20+ super easy makes for Mother’s Day 

Published on 14 April 2021 3 min read

Nothing shows love and appreciation quite like a homemade gift, and we’ve got loads of DIY Mother’s Day crafts for you to choose from. From beautiful crochet bouquets to homemade Mother’s Day cards, there are lots of handmade ways to show how much you care.

Ditch the shop-bought flowers and chocolates and level up your Mother’s Day presents this year!

Flower crafts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a bunch of beautiful blooms to brighten up mum’s day. While the real deal might only last a week, these fabulous flowers will last a lifetime! Take your pick from our floral favourites. 

Not sure where to start? Learn how to crochet a flower with our simple step-by-step video.

Crochet a cactus for Mother’s Day

If flowers aren’t your mum’s thing, a mini amigurumi cactus could be the perfect present! They’re super easy to make and they couldn’t be sweeter. Plus they’re a lot less maintenance than the real thing! 

Never crocheted a cactus before? Don’t worry! Check out our guide on how to crochet a cactus for beginners

Make mum and her mini-me

If you’re a lover of all things cute and cuddly, these adorable mother and baby sets are exactly what you should be making this Mother’s Day!

Crochet your way to a spa day!

Forget heading to a spa for Mother’s Day! This spa day set makes a gorgeous gift. Crochet a matching washcloth, sleep mask and face scrubbie and treat your mum to a pamper session. Remember to switch out the colours to your mum’s favourite!

Mother's Day Spa Kit in Premier Yarns Home Cotton Solids - HMDSK002 - Downloadable PDF

Mother's Day Spa Kit in Premier Yarns Home Cotton Solids - HMDSK002 - Downloadable PDF

By Premier Yarns

Beautiful Mother’s Day brooch

If you’re searching for a last-minute Mother’s Day present, these beautiful little brooches tick all the boxes! Style-savvy mums are sure to adore a little floral pin, especially if it’s made in their favourite colour!

Mother's Day Flower Brooch

Mother's Day Flower Brooch

By Little Doolally

Crochet a cute keepsake

Turn simple crocheted flowers and letters into an adorable gift for your mum. This crochet keepsake project from Cosy Rosie UK will be treasured forever!

Paper craft ideas for Mother’s Day

If your mum isn’t particularly green-fingered, ultra low-maintenance paper succulents are the ideal gift.

Stylish, sophisticated and super easy to make – these paper calla lilies by Clever Poppy are guaranteed to go down a treat with mum! 

If you’re a multi-skilled maker, why not combine crochet with paper craft to create a truly unique Mother’s Day card? We’re so inspired by these fab ideas by Golden Lucy Crafts.

Mother’s Day crafts for kids

How could we do a Mother’s Day crafts round-up without throwing in a few ideas for little people? Kids will love getting involved in making presents for mum or grandma, and we’ve got a few ideas to inspire you. 

Learn how to make sweet paper flowers complete with their own vase with this simple paper flower tutorial.

We can’t get enough of the super simple origami tulips by The Bear and the Fox. Head to their website for an easy step-by-step tutorial, and be prepared to fill your home with paper petals!

Younger children will delight in helping to make this foolproof Mother’s Day card by Crafty Morning! All you need is  a few dried pasta shapes, some craft glue, a blob of yellow paint and a pen.

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