Mother’s Day is around the corner! If you haven’t gotten Mom a gift yet, try making one of these DIY Mother’s Day gifts. They’re perfect last-minute ideas that any mom will love.
My husband is great, you guys, in small part because he always remembers Mother’s Day and never fails to come up with great thoughtful gift ideas to make me feel special and appreciated as a mom.
I, unfortunately, am not as “on top” of Mother’s Day as I once was. Something about being a mom of young kids, I think! 😂
But, I am grateful to my mom and want to shower her with love on Mother’s Day to let her know how much she means to me. This year, I’ll be going the cost-effective route and making my gift instead of buying it.
With that in mind, I’ve rounded up 12 super cute, last-minute DIY Mother’s Day gifts that you can make quickly and delight that special person you call Mom.
Tip: Giving Mom homemade Mother’s Day gifts (even if it’s something quick and simple) will speak volumes to her because you took the time to go the extra mile and make something special yourself.
DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas
These are the easiest Mother’s Day crafts around, and each DIY gift that I have included is on this list because it will help mom relax, spoil her, or simply remind Mom how much you love her.
Just click through each link to get detailed instructions for the project.
Okay, let’s go find this year’s perfect Mother’s Day gifts for the Mom in your life!
1. Mini Bouquet of Flowers
If your mom is one of those women who has everything she needs, brighten her day with a beautiful bouquet of flowers like this one from Homey Oh My.
I always love having arrangements of colorful flowers around my home, so I can personally confirm bouquets are wonderful homemade Mother’s Day gifts! And the miniature
2. Personalized Mother’s Day Mug
Jump on the personalized mug bandwagon like Gimme Some Oven did and create gorgeous floral mugs or mugs with loving or humorous messages.
Mom will treasure this sweet gift and think of you every time she enjoys her morning coffee in her DIY gift.
3. Easy Cookie Platter
DIY gifts can be things that brighten up mom’s home that she’ll keep around for years. But they can also be things to enjoy in the moment, like these sweet treats from A Mom’s Take.
Whip up a batch of her favorite cookies or decorate some sugar cookies in mom’s favorite color and watch her face light up when she sees the thoughtful time spent on these DIY Mother’s Day gifts.
4. DIY Tote Bag
Older kids can make this idea for mom from DIY Candy. Simply decorate a tote bag with acrylic paint.
They will love this fun craft, and mom will love the personalized bag that she can use for all her shopping or carrying needs.
Tip: This Mother’s Day craft can also double as a gift bag if you have something else to give (and wrap) to mom!
5. Beaded Bookmark DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
Does your mom love to read actual books (not Kindles)? If so, this DIY bookmark from My Frugal Adventures will make a great gift that kids or adults can make!
Young kids may need adult supervision for this project, but older children should be able to make it for mom on their own.
6. DIY Coffee Card
Don’t forget to include a gift card to Starbucks or her favorite local coffee shop inside for adorable DIY Mother’s Day gifts!
7. Mother’s Day Photo Ornaments
The Sweetest Occasion just might have created the perfect gift for moms everywhere! Most moms treasure time with their families and love to keep them close by – even if it’s in photos. Fill mom’s home with pictures of every family member so she can always see them.
8. Flower Tea Bag Mother’s Day Gift
If mom isn’t a coffee lover, maybe she loves tea instead. Wrap up DIY Mother’s Day gifts like this one from The Kipi Blog in a mason jar or a small gift box for a surprise she’ll love!
9. DIY Bath Salts
Help the best mom you know relax with some easy DIY bath salts. This recipe from The Kitchy Kitchen is easy enough that older kids can make it.
Add her favorite essential oils for a relaxing (or invigorating) scent, put them in a mason jar, and wrap a pretty ribbon around the jar. Win!
10. DIY Wine Label Mother’s Day Gift
For the mom who loves a relaxing glass of wine at the end of a long day, a bottle of wine is one of the best gifts. Personalize it with one of these terrific wine labels from A Bubbly Life to remind mom how much you love her!
11. Mother’s Day Herb Candles
Here is another one of my favorite beautiful mason jar gift ideas for mom. Garden Therapy created amazing pressed herb candles that are natural, smell amazing, and can double as home decor.
What mom doesn’t love DIY Mother’s Day gifts like this one?
12. DIY Shower Bombs
Does your mom need a little help waking up in the morning? Make her these invigorating citrus shower bombs from Made In A Pinch to help her jump-start her day on the right note!
I hope you found some great ideas for DIY Mother’s Day gifts that you can make for your mom this year. Any of these gift ideas will help you spoil mom and create a special day.
And if you’re a mom yourself, I hope you enjoy celebrating your Mother’s Day with your whole family! All moms deserve a big cheer—especially mine. Love you, Mom! xoxo.
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