Mothers are some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Not only did they give us life, but they selflessly nurtured us into the humans that we are today. Even though we should celebrate our mothers every day, we definitely have to make Mother’s Day special for them.
But doing something special doesn’t mean that you have to spend a lot of money. There are plenty of DIY gifts that’s your mom will cherish forever. Probably more so than something you bought. Here are out favorite.
Here are our favorite DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas.
This is truly a precious little gift. Take an Altoid box and glue a cute design on the top with the phrase “Prayer Box.” You can use lace, fabric or other material you have in your home. Then glue the prayer instructions on the inside and leave a notepad and a tiny pencil if you have one.
Forget those expensive order out candy and fruit arrangements! You can make this adorable chocolate bouquet with your mom’s favorite candy right at home. Learn how to make it here.
Sugar Body Scrub
Why pay to have a spa day when you can have one at home. Homemade sugar is really easy to make and you can put it in a pretty jar to make a nice present out of it. You can learn how to make a coconut lime sugar scrub here but there are lots of different scents and ingredients you can use if you search online.
This is a unique piece that your mom will really love. Find the instructions here.
Vintage Teacup Candles
These vintage teacup candles are so cute and look like something you’d buy off Etsy. All you need is a teacup, wax, and some wicks. Learn how to make them here.
A family tree is something the entire family will enjoy having in the home, but you don’t have to be an artist to create one. There are lots of different methods for making family trees that you can find here.
Mason Jar Picture Frame
This is something that mom will hold onto forever and enjoy looking at every time she has fresh flowers in the house. Get the tutorial on how to make it here.
Ok, this made me tear up just looking at it. So, if you make it for your mom, she probably will too. Get the tutorial and print out here.
You can create your own customized mug for your mom by writing on a mug with a permanent market and popping it in the oven at 350 degrees to set your design forever.
Bath bombs are easy to make and luxurious to have. Just put them in some pretty packaging and it’s the perfect gift. Learn how to make several different types here.
Mother’s Day Jar
Fill a jar with all your mother’s favorite things, like candy, lip gloss, nail polish, fancy shower gel, and other items. Too bad you can’t fit a bottle of wine in here, but some vodka shooters will do! Learn how they made the one below here.
Homemade Heating Pad
These are great for when you have cramps. Learn how to make them here.
Pocket Watch Photo Album
All moms love whipping out pictures of their kids. This cute DIY gift allows them to wear their photo albums. Get the tutorial here.
Reasons I Love You Cards
All you need for this project is a hole punch, two binder clips, Mod Podge, a deck of cards and 52 reasons. Here are the directions for how to make this gift.
Personalised Phone Cover
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You can buy a fillable clear cell phone case online or you can get a case from the dollar store and use Mod Podge to glue your photos to the case. Find the tutorial for this project here.
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