DIY Mother's Day Gifts Mom Will Love

Find creative, easy-to-make Mother's Day gifts as unique as your own (very special) mom.

Hand-Painted Wooden Bracelets

These stylish bracelets are so easy to create and will make any mom smile. From fingerprints to polka dots and stripes, the kids can get creative making these especially for her!

Kids' Garden Stepping Stone

Shiny, sparkly finds instantly become artwork for Mom when turned into a found object stepping stone. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Mom Banner on Cabinet

Special \"Mom\" Banner

Moms everywhere will love being presented with this handmade paper banner. Little ones' handwritten messages on the back will make this a keepsake to cherish.

Block-Printed Napkins

Turn basic household items into simple stamps, then create your own custom-stamped towels and napkins.

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Herringbone Tray and Box

With a little paint and simple balsa wood tiles, you can make a beautiful, customizable tray or box to give Mom for Mother's Day. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Candle and Breakfast

Kids' Artwork Candleholder

Personalize simple glass hurricanes with kids' artwork as a sweet handmade gift for Mother's Day. This easy project can be made by children of all ages.

Fingerprint-Embellished Frames

The kids will have a great time making these one-of-a-kind keepsake frames that Mom will love, especially when a favorite photo is included.

Lined Tote Bag

Easy-Sew Lined Tote Bag

A straightforward sewing project for tweens, teens or anyone new to sewing, this lined fabric tote bag is perfect for moms on the go.

Chic Macrame Planter

Macrame is back in a big way. To bring this craft out of the 70's and into the 21st century, a neon and metallic color palette was used. It's the perfect size for a small vase or planter, but it would be a great way to show off succulents or air plants, too. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Printable Mother's Day Cards

Show her your care with one of these easy-to-make printable cards, then add 3-D flowers or ribbon embellishments to make it special. The inside is blank and ready for your heartfelt note.

Kayla Kitts

Colorful Dipped Utensils

Give Mom something practical, beautiful and handmade this Mother's Day by dressing up wooden utensils with a splash of her favorite hue. Trendy dip dye looks even fresher when you paint each one with gradually lighter paint, creating an ombre effect.

Chalkboard Pots

Chalkboard Flower Pots

Inexpensive terra-cotta pots get a playful makeover with chalkboard paint; fill with her favorite blooming bulbs for a cheery pop of spring color.

Fingerprint-Decorated Table Runner

This darling, colorful table runner is so easy to create. Kids can personalize a plain white table runner with colorful fingerprints.

Confetti-Dotted Vase Place Setting

Painted Glass Vases

Dress the table with these easy-to-make confetti-dotted vases. All you need is a small glass vase, opaque glass paint and a tooth pick to create your design.

Decoupaged Photo and Quote Cans

Transform empty tin cans into personalized desk storage for Mom's office supplies. Glue on colorful images and favorite sayings to create a look she'll love.

Silhouette Frames

Framed Child's Silhouette

A framed silhouette is a classic keepsake that Mom will cherish for years to come. A digital camera, computer and printer make this centuries-old craft a snap.

Painted Handmade Jewelry Box Photography by H. Camille Smith

Easy-to-Craft Handmade Jewelry Box

Turn inexpensive fence-post caps from the home improvement store into a pretty jewelry or gift box. By itself, the box makes a sweet Mother's Day gift; fill it with sweet treats or a small trinket for a handmade gift she won't soon forget.

Kayla Kitts

Painted Market Basket

Send Mom to the farmers' market in style this season with a vibrant basket painted with a trendy pattern. This craft would look equally at home storing blankets, pillows and magazines beside the sofa.

Pressed-Flower Coasters Farima Alavi

Pressed-Flower Coasters

Skip the bouquet this Mother's Day — give your mom a set of pressed-flower coasters instead. Dry or buy the flowers of your choice, then set them between cut glass with a little glue.

Victorian-Inspired Jewelry Box Photography by Ellen Silverman. Excerpted from Past & Present (STC Craft) by Amy Azzarito. Copyright 2013.

Victorian-Inspired Jewelry Box

This DIY jewelry box was inspired by Victorian garden grottos. Plastic insects and seashells affixed to a paper suitcase and spray painted gold are a fun nod to the Victorian obsession with collecting and displaying natural specimens. Mom will love the metallic hue and the storage space for her own collection.

White Jewelry Wall Organizers

Wine Crate Jewelry Organizer

Don't trash those empty crates of vino: Give them a brand-new purpose by turning them into jewelry display boxes that will showcase Mom's stunning collection and keep it organized, too.

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Low-Sew Felt Bowls

Scared of the sewing machine? That's okay! You can still make these adorable hand-sewn felt bowls with just a couple stitches. They're perfect for organizing Mom's craft supplies or sweetly packaging up one of her gifts. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Canister Label With Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard Kitchen Canisters

Glass canisters are practical, inexpensive and readily available, but can be a bit boring. Chalkboard paint and an easy-to-apply stenciled detail transform them into gift-worthy kitchen accessories.

Homemade Lip Balm Gift DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Natural, Glossy Lip Balm

Whip up this wonderfully nourishing — and delightfully glossy — lip balm this Mother's Day. Give the gift alongside a spa or cosmetics gift card. It also makes a great gift for the grandmas in your life.

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Pom-Pom Banner and Decorative Letters

Colorful pom-poms and 3D cardboard letters combine to form a festive party banner or fun bookshelf decor Mom will cherish for years to come. Spell out \"Mom,\" \"Love\" or another fitting phrase to make it extra special. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Pillow and Throw on Teal Bench

Easy-Sew Outdoor Pillow

Stitching up an outdoor pillow to brighten up a porch or deck is a great project for a sewing novice. Select materials that are made to withstand bright sun and moisture to keep Mom's custom pillows looking great year after year.

Wind Chime Project

Colorful Wind Chimes

Transform tiny terra-cotta pots into cheery music for Mom's garden. These chimes are constructed entirely by knotting and gluing — no drilling required!

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Doily Dream Catcher

Present Mom with a handmade dream catcher fashioned from an old doily.

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