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Homemade Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a special day for Moms everywhere and gives Moms a little extra love on a day dedicated for them. Celebrate Mom or the mother figure in your life with something that’s homemade with a personalized touch.

Sure, it’s probably easier to go to the mall and buy your Mother’s Day gift. But we are always a big fan of going the DIY route to show your love and appreciation. Whether you are looking to help kids make their Mother’s Day in your classroom, or you’re the Dad looking to get crafty with the kids for once, here’s a few unique and special homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas we know Mom will just adore.

A Beauty Gift for Your Beautiful Mom

Every Mom could use some time to unwind and de-stress. This beauty mask will do just the trick. Help the kids make this beauty mask so that she can relax in luxury.


Infusing this mask with dried lavender, the soothing scent will immediately take the day’s stress away in just moments. See the tutorial featured here.

Hand Print Vase

Create these unique mason jars for a handy way to display flowers. Christina’s Adventures featured this hand print vase that makes use of trendy mason jars.


Painting the inside of the jars gives this homemade Mother’s Day gift the pretty color it needs to display colorful flowers.

Photo Vases Filled With Smiles

This flower vase is so easy to make even the little ones can create them with their tiny fingers. Adventures of a Betty Crocker Wannabe showed featured this adorable idea here.


Have the kids paint on paper to create the flowers you’ll glue their photos on. And all you need for the vase is a plastic cup.

A DIY Heart Necklace

Clones n Clowns featured this pretty yet tricky DIY jewelry. So this Mother’s Day gift idea would be better for the more craftier person looking to make their Mom something extra special.


See the tutorial to see how to get these knots n perfectly using string in Mom’s favorite colors!

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