Posted on February 25, 2019

20 Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Activities/ Mother's Day

In case you didn’t already know this year Mother’s Day is on Sunday 31st March in the UK so I thought I’d better start getting organised. I love Mother’s Day I think it is such a wonderful idea and I always love treating my mum and getting treated a bit myself 😉

This year I have been thinking a lot about spending as little as possible and really trying to create sentimental gifts rather than go and spend money on things that will just add to someone’s clutter. I went a bit Marie Kondo on our house and now I won’t buy anything unless it really sparks joy – that has kind of transferred itself onto gift buying and giving too.

So I’ve found 20 gorgeous gifts that you and the kids can make for Mother’s Day this year… let those wonderful ladies know just how special they are.


I used to get things like this fingerprint art every year when my kids were at pre-school and I still have them in their memory boxes. They really are such a special gift to receive.

What mum doesn’t love a manicure or pedicure? These mani or pedi in a jar gifts are just perfect!

These Handprint Shrinky Dink Keychains are just so adorable!

I just adore these Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnets.

These coffee cup candles are so pretty… I’m definitely going to have a go at some of these, I have some really pretty cups that I just don’t use but they’d be perfect for this.

Why not have a go at making her very own body scrub?

These upcycled mason jars make the most beautiful flower display.

These Personalised Votive Candle Holders are really pretty and you can design them however you wish.

This keepsake flowerpot would make a lovely gift, you could put mum’s favourite plant inside 🙂

Why not make one of these handprint art jewellery dishes, so pretty and super useful for keeping all of her rings and things in one place.

I always love a gift that has been made using photos of my kids so I’d just love this photo vase.

This rose bowl is just beautiful and so easy to make too.

How pretty are these felt flowers… so bright and beautiful! These would make mum smile at anytime of the year!

I love this Handprint Flower Pot Craft. Such a beautiful reminder of how cute and chubby their hands once were.

Give her the gift of an hour in the bath and make these lovely Mother’s Day Bath Bombs for her to soak in.

These DIY Marbled Mugs would make a lovely gift, they are marbled with nail polish would you believe so every one you make will be totally unique.

These DIY superhero gifts are super cute… enough to melt anyone’s heart!

You need to make these handprint mugs at least 10 days in advance so make sure you get started soon if you are going to make one.

I love this Grandkids photo display it would make such a lovely gift for Grandma this coming Mother’s Day from all of the Grandkids.

Last but not least is something all mum’s should have… an emergency stash!

So there you have twenty fab gifts that you could easily make for someone special for Mother’s Day this year. Which would you fancy getting given as a gift?

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10 Comments

  • Reply Wendy March 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

    Oh my goodness I love them all and I would be happy with any of them as my Mother’s Day present, you really can’t beat a hand made gift. I really adore these, thanks for sharing xx

  • Reply Janet February 27, 2019 at 10:57 pm

    I am not usually keen on shrinky dink craft but my child’s handprint as a keychain would be a charming idea.

  • Reply Jayne Armishaw-Bagnall February 27, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    What lovely ideas! I love handmade gifts, they just seem that little more special. The pedicure in a jar is brilliant and the cute little handprint keyrings. x

  • Reply Jenni February 27, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Great ideas! I love the little mani and pedit kits in a jar best. My hands and feet could definitely use it!

  • Reply Heidi Brown February 27, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    Gorgeous, I would love to receive loads of these…hint hint daddy!! Haha, jokes aside the little fingerprint heart magnets are the cutest!

  • Reply clare minall February 27, 2019 at 11:57 am

    such a cute items! im sure my mom will love all of this I’ll try looking for those

  • Reply Anosa February 27, 2019 at 11:10 am

    In our home, we love personalised gifts and spa days, they are some of my mum’s favourite things to receive.

  • Reply Sonia Cave February 26, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Love love love all of these 💕 the handprint key chains are my favourite though!

  • Reply Sabina Green February 26, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    I love those marbled mugs. The shrinky dink keyrings and also the hand jewellery holders. These are really fab ideas.

  • Reply Kim Carberry February 25, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    Aww! What lovely ideas. I always prefer home made gifts than bought one’s. They are that little bit more special x

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