Wrap Her A Personalized Bouquet
This Mother's Day, surprise your mom with a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers, wrapped with love. This wrapped bouquet idea is particularly helpful for those who are short on time or tend to give flowers every year on Mother's Day. Don't worry, we won't judge! Give your mom a gift she will love with this perfect bouquet paper wrap DIY.
Cut wrapping paper into a rectangle and place it face-down and place contrasting tissue paper onto the wrapping paper covering the entire back. Place the flowers diagonally across the long part of the rectangle. Fold the closer corners together to wrap the papers around the bouquet. Complete the wrap with tape, secure with a string, and ad a personal note of love!
DIY Gemstone Soaps
Show your mom the royal treatment she deserves by creating these simple DIY gemstone soaps. In just five steps, you can mix colors, add essential oils, mold the soaps, and shape them into cool gemstone-like forms. These one-of-a-kind soaps can be tailored to any color or fragrance, making them an ideal gift for your mom.
Mix up different-colored soap bases and melt them in the microwave (mix until it's completely melted). Add in your desired essential oils and colorants. Mix together and pour into a plastic cup. Let your soaps cure by leaving them overnight or store them in the fridge for a few hours. Once they are set, take them out and slice them up into various shapes and sizes. You can use special molds to create gemstone shapes and even add glitter!
Tassel Dandelion Bouquet
These DIY flowers are not only sweet but also long-lasting, making them a perfect gift for Mother's Day. They're easy for kids to make and can add a touch of cheer to any room. All you need is some yellow and green yarn, green pipe cleaners, fabric glue or a hot glue gun, scissors, and a serving fork. These Mother's Day flowers can last forever (just like your love for her)!
Making these beautiful dandelions requires some simple steps, as you can see in the picture. So, turn it into a family experience and get everyone in crafting the gift! Your mother will appreciate the effort that went into creating these beautiful pieces.
DIY Mason Jar Votives
Brighten up your mom's special day by creating a unique and affordable DIY gift with personalized votive holders—that even kids can make (with a little bit of adult supervision)! All you need is a mason jar, primer, some paint, a gift tag, and of course—a votive candle. Here are the simple steps!
Cut a heart shape from contact paper and affix it to a mason jar. Cover the jar with primer and allow it to dry, then paint with your desired design. Once complete, remove the heart-shaped paper to reveal the design, and attach a tied note with a special message for Mommy dearest! Finally, add a votive candle to the jar to create a beautiful and heartfelt gift.
Homemade Lavender and Lemon Soap
This handmade soap smells so delightful that it's hard to tell it's not store-bought. It's recommended that adults take on this DIY project since it involves melting the soap. Add purple soap dye and lavender essential oils for fragrance and color, and poppy seeds for exfoliation.
Divide soap in half. Melt one pound of soap in a boiler until completely liquified. Stir in 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil. If desired add a few drops of soap dye to add color. Pour into soap molds and lightly spray alcohol on top to eliminate bubbles. Allow the soap layer to harden for at least one hour. Melt the remaining soap and add lemon essential oil. Pour over the lavender soap layer and allow to harden for 1-2 hours before removing.
Footprint and Handprint Towels
This gift is perfect for all the moms that love to cook. Not only are they 'handy' in the kitchen, but also include an adorable addition from her cute kids and even babies. All you need are your hands and feet (and some creativity)! Turn your handprints and footprints into butterflies and bumblebees.
For butterflies, just dab your feet in paint and place them with the left foot on the right and the right on the left. Complete the drawing with fabric paint like in the pic, and voila! The bumblebees are pretty self explanatory from the pic, and very easy to make! Use your imagination and think of more characters and shapes that you can use your hands and feet for.
Give your mother the most valuable gift of all—time! Make a Create-a-Memory Jar: a jar filled with different activity ideas you can do with your mom, to encourage a weekly connection. Each time you want to spend some quality time with your mom, go to the jar and pick out a fun activity that could turn into your favorite memory together!
