4 Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Love

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get the special women in your life. The best gifts are often thoughtful and personalized. As such, these DIY Mother’s Day gifts make the perfect present to show your mom appreciation and love on May 12.

String Art


  • Square wooden board
  • Nails
  • A hammer
  • Embroidery Floss

Provide a personalized piece of décor for your mom by gifting her string art in the shape of her home state, a heart, or even her favorite animal. To do so, start by lightly tracing your chosen outline in pencil on the square wooden board. Then hammer your nails along the outline about a ½-inch distance apart. Lastly, wind the string around the nails until you fill in the design with string.

A custom photo book


  • Electronically-stored photos

A custom photo book will likely remain on your mom’s coffee table for years to come. Sites such as Shutterfly or Snapfish have a bunch of pre-made templates that you can choose from. All you need to do is download your photos and insert them into the template. You can fill the book with photos from a fun family vacation, baby pictures, or photos of you and your mom.

Sugar Scrub


  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • ½ cup of oil (usually olive or coconut)
  • Essential oils
  • Wide-mouthed mason jar

DIY sugar scrubs are a classic and easy Mother’s Day gift. Just mix 1 cup of granulated sugar, a ½ cup of the oil of your choice, and essential oils in your mom’s favorite scents. Store the scrub in a small wide-mouthed mason jar and you have an adorable gift your mom is sure to love.

Hand-written seed paper card

  • Seed paper
  • A pen
  • Scissors

Never underestimate the value of a nice, thought-out card. Let your mother know how much she means to you by thanking her for all she has done for you in a hand-written card. By writing the card on seed paper, your mom can turn your heartwarming words into a beautiful flower that will remind her of your love as it blooms. You can get even more creative by cutting the card into a fun shape such as a heart or butterfly.

The mother’s in your life are sure to enjoy receiving these thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day gifts on May 12.

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