Moms literally deserve to get the best Christmas gifts every year. And still, somehow, they end up doing the most giving, usually come up with the most unique gift ideas, and end up getting a standard piece of jewelry or clothing item in return… See anything wrong with this picture? If you are struggling to come up with unique 2020 Christmas gifts for mom and are sick of giving her the same boring gifts year after year, let us help you with our list of 100+ must-have mom gifts that won’t leave her feeling underwhelmed this holiday.
Love You Mom Bangle
Sometimes it’s easy for Mom to forget how much she’s loved. This gorgeous silver plated bangle, inscribed with the words “Remember I love you Mom” is the perfect way to remind her, every day. Even when you’re far away, let her know you’re thinking of her.
1980's Retro Candy Gift Box
If you and your friends grew up in the 80s, this gift of retro candies will bring back some nostalgic memories! You’ll be reminded of candies long forgotten from those carefree days. It’s the perfect gift to commemorate a special birthday. Great to add to a gift basket for moms.
Deep Water Bath
Nothing can be more frustrating than needing to slip into a nice, hot bath at the end of a busy day, only to find the water isn’t nearly deep enough! This clever little gadget gift for mom, while it doesn’t look fancy, will allow her to fill the bath right to the top, lie back, and luxuriate in deep water.
Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Dog Moms
The dog mom in your life will be OBSESSED by these sherpa-soft ugly Christmas sweaters! 20+ dog breeds available and the coziest holiday sweater she will ever wear.
8-in-1 Multi Purpose Pan
Give Mom the gift of space as well as style with the Always Pan. Made to take the place of eight separate cookware items, this attractive pan replaces a saucepan, skillet, sauté pan, steamer, saucier, and more, and comes with a spatula that slots onto the handle.
Family portraits make such special Christmas gift ideas for moms, and because this one is taken from a photograph, she won’t know about it until the big day. You can choose from a variety of mediums, including watercolor, oil, and acrylic, and even include a dear loved one who’s no longer here.
Even if she lives in the middle of a city, she can have a glimpse of life beneath the ocean waves with this magical lamp. Occupied by two incredibly life-like jellyfish, this lamp will gently glow and change color as the jellyfish glide silently up and down through the water within.
SPLATYPUS Jar Scraper
Spoons don’t reach it, and fingers…well that’s just gross, but imagine if there was a utensil that could access every last smidgen of peanut butter in the jar! The super cute Splatypus jar scraper is made from food safe and BPA-free silicone so it can get right under the rim.
Custom Song Wall Sculpture
Turn Mom’s favorite song or piece of music into a stunning work of art with this unique sound wave sculpture. Hand crafted from reclaimed wood, this wall art can be made using just the chorus or the entire song, and comes with the hardware needed to hang it on the wall.
24k Gold Inscribed with I Love You in 120 Languages
If you want her to have a reminder of how you feel every day, treat her to this stunning pendant. Suspended on an 18” chain, this onyx pendant is inscribed with ‘I love you’ in 120 different languages, and comes with a little magnifying glass so she can read the tiny writing.
Extra Large Picnic & Outdoor Blanket
If Mom likes picnics, this blanket will give her somewhere comfy to sit, even on damp grass or sand. Fitted with a waterproof backing, this extra-large blanket measures 60” x 60”, and rolls up into a small tote so it’s easy to store in the trunk of the car.
EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
Aquariums are beautiful but they do require a lot of maintenance. If Mom fancies having some watery ‘pets’ but doesn’t have the time, this EcoSphere will make the perfect gift. Completely self-sustaining, this pretty pod contains shrimp, algae, and microorganisms that require no looking after apart from an occasional super-simple clean.
Mini Cotton Candy Maker
Designed to produce delicious, airy cotton candy in minutes, this retro-style machine can use flossing sugar or actual hard candy, so she can have cotton candy in all kinds of flavors. Easy to clean, the machine has a clear rim guard so she can watch her sweet treat being made.
Lazy Susan Caramel Apple Kit
Give Mom the night off from making desserts with this fun Lazy Susan Fondue Set. The melting pot is ideal for chocolate or caramel sauce, while the 6 trays around the edge can hold half a dozen delicious toppings and sprinkles to dip apples, strawberries, or even marshmallows in.
Aromatherapy Shower Steamers
Showers aren’t usually as indulgent as baths, but this set of six shower steamers will turn any shower into a spa experience. Placed on the floor where the water will hit, these steamers slowly melt, releasing soothing, refreshing natural scents to work on the senses.
Himalayan Salt Lamp
Himalayan Salt Lamps are a wonderful way to add a warm glow to the home, but this one is extra special. Carved into a heart shape, this lamp slowly and gently rotates through a rainbow of colors while also cleansing the air by releasing negative ions into the surrounding room.
New York Times Custom Birthday Book
It’s always interesting to look back through our lives to see what was happening and when. The New York Times Custom Birthday Book contains every front page from the day she was born to the present year, and comes in a handsome blue binding that bears her name and date of birth.
Electric Stainless Steel S'mores Maker
Recreate the excitement of campfire cooking for Mom without making her sleep under the stars with this fun S’mores maker. The central flameless heater is perfect for toasting marshmallows, while the surrounding compartments are designed to hold crackers and chocolate. Stainless steel roasting forks are included.
