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They’re guaranteed to make her smile. 🥰
Store-bought goodies make great Mother’s Day gifts, but a DIY gift made with love can brighten Mom’s day even more! If you need a little inspiration in that department, look no further than these easy Mother’s Day crafts that are fun to make, and even better to gift! Pair them with DIY Mother’s Day cards and the loving mama in your life will be so touched.
Whether your mom loves flowers or chocolate, swoons over long baths and relaxing sleep, or constantly loses her jewelry and keys, ahead you’ll discover dozens of crafts and DIY ideas that will make your mom feel all warm and fuzzy inside when she opens them. That’s the best part about DIY Mother’s Day gifts. Not only do they show that you put a lot of thought into what to give them, but they also show that you’re willing to put in the extra effort to make it special. Nothing here is too over-the-top and would be lovely if paired with a delicious Mother’s Day brunch or breakfast in bed. With so many ideas to choose from—that are easy for kids to make, too—you’ll have no problem finding a Mother’s Day craft worthy of your mom!
Who would believe that a milk carton is underneath all of that color? 🤯 Your kids will love decorating the basic shape of this birdhouse with tissue paper in a variety of colors.
Get the tutorial at Happiness is Homemade.

There’s a two-step process here: First, take your kids foraging for fresh flowers to press—then, turn them into a work of art with this tutorial. Win-win!
Get the tutorial at Lily Ardor.
Believe it or not, these floral creatures are made with nothing more than discarded cardboard boxes. Add a few bright florals and adorable facial features, and you’ve got yourself a winning gift.
Get the tutorial at Hello Wonderful.
Cheerful and playful, this rainbow-hued clutch is a fabulous summer accessory. Oh, and it’s roomy enough to hold all of her favorite things.
Get the tutorial at Club Crafted.
With your kids on the decoration committee, this banner might not look as picture-perfect as it does here, it’s true. But no matter what, Mom’s sure to appreciate the sentiment.
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

Upgrade a blank apron into a heartfelt gift for Mom in minutes with this tutorial. You’ll just need heat transfer vinyl, fabric paint, and a cute pom-pom trim.
See more at The Craft Patch.

Aren’t these sweet? Pair these adorable bouquet “bracelets” with a cute mini Mother’s Day card—this blogger offers a wonderful printable.
See more at Lovely Indeed.
Help her display her favorite earrings in style with this cute DIY jewelry organizer. Pro tip: Use the printable template to make sure all the mini holes are lined up perfectly!
See more at Sarah Hearts.
Turn her kiddos’ handprints into a gift she’ll cherish for years to come. (Don’t forget to add their names and ages!)
Get the tutorial at Grey House Harbor.
Any mama would love wearing this sweet, flower-decorated t-shirt. Use various heat transfer vinyl colors to create a custom look.
See more at Sarah Hearts.

If crafting isn’t really your thing, not to worry: You can still get creative by curating a collection of Mom’s favorite pampering products. Top it off with a cute printable gift tag that celebrates your “pretty awesome” mom.
Get the tutorial at Fun Squared.
Make mom her new favorite photo album using scrapbook paper, stickers, and cute photos of the two of you through the years. She’ll never get tired of flipping through it!
Get the tutorial at Create Craft Love.
Throw mom an epic flower power brunch with these fun DIY ideas, including floral glasses, dishes, and even floral smoothie bowls!
See more at Studio DIY!
For a gift that keeps on giving, make Mom a coupon book filled with fun activities for you to do together. After all, there’s nothing she loves more than your company!
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Instead of giving your mom a bouquet of flowers that will wilt, consider crafting some that will last forever. To make even more of an impact, write notes on the back of each one.
Get the tutorial at One Little Project.
If your mom always has her hands full, making her the perfect tote will be a great gift—and a great help!
Get the tutorial at Crazy Little Projects.
Mom will love sipping coffee or tea from a mug adorned with her little one’s artwork. Use your Silhouette to easily make one for Mom and one for Grandma!
Remind her of all your favorite moments together by creating a one-of-a-kind photo book. She’s sure to shed a tear when flipping through the pages.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Does your mom have a green thumb? If so, she’ll love this colorful homemade planter.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
If you know your mom’s favorite quote, get it framed! Instead of just printing it out, get creative and decorate around it with watercolors.
Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.
Help your kids create this crafted hand cactus to give to their grandma this Mother’s Day.
Get the tutorial at One Little Project.
Nothing says love quite as much as homemade goodies. That’s why these DIY bubble bath bars are such a great idea for Mother’s Day.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Just about any kid will tell you that pipe cleaners are the best. That means that not only will this project make mom smile, it will make your kids smile while creating it too.
Get the tutorial at One Little Project.
If your mom has a favorite fabric or design, you make some cute masks that she can show off.
Get the tutorial at Crazy Little Projects.
Perfect for the mom who loves statement earrings, this acrylic earring holder will make her grin from ear-to-ear.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Remind her that it’s okay to take a break and rest for once. This DIY pillow spray will help!
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
These delicate paper flowers are actually made of handprints! Best of all, unlike real flowers, they won’t wilt.
Get the tutorial at One Little Project.
Why go to a jewelry store when you create something even more sentimental from home? Using clay, you can create a one-of-a-kind thumbprint necklace that your mom will treasure.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Before giving your mom a new framed photo, consider making one by yourself.
Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
Tell your mom just how much she means to you with this colorful candle votive. You can choose between a real candle or a battery-operated one to put inside.
Get the tutorial at I Heart Arts n Crafts.