Mothers Day DIY Gift Ideas

What could be a better gift for mom than something handmade? There are plenty of craft ideas that make fantastic gifts for mom. From flowers to foot soaks or candles to sachets, luxurious gifts can all be handmade. I’ve rounded up ten of my favorite DIY gift ideas. This collection of mothers day DIY projects are sure to please any mom on her special day.

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Mothers day is a perfect time to show off some of your creativity. I mean who will appreciate it more than what your mom will! However, unlike the treasured gifts that you made for your mom as a child, these gifts are full of stylish sophistication. Whether you are a novice crafter or a creative genius, you will find a project that is just right for you. In fact, some of these only take minutes to make!

Painted Tea Towels

painted tea towel mothers day diy
TUTORIAL: Lana Red Studio

Pretty tea towels are a nice little luxury to have. A hand painted design is both unique and special. With the help of stencils, you can create a design that looks very professional. Plus, you can easily add personalization, like a name or a note, for some added love.


Industrial Flower

diy industrial flower
TUTORIAL: Flower Craft In Under 5 Minutes

Flowers are always a good choice for a Mothers day gift. However, to give something that will last a long time, make your own industrial style flower. It’s super easy to make one stem for a bud vase or a whole bouquet in no time at all.


DIY Floral Tea Bags

diy floral tea bags
TUTORIAL: The Kipi Blog

For the mother who loves tea, embellished tea bags offer a special treat. By tying on some fresh buds, you add a little luxury to an already favorite drink.

DIY Lime And Mint Foot Soak

diy lime and mint foot soak

If you can mix ingredients, you will have no trouble at all making a spa like foot soak. A little luxury like this will make mom feel so special. The best part is that you can even download the free labels for this lime and mint soak. Just purchase your jars and you’re good to go!


DIY Photo Lavender Sachets

diy lavender sachets with photos
TUTORIAL: Sugar And Charm

The smell of lavender is so heavenly which makes lavender sachets such a nice gift. What makes these particular sachets even more special for mothers day is the fact that they boast family photos using transfer sheets. Mom will love seeing pictures of loved ones whenever she opens her drawers.


Wood Burned Personalized Spoon

wood burned spoon
TUTORIAL: Burton Avenue

Wooden utensils are always a must for the kitchen. To give a wooden spoon some added style, use a wood burning tool to create your own design. It’s easy to personalize as well for a one of a kind Mothers Day gift.


Mother Day DIY Book Page Bookmarks

book page bookmarks diy
TUTORIAL: How To Create A Bookmark With Book Pages

For the book worm, a specially designed book mark is in order. By using vintage book pages as a base, you get a fun rustic chic look. Add your own drawings or personalization to the pages with a black art markers.


DIY Mothers Day Mason Jar Planters

diy mothers day mason jar planters
TUTORIAL: Coral And Co

Succulent plants are a great gift on their own. But, when you use a painted mason jar as the planter, the look is so rustic chic. Chalk paints give an especially nice finish to the glass. Then, just tie on a pretty gift tag to complement the jars. You can get these exact tags by downloading the free printable.

Mothers Day DIY Gift Basket

mothers day diy gift basket
TUTORIALS: Farmhouse On Boone

If you are super ambitious, why not create a whole basketful of handmade goodies! Candles, scrubs, and essential oils can all be made yourself. If you are making all of these things from scratch, you may want to give yourself a little break and download the free labels.

DIY Arm Knit Throw In 45 Minutes

diy arm knit throw
TUTORIAL: Simply Maggie

Normally knitting projects take a little bit of time. But, by using a big chunky yarn, you can whip up a throw in 45 minutes! No needles are even required for this arm knitting project.


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Enjoying the beauty of God's creation inspires me to be creative with things found in nature and to repurpose what is old to be used in a new way. Read more about me.
  1. I enjoy your rustic diy crafts and I’m looking forward to making some of your Mother’s Day gifts! Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Fantastic! I’m glad you have been inspired!

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