UGG Fluff Yeah Slippers
Moms work incredibly hard, and that doesn’t stop once the kids enter their teens! Let her take a load off with a pair of UGG slippers. Luxuriously soft and fleecy, these Sherpa slippers come in a massive range of colors, and feature the iconic UGG logo on the strap.
Real Rose Dipped in Gold
If you’re searching for a meaningful Christmas gift for moms that will last, this gold rose will be perfect. Created using a real rose, the flower is dried and dipped in resin to preserve its shape, before being immersed into rose gold from bloom to stem so it stays beautiful forever.
Wine Suction Cup Shower Drink Holder
Taking a long soak in the tub can be the perfect end to the day, and it’s even better with a glass of wine. Give her somewhere to put her drink with this handy wine glass holder. Designed to stick to any smooth surface, it’s what’s missing from her bathtime routine.
Actual Handwriting Bracelet
Turn your handwriting into a beautiful bracelet for a truly personal gift that she’ll treasure forever. Available in silver, gold vermeil, or rose vermeil, this delightful bracelet will feature your message of up to 6 words – created in your own handwriting – and comes in sizes from XS to XXXL.
Mama Bear Hoodie
Let her show her status to the world with this very sweet hoodie. Pick from four pretty colors (white, gray, pink, and blue) and she will have a warm, comfy seater to wear which features a cute spectacle-wearing matriarchal bear on the front, underneath the word ‘Mama’.
Unwind Lavender Gift Set
Lavender is renowned for its relaxing properties, so what could be better than a lavender plant that she’s grown herself? While she’s waiting for the included seeds to grow, however, she can enjoy the fragrance with the pillow spray and soy wax candle, while she wears the attractive cotton eye mask.
Tea Drops make an unusual gift for tea lovers. Pretty shapes like flowers, hearts, and stars are made from loose leaf tea, which can be dropped into hot water for a deliciously refreshing brew. Packed with antioxidants and nutrients, they are presented in a sweet, reusable wooden box.
Our Adventure Book
Being a parent can be bittersweet as we watch our kids grow from child to adult. Give Mom a way to preserve the memories with this adorable ‘Our Adventure Book’. With space for photos, postcards, notes and more, this cute memory book will make a gift she’ll treasure forever.
Shiatsu Back, Shoulder & Neck Massager
So it’s not practical to have a real masseuse with her 24 hours a day, but she can still have the benefits with this shiatsu back, shoulder, and neck massager. With three speed levels, the bi-directional movement mimics an in-person treatment, while the infrared heat function will soothe aching muscles.
Aromatherapy Essential Oil Leather Diffuser Bracelet
This bracelet makes a lovely piece of jewelry, but it is so much more than that. Supplied with 8 felt pads and four essential oils, this bracelet comes with a stainless steel panel which, when filled with an oil-soaked pad, will deliver powerful aromatherapy that stays with her all day.
Percussive Therapy Massage Device
The Theragun will be an invaluable Christmas gift idea for moms who work out. Whisper quiet, this handheld massage device will deliver a powerful 60lbs of force to targeted areas of the body, to deliver deep tissue percussive therapy to overworked, aching muscles.
Window Bird Feeder
Let her get up close and personal with this window bird feeder. Fitted with strong suction pads, this feeder can be filled with seed and attached to the outside of the window, so that Mom can see the birds coming and going from the warmth and comfort of her own home.
Roses make beautiful tokens of love, but sadly they only last for a few days before they wilt. Give her a sign of your never-ending devotion with this incredible glass rose. Captured beneath a clear dome, this glass rose is wrapped with tiny LED lights which add a stunning magical glow.
Da Vinci Code Mini Cryptex Gift Box
If she’s a big fan of Lord of the Rings, this unique puzzle will really make her Christmas special. With a default password of ILOVEU, this puzzle opens to reveal a matching pair of LOTR rings inscribed in Elvish, and the password can be reset to say anything you like.
BedJet Air Based Cooling & Warming Sleep System
The best Christmas gift you could give to a mom is that of a great night’s sleep, and with BedJet you can. This air based system is compatible with any mattress, and operates both sides of the bed independently, so one side can be cool while the other is toasty warm.
Lavender Gift Basket
Give your mother some much-needed down time with this amazing lavender gift set. Presented in a pretty white basket, this set includes a host of relaxing lavender spa products, as well as luxury slippers, a wooden reflexology stick, spa bath mitts, and a delightful aromatherapy essential oil necklace.
Handmade Terrarium Necklace
With more than a touch of nostalgia, this necklace will bring her back to her childhood and the days of making and believing in wishes. Handmade from glass so it won’t scratch or discolour, this terrarium pendant contains two real dandelion seeds, and hangs on a 24” adjustable Figaro chain.
8 in 1 Kitchen Gadgets Maker
A tidy kitchen means a tidy mind, so if you want to help Mom de-clutter both, this nifty little gift is for you. Everything Mom could need in the kitchen, from a grinder to an egg-cutter, funnel to a juicer, there are eight kitchen gadgets, all stacked inside this pretty rainbow bottle.
Tibetan Singing Bowl Set
Meditation is a great way to bring calm and tranquillity to an otherwise hectic world. Add soothing sound to her moments of reflection with a Tibetan Singling Bowl. Hand hammered in the foothills of the Himalayas, this set comes with a brass bowl, wooden striker, and a hand sewn cushion.
