Want to make Mum’s day extra special? A homemade gift takes time, effort and a little love – everything Mother’s Day is all about.  Here are ten DIY ideas that would be perfect to show your appreciation.

DIY Mother's Day

These sweet little bulbs in a cup are perfect for Mum’s that love gardening or nature (or both). Craft and Creativity suggests you use some bulbs that have already bloomed from the garden. Simply dig them up and pop them in a little soil and cover with moss. Too cute.

DIY Mother's Day

This next little vintage DIY idea is from Better Homes and Gardens. Create a gorgeous keepsake box using an old fashioned doily.  You should be able to pick one up from an Op shop for next to nothing. This would be great for a first time Mum to collect treasured pieces as her children grow.

DIY mother's day

Mason jars are so versatile and very popular but we think this cute project is something a bit different and works really well as a Mother’s Day DIY. Courtesy of Home Stories A to Z, find out how to personalise a mason jar vase.

DIY Mother's Day

Making your own wrapping paper is a great DIY but this little project takes it a step further adding lavender for scent and texture. Kiss the groom suggests using different types of paper to make it truly unique. A great way to recycle as well.

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Ring bowls are usually the domain of wedding DIY’s but the fun shape of this one and the fact that it is super cute, makes it an awesome gift for Mum.  Jade and Fern have a detailed tutorial on how to do this and you could use any shape that takes your fancy.  Sweet as.

DIY Mother's Day

You would be hard pressed to find a Mum that doesn’t like a bit of bling. This gorgeous leather beaded bracelet from Poppytalk looks amazing. The time you invest in making it will be well worth the compliments from Mum.

DIY Mother's Day

It wouldn’t be a Mother’s Day post without DIY flowers.   Visit Lia Griffiths to find out how to make these stunning paper poppies.  And what’s best is that they will keep on giving well past the usual expiry of fresh flowers.

DIY Mother's Day

A lovely little DIY for the crochet lovers, this cupid’s arrow points the way straight to Mum’s heart. Get the quirky pattern and directions from Maize Hutton. So very sweet.

DIY Mother's Day

This next idea is a great one to do with kids as it is really easy.  You could use yarn like Lemon Jitters but really the sky is the limit.  Leather, patterned or glittery fabric would also work really well on the hair comb, just be sure to pick something fairly thin.

DIY Mother's Day

Finally wrap up your beautiful handmade creation with some paper flowers cascading off plain paper.  These are really simple to make so check out the visual tutorial via bead and cord.  A fabulous DIY for paper crafters.

DIY Mother's Day

We hope you like our Mother’s Day DIY compilation. Don’t forget to check out our pinterest boards for more DIY inspiration, and in particular our Mothers Day Projects board.  We’d love to hear from you too so please post us your thoughts below.