5 Mother's Day Crafts You Can Make With Your Mom
Instead of giving Mom a homemade gift, craft together for a Mother's Day you'll both enjoy.
Make her day special — and get in some quality time with Mom while you're at it — by spending the day crafting together. Whether your mom is an avid gardener or traveler, we have a craft for that.
For the Fashionista
Get a few generations involved with this wood bracelet craft! Have your kids finger paint a design for Grandma, or create your own intricate design.
Make It: Hand-Painted Wooden Bracelets
For the Gardener
Inexpensive terra-cotta pots get a playful makeover with chalkboard paint; fill with everything from blooming bulbs to chunky succulents. Or use for budding seedlings — a chalk-scrawled note will help you remember which seeds you sowed.
A perfect springtime craft, show your appreciation for Mom's green thumb by painting terra cotta pots with chalkboard paint. Get the kids involved, and have your kids draw pictures for Grandma using chalk.
Make It: Chalkboard Pots
For the Artsy Mom
Take Mom's love for antiquing and transform one of her secondhand finds, like a doily, into a stunning dream catcher.
Make It: Doily Dream Catcher
For the Traveler
Showcase her love of traveling with intricate string art that's in the shape of a world map.
Make It: Large-Scale World Map String
For the Wine Connoisseur
Spruce up Mom's favorite glass of wine by helping her concoct a spherical popsicle filled with brandy, grilled fruit, orange juice and mint. Sipping on this will be the perfect way to end her special day.
Make It: Grilled Peach and Brandy Popsicle
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 ribbon embellishments to make it special. The inside is blank and ready for your heartfelt note.
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.