Our Happy Mother’s Day DIY homemade craft guide will help you create the perfect gift to thank your mom for who she is and celebrate her day! Need inspiration on what to make for mom on Mother’s Day? Here you’ll find plenty of DIY ideas you can use to craft mom a homemade gift and thank her for supporting you in life. Everything from printable Mother’s Day cards to Mother’s Day quotes to gorgeous Mother’s Day images.
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Best Happy Mother’s Day DIY Gift Ideas
Most moms would rather their children make them a gift and not spend all their hard earned money. And we all know it’s the thought that really counts. So lets take mama’s advice and craft one of these amazing DIY Happy Mother’s Day gifts!
If you hadn’t heard, minimalism is in. Think clean lines and simple silhouettes. You can already hear Mom say, “Back in my day…” But back in Mom’s day, aromatherapy just wasn’t as accessible as it is now. Surprise her with a homemade reed diffuser.
Candy Heart Box
This DIY candy box from deliacreates is a cute twist on old traditions. We all know that you can’t go wrong chocolates, but this template takes it to the next level. Make your very own heart-shaped box using old cereal boxes for a win-win.
Marble Cutting Board
For a craft that looks high-maintenance, this DIY marble cutting board is surprisingly quick and painless. Although you will need a planer and saw, most of the job is just glueing things together. Mom will be mortified that you bought such an expensive gift!
Macrame bracelets may remind you of summer camp over sophisticated fashion. After all, they are easy to make. But that doesn’t mean they’re not for grown-ups too! For Mom, just add a sleek brass bar with thin cord. Thanks to abeautifulmess!
Chunky Knit Blanket
Blankets make great Mother’s Day gifts because they’re like hugs! Blankets keep our loved ones warm. But even better than a blanket is a blanket made by her favorite person. Use chunky knit yarn for a super intimate feel.
Candles are surprisingly easy to make at home. Almost too easy! Yesmissy knows all you need are wax flakes, wicks, and essential oils. Then pour your personalized wax into a thrifted vintage teacup. Ugh, too cute.
If mama loves puzzles, well…she’s really gonna love this Mother’s Day. You will need a Cricut Maker for this DIY, but the end result is a double-sided puzzle. Double the effort, double the fun. You can even put your face on one side!
Fluffy Pom Pom Bin
Is it feng-shui or is it fluff? We don’t know, but it’s cute! Every mom could use another “catch all” container for all those extras, like blankets or laundry. Attach pom poms for a personalized touch from this sugarandcloth tutorial.
Cooling Eye Masks
Cucumber, mint, aloe vera…can you think of a more cool combo? Repay Mom for all those late nights you kept her up. Make her the best homemade eye masks that money can’t buy from livesimply. And then tell her how beautiful she looks, of course.
Mothers are inherently beautiful and effortlessly regal. What better encompasses those characteristics that rose water? This blog has a step-by-step guide to make your own rosewater and even offers an adorable printable label. Spritz away.
Stenciled Tea Towels
Mama’s seen everything, but I bet she hasn’t seen this! If the kitchen is her haven, make her feel even more at home with homemade stenciled tea towels. It’s an easy afternoon craft that will stick with Mom for much longer.
Printable Colored Bookmarks
If you need a gift in a pinch, don’t resort to a gift card again! Dream A Little Bigger has free printable bookmarks available. Just print, personalize, and color. Add a sweet quote for bonus points.
Chocolate Heart Bark
The thinner the chocolate, the better for you…right? Ok, so that might not be true, but everyone loves chocolate bark. Make your own using the nostalgic goodies from childhood. Mom might be crying from the sugar rush, or there might be something in her eye.
Monogram Clay Keychains
One good thing about minimalism is that you can make the simplest things look really expensive. If Mom is into the matchy-matchy, craft her a monogrammed clay keychain. It’s like friendship bracelets, but better! The natural colors and rounded corners scream luxury.
Dip-Dyed Ombre Bag
When you were a kid, didn’t you notice that Mom’s hands were always full? Help her out with a one-of-a-kind dip-dyed ombre bag from hisugarplum. The different color concentrations craft a faraway landscape. This bag says “I got you, Mama.”
All you need to make this cute knotted headband is an old t-shirt! Cut the shirt into strips and braid together. She’ll be thrilled with your ingenuity. A DIY fabric headband in less than an hour? Yes, please.
Mom’s Emergency Stash
Moms that have little ones have to take pleasure where they can find it. That’s what makes this cheeky emergency stash mom-approved. Fill an organizer with her favorite munchies and top with a bow. These candies are for mommies ONLY.
String Art Message
It never helps to tell Mom to “just relax,” but the message goes across better when it’s cute string art. Club Crafted features a how-to guide with a free template so you can create your own 3D string art masterpiece.
This craft takes “fridge-worthy” to a whole new level. Using these templates, you can print off your photos to look like tiny Polaroids. I bet Mom didn’t think you could get any cuter! With these mini Polaroid magnets, she might finally take those finger paintings down.
Macrame Bucket Bag
This macrame bucket bag is a labor of love, much like motherhood! How fitting then, that it would make the best homemade Mother’s Day gift. You’ll probably end up making another one for yourself. Like mother…
Macrame Wall Art
If you’re not totally confident in your macrame skills just yet, this macrame wall art tutorial is for you! Creating vibrant wall art is a fun way to take up space in Mom’s home. This blog will get you started.
Patterned Recipe Box
Recipes used to be passed down from generation to generation, from mother to daughter. Back when family recipes were cherished! Throw it back to the old days with a homemade recipe box. Use patterned wallpaper to make it really pop.
AirPods Keychain Case
If Mom has all the latest Apple gadgets, you can be her biggest supporter! But instead of getting her the same old AirPods case that all her friends have, make her a luxury leather case. It’s easy, but you don’t need to let her know.
Yoga Mat Strap
After all those years, mama had to find her inner peace. For the yogi mommy, bless her with a earthy homemade yoga mat strap. All you need is macrame rope and wooden rings.
You could spend your whole paycheck at Teavana or you could make your own customized tea bags at home! And with ingredients like ginger and cardamom, Mom can sit back and indulge for once.
Chalk Paint Heart Candle Holder
These chalk paint heart candle holders are the perfect accessory for spring. Use Mom’s favorite colors to design Mother’s Day decor cute enough for the cottage of her dreams. She’ll feel just like Snow White.
Pearl Hair Pins
Carry on the tradition of playing dress up, but this time it’s real life! For a super simple DIY project, make your own pearl hair pins. All you need are some bobby pins, pearl beads, and thin wire.
Mama Bird Tote
These personalized totes are sweet for the mama birds with empty nests. Just iron the letters onto the tote bag. Hard to believe it’s that simple, but Mom will appreciate the “homemade” goods.
You’d be amazed what stencils and a little white paint can do! This blog has cool design tips for decorating Mom’s picture frame. Fill the frames with old pictures to make her feel extra special.
Floral Temporary Tattoo Mugs
Coffee mugs? Tattoos? Mother’s Day? If you’re wondering how these things go together, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Sarah Hearts features a creative guide to making designer mugs using temporary tattoos and Mod Podge.
Coffee Sugar Scrub
For just the price of a few grocery store ingredients, you can create an effective beauty treatment. This coffee sugar scrub is full of vitamins and antioxidants. It’s guaranteed to leave Mom feeling young and invigorated!
Hello Door Mat
Let’s be honest, this one is more for you than it is for Mom! Sugar Bee Crafts has an easy project guide to customize a welcome mat. With a greeting that cute, it’ll be hard to stay away.
Get this cute gift idea in before the kids get too old! With minimal supplies, you can make a family footprint stool. Decorate each child’s footprint on the step stool. And as the kids need it less, Mom will cherish it even more.
Mini Succulent Garden
Vegan Sparkles teaches us how easy it is to make mini succulent gardens. Not only do they make great gifts for Mom, but they’re great to have on hand for any celebration. Use vintage teacups and planters and personalize each with popsicle sticks.
No one’s ever supported our artistic endeavors like Mom, but maybe it’s because we weren’t that good. Regardless, this DIY marbled tray is the answer to a lot of our questions. It’s funky and always one-of-a-kind. And for more Mom time, do this craft together.
You might as well quit your day job– these homemade lace earrings are going to be in high demand. Even if you have no artistic inclination, you’ll have fun designing these soft, floral earrings for Mom.
If you’ve exhausted all the jewelry options for Mother’s Day, the next logical step is to get Mom a jewelry tower! By connecting old furniture and vintage bowls, you create a space for Mom to show her jewelry off.
Pebble Love Bugs
For an activity moms can enjoy with their younger kids, catch some pebble love bugs! You’ll need to collect some rocks, which you can decorate together to create a family of critters. Set them in plants and on bookshelves for surprise smiles.
A Pumpkin and a Princess details how we can reuse a coffee tin or berry basket to create a succulent planter. The found items give the succulent a rustic appearance. Stick in a cute pun that reads something like, “Thanks for helping me grow!”
Paper Gift Box Garland
A paper gift box garland is too cute not to reuse, and Mom will find any excuse to whip it out. All you need is origami paper and some yarn to get started. You can make it as colorful or sophisticated as you like!
Paper Rose Rustic Frame
Following the templates provided here, you can create the most impressive 3D frames. They’re farmhouse chic and adorned with paper roses! Is there anything Mom would love more?
Glitter Candle Holders
If Mom loves to entertain, these glitter candle holders will help her stay ahead of the curve. The glitter catches the light perfectly– no one would ever guess they were “homemade.” Just don’t let them out dress her, okay?
Mom might not know that she wants a glitter tray, but that’s only because she hasn’t seen one yet. This DIY glitter tray is a welcome burst of color, and it’s great for serving breakfast in bed. Hint hint.
Clay Petal Planter
What’s a clay petal planter, you ask? Well, it’s pretty much the cutest thing ever. Using a planter and knife, smoosh down each clay piece until it resembles a petal. The good thing about this DIY is that imperfections look incredible! It’s kitschy and cool.
If Mom has pots galore from Mother’s Day past, this time make her some plant markers! These plant markers are simple, but that’s the appeal. The soft pastel clay stands out against the soil so Mom won’t lose her carrots again.
Arch Candle Holder
For the mom that’s interested in luxury looks for less, we’ve got the perfect gift. This arch candle holder looks expensive, but you can make it yourself with a quick trip to the craft store!
Sachets With Photos
Mothers comfort us, so it makes sense that lavender sachets make a fitting gift. But these aren’t just any lavender pouches! These sachets can be personalized with the photos of your choice.
Mini Marble Cake Stands
This one’s a cute idea for the mama that loves to bake! Oh, just think about all the cookies we’ll have. These mini marble cake stands are magazine worthy, but you can throw them together in less time than it takes to bake a cake.
Leather Bag Charm
You will need leather cutting tools for this craft. A keychain or bag charm is a sweet gift because it says, “I’m always with you!” Use bright colors that will stand out against a basic travel bag.
For some jewelry that’s a little more boho chic, update a plain chain link bracelet by wrapping it with pretty yarn. It’s an inventive way to personalize jewelry, plus the yarn will cover any flaws in the cheap metal!
Fabric Lined Glass Plates
You feel that summer breeze? It’s these DIY fabric lined glass plates floating through. Use Mod Podge to attach different patterned fabrics to the bottom of glass plates. Mix and match for that extra Martha Stewart vibe.
3D Graphic Clay Mugs
This one’s a fun craft activity for the whole family! Mom loves her coffee, so bring on the coffee mugs. With only ceramic clue and clay, you can create eye-popping 3D graphic clay mugs. Cheers!
Stamped Leather Keychain
Stamped leather keychains may hint at gun draws and saloons, but hey, they can be good messengers too. Tell your mom you love her, or remind her of a favorite inside joke. These look so professional, you’ll have to swear it’s personal.
Tiny Floral Pins
Again, minis for the win. Moms love flowers, and moms love minis…so what about tiny floral pins? Mom will feel dainty in her Mother’s Day best and her homemade brooch is sure to stand above the rest.
Flower Paper Rings
We know moms work hard, and they barely get the recognition. Give Mom the BIG gesture she deserves with a paper flower ring. This tutorial shows you exactly how to roll ’em up, so it really is Easy Peasy and Fun.
Kate Spade Inspired Bangles
For the fashion inspired, try your hand at accessories with painted bangles. Start with a wood bangle and add materials until it’s more than a bracelet, it’s a story! Or utilize bright paints for some brave costume jewelry.
If mama is happy, everybody else is happy. And mama is happy when everything is organized and in its special place. Have the kids wrap toilet paper rolls with colored yarn for tactile organization. Yarn-wrapped holders are perfect for makeup brushes.
Painted Rope Basket
This one almost seems too good to be true! Just in time for summer, gift Mom a DIY painted rope basket. All you need is a rope basket and acrylic paints! It’s the perfect addition to Mom’s porch.
Shrinky Dink Keychain
There’s just something about shrinky dinks that melts moms hearts. For this craft, it’s hard to tell whether it’s the tiny handprints or the unapologetic “MOM” label. Either way, it’s good incentive for her to not lose her keys.
For the mom that insists on being independent, she’ll appreciate a terrarium kit. The jar comes ready to assemble, so things can get right to growing. This blog offers adorable printable “recipe” cards for a cherry on top.
Flower Pot Painting
This project is ideal for teachers to do classes before Mother’s Day. The kids can craft their own flowers, but it doesn’t stop there! Use everyday items like disposable cups for the base flowerpot. Decorate and voila!
This crocheted cactus is almost too cute to exist, but don’t let that get you down. Hopeful Honey has a crochet pattern available for download so you too can bring cuteness to life. And to Mom.
Wool Felt Ball Coasters
If Mom was crazy about coasters growing up, pay your dues by making her some felt ball coasters. All those water rings can be forgotten once she lays eyes on these fun handmade coasters. Order the felt balls of your choice, and get to gluing.
Washi Tape Clock
Okay, so you didn’t make the clock. So what? That doesn’t mean you can’t make it your own. Grab a basic clock and get to cutting! Pick bright patterns of Washi Tape to catch Mom’s eye.
Black Glue Heart Art Project
Redtedart has another project for us that will entertain the kids for hours. They’ll be so proud to take home their black glue hearts back to their moms! The black glue and acrylic paints give the heart a stained glass appearance.
Pallet Picture Frame
If you’re feeling especially hands-on, make Mom a pallet picture frame! Decorate with your favorite photos of you together. This way, it’s easy to stay on Mom’s mind. You can easily customize to fit all the kids on one pallet.
For the young kiddos that need some guidance, you can download this free “MOM” template for them to sponge paint. With a few snips, a dish sponge suddenly becomes something to paint with! The “stamps” keep them on task, plus it looks pretty cool.
Loral Monogram Door Hanger
You could erect a statue to honor your mother. Or perhaps a floral monogram door hanger is more appropriate. Using a 12″ canvas letter as the base, you can create a floral letter that screams it loud and proud. Your mum’s name, I mean.
There’s cute, and then there’s birdhouse cute. This is a perfect crafting activity for the kids who are starting to get a hang of their fine motor skills. Use this free template to bring their birdhouse cards to life. Done!
If Mom is the tender type, these memory candles will really pull at her heartstrings. This blog shows how we can use transparent contact paper to move photocopies onto glass votives! Stick to “old” photos for that vintage vibe.
Acrylic Earring Holder
If you’ve got access to a drill, well, nothing’s out of your reach! Not even a mod marble earring holder. It’s grand without being overpowering, so that Mom can still show off her goods. And the marble contact paper really seals the deal.
Starting with white sage as the base, you can build your own sage sticks! Add on scents and flowers that Mom likes and help her start off the season with fresh energy. Happy Mother’s Day!
Zippered Wash Bag
For those handy with a sewing machine, a new toiletry bag is always needed. My Poppet has a cute and easy pattern to follow for a zippered wash bag. These bags are so pretty they might even venture out of the washroom.
Nail Polish Card
Smart Schoolhouse comes through with another lovely printable to make all our lives easier. If you haven’t got the time to craft, print out this free card and pair with a pastel nail polish! It’s a lifesaver that Mom will definitely approve of.
Rainbow Photo Collage
This craft is one that might take a little more foresight, unless you have Polaroids of the family laying around the house. Use a large photo frame to style your pictures in a rainbow photo collage! Polaroids give it that intimate feel.
Vertical Photo Displays
It’s always a challenge to find creative ways to display personal photos. A Beautiful Mess shows us how to make a DIY vertical photo display using gold rings and a photo printer. You’ll never buy another plain picture frame again!
Gold Dipped Jewelry Trays
Spice up Mom’s kitchen cabinets with gold, gold, and more gold! Thrift some old china, tape off a portion, and spray with gold spray paint. It’s chic, but even better…it’s easy. Make Mom a set!
Printable Mom Gift
All you need is a pine board and some tacks to make this free printable a forever fixture in Mom’s house. Add pictures of the fam or leave it open for Mom to decorate. She’s more than just a mom, after all. She’s a friend!
Did you know that you could make Mom fresh strawberry preserves with only three ingredients? If you don’t have time to let paint dry, mash up some berries and sugar and let Mom know how sweet you really are.
If Mom is a proud proponent of home, string art of her home state will give her the warm and fuzzies. You’ll need to print out a pattern of the state, and you’ll need lots of patience as you thread the embroidery floss.
Lemon Bath Bomb
Lush? Never heard of ‘er! This homemade lemon bath bomb is so good it’ll wipe mama’s memory clean. And you can do it all with grocery store ingredients!
If Mom loves flowers, don’t give her the real thing! Gift her flowers that will last forever. This flower chandelier is Instagram influencer ready. Fire up that glue gun!
Color Coded Cutting Boards
This craft requires some serious adult supervision, but the watching eyes pay off. These color coded cutting boards scream Martha Stewart, plus the wood-burned labels give them a rustic vibe. What’s for dinner, ma?
Moms don’t get enough sleep, and that’s a universal truth. Help Mom drift off to sweet dreams with a homemade eye mask. Wild Olive uses wool, embroidery thread, and rice. Heat in 10 second increments for a calming, sleepy effect.
Paper Lemon Wreath
Did you know that you can construct a seriously gorgeous paper lemon wreath from just a paper plate? It sounds almost too good to be true, but it makes sense! Use high-quality cardstock to make the leaves. Paint!
Himalayan Salt Grapefruit Soap
Homemade goods just carry a certain irreplaceable charm. Homemade means made with love! These Himalayan Salt Grapefruit Soap bars are chock full of love, fragrance, and good intentions.
Lucky for us, minimal is in. And minimal is accessible! For an easy first “construction” project, try replicating this daybed for less than $300! Next Mother’s Day…a house!
Footed Vanity Tray
Trays are perfect for dressers and counters because they organize the clutter. All those perfumes, toiletries, extras? Throw them on a footed vanity tray for elevated luxury. Your Mom will wonder when these organizational skills kicked in.
This craft requires bought items, but once you have them it’s easy to make this “homemade” necklace look straight out of the showroom! Personalize with your mom’s birthstone and any special trinkets.
Naturally Dyed Linens
If Mama loves nature and the earth, share her appreciation with naturally dyed linens. Alicia Lund details how you can use beet, turmeric, and other natural ingredients to create vibrant dish towels and more.
Color Blocked Utensils
For a DIY that appropriate for both adults and children, try color blocking some wooden kitchen utensils! Buy a basic pack at Target or Ikea, then use pastel color combos to make them fun and flirty. Don’t forget to make them food safe!
Beaded Candle Holder and Vase
Arts and crafts don’t have to be messy or amateur. And this guide to making a beaded candle holder is the perfect example! Use clear paint to create textured dots on the glass, then spray paint. Tres chic!
What does Mom really want? Chocolate and flowers are classic, of course. But what about combining the two? Create a bouquet of silk flowers and place a Dove’s chocolate inside of each. Jackpot!
Birthday Cake Bath Bomb
Whatever you do, don’t let Mom eat this birthday cake bath bomb. It looks so delicious it’s dangerous! It’s even made from grocery store ingredients and covered in “icing.” Time to celebrate the most supportive woman in your life!
Rug Hook Pillow
Sugar and Cloth offers a detailed tutorial on how to make a rug hook pillow! It looks a little intimidating, but have you seen how expensive throw pillows can get? Mom will sleep soundly on your labor of love!
