Need homemade Mother’s Day gifts and ideas? Try making any one of these Mother’s Day creations I’ve rounded up! I’m sure any mom will say she’s so lucky to have you! These thoughtful ideas will make her feel special on Mother’s Day and will inspire her to keep going, even when the going gets tough. Continue reading for the full list of thoughtful homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas!
Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Touch Her Heart
1. DIY Mommy Survival Kit
Help your mom cope with another year of caring for the whole family with a DIY survival kit. This is one of the homemade Mother’s Day gifts she can keep for her daily use.
2. Printable Mother’s Day Coupon
From breakfast in bed to choice of chore, I’m sure any Mom would love to get this. It’s a simple present she will take to heart.
3. DIY Yarn Photo Frame
There’s nothing better than a picture of you and mom in a DIY photo frame. It’s always great to see a memory preserved for a lifetime.
4. Homemade Sugar Scrub
Let your mom relax in a soothing bath with this homemade sugar scrub. She deserves something sweet in her bathroom for this special day.
5. Personalized Tote Bag
Make a tote bag in two ways that she will want to use every day. This will serve as her partner in keeping things organized whenever she goes out during the day.
6. Hand Print Bouquet
This is a great gift idea the little kids can make. A bouquet of colorful handprints, what more can a mother ask for?
7. DIY Beaded Bracelets
Spoil your mom with some DIY bracelets she’ll love to wear every day. Just make sure it fits her style and mood.
8. Paper Flower and Upcycled Tin
Give her a little something that will last forever. These lovely paper flowers will always remind her of how beautiful your family is when she’s around.
9. Stunning DIY Necklaces
Does your mom have a necklace collection? Make a DIY necklace to add to her collection!
10. Homemade Stress-Relieving Foot Soak
You just can’t imagine how much stress a mom gets in a day. Give her a destressing Mother’s Day with this homemade foot soak. It’s one of the homemade Mother’s Day gifts that temporarily relaxes her from all her struggles and challenges!
11. DIY Candles
To even further help relieve mom’s stress, throw in a DIY candle. You can even add her favorite fragrances as one of the ingredients to make it more personalized.
12. Mason Jar Picture Frame Vase
A vase of fresh flowers with your picture in it? That’s so special! It’s one of the ultimate homemade Mother’s Day gifts for your mom!
13. Write Mom a Sweet or Silly Mother’s Day Poem
This mad libs poem generator is so adorable! You’ll love filling it out, and she’ll love reading it.
14. Lavender Chamomile Tea Soap
Make these easy DIY soaps your mother will surely love. The combination of lavender and chamomile creates a wonderful scent that soothes her senses while she takes her shower.
15. DIY Bow Pillow Covers
You can’t always be around to give your mom a hug. So, give here these adorable DIY pillows for her everyday comfort.
16. Love U Hand Prints
This is a gift idea the little ones can make. Ask dad to help with the paint and the frame to keep it a surprise.
17. Make Mom Brunch!
Every good mom deserves a good brunch. Make something special for your mom on Mother’s Day!
18. Hand Print Mugs
Toddlers can participate in the crafting, too! Creating handprint mugs is one of the super easy homemade Mother’s Day gifts the little ones can make for mom.
19. Thumbprint Family Tree
Almost all moms are sentimental. Print out this tree, and make it a thumbprint family tree.
20. DIY Magnets
This will look great on the fridge or anywhere you can put them on. Personalizing these DIY magnets by placing pictures of you and your mom makes this one of the memorable homemade Mother’s Day gifts.
21. DIY Paper Flower Corsage
Make your mom feel special with this DIY paper flower corsage. How touching it is to give your mom the corsage of love and care!
22. DIY Tile Photo Coasters
Give her lovely memories she can always see in the kitchen. This will inspire her to cook and prepare food with love and care for the family.
23. Instagram Sachets and Bean Bags
Make these adorable little sachets and bean bags that will hold so much memories! She will love to see these around the house.
24. Recipe Holder
Does your mom love to cook? I’m sure there are always new recipes she loves to try. So, make this recipe holder for her.
25. Mother’s Day Plaque
Remind mom how truly awesome she is with this DIY wall art. Seeing this on your wall every morning will brighten up her day.
26. DIY Photo Lampshade
It’s never enough to just have photos on the bedside table; it should also be on a lampshade! Allow her to reminisce those beautiful memories with the family before she sleeps.
27. Polka Dot and Leather Fold-Over Clutch
Are you up for a little sewing project? Make your mother a beautiful clutch!
28. Salt Dough Foot Print Heart
This is something any mom would cherish forever. Even the kids will have a great time making this Mother’s Day gift.
29. Mother’s Day Board
I’m sure you feel the same way about your mom. Make this board as one of the precious homemade Mother’s Day gifts for your mom and let her feel the love and care you have for her.
30. IKEA Hack Pom Pom Blanket
Give your mom more reasons to take it easy and have a little rest. She deserves to have a break too with this blanket!
31. DIY iPhone Photo Case Cover
Here’s a great DIY project where you can have your favorite photos not just in your phone but on your phone. Customize her phone case and surprise her with this on Mother’s Day.
32. Mother’s Day Food Bouquet
Moms need a little treat, too. Make her this edible bouquet!
33. DIY Jewelry Box
Surprise her with a jewelry box with some handmade Mother’s Day jewelry. She’ll surely love it more than those expensive, store-bought ones!
34. Wine and Chocolate Gift Basket
Any mom would agree this is the best gift basket for Mother’s Day! Her favorite wine and some of her favorite chocolates in one basket is a smart way to tell her to take a load off!
35. Hand Print Apron
Mom will cook more when you give her this beautiful apron. She’ll try to become the best cook for the whole family.
36. 52 Things I Love About You
If you’re having a hard time saying you love her, try to write it down. You’ll even make it more unique by writing on the playing cards.
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With these homemade Mother’s Day gifts and ideas, you’ll never run out of creations for Mother’s Day. But there are still many more brilliant gift ideas you can explore for this special occasion. You only need to let your creative inspiration flow to come up with spectacular Mother’s Day gifts. So, start making your gifts now and make the most out of them!
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Editor’s Note: This article was published on May 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and relevancy.