We all remember a time when we made homemade Mother’s Day gifts for our moms. Nowadays, there are so many gift choices out there that feel overly manufactured or impersonal.
Our meaningful guide to the sweetest homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas can lead the way back to a simpler time. She’ll be touched by the homespun quality these warm and inviting gifts have to offer. With their help, this Mother’s Day can be the best one yet.
63 Best Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Bring a big smile to your mom’s face with fun homemade Mother’s Day gifts to enchant her.
Shadow Box Display Case
This thoughtful shadow box case is the best place for your mom to keep her favorite family memories. Once filled with photos, mementos, and other personal items, the unique display can be a testament to everything she holds dear. You can even get a head start and fill it yourself, so she knows you had a hand in its making.
Personalized Photo Blanket
When you can’t decide what to make your mom on Mother’s Day, this personalized photo blanket can get it done. The sherpa throw blanket is ideal for displaying on top of a couch, an easy chair, or on the bed. It’s customized with a selection of cute family photos to warm her heart while it warms her legs or shoulders.
Birthday Tracker Board
What every mom needs for Mother’s Day is a way to track the birthdays of various family members throughout the year. This birthday tracker board is a fun way for her to get creative with the process. She can hang the wooden board on the wall and write names and dates on the little wooden hearts. Birthdays will stay organized, and she can always be in the know.
Build Your Own Plonk Wine Case
When you put together six bottles of quality wine from Plonk Wine Club, you’ll provide your mom with a specially curated gift box she’ll love. The “Build Your Own Case” feature has small-label wines from local wineries that stand out. Whether she’s into Pinots, sparkling Brut, or Rosé, you can find it all and deliver it straight to her door.
Homemade Cookie Gift Basket
As you scour the list of things to make mom for Mother’s Day, this cookie gift basket saves the day. The tin is filled with delicious homemade cookies that’ll taste like they just came out of the oven. The varieties include zebra fudge, chocolate chip, and inside-out chocolate chip. Even if not made by you, these cookies are still one of the most comforting homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas that are quick and easy to organize.
Bath Bombs Gift Set
Your mom will get so much more than just bath bombs with this special spa set. It includes seven handmade bath bombs shaped like hearts, doughnuts, and cupcakes. The set looks like an industrious child or grandchild had a hand in creating these colorful bath items. The scents vary from rose and freesia to mint and coconut, so her next bath will be something grand.
Artisan Soap Gift Set
The craft that goes into making these artisanal soaps won’t be lost on your mom this Mother’s Day. They’re made with all-natural ingredients and essential oils, so their fragrance stays with her. The set includes four cold-pressed soap bars with scents like Jasmine lime, Plumeria, Hydrangea, and wild passion.
Mom Engraved Cutting Board
The love celebrated with this personalized cutting board could come from your woodshop (if you have one). But you might find it easier to give her this cutting board, also handcrafted with care. It takes a specific recipe you provide via a link and reproduces it in a handwritten engraving on the board. The cutting board will find a special place in her kitchen.
Personalized Kitchen Sign
This personalized kitchen sign is a meaningful way to make your mom feel at home this Mother’s Day. The pine wood sign feels homemade and detailed all at once. It hangs on the wall of her kitchen to welcome everyone to the hearth of the home. It’s personalized with her name and a year of your choosing.
Mom Coupon Book
Remember when you were little and you handmade your mom coupons for Mother’s Day? This coupon book keeps those memories alive and well with 60 opportunities to pamper her. Fifty of the coupons are for things like “A week without chores” and “Breakfast in bed.” You can fill in the remaining 10 to suit her best.
Mother’s Day Fudge Gift Box
This gift box of fudge may make your mom feel like a kid again, but it’ll definitely feel homemade for her. Inside, she’ll find two pounds of tasty and decadent fudge she can indulge in anytime she likes. The flavors include chocolate, peanut butter, maple walnut, and vanilla, so all cravings are satisfied.