Polka Dot Mug
This blog shows you how to invigorate all those plain mugs you have in the back of the cupboard. There’s plenty of quick design ideas, and you only need a sharpie! Bake your mug in the oven to make it dishwasher safe. Happy coffee drinking!
Mom doesn’t need an excuse to dress up like a princess. She is the queen, after all! Craft matching flower crowns and incorporate her favorite flower. Ah, the perfect introduction to spring. Thanks to alicia-lund.
67 DIY Happy Mother’s Day Ideas for Your Sister
Admit that your sister is the best. Even though she might annoy you sometimes. And let’s not forget all the things she has borrowed from you over the years. But in the end… big sisters, little sisters and sisters-in-law are BFF. Make them something spectacular for Mother’s Day this year.
Your family loves Jenga so much they want to take it to the yard. Stop dreaming about a giant Jenga game and create one of your own. The DIY craft for you and your big sister, and a towering gift of love for your mom on Mother’s Day.
Wooden Trivet Set
Trivets spend a lot of time hanging out on the kitchen counter. That’s why you want them to be attractive as well as functional. Great DIY Mother’s Day gift for your sister-in-law. Follow the simple directions to create a custom trivet.
If you’re looking for a DIY Mother’s Day gift you could make in minutes, modpodgerocksblog has got you covered. You’ll be surprise what a doily and some glue can do. It’s a modge-podge adventure for you and your little sister.
Surprise your sisters with matching slippers stuffed with their favorite sweets and self-care treats. A unique and fun DIY Mother’s Day gift from prettyprovidence that’ll knock her socks off. Good thing she got those slippers!
Kyber Crystal Necklace
This is such a gem of a DIY Mother’s Day gift idea. Mom doesn’t have to be a Star Wars fan to appreciate this handcrafted bauble. Gift this to all any mother in your life and she’ll feel the force of your love.
Look mama, we’re having fun with bleach. You and your crafty sister will have fun making this one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gift from abeautifulmess. If you love someone, say it bleach. The DIY craft for you and your bleachy sister.
If your mom’s a glitter gal, she’ll love sipping from her glitter mug. DIY doesn’t get any better than when there’s glitter involved. As your mom always say, glitter makes everything better.
Scalloped Sunglasses Case
Somewhere in the universe there’s a planet of all the lost mom sunglasses. It’s time for sisters to unite for the DIY craft and make mom a Mother’s Day gift she’ll never lose sight off.
Knit your momma a chunky blanket for her Mother’s Day gift. Don’t know how to knit? Don’t let that stop you. All you need is your arm, a big ole ball of wool and this tutorial from madeupstyle. Grab your sister’s arm and DIY together.
Patchwork Heart Zipper Pouch
Hey DIY sisters, mom will love this patchwork heart zipper pouch to pieces. Whether she packs it with pencils or pennies, her heart will be bursting with love when she sees receives this Mother’s Day gift.
Geometric Origami Earrings
This is DIY sisters craft that you and your elegant sibling have been waiting for to make the perfect Mother’s Day Gift. These geometric origami earrings and sweet. Just like mom.
If your mom’s a knitter, she’s probably knitted you tons of stuff. Nothing will show your appreciation and love more than her very own beautiful yarn bowl made by you and your sister in DIY harmony. Thanks to girljustdiy.
Wooden Mobile Hanger
Congratulations, you and your sister are about to become aunts! Show the expecting mom how much you care with a DIY wooden mobile hanger. A pre-mommy Mother’s Day gift from baby’s new favorite aunts.
Custom Nail Polish
It’s every girly-girl’s dream. Her very own custom nail polish colors. Think of the fun you and your sister will with this colorful DIY craft. Picture how pleased mom will be when she learns her Mother’s Day gift are the colors you created and named just for her.
Engraved Copper Mugs
When was the last time you engraved a copper mug and gave it to your mom as a Mother’s Day gift? Never?! Well ladies, get to it. It’s much easier than you think. Mom will be so proud of the DIY sisters she was blessed to parent.
Mason Jar Pin Cushion
Tell mom to stick a pin in it and she’ll be glad to. She’ll love her mason jar pin cushion Mother’s Day gift from you and your craft-loving sister. And isn’t that the whole point?
Succulent in Seashell
She sells succulents in seashell by the seashore. Alliterative Mother’s Day gifts are the best. When they’re also handmade by sweet and sassy sisters, it makes moms proud.
Most moms are mad for mouse slippers. That’s why you and your DIY sister should scurry over that crafting table to make your Mother’s Day gift. Start scissor snipping and needle threading. Before you know it, you’ll have a mouse, or two, in the house.
Mod Podge Hangers
It’ll be like a movie scene. Mommie Dearest, we know how much you hate wire hangers, so we made you these beautiful decoupage hangers for your Mother’s Day gift. We really do hope you like these hangers as much we do.
Herb Infused Simple Syrups
These will make the sweetest gift on Mother’s Day. A DIY craft for sweet sisters and all their siblings. Infuse mommy with your love so sweet. Did we mention, it’s sweet? You will sweep her off her feet.
Bling Ring Dish
Your mom knows you can’t afford to buy her bling for her on Mother’s Day. But you can do the next best thing. Make a DIY clay ring dish. It’s a Mother’s Day gift she’ll treasure.
Yarn Wrapped Horseshoe Necklace
You’re so lucky to have a mom like her. Show her some love with a DIY yarn wrapped horseshoe necklace. A one-of -a-kind Mother’s Day gift for someone who’s always wrapped you with her love.
A Mother’s Day gift filled with warmth. This DIY homemade heating pad is the gift that keeps on warming. Add a few drops of essential oil to the rice-filling will do wonders for your DIY creds.
Macaron Coin Purse
Cute, cuter, cutest. That about covers it for these little macaron coin purse. Enlist your little sister for this DIY craft activity. She’ll pick up some new skills and the outcome is a pleasure to hold and behold. Mother’s Day gifting at its cutest.
A three-ingredient simple DIY Mother’s Day gift that will light up her life. These rolled beeswax candles are so easy to make, you and your DIY sister will have a honey of a time.
No Sew Apron
DIY crafts are a perfect way for a big sister to help out a little sister. Help your little sister make this no-sew apron Mother’s Day gift. Mom will be thrilled with the gift and the sisterly teamwork.
Your mom’s sweet smile will linger long after she opens this homemade natural lip gloss. Made with beeswax and coconut oil, it’s a Mother’s Day gift that will nourish her lips and fill her heart.
Handmade Bauble Necklace
Handmade bauble necklaces never go out of style. In fact, they every little DIY sister’s specialty. Make them in mom’s favorite colors or to go with different outfits. It’s the Mother’s Day gift moms love almost as much as the little hands that make them.
Green Tea Bath Bomb
Green tea bombs serve up just the right amount of relaxation mom needs from a Mother’s Day gift. DIY craft sisters can take turns adding the lemongrass and lavender essential oils that soothe mom’s achy muscles.
DIY craft gifts say so much more than store-bought. Engrave an elegant kitchen platter with a special quote for mom. Homemade Mother’s Day gift with love written all over it.
No Sew Blanket
If you’re a DIY crafting sister who doesn’t sew, there’s no shame in that. Follow these easy instructions for a DIY no-sew blanket. You can make this Mother’s Day gift in only 10-minutes. There’s so much comfort in knowing that.
Stone coasters that are so stylish mom may declare this Mother’s Day gift is for display only. Little craft sisters will definitely take to the task of decorating the styles with some freehand art. Take on this DIY craft one tile at a time.
Felt Piggy Bank
Felt piggy banks are a childhood rite of passage. You can help your little sister make these for her teacher, or godmother or for anyone she feels deserves a Mother’s Day Gift.
This simple gathered apron won’t be restricted to the kitchen. It’s a DIY Mother’s Day Gift that deserves a place in the spotlight. Crafty sisters, you’re turning heads.
A lovely birch bark candle can make the simplest meal feel like a feast. This DIY craft is a nature lover’s dream. A homemade Mother’s Day gift that brings the outdoors indoors.
Industrial Pipe Jewelry Organizer
When you think of industrial pipes, Mother’s Day gift is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. In the hands of the DIY craft sisters, those pipes can make a beauty of a jewelry organizer.
A birthstone bracelet is the very personal touch that your Mother’s Day gift needs to have. And things get even more personal when it’s made by team DIY craft sisters.
Painted Terracotta Pot
Hello Terracotta, meet paint. That’s how it all begins and before you know it, your Mother’s Day gift is all covered. This DIY craft will definitely get mom’s stamp of approval.
Infinity scarves are roundly adored by mom’s everywhere. It’s entirely possible you could DIY this Mother’s Day gift this in a matter of minutes. But please don’t wait too long to get around to this.
Finally, a DIY iPad holder that’s a cut above the rest. This Mother’s Day gift will be a stand out on the kitchen counter, even when mom leaves the kitchen to relax on the sofa. With her iPad, of course!
You’re not really a DIY sister until you’ve created one of these beautifully edged fleece blankets. Mom will love this comforting Mother’s Day gift so much, she’ll insist you join her on the sofa for a snuggle.
Oil Diffuser Necklace
This oil diffuser necklace is a piece of DIY jewelry with serious aromatherapy intentions that mom will appreciate more than words can say. You know you’ve aced it when your Mother’s Day gift leaves mom speechless.
It’s about that time of year when all DIY craft sisters should make a wooden clock. Get started now, and pretty soon you’ll have a clock in your hands. Just in time to say, this is the Mother’s Day gift made just for you.
The eyes have it. Mineral clay eyeshadow is the Mother’s Day gift that will make her eyes shine. Who knows, this may be the DIY craft that’ll make her shed a tear or two.
The possibilities are endless for the designs on your DIY printed bowls. These little beauties will simply bowl her over, as any awesome Mother’s Day gift should do.
Wooden Phone Amplifier
We know the sense of accomplishment you and your life craft sister will get when you’re done making this thing of beauty. The only thing that will surpass it is your mom’s deep appreciation for a well-made Mother’s Day gift.
Bud vases add a small touch of elegance to any room. This DIY craft takes cardboard recycling to a new level. The final product is a simply sublime Mother’s Day gift.
Wine Cork Pendants
There’s something about a wine cork that makes you hate to throw it out. Finally, a DIY craft that’ll make something corky and quirky and totally Mother’s Day gift worthy.
Monogram Sharpie Mug
Braided Chain Bracelet
These are hands down pretty, and pretty crafty. Your little sister will love these too. And together, the two of you, the DIY craft sister dynamic duo, can make the Mother’s Day gift that mom will love too.
You can do this! We know you can. A laptop table is gold-star DIY craft for sisters. You’re going to bond tighter than the wood on this table top. A Mother’s Day gift that’s the cream of the crop.
Silk Ribbon Embroidery
We encourage you to embroider up some silk ribbon flowers for mom. It’s DIY skill that’s in danger of becoming a lost art. Mom will be touched by this Mother’s Day gift that shows you care about traditions.
Your placement clutch Mother’s Day gift will definitely earn you a place in the DIY hall of fame. The shape and size of the placement practically beg to be made into a clutch. You’re only happy to oblige.
Gold Striped Vases
Does your mom have dozens of glass vases from past Mother’s Day gifts? Here’s a cool DIY idea. Grab a few and jazz them up with some bold gold stripes.
Mermaid Bath Dust
Little sister will insist on making mom a Mother’s Day gift of mermaid bath dust. It’s best not to stand in her way. Just be the best DIY sister guide you can be. That’s what big sisters are for.
Birdhouse Key Hooks
You and your DIY sister will earn the keys to mom’s heart with these birdhouse key hooks. This Mother’s Day gift will be prominently displayed and never overlooked. Such a tweet and thoughtful gift.
Anti-Frizz Hair Spray
Mom can say bye-bye to bad hair days with this homemade anti-frizz hair spray. Add a few drops of lavender this to make this a sweet-smelling Mother’s Day gift. DIY crafts don’t get any easier than this!
Agate coasters embellished with gold nail polish is the DIY craft for sisters. Just think of the fun you’ll have painting each other’s nails when you’re done making mom this priceless Mother’s Day gift.
Burlap Tin Can Planter
Here’s a DIY craft sisters can easily wrap their heads around. Follow these easy instructions to convert an ordinary tin can into a rustic planter. Add dirt and a few sprigs of rosemary for one spicy Mother’s Day gift.
Framed Jewelry Storage
DIY jewelry storage in a frame! Who knew? Such a smart idea. Everything about this reads Mother’s Day gift. She’s definitely going to hang on to this one.
Everything a DIY project should be – colorful, practical and clever. Your craft-loving sister-in-law will want to know where you go the idea for this Mother’s Day Gift.
Whether she’s listening to rock and roll or her favorite podcast, her embroidered headphones will make her stand out from the crowd. DIY meets tech for a Mother’s Day gift that sends a message of pure love.
Gold Dipped Vase
Mother’s Day flowers are expected. A DIY gold-dipped vase adds a touch of the unexpected. Mom will be surprised by your ingenuity and impressed by the preciseness of your painting skills. No worries, your DIY painting secrets are safe with us.
This DY lavender scented soap is the peaceful and calming essence every mom deserves. It’s a Mother’s Day gift that will make her feel special every day of the year.
Hot Chocolate Bombs
Your mom will be blown away by these decadent hot chocolate bombs. Little DIY sisters will happily lend a hand in making these Mother’s Day gifts. Watch out, she’s also going to pocket a few.
No Sew Booksleeve
Your mom loves to read, the old-fashioned way. She’s never without a book and your DIY craft skills stop at the sewing machine. A no-sew booksleeve is your best option for a DIY Mother’s Day gift she can’t put down.
Bird Nest Necklace
There won’t be a dry eye in the nest when your mom opens this Mother’s Day Gift. A handmade bird nest necklace is rich with symbolism and a great way to repurpose stones. Thanks to sarahortega.
71 Mexican Mother’s Day Craft Ideas to Make Yourself
Fiercely passionate about experiences in motherhood, the Mexican culture celebrates one of their most important and cherished holidays as Mother’s Day. It boasts traditions that includes big feasts, songs and gifts!
Pinch Pots are an amazing craft to do with your children. Whether for a Mexican Mother’s Day activity or a summer break distraction, kids of all ages will enjoy this fun activity. Once the creations are done, paint them for a beautiful decoration in the home.
Piñata Napkin Rings
These Pinata-inspired napkin rings are a great DIY activity for any celebration. Plan your Cinco De Mayo festivities with all the jazz of creative homemade decor. People will notice the hard work when they are enjoying the food.
Easter Egg Maracas are an exciting El Dia de la Madre DIY activity. You can use simple items from around the house like plastic spoons, popcorn kernels, and plastic eggs. Though it may get a little noisy once you have finished, it will be worth it.
Crepe Paper Flowers
Ever wondered what you can do to repurpose all of that tissue paper left over after the holidays? Well, look no further. This DIY activity is one of excitement and pizzazz as you create crepe paper flower bouquets.
Fiesta skirts are a fun DIY activity that allows you to really show your creativity. Grab some fabric, some trim, and some ribbon, and see what kind of unique designs you can come up with.
Frida Kahlo Inspired Floral Headband
Dia de Los Muertos or the Day of the Dead is a time people celebrate the loved ones that have gone before them. Some events are simple and some are themed. Show up with a DIY Frida floral headband and be the talk of the party.
Paper Plate Maracas
Show your kids how to be creative and have fun all at the same time. Grab some paper plates, hard beans, crayons, and tape for an afternoon of wonder. Once you create these paper plate maracas they will have fun making them sound.
Mexican Painted Planters
Give your mom an adorable handcrafted Mother’s Day gift this year. Trace unique designs on different pottery to allow some fun Mexican-themed designs. Next, you paint each one before firing them in the kiln. She will be so happy this year.
Mexican Bird Rattle
Mexican Bird Rattles are a fun and creative way to spend the day. All you have to do is grab typical items around your house and you are set. These cute birds are all noise makers.
Grab some glue and some yarn and get really creative. Show your kids how to make pictures with yarn by shaping it on construction paper. Use different colors to create cool pictures from landscapes to Mother’s Day cards the possibilities are endless.
Mini Donkey Pinatas
Mini DIY Pinatas are a fun way to surprise your guests this holiday. Once you have created these mini donkeys with cereal boxes, crepe paper, and glue you can fill them up. Each person will be able to enjoy their goodies this year.
Tissue Paper Tassels
Tissue paper tassels are a creative way to decorate any Mexican-themed party. You can create them small or big depending on how you want to decorate. This fun craft will bring any room to life.
Do you suck at gardening just like me? Is that green thumb lost on you? Now you can have fun plants around your house without the hassle of taking care of them. Create fun DIY Paper plants for a unique take on decor.
Teach your children how to make fun DIY craft gifts for their mom this Mother’s Day. Fiesta flower bouquets are pretty and unique. Use different colors for true vibrance. Your wife will feel truly loved on her special day.
Paper Fan Garland
Remember folding pieces of paper over and over again when you were a kid? The result was a fun little fan. Take that and turn it into a fun DIY paper fan garland to decorate any holiday celebration.
Pinata Party Wreath
This year bring your mom back home with some adorable DIY decor. This Mother’s Day she will be delighted when she sees these beautifully handcrafted pinata party wreaths. The best part, reuse them for Cinco De Mayo for just as much festive fun.
Faux Mexican-Embroidered Shirts are a fun and creative idea to do as a family. Show your mom how special she is by crafting with her. Grab some fabric paint and a white tee and start decorating, trust me it is worth it.
Centerpieces are there to light up a room no matter what is placed there. They can be just about anything. Grab tissue paper and some glasses to shape the design and you have the perfect decorations this holiday.
Sombrero Headbands are a fun DIY craft to help get you in the holiday spirit. Find a snug headband and a hot glue gun to attach the sombrero. Once cool you will be able to sport it for any fun Mexican-themed party.
Throwing tu Madre a fiesta? If you have a pinata that everyone is going to take their turn on, why not spice it up with a blindfold? This is a perfect DIY gift for your Mexican Mother’s Day.
Grab some clear contact paper and attach it to construction paper that has a shape cut out in the middle. Next, you take tissue paper and attach it to the shape. This is the best suncatcher craft out there.
Spend some quality time with your family this holiday. Take some time and join in on some fun crafts. Create these adorable mini pinatas full of candy and send each person home with an adorable party favor.
Create some fun and festive party favors for all of your Mexican-themed parties. Take the time to design these handcrafted mini pinatas. Use your leftover plastic Easter eggs, stuff them with goodies, and cover them in a pinata design.
Cup & Ball Game
We all played the cup & ball game back in the day. Now you can show your children how much fun the game was by creating your own. This DIY project will be fun and bring back a lot of memories.
Decorative mini guitars are an adorable addition to any Mexican-themed decor. Grab some cardboard, rhinestones, and markers to create a unique creation of your own. Bring your family together with this fun craft while decorating your house.
Pinata Place Cards
Celebrate Mother’s Day in style this holiday season with a celebration like no other. Invite everyone over and show off your crafty creations with mini heart, pinata place cards. You will impress the masses when they realize there are goodies inside.
Worry dolls are a long-standing tradition in some cultures. After you create these dolls your children can use them to tell their worries too. Once they are done they place them under their pillow to wipe the worries away.
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in style this year. Get together and create your very own, unique, DIY masks to kick off any celebration. Layout all the crafting supplies from tissue paper to paper plates, everything will come together for some fun masks.
Mexican Metal Art
Mexican art is unique and beautifully handcrafted. Now you can bring some Mexican art home by creating your very own version of metal art. Grab some foil and stencil in your design. This is a chance to really connect with culture.
Sombrero & Poncho
Sombrero and Pancho art is so much fun. Cut out either design on larger construction paper. Take all of the art supplies and start designing a pattern or style. Display your craft proudly this holiday.
Metal tooling has been a longstanding art in the Mexican community. Now you can teach your children how to be just as creative. When you get thicker aluminum it allows you to craft designs with a wooden tool or end of a paintbrush.
God’s Eye Craft
God’s Eyes is an interesting craft and a good luck charm. Take some popsicle sticks and yarn and start your design. Once you are done you can give them to your wonderful mom this Mother’s Day.
Ever since I can remember my children have always loved playing with pots and pans over the most pricey and flashy toys. Make it fun with this DIY toy guitar. They will be making music for a long time to come.
