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Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Actually Want

You may be all grown up, but you’re still her little girl. Show Mom your love and appreciation with a handmade Mother’s Day gift that puts the macaroni necklace you made her back in 1984 to shame.

Flowers in mason jar vase

Flowers with Pretty Gift Tag

Give Mom flowers from your garden in a rustic mason jar with a cute printable gift tag from Living Locurto. This set of free printables also includes cards and signs you can add to your gifts.

Wall art

Framed Wall Art

If mom’s into home decor, treat her to some new wall art. This project couldn’t be any easier. Simply download the free printable of your choice from The Dating Divas, print onto quality paper, and pop it in a pretty frame.

Bath body spa kit diy

DIY Spa Kit

Encourage mom to pamper herself with a spa kit that includes homemade beauty products made with all-natural ingredients and her favorite essential oils.  Lia Griffith has the details.

Candles

Handmade Candle

Make a candle using Mom’s favorite fragrance and decorate it with a pretty label for a budget-friendly Mother’s Day gift she’ll love. Crafts Unleashed has the tutorial as well as links to free printable labels and tags.

Etched terrarium

Etched Glass Terrarium

A terrarium with a message etched in glass makes a sophisticated addition to Mom’s home decor. DIY Just Cuz explains how to make this unique project.

Clipboard photo display

Clipboard Photo Display

This vintage clipboard photo display lets you highlight special images and unique bond you share with your mom. Shanty 2 Chic has the instructions, as well as printables for making mom, sister, grandma, niece, and aunt gifts.

Magnets

Mini Photo Magnets

Use your favorite family snapshots to make this adorable set of refrigerator magnets for your Mom. She’ll think of you every time she looks for a snack or starts to make lunch! Sundae Sins has the tutorial.

Coasters

Photo Coasters

A set of photo tile coasters is another memorable way to display Mom’s favorite images.Pop Sugar has the tutorial for this project, which costs less than $5 to make.

Jewelry box

Jewelry Box

Mom will be thrilled to store her favorite jewelry in this handmade jewelry box. Head over to One Day When I Have Time to learn how to make it.

Mothersdaynecklace

Mother’s Necklace

A handmade necklace with the birthstones of her children or grandchildren is sure to be a hit. Learn how to make this handmade Mother’s Day gift on the Halcraft website.

Kitchen utensils

Dipped Kitchen Utensils

Kitchen utensils are one of those things a mother uses nearly every day, but seldom thinks about replacing. Give her a fresh set with a dip dyed paint job that matches her kitchen decor. Earnest Home Co. explains how.

Reciper holder 2

Recipe Holder

A handmade recipe holder that matches her kitchen colors is a wonderful gift for any mom who loves to try recipes she spotted on Pinterest. Visit Lil’Luna for the tutorial.

Vintage looking buttons

Vintage Button Bookmarks

If Mom loves to read, but hasn’t gotten around to getting an e-reader, treat her to a new book and a set of handmade bookmarks created from vintage buttons. To make the gift extra special, try using buttons from old clothing with sentimental value.My Sister’s Suitcase has the details.

Cake

Decorated Cake

Bake mom a cake and decorate with a customized cake topper. (I promise not to tell if you cheat a bit and use a boxed mix!) Learn more at Pizzazzerie.

Pink gift box

Tickled Pink Gift Box

This box of pink nail polish, fuzzy socks, candies, and other treats is the perfect gift for a mother who considers pink to be her signature color. Crazy Little Projects has the printable and suggestions for what to include in your box.

Scrapbook

Sentimental Mini Scrapbook

Mom knows you love her, but sometimes she’d like to hear you say it. The Creative Place has the printables for a mini scrapbook she’ll cherish forever.