35 DIY Gifts for Mom to Make at Home

Apr 15

Check out these easy and chic DIY gifts for Mom – the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gifts for moms, grandmas, spouses, sisters, aunts and your favorite neighbors! These gift ideas require basic skills to make and many feature materials and ingredients you may already have at home to make it sweet and simple to show Mom a little love this year.

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY No Sew Blanket

As a mom to a sweet little toddler, I have a serious love for homemade Mother’s Day gifts. I especially love those things that can be made simply, inexpensively and with few materials. Here I’ve rounded up 35 DIY gifts for mom that check all those boxes, many of which can be made with materials or ingredients you likely already have at home hopefully saving you time, money and a trip out to the store. Oh! But all of these ideas are totally lovely and something the mom in your life would love to receive.

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY No Sew Blanket

Where to Buy Craft Supplies Online

Many of the homemade gift tutorials linked below include links to their favorite materials and supply vendors. If you’d like to be able to make one of the DIY gifts featured here without having to make a supply run locally, check out the following places where you can find a great assortment of paints, clays, brushes, dyes, glitter, ModPodge, beads, leather supplies, adhesives and more:

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Body Scrub

What You Need to Make Homemade Gifts with Grocery Store Ingredients

I specifically included many gift ideas here that can be made largely with ingredients sourced at a local grocery store. You may have many of these ingredients at home already, or can find them easily on your next shopping run. Don’t forget to look in the beauty aisle and pharmacy section of your grocery store for some of these items.

  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Salt (coarse and fine ground)
  • Coconut oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh citrus fruit (lemons, limes, oranges)
  • Witch hazel
  • Fresh flowers
  • Glycerin
  • Essential oils
  • Honey
  • Epsom salts
  • Cocoa

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Room Spray

DIY Gifts for Mom

1.DIY room spray [above] can be customized to suit Mom’s favorite fragrances

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Bath Salts

2. DIY Floral Bath Salts are easy to make mostly with supplies you have at home already

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Splattered Keychain

3. A DIY speckled clay keychain is sweet little trinket for Mom

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Board Games

4. This homemade gold leaf checker board is perfect for the mom who loves old school board games

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Jewelry Dish

5. These DIY terracotta jewelry dishes are sweet for holding rings, trinkets or paper clips

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Lip Scrub

6. Homemade lip scrub gifted in a cute little jar can be made easily and inexpensively with ingredients from the pantry

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Bag Charm

7. This funDIY faux leather bag tag is a sweet addition to Mom’s bag collection

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Tea Towels

8. Perfect for the avid cook, make a trio of colorful handmade DIY tea towels

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Terracotta Earrings

9. These stylishDIY terracotta earrings are made with easy to use air dry clay

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Hand Sanitizer

10. Homemade hand sanitizer with printable labels makes a sweet little gift for Mom to tuck in her purse

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Mini Planters

11. These darlingDIY mini plant pots would look precious on a desk or a windowsill

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Rose Water Toner

12. Homemade rose water toner is another spa day essential easily made with household staples

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Sequin Sweater

13. Let Mom shine with a prettyDIY sequin sweater or use a cute sequined tee!

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Wrist Corsage

14. Honor Mom or Grandma with a prettyDIY wrist corsage

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Coffee Syrups

15. A trio of homemade flavored coffee syrups is perfect for your coffee fanatic (gift them in little mason or jam jars)

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Trinket Bowls

16. Hand painted indigo trinket dishes are easy for little hands to help make

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY No Sew Blanket

17. This DIY pom pom no-sew blanket is perfect for cozying up, lazy pool days or backyard summer picnics.

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Glitter Tumbler

18. A festive DIY glitter tumbler is a sweet gift for the iced coffee drinker in your life

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Hanging Planter

19. If Mom loves plants, she’ll love thisembroidery hoop hanging planter

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Mother's Day Gift Box

20. These homemade Mother’s Day gift boxes are easily customized for the mom in your life

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Dog Leash

21. Have a dog mom you love? Make her this pretty DIY rainbow dog leash

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Terracotta Planters

22. Homemade terracotta planters make the sweetest gift for your favorite plant lady

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Body Scrub

23. This homemade body scrub made with coconut and lime can be made in under five minutes and smells like a vacation

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Milk Bath

24. Mix up a batch oflavender milk bath for the ultimate spa day

DIY Gifts for Mom: Printable Coloring Pages

25. Pretty art prints made from printable coloring pages are a simple and nearly free way to show Mom a little love

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Flower Necklace

26. This homemade flower ribbon necklace is a fresh take on a classic wrist corsage – and so pretty!

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Wood Trivet

27. A pretty homemade wood bead trivet is both practical and thoughtful!

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Confetti Shoes

28. Jazz up a simple pair of white sneakers to make theseDIY rainbow confetti shoes

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Beaded Keychain

29. A simple DIY wooden beaded keychain can be made with very basic craft supplies and customized to Mom’s favorite colors

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Beaded Sculpture

30. This chic homemade Eames inspired sculpture is perfect for designerly moms

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Glitter Vase

31. These DIY glitter vases are easy to make and so lovely with fresh flowers

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Face Wash

32. Moms love homemade bath goodies like this homemade foaming face wash

DIY Gifts for Mom: Homemade Citronella Candles

33. DIY wine bottle citronella candles upcycled from used wine bottles are a fun addition to a porch or patio

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Mama Shirt

34. This sweet homemade Mama t-shirt can be made with a free template

DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY Market Tote

35. These colorful dip dyed market totes are perfect for taking to the farmer’s market

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