All you need is a mason jar that you can decorate and personalize just the wat you like. Then, write down different memory ideas on small notes, fold them up, and place them in the jar! Some ideas can be: Cook dinner together, have a makeover show, start a scrapbook, talk about what mom's childhood was like, or anything else you want to do with your lovely mom.
DIY Bath Salts
This year, treat your mother to a relaxing gift with simple homemade bath salts in a variety of scents and colors. Opt for essential oils known for their anxiety-reducing properties, such as lavender, mint, or rosemary. You can add a few drops of food coloring to the bath salts to decorate any way you like. Using the right packaging can also help create a luxurious spa-like experience.
Mix together a ratio of 2:1 coarse sea salt to Epsom salt. Add a few drops of the essential oils and mix. To relieve anxiety, use lavender, mint, rosemary, or orange. To help sleep or to calm - chamomile, lavender, and rose can help. Bergamot is known to improve concentration, and jasmine, grapefruit, and nutmeg can help with depression. Add food coloring to decorate, customize the container, and there you go!
Personalized Planting Pots
Save a penny by revamping your mom's existing planting pots or create new ones with a personalized touch. Collect the pots, craft paint, and your mother's favorite succulents, flowers, or herbs for a considerate and useful gift that she can use well beyond Mother's Day. You can make approximately four customized versions for the price of a single decorative planter from a home decor store.
Wash your pot in warm water to remove any grime and stickers. Then prime the inside and outside with two coats of clay pot sealer and let it dry. Then, use paint to decorate the pots any way you like! Add in your plants, and you're good to go!
Love U Handprint Frame
This delightful craft is simple to make, adorable and serves as a constant reminder to mom of her child's affection throughout the year. Kids can relish creating heart shapes with their hands while framing the endearing phrase "Love U!" Adding a festive frame to the craft will make it perfect for showcasing at home.
Simply add paint to a plate. Make sure it's spread out wide enough for your hand, Dip both of your hands in the paint. Then, carefully place your hands on a piece of paper so it makes a heart (with the handprints facing down). After it dries, add writing or a drawing inside the heart. You can frame it so your mom can hang it up.
Cupcake Liner Flower Photos
This gift gives you a clever way to exhibit your amazing school pictures and is an excellent option for a Mother's Day present. Use cupcake liners and frame a child's joyful face in a circle of petals on a stem and leaves crafted from green paper. Gift it to your mom either in a card or a frame.
Just glue two, solid-colored cupcake liners to a 5×7-inch piece of paper that will be your background. Add a stem and leaves cut from green paper. Cut a 1.5-inch circle of the child’s smiling face from a photograph and glue it into the center of the flower.
Sugar Scrub Recipes
The sugar scrub recipes are so tempting that you might want to consume them! Transform your mom's preferred aroma into a scrub that aids in exfoliation and can be combined in as little as five minutes. Lemon sugar scrub or raspberry lemon sugar scrub are both excellent choices, and you may already have the ingredients in your kitchen.
Melt coconut oil in the microwave for 20-35 seconds until melted. Pour sugar into the oil and mix until it's not too juicy. Add food coloring to create the color you desire and essential oils and extract drops to get that perfect scent. Store in an air-tight container, and it's ready!
Mother's Day Coupon Bouquet
If your love language is “quality time”, this is the gift for you. It's the gift that keeps on giving! a simple and customized coupon bouquet. Brighten up your mother's month by gifting her a set of coupons that she can redeem for household chores like cleaning the kitchen or walking the dog. Here's how to make them:
Take a regular-size cupcake liner and turn them inside out (so that it is now a bowl shape with the print on the inside). Glue it onto the top of your craft stick. Turn a mini-cupcake liner inside out as well and glue that on top of the larger one. Write your coupon on the bottom of the stick, like: 1 dog walk, 1 fold of laundry, 5 minutes of cuddle-time, and anything else you like!
Mother's Day In a Jar
This imaginative gesture has everything that your mom might desire on her momentous day. Assemble everything she adores that can be accommodated in a jar (such as chocolates, snacks, aromatic candles, makeup, soaps, etc.) and gift it to your mom in a jar complete with a chalkboard label.
