Show Your Mom How Special She Is With These 50+ DIY Mother’s Day Gifts On A Budget!

Nicole and Bianca CuteDIYprojects Blogger
Mothers are undoubtedly the most important people in out lives - they love us unconditionally, and they are always there ready to give us the classic "I told you so!" speech, whenever we do something wrong. Loving, caring, attentive and sometimes overprotective, mothers certainly deserve what's best, and these 50+ handmade Mothers Day gifts under $5 will show you that it's not the value, but the gesture in itself that truly matters!

Show Your Mom How Special She Is With These 50+ DIY Mothers Day Gifts On A Budget!

1. Mod Podged Notebooks!

Mod Podged Notebooks

Sometimes, mothers need to keep their own diary – we always go to our mother whenever we have a problem, but to whom do mothers go when the same happens to her? The mod podged notebooks are undoubtedly some of the best and most inspired Mothers Day gifts under $5 – encourage your mommy to express her thoughts and feelings creatively!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – lilluna

2. Free Printables For Mothers Day!

Free Printables For Mothers Day

You can never go wrong with these adorable free printables – all you need is some imagination and lots of patience to find the most suitable free printables. The reason why these lovely printables are so sought-after these days is because you can easily use them to make a small board featuring quotes about mothers, and one or two pictures of you.

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – shanty-2-chic

3. Make Your Mommy Her Own Personalized Recipe Holders!

Make Your Mommy Her Own Personalized Recipe Holders

Mothers love to cook, and the best thing about it is that they hold the secret to a truly delicious treat: they always put a “pinch” of love in the food, and that is precisely what makes our mothers’ dishes so tasty! If your mom loves to bake, then this outstanding tutorial on how to make her a lovely personalized recipe holder will definitely appeal to her.

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – lilluna

4. Make Your Mom A Fabric Scrap Keychain!

Make Your Mom A Fabric Scrap Keychain

Do you have any left shirts or dresses that you no longer use? If so, then do not throw them away, for they might actually benefit you one day! Here is how you can make your mommy a fabric scrap keychain that she will definitely hold very dearly to her heart over the years – besides, it will cost you less than $5 to do so!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – craftinessisnotoptional

5. Hand Print Gifts!

Hand Print Gifts

This is a great Mothers Day gift idea for small children who are feeling creative! All you need is a small pink frame, some water-soluble, washable pink paint and two cute little hands! Every mother’s heart will melt instantly when she will see these adorable hand print gifts, and that is for sure.

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – lilluna

6. West Elm Inspired Sharpie Mugs!

West Elm Inspired Sharpie Mugs

Do you know that a classic, readily-available West Elm-inspired Sharpie mug costs somewhere around $25? Why would you want to spend so much money on a mere mug when you can make your mom one from scratch, for under $5? All you need is a blank mug, some paint, some brushes, a bit of creativity and an endless spring of imagination!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – iputabirdonit

7. Relaxing Lavender Bath Salts For Moms!

Relaxing Lavender Bath Salts For Moms

Mothers need to relax too sometimes! Have you ever asked yourself “How does mom manage to cope with all these tasks, on a daily basis”? Mothers are our own superheroes and they deserve all of our love, care and attention – and one of the best gifts you can give to your mom is certainly a pack of relaxing lavender bath salts.

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – shakentogetherlife

8. DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit!

DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit

How many times have you asked your mom to sew your shirt or your pants whenever you managed to make a hole in them? The truth is that there is nothing a mommy can’t fix, and nobody can argue with that! Here is a lovely, crafty and creative DIY mason jar sewing kit that comes with some free printables, to brighten up your mother’s day!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – polkadotchair

9. Sharpie Mustache Mugs

Sharpie Mustache Mugs

These great sharpie mustache mugs are definitely the best choice for mothers who love drinking coffee – there is nothing more refreshing than seeing the most important person in your life getting her daily dose of caffeine in the morning out of a lovely and chic sharpie mustache mug!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – onelittleproject

10. Ceramic Tile Coasters With Sharpies

Ceramic Tile Coasters With Sharpies

You should already know by now that the Washi tape is every DIY-er’s best friend: cheap, versatile and very volatile, the Washi tape can be used for countless different purposes. Here is a great homemade Mothers Day gift: ceramic tile coasters with sharpies!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – yellowdogpress

11. Gold Leaf Mason Jar Vase

Gold Leaf Mason Jar Vase

If you plan to buy your mom a lovely big rose bouquet for the Mothers Day, then you should certainly consider getting her a small vase to go with that, too! Here is an outstanding gold leaf mason jar vase that will change the way you see vases – and show you that you do not need to spend tens of dollars on an object, for it to stand out from the rest and look luxurious!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – createcraftlove

12. DIY Painted Kitchen Towels

DIY Painted Kitchen Towels

Are you tired of seeing the same old blank towels in your kitchen? If so, then the chances are that your mom is tired of seeing them too! Here is how you can easily spruce them up and add a touch of color and freshness to your kitchen – make your own DIY painted kitchen towels, with free SVG files, on a budget.

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – addicted2diy

13. A Lovely Thumbprint Family Tree For Your Supermom!

A Lovely Thumbprint Family Tree For Your Supermom

One of the best signs of appreciation is giving your mom a family tree gift that shows you have not forgotten your ancestors, and that you know where your roots are. Here is a great thumbprint family tree idea for your supermom – Mothers Day gifts simply do not get better than this!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – day2daysupermom

14. Turn Your Mason Jar Into A Succulent Planter!

Turn Your Mason Jar Into A Succulent Planter

Mason jars have tens of different uses, and that is one of their many beauties – now that you know that, grab a brush, some paint and turn them into the cutest and most innovative succulent planters in the neighborhood. Your plants will definitely thank you for your effort later on!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – thegoldensycamore

15. DIY Bow Picture Frame

DIY Bow Picture Frame

If your mom is the type of person who appreciates old pictures, then she will definitely be thrilled to get such an original and well-thought gift! Check out this simple but absolutely adorable DIY bow picture frame that will take any mother by surprise – even those who expect a gift!

DIY Instuctions and Project Credit – shanty-2-chic

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