Paper Flower Bouquet
This cool paper flower bouquet is a wonderful Mother’s Day option instead of flowers. The paper pop-up card is a surprise she won’t forget anytime soon. The bouquet looks like a bunch of fresh spring daffodils that will long outlast traditional blooms. Even if she doesn’t believe you made it, she’ll be thankful you thought of them for her special day.
Sourdough Starter Kit
A sourdough starter is a homemade gift option that is often passed from a daughter to a mother and vice versa. This sourdough starter kit keeps that meaningful feeling in mind. The starter kit comes with a container marked to make it easy to continue the sourdough process.
The cloth cover, silicone spatula, and thermometer are also there to ensure the process is successful. All you need to do is make a sourdough starter yourself or get some donated by a generous family member for this tradition to kick off right.
Custom Tote Bag
Show your mom how special she is on Mother’s Day by giving her this personalized tote bag. The roomy canvas bag is perfect for all her shopping needs, from gardening to groceries. You can further design the bag yourself using a photo or image and a choice of fonts and styles to showcase her name. A tote bag is also a wonderful gift to fill up with homemade treats she can enjoy.
Custom Tumbler Glass
Something practical like this personalized hobby tumbler glass can still wow a mom as a last-minute Mother’s Day gift. The 16-ounce glass is customized with an illustration of your mom using her favorite hobby and details like skin tone, clothing, and her name. She can proudly use it whenever she needs a sip of something delicious and familiar.
Birth Month Wildflower Bouquet
This personalized wildflower bouquet has Mother’s Day written all over it. The carefully selected blooms feel as if you might have put them together yourself for your mom. They reflect her birth month flower, so she knows they’re meant for her and only her. From June roses to September Forget-Me-Nots, she should feel extra cared for this Mother’s Day.
First Mother’s Day Photo Frame
There’s no need to try and make a photo frame for a new mom this Mother’s Day. This frame celebrates her first with a homespun style and captures a moment beautifully. The wooden frame holds your favorite 4 x 6 photo of her and her new baby. It also displays the words “First Mother’s Day” and “Mommy & Me.”
Cat Coffee Mug
This cat coffee mug looks like the ones you might have made for your mom in pottery class, but better. The colorful mug comes with a bamboo lid and stainless steel spoon for her coffee or tea. The kitty design on the mug is joined by a cat’s head popping out over the mug with a darling smile.
DIY Family Photo/Prints Kit
You’re the one that’ll get involved in this DIY kit’s creative process, so your mom has a lovely handmade gift. It has everything needed to include a family photo in the frame, plus the hand or footprints of kids and grandkids. The process is easy and works as the most unforgettable of DIY Mother’s Day gifts that’ll stay with her.
Preserved Flower Keepsake
This preserved flower keepsake is a stunning alternative to traditional Mother’s Day bouquets. The red roses have all the detail they had when fresh and will last up to five years. That’s a lot of Mother’s Days for her to have this unique floral reminder of how great a mom she is. Its eye-catching look will continue to be prominent in her home decor.
Handmade Aromatherapy Candle
Something simple like this handmade aromatherapy candle helps make a mom’s home a more relaxed place. Your mom may think you created this unique candle yourself in a professional workshop. The mixed berry candle has extra design touches like crystals and dried flowers to make this spiritually charged accessory special.
Custom Jewelry Box
This personalized jewelry box can keep your mom’s most important items safe. It’s small enough to take on her travels or keep at home. The box is customized with your own design, her name, or a photo, so it feels personal for her. You could also add some jewelry to the box, so that the box won’t be empty when she receives it.
Personalized Photo Ceramic Plate
This personalized photo ceramic plate is a lot better quality than anything you can attempt to craft yourself. It uses a photo of your choosing and vividly displays it on the plate for all to see. Moms can display the plate and also use it for serving family and friends when entertaining or just enjoying a meal at home.
Knit Mug Cozy
You know your mom loves homemade knit products, but what do you do when you can’t knit? This handmade mug cozy will charm her all the same. The knit cozy wraps around a standard-size mug and has an adorable button accent to emphasize the homemade quality. Her hot drink will stay hot, while she warms her hands with this toasty mug accessory.
