Grab a paper doily and some Mod Podge to make a beautiful DIY Doily Candle using an inexpensive glass jar candle holder from the grocery store or your favorite candle company. If your mom loves candles, you have to make her this custom candle holder with her favorite scent of candle.
I love projects that involve using my scraps and leftovers, so these watercolor style no sew fabric bookmarks were a must-make craft! If your mom is a bookworm, she is bound (get it, haha!) to love these pretty handmade bookmarks. Feel free to use any color watercolor paints you like to make this a truly custom gift.
Create your own bud vases with a little spray paint and this glass bottle upcycle project. This is a fantastic budget-friendly DIY. Paint some glass jars out of your recycle bin and grab a bouquet of fresh flowers from Trader Joes or the Farmer’s Market.
Follow this quick glue resist fabric dyeing tutorial, and learn how to use craft glue and fabric paint to add beautiful designs to fabric. Mom will love having these little zippered pouches to help keep her organized – think in her purse or work bag, a makeup bag for travel, and everything in-between.
Grab a mason jar, some craft paint, scrapbook paper, and Mod Podge. The creative possibilities are just about endless. I bought a Mother’s Day card and decorated this Decoupage Mason Jar Vase to coordinate.
Go the extra mile and create customized gift wrap ribbon to add the perfect touch to your Mother’s Day gift. It’s super easy to do using HTV (heat transfer vinyl). Get creative and add any message you like to your fabric ribbon.
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Grab some oven-bake polymer clay and small alphabet stamps and let your imagination run wild. You can choose any colors of watercolor paint you like, in any combination, to suit mom's decor style and preferences. And honestly, with watercolor paints, there's no way to really mess up on this craft. So this is a perfect DIY for a novice crafter.
If you're short on time, this is the perfect Mother's Day craft for you! All you need is the free printable provided, a cute jar or planter, and a mini potter herb. Make a quick transplant, add a tag, and you're in business. Too easy!
What better way to unwind and de-stress than with a therapeutic soak in the bath tub? Give mom these homemade bath salts and let her know she deserves ro wind-down unplug. Give these as a standalone gift, or add to a gift basket with other spa essentials like candles, bubble bath, and an eye mask.
No matter what you gift Mom on her special day, son't forget about the gift wrap. Add these DIY paper calla lillies to any present with a ribbon to show mom that you went the extra mile with her gift this year.
Is your mom a shutter bug? Then she definitely deserves something other than that scratchy (and boring) camera strap. Turn a beautiful scarf into a totally custom camera strap that mom is sure to love.
If your mom loves accessories and jewelry, then go the practical route and make her a simple display to help keep her watches and bracelets organized. This bracelet organizer is both beautiful and functional.
No matter what your mom's home decor style it, you can easily customize this DIY wall sign to suit her. Just grab a piece of weatehred wood, a picture frame, or plaque. Then have everyone dip their hands in paint before leaving their handprint behind. Plus, this is a wonderful way to remember how small everyones' hands were when they are grown.
Can you tell Ii really like DIY Mother's Day gifts that center around bubble baths? If you're at all handy, you could try your hand at making this bathtub tray. That way mom can enjoy a book and cup of tea while she relaxes in the tub,
Calling all drawers and doodlers! If you have any sort of drawing or painting skill, then this craft is for you. Let your imagination run wild drawing patterns with flowers and leaves. Then seal with Mod Podge for a lasting finish.