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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be looking for presents that will make your mom feel loved.
If you’ve typically stuck to the classics in the past, like a nice box of chocolates or a fresh bouquet of flowers, you might want to go the extra mile this year by making a unique homemade gift that’s sure to mean more to your mom than another store-bought present.
Even if you’ve never tried your hand at crafts before, there are plenty of gifts you can easily make. Here are some great homemade presents that are sure to delight your mom on Mother’s Day.Nothing says thoughtful giving like a homemade gift, especially on Mother's Day. Here are 4 great ideas! Click To Tweet
1. For Artsy Moms, a Sketchbook Filled With Hand Drawings of Your Family Make a Unique Mother’s Day Gift
Does your mom love to put up photos and portraits of family members around the house?
A sketchbook filled with hand-drawn images of your family could be just the thing to touch her heart. You don’t have to be an artist to make this personalized art happen.
With a few crayons and colored pencils, you can draw something unique that’s sure to mean more to your mom than a factory-made print.
2. A Thoughtful DIY Gift for Moms With a Green Thumb, a Set of Hand-Decorated Pots for Her Plants
If your mom’s windowsill resembles a botanical garden, she’ll appreciate a nice, new set of pots for her plants. Why not get creative and hand-paint a custom message on those pots?
You can easily buy some durable ceramic pots from the hardware store. Then, get some paint and create whatever designs you think she’ll love.
Just be sure to use water-resistant paint and allow enough time for it to dry before putting in any dirt or seeds!
3. A Useful Gift for Mom Would be a Knitted Blanket or Crocheted Throw
For moms that love nothing more than curling up on the living room couch with a good book and a hot cup of tea, a knitted blanket, crocheted throw, or other handmade item is sure to be a welcome surprise.
If you know how to knit, crochet or even sew, you may want to consider putting together a cozy item to help keep your mom warm on relaxed days at home.
4. A Great DIY Gift for Your Mom Could be a Personalized Kiln-Fired Ceramic Mug
If your mom loves a good cup of coffee to start her day, why not personalize a water-resistant mug for her? You could take a local pottery class and design a unique ceramic mug with a special message.
Wish her a happy Mother’s Day or add another message that will make her think of you every time she pours herself a hot cup of joe! The kiln-fired glaze will help to make the mug heat- and water-resistant so she can enjoy it for years to come.
Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show your mom how special and appreciated she is, and making a one-of-a-kind homemade gift is sure to delight her.
You don’t have to stick to perennial favorites like chocolates or flowers to make Mom happy. These handmade items are sure to reflect her unique personality and show her how much you care.
What are you getting your mom for Mother’s Day?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.