No, I will never turn down a spa day or gift certificate, but I really do enjoy the handmade gifts the kids make for me on Mother’s Day. I love knowing that they thought about me and took pride in their creations.
Some of the crafts have been better than others, but I still appreciate them all. If you are looking for some DIY Mother’s Day gifts and crafts ideas, then you’ll want to bookmark this post. Here is a big roundup of Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts.
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DIY Mother’s Day Gifts and Crafts Ideas
Mother’s Day is more than just a gift-giving holiday. On this day, we show mom how much we appreciate her. But, why stop at moms? Let’s celebrate the mother-like mentors in your life, aunts, grandmothers, sisters, and so on. You can even show gratitude to moms of fur babies on this day.
Roundup of Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts and Crafts – DIY Ideas
To inspire your creative side, here are some marvelous Mother’s Day gift ideas you can make at home. These crafts range in difficulty. Some of these DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas are geared more towards children while others may require adult supervision.
DIY Elegant Floral Lace Necklace for Mother’s Day
This DIY elegant floral lace necklace craft idea from Fancy Shanty would go well with any outfit. Using Martha Stewart Crafts, it’s easy to make lace and jewelry pieces. Cut the lace, style, and connect with jewelry chains and accessories.
Heart Scribble Mug, a DIY Mother’s Day Gift
Fun Craft – Personalized Decorated Boxes for Mother’s Day
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to give a heartfelt gift. These decorated boxes help Mom organize, but they are sentimental too. For added fun, you can fill these boxes with goodies and use your homemade box as a gift box.
Button Bookmarks for DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
For those on a budget, this simple button bookmarks craft from Claire’s Little Tots would be a great Mother’s Day gift. You only need a few items and you most likely already have them around your house.
DIY Wine Cork Coasters Craft
Does Mama love wine? Then she would love it if you made her these DIY Wine Cork Coasters from Simply Save MN. You don’t even need to be a wine lover to appreciate how fun these homemade coasters are! I love this idea. Start saving those wine corks and get your cork board here.
DIY Gifts – Decorated Herbal or Flower Pot Homemade Gift Idea for Mother’s Day
If Mom likes to garden or work outside, then here’s a last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea. It’s an easy DIY gift craft that can take as little or much time as you’d like. Decorate a flower pot for Mother’s Day and fill it with either flowers, herbs, or other gifts she might enjoy. Or, you can fill the decorated pots with gardening tools, her favorite foods, or beauty supplies.
DIY Whipped Body Butter
This amazing homemade body butter gift idea from Horseshoes and Handgrenades is inexpensive. Since it yields quite a lot of body butter, you can even keep some for yourself!
Hand Painted Reusable Shopping Bags
If you want to help the environment and make Mom smile, then take a look at these hand-painted reusable shopping bags from Kitchen Floor Crafts. Get some plain white canvas bags and a few acrylic paints and you’re good to go. She found her totes at JoAnn Fabrics for just $5.99 each.
DIY: Canning Jar Soap Dispenser Gift Idea
This easy canning jar soap dispenser would be a great DIY gift idea for Mother’s Day too. Frazzled and Frugal has a great tutorial with easy to follow directions and lots of photos. Before you get started, gather your Mason jars or buy some new canning jars here.
Celery Rose Stamp Tea Towels
I never realized a cut celery stalk looks like a rose. These celery rose stamp tea towels from Do it Your Freaking Self (love the blog name) would be a nice addition to Mom’s kitchen.
How to Make a Spiral Chain Bracelet
This Mother’s Day DIY Spiral Chain Bracelet gift idea from a Dish of Daily Life looks so elegant. This a Mother’s Day craft idea for adults or big kids since it requires some patience and fine motor skills. For this craft, you’ll need some flat nose pliers, jump rings, and a lobster clasp for this jewelry craft.
Adorable DIY Sharpie Mug Gift (Plus Free All-Occasion Gift Tags)
Learn the right way to make the popular, inexpensive sharpie mugs. With a ceramic mug and an oil-based Sharpie marker, you can make these adorable DIY Sharpie Mug Mother’s Day Gifts from Your Vibrant Family.
Kids Artwork Throw Pillows DIY Mother’s Day Gift
Turn your kids’ artwork into throw pillows with this Unique Gifts Made with Kid’s Artwork by Cupcakes and Cutlery. Using Spoonflower, you can turn art into fabric. You just scan the image and follow the directions on the site. Then, follow this tutorial to make a throw pillow made from your kid’s artwork.
Peppermint Foot Soak DIY Craft Idea for DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
Help Mom relax with a little foot TLC. For another gift idea, check out this DIY rejuvenating peppermint foot soak by Eat Thrive Glow that only has three ingredients – Epsom salt, peppermint oil, and coconut oil.
Now, you have lots of ideas for homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas. Mom will love these DIY crafts and they would be fun to make too. Bookmark this post and use it for gift ideas throughout the year. These DIY Mother’s Day gifts would be great for teachers, birthdays, holidays, parties, and more.
Rachel is an Austin blogger, educator, mom, wife, young breast cancer survivor writing about health, saving money, and living a happy life in Austin, Texas.
Rachel has written for HuffPost and Hometalk and has been featured on KXAN, Studio 512, Fox 7 Austin, and CBS Austin.