40 DIY Mother's Day Ideas Your Mom Will Love

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    DIY Mini Love You Mom Garland For Breakfast

    DIY Mini Love You Mom Garland
    DIY Mini Love You Mom Garland. Homey Oh My

    Start Mother's Day off right with your mom, or for your wife on behalf of the kids by making a mini I love you mom garland that you can stick into her breakfast stack of waffles or pancakes. The sweet DIY idea will make her breakfast in bed seem extra special.

    View the mini food garland at Homey Oh My.

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    DIY Relaxing Rose Petal Bath Soak

    DIY Rose Petal Bath Soak
    DIY Rose Petal Bath Soak. A Pumpkin And A Princess

    Your mother works hard and deserves some time to relax and pamper herself with some quality alone time. An easy way to help your mom relax is to make her a jar rose petal bath soak that she can pour into her bath, allowing her to relax in the bath with small floating rose petals. To make the gift seem, extra professional, stick the printable chalkboard label on the top of the jar.

    View the rose petal bath soak tutorial at A Pumpkin And A Princess.

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    DIY Breakfast In Bed Tray

    DIY Breakfast In Bed Tray
    DIY Breakfast In Bed Tray. Proper

    Surprise your mom on Mother's Day with breakfast in bed by serving her meal on a DIY tray that she can later use all year round. To make your own floral breakfast tray you can use decorative tape and wrapping paper to give Ikea's Trendig tray a new look.  To complete the breakfast in bed tray add your mom's favorite breakfast food, a small vase of fresh flowers and a card to wish her a happy Mother's Day.

    View the breakfast in bed tray tutorial at Proper.

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    DIY Painted Monogram Napkin Set

    DIY Painted Monogram Napkin Set
    DIY Painted Monogram Napkin Set. Design Improvised

    Create a set of custom painted monogram napkins for your mom in bright cheerful colors with a matching painted edge that she can use the next time she invites all the family over for a dinner party. 

    View the monogram napkins tutorial at Design Improvised.

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    DIY Herb Garden Starter Kit

    DIY Herb Garden Starter Kit
    DIY Herb Garden Starter Kit. The Merry Thought

    Does your mom love to cook with fresh herbs? Is so make her a herb garden starter kit by using clay to craft herb plant markets, and add some assorted herb seeds and floral sheers to a basket to give her everything she needs so she can start growing fresh herbs in her garden to cook with this year.

    View the herb garden starter kit tutorial at The Merry Thought.

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    DIY Custom Wood Plaque For Mom

    DIY Wood Plaque For Mom
    DIY Wood Plaque For Mom. Lovely Indeed

    Get your gift for Mother's Day ready in minutes by making your mom a silly custom plaque that you can decorate with gold patterned paper and stick on letters. The great thing about this DIY is it perfect for kids, and easy to customize by switching the pattern on the paper or the message. 

    View the wood plaque tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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    DIY Modern Floral Notebook

    DIY Modern Floral Notebook
    DIY Modern Floral Notebook. Inside My Hideaway

    Surprise you mom by making a set of modern floral notebooks that she can use to jot down notes or as a journal. These lovely books can be made in just a few minutes and will make a great gift for your mom as everyone could always need some extra beautiful stationary.

    View the modern floral notebook tutorial at Inside My Hideaway.

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    DIY Mother's Day Cake Topper

    DIY Mother's Day Cake Topper
    DIY Mother's Day Cake Topper. Proper

    Celebrate Mother's Day with a delicious homemade cake topped with a handmade Mother's Day cake topper that you can make by cutting out the template with your Cricut.

    View the Mother's Day cake topper tutorial at Proper.

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    Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags

    Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags
    Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags. Sarah Hearts

    Complete your wrapped gift or bouquet of flowers for your mom this Mother's Day by attaching a lovely printable Mother's Day gift tag that makes any gift seem extra special.

    View the printable Mother's Day gift tag tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

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    DIY Crystal Trinket Box

    DIY Crystal Trinket Box
    DIY Crystal Trinket Box. Homey Oh My

    Take a small wood box with a lid and paint it white and glue on a beautiful decorative crystal on top for the perfect spot for your mom to store some of her jewelry. 