Personalized Family Circle Necklace
This personalized family circle necklace is a loving way to honor a mom’s favorite people with elegance. It features a pendant of up to five circular pieces that layer up to form a group of names and birth years. She can keep those she treasures most close at all times.
Bath Gift Set
It’s no secret moms sometimes pamper themselves after everyone else is taken care of. This fully-loaded handmade bath spa gift box will make sure that happens. It has her comfort in mind and is packed with six items to help her achieve it. The set has everything from a shower steamer, sleep mask, and lavender soap to a face mask, lip balm, and soap saver.
Letters To Mom Set
Few homemade Mother’s Day gifts take a thing as simple as a letter and turn it into something memorable. This book has twelve letters and matching envelopes that are ready for you and yours to fill in. Prompts can help you along in case you don’t know where to start when expressing appreciation to your mom. The end results will be valued for a long time to come.
Jam & Jelly Sampler Gift Set
Not many food gift baskets say “Mother’s Day” and “homemade” like these jams and jellies do. This set is a sampler collection of eight gourmet preserves her taste buds can get excited about. Fun varieties like bodacious berry and harvest peach cobbler can help her enjoy a sweet treat all to herself.
Mom Planter Pot Set
These adorable planter pots can sing your mom’s praises with a homegrown look and feel. The set has three ceramic planter pots on wooden bases, mini tools, and plant markers. The pots spell out the message “Best Mom Ever,” so she’s well aware of how loved she is. You can preload the pots with your mom’s favorite succulents and write meaningful messages on the markers for a homemade feel.
Handmade Knit Scarf
You don’t have to sit back and wish you knew how to knit your mom a beautiful scarf for Mother’s Day. This chunky knit scarf is still handmade and can wow her all the same. It’s made into a wool infinity scarf, so she can wrap it and re-wrap it for added warmth. The scarf will ensure she looks her best no matter where she’s headed.
These personalized magnets are a small but heartfelt way to bring your mom’s family closer to her this Mother’s Day. The set comes with four magnets that can be customized with up to four images to make her smile. You can choose her children’s or grandchildrens’ drawings as the images to make the magnets feel even more homemade.
Birthstone Hummingbird Feeder
So, you’re not a master glassmaker and don’t know what to get your mom for Mother’s Day. It’s ok, since this birthstone hummingbird feeder is crafted by those with skill to boot. It starts with hand-blown glass that’s personalized to fit her birthstone color. She’ll love seeing it in her garden almost as much as the hummingbirds love drinking from it.
Watercolor Cloth Napkins Set
This sophisticated set of cloth napkins may cause your mom to feel like the queen of home and heart she is. The cotton napkins are designed with watercolor-style imagery of birds on a colorful branch. It looks as if the design has been painted on or sewn with all the skills needed to impress a mom.
Personalized Stationery Set
No matter what year it is, moms still love the idea of sending letters. And this artsy personalized stationery allows her to do so with style. The set has 10 cards and matching envelopes customized with her name and favored design. The next time she gets to send one out to say thank you, she’ll be saying thank you to you first.
Lavender Heat Pillow
The next time your mom needs a spa break, she can turn to this lavender heat pillow for comfort. It’s something you might like to create yourself, but thankfully someone did it for you. The cotton pillow is filled with lavender and barley that heats up in the microwave. It can ease mild aches, pains, and tired eyes in no time.
Hidden Message Locket Necklace
There’s something extra special about this handmade locket necklace for Mother’s Day. The detail in the design is only made better once she opens it up. Instead of a photo, inside, she’ll find the words “Remember I love you Mom.” The hidden message is a sweet symbol for everything she does for her family all year long.
Personalized Mom Pillow
This personalized mom pillow is a creative way to send her the world’s most comfortable postcard. The small, square pillow will add fun and warmth to her couch, chair, or bed. The design is made to look like a postcard that’s come in the mail. It’s signed by anyone you decide she’d like to hear from most.
Personalized Mom Print
Why not let this personalized mom print showcase the things she’s most proud of? The print is fully customizable to list up to four different names and dates to reflect children or grandchildren. It reads, “My greatest blessings call me Mom,” so everyone can know what she cherishes the most.
