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Looking for a great crafty gift for mom this Mother’s Day?
Looks like I’m your girl! I have compiled a great list of the best DIY gifts for mom, all found on Pinterest!
If your mom is anything like mine, she loves a cute DIY gift for any and all occasions. For her birthday last month, I made her this super cute photo display where she can clip on pictures of her grandbabies.
She was head over heels for it!
I wish I would have added some silk flowers now that I think of it, but that can come later. I was just amazed at how well I actually recreated a Pinterest DIY Gift for my mom!
The best part about the DIY was that it was SO simple! I am totally one of the “Pinterest Fail” mommas that takes on way bigger things than she can handle and well… they don’t turn out too cute.
Like this “fall craft party” I put together for my babies years ago. I am way too ambitious sometimes.
So for this list, I have compiled fail-proof DIY gifts for mom that are bound to be cute REGARDLESS of your creative ability.
What Makes the Best DIY Gifts for Mom?
I’d have to say that the best DIY gifts for mom and grandma are the ones that keep it simple, inexpensive, and aww worthy!
Most of the ones in this post are pretty straight forward and won’t take years to make. Which is perfect since Mother’s Day is just around the corner! They also won’t cost an arm and a leg to make! I can’t be the only one that falls into that hole. You see a cute DIY on Pinterest and once you get going, you realize you need 100 things to make the gift.
Nah not these. They are straightforward, and I have linked the main things you will need to make each item! I have also linked back to each original Pinterest post so that you can read through their instructions.
Let’s get to the DIY gifts for mom!
20 DIY Gifts for Mom:
This list of diy gifts for mom includes unique gift ideas for your mom/grandmas house, office, and maybe even their cars (if you get creative enough)! Most of what is included in this list of DIY gift ideas are top rated Pinterest DIY’s for mom that will have her swooning!
This adorable DIY succulent gift is perfect for the momma with the greenish thumb. Succulents don’t require much work, but will look fantastic at her desk or windowsill! Check out Jessica of liverandomlysimple.com for just how she created this cute DIY gift!
Who wouldn’t love this “365 reasons why I love you” jar?? Not only is it a great gift for mom, but you can easily gear it towards any loved one in your life! You probably already have all of what you need to make it around the house, too!
Check out bigdiyideas.com for her collection of 40 DIY’s for mom!
Okay, I am not sure what’s with the mason jar& string art trend that is going on- but I LOVE it! Seriously, this is SO cute!!
Check out finditmakeitlove.com for just how to make it!
I am going to be honest- I am making this for myself. I need this in my house. Who wouldn’t love something so dang beautiful?!
Check out the brilliant styletic.com for just how to create this and MANY more DIY gifts!
DIY doesn’t have to mean everything is handmade. Put together a DIY gift basket for mom with all of her favorites!
Check out bloglovin.com for more DIY gifts for mom!
Feeling crafty AND want to work in the kitchen? Bust out some of these sugar scrubs for mom! You can even make a little extra to keep for yourself!
Check out reasontoskiphousework.com for just how to master these scrubs!
Another string art beauty! Man I just love the look of string art! This one in particular is sold by NaileditDesign on Etsy, but you can totally create something similar! Or just skip the work and make it look like you DIY’d the crap outta that wood and support a local business 😉
If your mom loves the Magnolia look- this DIY is perfect!
Check out dreamingindiy.com for how to create this and a ton of other awesome DIY’s!
Unfortunalty this is just an upload and not a tutorial- however I think the picture is pretty self explanatory! And come on, how freakin’ cute is this chocolate pineapple?!
It was originally uploaded on Imgur by definitelynothimm.
I know, I know. More string art. BUT COME ON! I love the little wallet sized pictures at the top! SO adorable!!
Check out Lily of lilyardor.com for how she created this beautiful DIY!
This is crazy similar to what I made for my mom last month! So I can personally attest to just how simple it is to make!
Check out another great post from styletic.com for how to create this as well as other DIY projects!
If your mom loves journaling or needs a new planner- this is totally the DIY you need to recreate!
Check out oureverdaylife.com for how to recreate this awesome planner!
You know how the succulent one at the beginning of this list was for the not super green thumb? Well this DIY is for the entirely not green thumbed mom. But she will still get the cute succulent look!
Check out forcreativejuice.com for the how to!
This is probably more of a grandma gift than a mom gift- but I still love it! Grab some cute pictures of the babies and get to mod-podgin!
Check out craftriver.com for how to mod podge this!
If your mom DOES have a green thumb, this is the perfect DIY! Not to mention this is a fairly cheap gift to make!
Check out countryliving.com for how to recreate this DIY for mom!
Talk about an easy DIY! Throw in all of her favorite candies and you’re set!!
Check out buzzfeed.com for even more easy DIY’s!
This DIY from Michaels is just another reason for mom to drink some coffee! Change the colors to her favorites, and you are set!
Check out the DIY at michaels.com.
If you are a baker like myself, this would make SUCH a cute (and yummy) gift!
This image was uploaded to Pinterest without a destination, so I have no where to link you guys to! But I will be recreating this idea and sharing it on my Instagram so make sure to follow me for the how-to!
This adorable felt wreath display is created by TiTics on Etsy. You can recreate this yourself, or support a small business and just look like you did!
Love this adorable thumbprint gift idea from rhythmsofplay.com!
Another cute thumbprint DIY idea & this one is from redtedart.com!
I think this one from buggyandbuddy.com could make for a super cute gift idea that even young toddlers could help out with!
I think this is a super adorable DIY card idea from www.thistinybluehouse.com!
Such a cute gift from the littles from thebestideasforkids.com!
This is probably a much more functional gift that mom will want to display. Have the kids help paint the boards if you want it to be a special something from them! This idea is from Country Living.
This one isn’t necessarily geared towards moms in her post, but I think it gives a super sweet and personable gift idea for mom! Read more on beautiful-inspiring-creative-life.com!
I love love love this idea! It’s so cute and will be something she sees every single day. Read more on unoriginalmom.com!
Another super cute DIY magnet idea, but this one is from giftideasforall.com.
I loooove this idea! My mom would absolutely love it. Might have to put it together for her this year. Read more on loveourreallife.com!
Do shrink dinks get old? I don’t think so, haha! Love this easy idea from bee-ingmommy.blogspot.com!
I have never been able to master the crayon art thing. But I love this idea from divaofdiy.com!
Last on the list is one I am in love with. I think I’d melt if I was gifted this from my kids! Head to lifewithonesies.com for more!
Looking for more DIY gift ideas for mom or grandma?
Here are some other awesome DIY gift roundups I’ve found!
- 15 more totally doable last minute mothers day crafts from Thirtyhandmadeproducts.com
- 10 Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from kellyleighcreates.com
- Diy Mother’s Day Gifts from lilluna.com
- 17 Simple And Cheap Gifts You Can Make Last Minute from buzzfeed.com
- 20 Mother’s Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make from iheartartsandcrafts.com
Create something special for mom this Mother’s day. You know she deserves it!
Feel free to comment below what you are DIY-ing for mom this mothers day!
And if you’re looking for something not so DIY- check out my list of 27 non-diy gifts for mom here!