    View the crystal trinket box tutorial at Homey Oh My.

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    DIY Childhood Photos Tea Bags

    DIY Childhood Photos Tea Bags
    DIY Childhood Photos Tea Bags. Northstory

    Make a heartfelt gift this Mother's Day by making her a box of photo tea bags. The custom tea bags are made by attaching a photo of the two of you together on the ends of the tea bag. The next time she wants to unwind, she can pour herself of tea and will get to see a photo of the two of you that is certain to make her smile.

    View the photo tea bags tutorial at Northstory.

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    DIY Polaroid Photo Magnets

    DIY Polaroid Photo Magnets
    DIY Polaroid Photo Magnets. A Bubbly Life

    These polaroid photo magnets make a great gift for your mom or grandma for Mother's Day as they will love photos of their kids or grandchildren which they can display in their kitchen or office.

    View the polaroid photo magnets tutorial at A Bubbly Life.

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    DIY Mother's Day Chocolate Bar Wrappers

    DIY Mother's Day Chocolate Bar Wrappers
    DIY Mother's Day Chocolate Bar Wrappers. The Kiwi In The Cloud

    Quickly make any chocolate bar seem extra special for Mother's Day by printing one of the candy bar wrapper templates that can go around your chocolate bar. Your chocolate loving mom is sure to be pleased when you surprise her with some sweets.

    View the Mother's Day chocolate bar wrappers tutorial at The Kiwi In The Clouds.

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    DIY Floral Mother's Day Bangle Bracelet

    DIY Floral Mother's Day Bangle Bracelet
    DIY Floral Mother's Day Bangle Bracelet. Lovely Indeed

    Help your mom feel extra pretty this Mother's Day by making her a sweet smelling bangle bracelet that she can wear that is made out of fresh flowers. To complete the gift make sure to print the gorgeous floral gift tag that doubles as a card where you write inside the tag why you love your mom.

    View the floral Mother's Day bangle bracelet tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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    DIY Quick Mother's Day Planter

    DIY Mother's Day Planter
    DIY Mother's Day Planter. Sarah Hearts

    Need a gift idea for your mom? Gift your mother a small house plant this Mother's Day that you can plant in a custom planter using a small food tin wrapped in a printable watercolor plant wrapper.

    View the Mother's Day planter tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

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    Delicious DIY Cowgirl Cookie Jar

    DIY Cowgirl Cookie Jar
    DIY Cowgirl Cookie Jar. Bakerella

    If you do not know what to get your mom this Mother's Day, one easy idea is to make her a mason jar with all the dry ingredients she needs to make a delicious batch of cowgirl cookies, which are soft and chewy cookies with pink M&Ms and pecans. To complete the gift print one of the labels to on the jar and your mom can have sweet and delicious cookies the next time wants to have something sweet.

    View the cowgirl cookie jar tutorial at Bakerella.

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    DIY Classic Striped Tea Towels

    DIY Classic Striped Tea Towels
    DIY Classic Striped Tea Towels. Studio DIY

    If one of your mom's favorite hobbies is trying to cook new dishes, then a set of beautiful classic tea towels she can use that were made by her child would be a welcomed gift. Learn how to make your own set of tea towels for your mom by using white tea towels and paint.

    View the classic striped tea towel tutorial at Studio DIY.

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    DIY I Love You Mom Mother's Day Tote

    DIY Mother's Day Tote
    DIY Mother's Day Tote. Sew DIY

    Make your mom a custom tote by either sewing your own bag or using a blank tote and iron on the free printable design that says I love you mom in French in the center of a large heart. Next time your mother needs to go shopping she can carry all her purchases in her new bag that you made her.

    View the Mother's Day tote tutorial at Sew DIY.

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    DIY Mother's Day Floral Soap Pops

    DIY Mother's Day Floral Soap Pops
    DIY Mother's Day Floral Soap Pops. Fall For DIY

    Treat your mom with some homemade soaps that have beautiful floral petals in them by using a popsicle mold to form your bars of soap. Once your soap has set you can wrap the soap with some clear wrap and tie a ribbon around the stick for a gift that looks like that it came from a trendy beauty boutique.

    View the floral soap pops tutorial at Fall For DIY.

