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22 Gorgeous Handmade Gifts for Mom for Mother’s Day

Looking for beautiful things to make for Mother’s Day? You’ll love these Gorgeous Handmade Gifts for Mom we’re sharing today.

Gorgeous Handmade Gifts for Mom

Surprise your mom this Mother’s Day with one of these Gorgeous Handmade Gifts for Mom. Because who deserves to be treated more than our moms for all the hard work they’re doing? So make this day truly special for her and show her how much you love her with one of these beautiful DIY gifts.

In this round-up, you will find Special Keepsake Gifts to Cherish with beautiful handprint and flower crafts, Pampering Gifts for Mom with homemade bath bombs and bath salts, and Functional Gifts for Mom with gorgeous trinket dishes, mugs, bookmarks and pretty jewelry.

Scroll below and get inspired to craft something truly unique that your mom will love.

Things to Make for Mother’s Day: Special Keepsake Gifts to Cherish

1. Handmade Book for Mom

Handmade Book for Mom

I love this kid-made book idea for Mother’s Day. It’s easy enough for a last-minute gift and special enough that mom will want to keep it in her box of special keepsakes. To print out the templates for this beautiful Handmade Book for Mom visit the link below.

Learn more: Hello Wonderful

2. Child’s Handprint Clay Jewelry Dish

Child’s Handprint Clay Jewelry Dish

The handprint gift for Mother’s Day has become a ubiquitous gift of young children to parents and grandparents, and for good reason. Capturing a child’s hand in a lasting way is a sweet and charming way to capture the fleeting smallness of those special days. This Child’s Handprint Clay Jewelry Dish is a really beautiful way of keeping a moment in time as a treasure.

Learn more: Simple As That

3. Pressed Flowers Mother’s Day Craft

Pressed Flowers Mother’s Day Craft

Learn a simple flower drying method and create this gorgeous Pressed Flowers Mother’s Day Craft to surprise your mom. In this project, the dried flowers are arranged between two pieces of glass and held within a frame. Younger children will need assistance with this project, but the results are simply stunning.

Learn more: Lily Ardor

4. Adorable Tiny Photo Magnets

Adorable Tiny Photo Magnets

Remind mom of the many special memories you share with a handful of these Adorable Tiny Photo Magnets. I love this simple DIY project and if you have a few minutes, dig through all of those old photos of you and your mom on special trips, holidays, or just goofing around at home. You can use a template in this tutorial to create the Polaroid look and attach the pictures to magnets. It’s a gift that is guaranteed to bring a smile to any mom’s face. 🙂

Learn more: Sundae Sins

5. Mother’s Day Flower Art with Free Printable

Mother’s Day Flower Art with Free Printable

Gift your mom flowers arranged into a beautiful art portrait. Girls and boys will both love creating this pretty Mother’s Day Flower Art. Grab your free printable in this post and pick some gorgeous colorful blooms, leaves and foliage to get started.

Learn more: Hello Wonderful

6. Clay Footprint Butterfly Ring Dish

Clay Footprint Butterfly Ring Dish

Get messy with some air dry clay and craft this rainbow-colored Clay Footprint Butterfly Ring Dish. This beautiful keepsake is an easy and fun project for younger kids to create something truly special for their mom.

Learn more: Messy Little Monster

7. Coffee Filter Flowers

Coffee Filter Flowers

Curious to learn how to make flowers out of coffee filters? These gorgeous Coffee Filter Flowers will make a stunning Mother’s Day gift. Apart from the coffee filters you will also need some bright markers and pipe cleaners to create a pretty bouquet to gift your mom.

Learn more: Little Bins Little Hands

8. Easy Egg Carton Art on Canvas

Easy Egg Carton Art on Canvas

Every mom loves receiving flowers and even better when they’re handcrafted by her children. This Easy Egg Carton Art on Canvas is another fantastic project to do for Mother’s Day. Get creative with making a beautiful flower bouquet with this fun tutorial.

Learn more: Mod Podge Rocks

Things to Make for Mother’s Day: Pampering Gifts for Mom

9. Flower Petal Candle Holders

Flower Petal Candle Holders

Flowers and candles all rolled into one! These Flower Petal Candle Holders are a project that anybody can do and the results are beautiful. But, don’t just stop with the candles. Pamper mom with some special time to relax in a nice bath or foot soak. She can then surround herself with her new flower petal candle holders that were lovingly made by her loved ones. You can find the details for this project below.

Learn more: Adventure in a Box

10. Easy DIY Tray for Mother’s Day (for breakfast in bed!)

Easy DIY Tray for Mother’s Day

Moms dish it up and serve it out on the daily. Why not beat her to the punch on Mother’s Day and bring her her favorite coffee, tea or breakfast dish before she even has a chance to step out of bed in the morning?

I remember growing up, my brother and I would make scrambled eggs in the microwave every Mother’s Day and bring them, along with some nuked grits, to our mom. She would then graciously pretend like it was the most delicious food she had ever eaten, and quickly get too stuffed to eat any more, hehe.

Classic mom, am I right? No matter what you decide to make for your mom’s breakfast in bed, it will be well received with this kid-decorated Easy DIY Tray for Mother’s Day.

