Gallery: 6 Delightful DIY Mother’s Day Gifts to Make for Your Mum

Mother's Day is one of those holidays that's supposed to be meaningful but somehow ends up being all about buying stuff. This year, why not give your mom something she'll love while simultaneously sticking it to the man by making a DIY gift with your own two hands? From pretty hanging gardens to faux lace headboards, read on to check out all of our delightful DIY Mother Day gift tutorials. Your mom will love these even more than that macaroni picture frame you made her in first grade.

Easy-to-Make DIY Mother’s Day Gifts:


If your mom likes jewelry, she’ll love wearing a one-of-a-kind fabric necklace made by you. All you need is a few pieces of scrap fabric, some stones and some string and the result is an artsy accessory that you could find selling in a store for much more than it cost you to make.


Easy to make and super thoughtful, these DIY storage jars are a useful present for mothers who could use a little more organization in their lives (we think that applies to almost all moms, right?). They’re a great way to reuse old glass jars and look really neat presented in a box or basket with a set of colorful chalk.


Green-thumbed moms will adore the gift of a homemade hanging string bonsai garden. It’s an impressive present that looks complicated to make, but our DIY makes it a snap.


Is the need for coasters one of the many life tips given to you by your mother? Show her you appreciate and use that piece of wisdom by making her a set of DIY Scrabble coasters. Bonus points if she’s a Scrabble addict too!


Most mothers are so busy taking care of their families that they don’t have time to spend on interior design. If your mom’s bedroom could use some sprucing up, check out our easy faux lace headboard DIY to see how you can give your mum’s bedroom decor a pick me up.


Give the lovely lady that gave you life a living piece of greenery to wear with this DIY terrarium necklace. It’s really easy to make and a much longer-lasting alternative to flowers that will die in a matter of days.


If the way to your mom’s heart is through her stomach, give her a gift of gastronomy with these tasty homemade “pickled pink radishes”. They’re so easy to make that you can even brine up a few different batches of different kinds of veggies – pickles, pearl onions or garlic work great – and give her a scrumptious snacking set.

We hope you and your moms enjoy our DIY gift ideas – Happy early Mother’s Day everyone!


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  1. wadekins May 12, 2012 at 9:08 pm
  2. Niets Wiets May 12, 2012 at 2:18 pm


  3. Freisher May 10, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    My daughter made me a website, which was pretty neat. It was on and you can make a personal website and write some really nice things for your mom! She said it doesn’t take very long, too

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