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    DIY Hand Brushed Containers

    DIY Hand Brushed Containers
    DIY Hand Brushed Containers. Passion Shake

    Give your mom one of a kind hand painted container with stylish organic brushstrokes that she can use for storage, as a decorative accent or as a vase. This is a great DIY idea for the kids to try for mom as they can showcase their artistic talent by painting on a glass cup or small vase.

    View the hand brushed containers tutorial at Passion Shake.

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    DIY Leather Tassel Key Chain For Mom

    DIY Leather Tassel Key Chain
    DIY Leather Tassel Key Chain. A Beautiful Mess

    For your fashionista mother make her a stylish leather tassel key chain that she can attach onto her purse for some extra flair to her outfit. To make this great gift all you need is a key chain loop, a small piece of leather and some glue, there is no sewing required!

    View the leather tassel keychain tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

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    DIY Modern Jewelry Holder

    Modern Jewelry Holder
    Modern Jewelry Holder. Emily Henderson

    Your mother is sure to adore this modern jewelry holder that can be hung in a closet or bedroom to store necklaces or bracelets. To make your own simply cut a wooden block and glue a metal dowel to the block using wood glue.  To hang attach a sawtooth hanger to the back of the block.

    View the modern jewelry holder tutorial at Emily Henderson’s.

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    DIY Kid's Art Tea Towels

    Kid's Art Tea Towel
    Kid's Art Tea Towel. Setting For Four

    Creating a tea towel of your child’s art is a wonderful way to display your child’s masterpiece. To transfer your child’s drawing onto a tea towel simply place a white tea towel over the top of the drawing and using a permanent marker simply trace the design onto the tea towel. If you are having a hard time viewing the drawing underneath you try tracing the drawing on a window which will work as a light desk.

    View the kid's art tea towel tutorial at Setting For Four.

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    DIY Classic Apron

    Classic Apron
    Classic Apron. Wholly Kao

    It is easier than you think you create an apron that your mom is certain to love while cooking in the kitchen. To make your own you will need 1 yard of fabric and ½ yard of white muslin for the straps and ruffles. For the top piece of the apron, you will cut a rectangle with a heart or sweetheart neckline. While the bottom piece is a rectangle with the bottom two corners rounded off.  After it is simply a matter of using your sewing machine to sew the two pieces together, adding the straps and...MORE ruffles around the apron.

    View the classic apron tutorial at Wholly Kao.

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    DIY Tea Cup Candle

    Tea Cup Candle
    Tea Cup Candle. Budget Savvy Diva

    Head over to your local second-hand shop and pick up a vintage tea cup to make your own candle out of.  To make your own candle it is just a matter of adding the heated wax and the wick to a tea cup and you have your own adorable teacup candle that is sure to please mom.

    View the tea cup candle tutorial at Budget Savvy Diva.

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    DIY Gold Vase

    Gold Vase
    Gold Vase. Storypiece

    Mom is sure to love this gold accent vase that she can use to display either store bought flowers or fresh cut flowers from the garden. To make your own gold accent vase you’ll need a glass vase, gold paint, a foam brush and some painters tape. Design your vase by taping off stripes and painting between the painter's tape with gold paint.

    View the gold vase tutorial at Storypiece.

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    DIY Bath Bombs

    Bath Bombs
    Bath Bombs. Garden Therapy

    Help your mom relax after a long day with these bath bombs that will fizz in the tub and help soften her skin. To make your own bath bombs you will need a plastic mold to form the bomb, baking soda, citric acid, witch hazel, your favorite essential oil, and if desired natural colorants.  To make the bath bomb simply combine the coloring, baking soda, citric acid and essential oils.  Lightly spray the mixture with witch hazel and press into the molds. 

    View the bath bombs tutorial at Garden...MORE Therapy.

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    DIY Large Floral Wall

    DIY Mom Floral Backdrop
    DIY Mom Floral Backdrop. Proper

    Surprise your mom by creating a dramatic focal wall out of a plastic trellis decorated with mom spelled out of 125 carnations. The best part is as the flowers are just threaded through the trellis, at the end of your Mother's Day celebration you can pull out the carnations and present you mom with a ginormous bouquet of flowers.

