10 Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is coming up and that means it’s time to start brainstorming gift ideas. Luckily there are plenty of online resources like giftunicorn.com where you can find loads of ideas, but sometimes it’s nice to do something a little different. We believe the best gifts are handmade (especially when they’re for mom). We’ve dug through our archives and gathered 10 DIY projects we know our moms would love to receive. We hope you’ll find inspiration in these ideas and make something your mom will truly love and appreciate!

1. Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

Because who can resist a hot cup of their favorite tea. Mix together a custom blend using your mother’s favorite herbs!

2. ‘Cat Nap’ Eye Pillow

Every mother needs time to rest and relax. Help her find peace of mind with her very own eye pillow. Bonus: Cat loving moms everywhere will love this!
DIY: 'Cat Nap' Eye Pillows + Free Sewing Pattern #craft #herbal

3. Pressed Herb Candle

Make a beautiful pressed-herb candle using your mother’s favorite scents.
DIY: Pressed Herb Candles #gift #handmade

4. Hand-Printed Gift Wrap

You’ve found the perfect gift, all you need now is the perfect wrapping. Add some extra love and make your own hand-printed gift wrap.
Hand-Printed Gift Wrap

5. Paper Fringe Flowers

Who doesn’t love flowers? Try making these paper fringe flowers using recycled materials and show mom how resourceful you are.
DIY Fringe Flowers

6. Mermaid Bath Salts

Bath salts are easy to make and give. Pair it with a bottle of her favorite wine and she can enjoy an ultimate night of pampering. Earn extra brownie points by offering to clean her bath tub!
DIY: Mermaid Bath Salts

7. Strawberry Pin Cushion

The perfect gift for any quilter. You could also fill it with herbs to make a sachet!
Handmade Strawberry Pin Cushions #sewing #gift

8. Herbal Sachets

Speaking of sachets….
DIY: Herbal Sachet Pillow + Free Sewing Pattern #tutorial #spring #craft

9. Heart-shape Soy Candles

Because you can never have too many. Show mom some love with a heart-shaped soy candle.
DIY Heart Soy Candles

10. Love Letter Book

Bring a tear of joy to your mother’s eye with a sweet little book of thank you’s just for her.
DIY Love Letter Book