20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: DIY Ready!

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it, so it’s time to start thinking about what to get mom this year. And what better way to say, “I love you,” than to make something especially for her? You don’t have to go to the store and buy the most expensive present possible, instead, sometimes a DIY creation could be the perfect way to show her how much you care. Let’s take a look at some easy, DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas!

1. Tin Can Planters.

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All you need are some old tin cans and some spray paint to make this happen. You can add embellishments and, of course, add some flowers in there too! Mom can display then in the kitchen, porch or windowsills!

2. Heart Art.

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Make some “heart art” for her this year! Find an easy tutorial to walk you through the motions using any color strings and your mom will have something extra special and a bit funky for the walls.{found on tgkdesigns}.

3. Jewelry Display.

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Make something for your mom to hang her necklaces on! Not only will this help her organize and find her favorites faster, but it’s also quite stylish too!{found on mojomade}.

4. Funky Clocks.

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All you need is an embroidery hoop to make this little cutie happen. Pick some patterned fabric and get to work. Mom can hang this up in her home office or even in the breakfast nook.{found on brit}.

5. Storage Totes.

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Has she been complaining about organizing the family photo albums or needing a new hamper? Make these easy containers by re-purposing one of your brothers’ or boyfriends’ old leather belts and some old shipping boxes!{found on brit}.

6. Floral Wreath.

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Nearly anyone can make this happen! A floral wreath is the perfect gift for a mom who loves a bit of girlish charm! She’ll have a special gift and a special way to welcome her guests.{found on lovelyindeed}.

7.Chalkboard Containers.

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Make Mom’s life a little easier in the kitchen. Grab some simple containers at the store. Add chalkboard labels or paint them with chalkboard paint. Then she has an easy way to store all of the kitchen essentials.{found on ohsoverypretty}.

8. Painted Bottles.

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Grab some old bottles, of any shape or size, and paint them! Then your mom can have a set of new vases, mantle and centerpiece decorating accents to mix and match with!

9. Rustic Cheese Tray.

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Does mom love throwing dinner parties? Or does she just love a really great cheese paired with a sweet wine? Give mom something fun by creating one of these rustic cheese trays for her!{found on brit}.

10. Beeswax Candles.

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Who doesn’t love candles? A beautiful golden color, an organic appeal and something wonderful for a bit of relaxation, there isn’t a mom out there that couldn’t use a something like this to light up the bathtub, reading nook or breakfast bar.{found on abeautifulmess}.

11. Kitchen Herbs.

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Give her a complete kitchen planter already filled with some of her favorite herbs! Rosemary, dill and cilantro not only smells amazing, looks amazing but she can cook with it too!{found on diynetwork}.

12. Pin Cushions.

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Does your mom love to sew? Does she spend a lot of time creating in the craft room? Well why not make her a personalized and adorable mason jar pin cushion?{found on westermanfam}.

13. Kitchen Chalkboard.

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This one is so easy and there are so many ways to personalize and get creativity with it. Make mom a chalkboard menu to go in the kitchen! She can keep up with what’s going on for dinner in a stylish and adorable way.{found on tysgirlygirl}.

14. Hanging Planter.

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Why not try your hand at something just a bit more difficult. A hanging planter can be done in a variety of ways, although we feel this super contemporary one takes the cake!{found on northstory}.

15. Fingerprint Frames.

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This one if perfect for the kiddos, and it’s fun too! Grab some paint and have the little ones cover a simple frame in their tiny fingerprints. Then display some of the best photos of mom!{found on hgtv}.

16. Jewelry Dish.

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Create something for her vanity. She can easily spruce up the dresser with a beautiful tray and display some of her favorite jewelry too. We are loving the chic polka-dots.{found on shopsweetthings}.

17. Colorful Utensils.

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Jazz up the kitchen even more by dipping some wooden utensils in her favorite color. Create an ombre effect or go with all different, vivacious shades! This is another kid-friendly gift idea!{found on hgtv}.

18.Watercolor Pillows.

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Yes, you can paint your pillows! And the whole family can join in to create one that’s extra special! We love how beautiful and personal these throw pillow are and they’ve got a lot of sentiment behind them too!{found on site}.

19. Succulent Wreath.

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A bit offbeat and funky, instead of creating a wreath of fake florals, try something a little more refreshing. Create a homey accent by using live succulents to fill a wreath!{found on bloglardocelar}.

20. Tea Towels.

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If you have a knack for sewing or embroidery, try making Mom some of her very own, gorgeous tea towels. They’re easy to personalize and full of personality.{found on skiptomylou}.