15 Handmade Mother's Day Gifts From Etsy

May brings flowers and a time to celebrate all the moms in our village. Shower them with these handmade and personalized gifts.

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April 17, 2020

One aspect I love about Etsy is that most sellers take extra time to prep their products for shipping. They put them in cute boxes, tuck them into colorful tissue paper or packing envelopes, and finish them off with a pretty bit of string. Often, you even find an extra surprise, like a sweet treat, tucked in there, as well.

These little touches, besides the fact that I'm supporting small businesses, is one reason I love turning to Etsy for gifts, especially ones that I'm going to ship. There's no fear of my recipient getting a gift randomly thrown into a box with bubble wrap. Plus, if it's coming to me to pass along, half my wrapping job is already done.

Since most of us will likely be shipping gifts this Mother's Day, I scrolled through Etsy to find my favorite picks for all the moms in our lives and discovered plenty of heartfelt and creative ideas you'll love giving as much as she'll love receiving.


When you live a state (or six) away from your family, this mug reminds your mom where your heart truly belongs. Sipping her coffee or tea in this thoughtful cup will give her morning routine a little extra love.

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Even if your mom didn't get a chance to stare at a starry sky the night you were born, we guarantee it's a moment she'll never forget. Bring the stars to her with this customizable print. Simply send the seller the dates and places where you and your siblings were born, as well as your mom's info, and she creates a design showcasing the actual night's sky from those locations and days.

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Whether your mom is already a crafty maven or has never picked up a needle in her life, she'll enjoy this oh-so-cute embroidery kit. It comes with everything needed to do the project: hoop, floss, needle, fabric, heat-erasable pen and step-by-step instructions. I'm a big fan of TheBarmyFox and would suggest heading over to her Instagram and YouTube accounts for more embroidery instruction or to follow along on one of her stitch-alongs.

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This sweet little gift is perfect for new grandmas. The hand-stamped aluminum and copper discs are marked with important years of her life and have a delicate birthstone detail.

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Bring a note of her gardening love and a reminder of hope into her home with this wood-framed quote. Available in three sizes and six different frame colors, you can easily find the right addition to her home's decor.

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Classic with a geometric twist, these beautiful studs are made from custom blue porcelain clay. The dipped-in-gold finish is hand-painted 22-karat gold luster and the backs are sterling silver.

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I can't say enough about these prints and working with Eva to create such stunning heirlooms. A few years ago, I ordered them for my mom, aunt and mother-in-law, and the prints continue to have places of honor in my family members' homes. Log into your mom's Ancestry.com account and surprise her with a lovely display of family heritage.

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Turn an everyday item into a gorgeous heirloom. Send in a scan of a handwritten recipe from a beloved relative and 3DCarving will laser-engrave it on a bamboo cutting board.

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Especially if you're shipping a Mother's Day gift this year, this is a sweet all-in-one selection. Each gift box has a petite succulent and scented soy candle sent straight to your mom's door. For a few extra dollars, you can also upgrade the gift with lip balm, chocolate or a bath bomb.

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Like most moms, I feel this shirt deeply and know all my friends would appreciate and get a much-needed laugh out of it. Reviewers say the shirt material is uber soft, which is perfect for pairing with leggings and lots of home time with the kiddos.

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Because it's something she would never think to get for herself, take her bath time to the next level with this handy caddy. It holds all her bath essentials, from bath bombs and oils to books and candles, so she can sit back and relax.

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Stick this cute marker in a potted plant or flower to deliver to her front doorstep this year. If she's a plant lover, it'll give her a good laugh, or if flowers don't live long in her house, it'll serve as a friendly reminder.

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A twist on the traditional locket, this brass egg-shaped necklace unscrews at the bottom so you can hide a secret message inside. Send Gracie your sweet note (20 words max), and she'll engrave it on a paper scroll to be included in the locket.

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If your mom is constantly grabbing two mitts to pull her heavy Dutch oven or cast-iron pan, grab one of these gorgeous double oven mitts for her. I'm eyeing this simple botanical print, but the shop is full of colorful florals and fun Scandinavian designs.

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Gift the grandma in your life a place to display kids' artwork and school pictures. You can personalize it with whatever name your Nana or Grammie or Mimi goes by, and pick from five finishes and three to five clips.

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DIY Punny Mother's Day Cards 02:28

Play around with the paper craft quilling to make punny cards for Mom.

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