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8 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Make in an Hour or Less

Nothing melts a mother’s heart like a gift that is handmade. DIY gifts don’t have to be complicated; these 10 DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas are easy to make and come together in an hour or less. Win-win!

Whether you’re crafting for your own mother or for another mom in your life, we have a range of project ideas, from kids to adults, that anyone can make.

1. Best. Mom. Ever. Card

Mother's Day Best Mom Ever Card

Make Mom a card that is front-of-the-fridge-worthy.

MAKER Tip: Three-dimensional elements, like paper flowers, take your handmade cards up a notch. Pop it in a shadow box for a sweet sentiment to hang on the wall.

2. Wood Burned Wall Décor

Mother's Day Wood-Burned Wall Decor

Turn your child’s family portrait into a lasting keepsake. Simply transfer their drawing onto a wooden cutting board using graphite paper and then trace over it with a Versa-Tool® wood burning kit.

3. Mom’s Notes Journal

DIY Mother's Day Gift

Personalize Mom’s never-ending to do list with this quick and easy journal project. Make it special by adding a handcrafted bookmark made of ribbon and photo charms featuring her favorite little kiddos.

4. Story Lockets™ Lanyard

Mother's Day Story Lockets Lanyard

Replace her plain lanyard with a beautiful DIY version. Story Lockets allow you to customize them with gems, charms, birthstones and discs with sentiments. Personalize one for your Mom using all of her children’s birthstones!

5. Gem Stone Soaps


These DIY gemstone soaps that are not only gorgeous, but useful too! Make them special for Mom by using her favorite colors & scents. These are as fun to make, as they are to give!

6. Polka Dot Mom Mug

Polka Dot Mom Mug

This isn’t your average Mother’s Day mug! Add alphabet stickers to a plain mug, paint polka dots over them, and then peel off the stickers to reveal your message. It’s the perfect vessel for Mom’s morning fuel.

7. Photo Flower Pot

Photo Flower Pot

Mom can watch her kids “grow” with these fun photo flowerpots. Plant her favorite flower or fresh herbs for a gift that is silly, but sweet.

8. Postcard Pillow Postcard Pillows

Send a love note to Mom using a plain white pillowcase and fabric paints. A stencil makes it easy to paint a foolproof pattern that she is sure to love.

How are you going to MAKE Mom’s Day special? Share your DIY Mother’s Day projects with us on Instagram using #MakeItWithMichaels.