Panda on a Bike Hoodie
Does Mom have a penchant for cute bears or fun casual clothes? If so, this hoodie will make a great gift idea. Available in 7 different colors, this hoodie features a sweet panda riding a bike on the front, and includes a large front pocket and a drawstring hood.
With this super soft fleece, she can sleep under the stars every night without the cold and damp! Made from a plush microfiber, this gray throw measures 130cm x 150 cm, and is studded with a glow-in-the-dark constellation design, which really comes to life once the lights have gone out.
Dessert and Baking Salts
Salted caramel changed the way desserts are flavored, introducing us to the idea of both sweet and salty at the same time. Add intrigue and flavor to her baking repertoire with this set of six salts, which Includes flavors such as vanilla lavender, espresso, and orange ginger.
This tin might be a great gag gift for moms at Christmas, but it could help her out of an embarrassing spot, too! Made to fit most adults, this pair of disposable medium-sized emergency underpants may come in handy if she’s caught short when out and about.
Bad Ass Bracelet Morse Code Bracelet
Even the most assured of women need a little reminder of their strengths sometimes. This bracelet is made from waxed cord – so very fashionable – and bears sterling silver beads which spell out ‘Bad Ass’ in Morse code. Discreet and pretty, no-one else even needs to know what it says.
A wonderful way to add a gentle glow to the bedroom, this moon lamp makes an unusual gift. Supplied with a smart wooden stand, this LED light comes in three sizes, and can be changed from white light to yellow by touching the surface – a longer touch will activate the dimmer.
REESE'S Variety Pack
If Reese’s is her go-to brand when she needs a sweet fix, this variety box will satisfy her cravings beautifully. Packed with 30 peanutty treats, the unmistakable orange box contains 5 each of six different varieties, including peanut butter candies, white peanut butter cups, and of course Reese’s Pieces.
Why give her one piece of art when you can give her an ever changing one, instead? Made from double strength glass, this sand picture shifts and changes every time the frame is inverted, providing her with beautiful sandscapes of shimmering ocean blue colors.
Electric Dual Single Serve Ice Cream Machine
If it’s worth having, it’s worth waiting for, and homemade ice cream is definitely worth it. Taking just 20 minutes to create, this dual ice cream maker will produce up to 1 quart of deliciously creamy soft serve, and can even make two different flavor combinations at once.
Personalized Soundwave Art
Does Mom have a favorite piece of music? Or maybe your voice is music to her ears? Either way, you can have it incorporated into a stunning and totally unique acrylic block, which captures the soundwaves in vibrant color. Plus, the included QR code will play it instantly on her device.
Bees Knees Honey Sampler Gift Box
A truly sweet Christmas gift for moms, this trio of honey will add an unusual flavor to her cooking and favorite hot drinks. With salted, spicy, and lemon varieties, this gift set also includes 5 recipes and a cute honeycomb dish towel in a ready-to-gift package.
What I Love About Mom Fill in the Love Book
The most cherished gift from a child to a mom is the sentimental, heartfelt kind, and this book is certainly both. ‘What I Love About Mom’ has 50 pages, each of which contains a prompt for you to fill in to tell her all the things you love about her.
Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook
Notebooks make the perfect gifts for list makers, but they do use a lot of paper. Save trees with this ingenious Wave Smart Notebook. Once a page has been completed, the work can be scanned and sent to the cloud, before microwaving the book to clear the page and start again.
Solar Hummingbird Wind Chimes
There’s something so soothing about the sound of a windchime as it moves in the breeze. This enchanting hummingbird one is fitted with solar lights, which automatically glow and change color as darkness falls, making them perfect for mamas who like to spend the evenings in the garden.
Avocado Tree Growing Kit
Growing food from food is super satisfying, so why not give her the chance to grow her own avocado plant from a stone? This handy holder lets the stone float on the water, and in a matter of weeks it will crack open and begin to germinate.
Blooming Tea Gift Set
TeaBlooms are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate, and this gift set contains everything she’ll need to experience it for herself. With two teas included, the glass teapot allows her a full view as the tea flower unfurls, while the stand keeps her tea toasty.
Burt's Bees Essential Gift Set
She’ll love the skin she’s in when she has this travel set of Burt’s Bees products. Made from all-natural ingredients, this set includes a lip salve, deep cleansing cream, hand salve, body lotion, and a luxurious coconut foot cream for well-nourished skin from head to toe.
At Least You Don't Have Ugly Children Mug
Show her how to count her blessings with this funny mug. Made from white ceramic and holding 11 ounces, this pretty double sided mug reads ‘No matter how hard life gets, at least you don’t have ugly children’. After all, there’s always something to be grateful for!
Useful Table Inserts
These little guys come in pairs, and somehow we doubt one pair will be enough! Mom will fall in love with these fellas as they help her keep the saucepan lids open, hold her phone up, and even rest cutlery or chopsticks on! Cheery and colourful, they’ll brighten up Mom’s day.
Mom Life Adult Coloring Book
It’s been scientifically proven that coloring is a great stress reliever, for both children and adults, and this book is genius Christmas gift idea, made specifically for moms. With slightly irreverent humor, Mom can laugh at the highs and lows of parenting documented on the pages, and get rid of any residual stress the day has given her.