Paper Plate Tambourines
Cinco De Mayo is all about celebration. A day when we make music and eat amazing food around people we love. Treat your kids to a fun DIY activity so they can create music too with paper plate tambourines and more.
Footprint Chili Pepper
Create memories that will last a lifetime. Give your wife a gift of memory when you create footprint chili peppers. Their unique footprint will always bring you back to when they were little. Happy Mothers Day!
There are so many ways you can craft this holiday. Grab your leftover snow cone cones and create mini pinatas that everyone will enjoy. Once filled and combined decorate with different colors of tissue paper for a festive decoration.
Nicho boxes are a way Mexican culture represents their dead among other cool uses. Using toilet paper rolls you create a unique design to display. Honor your dead during this Day of the Dead celebration with these amazing designs.
Umbrella Party Wreath
Show everyone that you are ready for a big celebration by crafting some DIY party wreaths. They are adorned with little drink umbrellas to really spice things up this year. Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in style this year.
Take ordinary terracotta bowls and turn them into beautifully displayed pattern bowls. Once you have created a design you can display these whenever you have guests. They make a great conversation starter at any party.
Terra Cotta Pot Sombrero
Terra Cotta pot sombreros are a fun way to turn an ordinary pot into a fun festive decoration. Spend the day uniquely designing each pot with paint and markers. Then secure the pot to the lid for a fun outdoor decoration during this holiday.
Yarn garland is a unique way to decorate for any holiday. Don’t waste money at the store when you can create decorations at home. Take string and yarn and attach them. Stretch out the string to create a garland look across the backyard.
Fiesta Cupcake Toppers
Are you wanting to show off your crafty side? Look no further! Create cactus cupcake toppers from home with your basic items. Print off the designs and put together adorable toppers for any party or occasion.
Fiesta Party Kit
Select this adorable selection of fiesta party decorations. Print them off and build some adorable hand-crafted DIY signs, party tags, food toppers, and more. You will definitely have it all together this Cinco De Mayo.
Fiesta Favor Bags
Fiesta favor bags are a great contribution to any Cinco De Mayo celebration. Print off this paper and fold it together to create these mini bags. Have the bags colored in any design and stuff them with yummy treats for all of your guests.
Cinco De Mayo Slime
Cinco De Mayo slime is a fun party favor to give all of your guests. Separate the slime into three sections and give each part its own color, red, green, and white. Now it’s time to enjoy.
DIY crafts are a great way to bring everyone together for any holiday. Get all the kids together this Mother’s Day for a fun cactus pillow creation. Not only will your mother feel special she will feel lucky to have all her kids there today.
Cactus Cake Topper
Cactus cake toppers are a fun and creative way to decorate for a party. Mexican Fiestas are all about exuberant decorations and amazing food. This fun DIY craft is the perfect way to bring your party together.
Build this amazing pinata at home with tissue paper, glue, and whatever else you need to get creative. Once you are done you take gold spray paint and you have an amazing sparkly creation for your party.
Cactus balloons are adorable and fun to create. This DIY project is a great way to entertain your children and decorate your house for any Mexico Fiesta. Blow up three balloons of different sizes and connect them together, now you have some adorable cactus characters.
Papel Picado Coasters
Papel Picado Coasters are fun and beautiful to make. Create these coasters with a hodge-podge, paint, and ceramic tiles for some beautiful designs. No matter what look you are going for these coasters will be great for a Mother’s Day gift.
Balloon arches can spice up any event. You can create them to bring any room to life. Put them in the doorways and even on the wall for a picture area. Now you can capture memories with this fun DIY project.
Homemade musical instruments are a great way to entertain your children on any given day. Sit everyone down and give them all they need to make Castanets. Once they are made you can teach everyone the Flamenco.
Pinwheel Cupcake Topper
Cupcake toppers are a fun way to celebrate any occasion from birthdays to fiestas. Pinwheels already fun on their own but when you add them to toothpicks and stick them in cupcakes you have a beautiful creation.
Sugar Skull Dolls
Sugar skull dolls are a fun and creative do it yourself craft. You can be as creative as you want when building these. Grab styrofoam balls, paint, glue, and more for hours of crafting and design.
Making your party stand out is important. Now you can with these amazing homemade crafts. Print off these designs and put together these tabletop decorations. Everyone will appreciate the time and effort that went into making them.
Get creative with our party festivities this year. Mexican-themed fiestas are really fun and all the decor is so memorable. Create some DIY paper fan drink sticks to liven up the event. Everyone will feel tropical and festive this year.
Day of the Dead Planters
Creating these Day of the Dead planters is an amazing way to decorate for this important holiday. Grab some paint and grab some pots and get as creative as you can. Now you can honor your family the best way you know how.
Summer Paper Fans
Paper fans are something that we have been doing for years. Now you can bring this craft home to your kids. Don’t stop at simple paper fans, get creative so they can fit the Mexican-themed party.
It can be fun to have everyone sitting around the table crafting together. It doesn’t matter what DIY activity it is, you will be able to bond and enjoy this craft. Grab some clay and start shaping these succulent plants.
Burro Finger Puppets
Donkey finger puppets are a fun craft with the family. Once done you will be able to put on an epic puppet show for everyone. These finger puppets are a fun way to show how creative you can be.
Ojo De Dios
Ojo De Dios or a God’s Eye is a fun way to get creative. You take the popsicle sticks and wraps the yarn around them. Use different colors to create a unique pattern or design.
Pinatas are so much fun at any party. Create this awesome DIY taco pinata for any Mexican-themed party. Get even more creative by filling up the taco with fun Mexican candy and watch everyone enjoy the goods.
Ponchos are a fun DIY craft. Most people have brown paper bags lying around the house. All you need to do is cut an arm and neck hole in the bag and you have a fun costume for any Mexican Fiesta.
Mexican Sombrero DIY activities are a fun way to distract the kids all day. The best part, all you need is newspaper to build the hat. Your kids will have fun for hours designing these things.
Chili Pepper Pom
Create some huge chili pepper poms to add to your fiesta decor. All you need is tissue paper and wire and you have these fun DIY decorations. Your home will be filled with Cinco De Mayo festivities.
Paper Cup Sombrero & Maracas
Do it yourself Cinco De Mayo maracas are a fun and unique way to celebrate this season. Have everyone work on crafting their very own and let the music flow. All you need is paper cups, hot glue, paint, and decor for a fun time.
Paisley Chickens are a creative way to decorate your home. Grab a gourd and let it dry out. Once it is done, beautifully design the patterns of a paisley chicken. You will take everyone’s breath away with this amazing craft.
Cactus Pinata Banner
Give your home a taste of Cinco De Mayo with some fun DIY decorations. Turn your house into a party this year with this fun Cactus Pinata Banner. Hang this on any wall for a Mexican Fiesta.
Keep your children occupied can be tough. Give them some fun and time with these adorable clay vessels. Create the shape you want and add whatever decor you want, from beads to glitter and more. Then let them air dry and voila, the perfect craft.
Big Cardboard Birds
Let’s face it, it can be so hard coming up with ways to entertain our children during summer break. Look no further because this craft will keep them busy for at least a day. Decorate the backyard with these adorable cardboard cutout birds.
Momma loves Rhinestones! For some Mother’s Day is about the spooky element. For others, it is about the decorations. Put together a fun Halloween-esque craft night with this rhinestone decorated collage clay skull. Create these unique handcrafted skills to keep for years to come.
33 Funny Happy Mother’s Day DIY Crafting Ideas
Hilarious Mother’s Day crafting ideas that are really versatile, and most of them with things you can make with things you have lying around the house. From silly gag Mother’s Day ideas to funny Mother’s Day cards, you’ll love making these as an adult or with your kids.
Painted Kitchen Towels
Create hilarious towels that mom won’t ever forget. Grab some hand towels, paint, and sponges. Create your stencil and be as creative as you want. This Mother’s Day will be epic.
Dancing Family Cut-Outs
Paper Dolls used to be every girl’s dream. Now you can relive the glory days with these adorable, DIY dancing family paper dolls. The best part is they will have our family’s face on them. So cute and funny!
Show your wife just how much she means to you this Mother’s Day. With this silly DIY craft you can put together art that shows your love. Grab some paint and some spoons and get to work!
Crochet Baby Beard
Crochet baby beards are a hilarously cute trend everyone should try. This DIY craft article comes with patterns to really get creative. Your children will look adorable this Mother’s Day with these crochet beards as they surprise their mom.
Blue Jean Planters
Sorta, kinda a gag gift. But also practical? There is a better way to repurpose your used jeans. Turn them into planters and decorate your house with adorable plant-filled pants.
Are you tired of the same old same old when it comes to gingerbread house decorating? Are you wanting a fun new way to craft a gingerbread house to put on display? Look no further this DIY craft is the one.
Spilled Coffee Prank
Do you want to make mom laugh this Mothers Day? This funny DIY spilled coffee prank will make this year memorable. It looks so real. She will think her laptop was ruined. First, you shock her then she will laugh at this hilarious joke.
Are you tired of hearing your kids tattle on each other? Is it a never-ending occurrence? Help them create this amazing DIY tattle monster and once it is made they can put all their worries in the box for the monster to hear.
Babydoll Coat Rack
Take your old dolls and create some fun and creative crafts for your home. Create this baby doll coat rack with the doll’s arms and legs. This is a fun use of your dolls and will get a lot of laughs.
Google Eye Headband
There is a lot of fun and creative ways to put all of your old art supplies to use. Grab some leftover headbands and all the googly eyes you can scrounge up for these adorable headbands.
Funny Face Cut Out
Gather up all of your old magazines and start cutting. Find as many facial parts as you can and then get to work. You can create adorable face paper plate masks for hours of play with your children this Mother’s Day.
Being a mom can get really stressful. Show her how much you appreciate her this Mother’s Day by giving her a gift from the heart. Create this adorable DIY Chill pill gift. She will definitely enjoy this jar full of her favorite treats.
Help your kids show how much they appreciate your wife. Give the gift a relaxing spa day complete with an adorable door sign as if she was at a fancy hotel. Grab the glitter and the paint and decorate these signs this Mother’s Day.
Tissue Box Dinosaur Feet
Help occupy your children’s face-paced minds with fun crafts this summer. They will get loads of play out of this craft. Create tissue box dinosaur feet so your kids can play make-believe dinosaurs all day.
Silly Moustache Straw
Get crafty while you are at home this year. Your kids will enjoy all of their drinks with these goofy mustache straws. All you need is construction paper and scissors for loads of laughs at each meal.
Monster Apple Face
Monster apple faces are fun for any party. Lay out the apples, peanut butter, cream cheese, candies, and veggies to get as creative as you can. Everyone will have a blast trying to get as creative as they can. This is a super hit!
Silly Printable Faces
Print out these silly faces for hours and hours of entertaining fun. Once you print them out you can attach them to sticks and voila. Your kids will be able to try on many different silly faces.
Doing crafts at home is a way to spend quality time as a family. Create this fun DIY project for hours of laughter. Chin puppets allow you to be creative with googly eyes and yarn. The best part, they attach to your chin.
Monster footprint art is a way to commemorate a time when your children had little feet. They grow so much, so have fun with it. Grab washable paint and construction paper and let them have fun.
Kids love to eat and they love to play with their food! Now they can do both with this green edible play-dough. They can build any creation and then eat it afterward for a yummy surprise.
Picasso Inspired Ornaments
Have a blast making lasting memories this Christmas when you put your artsy side forward. Buy some baking dough and roll it out and shape it with a Picasso-inspired face, and then bake it to perfection.
Funny Photo Bookmarks
Bookmarks are a great way to teach your kids how to take care of their books. This fun DIY project takes your children’s photos and turns them into fun keepsake crafts. Add some yarn tassels for an even more adorable look.
Silly Face Stamps
Silly face stamps are a great way to get creative and have fun. Take each of these stamps and fun shapes and create funny faces. Take turns designing different faces, see who comes up with the funniest.
Silly Face Book
Help your kids create a silly face book. Not only will they get to be creative, but this DIY project is educational too. They will learn about all five senses while have a blast at the same time.
Face Magnets are a great and entertaining time. Grab any object in the house that magnets will stick to and get to decorating. You can make as many different faces and start all over again.
Mr Playdough Face
DIY crafting has never been more fun. You can use anything laying around to get as creative as you choose. Grab playdough markers and pieces you can stick in the dough to make funny faces, silly faces, happy faces, and more.
Silly Picture Puzzle Blocks
Grab some family photos that you have extras of. Cut them in sections and mod podge them into blocks. You will have an amazing and adorable block set that is interchangeable with different people’s body sections.
Paint with Mud
Have you ever ran out of finger paints for the kids and wondered what to do? Well, look no further because you can actually use mud. Follow these directions and with some added coloring, you can create some mud paint masterpieces.
Tennis Ball Helper
Tennis ball helpers are a great way to get organized. Follow this how-to guide to help create an adorable mail or key holder. This will be a great conversation starter for all guests who visit.
Plants In Pants
Plants in pants are just plain adorable and fun. Now there is a way to repurpose all of your old junk by filling old jeans with soil and a plant and watching it grow big and tall. Mom will fall over laughing!
Sand-Filled Time Out
Create this amazing DIY craft to help make timeouts easier. This sand-filled stool will allow your children to know just how long their timeout it. This will reduce the fight and make timeout a real chance to calm down.
Get creative and entertain your kids along the way. Take your old heels and attach t-rex to the heel itself. Now when you walk, you will be walking with the dinosaurs Your kids will think your silly and try and wear your heels.
Eye Toss Game
We have created the ultimate Halloween game this year. Grab some tin cans and print off these adorable designs and turn them into containers for eyeball toss. Next, grab some pink pong balls and make them look like eyes. The kids will love it.
97 DIY Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids That Are Fun
97+ fun and easy kids DIY crafts that can be made in minutes. Most projects you just need materials from around the house, so ALL kids can have fun making these cute homemade gifts for mom on Mother’s Day. It’s time for your kids of any age (toddler, school age, teens) to start having some crafting fun!
This craft for kids makes a great present for Mother’s Day. Using her favorite candy bar, kids can make a homemade card and present in one! From iheartcraftythings, the kids will need basic supplies and be ready to have fun!
Coupon Book For Mom
Give back to mom this Mother’s Day with a coupon book from divaodiy. Make the vouchers and the gift box they come in. Most of the crafting is cutting and pasting. Fun for toddlers & school age kids.
This homemade Mother’s Day card is shaped like a butterfly. Its wings open to reveal a punny message of love. It’s no more complicated than making a plain greeting card. Great for a son or daughter to give mom.
Mason Jar Picture Frame Vase
Make mom a useful gift this Mother’s Day. This customized mason jar will be great to hold her bouquet of flowers. This craft activity is more advanced and will require objects that aren’t likely to be lying around the house.
Handprint Flower Pot
A quick and simple craft for Mother’s Day from gigglesgalore. This handprint flower pot is a great gift “box” for a new houseplant. Easy to make with toddlers and younger children.
Clay Handprint Jewelry Dish
Inspire a future artisan with this pottery craft. A great activity is making mom a jewelry holder out of your child’s hand print. Using air-dry clay means no baking mess or worries about oven safety.
Egg Carton Flowers
These flowers are a great way for your kid to give mom their own bouquet. Handmade out of an egg carton, this recycled present is easy to make for school age kids.
Cardboard Lacing Hearts
Work on their fine motor skills while doing crafts for Mother’s Day. These laceable cardboard hearts from ourkidthings will train your toddler’s hand-eye coordination. Mom will love the sweet tokens.
Rock Garden Markers
For a mom with a green thumb, kids will enjoy painting these garden markers. A fun activity and a chance to get creative. First go on an adventure to find the perfect-sized pebbles. Then paint them with the names of all the things mom grows!
Rainbow Butterfly Footprint
Having infants doesn’t mean you can’t customize mom’s gift this Mother’s Day. You can make beautiful art with baby’s name and his or her footprint. Just ink and stamp their toes. Then, bathtime!
These footprint flowers are a more technical craft for older children. They can make handprints and footprints which are then cut out and shaped like a bouquet. Together it makes a beautiful 3D Mother’s Day card. Thanks to alittlepinchofperfect for the idea.
Pipe Cleaner Flowers
Craft closet choc-full of pipe cleaners? Make mom a garden that never wilts! Pipe cleaner flowers are an easy Mother’s Day craft. They can even be glue-free if you want to keep things clean. Just twist and “plant!”
Sharpie Art Coasters
A craft for school-aged kids, as long as they don’t take the sharpies to the walls. This Mother’s Day craft makes a great gift: custom coasters. You’ll have to plan in advance to buy the tiles and maybe some new, fun Sharpie colors.
This Mother’s Day card is easy if you have a laminator. The card doubles as a suncatcher, reflecting all the colors when she hangs it in the window.
Heart Thumbprint Platter
All the kids can work together to make this lasting present. Each sibling’s thumb prints can be added to a plain serving tray. You’ll need dishwasher-safe paint. Bake the tray to set the color.
This Mother’s Day craft is good for older kids with great scissor skills. Cut out different flower shapes and layer them up to make a 3D felt bouquet. Simply glue the pieces together.
Paper Tissue Hyacinth Pots
Hellowonderful has these paper tissue hyacinth pots that are like a beginner’s origami. Lots of folding and gluing is involved to make these unique fake flowers. They make use of old paper towel or toilet paper rolls.
Handprint Jewelry Bowl
If you can’t find air-dry clay, you can still make a handprint bowl. Mixing different colors of polymer clay and cutting them into your child’s hand shape, then baking them for 20 minutes does the job.This method gives you more freedom with color.
Coffee Filter Flowers
Kids of any age can paint coffee filters that you can then cut and arrange into a flower shape for a colorful bouquet. Just make sure you leave filters for her Mother’s Day breakfast-in-bed coffee.
Little boys will have fun painting a rocket ship card for Mother’s Day. Show mom she’s out of this world with a fun spacecraft. Use sparkly star stickers or he can draw his own!
Thumbprint Butterfly Flower Pots
These butterfly flower pots are a great Mother’s Day activity for young kids. Using a sharpie, draw the body of a butterfly and then help your child give it thumbprint wings. A great idea from madetobeamomma.
Pasta Mosaic Art
Engage your child’s sensory skills with classic macaroni art. Pick any pasta shape and dye it in advance. Then let your child push the shapes into clay for a beautiful mosaic.
Canvas Of Love
Skip the premade canvas art and make it personal with this Mother’s Day craft. Use baby’s footprint or your toddler’s handprint to make letters, then paint the words “love,” “family,” their name – anything!
A washable version of custom coasters. Pick up the tiles in advance. Then you just need to take your child’s handprint. Protective glaze helps the paint last once it’s dry.
Bouquet Of Hearts Card
Make mom a greeting card this Mother’s Day. This homemade card features a bouquet of hearts. You just need construction paper, markers, scissors, and glue!
Mother Child Hug Craft
Make sure to give mom a HUGE hug this Mother’s Day. Help your little ones make a very stylish hugging gift. It’s a simple and fun project!
Tin Can Windsocks
This is a perfect craft to do now that the weather is getting warmer. Your kids will love being outside AND they’ll love making these colorful windsocks. Wind is not guaranteed, but fun is!
Hand-Stamped Floral Vases
Mama needs these hand stamped floral vases in her life. Chicagoparent has a great tutorial that only has 5 materials to make these awesome flower holders. Easy to do with the kids and mom will love it.
This craft idea is great as wall decor. Whether you have a young one or a baby, it’s a cute way to celebrate mom and cherish the memories while they’re still little. Get started now.
Paper Plate Craft
Using the pom pom painting technique, this one is fun AND simple. The kids are really going to get a kick out of it. It’s a colorful and warm gift for mom.
Painted Rock Photo Holder
Now that’s cute. Keep this one on a shelf or your office desk. You’ll always be reminded of them when they were little, even after they leave the nest.
Pom Pom Flower Magnet
Bring some Spring cheer into the home with this pom pom flower magnet. Easy to create and beautifully colored. Mom will love sticking them on the fridge.
Black Glue Hearts
It looks like a beautifully stained glass window. Mom is going to get a kick out of this. Awesome instructions and a free printable to complete!
Felt Flower Clips
Help mom stay organized this year with some adorable felt flower flips. The kids can customize these to their heart’s content. It’s a fun kids activity that they’ll love to do.