Learn more: Alpha Mom

11. DIY Bath Bombs with Printable Gift Tag

DIY Bath Bombs with Printable Gift Tag

There are many bath bomb recipes online, but I really like this citric acid-free recipe from Red Ted Art. It’s safe and kid-friendly, plus the ingredients are easy to find. Once you have your bath bombs made and ready, go ahead and print out the free “Mom You’re the Bomb” gift tag from Pink Peppermint Design below and package them beautifully with a ribbon.

Learn more: Pink Peppermint Design

12. DIY Homemade Bath Salts

DIY Homemade Bath Salts

I searched for a while for fun bath salts recipes to do with the kids and I found these DIY Homemade Bath Salts. They’re made with a mix of Epsom salt and sea salt, soap colorant and essential oils. I can just imagine how much fun kids will have mixing different colors into the salt and layering them into jars to create this special pampering gift.

Learn more: Kid Friendly Things To Do

Things to Make for Mother’s Day: Functional Gifts for Mom

13. Clay Trinket Dishes

Clay Trinket Dishes

I just love all projects from Lia Griffith and these Clay Trinket Dishes are beautifully stylish and trendy and simple enough to do with kids. Plus moms will love to have something handy for all their little bits and bobs.

Learn more: Lia Griffith

14. Personalized Cheese Tray

Personalized Cheese Tray

Older kids and adults might want to impress mom with their crafting skills this year. Check out this wood-burned Mother’s Day Personalized Cheese Tray. Make it truly personalized by creating a unique design with kids’ names, a family tree, or a monogram.

Or, transfer a child’s drawing onto the board with a pencil, then trace over it with the wood-burning tool so that the image is permanently etched on the board. There are so many ways to make this gift idea a hit with your mom.

Learn more: Brit & Co

15. Pounded Flower Tote Bag for Mother’s Day

Pounded Flower Tote Bag for Mother’s Day

This Pounded Flower Tote Bag for Mother’s Day came out beautifully and this is definitely one of those things to make for Mother’s Day that the kids can get into making. They may even want to make more than one, so go ahead and make one for all of the Grandmas too. Check out the tutorial below.

Learn more: DIY Candy

16. Unique Watercolor Bookmarks

Unique Watercolor Bookmarks

Your mom will adore these Unique Watercolor Bookmarks. This sweet project uses watercolor paper and watercolors which can be further customized with stamps and inks and edging details using decorative edge scissors. Finish with ribbons and you have a beautiful Mother’s Day gift.

Learn more: Projects with Kids

17. A DIY Mug for Every Mom

A DIY Mug for Every Mom

Mugs are the perfect gift for any mom. Does she drink coffee? Make her one of these pretty DIY Mugs. Or does she love tea? Make her a mug. Is she into plants or flowers? Make her a mug planter. There are as many uses for mugs as there are ways to make them the perfect DIY Mother’s Day gift.

Check out these examples below of how to make your own hand-designed mugs using Mod Podge, Sharpies, and more.

Learn more: Plaid

18. DIY Mugs: The Perfect Gift For Mother’s Day

DIY Mugs: The Perfect Gift For Mother's Day

I couldn’t help but include a few more DIY Mug designs because let’s face it you can never go wrong with a pretty mug, it’s The Perfect Gift For Mother’s Day. Check out another three lovely designs in this tutorial.

Learn more: Fun Money Mom

19. Mother-Daughter Necklace Set

Mother-Daughter Necklace Set

This beautiful Mother-Daughter Necklace Set is an unique handmade gift that is easy enough for little girls to craft. Learn how to make these hand-beaded necklaces with the step-by-step jewelry-making tutorial below.

Learn more: Rhythms Of Play

20. DIY Mother’s Day Bottle Cap Keychain

DIY Mother's Day Bottle Cap Keychain

This DIY Mother’s Day Bottle Cap Keychain is one of the sweetest ideas. This simple kids’ craft gift will ensure you will have your child’s artwork with you at all times. Find out how to make it with a flat bottle cap, epoxy sticker, key chain ring and ultra-fine marker pens.

Learn more: Artsy Fartsy Mama

21. Fingerprint Art Glass Magnets Craft

Fingerprint Art Glass Magnets Craft

Aren’t these Fingerprint Art Glass Magnets just adorable? Kids of all ages can have a go at this lovely craft idea. If you fancy making this project this post includes step-by-step instructions and a video tutorial using fingertips and markers to craft them.

Learn more: Rhythms Of Play

22. Clay Fingerprint Charms

Clay Fingerprint Charms

Anything with little fingerprints is always a good gift for mom. Hands are only little for so long, so if you can capture those tiny fingers in a way that will last, you’ll create something to be kept and treasured forever. Try these Clay Fingerprint Charms, they’re incredibly easy to make and you can dress them up or down as you like with beads and colorful paint.

Learn more: The Kitchen Table Classroom

Add a Personalized Card: Origami Flower Photo Frame

Origami Flower Photo Frame Card

This Origami Flower Frame Mother’s Day Card is easy to create and makes the perfect handmade card for Mom or Grandma. You can visit this post for the details, or take a look at the simple folds in the video below (must have ad-blockers turned off to view).

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