Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so what better time to start planning a perfect DIY gift for the moms in your life? From your own mother to your mother in law, to a good friend who’s just become a mom herself: moms need to feel pampered and appreciated too! Here are a few of our favorite DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas that are so perfect, you’ll want to keep them for yoursel! No worries, they’re easy enough that you can make two!
DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Mom’s Survival Kit
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Love this idea I found on buzzfeed! Every Mom needs an emergency stash of goodies for "those days" (or every day 😉) This would be great for a Mothers Day or any occasion really. I keep an ongoing supply of dark chocolate in my underwear drawer 😜#closetchocolateeater #secretstash #momsurvivalkit
Perfect for that new mom you know, there is really no limit to what you can do with a survival kit. You can use a large mason jar and stuff it to the brim with things that a mom needs to get by every day: coffee; Chapstick; under eye concealer (because kids); really good chocolate not meant to be shared with anyone under the age of 18; a bottle of Tylenol; Kleenex; gum; etc. Get inspired on Pinterest.
You can use a Mason jar painted your mom’s favorite color, and fill it full of her favorite flowers. Decorated with a picture of her kids or grandkids, any mom will love this straight from the heart gift! Find some ideas here.
K-Cup Bath Bombs
Recycle your used K-Cup containers and make your own Bath Bombs! With a few ingredients that you may very well already have in the house, you can treat the moms in your life to a relaxing mother’s day gift they’ll love! Check out the tutorial here.
If you’re crafty, you absolutely have to make these agate coasters: they are gorgeous! By using imperfect pieces of agate (basically crystallized quartz) and a few key crafting supplies, you can make some incredible coasters that will have your mom bragging! Find step by step instructions on Making Lemonade.
Customized Recipe Box
If your mom loves using recipes on index cards, why not make a personalized recipe box? With a simple wooden box, some metal hardware and chalk paint, you’ll have all you need to for a beautiful recipe box for mom! For full instructions, visit Uncommon Designs!
Does your mom store all of her recipes on her iPad? If so, why not make an IPad holder, designed to be used in the kitchen while cooking! I can’t tell you how much I want to make one of these for myself! Have a look here at The Idea Room.
Shea Butter Balm
With ingredients you can find at health food stores, why not make shea butter balm stored in a hand-picked tin? So easy to make, and so nourishing for your mom’s skin! Have a look here.
If you’re a sewer (either by hand or with a machine), another great idea is this super cute tote bag that you can make from a tea towel! Choose a funky design, or something more traditional and surprise your mom with a useful gift she’ll use for years! Check it out here.