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10 Best DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for something unusual to surprise your mother, this Mother’s Day, why not try these DIY mothers day gift ideas. Finding the best Mothers Day Gift Ideas can be hard and can also cost a lot of money. We have come up with these handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas that are quick and easy to make. Some of these ideas require a cutting machine such as an xTool or a Silhouette but some can be simply made by hand.

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Mother’s Day is a special time of the year so make it a bit more special than just buying something off of the shelf. Homemade mothers day DIY gifts can be so unique and much more interesting and can actually mean a lot more to your mum. These Diy gift ideas are so simple to make for Mother’s Day. They are Homemade mothers day DIY gifts that do not cost a lot of money but can actually be so much more value. You can just make one small mothers day gift add a card and box of chocolates and you are done its the thought that counts. You can even make a card to add to it and make your moms day this Mother’s Day. 

The 10 Best Mothers Day Gift Ideas! Try making something for mom this Mother’s Day with these Homemade Mothers Day DIY gift ideas

Engrave your mum her own, personalised kitchen tools

If your mum likes a bit of baking or cooking in the kitchen , why don’t make your mum her own wooden kitchen tools. These baking spoon can be so easily engraved and they are so quick to do!

They can easily be engraved and personalised using a laser machine such as an xTool. An xTool is the perfect machine for hobbyist and great for making gifts for your loved ones.

To make the engravings on the wooden tools is really simple! You can even add your mums name too.

Cut out your mum a mothers day card with a cutting machine

Cards are always great DIY gift ideas. Sometimes just simply making a card can mean so much on mothers day. There are so many different designs you can make with a cutting machine. You can cut out layered projects to put on a card front or simply just make the front of the card. These simple SVGs are 5×7 and can be easily popped on to the front of a Mother’s Day card.
Add extra dimension with some pearl embellishments or Nuvo drops to the flowers or butterfly’s.

Mothers day card SVGS a Mothers Day Gift Idea

Make your mother an exploding box full of memories

Another Mothers Day Gift Idea is exploding boxes and they are so much fun to make and are so good to keep as a memory box. They are almost like a card and gift in one. This DIY gift is perfect to make with very little supplies and it can be filled with photos or even chocolates or a small gift in the middle.
The box is made of layers of card that you can decorate and embellish. You can cut out your box by hand using my how to cut your exploding box tutorial here or you can visit this exploding box tutorial for a free template to cut on the Cricut.

Exploding box tutorial

To make it even more unique pop pictures of yourself as a baby as a cute reminder inside.

exploding box full of memories tutorial for mothers day

Make your mum a shadow box or wall art

Shadow boxes are great fun and making one for mom on Mother’s Day is a beautiful handmade gift. This layered Mother’s Day wreath can be made with card and either be hung with ribbon, popped on to a card or placed in a shadow box for a stunning Mother’s Day shadow box design.

This Layered SVG has 5 layers so it has depth meaning it is perfect for a shadow box as they have deep box sides. These are always great Mothers Day Gift Ideas.

Layered Mother’s Day wreath Svg with butterflies Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Make your mom a a personalised monogram and decorate your home

Decorate your home this Mother’s Day for your mum with this mom stunning monogram cut file for Mother’s Day. You can make a wall sign or banner with this handmade Mother’s Day gift or again pop it in a frame. You could even make your moms name! Mom will love it!

Mothers day monogram svg

Design your mother a scrapbook for her to look back on in years to come

Preserving memories in the form of a scrapbooking will the perfect present for your mum. You can fill a scrapbook with lots of photos, memorabilia, pretty found objects and stories from the past. It will be something that she can cherish forever!
Making a Mother’s Day scrapbook is relatively easy and you can be as creative as you like. You need a few scrapbooking supplies to start with and some photos. You can create both large 12×12 albums or you can create smaller junk journal albums. Try this beginners guide on scrapbooking or this tutorial on scrapbooking your first page here.

Large title scrapbook page Cut file Donna Vallance. Embellishments wonders collection Paige Evans

Engrave a wooden chopping board for Mother’s Day

Engrave a chopping board for your mom this Mother’s Day. Chopping boards are great handmade diy gifts as they can be used every day in the home. You can make one with an eye catching slogan on or even your mums favourite recipe!
These wooden chopping boards can be personalised with your mothers name too.

Paint a water colour picture or card for Mother’s Day

Watercolour paintings are beautiful but they are not as hard as they look. You can use watercolour brush pens to create very easy watercolour flowers and make your own picture. You can create a watercolour painting to put in a frame or you can create a watercolour Happy Mother’s Day card.

Use this easy to follow watercolour flower tutorial to create your own handmade gift.

water colour brush pens flower tutorial to paint flowers, on a desk

Make your mum her very own bag

Everybody could do with an extra bag for shopping so why not make your own. If you purchase a canvas shopping bag you can decorate it yourself with vinyl. Easy iron on Vinyl is great for making your own gift bags.
You will need a cutting machine with a blade such as an xTool M1 , Silhouette or Cricut machine. Then you will need canvas bag and some heat transfer vinyl.

Make your mum her own beauty products

Your mum will love her own beauty products made by you! Why not try and make your own fragranced hairspray with this natural hairspray recipe. It would make the perfect gift if presented in a cute gift bag with a ribbon.

How to make hairspray at home using sugar water. Orange and lemon scented homemade hairspray for the curly girl method


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