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10 Fabulous DIY Gifts for Mother’s Day
Looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day? Check out these great DIY gift ideas for a gift mom will treasure.
If your mom loves butterflies, this DIY butterfly house makes the perfect gift. It’s super-simple to build and costs less than $20. This unique DIY gift will delight mom for years to come.
The Best Ideas for Kids
Salt-Dough Photo Magnets
How many magnets or photos does mom have stuck on her fridge? Probably plenty, but you know she’ll be thrilled to receive these handmade DIY gifts from her kids or grandkids. You only need a few basic supplies to make these DIY gifts, and there’s a video tutorial so you (and the kids) know exactly what to do.
All moms treasure unique DIY gifts, so for Mother’s Day, why not give her a place to show them off? These shelves are surprisingly easy to make and only require basic tools and glue.
Stone-Top Patio Table
Busy moms need a break, and what could be more relaxing than sipping a cool drink on the deck or patio? With that in mid, give mom a place to set her glass of sweet tea by making this stylish patio table! It’s just 16 inches x 16 inches and is very easy to build. The top is a single stone tile!
Cute Plant Markers
These one-of-a-kind plant markers hold a label or seed packet with bent copper wire set in a decorative base. They’re very easy to assemble and you can decorate with rocks, glass beads, seashells, whatever you have on hand. These plant markers are great gifts for every mom or grandma who likes to garden.
Quick & Easy Coasters
Want to make a gift for mom but you don’t have much time? All you need to make these coasters is ceramic tiles (which come in a million shapes and colors) and a pack of small, self-adhesive bumpers. That’s it! Here are the simple step-by-step instructions.
Rustic Garden Toolbox
This light, strong, one-of-a-kind toolbox will delight your mom or grandma. Once you gather the materials and tools, this project will only take a couple of hours. Here are the complete how-to instructions.
You can repurpose small glass jars and turn them into lovely candles! The beeswax and wicks are from BetterBee.com and the jars shown here are Oui-brand yogurt jars. Check out the complete how-to instructions for this project here.
Hints & Tips Book
Does your mom like to give advice? If so, she’ll love this book! Give her 1001 ingenious nuggets of knowledge and she’ll have plenty of DIY advice to last for years.
Photo: D. Thomas Treadwell
On-Trend Serving Tray
This serving tray is constructed of vintage oak barn wood and black iron handles. It has that popular industrial look and the hardwood pegs add a touch of hand-wrought charm. Mom will be impressed when she opens this gift!