Rainy Hanging Flower Pot
Every cloud has a silver lining, and that can certainly be said for these gorgeous indoor self-watering flower pots. Fill the ‘cloud’ with water, and watch it drip onto the plant below like raindrops. Perfect for small herbs, you can bring a touch of the outdoors in. The best christmas gift for moms who love to garden!
Mom, I've Always Wanted To Tell You Book
If there are things you’ve always wanted to tell you mom, but never found the words, this is the christmas gift for you! With 50 prompts inside, you can write down all those things which will let Mom know how much you treasure her, and the childhood she gave you. If you want to touch Mom’s heart, this is one way to do it.
Go away Coffee Mug
Does your mom need a cup of coffee before the madness of the day starts? Give her one of these glass mugs this Christmas, and she won’t need to say a word. Mom doesn’t have to yell, and no one gets offended!
Best Choice Products Hanging Chaise Lounger
Every mom needs somewhere to relax when she finally gets 5 minutes of peace. This hanging lounger chair is exactly what she needs; put it out in the back yard and when the kids are playing nicely together, she can make herself a coffee and practice some self care.
Breakfast Sandwich Maker
If you have ever cooked breakfast, you’ll know how much mess it makes, and how much time and space it takes up. So give Mom a helpful Christmas gift with this breakfast sandwich maker. All she has to do is layer the ingredients in the appropriate levels, close it up, and a couple of minutes later she has perfectly made breakfast. Or…you could do it for her!
Go To Sleep Mom Book
The perfectchristmas gift for a hardworking mom from a younger child, this book tells the story of a little boy who wants to help his tired mom sleep. A beautiful story which can be read over and over, (and it’s a great reminder to everyone just how hard Mom works during the day!) Lovely bedtime reading for Mom and child.
Burt's Bees Healthy Hands Hand Repair Kit
This hand repair kit by Burt’s Bees is something that Mom is sure to enjoy if her hands have seen better days. This is the way to undo all of the damage that tends to get done to hands during the cold winter months when the air is dry and the winds are cold and harsh.
Llama on a Bike Hoodie
Being a busy mom means having a closet full of clothes that are comfy and easy to wear. Add some charm to the collection with this sweet hoodie. Available in four pretty colors, this hoodie features a cute llama riding a bike on the front, and is perfect for weekend wear.
Don’t know what a slanket is? It’s a blanket, with sleeves. Help Mom keep warm, by wrapping her in this super soft blanket – and with the sleeves she can even drink that cup of cocoa you make for her, without having to unwrap herself!
FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer System
Making sure you’re organized is the key to living life as stress free as possible when you’re a mom. Preparing dinner in advance is one of the ways to do this, and this vacuum sealer system is the perfect approach to storing foods in the freezer without them getting any freezer burn.
Long Distance Touch Lamp
Not merely a simple lamp but instead something to light up your mom’s life. When you switch one on with a touch of your hand, its mate emits the same ambient glow no matter where it is. Working via Wi-Fi, this gift is a perfect connection with a long distance mom.
Long Distance Mug
If you spend a lot of time living away from home, in another state, this mug will help bring you closer together. It can be personalized with any two states, and comes with a sweet message on the back, reminding Mom that she’s always in your heart.
Bloomsy Box Beautiful Flowers Every Month
Why give Mom flowers only on a special occasion when you can send blooms all year long? Imagine her delight when she receives a custom bouquet, picked fresh-from-the-farm and hand-tied into a beautiful arrangement every month. You can also select weekly or bi-weekly options if you want to be her favorite child.
Restless Legs Cream
Anyone can suffer from restless legs syndrome. It makes relaxing almost impossible, as the only way to gain any relief is to keep moving the legs. This restless legs cream works wonders, by soothing and relaxing the body, and allowing sleep to come more easily. A lifesaving Christmas gift idea for any mom with RLS.
Tile Tracking Tags
These tile tracking tags help Mom keep track of anything and everything she can think of. Place one in her purse and you’ll be able to get the GPS coordinates so she’ll always know where it is, even if it gets lost or stolen. The tiles last for one year so you only need to replace them annually.
Around the World Wine Chest
You’ve struck gold with this treasure chest of luxury wine and gourmet goodies. This chest is filled with wines from the Beaujolais (France) and Tormaresca (Italy) regions. Paired with these fine wines are treats including camembert cheese, crostini crackers, red pepper spread, and velvety chocolates from Guylain.
Great Garden Gnome Massacre
Does your mom have an aversion to garden gnomes? Does she find them creepy? Make her laugh with this garden statue, showing an angry dinosaur ‘doing away’ with the pesky gnomes that seem to populate everyone’s garden.
What I Love About Mom By Me Book
What better way to show your love for your mom than to compile a book about her. This nifty tome helps you with pages of sentence starters to fill in to make this a truly unique gift. Tell her all the wonderful things she does and let her know you love her.
Door Knob Organizer
Moms are always in a hurry to get out the door in time, so ease her stress a little with this door knob organizer. With more than enough room to hold her specs, cell phone, keys and any other little bits she may need, she’ll have everything to hand as she leaves the house.
If you have an open relationship with your mom, she might just appreciate this modern, sleek piece of jewelry which doubles as a discreet and quiet massager.
Ninja Foodi Multi Cooker
As a mom, time is precious and the spare time she does get, she doesn’t want to be slaving over a hot stove. This Ninja Multi Cooker can pressure cook ingredients and then give them a beautiful crispy outside, 70% faster than the traditional cooking methods such as slow cooking or braising.
