Check out these homemade Mothers Day gifts you can make this year. You'll find more than 10 ideas for beautiful diy presents to show mom how much you and your family love her - from easy cosmetic pouches like this one to beautiful diy home decor just for her. All easy projects - check them out now!
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When Mother's Day approaches, people start looking for creative ways to express their love and appreciation to the moms, and grandmoms in their lives.
What better way to show some appreciation than with a handmade gift you've made just for her?
Just in case you ever run out of ideas for a homemade gift for your mom or grandmother, I've collected a couple of quick and easy tutorials for gorgeous handmade gifts. And - unique.
From fabric, paper, felt, flowers, garlands, to a new recipe, choose your favorite material and make something lovely. Make mom something extra special this year. And don't forget to check out this easy gift-wrapping tips post once you've got your diy gift ready!
Mother's Day Homemade Gifts You Can Make
A glasses case? Always a handy gift, use her favorite colors on the fabric - you only need a few scrap pieces - and this free glasses case pattern.
If she loves jewelry, this cute diy jewelry holder could be a perfect gift for her too:
What a perfect gift idea for Mother’s Day! Hop over to the tutorial and get the pattern for this cute jewelry holder - you can get it for free!
A BONUS IDEA: It can be a gift in itself, or you can add a little something inside. If you have kids, they can make little clay bracelets - these diy clay bracelets are super easy to make, and pretty popular right now!
Make a set of adorable fabric bins for your mom, in her favorite colors and prints. Floral? Polka-dot? Not just practical - these mini bins with unique fold-over scalloped top will make stylish jewelry storage, too! Pattern and instructions here.
Make this weighted diy rice heating pad for the back and shoulders as a relaxing treat after a long day - she'll love it!
Gift her a lovely handmade makeup bag - or two.
Do you know how to sew a straight line? Make her this easy cosmetic zipper bag. If you use faux leather and matching colors, it will look gorgeous! Here's an easy how-to with a free template for you - all beginner-friendly stuff!
Have you made a few bags already and are looking for a classy, 2-in-1 cosmetic case with more pockets and storage room? This one:
The SILA Duo zipper pouch pattern includes a set of classics – a large, flat-bottom pouch that can hold a second, flat pouch that functions as an additional, removable pocket. 2 in 1, so convenient!
Make her a fabulous purse!
Or make her a fancy purse, like this one. Fabulous! (Exactly this one in the photo was my gift to my mother)
Any leftover fabric scraps? Make your mom a beautiful DIY gift, using a patchwork - or just frame a gorgeous print your mom will love. Easy how-to here.
You can make a set of these easy diy placemats really quickly, and they will bring a smile to your mother's face every single time she places them on her dining table. Choose her favorite prints and colors when selecting your fabric!
Super Sweet Potholders - make a set!
Or make a set of potholders, these are always a practical gift that will get a lot of use. This free tutorial comes in two sizes - make sure to sew a few for yourself, too.
Cute Diy Coffee Cup Sleeve
Does your mom drink coffee? Use this free coffee cozy pattern and make a beautiful yet easy diy coffee cup sleeve for her!
Make a Cupcake Bouquet
Can't decide between flowers or homemade goodies? Make a blooming cupcake bouquet, and you've got both. The photo is from the retired Craftsy platform, but if you want to make your own, here's a tutorial that is live.
Have a sweet tooth but would like to stop you both from eating a whole bunch of desserts in one go? What about a (beginner-friendly) mini cake just for your mom (and one for you)? Looks gorgeous!
Not so much a table bouquet type of person? What about making an adorable tulip wreath?
Turn plain terracotta pots into something beautiful that mom will just adore. Using fabric!
Try your hand at making your own tassel necklaces. Better yet, try multiple colors like these ombre tassels. Adorable!
Does your mom need a place on the hallway table to put away keys? Make this no-pattern felt box in no time, and she'll never again need to search for her keys again. Super easy how-to - here.
Is she a book-lover? This one is a classic: make her an adorable appliqued bookmark. With a book in her favorite genre, it will make a great set.
Gorgeous home decor storage that can be personalized. What color would suit your mom best? Make sure to sew a few for yourself, too - a set of these baskets could mean a quick spring makeover of your own home!
I'm sure your mom would like a cute cosmetic pouch like this one? Sew a carryall snap pouch using the Mia Pouch Pattern in 3 sizes! Totally beginner-friendly: this pouch has a unique construction process, making it a perfect project if you're new to sewing. Check it out at this link.
And since you're a maker, obviously, you can even make your own gift bag. You'll be surprised how easy it is (no corner-boxing, I promise!) - This pattern comes with instructions and 6 versions for any size of your homemade mothers day gifts you might have just decided on.
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Happy Mother's Day!
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