Mother’s Day is almost here! But…but…but there’s no need to hit the panic button if you haven’t got something for your mom yet. You have just enough time to bust out your craft skills and create a cute homemade gift that your mom will totally adore.
Here are ten thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day gifts anyone can make in a jiffy:
Raspberry Lemon Scrub: This DIY body scrub comes together in less than ten minutes (and it smells delicious!). Here are the ingredients you’ll need: coconut oil, granulated white sugar and a few drops of raspberry and lemon essential oils. Pour it in a small mason jar and deck it up with satin ribbon or twine. Get the recipe here.
Homemade Coffee Syrup: What’s better than a homemade gift? A homemade present that can brighten up the recipient’s mornings instantly. Whip up any of these coffee syrups that are perfect for last-minute gifting. Pour it in a glass bottle, tie a pretty bow around its neck. And you’re done!
Hanging Planters: If your mom loves plants, this is the perfect DIY present for her! Plus, it’s inexpensive and super easy to make. For instance, check out this fabulous coconut shell planter or this fascinating water garden made with an upcycled fishbowl.
Gold Confetti Mouse Pad: It’s simple to make and incredibly cool to look at. A perfect present for your mom to keep in her home office or workspace. All you need is a mouse pad, gold paint and a pencil to create the pattern with. Check out the tutorial here.
Floral Tea Bags: These Instagram-worthy tea bags can be created in just 5 minutes. Place these on her breakfast tray or tea table and watch that beautiful face light up! Check out the tutorial here.
’10 Things I Love About You’ Jar: It really can’t get easier than this. Just scribble your thoughts on cute stationery and put the notes in a mason jar. You can make the jar prettier by decorating it with ribbon, felt or washi tape. Here’s the tutorial.
Wine Bottle Flower Vase: Upcycle an empty wine bottle into a stunning flower vase using easily available craft items like spray paint, scrap paper and twine. Put some fresh flowers in it and you’re good to go! Get the tutorial here.
Vintage Teacup Candles: These handmade candles make for a simple yet elegant gift for your mother dearest. All you need are some pretty teacups (easily available at a thrift store), soy wax, wooden skewers and candle wicks. Here’s the tutorial.
No-Sew Makeup Bag: This project requires minimal DIY craft skills. The gorgeous bag will help your mom stash all her makeup essentials in one place. (Brownie points if you pick a fabric that has her favorite colors or patterns). Get the tutorial here.
Tassel Necklace: It’s a chic statement piece that your mom can wear with all kinds of outfits. You can make a beaded single tassel necklace as shown here or create one with a bunch of colorful tassels like in this tutorial.
So what are you waiting for? Put your creative hat on, it’s time to create some handcrafted goodness!