Sunflower Oven Mitt Set
This sunflower-themed oven mitt set is a cute addition to your mom’s kitchen. The handmade set includes two oven mitts, one is a glove and one is a square-shaped style. They’re decorated with sunflowers and the words, “Love grows best in little houses just like this.” She’ll enjoy the sentiment, even when pulling her latest culinary creation out of the oven.
Personalized Engraved Music Box
This vintage-style music box is the kind of Mother’s Day gift that stays with the moms who get them. The wooden box plays “You are my Sunshine” by using the old-fashioned hand crank on the side. Once opened, she can read the personalized message you include to keep you in her heart always.
Handmade Whipped Body Butter
You don’t have to learn the art of making spa products when you give this handmade whipped body butter to your mom. It’s ready-made with care, so she can enjoy the softest skin without extra ingredients. The eight-ounce jar of body butter is perfect for the whole body and has a scent of lemongrass.
Mom Heart Gift Sign
Why beat around the bush when it comes to thoughtful homemade Mother’s Day gifts? This gift sign has been created with her in mind using reclaimed wood and nail art. The miniature sign features a red woven heart with the word “Mom” in the center, right where she belongs. Wherever she decides to keep it can be the most important place in her home.
Car Essential Oil Diffuser
This essential oil diffuser for use in a car totally trumps those typical cardboard deodorizers. It’s a beautiful handmade filigree charm with a tree of life design on it. The diffuser will catch the light while providing a natural, fresh scent she can customize herself. All she needs to do is add a few drops of her favorite essential oil for the best-smelling car in town.
Handmade Floral Drop Earrings
These handmade earrings are the sort of Mother’s Day gift that you pick out long before the day. It doesn’t matter when they’re purchased, since the floral drop earrings will look great on her anytime. The detailed filigree design is a classic style that looks fashionable no matter the era. She’ll know how much you appreciate her whenever she puts them on.
Personalized Wooden Spoon
You’ll never know how much your mom will love this personalized wooden spoon in her kitchen collection. It may seem overly practical, but the spoon is one of those kitchen accessories that’s always needed. When she sees her name engraved into the beechwood handle, she’ll know that even the small things count.
Mom Pear Keepsake
There aren’t words to describe the sweetness and whimsy these handmade pear keepsakes bring with them. Your mom can display the set of three pears personally made by an artisan with care. Their realistic appearance makes them a fun addition to any room in the house. The pears form the message “Love You Mom,” which is their most important function.
Beehive Cheese Gift Basket
The flavorful Beehive cheeses in this gift basket make you feel like you put it together yourself for Mother’s Day. The aged, cow-milk cheeses include flavors like Smoked Apple Walnut and Earl Grey. The different taste profiles will surprise and delight her anytime she feels like taking a trip to the pasture.
Mother-Daughter Heart Bracelets
Your mom can feel a deeper connection to you with this gift because you keep one of the Mother-Daughter heart bracelets. The red string bracelets look like those you might have made when still a girl and feel intimate too. They each have a tiny heart to remind her of the unbreakable bond between a mother and her daughter.
Mandala Coloring Postcards Set
Your mom’s creative side can find itself when you give her these mandala-inspired postcards to color in. She can take part in her own Mother’s Day gift by coloring in these eight hand-drawn designs. The outlines need her artistic skill to come alive in vibrant color with the materials of her choice.
Sprigs Of Kindness Bowl
Few pieces of handmade home decor are made with as much care as this sprigs of kindness bowl. The clay serving bowl is made the old-fashioned way and includes imprints of herbs. They include rosemary, thyme, and baby’s breath to give the clay bowl a constant sense of the natural world. It’ll look beautiful at the center of her dining table or on a shelf where all can see it.
Personalized Placemats Set
What better way to make the dinner table feel more personal for Mother’s Day than with customized placemats? The set of four farmhouse-style burlap placemats are handmade with monogrammed accents. Anytime she sits down at the dinner table, she can immediately feel at home.
