17 Beautiful Mother’s Day Craft Ideas: All Free

Make mom especially happy this year with a gift that you made yourself! This list contains 15 easy crafts for especially beautiful things that are mom-approved. You’ll find so many ideas involving all kinds of crafts, including home decor, sewing, paper crafting, jewelry making, felt, and a luxurious sugar scrub. No matter what you decide to make, your mom will love the thought and effort you put into your handmade gift. Start crafting your Mother’s Day gift today!

Sew a Mother’s Day Card with Scrap Fabric Flowers

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These beautiful cardstock and fabric cards are much easier to make than you might think! You don’t even have to know how to sew a straight line. Learn how to sew scrappy Mother’s Day Cards.

Pretty Jewelry Bowls from Air-Dry Clay

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Have you tried air dry clay? This fun material is easy to use for all kinds of crafts. Learn how to make pretty painted jewelry bowls.

Button Fridge Magnets

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A cute button with a magnet glued to the back makes a sweet gift to hold kids’ drawings on the fridge. This easy tutorial shows how to make magnets with covered buttons, but any big button will work great!

Button Necklace with String and Wooden Buttons

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This button necklace is a kid’s craft that would be so easy to personalize for mom! For a more elegant touch, try embroidery floss instead of string and glass buttons.

Elegant Mason Jar Vase

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Give mom hand-picked flowers in a beautiful mason jar vase! This easy idea could be made with kids and materials found around the house.

Felt Artboard

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Make mom a piece of wall art that can change with the seasons. This DIY Matisse Felt Board is easy to make and use for home decor (or an educational game)!

Wicker Basket Embellished with Felt Flowers

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I love this idea! Purchase a wicker basket (check thrift stores, they always have lots) and embellish it with handmade felt flowers. Alice & Lois came up with this beautiful basket.

No Sew Infinity Scarf using Double Gauze Fabric

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This no-sew infinity scarf tutorial is a luxurious gift that anyone can make! It requires double gauze fabric, and that’s why it turns out so soft with frayed edges. It feels like a cloud around your neck!

Mosaic Flower Pots

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Mosaic flower pots can be made using small tiles, buttons, beads, gems, broken pieces of porcelain, and more. Learn how to make an easy flower pot gift that you can give with a living plant to last all year.

Gorgeous Fabric Covered Button Necklace

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Customize your own fabric-covered buttons with fabrics to make a beautiful button necklace. This is a great summer craft project for kids and teens.

Fabric Covered Berry Box

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Would mom love a special gift box or storage basket? These fabric-covered berry boxes would be perfect! You can find the berry boxes that you’ll need on Amazon or in the big-box craft stores.

Chunky Hand-Knit Blanket

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Use tube yarn (which is like a pre-made stuffed fabric tube) to hand-knit a beautiful chunky blanket. This easy tutorial is free at It’s Always Autumn.

Raw Stone Earrings

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I can’t think of a more beautiful gift that would be as easy as these raw stone earrings. You only need a few materials and they look so expensive and chic!

Earrings from a Toothpaste Tube

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No one will know these beautiful earrings came from a plastic toothpaste tube! Cat shares a step-by-step tutorial showing you exactly how to make upcycled earrings.

Doodle Flower Cards

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This button doodle card tutorial is so clear and easy that you can make these adorable cards even if you’ve never tried doodling before. Mom would love this anytime of the year!

Family Tree Photo Collage

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Make a family tree photo collage to give to mom this Mother’s Day! A personal gift that is easy to make! 

DIY Lavender Body Scrub

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Treat mom to a homemade body scrub that will make her feel like a queen! I’m a mom and I LOVE to use body scrubs in the shower, so this fun craft definitely comes mom-approved. Learn how to make DIY Lavender Sugar Scrub.

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