comScore
ADVERTISEMENT
Your browser is not supported. We do our best to optimize our websites to the most current web browsers. Please try another browser.
Skip to main content

These Mother’s Day DIY Gift Ideas Are Even Better Than Flowers

Candlesticks, DIY gift ideas for Mom.
Natalie Paquin

It’s no secret that we love, respect and appreciate the moms in our lives all year, but we only get one special, dedicated day on the calendar to make it all about Mom – which means there’s a lot of pressure to level up your gift-giving game.

ADVERTISEMENT

Not sure what to give Mom to capture how much you care? Don’t panic: we’ve got you covered. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to impress mom this May – DIY gifts from the heart are a surefire way to make her smile. To help, we’ve rounded up five pretty and practical homemade gift ideas that will make her (Mother’s) day.

1. Resin Floral Tray 

If you’re still searching for the perfect gift for your mom, why not give her flowers that will never wilt or fade away? Thanks to the use of pressed flowers, your mom can treasure this gift for years to come. We recommend getting creative and customizing this tray using mom’s favourite flowers. Or, if you’re the type of crafter who likes to do some research first, check out these best flowers to cut and dry.

Dried Pressed Flowers (153 Pcs), Amazon, $22. 

2. Herb Palette Garden 

Whether your mom is an avid gardener or just loves cooking with fresh ingredients, a wood palette herb garden can make a beautiful and functional addition to her home. Not only will it add a pop of colour to her outdoor space, but it’s also a practical mother’s day gift idea she’ll use all summer long. Read these instructions to build mom her very own. 

Herb Garden Starter Kit (8 pcs), Amazon, $25. 

 

3. DIY Candle Sticks 

You can never have too many home decor items that help create an ambient abode – which is why we always recommend giving candle holders as gifts. A DIY candlestick holder is a perfect way to upcycle dishware you find on your latest thrift store hunt. Follow this easy tutorial to make mom her own unique candlestick holders this Mother’s Day. Pro Tip: Remember to use alternating heights if you plan to give several candlesticks holders.

20-Count White Long Candles, Amazon, $14.

ADVERTISEMENT

5. DIY No-Sew Rope Bowls

DIY gifts can be as functional as they are fun. These super-sweet checkered bowls from DIY expert Maca Atencio are made a few easy steps, and they’ll give mom a pretty place to keep her jewelry, office supplies or other small items organized in style. You can customize the bowls in your mom’s favourite colours or to match her living room decor. Watch this video below for instructions.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by HGTV Canada (@hgtvcanada)

Related: How to Make Candles in a Few Simple Steps (on the Cheap)

All products featured on HGTV Canada are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy through links in this article, we earn an affiliate commission.

Images courtesy of The Craft Aisle, Natalie Paquin and Maca Atencio



Latest News

DIY
Celebrate Pride in full colour with this vibrant DIY candle holder, made mostly of upcycled materials.
June 14, 2024
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are selling their luxurious Beverly Hills estate for an estimated $65 million.
June 13, 2024
Make laundry day more enjoyable (and efficient) with these small laundry room ideas.
June 13, 2024
Add these non-toxic cleaning products to your Amazon cart for a healthier home.
June 12, 2024
Ready for a 1970s time warp? Graphic prints and tones of brown, orange and green are a playful nod to 1970s design.
June 11, 2024
This lakeside cottage may be one of Scott and Debra’s biggest projects yet.
June 11, 2024
On the hunt for the perfect Father's Day gift? With the big day less than two weeks away, we've got you covered.
June 10, 2024
If you're looking for easy ways to tidy your home minus the hassle, these steps will help you declutter in under 30 minutes.
June 10, 2024
Turn your bathroom into a spa-like retreat with these 10 swoon-worthy design ideas.
June 6, 2024
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
This content is restricted to adults of legal age.
Please enter your birthdate to confirm.
Date of Birth