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23 Frugal DIY Gifts for Mother’s Day for Adults to Make

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Save money this Mother’s Day with this roundup of cute frugal DIY Mother’s Day gifts!  These presents will be a hit with your mom or another special woman in your life this spring.  Thease are gifts that adults can make, or crafty older children can do them, too.

Plus don’t miss out on all our Mother’s Day ideas, like free printables for kids, brunch ideass, and more!

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Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub

Homemade sugar scrubs are an easy and simple way to make your own skin care products at home in only 5 minutes. DIY sugar scrubs make the perfect self care treat for yourself and also make a simple gal pal or hostess gift.

DIY Serving Tray for Mother’s Day

Surprise Mom with a beautiful DIY Serving Tray for Mother’s Day!  Make a DIY serving tray that makes a perfect Mother’s Day Gift.  You could serve them breakfast in bed with it!

DIY Metallic Rope Basket

Make your mother’s life so much easier and helps them keep their home looking more organized with this cute DIY metallic rope basket. Also is a cheap DIY project for any home.  Include a comfortable throw blanket or pillow for a perfect Mother’s Day gift!

DIY Mother’s Day Candy Bouquet

Making a Mother’s Day Candy Bouquet is a fun and creative way to give mom all her favorite candy. Who doesn’t love a bouquet you can eat too? Save some money and make it yourself and keep it custom just for your Mom!

Rose Water Face Spray DIY

Rose water has been around since the days of Cleopatra. Yes, women FOR-EVER have been searching for beauty in the fountain of youth. If you are looking for an all-natural rose water face spray and toner to soothe your skin, this DIY is for you. It’s also a perfect gift for Mother’s Day, a teacher gift, or for a special friend. It’s quick and easy, and perfect to keep in the fridge for a hot summer pick-me-up.

Rose Gold with Rose Petal Bath Bombs

These little magical orbs of soothing goodness will be your mother’s new favorite treat.  Out of all the bathbombs that have been created, this recipe is an absolute favorite.  Your mom will love it!

Scented Candles in Sharpie Mugs

Don’t you just love decorating mugs with SHARPIE MARKER?  And what’s even better about turning these mugs into DIY scented candles instead of using them for drinks, is that they’ll never mistakenly end up in the dishwasher and wash away the writing.

Embroidered Photo Mother’s Day Card

Of all the card giving occasion in the year, Mother’s day is the one when you just KNOW a handmade card is going to be well received.  Do you think you have any old family photos tucked away in albums somewhere that you could turn into a completely unique and personal card for mum this Mother’s Day?

DIY Clay Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace

Learn how to make a simple and inexpensive essential oil diffuser necklace using air dry terra cotta clay and your favorite cord material. Decorate it with a rubber stamp and beads to make it look extra special while you enjoy wonderful aromatherapy benefits. This craft project is easy enough for kids to help out and makes a wonderful homemade gift all year long.

DIY Fresh Flower Sign

Looking for a homemade Mother’s Day gift that she’ll actually want to keep for years to come? Well, look no further!  This Mother’s Day sign with a vase will actually hold fresh flowers for mom!

Motherhood Journal Jar

Are you looking for a memorable Mother’s Day gift that both you and your mother can treasure for years to come? A motherhood journal jar is a beautiful, thoughtful and affordable gift to give to the special moms in your life.

Stained Glass Votive Candle Holders

These Stained Glass Votive Candle Holders aren’t really stained glass, instead they are made by covering the candle holders in colored tissue paper. But they look like stained glass, especially with a candle flickering inside them!

DIY Baking Soda Air Fresheners

These DIY Baking Soda Air Fresheners are super easy to make using common kitchen ingredients. They are just what you need if you suffer from allergies or you’re trying to avoid the chemicals and synthetics in commercial air fresheners! Aren’t they cute?

Marbled Gifts Painted with Nail Polish

Painting with nail polish will turn out to be one of the EASIEST, most fun (albeit messiest) activities you can do to make a Mother’s Day gift this year!  You can paint mugs, candles, and more!

Mother’s Day Fairy Garden

A handmade fairy garden is the perfect gift for a special mom. And of course, every mom is special! Created with love, these fairy gardens are as much an artistic expression as a little bit of garden magic.

DIY Matching Mother Daughter Necklaces

Everyone loves matching Mother Daughter necklaces. It’s such a special gift to share with mom for Mother’s Day, a birthday present, Christmas gifts, or just because. What makes these matching Mother Daughter necklaces so very special, though, is that you can make them yourself! That’s right, these heart pendants are a DIY homemade craft that will mean so much more to mom!

DIY Mother’s Day Teacup Planters

These DIY Mother’s Day teacup planters are so clever and unique!  Any mom in your life will love the “I made this just for you” aspect and cherish it forever!  Throw these DIY Mother’s Day teacup planters together just in time for Mother’s Day!

Silky DIY Body Lotion

This silky DIY body lotion made with all natural ingredients is super moisturizing and nourishing to the skin. It’s perfect for your entire body and feels exactly like store-bought lotion.  Learn how to make lotion the easy way – no double boilers or long ingredient lists.

Homemade Lemon Salt Scrub

Handmade DIY beauty gifts are perfect ideas for the upcoming Spring season. With Easter, Teacher Appreciation Week, and Mother’s Day coming up — the ladies in your life would love this simple DIY beauty idea.

DIY Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

If you like coconut oil and how it smells, then you will love this DIY coconut oil sugar scrub!  It’s very easy and inexpensive to make, but most importantly, it looks lovely in a jar and makes for a wonderful DIY gift.

Homemade Lavendar and Mint Bath Salt Soak

Almost everyone loves gifting pampering beauty and bath products to the women in their lives.  There’s nothing more relaxing than a hot bath and having delicious smelling and soothing products to use.  Pair these bath salts in a cute package with a good book and you’re sure to make her smile.

DIY Magnesium Body Butter

DIY magnesium body butter is easy to make, cost effective, and beneficial to the body. Homemade magnesium lotion is the easiest and most pleasant way to naturally increase your magnesium levels. This magnesium body butter feels luxurious and also increases your health with regular application.

Homemade Lavender Bath Bombs Recipe

This DIY recipe for Lavender Bath Bombs is a perfect way to practice self-care and this time of year this DIY makes a great homemade gift idea too, especially for Mother’s Day.

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