth month flowers (primary and secondary when available to give you options):

  • January – Carnation & Snowdrop
  • February – Violet & Primrose
  • March – Daffodil & Jonquil
  • April – Daisy & Sweet Pea
  • May – Lily of the Valley & Hawthorn
  • June – Rose & Honeysuckle
  • July – Larkspur & Water Lily
  • August – Gladiolus & Poppy
  • September – Aster & Morning Glory
  • October – Marigold & Cosmos
  • November – Chrysanthemum
  • December – Narcissus & Holly

I downloaded this set of Birth Month Flower SVGs from Creative Fabrica to use with this project.

laser cut plant stake with birth month flowers in white peonies

Of course, you don’t have to use birth month flowers for this design! You can add these peony flowers or any flower SVG that you or your mom love!

How to Add Birth Month Flowers to DIY Plant Marker

Download the SVG files that you would like to use from Creative Fabrica or another website. Then, you can add them in a program that is compatible with SVG design.

I use Adobe Illustrator, or you can add them directly to the plant marker design in the laser machine software such as the Glowforge App or xTool Creative Space.

Resize to fit the plant tag. You can also resize the whole plant marker if you would like. It’s really easy!

I engraved the file with transfer paper attached to my material. Some of the lines were really faint, so next time I’m going to try it without the paper.

plant marker for mother's day with birth month flowers with protective paper on laser cutting machine

Score or Engrave?

Score lines are especially good for single line designs – like the inner line around the edge of the plant marker. I set the “Happy Mother’s Day” and flowers to engrave, and the thin line to score. Those settings make the production time a little shorter.

plant stake for mothers day in purple flowers

Download Plant Marker SVG for Laser Machines

Get the password below! (If you have the password, head over to the library to download the file.

You will NOT be sent an email with the file. Free SVG files available for download are for PERSONAL USE ONLY. SVG file is included to use with xTool Creative Space, Glowforge App, and other laser specific software.

I hope you and the moms and grandmas in your life have a wonderful Mother’s Day!

Don’t forget to pin this for later!

laser cut and engraved plant marker next to tropical plant for mothers day

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Hi, y’all! I’m Charynn, the owner and designer of Pineapple Paper Co. I’m a mom of four kids (two girls and two boys) living in Pittsburgh. I love hand lettering, anything southern, cocktails, and of course, pineapples! I am excited to share my SVG files, printables, and craft projects with you! The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality, and I welcome y’all to my little corner of the internet. Read more…

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