Moms can be just as hard as dads to shop for. And if you’re stumped, you’ve come to the right place. We know for a fact that moms aren’t going to be more thrilled about the latest and most expensive “it” item to have especially if there’s a thoughtful alternative to be had. If you’re stumped on what to get her this year, try making it instead! Here are 15 DIY Christmas gifts for Mom, ones that are functional, sweet, and extra special when made with love!
1. Vintage-Style Apron
Country Living shows us all how to turn an old shirt into a vintage-style apron that’s fit to be wrapped and presented to Mom! Trim it in her favorite colors, add fun accents like vintage brooches or pretty applies, and maybe throw some recipes cards in there too. If you’ve got a mom that loves to experiment in the kitchen, this is a winner.
2. Paint-Dipped Utensils
Another kitchen-inspired gift that we’re sure moms would appreciate comes from Cleverly Simple. Create a unique set of wooden utensils by dipped them in some paint. Use her favorite colors and add some extra style to a place she frequents so much for the family.
3. Coffee Mug Mixers
Is she a coffee or hot chocolate drinker? Well, if so, Good Housekeeping shows us a way to jazz up her afternoon cup! Make something edible for mom to enjoy by creating some of these stir in spoons! Chocolate, coconut, peppermint and more make everything a bit more delicious.
4. Jewelry Box
A new jewelry box could be a sweet way to show off your creativity and give her something she can actually use. Damask Love has a great tutorial for a pretty jewelry box that looks nice on the dresser but also holds her favorite pieces. Gold, silver, or with about of glitter, design it to her personal tastes.