DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas


Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t think there is anything Mums like better than a gorgeous handmade gift, it’s both sentimental and the kids can have some involvement. What Mother’s Day gifts do you most enjoy?

All Mums need a bit of pampering. Make your own Spa & Pampering Jar (with free printable labels) – from Classy Clutter.

Add a free chalkboard printable to a lovely white frame – from Fox Hollow Cottage.

Mums would love to soak their feet in a homemade Lime & Mint soak – from TidyMom.

Keen gardeners will love a Gardening Gift Basket (with free printable tags) – from Echoes of Laughter. 

Some yummy smelling Homemade Lemon Soap – from A Pumpkin & a Princess.

Get crafty and make some paper flowers, they’ll last longer than the real thing too! – from It All Started with Paint.

Why not get painting and make a Handprint Apron – from Simply Kierste.

Include a decorated Mother’s Day Vase with flowers – from A Pumpkin & a Princess.

What DIY Mother’s Day gifts are you making this year?

Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman)

Eva is the Editor and Owner of The Multitasking Woman - a lifestyle and parenting blog.She always has her fingers in many different pies but wouldn't have it any other way. Eva is a Mum to her 4-year-old son, 2 month old daughter, two chickens, one dog and a fish called Bob and a wife to Mr G. They all live happily in their little cottage on the outskirts of Brisbane.

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  1. April 27, 2014 / 10:30 pm

    This is MY first mothers day WOOHOO. I doubt bub will be doing any of these for me just yet, but I have to say I LOVE Shannon’s free chalkboard printables. They’re awesome so glad I found her site because I’m a bit obsessed with the chalkboard craze at the moment.

  2. Deb - An Inspirational Journey
    April 27, 2014 / 11:31 pm

    Thank you for featuring my blog – much appreciated! Enjoy your Monday xx

  3. Bubfriendly Winnie
    April 28, 2014 / 12:01 am

    Firstly, loving this new blog look Eva!!! All the colours!!!! 🙂 Thanks for all the ideas – would love a handmade gift or to make one myself but I’m afraid there is no creative bone inside me! 🙁 Would really like to learn to make some handmade soap though – bet the lemon one smells yummylicious!!!!

  4. LydiaCLee
    April 28, 2014 / 12:11 am

    That lime & mint soak looks tempting…

  5. Kirsty @ My Home Truths
    April 28, 2014 / 12:19 am

    Some great ideas there Eva. I’m going to have to get myself into gear – I would love to give my mum, MIL and nan something special this year!

  6. April 28, 2014 / 12:57 am

    I think you’ve encouraged me to do a photo on a canvas for my mum of the grandkids, she’d love that! Lovely images xx

  7. April 28, 2014 / 1:44 am

    I have to get into the Mother’s Day shopping thing! I must say I love the catalogues and emails at this time of year – all devoted to shopping for stuff women love! No idea yet what I am buying my Mum or hoping to receive!

  8. Barbie Bieber Beyond
    April 28, 2014 / 3:03 am

    This list is so helpful, I have no idea what to get my Mum. I may just leave this page open so my girls can take some hints too 🙂

  9. April 28, 2014 / 4:54 am

    some great suggestions here! I think I shall try and get my boys to map something for Nana.

  10. Lucy @ Bake Play Smile
    April 28, 2014 / 9:29 am

    Awww thank you so much for featuring me Eva! Love your blog… of course!!!! Who wouldn’t! Such a gorgeous little space you have created here!! xx

  11. Alicia-OneMotherHen
    April 28, 2014 / 11:42 am

    I am so looking forward to my first kindy mums day gift from Izzy! I love the pamper presents, I could do with a good pedicure, even if I have to do it myself! I am going to have the girls onto something for their nanna 🙂

  12. April 30, 2014 / 6:19 am

    I remember those little presents from when I was at school. I’d have to say I love receiving handmade gifts and cards. I hope you get that pedicure!

  13. April 30, 2014 / 6:20 am

    Not a problem lovely! I’m so glad you love my blog, I tend to be a bit hard on myself about it some days! x

  14. April 30, 2014 / 6:21 am

    Thanks Sarah. They are great aren’t they, so easy. I’ve prepared the gardening kits for my Mum and MIL…a bit different but the same idea. Love it.

  15. April 30, 2014 / 6:21 am

    Yes, definitely hint about the page :). I wouldn’t mind the pamper jar to be honest!

  16. April 30, 2014 / 6:21 am

    I haven’t seen many catalogues because I’m one of those people with a ‘no junk mail’ sign…the guy delivers every day and it was just getting crazy!

  17. April 30, 2014 / 6:22 am

    Yes, definitely do a photo canvas, they just make a photo come to life!

  18. April 30, 2014 / 6:22 am

    Thanks Kirsty, I hope you come up with some great ideas.

  19. April 30, 2014 / 6:23 am

    Oh I’m so glad Winnie, it really is very ‘ME’. I know, I really want to try to make the handmade soap to replace what we use!