24 Thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Wow Mom
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24 Thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Wow Mom

She bought you your first set of crayons and craft scissors, and she was there for every cut, paste, and compliment along the way. This Mother’s Day, shower her with the same creative spirit she helped you cultivate with handmade takes on lovely items. From sweet vases and cards to customized bouquets and kitchenware, we’ve collected 24 ways to give your mama something special this season — no assistance required! Scroll down to see the full list of DIYs, and get ready to start crafting away for her most celebrated day.

1. DIY Brushstroke TrayWith a tray this cool, she’ll serve coffee — or cocktails — in style. Despite looking intricate, this DIY can be completed in under a day, so you’ll be on your way to *fave child* status in no time. (via Enthralling Gumption)

2. DIY Mother’s Day Flower Bouquets: Mom will be hard-pressed to turn down a pretty bouquet, *especially* when it has a homemade touch. (via A Bubbly Life)

3. DIY Mother’s Day Card: On the hunt for something with a little humor? Simply print this card for a solution that’ll guarantee a few laughs, while also saving you a trek to the card store. (via The Proper Blog)

4. DIY Bath Salts: These DIY bath salts — complete with fun packaging — aren’t your basic Epsom variety. They’re lemon scented and mixed with gold mica that’ll give her a post-bath glow. (via The Kiwi in the Clouds)

5. DIY Straw Hat: Bring on all that fun in the sun with an accessory perfect for a stylin’ mama. Choose from three of the decorative designs to create a look she can wear to the park, on the patio, or for a day at the beach. And the options are all *so* fab, we won’t blame you for wanting to make all three! (via Brit + Co)

6. DIY Spring Flower Magnets: Complement all those school projects she still has hanging on the fridge with these faux florals magnets. (via Lulu The Baker)

7. DIY Watercolor Ink Blot PillowsYou can never have too many pillows — and neither can she. Use paint to craft a bunch of your own watercolor renditions, and save a few for yourself. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

8. DIY Mother’s Day Printable: Avoid the shopping malls altogether and use your printer instead. Just choose a cute frame, pick one of the two handwritten options, and get ready to make her smile on her special day. (via Place of My Taste)

9. DIY Mason Jar Succulents: Mason jars + succulents = happiness in a vessel. (via Happy Go Lucky)

10. DIY Mother’s Day Gift Tags: If you’ve already got a little somethin’ somethin’, it’s not too late to personalize it. Just use this springy, printable tag to add a sweet note and creative flair to your purchase. (via The Effortless Chic)

11. DIY Typography Vase: Prepare for that last-minute flower run with a DIY that’ll make it look like anything but that. This typography vase is a great option that can be customized to spell out any word (MOM, FUN, FAB) and painted in all the colors she loves. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

12. DIY Confetti Vases: Speaking of vases, instead of starting from scratch, try working with something you already have. A little enamel goes a long way with these containers. (via Mark Montano)

13. DIY Tea Bag Printable: Easily elevate that “#1 Mom” mug with a little snip and string action. Thanks to you, she’ll have an adorable piece that’s just her cup of tea. (via The Party Girl)

14. DIY Sewing Storage Basket: Remember all those handmade costumes she labored over for hours? Say thank you with a sweet little basket that holds her stitching essentials. Believe it or not, this project actually requires no sewing skills at all! (via Brit + Co)

15. DIY Mother’s Day Floral Herb Perfume: Um, how pretty are these? Combine water, essential oils, and botanicals for a beautiful, fragrant present that’s so easy to whip up, even your kiddos can assist! (via Hello, Wonderful)

16. DIY Pom-Pom Necklace: Swap plastic beads for pom-poms in a fashionable piece she’ll actually look forward to wearing. Feel free to play with any color scheme that syncs with her unique style. (via White House Crafts)

17. DIY Kate Spade Inspired Bangles: Hack that designer accessory she’s been eyeing for months but has been too responsible to splurge on. All you’ll need is a wooden bangle and acrylic paint. (via The Casual Craftlete)

18. DIY Lace Cupcake Wrapper: Surprise your leading lady with an embellished version of her favorite treat. These lace cupcake wrappers are easy to make and are the perfect way to accent the baked batch you already had planned. (via The Party Girl)

19. DIY Pineapples Tea Towel: Make your present feel *extra* special enclosed in a handmade wrapping. Only three items are needed to whip together this tropical touch. Just add a chic tag and craft string to finish it off! (via Kraft Mint)

20. DIY Hanging Clay Holders: Use those gardening skills your mama taught you for these clay plant hangers. Once the molding, drying, and tying process is done, you can put your talents to the test by planting her favorite greenery. (via Bash Studio)

21. DIY Mini Trinket Boxes: Help her store all the jewelry she’s acquired over the years in a bright, playful container. Enhance it with a few swipes of paint and a pretty knob, and voila! You’ll have a lovely piece she’ll use on the reg. (via The Casual Craftlete)

22. DIY Baking Printable Wall Art: Simply print and frame for a gift that’ll remind her to keep safety top of mind, even if she is basically a pro in the kitchen. (via Eat Design Repeat)

23. DIY Liquid Hand Soap: From essential oils to distilled water, this recipe will keep your mama’s hands soft and clean. Put it in a cute soap dispenser for a sweet gift. (via Boxwood Avenue)

24. DIY Gradient Bar Ware: Give mom’s barware game an upgrade just in time for spring entertaining. Using a few cans of spray paint, you can transform basic glasses, cocktail shakers, and even wine openers into a chic set. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

Looking for more gifts for Mom? Find additional DIY inspo on Pinterest, and be sure to share your final creations on Instagram with us!