DIY: 10 Wow Worthy Mother’s Day Gifts!

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Mother’s Day is coming up and the most heartfelt gifts are the ones we make ourselves.  This year, make a lasting impression with my 10 favorite DIY Mother’s Day gifts!

A Picture is Worth a Thousand WordsEmbroidery Hoop Photos

The best way to make a gift personal and remind mom of the people who love her is to go for a gift that involves photos.  These DIY Embroidery Hoop Portraits would look great in a grouping on your wall, or strung together to make a garland:

  • (Instructions in German, but all you need is iron-on transfer paper to put the photos onto fabric. Stick them in your embroidery hoops and embellish to your heart’s desire!)

Stylish Silhouettes

For a twist on photographic gifts, silhouettes are a stylish option.  Go for classic black like this DIY Wall Art, or decoupage the silhouette with a map of that person’s birthplace, like this: Inspiring Map Silhouette:

Silhouette Art       Map Silhouette

Reward the Well-Read

For book-lovers, a good bookmark is essential.  These beautiful DIY Ribbon Bookmarks are fit for a queen and DIY Pom Pom Bookmarks are fun, colorful, and easy to make:

DIY Ribbon Bookmarks     Pom Pom Bookmarks

Planter Perfection

Greenery can add much-needed life both indoors and out. These DIY Stamped Clay Planters and DIY Tea Cup Planters are the perfect vessels for your gifts:

Stamped Clay Planters        Vintage Tea Cup Planters

Top Trinket Holders

We all have bits and bobs lying around our houses, so here are some cute ways to organize them.  DIY Imprinted Clay Bowls are perfect for storing jewelry, keys, buttons, and more.  You could even make them magnetic with this DIY Magnetic Pin Plate tutorial:

DIY Imprint Bowls  Magnetic Plate

Everything Stops for Tea

For gifts that look and smell good, these DIY Vintage Tea Cup Candles are my favorite. They are elegant, pretty, and look like they come from an expensive boutique:

Tea Cup Candle

 Which one is your favorite?  Are you ready to get crafting?


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