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10 Best Christmas Gifts for DIY Moms

From comfy clothes to high-tech gadgets, Mom is sure to feel loved when she unwraps these gifts!

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Christmas Gifts for Moms Who DIY

Whether your mom likes gardening, woodworking, cooking or crafting, one of these gift ideas will make her holiday special. From the high-tech to the heartwarming, you’ll find a winning gift for DIY moms on this list.

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Women’s Work Pants

You can never go wrong with warm, comfy clothes for Christmas. The Dovetail Christa DIY performance pant is as comfortable as sweats and durable as a work pant. It has seven pockets, extra thick knees and a hammer loop. It’s meant to stand up to any activity, all while looking super stylish.

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DIY Candle Kit

For the mom who likes candles and DIY, a candle making kit is the perfect gift. It has everything needed to make four custom candles: dye, fragrances, soy wax, tins, wicks, glue, labels, stirring sticks, clips and a melting pot and thermometer. Cotton, lavender, coconut lime and cinnamon vanilla offer a scent for every season.

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Winter is a sad time for gardeners. Indoor gardening can make the cold months a little better.

The AeroGarden is a compact hydroponic system with built-in grow lights that handles up to six plants at a time. It comes with seeds for basil, parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil and mint. It fits right on the kitchen counter and brings a little summer indoors for the winter.

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Bathtub Caddy

A soak in the bath is so relaxing on a cold January evening. Make it even better with this luxurious bath caddy tray. It can hold a book, smartphone, candle, snack or even a glass of wine. Pair it with some bath bombs, chocolates and Mom’s favorite bottle of wine for a complete home spa night kit.

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Hanging Grow Light

Many grow lights are clunky and seriously distract from your home’s aesthetic. That’s not the case for these hanging grow lights from The Sill.

These stylish pendant lights come in black and white. They’re so sleek and low-profile that they blend into the background of any room. They boast extreme longevity with power for 16 hours per day for 15 years.

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Work Gloves

These work gloves are another winner from Dovetail Workwear. They’re great in the garden and in the workshop.

Since they’re designed for women, reviewers rave about the perfect fit. And unlike some gloves, they’re not one size fits all. Choose from XS, S, M and L. They’re stretchy and breathable to offer dexterity without sacrificing durability.

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Muck Boots

Muck boots are a fan favorite for all kinds of messy tasks. As the name suggests, they’re ideal for muck: water, mud, snow and anything else you might encounter in the yard.

There are tons of styles, from clogs to calf-length boots, but you can’t go wrong with the Liberty Ankle Rubber Rain Boots. They’re so stylish that you almost forget they’re rubber. These work boots are at home in the garden or running errands.

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Vacuum Sealer

For the mom who cooks, gardens or buys in bulk, a vacuum sealer is a fun new gadget for saving money and leftovers. Split those huge Costco portions into manageable sizes and toss them in the deep freezer. The FoodSaver two-in-one system works with traditional heat-seal bags and FoodSaver containers.

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Customized Tool Bag

A custom tool bag is a cute way to help Mom lug her tools from project to project. This embroidered Carhartt tool tote has a large, zippered compartment and 15 interior pockets, plus six exterior pockets. It’s sure to keep things organized at home and on the go. If she’s already got a bag she likes, it also works well for knitting, crafting and gardening supplies.

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Waterproof Outdoor Blanket

From the beach to the backyard, a waterproof blanket creates a comfortable — and dry — place to lounge. This portable mat folds up into a briefcase shape so you can bring it to beaches, festivals, picnics and hiking and camping trips. When unfolded, it’s about 60-in. x 80-inches. It’s made from durable polyester and PVC.

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Mikayla Borchert
Mikayla is an assistant editor for Family Handyman, specializing in indoor and outdoor gardening, organization and décor. She has one cat and holds a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota. Outside of work, she likes running, skiing, hiking and tending her balcony garden.