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Mother's Day will soon be here! 

Trying to decide what to give for Mother's Day this year? Finding a Mother's Day gift can be hard.   Homemade gifts have a special meaning by showing your love.  We have rounded up some of our favorite Mother's Day craft project.

With these DIY  Mother's Day awesome crafts, adults and kids can make a thoughtful keepsake for Mom.  If you think there is not enough time to make something, think again.  Some of these handmade gift ideas only take a few minutes, some take less than an hour or an evening.

Get the kids involved in making fun Mother's Day crafts such as a bookmark, painted mug, pouch, handprint craft or keyring.  Mom will love craft projects she can use around the home including a pillow, a magnetic dish or a hanging towel. For a gardener mom, how about making a dish garden ornament, hand painted rocks or a painted wine bottle for watering plants.  And every mom can use a tote bag to carry all her day-to-day things.

If you need Mother's Day gift  ideas, browse all the Mother's Day crafts and projects below for the perfect handmade gift for mom and be sure to click on the project link  for detailed instructions. Handmade gifts are something she will treasure for years.

1. Hanging Kitchen Towel

Hanging Kitchen TowelHanging kitchen towels are an all time favorite handmade gift in our family. This hanging towel is an easy and quick gift to make. You only need a store brought towel and potholder, a button and basic sewing skills.

 

2. Garden Dish Flower

Garden Dish Flower This fun, whimsical garden dish flower art will be a welcome addition to Mom's garden.

 

3. Button Bookmark

Button Bookmark A unique button can be made into a bookmark for Mom. Kids will have fun  searching through the button box to make this simple, quick gift.  However, adult supervisor is recommended to prevent little hands from getting burn when using the hot glue gun.

4. I Love Mom Bag

I Love Mom BagKids can make Mom feel special by making her this  bag that can be used to hold makeup, hair stuff,  electronics cords/batteries and first aid kit.  With a few basic on-hand craft supplies and purchasing the pouch and self-stick letters at a dollar store, the bag can be made quickly.

5. Heart Pillow

Heart PillowThis cute heart pillow may look complicated and take long to make but it is not.  The pillow is made with loop yarn and can be whipped quickly.  It is a type of knitting with no knitting needles, all you need are your hands.  

6. Fleece Blanket

Tied Fleece BlanketSnuggle up with Mom under a cozy fleece blanket!  A no-sew fleece blanket is quick gift idea for kids to make for Mom.  It's so easy since you only need to cut strips around the outside of the fleece and tie them together.  Learn more by watching our video tutorial and reading our photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions.

7. Duct Tape Coin Purse

Duct Tape Coin PurseOne of the simplest duct tape crafts is a duct tape coin pouch/purse. Kids can make this super easy duct tape project in about an hour. Start by choosing duct tape in mom's favorite color or pattern.  Then follow the coin purse instructions.  In addition to coins, this duct tape coin purse can be used to hold keys, flash drives, jewelry, contact lens case, small cosmetics, business cards, credit cards, cough drops and candy.

8. Crochet and Fabric Pillow

Crochet and Fabric PillowThrow pillows make homes feel warm and cozy.  And mom will love this pillow because it is reversible - fabric on one side and  a beautiful shell yarn crochet on the other.  The pillow is great for beginners and advanced crocheters alike.  To get the free pattern by Stitch in Progress, just click the Crochet and Fabric pillow link above.

9. Spool Knitted Flower Bookmark

Spool Knitted Flower BookmarkDoes your mother like to read books?  Kids can make a cute flower bookmark with spool knitting cord.  Click the link above to see how to make this project.

10. Simple Pot HolderSimple Pot Holder

Dress up mom's kitchen with new potholders.  With all their use, potholders get dirty and stained and need to be replaced.  In about an hour, you can sew simple potholders using fabric panels and some scrap fabric. Watch our video and read our photo tutorial!

11.  Crocheted Rose Frame

Crocheted Rose Frame

Show your love with this DIY crocheted rose frame.   Trends come and go but pictures are forever.  Learn how to crochet simple roses and attach them to a frame.  Once you finish the frame, insert a picture of a special moment or loved one.  

12. Machine Embroidered Tote Bag

Machine Embroidered Tote Bag

Do you machine embroider?  A fun and creative way to celebrate mom on Mother's Day is to embroider a tote bag for her.    Personalize it with her name, monogram or  a hobby design.  By using an already-made tote, the project can be completed in an evening.

13. "Love You" Keyring

Love You Keyring

Make a simple and fun key ring for mom for Mother's Day.  Our easy tutorial will show you how.  

14. Patchwork Key Ring

Patchwork Key Ring

A patchwork key ring is a lovely, thoughtful gift for any mom but especially a quilting mom.  This quick, easy project can also be made into a zipper pull for mom's handbag or backpack.

15. Magnetic Dish

Magnetic Pin DishDo you need a really quick gift idea for Mother's Day?  A magnetic dish can be the solution.  This dish works great in the bedroom, office, sewing room and workshop to hold bobby pins, earrings, safety pins, paper clips, sewing pins, etc. It is a SUPER QUICK project.

16. Zipper Pouch

Zipper PouchA zipper pouch is a fabulous gift idea for Mother's Day. Every mom can use zipper pouches and bags to hold makeup, personal items, pens and pencils, note tablets, cellphone and other items in her handbag, backpack or car. They stitch up quickly.

17. Sachet Bag

Sachet BagSachet bags are another quick, handmade gift idea for Mother's Day.  They can be placed in drawers or closets to give her clothes, socks, shoes and lingerie a pleasant fragrance. She can freshen up the air in her car by placing a few sachets under the seats. Sachet bags can be completed in less than a half hour.

18. Painted Mug

Painted MugKid's can decorate store brought mugs for Mom.  Give them paint markers and let their artistic skills soar by creating a personalized drinking mug. This craft is super EASY and INEXPENSIVE and KID FRIENDLY. 

19. Vintage Crochet Trivet

Vintage Crochet TrivetCrochet is a fun way to make a handmade Mother's Day gift.  This vintage crochet trivet by Stitch in Progress is a remembrance of years past but will work in a modern kitchen by using some of today's yarns and colors.

20. Simple Tote Bag

Simple Tote BagTote bags are always needed for one thing or another.  Tote bags can be used as shopping bags,  book bags, toy travel bags,  laptop carrier, gift bag, craft storage bags and lots more.  With fun decorative fabric, this year sew a tote bag for your mom.

21. T-Shirt Tote

T-Shirt Tote

Another tote bag idea is to make a T-shirt tote.  Just purchase a t-shirt with an interesting logo or repurpose an old t-shirt into a tote.  This project is SUPER easy, SUPER quick. 

More Amazing Craft Ideas:

22. Kids can make a sweet Heart Finger Print Tree for Mom.

23. For a Mom with a green thumb, these Painted Rock Garden Markers are a nice addition to her garden.

24. A Painted Wine Bottle for watering indoor plants is a fun, easy to make idea.

25. Every toddlers can make amazing Flower Drop Ornaments with clear ornaments, beads and flowers.  SUPER SIMPLE!

 26. Handprint Crafts are a classic Mother's Day gift. The free printable page makes this one  handprint craft especially quick and simple.  It could be decorated in other ways besides handprints.

27. This  MOMogram Dishtowel is a beautiful crochet textured dishtowel with embroidery embellishments and the word MOM. The perfect Mother's Day gift!

28. A pretty rose bouquet of Crochet Flowers that will never wilt and last for years will keep mom smiling every time she sees them.

29. With Free Printable Cards , there is no excuse not to give mom a card for Mother's Day.

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