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15 Easy DIY Gifts Your Mom Will Love This Mother’s Day

Nothing says “I love you” more than a gift from the heart, so this Mother’s Day, remind mom how much you care with a thoughtful DIY. These gifts are perfect for the novice crafter and your mom will appreciate the effort!

Gemstone Soaps
Yes, these are soaps. These easy-to-make beauties look expensive, but can be made with common kitchen items.

Colander Planters
Take potted plants to the next level with this simple yet unique DIY.

Homemade Cookie Butter in a Jar
For the mom with a major sweet tooth. She might even share if you’re lucky.

Painted Mason Jar Vases
Because we can’t get enough of the mason jar aesthetic, and your mom will love the adorable floral details. Fill with her favorite fresh flowers for a gift that’s sure to win!

Gilded Agate Coasters
Give her set of coasters as a trendy upgrade! She’s always begging you to use one anyway.

Decorative Pouch
This DIY is super affordable, but it’ll look like you found it in a boutique. Surprise her this Mother’s Day with a sweet accessory to hold all her necessities.

K-Cup Bath Bombs
Put her empty K-Cups to good use and give her a day of ultimate relaxation!

Marbled Clay Ring Dish
Super budget-friendly and incredibly fun to make, your mom will adore this stylish dish that’ll keep her jewelry in a safe spot.

Chocolate Bouquet
This gift is so easy to put together, and it’s perfect for mom if you’re on a low budget and time-crunch but still want to give her a thoughtful treat.

Blooming Monogram
A DIY that’s easy enough for a beginner crafter! If you want to make it even easier, you could swap out the paper mache and foam, and simply glue the flowers on wooden letters.

Stamped Tea Towels
Okay, but how CUTE are these towels?! Luck for you, they’re just as fun as they are easy to craft! Experiment with different fruits and paint colors to give her a unique set.

Chalkboard Wine Glasses
Stemmed wine glasses and chalkboard paint—done! This DIY is so simple, you could pour a glass for yourself while preparing this creative gift for mom.

Garden Markers
Just in time for gardening season! Give her green thumb a little help with these garden markers that can be achieved with only wooden spoons, paint and a Sharpie.

Polaroid Magnets
Bring Instagram to her fridge with a collection of sweet photos turned into Polaroid magnets! Experiment with different textures of paper for a look that’s totally unique.

Wire Wrapped Stone Pendant
Elegant and simple, these gorgeous stone pendants take less than 10 minutes to make!

Amanda graduated from Carthage College with a Bachelor's degree in both Communications and Public Relations. She also proudly served as the Editor in Chief of her college's Her Campus chapter, and as a Her Campus Editorial Intern. She is from Chicago, Illinois, which she can confirm is indeed a windy city. Today she can still be found furiously tapping away at her laptop keys and producing content for the internet. In her spare time she enjoys reading books (before watching their Netflix or movie adaptions), running for fun (yes, it can be fun) and spending time with her friends and family.