A handmade set of coasters that are great for any holiday. Mom will appreciate them on Mother’s Day and put them out for guests across the year.
Tell mom her fortune! Kids love playing with fortune tellers, it’s a great activity. You can add a lot of personalization to yours.
Cupcake Liner Flowers
Cupcake liners and pom poms. What more could we ask for? These beautiful flowers will turn into an awesome Mother’s Day card. Just don’t forget to make some cupcakes while you’re at it!
Flower Thumbprint Planter
This planter is a handmade treasure for mom. Your kids tiny hands are going to grow quick and this is a great way to incorporate those memories into a piece of art.
Handprint Shrinky Dink Keychains
These keychains are darling. You may want to make more than one because I have a hunch mom would probably want to have 5 on her keyring.
Handprint Cactus Card
Simpleeverydaymom’s tutorial for designing a handprint cactus card is fun. This is a sweet memento for mom or grandma on Mother’s Day. The kids are going to have a blast.
Turn those darling little hands into a flowering tree that will last a lifetime. Simple instructions, there are so many personalizations you can add!
I Love Mom Wooden Frame
What a gorgeous sign. The best part? It only takes a few materials to make this. You’ll light up the life of your mom, grandma, aunt or loved one this Mother’s Day.
Thumbprint Butterfly Mug
The perfect keepsake for your little bug to create. Mom will love drinking her tea and coffee from this thumbprint butterfly mug. Have fun making this with the kids.
Homemade Mom Award
Sometimes mom just deserves an award. She’s kept the family moving all year long, let her kick her feet up and celebrate this momentous award!
Paper Roll Spring Flowers
The paper roll spring flowers activity is hugely popular. This super cute display will be great for Spring and Mother’s Day. Keep it on the shelf or office desk!
Turn arts and crafts time into a piece of art. Literally. With just some cardboard and paint, you can have a painting that even Picasso would be jealous of.
No Sew Felt Flowers
Flowers that will never die or wilt. Talk about value! These no sew felt flowers are simple to design and create. Your kids will enjoy making them.
More wall art that both girls and boys will be fighting over to make. The kids can customize their art with different colors and styles. Perfect for mom.
Scrapbook Paper Heart Wreath
You can turn a few simple materials into a beautiful scrapbook wreath this Mother’s Day. Take that cute paper and turn it into something magical with the kiddos.
Pipe Cleaner Crown
A fun pipe cleaner crown from designimprovised. Go ahead and make it official. Crown mom this Mother’s Day. Not only does she deserve it, she will love it!
Craft Stick Flower Pot
A seriously no mess craft that still has all the colorful pop you want in a gift. Mom is going to love keeping this flower pot in the kitchen, watching it grow over time with you!
Washi Tape Wooden Bracelet
These are made of popsicle sticks, can you believe it? The best part? Matching kid and mom bracelets so that Mother’s Day can be a partner event!
Paper Roses Heart
Hearts and roses tell mom one thing: I love you. Go ahead and let the older kids have a crack at this activity. The tutorial is a great explainer on how to make it!
Tulip In A Heart Card
Aww, a Mother’s Day card that is simple and sweet. Let your kids show mom that she’s the flower in the hearts this year. Easypeasyandfun’s tulip card is cute and colorful.
For moms who love to read, it’s time to give her some new bookmarks! Nothing says trendy like watercolors. They’re fun and colorful to design and make.
Turtle Themed Card
With just a few materials you can make this “turtley cute” card for mom. Super easy for the little ones to make and mom will be so impressed!
Flower Tote Bag
Mom will tote-ly love this bag! She’ll take it to the farmer’s market, the grocery store, around town — just about anywhere! A cute and simple gift that she will cherish forever.
Noodle Picture Frame
An incredibly gilded noodle frame that will turn any picture into a work of art. If mom is in to all that glitters is gold, this is the gift for her.
No more fingerprints on the walls, just on the art! Who could resist a gift like this? Your boys and girls are going to be so proud of themselves after making this.
Handprint Flower Bouquet
Dads aren’t the only ones giving flowers. Kids are in on the action now. Help them design and create their own bouquet with this tutorial from nontoygifts.
Mason Jar Votives
If you’re ready to show mom how she lights up your life, look no further. Another amazing tutorial from iheartartsncrafts, these mason jar votives would be a great gift for mom this year.
Flower Face Card
This gift really does take personal to a whole new level. Let your kids design AND star in the Mother’s Day Flower Face Card for mommy.
Tin Can Butterfly Planters
I love googly eyes. I think they make everything look so fun. Plus the kids get to completely cover their hands in paint, so they’re going to love this one.
Flower Button Art
Turn those buttons into a card for mom or grandma. With unlimited design possibilities, this one will have the kids learning and having fun during the activity.
Hand Print Tray
Wouldn’t this hand print tray be so cute in the family room or as a serving tray? This is the type of gift mom would keep for a lifetime.
Take some popsicles and a few materials and let the kids come up with these unique picture frames. Add a picture of them and mom for ultimate gifting!
Clay Fingerprint Ornaments
Ornaments get passed down generations. This cute clay fingerprint ornament will live on for generations. And what kid doesn’t love playing with clay?
Printable Mother’s Day Project
Turn a few printables into an awesome Mother’s Day project for your little. Not only will you get them designing, but they’ll need to find the answers to the questionnaire!
Glitter Decoupage Tray
It’s time to transform dollar store items into a fancy glitter tray. Every mom needs more storage for makeup and jewelry. And every kid LOVES playing with glitter. It’s a match made in gifting!
Hand Painted Bouquet Wrap
Take some flowers from the garden, and wrap them in this hand printed bouquet DIY. This will be a fun indoor and outdoor project for the kids.
A heart garland with some pom poms sounds like a fun crafting project. Get your kids creativity a brewing with this rainbow wreath tutorial from hellowonderful.
A canvas that any mom will be proud to hang on the wall. This canvas is SUPER colorful and follows a fun template. Those little hands are going to love painting this.
Magical Unicorn Card
Your mom is a unicorn. Why not give her a magical unicorn card for Mother’s Day? The perfect handmade gift for young children.
Finger Crochet Potholders
DIY potholders that mom can use any time of year. These are cool, fun and trendy. The design aesthetic is very nice and the tutorial makes it easy.
Galaxy Handprint Art
Show your mom she’s out of this world with a galaxy handprint art. Mom will love the design and thoughtfulness. The kids will love the spray paint. Everybody wins!
Recycled Egg Carton Vase
I bet you never thought you’d see an egg carton recycled and turned into a flower vase. Welp, we all grow up at some point. Let your kids stay kids and design this crafty vase.
Butterfly Handprint Card
Another cutesy handprint card for mom on her big day. Turn your little’s hands into colorful butterflies that will tell mom how much she is loved.
Celebrate mom this year with a bit of a cheeky wood plaque. It’s chic and cool looking, and these can be made quickly! So if the kids need a last minute gift idea for Mother’s Day, go with this one.
You might live in Alaska, but you can still bring the beach to mom. These darling shell frames are easy to design and great for kid’s art or photos.
Let mom know just how special she is with this Mother’s Day poem. It’s a free printable that the kids are going to love. A sweet message for the best mom.
Multicolor Tassel Earrings
Talk about statement earrings. These multicolor tassel earrings from thestripe are stunning. Let your kids give mom some extra pizzazz this Mother’s Day. Yow!
With all the cooking and baking mom does for the family. this flower apron is a cute gift to say I love you. Made from a few materials and some tiny hands, this is a great gift idea for mom or grandma.
Turn disposable bowls into colorful and unique trinket dishes. These simple DIY are fun and festive. Mom can use them throughout the year.
Cupcake Handprint Card
Let your toddlers and little ones design a precious Mother’s Day card for mom. This easy cupcake handprint sure is sweet. Tip: use washable paint to avoid the mess!
My Mom Rocks
Well… if your mom rocks, then tell the world! This unique Mother’s Day gift sure is going to impress the entire crowd. Just make sure you don’t use too big of rocks!
Home Is Where Mom Is
Craftymorning’s popsicle stick “Home Is Where Mom Is” is cute and easy. Perfect for the younger kids, this project has a lot of color and personalization that they can do.
Framed Pressed Flowers
The pressed flower trend is fun. Plus they look super cool. The main ingredient? Flowers from outside! How easy. Have fun with this one. Thanks to lilyardor.
Sequins Flower Bouquet
A flower bouquet with everything. Sequins, buttons, rocks. Talk about a DIY gift. This is the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea for mom, grandma or auntie!
Handprint Art On Cork Board
A corkboard that would be great for pinning notes, ingredients, cards and so much more. Style it with handprints from the kiddos and hang it on the wall.
Handprint Paper Craft
Turn these valentine’s crafts into a wonderful Mother’s Day card. Because what day is better to tell your mother that you love her! Let your kids choose the colors and follow the great instructions.
Paint Drip Flower Pots
Craftymorning’s Paint Drip Flower Pots are so unique and colorful. These are the types of gifts that kids LOVE making. An pot and some acrylic paint. So easy!
Love Bug Card
Get the free love bug card template and start designing. There’s nothing more special than some tiny hands and face on a card. Mom will adore this gift.
You Are My Sunshine Card
Super simple DIY card for mom. Just some basic materials and a whole lotta creativity. Let the kids creativity run wild on this one, it will show through!
Bring a smile to mom’s face with some fresh flower art. Get the free printable and let the kids follow the instructions. It’s easy to make and a blast to design!
Thumbprint Heart Magnet
What mom doesn’t need more refrigerator magnets? Especially with fingerprints of their kiddos. The answer is exactly 0. This gift is great for Mother’s Day and other holidays. Get crafting!
Craft Stick Mother’s Day Sign
Tell mom exactly what you love about her. The Craft Stick Mother’s Day Sign from craftprojectideas may make her cry it’s so sweet. Kids will have fun making it too.
Ombré Tassel Necklace
Mom doesn’t need to be tassel obsessed to love this necklace. Step the kids DIY game up with these tassel necklaces. Colorful and fun, mom will be impressed and stylin’! Thanks to homemadebanana.
97 Last Minute Mother’s Day Ideas That Are Easy To Make
Mother’s Day is just a touch away and you may be freaking out. Don’t panic. You can still make your mom or wife a fantastic DIY gift. Homemade gift ideas that can be made in minutes! Fast & easy last minute Mother’s Day crafts. Who wants to go to the mall anyways?
Home Spa Basket
Whether the kids are little tots or just big babies, it can be hard for mom to find a minute to herself. Naturally, she deserves a spa day complete with decadent chocolates. Just don’t ask her to share!
Fun Folding Cards
The good times fly by, so don’t let mom forget! Surprise her with a fun folding card that’s packed with good memories. All you need is scissors, cardstock, and…maybe some tissues.
Personalized Mom Necklace
If you’re looking for a mother’s day activity that will keep the kids busy, try a personalized mom necklace. It’s thoughtful and cute, but make sure to pick up all your supplies beforehand.
Celery Stick Painting
Guess what? You probably already have all the supplies to make a celery stick painting! This site shows you how to make a pretty rose print to symbolize mom’s beauty.
For the nature lovers in the family, there’s nothing cuter than making your own stone pendants! All you need is felt, wire, scissors, and paint. Then get ready to search for the perfect stone!
Photo Flip Book
If you find yourself empty handed the day before Mother’s Day, you’re in luck! A photo flip book is easy and quick. All you need is construction paper, scissors, adhesive…and maybe some spunk.
Printable Mother’s Day Coupons
We’ve all been guilty of gifting ‘coupons,’ but this books puts the rest to shame. Download and print these cute, high-quality coupons that will have Mom begging to cash in.
Beautiful Gift Wrapping
Ever thought, ‘That’s a beautiful gift. Too bad it’s going in a cardboard box!’ If you’re shipping mom’s gift, give it the presentation she deserves. These adorable box panels are easy to download. Instant party!
Little ones love picking flowers, so why not create some forever flowers with them? Have them help by fraying the yarn with a fork. It’s a sweet activity for the whole fam.
Floral Tea Bags
So simple, yet…so good. Why didn’t we think of this before? Surprise the tea drinker in your life with a little beauty! Pick some fresh flowers, and tie one to the end of each tea bag!
Newspaper Rolls Frame
If you’ve got the time and patience, these ‘Newspaper Picture Frames’ are just too charming. You can make them with scraps from around the house. Coil up the newspaper for a sweet rose accent.
Mason Jar Doilies
Did you say southern charm? Tea lights always delight! (Since we’re working with glass, this craft is better for the older kids.) Wrap up your jar with a cloth doily, insert a tea light, and voila!
Message In A Bottle Necklace
Beware, this could make your heart explode– a teeny, tiny message in a bottle. It reads: ‘Dear Mom…’ Okay, so maybe that’s all you can fit, but it is cute with a capital C.
Pounded Flower Tote
Try making a ‘pounded flower’ tote for Mother’s Day. You’ll need to buy specific materials, but it’s worth it! Arrange the flowers and hammer away. The natural dyes will create a stunning design.
Breakfast In A Box
Mama deserves a care box every once in a while, and that time is now! Show her you listen by stuffing a box with her favorite non-perishable breakfast items. It’s the little things.
This is the perfect gift for the mom or grandma of little ones! If your tot likes to make a mess, this one’s for you! Hand goes in the paint, and then on the apron.
If mom’s got a garden, this one’s a no-brainer! For a cuteness overload, make some ‘Garden Markers’ by painting wooden spoons. Label with a marker– it’ll take no thyme at all.
Finger Painting Flowers
Bring back the days of old and gift Mom a finger painting! These free templates will keep the kids busy and on task. You might even be able to get their hands clean before Mom gets home!
3D Flower Cards
Adding physical elements to your Mother’s Day card takes it to another level. Bright, happy flowers? Check. Sweet message? Check. Who said you ever had to spend money to make mama happy?
Chalkboard Herb Pots
How cute is too cute? Find out with personalized chalkboard herb pots. While Mom is harvesting the cilantro, she’ll be thinking of you. Maybe she’ll even make some tacos…
Children’s Art Into Tea Towels
If you’re wondering how you’re going to get your tot to sit still long enough to craft, don’t be discouraged! Let them doodle, then it’s your turn! Transform their masterpiece into a sentimental tea towel.
Rice Krispie Treat Cups
Kids want to be like their moms, and that means…coffee! For a cute compromise, spend an afternoon making ‘Rice Krispie Coffees.’ It might not be espresso, but beware the sugar rush.
Room Service Door Tag
Hostess with the Mostess offers stylish ‘Room Service’ signs and other paper products free for download. The professional grade door tag will have mom feeling legit! Champagne, perhaps?
Rose Petal Bath Bombs
If your kids are ready for a little science project, it’s time to make some rose petal bath bombs! Mom will feel like the luckiest girl in the world! Now she just needs to find the time…
Toothbrush Spray Art
Just because it’s last minute doesn’t mean it has to be boring! This DIY ‘spray art’ card is perfect for the kiddos who love to get down and dirty. Now you’ve got an artist in the family.
Nail File Carrying Case
For this craft, you’ll need a sewing machine. Choose a pretty fabric, and before you know it, Mom has a cute place to store all her emery boards.
Homemade Coffee Syrup
We’re not saying that this gift will make you Mom’s favorite, but it might. Use this simple guide to craft luxurious coffee syrups like Cinnamon Dolce and Pumpkin Spice. She’ll thank you– every single morning.
Printable Mini Cards
Cards are fun and all, but have you ever gotten a mini card?! Everything is cuter when it’s small, and it’s even better when it’s free. Download a free smile right to Mom’s face.
Moms give a lot of love, but sometimes they need lovin’ too! Let Mom know you’re there for her with a handmade inspirational sign. Choose a zippy quote and then start decorating.
5 Minute Pillow Cover
This crafting session will get Mom pumped, because hello…more throw pillows! It’s surprisingly easy to make your own pillow covers. Pick a fabric! But Mom might not believe you made them yourself.
Jar of Love
If you’re low on crafting supplies, that’s ok! For this ‘Jar of Love,’ all you need is a jar. And lots of memories! Sit down and start writing! I love my mom because…
Peas In A Pod Necklace
For the mama with the brood of babes, this ‘Peas in a Pod’ necklace really hits the spot. Add a smiling baby pea for each tot she’s got. Bonus: it can be from all the kids!
Map of My Heart
The classics never get old. Sure, Mom’s got Alexa, Google, and Amazon. But does she have a map of your heart? Younger kids will enjoy free painting and Mom will have more decor for the fridge.
With new moms, it’s the thought that counts! If her babe is too young to craft, help out with a Handprint Cupcake Card! Mom will cherish those little grabbers forever.
Tissue Paper Flowers
Not only do these tissue paper flowers last forever, but they’re the perfect size for tiny hands to hold! The tissue paper is perfect for scrunching and tearing, so embrace the mess.
Giant Mother’s Day Card
If you went the ‘mini’ route last Mother’s Day, go BIG this time around. A giant Mother’s Day card will be hard to miss, especially if you add a large printed family pic. Smile!
Mother’s Day Questionnaire
For some belly laughs, print out this free questionnaire. With fill-in-the-blanks like ‘My mom always forgets ____,’ your kids have the chance to say the darndest things. Just make sure they don’t give away too many secrets.
3D Pop Up Daffodil Card
These Pop-up Daffodil cards are sure to be the star of the office. Kim in Marketing has a cat, but can it do this!? Using this guide, you can create your own paper garden!
Mommy Survival Kit
Classy Clutter saves the day again with a quick Mommy Survival Kit. Equipped with all the essentials, this goody bag idea even has printable labels available for a luxurious touch.
For the chef mama, gift her a cute potted herb with a personalized message like ‘You’re a big DILL.’ Aww. The tags are available to print so you don’t even have to be punny!
Bookmark for Mom
A mom will never get tired of her baby’s face, and that’s why you should put it on everything, right? A photobooth strip is the perfect size to create a custom bookmark so Mom never loses her place.
Easy Paper Butterfly
If your kids are fascinated with origami, but their skill level isn’t there yet, try making paper butterflies! The origami paper is easy to fold, while the vibrant colors will brighten any day.
Free Printable Kids-Made Book
It’s important to teach kids the importance of reading, so what better opportunity than Mother’s Day! The kids will love writing their own story to show how much they love their mom!
I Love You This Much Card
How much cuteness is too much cuteness? This much! Trace your child’s hands on cardstock and connect them for the most adorable declaration of love, perhaps ever.
Lime Mint Sugar Scrub
Is this a mojito or an exfoliating scrub? Mom will be ecstatic when she finally gets a little ‘me time.’ And with all natural ingredients, Mom can relax guilt-free.
Printable Colorful Cards
This site offers 8 printable Mother’s Day cards that the kids can color and customize! And with adorable designs with sunflowers and tea parties, they’ll want to do more than just one.
Let Mom wear her heart on her sleeve with a temporary tattoo made just for her! This blog shows how you can turn a child’s drawing into wearable art– all you need is a bit of Photoshop.
Mother’s Day Poem Card
If you’re looking for a quick gift, this touching card only requires that you add your child’s handprint. Complete with a sweet poem, this card is sure to make her feel all the feelings.
Pop Up Dress Card
Pop-up cards make great last minute gift ideas since you already have the materials at home. Follow the instructions on how to make an origami dress, and then hang it up to dry!
Paper Flower Bowl
This paper flower bowl might become Mom’s new favorite! For an easy Mother’s Day craft, get busy cutting and pasting. Who knew Mod Podge could fix everything?
Not only does Mom get a keepsake, but the little ones get to work on motor skills! Trace a heart on cardstock and perforate with a needle. Let the kids thread the yarn for a special personalized card.
Floral Tissue Paper Card
For the kids that need a little more supervision, have them fill out this free worksheet. Use the worksheet to fill out the card and decorate the front with tissue paper flowers. You can almost smell the roses!
Fingerprint Keepsake for Toddlers
Toddlers will love getting their hands dirty for this one, while Mom will appreciate how easy it is to clean up. Follow instructions for a perfect fingerprinted heart. And on a mini easel, who can resist?
Painted Mason Jars
If you’re going to get Mom flowers last minute, it’s a good idea to have a painted jar ready. It’s easy, fast, and accessible. With this project, imperfections look effortlessly chic. You might even breed a little artist!