Line the bottom of the jar with tissue paper and just plop in all of your mom's favorite necessities: hand cream, chocolates, tea infuser, chapstick, and anything else your mom would like at the edge of her fingertips. Add a small label or card with a nice note for your mom's favorite day!
"Home Is Where The Mom Is" Popsicle Card
Kids can express their emotions towards their mothers adorably with this effortless popsicle stick card. All you need for this craft is popsicle sticks, pink and yellow paper, buttons, scissors, glue, and a marker.
Build a square with six popsicle sticks and on top of it a pointed roof with two more. Cut out a pink heart and glue it in the center of the house. On the hard, glue buttons that spell out "mom" inside the heart. Underneath the home add the sentence "Home is where mom is...Happy Mother's Day!"
Painted Tin Can
A painted tin can is a versatile gift that can serve many purposes, such as holding flowers, cooking supplies, spare change, and other items. A Mother's Day rose bouquet arranged in a hand-painted tin can in her preferred color is a considerate gesture that can be assembled in a matter of minutes.
The work is so simple! Just decorate a tin can any way you feel that your mom would like. Paint it with some chalk paint with her favorite colors or scenery, add some washi tape, or write "Best Mom Ever!" Inside, you can add a plant, a bouquet, or some supplies that she would enjoy.
DIY Coffee Cup Candles
A coffee cup candle is a simple yet charming gift that serves a purpose even after the wax has melted. It is particularly ideal for coffee-loving moms, and a lavender fragrance oil can enhance its aroma. To save time, you can melt or shred an existing candle instead of creating one from scratch. Start by filling a pot halfway with water and bringing it to a boil.
Place a smaller pot of wax flakes in the big one and wait for the wax to completely melt. Meanwhile, get your mug ready: place the candle wick in the center of the mug, keeping keep it standing and centered. Once the flakes are completely melted, remove the smaller pot from the water and stir a fragrance into the wax. Immediately pour the wax into your mug, while carefully keeping the wick centered. Wait 24 hours before moving the candle to be safe. Trim your wick and light away!
Homemade Bath Bombs
Buying bath bombs from trendy soap shops can be costly, so why not create your own? This recipe is not only DIY-friendly and customizable but also simple to follow. It's also an excellent activity to do with children that can teach them about science.
Mix baking soda, cornstarch, Epsom salt, and citric acid in a large bowl, and sift to break up any chunks. Add several drops of food coloring to a spray bottle spray the dry mixture. Add several drops of essential oils and stir. Then, scoop the mixture into silicone liners and firmly press down. Cookie cutters on a baking pan, an ice cube tray, or an egg tray would work as well. Leave the bombs out to dry overnight and then gently pop them out.
Butterfly Mother's Day Card
This adorable butterfly handprint card is a great way to add a personal touch to your gift. Write a heartfelt note or poem to attach to the butterfly and show your mom how much you care. Layer the card with the biggest handprint in the back and the smallest in the front, so that everyone can be included.
Decorate the card any way you like. Add a sweet and heartfelt note with a little pin so she can hang it up on the fridge, the office, or her mirror.
Spa in a Jar
Creating a spa experience at home is a unique and affordable way to help your mom unwind on Mother's Day. Adding homemade soap to the mix makes it an even more thoughtful present. To take it up a notch, you could also include cozy slippers and a bathrobe to complete the ultimate spa day ambiance.
Making this gift is super simple. Just get a mason jar and fill it with travel-size versions of all the essential spa ingredients, such as a facial cleanser, foot peeling soap, lip balm, hand lotion, shaving razor, nail file and clipper, bath bomb, and maybe some chocolate truffles for an added touch of sweetness.
Mother's Day Photo Vase
A photo vase made from a mason jar and a picture of the kids is a sweet way to remind Mom of those who truly appreciate her on Mother's Day. Just select a photo of the kids that you know she loves! All you need is a mason jar and some decorations. Start by placing a decorative sticker on the front of your mason jar and spray painting it in the color of your choosing.
