15 Beautiful DIY Gift Ideas For Mom

Did you realize Mother’s Day is only a month away? It’s one holiday that always sneaks up on me, and every year it comes and goes leaving me thinking I need to be more prepared to make Mom something awesome the next year.

Many moms say they’re okay with a simple “I love you” or a visit, but it’s always nice to give your mom a little something special. What’s more special than something you created with your own two hands? Your mom has loved your creations since you were a toddler, so of course she’ll love a thoughtful handmade gift from you.

I have been collecting some beautiful DIY gift ideas lately, and wanted to share them with you today. I hope they inspire you to get started on an amazing handmade gift for your mom this year. This list has a variety of ideas, all fairly simple and inexpensive to create. They would be great gifts for your mom’s birthday, Mother’s Day, Christmas or any special occasion.

Peruse through these DIY gift ideas and choose something to make that your mom will love!

1 | Succulent In A Jar

Mom will adore this mini succulent gift idea from I Heart Naptime. It would be super easy to make this adorable gift, and I think the ribbon and gift tag give it such a finished look.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: I Heart Naptime

 

2 | Lavender Chamomile Tea Soap

This beautiful lavender chamomile tea soap from A Pumpkin & A Princess is so pretty, and would look amazing packaged in a mason jar or tin container.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: A Pumpkin & A Princess

 

3 | Flower Bouquet With Sweet Cards

These bouquets made by Almost Makes Perfect are beautiful, and the sweet note card tied on is icing on the cake. What mom doesn’t like flowers? If you need a super quick gift, this is a great option.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: Almost Makes Perfect

 

4 | Fixer Upper Inspired Oversized Clock

Isn’t this clock from A Crafted Passion incredible? Use up some of those scrap boards or pallet wood in your garage and make mom a beautiful clock to adorn her wall.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: A Crafted Passion

 

5 | Monogram Soap Dispenser

Craftaholics Anonymous DIYed this stylish monogram soap dispenser, and it would look so adorable with a cute gift tag tied on with pretty ribbon or twine.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: Craftaholics Anonymous

 

6 | Tiered Jewelry Tray

Every mom deserves a pretty tray to display her favorite jewelry. Whip up this gift from The Small Stuff Counts in less than an hour with a few supplies from the dollar store.

What a simple idea for a DIY jewelry holder! This tiered tray would be super simple to make.

Project & Photo Source: The Small Stuff Counts

 

7 | Marble Tray

This tray made by Almost Makes Perfect is a practical and beautiful gift. If your mom is a big hostess, she’ll enjoy putting this to use when entertaining guests.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: Almost Makes Perfect

 

8 | Gardener Gift Basket

Any mom with a green thumb will love a gift basket filled with gardening necessities. Check out this colorful basket created by Glued To My Crafts. You can find so many colorful and fun gardening supplies at the dollar store that would look great packaged up in a basket like this.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Sourced: Glued To My Crafts

 

9 | Framed Moss Monogram

This sweet moss monogram created by Mountain Modern Life would look beautiful in Mom’s living room.

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Project & Photo Source: Mountain Modern Life

 

10 | Ombre Tote

Dip-dye a tote bag and create a colorful, summery bag for your mom. She can use it to run errands or pick up produce at the farmers market, or you could fill it with beach goodies for her next trip to the beach. Tutorial at The Small Stuff Counts.

Can you get any cuter? Such a sweet DIY ombre tote bag using Rit dye and Silhouette lettering.

Project & Photo Source: The Small Stuff Counts

 

11 | Bath Bombs

Encourage your mom to enjoy a spa day at home with these DIY bath bombs from Something Turquoise. They’re super easy to make, and you can package them up to look fancy.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: Something Turquoise

 

12 | Scarf Camera Strap

How’s this for a fun gift idea? Follow this tutorial from The Thinking Closet to DIY a camera strap to fit your mom’s style. If she’s the mom who always has her camera in tow, this is the gift for her.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: The Thinking Closet

 

13 | DIY Candles

These candles are so simple but so beautiful! I’ve really been wanting to make my own candles lately, and Making It In The Mountains has a great tutorial for this project. Every women could use another candle, and a handmade one will be extra meaningful.

Check out these DIY gift ideas for mom for Mother's Day & Christmas.

Project & Photo Source: Making It In The Mountains

14 | Dip-Dyed Tin Vases

If you’re looking for a super thrifty gift that still has style, DIY a colorful set of dip-dyed vases made from tin cans. Find the details in this blog post.

My next craft project: upcycled tin can vases

Project & Photo Source: The Small Stuff Counts

 

15 | Hand Prints Gift

And if you need a sweet idea for your little ones to give to Grandma, how about this cute hand print idea from Lil Luna?

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Project & Photo Source: Lil’ Luna

 

There you have it! Fifteen DIY gift ideas for your mom that she’s sure to love.

Have a lovely day!

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