25 DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is coming up.

I’m usually stressing out about what to get my mom but am glad the sisters, SIL and I already decided on making the Custom Name & Picture Boards for my mom’s Play Room. We will still do a few other things for her, but those will be the “thoughtful” gifts. Do you also do a “thoughtful” gift and the “we know you want it” gift? Ya know – the gift card, lotions, etc? I feel like I can’t just do one or the other so we usually do a few gifts for my mom. I know she’d be happy with a hug, but it’s always nice to show your mom just how much you love her.

As the holiday approaches, I thought I would do a post of DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas. These are all basically gifts I, myself, would LOVE to get!

25+ Mother's Day Gift Ideas to inspire you as you think of the perfect gift for your mom or grandmother! { lilluna.com }



Etched Dish from Make it, Love it

DIY Shanty Cupcake Tower from Shanty 2 Chic

Picture Vases and Jars from Better Homes & Gardens

DIY Labeled Bathroom Jars from The Idea Room

World’s Best Mom Print from Martha Stewart

Custom Silhouette Necklaces from The Nesting Place

Flower Photos in a Card Stand from BHG

Stenciled Mason Jar Gift from Oopsey Daisy

Mason Jar Planter Box from Shanty 2 Chic

Fabric-Wrapped Spring Containers from BHG

Spray-Painted Jars from Georgia Pellegrini

DIY Family Tree from Homemade by Jill

Decorative Tape from Country Living

Wooden Clipboards from Brown Paper Packages

DIY Shutters from Blooming Homestead

DIY Pottery Barn Finials from The Inspired Nest

DIY Mouse Pad from BHG

Pallet Love from La Famille

Dish Soap Cake Stand from Natalme

Make-Up Magnet Board from Laura Thoughts

For a few of my own DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas all made for pretty cheap…..

Custom Name and Picture Boards. Such a cute idea!

{Custom Name & Picture Boards}


{Count Your Blessings Board}

{Grandma Magnet Board}

{Dry-Erase Glass Calendar}

Scrapbook Frame Tutorial. This is an inexpensive but great gift idea. Tutorial on { lilluna.com }

{Scrapbook Frame}


{Recipe Holder}

And also be sure to check out even more ideas by going HERE.

10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas on { lilluna.com } !!

Yeah, I’m pretty sure I would be happy with any of the above!!

I’m thinking I may need to “accidentally” email this post to the hubby. 😉

For all Mother’s Day ideas here on the site go HERE.

So, I’m curious – what item would you want the most?


Lil' Luna
Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.
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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

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  1. 1

    Thanks for this! It’s a great collection of Mother’s Day Gifts. I’d better get started!
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    • 2

      Thank you so much, Leigh Ann!! Did you start on any of these projects? They are all so fun it’s hard to pick just one! :)

  2. 3

    These are all such wonderful ideas! Thanks for sharing!
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  3. 5

    This was such a great roundup! I loved it! I totally want to make the family tree and the pallet with the bunting banner! So darling!! xoxo
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    • 6

      Thanks, girl!! I hope you have a great Mother’s day! Already miss you and Rach. I think you should come and play down in AZ for a Girls Trip. :)

  4. 7

    I really love the mason jar planter box. I need to add that to my list of things I want to create. Either way though they would all be great. Handmade/Homemade gifts are the best. We are making my mom a bench for Mother’s Day. She is so excited. :)


    • 8

      Ooooh, I love benches!! Are you going to blog about it when it’s done? Would love to see it! :)

  5. 9

    My brother and I are the same way about getting gifts for my mom. I usually go for the thoughtful gifts, and he usually goes for the useful gifts. I’m still debating on what to get mom, but all of these ideas are very good. I really like the Mason jar planter box and it looks so easy to make. I’ll probably make a couple, one with flowers and the other with a few of her favorite herbs. My brother is getting her a Sling Adapter so that she can sit by the pool and watch TV on her iPad. He’s been giving Sling Adapters to everyone since I told him about my job, Dish, releasing them at such a low price. Thanks again for the ideas, I know my mom will love this Mother’s day!

    • 10

      Thank you, June!! It’s funny how the girls tend to think about the thoughtful gifts while the guys go for the practical ones, lol. Good luck with the planter box if you decide to do it. I think it is so stinkin’ cute!! :)

  6. 11

    Hi I was interested in the dish soap cake stand, but it’s link actually belongs to the pallet mantle above it. Thanks for all the great ideas.

  7. 13

    the link for the count your blessings board links to the wrong one, it goes to the grandma board.

    thank you for this post, just what i was looking for :)

  8. 15

    I loved the soap stand!! These are great ideas to make for MIL or my own mom, friends or sisters. But if I want one I would have to make it myself…oh well. :)

    • 16

      Haha!! I feel the same way!! I would be happy with any of these items because they are all adorable! Thank you for stopping by! XO

  9. 17

    So many great ideas all in one place. And thank you for including my bathroom jars!! xo
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  10. 18

    Howdy are using WordPress for your blog platform?
    I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my
    own. Do you need any html coding expertise to make your own blog?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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  11. 19

    Oh man! How can I choose? There are so many awesome ideas! I think I like the shutters and the cupcake stand the most :)
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  12. 20

    Already got my Mother’s Day gifts from Amazon. I’m so excited about the deals that I got that I am going to share my discount promo code with anyone who is looking for a great deal on a Mother’s Day gift. Here it is: http://amzn.to/Y2Ab4r Just click or copy and paste the url into your address bar. Some really great discounts if you purchase within 24 hours. Good Luck

  13. 21

    I love these! Especially the mason jar planters (I love anything with mason jars) and the recipe holder..I want to send the link to my husband so he and the kids can make it for me. 😉

  14. 22

    Fantastic roundup! I love the magnetic make up board and picture vases/ jars. Such clever ideas.

  15. 23

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