Easy DIY Mothers Day Gifts that she will love!

by Susan Myers on April 26, 2013

Mothers Day is right around the corner and a handmade gift can be very special!  So I perused the Sitcom and the rest of the internet and rounded up some fabulous DIY gifts to make for mom that she will love!

mothers day gift craft projects

Awesome, right?  Each of these projects can be made in less than a weekend and each of them creates something beautiful.  Below are the links.  Go check them out, and make mom something special!

recycled tin can lanterns

These beautiful lanterns are the ultimate in recycled crafts.  You could even personalize them with your Mom’s name!  Full tutorial can be found at Grow Creative.

vintage bouquet blue made from seeds

This vintage bouquet has a good back story, and it is made from cellophane wrapped seeds, believe it or not.  You can find the tutorial here – Vintage Floral Bouquet.

colorful painted houses shelf

This colorful birdhouse shelf was created with unfinished wooden birdhouses and an unfinished wooden CD crate.  I am using mine to store kitchen towels!  Bet mom would love this colorful addition. You can find the full tutorial at Painted Houses Shelf.

chalkboard painted bird herb pots

For the mom that loves to garden, how about these beautiful chalkboard painted bird pots?  Very sweet, and perfect for her herbs and flowers! You can find the full tutorial at Tried and True Blog.

faux porcelain frame tutorial

A beautiful porcelain-look frame is perfect for mom’s favorite photo!  Would you believe it is made from dollar store items?  You can find the full tutorial here: Faux Porcelain Frame.

free quilt pattern summer jewels

This colorful beginners lap quilt can be completed in a weekend and will be cherished by mom.  Complete kits available! For full tutorial, check out: Summer Jewels Lap Quilt Pattern and Tutorial.

diy quilled monogram

How about a beautiful floral quilled monogram?  Bet mom loves it, and it costs just pennies to make!  Made from colored cardstock!  You can find the tutorial here: Quilled Monogram.

mason jar terrariums

Most Mom’s have green thumbs.  I know mine does.  And wouldn’t she love a little terrarium?  Made from recycled mason jars, these are just gorgeous!  You can find the full tutorial at About.com.

Faux Tin Tiles made from disposable cookie sheets

These Faux Tin Tiles are made from disposable cookie sheets!  Easy to emboss and paint, they make a beautiful piece of wall art.  You can find the full tutorial here: Faux Tin Tiles.

white chrysanthemum pillow

And finally, how about a beautiful Chrysanthemum Pillow?  This free project is available at Sewing.org.

There are no end to beautiful DIY projects that Mom would love.  So get started and show her just how amazing you think she is!

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1 Kelly @ View Along the Way April 29, 2013 at 11:40 am

Great roundup, and great reminder that I need to be planning for mothers day!

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2 Paula April 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm

still love those bird houses, and love the quilled letter, and the lanterns to, what the heck I love them all ,lol

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3 jet April 26, 2013 at 8:55 am

aaaw the projects looking cute and colourful and very pretty.
Nice gifts and idea’s thank you for the sharing.

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