Embroidery Cake Pops
Who are we kidding? These cake pop recipes are so good they’ll never make it to the design stage! If you can keep Mom out of the kitchen, try this technique for painting delicate flowers on them.
Soft Coffee Filter Flowers
Mom won’t believe these dreamy flowers are actually coffee filters! Grab some acrylic pants and coffee filters for a quick craft on the go. Perfect for starting during the kids morning routine. They’ll be dry by lunch!
It’s hard to resist a good pun, especially when the pun is the whole package! For a sweet Mother’s Day craft, make a button bouquet. It even comes with a heartwarming tag that’s free to print.
It’s Mother’s Day and you haven’t gotten a card yet, but no worries! All you need is this pretty printable card. With the dainty watercolor effect, she’ll never know you didn’t go to Hallmark.
For the families with many moms, knock it out of the park with one easy activity. Have the kids decorate one jar for each mom (or grandma). Let them customize straws with family pictures.
Coconut Hanging Planter
You’ll need a hand drill for this one, and it’s worth it. Create a gorgeous hanging planter out of a coconut! Mom never knew you were so…fashion forward? Eco-friendly? Creative? Yes.
This origami guide is the holy grail of free gifts. So you mean to tell me not only can I make paper flowers, but I can make mom an envelope wallet? A mini tissue holder? Nice.
Coffee Cup Candles
Making your own candles is simpler than you think! Pick up some wicks and wax flakes to get the party started. Then, reuse an old coffee cup or tea tin for a cool upcycled candle.
Old Newspaper Flower Pot
If you can Mod Podge, you can Mod Podge anything! This site shows you how to transform a basic planter into a fashion statement. To go one step further, fill it with Mom’s favorite greenery.
No Sew Makeup Bag
For an accessible no-sew project, try making a makeup bag! Pick a funky pattern to catch Mom’s eye. For the zipper, all you need is glue! This one’s great to keep the older kids motivated.
Lavender Chamomile Tea Soap
Making soap is sophisticated! But that doesn’t mean it has to be expensive. For just the price of some supermarket goods, you too could be churning out the fragrant goodies for Mother’s Day.
If you can afford some drying time, try this cute and original gift– a patterned notebook! With some Mod Podge and origami paper, you can make a $10 notebook look like it’s holding some serious family secrets.
Cup Of Tea Poem
If crafting isn’t your cup of tea, try this completely printable ‘homemade’ card. Have the kids fingerpaint the teacup and arrange it on the card with a teabag. You can even choose a matching poem!
Sequin Paper Plate Heart Suncatchers
Once the kids have graduated from fingerpainting, have them try this project with contact paper, sequins, and paper plates! They’re free to decorate their suncatchers they wish. Mom will love how the suncatchers dance!
Flower Bookmark Corner
The best gifts are the ones that pop up in little ways. On the corner of her book, for example! For a thoughtful gift that requires little more than paper, follow this guide for a charming bookmark.
Marble Dipped Mugs
If you’re feeling creative on a budget, try these marble dipped mugs. You can even use Mom’s nail polish to create the effect! Start with a set of white mugs for the most vibrant results.
Daisy Stitch Knit Dishcloth
If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to crochet, this one’s for you! This blog features instructions for a simple daisy stitch to make the softest washcloth. It’s almost too pretty to be used!
Grab the kids and run to Kinko’s! We need photocopies of everyone’s arms, stat! This uber cute project features photocopies of the kids fists so they can color in the flowers later.
It’s the moments that matter the most, so take the time to fill out a memory jar together! This kit comes with a printable card for Mom and some ideas to get you started.
Painted Terracotta Pots
Life hack: always have terracotta pots on hand for a last minute gift. Use rubber bands to create clean paint lines and voila! A sweet, personalized gift for Mom. The Spruce has gorgeous design ideas, too!
Wood Slice Family Prints
Collaborate with the whole fam for a wood slice family print. The wood print looks great hanging in the living area or above a fireplace. It’s got that cozy feel, just like Mom.
Love You Frame
This blog has colorful printables available for the kids to decorate. Using their handprints, help them create a heart. Paint a frame and pop it up!
This isn’t just any old coupon book, it’s a coupon bouquet! Arrange cupcake liners on popsicle sticks to create airy paper blooms. And even better, each one comes with one free hug.
A great presentation can save even the saddest of flowers! If Mom’s flowers seem a little droopy, this guide can show you how to make the most of your blooms. (Or find some wild flowers!)
Fingerprinting Flowering Pot
They don’t stay little forever, so enjoy it mamas! Make time stand still with finger painted flower pots, printed by their tiny fingers. Every plant that grows there will bring some tenderness.
Colorful Pipe Cleaner Bouquet
If Mom’s had enough of the finger painting and sticky messes, let her relax on her special day! Using pipe cleaners, let the kids get creative making these bendy bouquets. No mess, no stress.
Things I Love About My Mom
With this printable card, you can give them the crayons and let them go wild. What do they love about Mom? Well, if you give kids a chance to say something funny, they usually will…
Faux Floral Wreath
This hot DIY wreath is guaranteed to make an appearance at every family gathering. Help the kids make Mom a cute floral wreath once, and she’ll never let anyone forget. It’s almost impossible to live up to.
Easy Crepe Paper Flowers
Sometimes Mama might need something pretty, just because. These crepe paper flowers are delicate and beautiful, just like her. She’ll be sure to cherish these forever.
Shrinky Dinks Keyring
Give the kids a taste of 90s cool and turn their doodles into funky shrinky dinks keyrings. Mom will proudly explain the story behind the doodle every time, trust me.
Tea Bag Wrappers
You know the tea bags with bright, inspiring messages on them? Personalize them for Mom! Cover teabags with your handmade wrappers for a unique touch. The first sip will taste even better than usual.
Treat Yourself Card
Mom doesn’t have to choose between treating herself or spending time with the kids. Do both with the help of these themed printables! Whip up some sweet snacks and start pampering.
This coupon set was created with moms in mind. Since personal time is priceless, give her the gift she really wants! This printable coupon set offers ‘1 Uninterrupted Hour.’ Need I say more?
Popsicle Stick Photo Bracelet
This one is too cute not to share! And Mom will feel the same way. To make a wooden photo bracelet, all you need is a popsicle stick, Mod Podge, and your photos of choice.
Handmade Topiary Card
For a chic card you can make with dried flower petals, follow this simple guide for a handmade topiary card. Mom will be impressed at the sleek elegance of it all.
3D Heart Card
We can always rely on Red Ted Art for innovative and high quality crafts, but this 3D heart card really shines. The pop-up action brings it to life, and it’s easier than it looks!
This DIY is sure to blow Mom away! These aren’t crystals, they’re soaps. With food coloring and *several* steps, you can make soap bars so beautiful that they seem magical!
Floral Herb Perfume
Okay, so it’s not exactly perfume, but floral scented water is pretty cool. And with a little personalized touch around the spritzer, Mom will always know that she is loved.
Mason Jar Succulent Pots
Mason jars and succulents are a winning combo, but it gets better! Print these adorable planter tags that say ‘Thank you for helping us grow!’ Sand the painted jars down for a vintage look.
Easy Paper Tulip
One paper tulip is worth a hundred roses! Isn’t that a saying? While real flowers will wither and die, this origami tulip will stand strong. You can even surprise her with a whole bundle!
These homemade awards are pretty genius. For ‘Best Mom Ever,’ simply print the materials and arrange for a 3D ribbon medal. You can even make one for Grandma! Don’t forget to proudly pin it on her.
Easy Flower Pot Card
If you’re looking for an uncomplicated project, this Mother’s Day craft doesn’t waste any time. Using the free printables, assemble a flower pot with a string of flowers that says only the important stuff.
Easy Printable Card
These printable cards are so neat! The kids will need help with an X-acto knife or Cricut machine to achieve the high quality result, but the cute quips are sure to get her warm and fuzzy.
71 Mother’s Day Crafting Ideas for Your Friends
A best friend is the person who has you’re back 24/7. They’re there by choice, not by blood. And sometimes you need to give them something special to say I love you. And what’s more special than a gift you make with your hands and heart?
Pedicure in a Jar
This craft from suburbansimplicity is easy to make and non-perishable! You can fill pint-sized, wide-mouth mason jars with pedicure supplies such as: nail file, nail clippers, toe separators, push stick, polish, etc. Then say something sweet on a crafted gift tag.
Copper Vanity Bowls
To make copper vanity bowls, use white ceramic bowls, cover the outside of the bowl with a plastic bag, then tape around the edge with painter’s tape. Spray freely with metallic spray paint! You will have fun bowls for your candles, flowers, or jewelry.
Mother’s Day Treats
Make a sweet treat for mom by filling miniature jars with candies of your choice. For a chic look, layer candies in ombre shades. Attach an inspirational tag with a ribbon. This is a “sweet” way to let someone know you’re thinking of them!
Learn how to make friendship bracelets with hearts woven into the pattern to impress your girlfriends! You will need two shades of embroidery thread and some finger weaving skills for this unique craft!
Gold Succulent Vases
Make elegant looking vases for succulents by using dollar juice glasses and gold spray paint. These vases can dress up a windowsill or a make a festive table decoration! Thanks to welivedhappilyeverafter.
Some simple stitches and glue can turn flowery fabric scraps into a shabby-chic tulip arrangement. This winsome bouquet will be a sweet gift for mom!
Milk Honey Soap
These naturally based milk and honey soaps can be poured in 10 minutes! You will only need goat-milk soap base and natural honey to make the soap. Pour into a bee mold for added charm! Impress your mom with these professional-looking DIY creations!
These adorable bow totes can be made in an hour! The instructions take you through step by step with pictures for visual learners. These bags can make a great gift idea, and even novices can try out their sewing skills!
DIY pillows following these simple instructions from loganberryhandmade! Fill them with Mom’s favorite potpourri scent, and watch Mom smile as she opens a gift made by you!
Oatmeal Milk Bath
Mom can enjoy a relaxing bath with this DIY oatmeal bath jar. This simple DIY mix also contains moisturizing properties for soft-touch skin. Mom will thank you for your thoughtfulness!
Fabric Covered Books
Instead of using wrapping paper, use fabric to cover a book and perk up its look! Mom may be surprised at what book is hiding under this festive exterior!
Spring Chalkboard Pots
Make chalkboard pots for Mom with these simple HGTV instructions! When she starts her windowsill garden, she will be able to remember exactly which seeds are in each pot. This makes for a practical gift with a chic look!
Embroidered Straw Hat
With a few minutes of your time, you can transform a plain straw hat with some ribbon and simple embroidery skills. Adding some of your favorite words for summer will make a charming addition to an ordinary hat.
Make a frame Mom will be proud to hang on her wall by using fancy papers and mod podge. Add a family photo inside inside and Mom will have a special memory to look back on in a frame made by you!
Make a linen spray using items you probably already have in your house! This DIY project will give Mom the gift of fresh smelling sheets using aromatherapy!
Bow Tie Picture Frame
These precious burlap bow frames are sure to bring a smile to Mom’s face! They are made with a clip so she can easily change out which picture she wants to display!
Letter Coffee Cup
Add Mom’s initial to a mug using these crafty steps! This DIY explains the process step by step to give you a mug that looks like it was made by a pro!
Rope Throw Basket
Learn how to turn an ordinary plastic laundry basket into a fashionable rope basket for throw pillows! This no-sew design will add a nice touch to any decor.
Vanilla Bath Salts
Spoil Mom with the gift of these DIY vanilla bath salts. Using some simple ingredients found in almost every household, you can create a luxurious and relaxing bath!
If you enjoy sewing and are wanting a simple but chic craft to make for Mom, this is a great DIY. These placemats will make a festive addition to Mom’s table! Thanks to thirtyhandmadedays.
Address Wall Planter
These wall planters are a cute way to add a bit of flare to your house number! You can even fill it with Mom’s favorite flower for an extra-special surprise. Mom will love this crafty idea made by you!
Ironing Board Organizer
For the Mom that loves making a good craft, these ironing board organizers can be a festive helper! Follow these simple DIY steps to give Mom the gift of a handy organizer for scissors, pens, seam rippers and other crafty items.
Painted Dipped Spoons
Add some flare to simple wooden cooking utensils by adding an ombre touch to their handles! Mom will be thinking of you the next time she cooks up a dish with these colorful spoons!
Learn how to decorate a mug with Sharpie designs (and make sure it doesn’t rub off!) with these DIY steps. Mom will love to drink out of an original design mug made by you!
Easy Striped Vase
These striped vases are the perfect design for a spring look! Using terracotta pots, and a simple painting design, you can transform your collection of old pots into an artsy corner!
Watercolor Plant Markers
These plant markers are a fun way to dress up a plant with a personalized touch! You can use a letter stamp to mark a plant with Mom’s initial or write an inspirational word or a plant name.
This adorable shoe bin is a DIY for those who love using scrap wood for new projects! Make a cute and handy organizer to keep shoes from piling up in your entryway. It will be a conversation piece when friends enter the house!
Hot Pepper Oil
For the Mom who likes to spice things up, this can be the perfect gift! Infuse cooking oil with mini peppers in a showy bottle. It may just be Mom’s new special ingredient!
This can be a great idea to dress up Mom’s shopping experience with a perky clipboard made by you! Add some stencil designs and fancy pens to match for a unique gift!
Paint Dipped Milk Bottles
Add a bit of color to Mom’s decor with these subtle, paint-dipped milk bottles. It will be a chic design for a grouping of nosegays or single stem flowers.
This DIY tiered tray can be a great organizer for Mom’s bathroom or even for snacks and candies! This is a cute and simple craft to make!
Chalkboard Key Hooks
This DIY shows you how to make a rustic-chalkboard using distressed wood and galvanized hardware. Add some key hooks and you have a cute and practical design for Mom!
Turn a watering can into a cute personalized vase for Mom or Grandma. You can use a stencil to paint their name in their favorite color to make a sweet surprise!
Moms love to multi-task, so why not let Mom also “multi-relax” with a DIY bathtub tray? Light a candle, bring a book, or drink a glass of wine for some self-care time that is sure to leave Mom refreshed.
Drink Party Hats
Dress up a bottle of wine with these whimsical miniature hats! For Kentucky derby fans these decorations can add a little spark to the gift of a bottle of wine!
Follow this DIY for a naturally based and easy to make body scrub! Add a bit of color to give this scrub a mermaid flare!
Pasta Noodle Calla Lilies
These adorable calla lilies can add a sparkle to a table arrangement, or can be the perfect spring cake topper! Who knew pasta noodles could be so cute!
This serving tray can be made with a frame you already have at home and a placemat! This can be a sweet way to serve Mom breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day!
Bottle Vase Centerpiece
This wooden vase holder makes a rustically beautiful centerpiece for a Mother’s Day brunch! You can decorate the table and then gift it to Mom after. She will be so impressed with your crafty skills!
Fill a paper mache letter with flowers for a chic wall decoration. Hang them near the doorway and this can be a sweet way to welcome Mom with her name or initials when she comes over for Mother’s day!
Stamped Clay Bowl
Use stamps to decorate clay and DIY your own bowls… Don’t worry, you don’t need a kiln for this project! Mom can use one for a ring bowl, tea lights, paper clips, or to corral other small items.
Coloring Page Bracelets
These fun coloring page transfer bracelets are a fun project to use your artistic skills. They can add an artsy touch to a spring wardrobe.
Rose Lavender Bath Bomb
These rose and lavender bath bombs are beautiful and also good for the skin! This DIY will fizz in water and also release flower petals for a romantic, relaxing bath experience!
Legal Pad Cover
If you are looking for a way to add an artistic touch to an old notepad, this is a great DIY! You can use these covers to add privacy to a health journal, or a touch of fun to a shopping list pad.
For this DIY craft, you can use a 1/2 yard of fabric, wide ribbon, an pom pom trim to whip up a spunky looking apron in 30 minutes or less!
Make mom a miniature window garden with these sweet glass jar herb pots and labels! Mom will always have fresh herbs on hand with these!
These easy to make glittered clothespins sparkle with a bit of sass! You could use these to string up old photos of shared memories to decorate for a Mother’s Day!
Pallet shelves are a great way to reuse old wood and make a rustic book or magazine rack. This is cute and practical gift idea for Mom!
Gold Leaf Paper Vase
Make your decorations look gifty with these adorable paper sack vases! You can let Mom choose her favorite to take home from a Mother’s Day event as a party favor!
Geometric Thread Box
This is a great DIY for the mom who loves to sew! You can decorate a great storage box for her thread by painting in trendy geometric shapes!
These sweet coasters are anthro-inspired with their retro colors and geometric designs. A great way to protect Mom’s table and add a bit of color from you!
If you are looking for homemade gifts for friends, this could be a cute and funky DIY idea! Give plastic dinosaurs new life by spray painting them gold and adding them to key chains or glass jars. Your friends will go wild for these!
If you have old hanging pots that have seen better days, you can revitalize them with some spray paint and leather cords. This could be a fun way to perk up Mom’s porch!
Comforting Eye Mask
This comforting eye mask can help Mom rest her eyes. It is made with rice so it can be heated or refrigerated to help Mom unwind after a long day!
Pressed Flower Bookmark
These pressed flower bookmarks have a simple elegance to them! Place one at each spot of the table to be a sweet Mother’s Day gift for friends!
Wine Cork Vase
If you are someone who loves to save wine corks from special occasions, this DIY wine cork vase could be a thoughtful DIY gift for someone special.
Flower Bottle Vase
Find some funky paper prints and use them as a quick DIY to prepare for a party or to give Mother’s Day nosegays to Mom or your girlfriends!
Instead of burning candles, this DIY shows you how to make sage bundles that you can dry and burn like incense. They also make a pretty gift!
Stenciled Tea Towel
Most moms always have a tea towel (or two!) hanging in the kitchen. This DIY shows you how to stencil a design to make a towel that is unique and colorful!
Rustic Candle Holder
DIY a rustic candle holder by drilling holes into a board and placing candles in rows. This will make a beautiful centerpiece at the table!
Infused Olive Oils
Surprise your friend with these beautiful olive oil recipes. Prepare and have many options of flavors in no time. Make them chili oil, herb-infused and lemon oil!
Tissue Paper Flower Pot
You can get the kids involved in Mother’s Day gifts by setting them to work on this perky tissue paper flower pot! Your mom will be sure to love this DIY gift from the grands!
DIY gifts your friends will love to wear with these step by step beaded bracelet instructions! These bracelets would work well with a beach boho look!
Abstract Felt Art
This DIY gift is perfect for moms who have young kids at home! Make a Matisse inspired felt board for the kids to be able to play and also learn about art! This felt board also looks stunning as wall decor!
Bead Bar Necklace
The bead bar necklace adds a sophisticated touch to any ensemble! Your can even choose beads in your mom’s birthstone color to make this gift even more special! Mom will love this gift made by you!
What mom doesn’t love flowers? Mod podge some inexpensive vases with lace designs to add a romantic charm to a table arrangement or to give a floral gift!
No Sew Floral Apron
Make easy DIY crafts for friends with these no-sew aprons! This simple, yet trendy, design allows for personalization by including each mom’s name on the apron.
Pearl Hair Pin
For some retro charm, these pearl hair pins add just the right touch! This DIY shows you how to dress up your hair for a party, or make some sweet gifts for your mom or girlfriends.
Beaded Candle Holder
Replicate some old-fashioned charm by making your own beaded vases or beaded candle holders. You can also experiment with tinting the glass different colors to match the rest of your decor!
Chalk Paint Candle Holder
Use stencils and chalk paint on glass votive holders to create a unique and shabby-chic look! Find a candle in Mom’s favorite scent, and she will have a gift she loves on Mother’s Day!
This adorable flower bouquet is also edible! Make these yummy cupcakes and then top them with icing flower in this DIY. Your mom or girlfriends will doubly enjoy this special gift. Thanks to seevanessacraft.
93 Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts That Are Handcrafted
Personalizing is a fantastic way to add that special sauce to the gifts you make. If you’re ready to start thoughtfully crafting for Mother’s Day, then we have the inspiration for you. Enjoy these creative, handmade DIY gift ideas.
Rich Honey Hand Balm
Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts to soothe her hands and skin are sure to be appreciated. With raw honey, shea butter and delightful oils, this hand balm is the bee’s knees when you need homemade Mother’s Day gifts.