Gourmet Chocolate Gift Basket
This gift basket contains a love that most moms have, so you’ll be giving her a dose of her favorite thing. Just don’t be surprised if she suddenly has more energy than you’ve ever seen her have before. It’s just the sugar kicking in.
Personalized Dog Mama Dog Breed Shirt - 30+ Dog Breeds Available
The most heartwarming gift for the dog mom in your life.
Personalized Family Member Signpost
No matter how far Mom’s chickens roam, they’re always on her mind. This whimsical family signpost playfully acknowledges the physical distance in a charming way. In addition to the family name, up to 5 arrows can be personalized with names and distances for other members of the family, set slightly askew for a natural look.
Personalized Family Mugs
Let your mom see her family laid out in mugs with this unique gift. These mugs show an artist’s depiction of individual family members, personalized through skin tone, hair color, clothing and the mug owner’s first name. Also shown are your family’s name and a year memorable to yourselves.
These macarons are some of the best around and what’s really great about this package is they let you sample so many and you really get a different flavor in each one. If she is a macaron lover then you owe it to her to get her the 60 pack which is basically a sampler of all the best flavors.
Crosley Cruiser Portable 3-Speed Turntable
Does your mom hanker back to a time of LPs and vinyl? Then this retro turntable could just be the gift for her. The belt driven turntable has a NP6 needle and a manual return tone arm. It plays 3 speeds covering all the bases for mom’s return to groovier days.
Instant Pot Programmable Pressure Cooker
This pressure cooker is sure to hit the spot this Christmas. It combines 7 kitchen appliances in one easy to use cool kitchen gadget. There’s 14 Smart Programs built in so cooking your favorite dishes will be so much easier, just press a button and you’re away.
Every home gym needs a treadmill; you can get your workout in while watching TV or as your kids eat their lunch, and with this model your iPod can be plugged into the machine so you can structure your workout around your perfect playlist, giving you all the motivation you need.
WeMo Light Switch
The WeMo light switch is a great idea for Mom, especially if she lives alone because it lets her turn lights on and off from wherever she is using her smartphone. She can set the light to turn off at sunrise, or turn on at sunset, or if she’s not home she can turn on a light to make it look like someone is home. She can also set the timer to turn the lights on and off anytime she chooses.
This bathtub caddy let’s mom totally relax in the bath without worrying about dropping anything into it. It can hold a glass of wine, a bar of soap, and even features a book holder so she can read a book without getting the pages wet. It helps her create her own private spa experience without leaving the home.
Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden
Whether there’s no space in the garden or you don’t have one, you can still grow stunning fresh herbs with this exciting hydroponic system operating from these vintage inspired jars. Mom will love tending to this delightful little patch of her own making this a top choice in this year’s gifts.
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Minibar in a Jar
This simple DIY idea will make a fun gift for moms who enjoy the occasional tipple. Simply choose a handful of her favorite spirits in miniature, put them in a jar, and then make an ‘Open Bar’ label using adhesive vinyl or even a stencil and paint.
DIY Ombre Kitchen Utensils
Stick to Mom’s color scheme with a set of ombre kitchen utensils. Simple to make, all you need is a set of wooden cooking utensils – for example, wooden spoons and spatulas – and two paints; one in the color of your choice and one in white to dilute the shade as you go.
Peppermint Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrubs always make welcome gifts as they leave the skin lovely and smooth. Whip up a batch of this peppermint sugar scrub as a homemade Christmas gift idea, using coconut oil, sugar, and peppermint essential oil. Store in a mason jar, and stick a free printable label on the top.
Gold Dipped Bar Stools
This clever tutorial will show you how to turn a pair of plain bar stools into spectacular seating for the breakfast bar. With one color as the ‘main’ shade, you can then create a gold-dipped effect on the legs using metallic spray paint, with the top painted to match.
DIY Treat Stands
You could have a lot of fun putting these treats stands together, choosing a color theme, going for a mix and match look, or even following the vintage trend by using old fashioned ditzy crockery. They’re really easy to make, and need just plates, bowls, candlestick holders, and strong glue.
Button Clock Christmas Gift
Incredibly sweet and the perfect Christmas gift idea for moms who love to sew, this clock is really simple to make. Using the mechanism from an old clock, you can create a new one using an embroidery hoop and fabric, and a variety of buttons to represent the numbers.
Bunting seems to have popped up in many homes lately, but why not put a twist to the trend by making some out of tassels instead? Fun and cheery, this tassel garland is made using colored tissue paper, ribbon or twine, and a color scheme to complement the home.
DIY Paper Flower Pomander
These pomanders are so pretty, and will make a wonderful décor idea for Mom’s bedroom, especially if you make them in her favorite color. Attach paper flowers (cut using a flower punch) with pearlized corsage pins until the entire ball is covered, and then attach a ribbon for hanging
Bookworms need a way to mark their pages without turning down the corners, and this guide will show you how to make pretty ones using lengths of ribbon, and buttons. Designed to fasten around the cover of the book, these bookmarks are great for novels and cookbooks alike.
DIY Jewelry Storage
Put old crockery to good use by making one of these shabby chic jewelry towers. Choose a large and small plate, plus a cup (they can come from the same set or mix and match) and then glue them to painted wooden candlestick holders for a beautiful dressing table addition.