    View the DIY mom floral wall tutorial at Proper.

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    DIY Mother's Day Food Banner

    DIY Mother's Day Food Banner
    DIY Mother's Day Food Banner. Studio DIY

    Start Mother's Day off for your mom by pampering her with breakfast in bed topped with this cute printable Mother's Day food flag that you can easily stick into her favorite breakfast treat such as pancakes or muffins.

    View the DIY Mother's Day food banner tutorial at Studio DIY.

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    DIY Mother's Day Flower Tags

    Mother's Day Flower Tags
    Mother's Day Flower Tags. Almost Makes Perfect

    If you are planning on buying flowers for your grandmother, mother or mother-in-law this Mother's Day make sure to download these cute tag cards that you can tie around the bouquet.

    View the Mother's Day flower tags tutorial at Almost Makes Perfect.

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    DIY Rose Body Scrub

    DIY Rose Body Scrub
    DIY Rose Body Scrub. Oh So Pretty

    Encourage your mom to pamper herself this Mother's Day by making her a sweet smelling rose body scrub that she is sure to enjoy.

    View the DIY rose body scrub tutorial at Oh So Pretty.

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    DIY Mother's Day Crown

    DIY Mother's Day Crown
    DIY Mother's Day Crown. Mr. Printables

    Help mom feel like a queen for the day by making her a crown to wear this Mother's Day.

    View the DIY Mother's Day crown tutorial at Mr. Printables.

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    DIY Mother's Day Baked Gift Packaging

    DIY Mother's Day Baked Gift Packaging
    DIY Mother's Day Baked Gift Packaging. Crafaholics Anonymous

    After you have baked your mom's favorite treats package them up with these Mother's Day baked goods packaging templates that you can assemble yourself.

    View the DIY baked gift packaging tutorial at Crafaholics Anonymous.

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    DIY Mother's Day Tea Bag Tags

    Does your mom enjoy a cup of tea? If so make her some custom tea bags that you can fill with her favorite tea blend and to complete the tea bag set decorate the DIY tea bags with Mother's Day themed tea bag tags that you can print at Lia Griffith.

    View the DIY Mother's Day tea bag tags tutorial at Lia Griffith.

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    DIY Floral Mother's Day Banner

    DIY Floral Mother's Day Banner
    DIY Floral Mother's Day Banner. Studio DIY

    Create a large Mother's Day banner using cardboard and flowers and email a photo of yourself holding your banner to send to your mom.

    View the DIY floral Mother's Day banner tutorial at Studio DIY.

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    DIY Patterned Photos Mat

    DIY Patterned Photos Mat
    DIY Patterned Photos Mat.

    If you are looking for an inexpensive gift idea take an empty photo frame and decorate the mat with colorful patterned paper and add a photo of your mother and yourself.

    View the DIY patterned photos mat tutorial at Design Love Fest.

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    DIY Painted Bowls

    DIY Painted Bowl

    Create a set of beautiful Japanese inspired patterned bowls by using ceramic paint to update regular small white bowls. Create a unique hand painted design on each bowl and package the bowls as a set for mom to use in the kitchen or to store jewelry in.

    View the DIY painted bowls tutorial at The Lovely Drawer.

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    DIY Lace Flats

    DIY Lace Flats
    DIY Lace Flats. Dream A Little Bigger

    Make your mom a set of elegant lace flats that she can wear while strolling around the city with this easy DIY project that can be done in half an hour. 

    View the DIY lace flats tutorial at Dream A Little Bigger.

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    DIY Colorful Leather Tote

    DIY Colorful Leather Tote Bag
    DIY Colorful Leather Tote Bag. Melissa Esplin

    Sew mom a beautiful leather bottom tote bag that she can use a weekender bag for travels, for shopping, or to carry her yoga gear on the way to the gym.

    View the DIY colorful leather tote tutorial at Melissa Esplin.

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    DIY Gold Brushstroke Macarons

    DIY Gold Brushstroke Macarons
    DIY Gold Brushstroke Macarons. Lovely Indeed

    Spoil mom this Mother's Day with homemade delicious macarons decorated with painted gold detailing. 

    View the DIY gold brushstroke macarons tutorial at Lovely Indeed.