100+ DIY Happy Mother’s Day Gifts, Recipes, Decorations & More

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Give mom the treat of having a Happy Mother’s Day with these DIY ideas. Homemade foods and gifts are always the best way to show how much you care.  Get all of the inspiration you need including food, gifts, decorations, and gift tags all in this one post. No matter what you decide to make for mom, be sure to make it a very Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day Gifts, Decorations, Recipes

Instead of picking up a generic card at the store why not make it special with this Stitched Photo Mother’s Day Card so mom can cherish this memory instead of tossing it in the garbage when Mother’s Day is over.


If mom is a country girl at heart and enjoys a mason jar as much as I do than you have to check out these 30 Mason Jar Ideas for Mother’s Day. Including candles, face scrubs, knitting storage kits, and printable tags for everything you are giving. You are sure to put a smile on mom’s face with one of these ideas!


Add a little color to mom’s kitchen with these color dipped wooden utensils with adorable and free printable gift tags.

Get the little ones involved in the gift making process with these 25+ Mother’s Day Crafts for kids.

Make this Mother's Day Banner in minutes! A lovely homemade gift for mom with a sentimental saying too.  livelaughrowe.com

Make this Mother’s Day Banner in minutes! A lovely homemade gift for mom with a sentimental saying too. livelaughrowe.com

Don’t forget to decorate and set the scene for your Happy Mother’s Day party with this banner.  Add a special note or inspirational quote for a nice wall hanging for mom to enjoy everyday.

Make mom a meal she will never forget with these 10 recipes that are perfect for Mother’s Day.

mothers day boxes

I love putting a new twist on a classic gift and this is the perfect DIY project for a really Happy Mother’s Day. DIY Box of Chocolates, it just doesn’t get any sweeter than that! My mom would enjoy this gift as long as I filled them with her favorite candy.

Why not spend some time with mom and give her a Movie Night Care Package filled with candies and a Redbox gift card. Really surprise her by sticking around to watch a couple movies with her to make this a really memorable and Happy Mother’s Day.

With these 9 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts, you may want to make something special for your mother in law too.


It’s not a party without a cake, well that’s my story and I am sticking to it! So why not make a cake that mom will not soon forget, this Banana Coconut Bundt Cake will have mom looking forward to next year after she finishes the last bite.

mothers day boquet

Grab some cardstock and a few other simple supplies to make mom an adorable DIY flower bouquet. 

If you still haven’t figured out what to get mom then check out these 25 Fabulous DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas or just pick up an Amazon gift card so mom can choose something for herself.

To all the super mom’s out there, Happy Mother’s Day!


  1. These are some amazing ideas to do for Mother’s Day. I wish my mom lived close to me so I could make this kind of stuff for her. But I think my son could easily make it for me.

  2. This is a wonderful collection. Thank you so much for putting it all together. I was at a loss this year.

  3. These are amazing mother’s day gift ideas. I can’t believe it’s that time already seems like it was just Christmas!

  4. What a collection! With this, I think you covered every possible Mother’s Day angle here.

  5. These are some great ideas, I would love to receive any of these! I’m going to be away for Mother’s Day this year, so my kids are planning an early Mother’s Day :-). They’re such sweeties!

  6. These are all awesome ideas. I still haven’t thought of a gift for my mom. I’m sure she’ll love any of this.

  7. Love all the gift ideas. They are all pretty and unique. Any mom would be delighted to receive any of those, for sure.

  8. Great ideas! I’ve been wondering about what I could make for Mother’s Day. These are all really going to help me out with choosing something. I love hand made things too.

  9. Ann Bacciaglia says:

    These are great Mothers day gift ideas. I love the color dipped wooden spoons.

  10. All of these are sooooo cute. Seriously cute. I love the scrubs, I’ve made them before, but they just look super adorable int hose jars with those labels.

  11. I love all these gift ideas for Mother’s day. I would love anything from your list. I did ask for a massage.

  12. You have lots of neat ideas. I wish I was closer to my mom so I could see here on Mother’s Day, but I’m 700 miles away 🙁

  13. My favorite gifts to receive are the simple and thoughtful ones! These are really great ideas! I love the kitchen utensils!

  14. wow, so many amazing ideas! I need to get started on something for my mom, I just can’t decide what to make her.

  15. I love these — especially the Color Dipped Wooden Utensils. They would also be perfect for a bridal shower!

  16. I love all of these Mother’s Day gift ideas, especially the color dipped wooden utensils. I know that my mom would love something like that!

  17. Krystal+Anne says:

    For Mothers Day I made a soap dispenser out of a mason jar =) It turned out really cute and I can’t wait for Mothers day <3

  18. Thank you for the ideas. I didn’t plan anything yet and it is around the corner. Eeeek. I’ve been sooo busy that I never really had time to buy a gift yet.

  19. All these posts for MOther’s day makes me miss my Mom so much. All I want is to be with her for this special day.

  20. Love these ideas for all year long!

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