Easier to make than you’d imagine it to be, creative Mother’s Day ideas include this exploding gift box. She’ll tug on the pretty ribbon to see a veritable explosion of memories and photos right before her eyes.
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts bursting with love are sure to be her favorite. This artistic project includes cut outs of her favorite lyrics or poetry, perhaps a sonnet or two. Easy to assemble, but producing the wow factor she deserves.
52 Things I Love About You
Remind her of the reasons you love her, with 52 sweet notes. Personalized activity ideas for Mother’s Day will infuse the gift with so much meaning. A few simple office supplies and a deck of cards are all you need to start.
Embroidered Coffee Cozies
Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts like a felted embroidered coffee cozy are sure to be a hit. Keep her hands from scalding as she enjoys her umpteenth cup of java today. Easy and cute, she’ll treasure hers.
Personalized Photo Candle
A thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift is a personalized candle featuring some of her favorite people. Take it a step further by adding a quote that has special meaning, or a poem to show her you care.
Lego Picture Puzzles
Creative Mother’s Day ideas like this LEGO picture puzzle are sure to warm her heart, while reminding her of some of her favorite pieces. A few LEGO Duplo bricks and double-sided tape will get you started.
Decorative Roasting Sticks
Make her summer truly fun with creative Mother’s Day ideas that are perfect for spending time outside. Transform the wooden handles of roasting sticks with mod podge and colorful craft paper. Ideal for marshmallows, hotdogs and more.
Sandpaper Printed Towels
Keep the kids busy with personalized activity ideas for mom’s special day. With sandpaper, crayons and a hand towel, they’ll be able to create homemade mother’s day gifts that she will absolutely love. These towels are great for mom, grandpa and even aunties.
Gilded Animal Bookend
Get creative, Mother’s Day ideas that are sure to charm include homemade gilded bookends featuring her favorite animals. Easy to find at your local craft store, all you need is a few blocks of wood, some plastic animals and gold paint.
Transform a simple lampshade into one bursting with memories. This thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift can be easily made using some of her favorite pictures. Print them out, decorate the lampshade and turn it on for a memory-packed ambience that’ll light up her evening.
Candle From Scratch
Transform glass or metal containers into the perfect way to display homemade candles that can be scented just the way mom loves. Soy wax and a few essentials from the craft store can turn into homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she will treasure.
Perfect for beginners, this striped quilt pattern is a breeze to create a striped quilt and pillows that will make wonderful handmade Mother’s Day gifts. Make a sweet lap quilt or perhaps one for her bed. The instructions are easy to follow.
Gold Leaf Art Print
Bring a hint of the tropics on her special day, with homemade Mother’s Day gifts that will warm her spirit each time she looks at it. Create a vibrant tropical leaf, with gold leaf and other crafting basics to create a true work of art.
Leather Sunglass Case
Perfect for even little ones to make, this leather sunglasses case is one of the best personalized activity ideas for making homemade Mother’s Day gifts. A strip of leather, some embroidery floss and a few crafting tools will create a delightful gift she’ll love.
Work on a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that she is sure to use. A simple, sweet and easy to sew fabric basket is perfect for her yarn, her trinkets and her crafting goodies. Use fun and vibrant fabric to offer a pop of color.
Gift her a beautiful terrarium, bursting with life. This thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift is sure to be something she thoroughly loves each time she looks at it. Choose pretty ferns, herbs and other plants that will thrive in the closed environment.
Leather and Iron Earrings
Design creative Mother’s Day ideas like custom leather earrings using your Cricut machine and a bit of your own creative genius. Decorate them to reflect her personality and sense of style. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts are sure to be a hit.
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that include delicious hand whipped compound butters are sure to be appreciated. Whip up scrumptious buttery spreads that feature berries, honey or even rich garlic. Present it in a pretty jar, with a ribbon and label.
Knit Planter Cover
Put your knitting skills to good use! Creative Mother’s Day ideas like this planter cover are sure to be a darling addition to her indoor garden. Even if you don’t have advanced knitting skills, this pattern is easy to follow, and will produce great results.
Personalized Wood Hangers
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts don’t need to be expensive or labor intensive. These personalized hangers are a charming way to show her just how much you care. Personalized activity ideas are fun for all ages. Wooden hangers and rub-on letters are all you need.
Wooden Key Holder
Gift her something that she’ll love, with homemade Mother’s Day gifts that are perfectly practical. With a piece of wood, some decorative hooks, and your creativity with crafting supplies, you can make her a wooden key holder.
Engraved Charm Bracelet
An engraved charm bracelet is a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift she will love. Using your Cricut and the metal engraver attachment, you can create a range of delightful charms to show her just how much she means to you.
Smart Phone Case
Gift her a sweet treat, with a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that’ll mean so much. This easy to follow pattern for a smart phone case inspired by an ice pop or an ice cream sandwich is sure to be a hit.
Soothe her sense and give her the pampering she deserves, with a lovely bath tea. Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts allow her just a bit of time to herself. Make blends using her favorite essential oils and tea leaves.
Puzzle Piece Necklace
Create a puzzle piece necklace charm using your Cricut machine, and a bit of ingenuity. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she’ll love to wear are a great choice. Decorate with sparkling glitter, or perhaps with other embellishments that will add the sparkle she deserves.
Create homemade Mother’s Day gifts that inspire and charm. Using a recycle picture frame, or one you’ve painted with a vibrant color, and a few crafting basics, you can create a lovely message board. Share something inspiration or something sweet. She’ll love it all.
Painted Ceramic Teapot
Personalized activity ideas like painting a ceramic teapot are sure to be fun for all. Creative Mother’s Day ideas include precious gifts that she will love each time that she uses them. Let your little ones create masterpieces to their heart’s content.
Citrus Sugar Scrub
Give mom the gift of pampering with a citrus sugar scrub that will exfoliate and soothe her skin. Easy to whip up, and sure to be one of her favorite homemade Mother’s Day gifts, this scrub will be perfect inside of a pretty tin.
Pop Up Box
Create a photo box bursting with memories. The best homemade Mother’s Days gifts bring her memories to life. With some of her favorite photos, some crafting essentials, and a little wooden box, you can design a gift she will love.
Beaded Napkin Rings
Gift mom some great homemade Mother’s Day gifts, with beaded napkin rings that can be made by everyone in the family. Get creative and design napkin rings in a range of colors and styles. Be sure to make enough for your next family Thanksgiving.
Transform a book into a clock that she’ll love to put on display. With just a few pieces from the craft store, you can create thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that she’ll use for years to come. Perfect for the mom who loves to read.
Modern Art Coasters
Using your Cricut, make creative Mother’s Day ideas that she will find delightful. These custom coasters can be designed to reflect her personality and her sense of style. Make them with modern art inspired designs she’ll love.
Massage candles are a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift. The candles are easy to make, and can include her favorite soothing essential oils. Make her a few and be sure to volunteer to give her that foot or shoulder massage.
Etched Cutting Board
An etched cutting board is one of a number creative Mother’s Day ideas that she will love. With etching tools and creativity, you can transform an ordinary wooden cutting board into something that she will treasure.
Parchment Paper Votives
With parchment paper and a collection of glass votive holders, you can transform personalized activity ideas into treated and thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts. Add some pretty tea lights and you have the perfect gift for her special day.
Give homemade Mother’s Day gifts that bring her favorite memories to life, with an inked wood piece that is perfectly unique. It takes just a few supplies, some of which you may already have, to create a piece she’ll proudly display.
Personalized activity ideas include thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that she will love, like jammies designed with her in mind. With your vinyl cutter and a bit of creativity, you can make jammies that are funny, cute or even poetic.
Yarn Wrapped Heart
Creative Mother’s Day ideas like this sweet yarn wrapped heart are sure to make mom happy on her special day. Easy to make even by the littlest of hands, this is a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift.
Faux Leather Tote
Decorate a faux leather tote with a pretty iron on heart that will show her just how much you love her. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts are always worth so much more than than flowers or fancy jewelry.
No kitchen can have too many tea towels. Get a few from your local store and package them perfectly using creative Mother’s Day ideas that include a personalized tag that’ll melt her heart. Get creative and add in a matching potholder.
Give the gift of a bit of fun flair for her table, with placemats featuring sassy tassels. These homemade Mother’s Day gifts are easy to make with just a few steps. A little bit of work for endless smiles from mom.
No Sew Passport Holder
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts can be stylish and fun. Sew up a no sew passport holder made from fabric that reflects her personal sense of style. She’ll love her tropical themed passport cover as she heads out on an adventure.
I Love You Mom Sign
Black and white photos and mod podge come together with a wooden letter kit that will show mom just how much she is loved. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts like this thoughtful collage will keep mom smiling each time she spots hers.
Sheet Music Necklace
Gift your musical mom with a necklace charm that features sheet music, perhaps from her favorite concerto. Creative Mother’s Day ideas like this one are worth the love and time put into them. She is sure to treasure this necklace for years to come.
Bigger than a humdrum coaster, and not quite a placement, a mug rug is the perfect thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift for your tea or coffee drinker. Mix and match with scrap fabric, or coordinate with her décor.
Mystery Braid Bracelet
Perfect for your mom, these leather mystery braid bracelets are a snap to create. Get several in different colors so she always has one to wear. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she can wear are sure to be a hit.
Etched Glass Dish
Glass etched baking dishes are always a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift to give your mom. Using just a few materials, including your Cricut, you can etch sweet words, quotes and poems on glass dishes with ease.
Pocket Watch Album
Convert a steampunk pocket watch into a mini portable photo album, for a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that she will adore. Easy to make, sure to impress. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts like this will keep her favorites close to her heart.
Prayer Photo Display
Give mom a reminder of her favorites, so she can keep them in her prayers, with a prayer photo display that she’ll love. Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that allow her to see her favorite people she lifts in prayer are sure to be loved.
Turn to the Cricut to create a custom pillow that is a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift she will adore. Whether you’re making her just one or you’re making her two, these homemade Mother’s Day gifts will fast become some of her favorite things.
Honey Facial Mask
With honey, cinnamon, and nutmeg as the main ingredients, this facial mask will make the perfect pampering choice for a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift. Easy to mix, simply package in a pretty glass jar and it’s ready to present.
Camera Scarf Strap
Is your mom a shutterbug? Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift ideas include a camera strap made from a pretty scarf. Select favorite colors, or get a few for seasonal use. You’re sure to see her using her camera strap each time she’s out capturing memories.
Transform wooden or ceramic beads into pretty faux gemstone, to design a bracelet wrap that she will love to wear. Creative Mother’s Day ideas that features personalized activity ideas are always a good idea. Get creative and have fun with your designs.
Bunny Sleep Mask
Ensure the sweetest of dreams with a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift. This delightful bunny sleep mask takes just a little bit to whip up, with the help of your Cricut. Have fun with it and make her one for every day of the week.
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she can use to indulge in some self-care are always a winner. Cranberry orange soap is a snap to whip up, and offers a vibrant fresh scent that she’ll absolutely adore.
Heart Shaped Hand Warmers
Make sure her hands stay toasty when the temperatures drop, with heart-shaped hand warmers that she’ll love. Whip up a whole bouquet of them, for a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift she’ll love.
Bottle Cap Magnets
Get creative with thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that are cute and practical. Make bottle cap magnets or thumbtacks that she can use around the house or office. Add photos or pictures of some of her favorite things to make it personal.
Shea Butter Soap
Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that pamper her skin are a must-have. Shea butter soap is a delightful way to soothe her skin and her soul when she lathers up her skin. Easy to make, this is a DIY gift she’ll delight in.
Handmade watercolors and cardstock come together to create creative Mother’s Day ideas for that special lady in your life. These thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts are ideal for the mom who is always in need of a bookmark.
Magic Photo Box
Create a magical box bursting with some of her favorite memories. This is a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that will delight and charm her. Easy to make with just a few crafting supplies, it’s sure to be a hit.
With a few crafting supplies, including double-sided charms that allow for customization, you can create thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts she’ll love. Print out photos of her little ones and even her furry family members. Creative Mother’s Day ideas are those that delight her.
Create thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that will delight mom each time she uses them. Scrabble tiles can spell out fun words, sassy words or perhaps little short poems. These are great homemade Mother’s Day gifts that are crafty fun.
Gift mom durable and good looking wooden trivets, that don’t even need tools to make. These personalized activity ideas are fun for the whole family to make for mom’s special day. Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts are sure to be treasured.
Chic and simply pretty, this photo hoop is a delightful thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift. Paint the hoop gold, add some ribbon and some photos. Perhaps some of her favorite pink silk flowers. You’ll have a charming Mother’s Day gift she’ll hang up with pride.
A photo canvas is always a thoughtful gift option. Did you know that they are super easy to make? Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that are within budget make a lovely choice. Create a photo canvas that she will hang up with pride.
Creative Mother’s Day ideas like these photo magnets are sure to be a hit. With just a few supplies from the craft store, you can create a collection of photos that she can put on the fridge or on her whiteboard at home.
Arrow iPad Case
With the perfect fabric, and several zippers, you can whip up an iPad case that’ll fit hers with ease. Be sure to follow the pattern precisely, so that you can ensure there’s an exterior pocket perfect for her charger and other essentials.
Custom Cork Board
Give her the perfect message or organizational board, with a custom cork board featuring an image that she’ll love. Using your vinyl cutter, you can elevate the humdrum look of a cork board so she’ll be proud to put hers on display.
Rainbow Sprinkle Bath Bombs
Sprinkles aren’t just for cookies. Creative Mother’s Day ideas that let her enjoy some self-care are always a hit. With many of the ingredients likely already in your kitchen, these bath bombs will add a burst of color to her day when she unwinds.
Thrift some pretty frames and transform them into elegant chalkboards for thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts. Whether you’re painting them turquoise or tangerine, homemade Mother’s Day gifts are sure to be her favorite. Chalkboard paint is easy to add, for a lovely result.
Add shimmering bling to her organization station. A pack of thumbtacks, faux gems and adhesive come together to create thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts she will adore. Get creative with the faux gems you use, so she has a delightful collection.
Concrete Wire Ring Holder
Simplistic elegance makes a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift, with concrete wire ring holders that are easier to make than you think they are. These are so much fun to make, and will be so appreciated, you just might make one for yourself.
Gold Serving Tray
Transform a simply plastic tray into one that shimmers and charms each time that she uses it. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts like this are a snap to create, and will make a great impression on mom when she sees it.
Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift ideas that pamper her hands are sure to be appreciated. Easy to make lotion bars will soothe her dry hands, even in the winter. With beeswax, cocoa butter, shea butter and your choice in fragrance make this a great choice.
Woven Wall Hang
With vintage inspiration, these are creative Mother’s Day ideas that she will simply adore. They may seem like a large project, but you’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to make a DIY woven wall hanging that mom will hang up with pride.
Transform petite mint tins into thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts like this prayer box that will delight mom. Whether you use craft paper or fabric and lace to decorate these creative Mother’s Day ideas, she’ll love hers every time she uses it.
Sweet sock sloths make delightful homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she’ll fall in love with. Felt and cute button eyes make these a charming way to show her how much she means. Creative Mother’s Day ideas like this are fun for the whole family.
Thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts like a floral herb perfume she will delight in. Using her favorite essential oils, spray bottles and a selection of herbs and flower, you can create this delightful concoction that she can spritz around her home.
Mini Photo Album
Design a mini photo album as a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that she will adore. Cardstock, craft supplies and creativity are all you need to make homemade Mother’s Day gifts that will set the bar high for next year’s gift.
Colorblocked Serving Boards
Craft store wooden hexagon boards, along with clear non-toxic shellac and other craft essentials make it a snap to make these vibrantly colored wooden serving boards. These thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts are easy, versatile and sure to be appreciated each time she uses hers.
Scalloped Cork Board
Transform a boring cork board into a chic organizational zone, with homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she’ll adore. Paint a scallop design with craft paint by hand or use a scallop tape to get the perfect even design.
Iron On Pillow
Use glittery vinyl and your Cricut, to create a fun and vibrant look on a throw pillow or two. Add her favorite quote or a design that’ll she’ll love. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts that she’ll see and use daily are sure to be a hit.
Glowing Photo Luminaries
Beautiful and ultra-easy to make, these glowing photo luminaries are a lovely homemade Mother’s Day gifts. Just a few supplies you can find at any craft store, you’ll transform almost any candle into a soft glowing reminder of some of her favorite people.
Your Own Photo Candle
Transform plain white candles into photo candles that’ll light up in a whole different way. Tissue paper, card stock and of course your favorite photos are just some of the essentials needed to make a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift she’ll fall in love with.
Does your mom love tea? Surprise her this year with a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY featuring her favorite teas. You’ll need clothes pins, hot glue, cardboard, ribbons and a few other items to whip up these perfect homemade Mother’s Day gifts. Don’t forget chamomile tea!
A custom shower curtain is just what mom needs for a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift. Start with a solid color shower curtain, and some yarn to weave into beautiful designs. White, blue or red are a good choice, with vibrant colored yarn.
PVC pipes can be transformed into elegant photo vases, with just a few supplies. Whether photos of her family, her favorite pets or vacation memories, this is a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that can be customized just the way you know she’ll like it.
Create custom stationery that reflects mom’s personality, for a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift she’ll adore. Start with your Cricut and several other supplies, and in no time you’ll have cards or note cards that she will love using for those special moments.
With just a few supplies, these drawstring bags are an easy and thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift to make. She’ll love hers, whether she stashes her rings for travel or personal items at home. Versatile and pretty, these are great homemade Mother’s Day gifts.
Tile Photo Coasters
Mod podge, tiles, photos and a bit of creativity will see you creating thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gifts that she’ll treasure. Make her one for her coffee cup at home, or make an entire set that she’ll use with pride when friends come over.
Creative Mother’s Day ideas that bring memories to life are always a great choice. With a few supplies and some of her most favorite photos, you can create a thoughtful Mother’s Day DIY gift that she will love to put on display.
Mint Chocolate Lip Gloss
Pamper her with a mint chocolate lip gloss that’s truly good enough to eat. Homemade Mother’s Day gifts like this are well worth the time spent making them. And they are definitely going to make you her favorite.
93 Cheap Mother’s Day DIY Gift Ideas That Are Affordable
Everyone wants the affordable and inexpensive DIY gifts for under $20. Gifts you can make that won’t feel cheap, but won’t drain your piggy bank. If you’re ready to be crafty, let’s dig into the affordable Mother’s Day DIY crafts (plus some are FREE!).
Sign Language Card
Tell Mom how much you love her in two languages. Buyskidshappymom’s affordable crafting idea is great for kids and young adults. Trace your hand and design the card!
Make a unique gift for mom’s garden with this cool colander planter from Countryliving. All it takes is a colander and a few materials before you’ll have a bowl full of flowers for her big day.
Frosted Paper Gardenia
Make one or make a full bouquet. These frosted paper flowers are perfect for the top of presents or to give as a full set of flowers for mommy dearest.
Treat your favorite gardener (mom) to a practical and cute gift. This seed pack will hold all of moms seeds until next year. It’s economical and easy to make.
Concrete Candle Holders
Have dad help you with this one. Nerdymama has a cheap and unique way to show mom love on her day. These will (likely) last forever!
The gift that mom can use throughout the whole year. She’ll remember your thoughtful work every time she puts it out with fresh flowers. Somuchbetterwithage’s design will look beautiful for years.
Bouquet for Mom
Kids, your mom will be blown away by your crafty ability. This is a fun activity to let your children do. It’s colorful and will charm anyone!
Kitchen Towel Cake
A kitchen towel stack made into the shape of a cake – say what? Now that’s an affordable way to impress your mom. Follow the simple DIY instructions.
Crochet Slipper Boots
Don’t you want mom to be happy? And what about her feet? Without my skill or money you can make mom a fancy pair of slippers that are great for around the town or the house.
Fabric Covered Picture Frame
Is this mom’s first Mother’s Day or are you making something for grandma? Make her this great picture frame that she can show her baby off on the desk. It will leave a lasting smile.
Kitchen Herb Signs
Simple, quick and adorable. Oh – and affordable! These signs are perfect for all of those cooks and gardener moms in your family. She will celery-brate this awesome gift.