Help new moms to keep baby safely out of the sun with this homemade car seat canopy. Using two types of fabric plus ribbon and edging, this beautiful canopy can be attached to a baby’s car seat to not only keep them safely shaded, but also to protect them from the wind.
Car Emergency Kit
It’s a known fact that mothers like to be prepared, so make sure she has all emergency bases covered with this DIY car kit. Filled with everything needed to deal with all kinds of emergencies, this box can contain bandages, painkillers, mosquito spray, wipes, ointment and anything else she might need.
DIY Coffee Bean Soap
Soap making needn’t be a complicated process, and if you use a melt and pour base, like the one in this recipe, it’s super simple. Adding coffee grounds to the soap will make sure the skin is gently exfoliated, and all you need to add to that is a fragrance of your choice.
Wilting flowers are such a sad sight. This post will show you how to create a myriad of paper flowers that not only look beautiful, but will last forever, too. Make them into a bouquet using a Styrofoam form, or tack them across a window for a fabulous splash of color.
DIY Dyed Robin Eggs
Robin’s eggs are the most beautiful shade of blue, and you can recreate that color with a temporary display of dyed hard boiled eggs. Using red cabbage and vinegar, you can dye eggs and then speckle them with gold paint for a stunning splash of color in the home.
Outdoor Candle Stakes
If she enjoys entertaining by candlelight, give her the means to do it outdoors with a set of homemade candle stakes. Crazily easy to do, all you need is a set of taper candles, some long wooden dowels, and a drill to hollow out the bottom quarter of the candles.
Diy Triangle Mirror
Jazz up a plain, boring mirror by creating a frame yourself. This guide will show you how to make a triangular mirror – very on-trend with the geometric décor crowd – using wood, a miter box, and glue. You could even ask a local glazier to cut the mirror to size for you.
Diy Ant Spray
Help keep ants at bay with this easy to make ant deterrent spray. Using all natural ingredients, this spray is safe for children and animals, and it smells lovely and fresh, too. With just water, witch hazel, and peppermint essential oil, she’ll never buy store bought again.
DIY Painted Wood Slice Coasters
Coasters save furniture from the dreaded ‘ring’ (as well as you from being told off) but they can look a bit bland and boring. Not so with these beautiful painted wood versions. Using natural wood slices, these coasters can be painted and then covered with protective felt on the bottom.
Pom Pom Pillow
Make this pompom cushion in the evenings while watching the TV, and you won’t even notice the time it takes to do. Extremely simple (but time consuming) this cushion needs about 50 pompoms of different sizes and colors, which are simply glued to a pillowcase for an instant splash of color.
DIY Gold Plastic Hangers
Give Mom a stylish, organized closet with a set of gold hangers. Not actually gold, these hangers are basic plastic ones that have been spray painted in gold for a metallic, luxurious feel. Follow the tutorial for hints and tips on how to create them.
DIY Etched Wine Bottle Dish Soap Dispenser
Totally unusual and super stylish, this glass dish soap dispenser will make a great DIY Christmas gift for moms. Using an empty wine bottle and etching cream, you can create your own version with a Cricut machine or vinyl stencil, and then add a bottle pourer for the final touch.
DIY Gold Chevron Paintings
Chevrons make great patterns for art, and this project will give you three gold chevron paintings for Mom to display either side by side or one above the other. Using a trio of stretched canvases, all you need is gold acrylic paint, painter’s tape, and the free chevron pattern included.
DIY Chalkboard Calendar
Find an old mirror with an interesting frame (or buy one from a thrift store) and turn it into this unusual chalkboard calendar, to keep track of who’s doing what and when. The tutorial includes free printables so you can follow the example, and helpful tips on how to get it right.
DIY Pallet Wood Sign
Pinterest is awash with pallet projects, but this sign is among the best. Pretty easy to make, it involves making the stencils on a Silhouette machine (there are separate instructions included) and then painting them onto the joined pallet boards for an inspirational, rustic gift. You could even change the wording.
Diy Jewelry Holder
Any lady who loves jewelry will adore this DIY jewelry holder. Made from an old wooden cutlery tray, this holder can be painted in any color you like, and then decorated with paints, decoupage, or stencils and finished with pretty crystal door knobs for hanging necklaces and bracelets on.
DIY A Frame Organizer
If you know your way around a sewing machine, you will be able to create a marvellous A-frame organizer that your mother will use again and again. Suitable for make-up, brushes, pens, pencils, or tools, this organizer folds flat for storage, and opens out into a classic ‘A’ shape.
Have a go at making mosaics by following this guide to creating mosaic pots. Using old china plates and tile nippers, you can cut all the pieces you’ll need to cover a painted terracotta planter with color, and then finish it off with grout and sealer.
Diy Marble Cutting Board
Cheeseboards are much more stylish than just using a plate, and one made from wood and marble will really add a touch of class to the end of the meal.
Diy Linen Bookmarks
Bookmarks make lovely Christmas gifts, and by following this guide you can create your own using vintage linen and Heat n Bond for a quick, no-sew project.
Painted Tin Cans
Every mom needs someplace for storing loose items which is where these tins come in very handy! They can be custom decorated and personalized however you’d like so you can make it perfect for your mother. If you have bigger tins they also make great flower vases!
