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15 DIY Mother's Day Gifts That Are Ridiculously Easy to Make

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Show your mama some serious love by gifting her one of these easy DIY Mother’s Day gifts that are also perfect for grandmothers and all the deserving women in your life. Best part? They’re all budget friendly with materials that can be purchased at a discount using coupon deals right here on KCL.

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1. Create a DIY Mother’s Day gift from upcycled soup cans.

Fill these photo vases up with flowers, chocolates, or any of Mom’s favorites. She’ll love seeing the faces of her loved ones and enjoy a sweet treat, too.

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2. Make a dip-dyed ombre bag with Rit dye.

If your mom is anything like mine, then she’ll be both fascinated and thrilled you made her a bag she’ll actually enjoy using!

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3. Turn a frame and paper into an erasable message board to show Mom love every day.

Telling your ma how much you love her every day is surprisingly simple — all you need is a frame, some paper, and a dry erase marker.

Get instructions here.


4. Make Mother’s Day dessert a flower pot ice cream sundae.

Unless your mom really loves fresh flowers, I doubt she’ll be upset when she realizes what lies beneath the petals is actually ice cream and cake!

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5. Present your Mother’s Day gift in a jar.

Arrange your mom’s favorite things (plus some of that pastel-wrapped Easter candy you got on clearance) in a clear jar for a pretty presentation.

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6. Give a homemade gift she can keep forever with a salt dough footprint heart.

I would love to receive something like this from my kids — and I know they’d love making it!

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7. Make DIY lip balm for all the moms in your life.

Making lip balm is way easier than you’d think! Pretty much just melt some beeswax with vegetable oil and pour into cute tins. You know how moms love those cute tins….

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8. Chocolate bouquet? What mom wouldn’t want that for Mother’s Day?!

Use double-sided foam mounting squares to attach Mom’s or Grandma’s favorite chocolates.

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9. Stamp your kiddos’ hands on oven mitts for an easy DIY Mother’s Day gift.

oven mitts with handprints and "Happy Mother's Day" written on them

Via HouseHunt Blog

So easy and inexpensive, you can make one for all the mothers in your life!


10. Help your kids make string-heart cards with yarn.

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter, a needle, and some yarn to help your kids make the cutest Mother’s Day cards!

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11. Gift homemade 5-minute sugar scrub.

Because every mom needs a spa day. This sugar scrub recipe is one of the easiest I’ve ever seen!

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12. Use thrift-store teacups to make DIY candles.

Head to the thrift store and pick up some antique teacups. Then, just use a simple candle-making kit to create these stunning gifts.

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13. Craft DIY pearl hairpins that are surprisingly easy to make.

These look so elegant, no one will believe how easy it was for you to make them!

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14. Present your mom with Mother’s Day flower art.

Easy, colorful, and totally inspired by nature!

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15. Make an easy handprint bouquet for Mom.

Paint your children’s hands and feet (each child chooses their own color), and have them stamp their prints on paper. How simple is that?!

Get instructions here.

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