My mom wanted gardening tools and supplies for the last couple of years. And windchimes. But now she has enough of those and this year, I am trying to figure out what to get for her. Why not go handmade?
I rounded up a list of some great handmade Mother's Day craft ideas that you can create and give from the heart.
1. DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipe
Another variation – brown sugar and honey scrub
2. Easy Recipe Card Book
Even though this blog post is Christmas themed, this recipe book tutorial can be used for any occasion, like Mother's Day! Make a recipe book from recipe cards – super fast and affordable!
3. Solid Perfume
4. Subway Art Pillow
They did this on a pillowcase but this would be cool on a sofa pillow as well. Perhaps with all the names of the grandkids?
5. Washi Tape Bookmarks
If mom loves to read, these are a fun and easy craft for the kids to make and include inside of a new book!
6. A Bowl For Happy Goodies
Another one the kids can help make – bowls made from perler beads! I love the look of these and think they woudl be great for mom to keep her earrings or spare changes or little chotskys in!
7. Frosted Candle Holder with Epsom Salts
This is perfect for kids to make for mom and costs next to nothing to make!
8. Garden Rocks
Make the ladybug rocks in this post or paint them as markers for the vegetable garden, this craft is fun and practical. I am totally making this one for my mom!
9. Tabletop Blocks
This one is great for grandma! Add photos of family members or grandkids to sets of blocks that can be rearranged to make funny people. Great for a coffee table activity.
10. Custom Framed Silhouette
Not Just Paper and Paint shares how to turn a photograph into a silhouette art piece to give as a gift: http://notjustpaperandpaint.com/2014/04/15/making-silhouette-art/
11. Succulent Planters with Mason Jars
The kids can totally get in on this one and mom will love that you're being green. You can also use vintage mason jars, baby food jars, or even tea cups to create these great succulent planters from theblissfulbee.com
12. A Note for Mom – Free Printable
BecomingMartha.com has a great free printable that you can use to make a card or a scrapbook page for mom.
13. Handmade Flowers Kids Can Make for Mom
Check out these great handmade flower ideas from CraftFoxes.
14. Custom Photo Canvas
Turn any photo into a photo canvas for mom – she'll love it!
15. Meegan Makes Round up of Ideas
Meegan shares a great roundup of amazing Mother's Day gift ideas.
16. A Mega Round up by Crafts by Amanda
And if that wasn't enough, Crafts by Amanda shares a HUGE list of gift tutorials.
17. Lavendar Bubbling Bath Salts
What I love about these is that you know what is in them. I am all about going healthy and natural this year and when I have bought bath salts as gifts in the past, well, who KNOWS what is in the bottle! You can give these with confidence and love!
Use beads to make a suncatcher for the kitchen window or for the car.
Are you making Mother's Day gifts this year? Please share in the comments!