Some people think the best gifts are homemade from the heart, and nothing shows you care more than an adorable, handmade DIY mom gift. But making an elaborate Pinterest-worthy present takes time, especially if you’re a mom who works outside the home this doesn’t leave much time for crafting. That’s why I love having crafty friends. They make it easy for Mom by creating gifts that will keep her smiling with every sip from her mug or bite from her new bowl. I have a collection of cute mugs, bowls, and platters – all purchased as gifts for family and friends. But really…what’s better than a cute new mug? A mug with a message that makes me laugh.
1. This DIY mason jar herb garden is perfect for moms who love to experiment in the kitchen
Do you love to grow and experiment with your own herbs at home? If so, you’ll love this DIY mason jar herb garden! This easy project is perfect for any mom who loves using fresh ingredients for her recipes. Whether she’s a self-taught chef or an expert in the kitchen, her homemade meals will be that much more amazing when made with homegrown herbs.
2. Make a beautiful sweater blanket in less than an hour with just your favorite sweater, a pair of scissors and a sewing machine
Is your mom a fashion queen who likes to look chic in her every day life and at the same time makes you feel like you need to upgrade your wardrobe? If your mom is a fashionista, she will feel much more comfortable wrapped in something soft, stylish and wildly trendy. A sweater blanket could be an amazing gift for your mom!
3. This rustic, modern table-top garden is super simple to make and filled with mom’s favorite plants
Our moms are amazing women and as such, we like to spoil them in their time of need. To us, our mom’s favorite plants represents comfort and joy. When she sees these gorgeous plants, your mom will think of her children and how much you appreciate her hard work and efforts. Let’s face it, mothers have a difficult job — they must handle a bunch of rowdy kids in an effort to keep the family afloat. We owe it to our moms to give them what they need the most: love, appreciation and attention.
4. Decorate a plain white mug with pictures or designs that have special meaning to mom or show off her funky personality
There are lots of best mom gifts. For Christmas, Valentine’s Day, her birthday or just because…A mug is a great idea because it’s functional and can be personalized to fit mom’s personality and style. These 10 designs are modern, cool, stylish and easy to make. The icing adds a finishing touch and makes it easy to clean – she can put the mug in the dishwasher after using it. Making a gift mug is really simple and only takes about 5 minutes. This makes them ideal for a quick homemade present. You just need one material item, which you probably already have at home!
5. Put together a homemade spa kit with soothing bath products in a fun basket or box
Each month moms need time to relax, refresh, and revive. Treat a mom to a homemade spa kit for Mother’s Day, her birthday, or just a special day. Make a spa gift basket with soothing bath products. Spoil her with fresh fruit and other delicious snacks suited to her sweet tooth. There are many ways of showing your appreciation for your mom. Choose the one that’s best for you and make a homemade spa kit with soothing bath products in a fun basket or box.
6. The best part about this gorgeous succulent dish garden is that it will last mom for years because the plants live longer when they’re planted together
The best part about this gorgeous succulent dish garden is that it will last mom for years because the plants live longer when they’re planted together. By planting them together, the plants form a symbiotic relationship benefiting each other and increasing growth. Plus, it just looks so pretty! Let’s get started on this gift and you will have Mom thanking you all year long!
7. Assemble an arrangement of custom printed photos from family vacations, special events, holidays or even just regular days at home
It’s easy to go with a generic gift and grab a card from your local retailer when you need to find a gift for your mom. Printed pictures on canvas walls are unique and thoughtful. They will remind her of all the magical moments together with her family. It is clear that many moms love hugs, kisses, flowers and homemade food. But it is difficult always to find best gifts like favorite flowers, recipes or very large bouquet. Although every mother appreciates your attention and care .
Gifts do not need to be expensive, but they do need to come from the heart and these ideas will help you find something for the mom in your life. The key thing to remember is that most moms just want what is best for their kids. So make things easy this year and show mom how much you appreciate her and all she does for you with one of these last minute gift ideas.