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10 Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted by  ·  May 3, 2011  ·  Last Updated: April 25, 2016

If you are looking for a lovely handmade gift for Mother’s Day check out these beautiful DIY tutorials. You don’t have to spend tons of money to give the best gift ever. These gifts are beautiful ways to express love to your mom. The best part is they can be handmade putting your heart into the gift.

Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Have you ever wanted to know how the florist makes those beautiful bouquets? Now you can make your very own.

How to make a flower bouquet

This sweet little jar filled sewing items makes for a most useful gift!

Sewing Kit In A Jar

I really dig these bracelets. This would be a good project to let a child’s creativity shine for their mom!

DIY Bangle Bracelets

This is a modern take on the old fashion silhouette portraits. This one would look great hanging in the kitchen for special notes.

Silhouette Chalkboard

Sew up mom something she really needs! This easy felt eyeglass case uses recycled sweaters.

Felt Eyeglass Case

This sweet little glass jar makes the perfect way to gift flowers picked from your yard.

Mother’s Day Vase

This tiny little handprint is sure to bring a smile when you hang the magnetic clip on your refrigerator. Be sure to check out the sweet little poem it comes with.

Hand-print Clip

Make mom’s drawers smell amazing with handmade handkerchief sachets. She might even have a few handkerchiefs around that could be repurposed for this.

Handkerchief Sachets

This easy infinity scarf tutorial makes for a lovely gift.

Infinity Scarf

Glass tile pendants can be a great way to preserve a special photo, swatch of fabric or favorite papers.

Glass Tile Pendants (Simply Modern Mom and Sabby In Suburbia)

……..mom might also like an new apron.


  1. Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
    Love the Silhouette Chalkboard that's such an adorable gift idea not even just for mothers day!
  2. Hamilton
    Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
    Make a love note
  3. Hamilton
    Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
    I think you could add one more thing.get a canvas and make a big heart with maybe a little speech
  4. Monday, May 7th, 2012
    Lovely mother's day gift ideas, especially these handkerchief sachets. Here an idea for wrapping these gifts:
  5. Becky
    Friday, April 27th, 2012
    I love the Silhouette Chalkboard!A good gift for small children is coloring pages they can give mom like http://www.thecolor.com/Category/Coloring/Mothers%20Day.aspx?holiday
  6. Friday, March 9th, 2012
    Lovely arts!! These handmade gift are really awesome and pleasent.I would love to try these ideas.Thanks for sharing your creative ideas.Well done for the efforts made.
  7. Grace
    Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
    How creative and cute! To help add for the list, here's a recipe for a homemade spa day for mom. Could be a great idea. :)
  8. Thursday, May 5th, 2011

    I work for radio station in Chester County, Pennsylvania and I am conducting interviews for the morning show for gift ideas for Mother's day. Would you be interested in an on-air interview for 7:10am, 7:20am or 7:40am (eastern time) tomorrow, Friday May 6th? It will be about 5-10 minutes long. Thanks!

    Samantha Feeny
    WCHE Morning Magazine
  9. Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
    Love that vase with the hand stamped tag!
  10. Kibba
    Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
    Is it wrong that I want to make several of these gifts for myself? LOL! I think I will. Thanks for all of the great ideas.
  11. lilyflower
    Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
    These are some great gift ideas! I'm also partial to the idea of making charitable donation for my mother as a gift. This year I am donating to Smile Train because Smile Train Is All About Outcomes !
  12. Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
    Lovely ideas!

    Also wanted to share our Teacup Bird Feeders

    and our jewley holder
  13. Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
    I love that scarf! Its too hot in TX for scarfs though. Dang!
  14. Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
    Wow!!! Thanks for posting all of these great projects - they all look so fun and simple too!
  15. Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
    Thanks for sharing some really neat ideas, just in time for my last minute crafting for Mother's Day!
  16. Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
    Such great gifts! Loving the scarf and those fun bangles!