Help mom stop losing her rings under her dresser every night. With a bit of crafty muscle and time, you can build her the perfect Ring Display for Mother’s Day this year.
This Yarn Bracelet is perfect for your leftover pieces of yarn. Everytime she wears your bracelet she’ll remember how much you love her. Make another for yourself!
Spring Flower Magnets
Bright, vibrant and colorful. These magnets will be proudly added to Mom’s fridge. Liven up her kitchen space and showcase all the memories she has there.
Leather Diffuser Earrings
Trendy leather earrings? Tell me more. Mom will love adding her own diffuser oils into the earrings and smelling wonderful all day long. Simple, easy and cheap to make!
Put your hands up if you’ve lost your keys. And what about mom? Maybe both of you need this amazing succulent potted mason jar key holder. A DIY project that’s practical and beautiful.
A special printable Mother’s Day activity that will honor the woman in your life. Whether it’s your mom, grandma, wife or loved one – this is one of our DIY favorites.
Help your little ones make a unique gift for mom. Easy to print and fun to paint. These watercolor printables are cheap on the wallet and heavy on the heart.
Diamond Jewelry Dish
Mom’s jewelry storage is always overflowing — I mean who doesn’t need another jewelry dish? The diamond jewelry dish is especially pretty. Cute designs for mom.
Giant Sugar Cookie
Easy to follow cookie recipe for Mother’s Day. If mom has a sweet tooth this is sure to be the recipe for her. Make it with your kids or surprise her with a cup of coffee!
Printable Hand Tag
An adorable tag for The Best Mother’s or Grandmother’s of the year. Don’t leave any doubt – tell them how much they truly mean to you. She will love this special idea made by you!
Inexpensive, check. Simple to make, check. Colorful design that adds flair to any room, check. Mom is sure to love this, check! Make clicking more fun with this mouse pad.
Free Watercolor Card
Need a quick and free gift for Mother’s Day like… right now? You found it. Download, print and sign this amazing card for your loved one. Painting is optional (but recommended). Grab some flowers too.
Simple Printable Card
A delightful printable card that says amazing but is really simple to make. Your mom will love it. It’s designed to be elegant and tell her how much you care in as few of words as possible.
Cute Mother’s Day Card
Print, glue and you’re done. It’s a cheeky message. Give mom a beautiful card and chap stick because she is the balm. Right folks? Here’s to mom and her unchapped lips!
Printable Coupon Book
Make mama smile with these crafty coupons. Add them to a bigger gift or slide them into an envelope. Either way mom will be amazed and love to cash them in!
Mason Jar Candles
Perfect for any occasion, but special for Mother’s Day. These DIY mason jar candles will light up your mom’s life. Decorated with a vinyl heart doily to showcase your love.
Manicure in a Jar
Another clever use for your mason jar – give mom a mani in a jar! The perfect gift for any woman who loves to be pampered. The perfect unique gift idea.
Keep mom safe with these face masks that are easy and cheap to make. In a few easy steps you can be making Etsy-quality face masks that your mom will feel good wearing.
Margarita Gift Basket
Who doesn’t like a homemade cocktail gift basket? Put together this margarita tasting basket. It’s affordable (depending on your choice of booze!) and super unique.
Recipe for Best Mom
A recipe for a special Mother’s Day. Make a cute apron and add in some of mom’s favorite home utensils. A DIY favorite that’s easy and inexpensive to make.
Metal Heart Wreath
A wreath that looks great for any time of year. This DIY shows you exactly how to make a modern metal heart wreath using a few items. Add some flair of your own and you have a design mom will love.
Free Cross Stitch Patterns
With many different cross stitch patterns to download, this is a great free resource for any DIY’er looking to make a sweet surprise. Personalize it as much as you want.
Printable Activity Sheet
Free activity sheets to add some extra fun to this Mother’s Day. Whether you need a cheap mother’s day idea (hey, I get it!) or something fast, this is a great worksheet for kids and adults.
Free stationary for mom that is gorgeous and stylish? Yes, please. A great looking card for moms who love riding bikes or just the casual design.
Close your eyes and imagine your favorite candy bar. Now imagine designing your own DIY candy bar wrapper and giving it to mom. What a spectacularly sweet gift idea!
A cute decorative place to plant your flowers. Keep these spring cans in the kitchen or put them outside. Color them with your favorite colors or use a pattern style of Springtime palettes.
Floral Tattoo Mugs
Speaking of spring, how about these rockin’ floral tattoo mugs? Have you ever heard of this DIY project? They’re easy, cheap and the glasses are completely washable afterwards!
Remember the years of them as a kid forever. With these fingerprint crafts, you’ll hold the memories of their youth and also make a special gift. Have fun painting and playing with your kids.
Mess Free Baby Painting
Mom, grandma, aunt, wifey or any other loved one would adore a gift made from your little baby. This DIY tutorial is an easy way to let them paint without the mess.
Kids Flower Pot Card
Another kid’s crafting activity for mom. Make her a flower pot card that is the most darling thing ever. Your kids will get to work on their creativity and motor skills, and mom will get a surprise for the fridge.
An affordable and beautiful desktop organizer? I’ll buy 10! (I have a lot of books…) Turn a few shelves and piece of marble into a loving gift for mom.
Printable Candy Bar Wrapper
A cute candy bar wrapper that any kid will have fun making. This fun mother’s day project has an awesome design and will put a big smile on mom’s face.
Footprint Tea Towels
One of those gifts that will be remembered forever. A great first mother’s day gift idea for any new moms. All it takes is a bit of paint and your baby’s foot to make a lasting memory.
Want mom to be styling at the farmer’s market or around town? Make her this cute tote bag. It comes with a free crochet pattern. It’s sturdy and stylish at the same time. Plus it’s super cheap to make!
Sea Glass Jars
Whether you live near the ocean or not, this coastal glass look is a beautiful way to drift away into thought. Give mom’s house the look and feel of the ocean with these easy to make glass jars.
You’re going to turn a lampshade into a lined storage bin? Wow that’s cool. What a great surprise for mom when she can put these by the foot of the bed. Stylish and practical.
Meyer Lemon Cookies
Kissed with a touch of carda-mom, you might get a kiss from mom yourself! The perfect DIY idea if mom has a sweet tooth. These Meyer Lemon Cookies are totally in vogue right now and pack a great taste.
Photo Backed Clock
Husbands if you’re looking for a unique and cheap (but great looking) DIY project, here it is. You can bring out your favorite tools, print a few photos and make a one-of-a-kind photo backed clock that will get you 100 brownie points.
Turn that entryway into a beautifully designed and welcoming space. This tutorial is a great DIY for the mom who loves her spaces and wants the house to be unique.
Kids Printable Card
Help your kids make a great gift for their mom this year. This free printable card is styled with flowers and sure to help them share memories with mom for years to come.
Dyed Pillow Case
Making your bed every morning makes the day seem that much sweeter. Why not give mom a new design for her bed with these easy to make pillow cases? It’s an inexpensive idea with a huge reward (her smile!).
Leather Cord Keeper
Don’t you hate going for a run and getting tangled in cords? Not everyone has wireless products and sometimes you just want a way to keep down the mess. This DIY leather cord keeper will do just that, PLUS it looks great.
Mother’s Day Newspaper
Extra, extra read all about it! Print out your very own Mother’s Day newspaper and tell mom the news of the day. I’m sure a lot of it will have to do with her being #1.
Free Mother’s Day Book
A fun read for the entire family. Print out this free Mother’s Day book and have story time with the kids. It makes a special gift for her.
Is mom a writer or loves to journal? Make her this truly remarkable notebook with a pineapple design. Not only is it affordable but it’s really easy to make.
Printable Mother’s Day Card
Watercolor is so gorgeous. This printable card is great for a husband or son looking to really share a meaningful moment with their wife or mom. Add a personal handwritten note to say I love you.
Wouldn’t you love this cabinet in your house? Maybe it’s worth making two. No need to buy an expensive piece of furniture when you can do a simple Womansday DIY tutorial to make your own awesome shutter cabinet.
Personalized Cutting Board
Personalize mom’s kitchen with these super cool designed cutting board. With a few simple patterns and wood burning instructions, you’ll have the perfect surprise DIY gift for mom.
Vintage and modern at the same time. Polaroid’s are getting trendy again. Plus who doesn’t love to have super creative coasters for hosting guests? Mix the two and you have this DIY project.
Soda Gift Tags
Soda is a treat in our house. Mom loves her some soda. So why not have the kids make an easy and fun gift tag that will hit her sweet tooth and heart.
Fingerprint Table Runner
A darling table runner that will outshine any centerpiece. This kid’s crafting idea from HGTV is simple and elegant. It can be used for any event at any part of the year. So versatile.
Free Mother’s Day Card
Print. Fold. Give. A super easy Mother’s Day gift that’s also free! Print out these stylish cards and turn them into mom’s gift in no time.
Thank mom for everything she does for you. Whether it’s cleaning up your room, babysitting your little one, or that hug from last week. It’s a special time of year for her so make her a special gift.
Painted Burlap Canvas
Handmade presents are so much more rewarding than purchased ones. This painted burlap canvas has the look and feel of something that matters. She will know you love her.
The weather is nice, the air is crisp and it’s time to get into the sun. Make sure mom is stylin’ with these painted sunglasses that are comfortable and easy on the wallet.
Nested Gift Tags
Free printable gift ideas from todayscreativelife that will leave her speechless. These nested gift tags are cute and fun for the kids to make. Make Mother’s Day special this year.
Hand Printed Art
A gift that mom will treasure year after year. Make a hand printed piece of art every year so you can see your kids grow up again and again. It’s a gift that will leave a lasting memory.
You don’t have to be a jewelry maker to make this wire necklace. A tutorial from saynotsweetanne that is stunningly beautiful, easy to make and affordable. Perfect for new moms.
Rustic Wooden Frame
Rustic. Wood. Personalized. Hmm, that’s the making of the best DIY gift ever! Mom is going to love having this in her kitchen or office. It’s adorable.
Printable Seed Packets
You don’t need to spend a bunch on a big gardening gift for mom. You could just print out these free seed packets and give her something to grow this season. She’ll love you for it.
Hot Pad Holder
Spring really is the best season. The weather turns, it gets warm, flowers start blooming. Make mom a stylish Spring looking hot pad holder for her cookware accessories!
Mini Spa Printables
Mom wants a day at the spa. She needs a day at the spa. Maybe she has a few littles at home or she’s getting older and needs a break. Make her the perfect DIY pamper spa gift.
Herb sachets have an intoxicating and amazing aroma. Make a floral treat for mom by filling her sachet with lavender or whatever is in her herb garden. Cheap, easy and smells great.
The best wall banner for first time Mother’s Day moms. It’s cute, it’s easy to make and it tells mom that you really care. Make it and hang it for the best surprise.
We Love You Frame
Make a super personal picture frame with your family. Let mom keep it on her dresser and remember just who loves her. Snap a few pictures and viola you have a gift made with love.
Maternity Dress Pillow Cover
Stop clogging up the closet. Turn your leftover maternity clothes into stylish and creative memories. This DIY tutorial from realhousemoms is an easy way to upcycle those old clothes.
Hugs and Kisses Tags
Give your mom a hug and a kiss. And then give her a jar of hugs and kisses. What a cute and sweet surprise for mom on Mother’s Day. It’s so colorful and charming.
Scrap Wood Frame
Who doesn’t have scrap wood at home from other DIY projects. Craftsbyamanda has an easy way to turn those scraps into a beautiful picture frame for mom. It’s inexpensive and a really great idea.
Sharing is caring and who doesn’t want a gift from their kids on Mother’s Day. Help your kids design the perfect lantern this year for mom. She’ll see so much clearer with the love from these lights.
This art is gorgeous. It’s the type of art that can be hung in any home and light up the room. The great part is it’s free to print and easy to make a great gift.
Love Quote Coasters
Tell mom you love her, over and over. Make it for your wife or your loved one. A simple DIY project with many quotes to choose from, she will be reminded every time she uses your coaster.
Coupons that will make mom blush from the beauty. The tutorial is simple. Print, cut and design your own coupons for mom. Just make sure you always accept moms coupons!
The perfect personalized gift for mom on Mother’s Day that won’t break the bank. These elegant pieces of stationary will fill the air with surprise and appreciation. Gorgeous and easy to make DIY.
What mom doesn’t want a handmade heart notebook from their little monster? Have the kiddos make this cool notebook and fill out the pages to tell mom how much they love her.
Pallet Picture Holder
Pallet picture holders using inexpensive blown up photos open up any area of the home. Take a family picture or one with mom and turn it into something very special.
No sewing, no gluing and no super skills required! This basket backpack looks amazing and is easy to make. Your mom will think you spent hundreds of dollars. Don’t worry, we won’t tell her.
Tassel Throw Blanket
Cuddle up with mom on the couch with this tassel throw blanket. You only need a ruler, scissors and a few inexpensive items to produce this amazing DIY blanket for mom.
Wire Earring Holder
What a creative way to add a unique touch to your home. Give mom a place to put her earrings and for everyone to marvel at with this wire earring holder tutorial from littleredwindow. We love it.
Gift Card Holder
Summer is coming and that means Mother’s Day. Maybe you just want to give mom, your aunt or a friend a gift card. That’s okay! You can spice it up with these DIY gift card holders.
Yummy, delicious chocolate. How can mom say no? Make mom the best gift all year with these chocolate bouquets. It will disappear faster than it took to make!
Turn your kid’s artistic ability into a memory that will last forever (or until the wax all burns out!). This crafty DIY idea is cute and clever.
Keepsake Box for Mom
Thoughtfulness is what matters, not price. That’s why one of our top affordable gifts for Mother’s day is this keepsake box idea from ribbonsandglue. With the love and care it really becomes more than a gift.
97 Unique Mother’s Day Crafts, Activities and DIY’s
When you go looking for crafts, most of it’s geared towards kids! Us adults want to play in the rhetorical mud too. If you’re looking for unusual, unique DIY projects for mom, you got it. These tutorials will give you the inspiration you crave for activities, crafts and DIY gifts.
Gumball Machine Succulent Planter
Mothers Day has by far been the day where kids create fun and unique gifts for their moms. NO matter what age, the gift is always from the heart. This year, create a DIY gumball machine succulent planter for a unique spin on homemade.
Oyster Shell Trinket Dish
You don’t realize how important homemade gifts were to your mom when you were growing up. Don’t stop just because you are older, just step up the DIY game. Follow apieceofrainbow to create unique oyster shell dishes for some beautiful decorations. Happy Mother’s Day!
Two Handed Pot Holder
Two-handed pot holders are a unique and surprising gift to give your mother this holiday. Not only can you use her favorite pattern for the design, but you can also make it as inventive as you want.
Tassel Basket Totes
Turn a boring old basket or straw tote from madeinaday into something out of this world. You can get as creative as you want and even compete to see who creates the best. Add pom poms and tassels with hot glue and turn something drab into fab.
Mom String Art
Give your mom a gift that will warm her heart this year. Mother’s Day can be memorable with this unique DIY craft. Grab pictures of all of her children and grandchildren and create an amazing wooden photo frame with the word Mom across it.
Oversized Tic Tac Toe
Turn old wooden blocks into an amazing oversized tic tac toe game from hertoolbelt. Make it fun with unique pictures instead of the X’s and O’s. Use symbols near and dear to her heart and she will want to play all the time.
Turn an old and worn book into an amazing craft project for Mother’s Day. Cut out the center and work to turn these papers into a solid plant holder. Once done, add her favorite plant and soil for the perfect gift.
This adorable sofa holder is a fun and unique craft. This will make a fun Mother’s Day gift. You can get any pattern of fabric and sew it together. You can hold the remote, tv guide, and so much more inside this craft.
Grab all of those old crayons, it is time to get really crafty. Attach them to canvas boards and melt them. The melted crayon turns into some amazing art projects to hang up around your mom’s house this holiday.
Photo Album Necklace
Display your children proudly with this extraordinary craft project. Turn leftover photos into a photo album necklace. Give it to grandma for Mother’s Day, so she can proudly show off all of her grandchildren this year.
Monogrammed Recipe Box
Monogrammed recipe boxes are a fantastic art project to do with the kids this Mother’s Day. Pick the right box and get as crafty as you want. Your wife will love the brand new box she can fill with recipes for years to come.
Fruity Wooden Trinket Boxes
Craft projects don’t always have to be displayed then stuffed somewhere to be some memory. Now you can truly put these projects to good use by making fruity wooden trinket boxes. Mom will have a place to put all of her jewelry now.
Coasters are no longer just to hold cups and protect tables. They are also a way to proudly show off some interest or hobby. Give your mom an adorable set of homemade photo coasters. She will love this unique Mother’s Day gift.
Crocheting is a great way to reduce stress and calm a busy mind. Create some adorable crocheted fingerless gloves with this simple pattern. Mom will love these fashionable gloves as she is out in the backyard enjoying the nice weather.
Scrabble Picture Frame
Grab all of your old scrabble tiles and get into craft mode. Cut out and build a picture frame for grandma. Glue and attach the individual letters to give grandma a loving and special message.
Wire Heart Bangle
Grab all of your jewelry-making tools and get ready to create some adorable jewelry. With needle nose pliers you can bend and mold the wire to create unique bangle bracelets. Your mother will love it!
Picture Frame Wreath
A picture frame wreath is an adorable DIY craft to make for mom this holiday. Grab small photo frames and attach them to a wreath of your design. Fill the frames with pictures that will bring good memories to your mom on Mother’s Day.
Trolls Mason Jars
Trolls have been around since the dawn of time, or so it feels. Kids of all ages can remember playing with them as children. Now we can create plant holders with mason jars that are made to look just like a troll.
Mother’s Day Keychain
This is a fun and unique Mother’s Day DIY gift. Grab some clay and shape it with something from around the house Then punch out a hole for the keychain to be connected. The kids can put any design on it before baking to perfection.
Terrazzo Cheese Knives
Since your mother is always entertaining and showing off her amazing chef skills, give her a gift she will use. Create this unique set of cheese knives, perfect for every occasion. This handcrafted design will wow her and all of her guests.
Unique Knit Blanket
Knit blankets are so much fun to make. They are wonderful for decorating a living room or sitting room. They are also great to warm up with. Make her a gift she will truly appreciate this Mother’s Day.
Painted Rock Family
Show off your unique artist ability this holiday when you put together this handcrafted gift. Build a painted rock people family portrait and get creative. Add rock pets and the grandchildren for a unique and fun portrait.
Get creative with what you have laying around the house. Show your mom that she is your best friend by creating these adorable friendship puzzle necklaces. This is a unique way to show her how much you care this Mother’s Day!
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Bouquet
Get really creative this Mother’s Day. Give her this adorable, handmade chocolate-covered rose bouquet. She will enjoy the beauty and the delicious strawberries on her special day. This is a fun way to show her just how much you truly care.
Get your mom into her favorite place, the kitchen. We know how amazing she cooks so let’s get her excited to share her food. Create this unique craft menu chalkboard that is as tall as she is.
Mason Jar Shakers
Have some fun with ordinary household items. Grab some mason jars with lids and turn them into old-school-styled salt and pepper shakers. Paint them a color that will match your mom’s kitchen for a great addition.
Honey Oatmeal Soap
Honey Oatmeal soap is a really easy homemade project that you can do with the family. Surprise your mom this Mother’s Day when you create these great smelling soaps. She will love this gift and will display it in the bathroom proudly.
Mommy and Me Painting
This is a great way to bond with your kids while capturing special moments. Grab some canvas boards and paint and let them have at it. They can put their handprints in any design for a beautiful creation.
Unique Serving Tray
Create this fun DIY tray that your children can use this holiday. Help them paint it and decorate it as out of this world as you can. Surprise their mom with an array of food on this cute tray for a perfect start to Mother’s Day.
Paper Flower Shadow Box
Shadow boxes a funky and creative way to decorate. Show your mom you share her taste when you put together this DIY paper flower shadow box. You have different sizes to choose from for the perfect decor.
Colorful floral designs aren’t complete without the perfect vase. Now you can have something different and stylish created at home by you. Build these color-glazed stacked vases for a beautiful addition to your house decor.
Geometric Gold Earrings
Get your thinking caps on to build a fantastic set of homemade earrings. Follow this crafty design to have flashy geometric gold earrings. No one will guess that these weren’t purchased at a fancy boutique.
