Don’t panic. There’s still time to put together an amazing gift for the mom in your life. I’ve got you. Here are 18 (so cute) last minute DIY Mother’s Day gifts that anyone can make!
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Just because it’s the last minute, or the night before, doesn’t mean this year’s Mother’s Day gift has to be devoid of thoughtfulness! You can still whip something up that’s personalized or DIY’ed by the kiddos and she’ll be sure to love it.
All of these DIY Mother’s Day gifts are simple and easy to assemble. There are no hard to find materials required. Everything can be found in your local craft store or pharmacy or grocery store.
Plus, DIY gifts are the best. They don’t have to be perfect and they show that you care. (And she doesn’t have to know you were up til midnight the night before trying to get something made for her. lol)
Don’t forget to grab a card too, and since it’s the last minute and everything, here is a list of 15 Printable Cards for Mother’s Day Cards that you can print off at home in a hurry! (Plus, check out this post of 28 DIY Father’s Day Gifts and save it for later!)
And if you’re looking for ideas for inexpensive activities or outings to do for mom, check out this post of 27 Cheap Mother’s Day Ideas.
DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
1. I Pick You
Let’s be honest, I would take a gift of chocolate any day. If you can’t think of anything else, chocolate is a safe go-to gift for moms!
Pictures of her babies, another solid Mother’s Day gift idea.
3. Tickled Pink
I’m a sucker for a punny or themed gift. Easily assembled at the last minute from the Dollar Store or pharmacy.
4. Sugar Scrubs
This site has a whole page of scrumptious sugar scrub recipes.
Another oh-so-clever gift basket idea. Especially cute bundled in a strawberry box!
Grab a selection of cute sewing notions from your local craft store or Michael’s. You could also do a knitting jar or scrapbook jar, whatever the crafty mama is into!
If you have a wood burner tool, these spoons would be so quick to make! To elevate them even more, you could dip-paint the handles in fun colours!
8. Painted Mugs
Moms love mugs. It’s a fact.
9. Tea Shortage
This is a cute idea for kiddos to make.
10. Hanging Planter
These look complicated to make but they’re really not! I’ve seen those brass hoops at my local craft store for a couple of bucks. The finished planters look so sophisticated and pretty!
Monogrammed key chains never go out of style.
Disclaimer: If you gift Mom with a spa at home box, you must also gift her a full day of peace and quiet to go with it!
These are so cute I’m thinking of making some for myself!
You can personalize these with cute messages for Mom. Bonus points for using a ‘q’ or a ‘z’ 🙂
Cute farmhouse-y DIY decor.
Again, if you include pics of her babies, mom with love anything you give her!
Let’s face it, gift her what she really wants, fruity booze and a night off with her girlfriends.
18. Flower Tote Bag
Another fun one for kiddos to make!
You can make one of these cuties in under an hour!
I wonder what the chances are of my husband googling ‘last minute DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas’ the night before Mother’s Day and stumbling on this post?! 😀 Let’s see if he leaves a comment…..
Happy Mother’s Day!