DIY Vanity Tray
This vanity tray makes a great Christmas gift for mom and helps her to keep all of her items in one place and ready to use. To make it even better you could get some of her favorite things and present them on the tray.
DIY Blanket Ladder
This is such a simple idea but makes for a striking yet useful piece of furniture. Don’t hide those blankets and throws away in an ottoman or cupboard when you’re not using them. Drape them over this blanket ladder, and keep them on show, and to hand when you need them. Beautifully rustic, and will be a talking point in your home when visitors come.
Diy Chunky Arm Knit Throw
Who needs needles when you have arms, right? Check out the video in this post for an easy guide to arm-knitting a chunky, cozy blanket that will make an awesome Christmas gift.
DIY Macrame Shower Curtain
Does your mom like things a little different? How about making her a shower curtain with an added personal touch? Boring shower curtains are transformed with this macramé trim, and can be customized to match the bathroom.
Pink Himalayan Salt Grapefruit Soap
These pretty soaps can be made quickly and easily using a goat’s milk soap base, pink grapefruit essential oil, and pink Himalayan salt for gentle exfoliation.
Diy Antique Monogrammed Window
This clever tutorial for a monogrammed antique window cost .18 cents. Yep, you heard that right. Full disclosure, the window was a dumpster dive find, so you’ll have to find your own piece of glass, then print out the size monogram you need, paint, and display. This is an impressive DIY.
A piece of artwork makes a great gift for mom because it hangs on the wall, up and out of the way so it won’t clutter up the home. This piece of art features succulents and says “Stay Sharp” on it, but you can customize it as you see fit.
Popsicle Stick Frames
What would excite a mom more than a handmade gift with a photo of her loved ones inside? Easy to make but elegant in their simplicity, these frames are simple to produce by following these great instructions. Let the kids join in and make mom’s day a special one.
DIY Boho Bead Lampshade
This boho lampshade wouldn’t look out of place in an artisan store. Very simple to make, but looks stunning. Mom will be delighted with this DIY gift, and you could even make her a matching table lamp shade to match.
DIY Custom Doormat
Mom must get tired of everyone walking mud and dust in from outside. So why not make her one of these ‘grassy’ doormats? Make them any size you want, and they will keep all the dirt out, while looking perfect.
How To: Pixel Coasters
Easy to make but with a stylish look, pixel bead coasters are a delight for all moms. Handmade by yourself this guide will teach how to produce them in funky fashions and with ease, giving you a perfect gift that your mom will appreciate all the more as it’s made by you.
DIY Chalkboard Photo Display
Moms love taking photos of their family, but usually they are stuck in a photo album, or even more often they are on a computer and rarely get seen. With this easy to make photo display board, Mom can have photos on display, and what’s more, she can change them around as often as she likes.
Dollar Store Mug Idea
Strapped for cash but need a gift for mom? Follow these simple plans and you’ll make a mug for mom that will blow her socks off. Based on a dollar store vessel, you’ll decorate it in such a way that it’ll look like the proverbial million dollars. An easy but fun gift.
How To Make A Chalkboard Serving Tray
This gorgeous chalkboard serving tray makes a special gift – just be sure to make two, because you’ll want to keep one for yourself. From the distressed and stained boards to the handles that reflect your style, this is the perfect way to serve cheese. Make them up to 3’ for a massive statement piece.
Diy Stenciled Frame
With the help of a few self-adhesive stencils, you will be able to turn plain frames into stunning ones that will be just perfect for showing off her favorite family photographs.
DIY Mesh Flower Wreath
Brighten up Mom’s day with this cheerful mesh flower wreath. You can match the colors to a particular room, or even to a season – make one for Xmas and Mom can bring it out year after year, and it will make her smile every time.
DIY Mason Jar Sewing Kit
This is the perfect gift for moms who like to sew that you can make using a few simple household items. You can customize them however you’d like and add whatever your mom will need into them which makes them perfect and a must have for any sewing mother!
DIY Wallpaper Lampshade
How about surprising Mom with a lampshade to match the walls? Not just the color, but the actual wallpaper? They’re incredibly easy to make, and will ensure her lampshades are unique – nobody else will have anything like them.
DIY Hook Rack
Is there never enough room in the kitchen for all Mom’s pots and pans? Or maybe they’re too pretty to be shut away in a cupboard? Either way, this ultra simple hook rack is just the thing. Easy to make, and completely customizable, it will be a welcome addition to the kitchen.
Diy Tea Blends
Follow this blogger’s suggestion of blending your own tea by mixing black tea with other ingredients, such as rose hip, ginger, lemon, or cardamom, for a truly customized flavor.
Make Homemade Butter
Make your mom something homemade as a gift and it will be appreciated ten times more than a bought gift. Handmade butter is always useful and a delight as she spreads it across her toast in the morning. This guide will allow you to make and then pack your butter for mom’s big day.
DIY Wine Cork Vases
Give your mom the coolest vase around by creating this one from a glass jar and a bunch of corks! The corks give this vase a woody look and make it perfect for any wine loving mother. Your mom will never need another vase when you craft this one for her!
Reversible Coffee Cup Sleeves
If Mom loves (or needs) her coffee on the go, why not make her a coffee cup sleeve which is reversible and can be made in any color/pattern fabric you choose?