Bottle Cap Keychain
Bottle caps have so many different ways they can be repurposed. Take your old bottle caps and turn them into fun, homemade necklaces. You can get as creative as you want by having the kids draw tiny pictures to attach to the caps.
Farmhouse Cubby Shelf
Pull out all your crafting skills this year when you create a fantastic homemade Mother’s Day gift. Create a farmhouse-style cubby full of cute items you can set on each shelf. Succulents make a good addition to this gift for mom.
Customized Starbucks Cup
Personalized Starbucks cups are the new craze across the country. Instead of just giving her one of the cups, paint one carefully for her. She will fully enjoy the extra thought and show off this cup everywhere.
Pineapple Wine Bottle
This Mother’s Day, let your mother kick back and relax with a delicious gift. She will be pleasantly surprised when you show her your crafting skills with a DIY pineapple wine bottle adorned with yummy chocolates.
Gossiping Birds Tote
This Mother’s Day, create a fun and vibrant bag your mom will love. Pick up some blank tote bags and some neon paint and have some fun decorating. She will be surprised by your fun design.
Show your mom just how crafty you have gotten over the years Build her this unique bathtub caddy so she has a way to escape and enjoy herself without forgetting anything. Whether it’s a good book or a glass of wine this will hold everything.
As the years go by, it gets harder to find space for all of the different jewelry you have been gifted. Create a unique and create homemade jewelry organizer to help her keep everything in place.
Unique Beeswax Candles
Candles are always so useful. It doesn’t matter if you need them for decoration, for the smell, or emergencies, you can always use more. With these steps, you can have great DIY beeswax candles that can be used for everything.
Cross Stitch Pendant
DIY cross stitch floral pendants are a fun and cute way to keep your kids busy all afternoon. Give them the different colors of string and patterns and they will have fun creating adorable gifts for Mother’s Day.
Generation photos are a great way to show different eras of a family. We know that can be hard to capture as life happens. Follow these steps to create a unique generation photo that allows you to add everyone without them being there.
Mini canvas art is so much fun. It is a great way to capture all of your fun and creative art ideas. Add magnets to these tiny works of art to proudly display them on your refrigerator. Happy Mother’s Day!
Fingerprint necklaces are a fun and tasteful gift for Mother’s Day. Capture your kid’s adorable fingerprints on little clay pendants. This is a great way to capture your children’s youth before they get too old.
Beaded Cluster Rings
Beaded bluster rings are a great homemade craft that allows you to have some fun. Add as many colorful beads as you want for a great style. She will love the thought you put into this unique DIY ring.
Pallet Wood Crates
Pallet wood crates have many uses. Turn them into beautifully decorated planters for around the house. You can also turn the wooden pallets into crates that hold books or living room items. This is a perfect gift this holiday.
Fresh Flower Hat
This Mother’s Day surprise your mom with a unique floral hat this holiday. You can get really creative and add your favorite flowers to any straw summer hat for a fun twist on relaxing in the sun.
Get real crafty this Mother’s Day. Show your mom just how special she is with a mini trophy. Decorate the trophy with a Worlds Greatest Mom banner and adorable foliage or a great gift this year.
Upcycled Sweater Slippers
Grab an old sweater and put it to good use. Cut out a bottom cardboard sole and build unique house slippers. These will make an adorable and crafty gift that will keep your mom super happy.
Rose Petal Bath Salts
Creating your own rose petal bath salts will make a great gift for everyone this year. Package it up in a pretty holder and box and have a lot of fun giving the gift of relaxation.
Easy Chunky Blanket
Handknit chunky blankets are snug and warm. They are also an adorable way to decorate your sitting room. Give your mom the perfect knit Mother’s Day gift this year. She will be pleasantly surprised by your craftiness.
Grab your favorite calming oils and get creating. This is the best gift if your mom has trouble sleeping at night. Put together this special pillow mist to help calm your mind before bed each night.
Homemade caramel latte teacup candles are a fun way to say I love you. Give your mom a gift she will use all the time and let it brighten up the house with its yummy smell.
Relax Wine Glasses
Chicky sayings on oversized wine glasses are what is hot this year. Don’t waste the money getting the perfect one. Instead, design it yourself, so you can say exactly what you want. Your mother will love this holiday gift.
Table Top Fire Pit
Miss sitting by the campfire when you were a kid? Has it been forever since you exchanged spooky stories? Now you can relive your childhood every weekend with this creative DIY tabletop fireplace that is perfect for any space.
Raffia Pom Pom Sandals
Turn ordinary sandals into extraordinary with these fun and creative designs. Grab some pom poms and get designing. You can get as creative and colorful as you want with your sandals. These will make a great Mother’s Day gift.
Wire Wrapped Tree Suncatcher
Suncatchers are always so pretty and captivating. Creating these unique wire-wrapped tree suncatchers is fun and ornamental way to decorate a room. This DIY craft is fun and will allow you to bring many different abstract designs to any room.
White Brick Vase
Stop having plain vases in your home. Create a beautiful handcrafted DIY white brick vase. This will change the whole aesthetic of the room when you display beautiful bouquets. No matter what colors the flowers are they will look great with the white brick.
Pineapple Oven Mitts
Grab your favorite fabric and cut it in the shape of pineapples. Sew it together and you have created oven mitts in the shape of pineapples. This will make an adorable gift for mom this holiday.
Take plywood and bamboo and merge them for a creative and unique household item. These adorable coasters are fun and pliable for a cool design. With a set of 4 coasters, your mom will be pleased this holiday.
Nothing makes a statement like a big and bold necklace on Mother’s Day. Create an adorable handcrafted, wire hand necklace. This is so easy to make, you will want to try different designs for a unique collection.
Make your holiday get-togethers something everyone will talk about. This DIY activity will bring everyone together to get fun and crafty. These block print tulip napkins are an adorable activity to design for your mom.
It is time to see your crafty side. People will really think you ordered these straight from Paris. Get your hands dirty when you create these beautiful french made bowls. Your mom will love this.
Is your mail always finding itself everywhere? Get organized in style with this homemade mail organizer. Create an in-slot and out-slot so you know what needs attention and what needs to be sent. Whether for you or mom this is a great item.
White Garden Canopy
Create this fabulous white garden canopy with products from around your house. This will be a truly magical gift that will surprise your mom. She will want to entertain every weekend with this unique backyard design.
Chain and Ribbon Bracelet
Create these adorable bracelets to hand out as party favors at your next get-together. Use chain link and ribbon for a unique and beautiful design. The best part is all of this is handmade and will come out looking like it came from a fancy store.
Side Stripe Pants
Turn old pants into fabulous new ones with this awesome DIY project. The best part is that you don’t need to sew anything. All you need is some fabric and iron-on adhesive tape for a cute new style of jeans.
Marbled Standing Clock
This DIY clock will be an amazing conversation starter when you entertain guests this year. This takes patience but can easily be done with a few supplies. Start by designing a marbled look with clay and shape with a book for a unique shaped clock.
Geometric Cheese Block
Cheese has such functionality. It is great with meals but also great served by itself. This year design a DIY geometric-shaped cheese block to have at the center of the serving table at the next party you throw.
Surprise your mom with breakfast in bed this year. Before you do that, try this handcrafted DIY serving tray to present her breakfast on. She will love how much time and effort you put into her special day.
Minimalist is the new style these days. Gift your mom with an amazing set of handmade DIY x-shaped coasters this Mother’s Day. Your mom will love this homemade thoughtful gift for many years to come.
Mason Jar Lanterns
Creating this magnificent mason jar lantern set is so much fun. You can bring light into any room after following these easy, DIY project steps. Whether you make them as a surprise for your mom or build them with her, she will love it.
Build this amazing project as a family and it will be a great decorative delight. Grab the plaster and mold together little succulent planters. You can make as many as you want, then get to planting.
Create some fun magical decals that you can put on everything. Whether you want to use them as labels for your jars or to make silly faces on the fridge these are a perfect gift.
Help your kids come up with an amazingly unique homemade charm necklace for Mother’s Day this year. All you need is glue, tissue paper, and string to create these adorable necklaces. She will be surprised by the effort put into these charms.
Flower Coloring Pages
Adult coloring books have taken over the coloring world. Now you don’t have to go buy whole books to color your favorite pages. Follow the link to print off some fun sunflower coloring pages and get coloring.
EOS Chapstick Flowers
Turn your Eos chapstick into adorable flowers. Now you can moisten your lips in style with this adorable creation. Keep them for yourself or add them to adorable gift baskets for any holiday and spread joy.
Mini Grapevine Wreaths
Mini grapevine wreaths make great decorations all year round. Do this fun crafting project with your sisters and present them to your mom this year. She will love the thought that went into Mother’s Day.
Phrase Kitchen Towel
Turn your plain washcloths into a fun craft at your next family get-together. Embroider them with fun sayings and catchy phrases for a whole new vibe in your bathroom and kitchen. This is a unique project for the whole family.
It would be really nice to have a different style of washcloth around your house for decor. With this fun project, you can create your own crocheted washcloths. Show off your unique style and all of your talents with this project.
Grab the leftover doilies and yarn to start making these fun DIY crafts with your children. They will have so much fun building these lion papercrafts. Hang them up around the house or play safari with the kids.
This adorable handmade picture frame and picture is an adorable craft for Mother’s Day. Paint the alphabet as the picture with “I Love You” standing out. Your mother will be touched by this beautiful gift.
Chalkboard Chore Charts
Chalkboards have so many uses these days. Turn an everyday item into the perfect chore chart. Your kids can check off the list as they go and you can make changes whenever you need to. This is the perfect DIY craft.
Tearaway Shopping List
Create a unique and unthought-of gift for your mom this Mother’s Day. Build her very own tearaway grocery list wooden holder. She will be able to write lists and pull the paper down until she has it and rip it off and go.
Dried Flower Candle
Give your mom a gift she never knew she wanted. Grab dried flowers and mix them with candle wax for these adorable homemade candles. You can add your mom’s favorite scents for the perfect Mother’s Day present.
Circle of Love Keychain
Show your mom how precious she is this Mother’s Day. Give her a unique and fashionable homemade gift. Build the necklace with beads and wire then add on a key charm. Add this with a poem and you are set.
Best Mom Award
Show your mom just how special she is this year. Homemade gifts never grow old, design a “Best Mom Ever” ribbon that she can wear on her special day. She will truly feel loved this Mother’s Day.
Nifty Ring Holder
Create these cute little picture frame ring holders for mom this year. She is always leaving her rings everywhere and now she won’t have to. Each frame is handcrafted to hold a specific ring. She will love the thought you put into this unique gift.
Shadow boxes are a unique way to express yourself. Show your mom how much you pay attention and design a DIY shadow box made just for her. This is the perfect way to say Happy Mother’s Day.
Infinity T-Shirt Scarf
Grab an old, never to be worn again, t-shirt, and be prepared to create magic. Cut the shirt as guided and start crafting a homemade t-shirt infinity scarf. This will make a great gift or you can keep it for yourself.
Red Velvet Truffles
Create these delicious red velvet truffles for an amazing spin on any celebratory dessert. These delicious bites are fun to make and even better to eat. Say Happy Mother’s Day by grabbing her sweet tooth this holiday.
Wood Burned Utensils
Take a magnifying glass and be prepared to create unique patterns on household items. Wooden spoons are useful but they are never pretty to look at. Grab a set and start designing with the sun for an amazing gift.
The hardest part of most jewelry holders is that things tend to get tangled. Build your mom a DIY jewelry holder that allows the necklaces to dangle and not mix up with everything else. You will have longer-lasting jewelry with this gift.
Painted Paisley Stones
Painted paisley stones are a great way to decorate your house or front yard. Grab these super smooth stones and start painting. You will be able to come up with some unique patterns to set out and start conversations.
It sucks to know that when we are using plastic wrap it ends up being wasted. Save some recycling by creating these fun DIY beeswax wraps that can be used again and again. Whether made for a gift or yourself they will be truly appreciated.
Handcrafted and homemade hand soap is such a delicate and amazing process. Follow these steps for unique all-natural herbal soap. The best part is to shape it and wrap it up for some amazing gifts no matter what the holiday is.
Does your mom enjoy gardening? Show her that you pay attention by giving her this handmade gardening gift. Grab a planting pot all the tools you need for the perfect Mother’s Day gift this year.
71 Mother’s Day DIY Gifts that Grandma Will Love
Bring a smile to grandma this Mother’s Day with some easy DIY that will surprise her. For her, it’s not about the gift. It’s about the memories and sentimental value. No one will appreciate your handmade gift more than your grandmother.
Give nan’s room a makeover with those delightful rope mirror from mountainmodernlife. This Mother’s Day tutorial will have her thinking you bought it! Make her a gift she will cherish.
Supersized Quilt Blocks
Is your grandma a quilter like mine? She’s probably never made a supersized quilt block, or one with a design like this! Surprise her this year a radiant pattern.
Transform your extra pieces of wallpaper into something truly special. All you have to do to make these wallpaper flowers is download, print, cut and glue. Try designing yours!
If you’re looking for the most unique Mother’s Day gift for grandma then look no further. This Tire Planter is something special. Plus it’s a great way to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Grandma is going to be blown away by these hand stitched cards. DIY hand embroidered cards that you can really get your creative juices flowing with. She’ll treasure it.
Fabric Découpage Paperweight
Who didn’t love playing with rocks as a kid? And as an adult, we all love our paperweights. Combine the two for a fun craft project and make a fabric paperweight.
Embroidered Burlap Canvas
Make a really creative embroidered burlap canvas that can say anything you want. Write grandma a message from the heart that she can keep in her room. She’ll always be reminded of you.
Dip Dyed Storage
Can you imagine turning a boring closet into a colorful space with these dip dyed storage baskets? An easy way to really lighten up a room. Grandma will thank you for your uniqueness!
Chocolate Pot Cupcakes
A playful design on the floral pots for Mother’s Day. Except this gift is filled with chocolatey goodness. If your grandma is a sweet tooth and lover of plants, this tutorial from lifefamilyfun might be the right gift.
Chapstick Keychain Holder
Don’t you hate losing your chapstick or when you forget to keep it on you? That’s no longer a problem with this chapstick keychain! Turn your keys into a portable chapstick carrying case in a snap.
Burned Cutting Board
A truly epic wood burned cutting board from jenwoodhouse that you can create at home! Turn that boring cutting board at grandma’s into something she’ll be proud to use.
Gift Card Holder for Grandma
If you’re just buying grandma a gift card for Mother’s Day this year, at least consider making her a holder. These DIY gift card holders can be personalized and are easy to make.
Fragrant Potpourri Pillows
A sweet smelling gift that will have everyone jealous. Fill the air with fragrances from your garden. With just some fabric, thread and a few favorite plants you can make these potpourri pillows!
Handkerchief Jewelry Pouch
If you’ve ever considered making a jewelry pouch from your old handkerchiefs, sumoftheirstories has the perfect tutorial. This jewelry pouch will be a keepsake for generations in your family.
There is something beautiful about a silhouette painting. These designs allow you to add your own personal touch to the art. Paint the cut outs any way you’d like and give it as a gift!
If you’re jumping on the succulent craze this gifting season, add a coconut to the mix to make it even more unique. The DIY coconut planter is how you turn ordinary into spectacular.
Hand Lettered Sign
Incorporate hand lettering into your grandma’s home decor with this hand lettered sign from printablecrush. The design tutorial is simple and would look beautiful in every household.
Microfleur Pressed Flowers
Use the microwave to turn flowers into amazing wall art. This simple guide uses simple materials to make a beautiful piece of art for Mother’s Day.
Tea Towel Apron
Grandma is going to look great in the kitchen on Mother’s Day with this tea towel apron gift. Make this yourself in under 30 minutes. Add your own flare and customizations. It’s a fantastic DIY gift.
Chocolate Hot Buttered Rum Mix
A creative, easy and delicious gift idea for any time of year. This tasty cocktail mix is perfect for any mom with a sweet tooth. Just make sure she shares!
Burlap Memo Board
Another charming burlap DIY idea with this memo board from decorandthedog. It’s a simple crafting idea that really stands out as a gift. They might even think you bought it!
Cheap, personalized sunglasses are all the rage. Make sure nan is styling when she’s out and about with these printed sunglasses. An easy tutorial for following, and a great gift for giving.
Smoky Vetiver Soap
Turn that essential oil into a delightful soap for bathing. It has an earthy and masculine scent, but that doesn’t mean she can’t make grandpa man scrub with it!
Spruce up the house this year with some ocean vibes. The seashell vase from liliesandloafers is great for centerpieces and casual events. Add seashells, butterflies and whatever else you can think of!
Create a beautiful ornament that can be used over the holidays or any time of year. Gilded and embed with a family photo, this gift is sentimental and will be adored forever.
Egg Carton Wreaths
No one will believe you turned a cardboard egg carton into this beautiful piece of home decor. The egg carton wreath is easy to make and to pull off. You’ll have everyone thinking you’re a crafting expert!
Now isn’t that something. It really catches your eye. Imagine giving this as a gift and seeing it hang in grandma’s house. It’s modern and colorful, everything she’ll love and appreciate.
Monster Handprint Apron
Let the grandkids have some fun. Grandma is going to adore this hand printed monster apron from her little babies. The kids will have a blast making it. Everyone wins!
Mixing two gorgeous elements: burlap and silhouettes. This canvas wall art is stunning. It’s an amazing DIY gift that your creativity will shine through on.
Paper Mache Pots
The most simple paper mache pot tutorial that will transform your garden. All it takes is a couple easy steps to make a gift that will be loved by any gardener!
Cross Stitch Pattern
Don’t be intimidated by cross stitching. With this cross stitch pattern and tutorial, you’ll be right on your way to making the most unique Mother’s Day gift of the season.
It’s time to come up with something different for the door wreath. Luckily worthingcourtblog’s tutorial on the Garden Wreath is it. This is a simple but crafty gift for the gardener moms!
Maybe not the easiest DIY craft to pull off, but one of the most rewarding. This rope basket will turn any area of your room into something special. It’s elegant and well designed.
Glittery mason jar vases are where it’s at. It’s time to play with a wholeeee lot of glitter! Quick and easy DIY idea for Mother’s Day.
Burlap Mason Jar
If you really want your mason jar vase to stand out as a centerpiece, add this burlap design to it. Sconniesister’s has an excellent tutorial on how to add a little spark to your gift this season.
Goat’s Milk Citrus Soap
Have fun this weekend with the kids and make some soap together! This natural approach to soap making uses dried citrus and goat’s milk to make a creamy, smooth soap that she will love!
Wouldn’t you love to give a gift that looks like these pillow shams? Maybe grandma’s bed needs a bit of sprucing up. You can do it and she would love you for it!
Macramé Plant Hanger
Knotting rope (aka Macramé) really has a distinctive style, doesn’t it? While this looks like a daunting DIY project, it’s pretty simple if you have a good teacher. Ready to design this gift?
Rustic Mason Jar Sconce
You can create some amazing wall designs with these rustic mason jars. Each one by itself looks unique, but combined with several more it pulls off a great look. What a unique DIY gift for mom this year!
Easy Sewn Pouch
An easy gift that’s great for anyone this Mother’s Day. Leather pouches are so versatile, but when you add in great design it really stands out. Grandma can throw them in her purse and always think of you!
Rose Loofah Soap
A DIY gift that can help exfoliate dry skin and replenish moisture? Where do I sign up! You too can make this rose loofah soap in just a few steps.
Spring Mason Jars
Cute spring mason jars that really take the best of the season and encapsulate it in the design. Use these for a variety of different projects, or just add flowers and turn it into a DIY planter!
Tin Punched Votive Candles
With a template, canning jars and a few punchers you can turn ordinary into extraordinary for grandma. These candles can have any message and will light up her day. DIY candles are fun to make!
A simple portable planter that is a great homemade gift. Make flowers look elegant with this hanging garden planter. Dress up a kitchen or outdoor space.
Pallet Mounted Vase
What a welcoming vase for your front door. If you’re looking for a craftsman DIY project this Mother’s Day, you should consider making a pallet mounted vase. It’s sturdy and well designed.
Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter Soap
A nourishing and silky smooth soap that’s made 25% of cocoa butter and shea butter. This is what spa’s only dream of having! Customize it with fragrance or other oils of your choosing to make a special homemade gift.