There’s a Mom in your life, whether it’s the one who’s your partner in this crazy, new parenting game, or the one who quite literally taught you everything you know. The point is, you should be grateful to her for bearing with you and caring for you. And while, you should be showing that gratefulness everyday of the year, Mother’s Day gives you an opportunity to make her feel truly special. We have put together some really easy and simple DIY crafts that not only will your mom love, but what she can proudly display around the house.
Glass Vase Centerpiece
Place recycled glass soda bottles in a pine or white-wood frame and fill with fresh Mother’s Day flowers for a breathtaking centerpiece she’ll love.
Get the tutorial at Shanty 2 Chic.
Mason Jar Sewing Kits
There are quite a few mason jars out there that will make an excellent Mother’s Day gift, but we specially love this sewing kit project that has a genius pin cushion lid.
Get the tutorial at Polkadot Chair.
Painted Tin Can
Have 10 minutes to spare? Transform tin cans into an elegant container for potted roses. Decorate the tin with washing tapes for an extra special touch Mom will love.
DIY Marbled Mugs
Start Mom’s morning off right with a beautiful, one-of-a-kind mug for her morning brew. Believe it or not, this pretty craft costs hardly anything to make. These mugs can be found at any thrift store, and your nail polish can be used to create the marbled effect.
Mini Pallet Coasters
Who knew wood pallets could be downsized into adorable coasters? That’s exactly what this DIY is about, and the results are nothing short of amazing. A set of four makes the perfect gift for Mom.
Egg Carton Rose Lamp Shade
We know what you’re thinking—how can this gorgeous lamp shade come from egg cartons? As hard as it is to believe, egg cartons did produce this stunning decor, and doing it yourself isn’t as hard as you would think.
Family Tree Serving Tray
How cute is this idea: recreate a copy of your family tree onto a serving tray for a gift that mom will cherish.
Get the tutorial at Homemade by Jill.
Even a novice seamstress can craft these adorable duck-cloth totes that only take an hour to make.
Get the tutorial at Elm Street Life.
Embellish pages from mom’s favorite book with a hand-painted monogram and frame for a gorgeous and inexpensive gift.
Get the tutorial at The Teacher Mama.
Hot-glue faux flowers inside a hollow thick paper box for a personalized gift that’ll keep blooming year round.
Get the tutorial at LuLu*s.