Once the paint has dried, carefully remove your sticker. There, you will place your photograph inside the jar. Align the photo properly within the given space and then tape it in place. Next, fill a plastic cup or small glass with water and place it in the jar. You can add a ribbon at the top of the jar as an extra decorative touch. Place a bouquet inside the cup—and you have a personalized vase!
Bake Her A Cake
Mother's Day is a special occasion to show love and appreciation to the most important woman in our lives, our moms. One way to express our gratitude is by making her a delicious cake. Baking a cake for your mom on Mother's Day is a thoughtful gesture that shows her how much you care. Whether it's a classic vanilla cake or her favorite chocolate cake, the effort and time you put into making it will surely bring a smile to her face.
You can personalize the cake with her favorite flavors, add a heartfelt message, or decorate it with her favorite flowers. Making a cake for your mom on Mother's Day is not only a sweet treat but also a beautiful way to show your love and gratitude.
A personalized mug is a thoughtful and practical gift that adds a touch of personality and warmth to your mom's morning routine. You can customize it with her name or a special message.
And it's perfect for enjoying a cup of coffee or tea. It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her.
Mom Needs Some Alone Time
If your mom loves to create a cozy atmosphere at home, a luxury candle set is a perfect gift that lets her indulge in her passion. It's a great way to add a touch of warmth and relaxation to her home and create a soothing ambiance.
With a set of high-quality candles, your mom can enjoy the scent of her favorite fragrance and unwind after a long day.
Personalized Photo Blanket
A personalized photo blanket is a unique and thoughtful gift that adds a touch of warmth and sentimentality to your mom's home decor. You can customize it with family photos or special messages.
Making it a perfect keepsake for her to treasure for years to come. It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her.
Personalized Photo Album
A personalized photo album is a thoughtful and practical gift that allows your mom to relive and cherish special moments in her life.
You can customize it with family photos or special messages, making it a perfect keepsake for her to treasure for years to come. It's a great way to add a touch of sentimentality and personalization to her memories.
A personalized doormat is a practical and thoughtful gift that adds a touch of personality and warmth to your mom's entryway. You can customize it with her name or a special message, and it's perfect for greeting her guests.
It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her. Oh, and the look on your face every time you will be knocking on her door... priceless!
Personalized Wall Art
A personalized wall art piece is a unique and thoughtful gift that adds a touch of sentimentality and personalization to your mom's home decor. You can customize it with family photos or special messages.
Making it a perfect keepsake for her to treasure for years to come. It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her.
Personalized Jewelry Box
A personalized jewelry box is a unique and thoughtful gift that adds a touch of sentimentality and personalization to your mom's jewelry collection, and it will remind her of you at any time she opens it.
You can customize it with her name or a special message, making it a perfect keepsake for her to treasure for years to come. It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her.
Say What You Please With Felt Letter Boards
Anyone who posts pretty pictures on social media is always looking for something creative and gorgeous to fill up their profiles daily. Have you ever imagined you’d consider a felt letter board as a great gifting idea? If you haven’t yet, please do so from now onwards.
A blogger was so obsessed with it ever since she was given one that she bought many of them to add to her collection. Who wouldn’t be pleased with such great-quality letters and a sturdy board for under $20? Her daughter also fell in love with them and has her own set to get creative with. What a beautiful way to speak your mind!
Personalized Cutting Board
A personalized cutting board is a unique and thoughtful gift that adds a touch of personality and practicality to your mom's kitchen. You can customize it with her name or a special message.
And it's perfect for serving cheese or preparing ingredients for a delicious meal. It's a great way to show your mom how much you appreciate her culinary skills.
Personalized Picture Frame
A personalized picture frame is a thoughtful and practical gift that adds a touch of sentimentality and personalization to your mom's home decor.
You can customize it with family photos or special messages, making it a perfect keepsake for her to treasure for years to come. It's a great way to show your mom how much you care and appreciate her.