20+ super easy makes for Mother’s Day 

Published on March 1, 2022 4 min read

Nothing shows love and appreciation quite like a homemade gift, and we’ve got loads of DIY Mother’s Day gifts 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 gifts with our guide to Mother’s Day crafts!

Fabulous 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 easy DIY Mother’s Day gifts will last a lifetime! Whether you’re a keen knitter, a cool crocheter or nutty for needlecraft – here are our floral favorites for you to make for mum!

Crochet flowers for Mother’s Day

Psst! Never made a crochet flower before? Don’t worry! Learn how to crochet a flower with our simple step-by-step video.

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The perfect crochet Mother’s Day card

Grab a pack of card blanks and your crochet hook – this simple love heart card is a great make for Mother’s Day. Make the crochet hearts in a rainbow of your mum’s favorite colors!

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"9 of Hearts Card" - Free Crochet Pattern For Other in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK

By Paintbox Yarns

Go potty for plants this Mother’s Day

If flowers aren’t your mum’s thing, a plant-inspired present makes an ideal easy DIY Mother’s Day gift. With loads of fun patterns to choose from, you’re sure to find your mum’s favorite – plus they’re a lot less maintenance than the real thing!

If your mum isn’t particularly green-fingered, ultra low-maintenance paper succulents are a great idea!

The coolest crochet cacti!

A mini amigurumi cactus is the perfect present for any plant lover! They’re super easy to make and they couldn’t be sweeter. Never crocheted a cactus before? Don’t worry! Check out our guide on how to crochet a cactus for beginners.

Gorgeous handmade plant hangers

Green-fingered mums will be delighted to receive a plant for Mother’s Day; and even more delighted with a lovingly handmade plant hanger! These macramé designs are so easy to make, you’ll make a few for yourself too!

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!

Say it with embroidery

Write your message to mum in Paintbox Crafts Stranded Cotton with our easy Mother’s Day embroidery patterns! These gorgeous designs look great presented in any embroidery hoop, but you could also sew them onto a tea towel, t-shirt or cushion for an impressive DIY Mother’s Day gift!

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 colors to your mum’s favorite!

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 favorite color!

Mother's Day Flower Brooch
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Mother's Day Flower Brooch

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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!

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. 

How to make super easy paper flowers

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!

Easy homemade Mother's Day card for kids

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.

Knit a simple heart

One for the older kids, have a go at knitted a super speedy heart! Hide inside your Mother’s Day card or stitch to jumpers, scarves and more for the perfect gift.

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