This hand-casting kit is a fun activity that ends with a keepsake to be treasured. Your mom can hold hands with you or a grandchild, and make a casting to signify your everlasting love. Once the mold is complete and dried, you can use the included metallic paints to give it an extra-special touch. The kit is one of the most enduring Mother’s Day DIY gift ideas where you get hands-on.
Knit Heart Pillow
Sometimes all you need to make Mother’s Day special for your mom is a knit heart pillow in pink. It looks like something you might make yourself, but you don’t have to learn crafting to share it. Whenever she gives this heart a squeeze, she’ll be able to feel like you’re always right there.
Popcorn Variety Set
This popcorn variety set prepares your mom for any family movie night she’s in mind. The popcorn comes from a family farm, which is as close to home as you can get. The set includes six varieties of kernels and popcorn salt for additional flavor. Time with mom and her family may be the most delicious yet.
Personalized Custom Stamp
This customized stamp is one of the coolest ways for your mom to keep her mark on things. Whether she uses it for letters, packages, or baked goods, the stamp makes it personal. Her name or image is added to the rubber stamp, so she’s ready to get her brand out there. You may see it featured in the mail very soon.
DIY Explosion Box
You and your family can do some DIY yourself to make this explosion gift box meaningful for your mom. The latest photo keepsake allows you to add loads of family photos, gifts, mementos, and personalizations to the mix. The explosion box looks like an unassuming gift box when it’s all wrapped up, but you know better.
Mom Fill-In-The-Blank Book
There are few easier ways to show your mom how awesome she is than by using this fill-in-the-blank book. The attractive leather book contains 50 creative prompts, so that you can remember all her charms and best qualities. Once it’s complete, you can give her the book dedicated to how great she is each and every day.
When you want to find a new, unique way to work wine into a Mother’s Day gift, this set has got you. The three jars of salt are handcrafted with the unforgettable flavor of wine. She can use each one to add to her usual meals and come away with something new and unheard of. The exciting flavors include Chardonnay Lemon Thyme, Rosé Rosemary, and Pinot Noir Fennel.
Rainbow Slipper Socks
If you’ve tried and failed to knit your mom a pair of slipper socks, these will come to the rescue. This pair of handmade rainbow slipper socks will knock it out of the park. They’re expertly crafted using sheep’s wool and lined with fleece on the inside. The array of fun colors makes the rainbow something she’ll love to carry around wherever she goes.
Breakfast Gift Basket
When you can’t be there to make your mom breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day, this gift basket can. It’s filled to the brim with tasty morning treats she can whip up in no time. The set includes a pancake and waffle mix and a cinnamon bun mix, and Maine maple syrup to go along. There’s also coffee and a pair of fruit jams to make this the best breakfast yet.
Reclaimed Wood Serving Board & Cloche
This serving board and glass cloche can display all the homemade treats your mom has made you over the years. The reclaimed wood used to craft the serving board comes from old Hungarian building materials. The recycled glass keeps the homemade feelings going strong. You can add some home-baked treats yourself to show your mom some additional love.
Personalized Horseshoe Heart Trivet
When your mom sees this personalized horseshoe heart trivet this Mother’s Day, she’ll probably use it asap. The delicately crafted hand-forged trivet takes an everyday item and elevates it into something special. It’s also personalized with initials and a special date. The piece is the kind of thing that’ll stay with her through every meal.
Your mom doesn’t even have to go inside her house to enjoy this personalized doormat. It’s a warm, welcoming, handmade item with a homespun feel. The quality material is customized with her name or the family name, along with various design options. Thanks to you, the doormat can become the first step to a happy home.
How We Choose Homemade Mothers Day Gifts
At Gift Rabbit, we understand how important it is to find the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gift. Our team has dedicated countless hours to researching, reviewing, and scoring a wide variety of unique gift ideas. We ask for feedback, compare options, and check against strict criteria to ensure we’re providing the best selection. Our gift guide is designed to cater to all demographics, with gifts categorized by price, style, and customer experience. From DIY crafts to personalized keepsakes, we’ve meticulously evaluated each product from a user’s perspective to ensure you can confidently find the perfect Mother’s Day gift.