12 DIY Mother’s Day gifts she’ll love

12 DIY Mother’s Day gifts she’ll love

Posted Apr 27, 2020
Tags: DIY Blogs

This Mother’s Day, show mum how much you love her with a homemade gift from the heart. Stuck for ideas? Don’t worry! There are plenty of projects below to get you started.

1. Pouring art heart canvas

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Pick yourself up a heart-shaped canvas and make mum a beautiful fluid artwork for her wall. This project is great for kids, teens and adults alike, so start pouring.

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2. Cup of tea card

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Image: In The Playroom

This cute little card is perfect for mums who like to take some time out with a hot bevvy in hand.

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  • Card stock
  • Tea bag
  • Egg carton
  • PVA glue
  • Pipe cleaners

3. Rock portrait

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Give her something to smile about with a rock portrait. It makes a fun desk decoration that doubles as a paper weight.

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4. Watercolour bookmarks

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Is your mum an avid reader? This DIY mother’s day gift will make sure she never loses her place again!

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5. Air dry clay lamp

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Light up her day with an air dry clay lantern. We recently created a video lesson for this one that makes it easy for anyone to follow along (even the kids!).

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6. Sticker card

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If you want to make a simple Mother’s Day card, this might be just what you’re looking for!

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7. “I love you Mum” t-shirt

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Dress for the occasion with a customised tee. Kids will have a lot of fun with this project and we can almost guarantee that mum will get a kick out of it too.

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8. Watercolour painting

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Create a watercolour painting of mum’s favourite flower and frame it so that she can hang it up or pop it on a shelf.

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9. Polymer clay beads

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Get funky and create a polymer clay beaded necklace. The possibilities are endless, so try a few different patterns and shapes as you go. Check out our video lesson to get some pointers.

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10. Egg carton flowers

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Image: Kiwico

Little artists will love making these recycled flowers for mum. Plus, they’ll last a lot longer than the real deal!

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11. 3D flower card

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Image credit: Hands On As We Grow

While we’re on the topic of flowers, this 3D card idea is another great pick for kids to try.

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12. A clay rainbow

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Image: Fall for DIY

Create this simple, yet beautiful, décor piece using air hardening clay and acrylic paints. You can go bright or choose more earthy colours depending on mum’s style.

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Do you have more DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas? We’d love to see them so tag us on Instagram or Facebook using @montmarteart and we’ll check them out!

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