DIY Tassle Picnic Blanket
This picnic blanket can be made for next to nothing, and yet it will give years of memories. With a handful of materials, you can make Mom a beautiful picnic blanket which will see her through endless summers, and perfect days.
The Gift Wrap Caddy
Holidays are easier when gift wrapping essentials are organized and close at hand. You will appreciate this upcycled drink-carton-turned-caddy that keeps all of your ribbons, tape, tags, and more ready for duty. Take a holiday chore and make it fun with this awesome homemade organizer.
Easy Diy Kitchen Chalkboard
Chalkboards are all the rage and with today’s chalkboard paint options, nearly anything can be turned into one. Check out these ideas for how to create one of these decorative message centers to hang in your house, but let your imagination guide you to infinite possibilities. Cabinet, pantry door, mudroom wall? Chalk it all!
Diy Scrappy Camera Strap
Take some scraps of fabric and jazz up your camera strap. The ones which come with the camera itself can be dull, but with this tutorial, you’ll be able to turn it into something to be proud of. There are other ways to express yourself than through the photos you take!
These coasters will be a welcome addition, and are a great idea for a mom that’s always reminding people to use a coaster. They are inspired by the Kate Spade collection, but you can make them for a fraction of the price.
Diy Chalkboard Coasters
There’s nothing better than being reminded of your loved ones as you see everyday items made by them. These coasters are an item that’ll be in constant use after you follow these simple instructions to pass on a gift that will have mom reaching for the glasses.
Custom Fabric Charm Necklace
Grab some frame charms from the jewelry aisle of your local craft store and you have the perfect canvas to create this one-of-a-kind pendant. Use whatever patterns and colors you like and add additional charms to express a particular sentiment. There are letters, hearts, and more that you can use to make it truly personal.
Travel Jewelry Case Sewing Pattern And Tutorial
This travel jewelry case is a great gift for Mom. Check out this pattern for how to make a secure fold-out pouch that is soft enough to protect her finest pieces. Best of all, making it yourself means that you can customize it with patterns and colors that are perfect for the gift recipient.
How To Make A Beaded Bracelet
Perfect if you don’t have a lot of money to show Mom how much she means to you, this DIY beaded bracelet is easy to make. She’ll love it more than a store bought one, especially as you took the time and effort to make something because you couldn’t afford something fancy.
Diy Lemon Bath Bomb
In the depths of winter it can be hard to remember what the sunshine feels like, but these homemade bath bombs will bring her a delightful reminder of brighter days to come.
DIY Marbled Mugs
Your mom will love drinking her favorite drink even more out of a mug that was made by her own child! These mugs are styled using nail polish that gives them a unique marbled look. It’s a very inexpensive and easy way to create a stunning gift that any mother will love!
DIY Farmhouse Spice Rack
Are Mom’s spices taking up space in the kitchen cupboards? Help her keep them all together and on display with this DIY farmhouse spice rack. Easily customizable, they look great and are easy to make.
Diy Metallic Rope Throw Basket
Take one cheap plastic laundry, some rope, glue, and paint, and you can create this fabulous throw basket which can be used to store all those cozy winter blankets.
DIY Eggs on Toast Cookbook Weight
Save Mom’s favorite cookbooks from getting splashed with these adorable and fun eggs on toast weights. Mom can use them to keep her cookbook open at the right page without getting flour and butter all over the page, and when she’s not cooking they still look cute in the kitchen.
Diy Lemon Sage Epsom Bath Soak
An Epsom salt bath is wonderful on its own, but what about pepping it up by adding lemon and lavender essential oils and dried sage to make a fragrant bath soak?
Mom will think this soap is great because you can write her name right into it. Any gift that helps her feel more pampered and loved is a winner. This can be used as a stocking stuffer, or as an add-on gift to one of the gifts above.
DIY Mail Organizer Coat Rack
Does your mom get mad when everyone comes in and drops their coats and bags on the floor? Well, make her one of these practical coat racks, which not only hold coats and bags, but they also have a handy compartment for holding the mail, too. One of my favorite moms Christmas gifts of 2017!
No-Sew Decorative Hand Towels
These hand towels look great and can really brighten up the kitchen and serve a useful purpose. You don’t have to be super craftsy in order to get this project done, and there are other designs on the same page in case you want to make different ones.
Marbled Clay Ring Dish
Nobody will believe these cheerful ring dishes are homemade – they look way too fancy! Choose colors to suit the décor, or go all-out with a riot of rainbow shades.
Diy Rustic Industrial Chalkboard
Did you know you could buy chalkboard panels at the hardware store ready to go? Save a step by starting with a pre-made chalkboard and then follow this tutorial for how to create a rustic, country frame that goes with any decor. Be sure to “season” your board and explore a variety chalk art options.
Diy Wine Cork Vases
Put wine corks to good use by covering a glass vase with them for a really unique, rustic look. Even better, you can incorporate that cork from a special occasion, too.
Give mom this lovely handmade apron and she’ll surely wear it all the time in the kitchen. It let’s everyone know that the number one ingredient she’s putting into your meals is love. Moms think it’s great when they get handmade items.
Diy Teacup Candles
If tea is the highlight of her day, these teacup candles will light up her evenings, too, and since they’re homemade, you can add scent and color to suit her tastes.
Lavender Mint Balm
Keep mom’s lips nice and soft and supple with this lavender lip balm. It’s made using natural ingredients and you can decorate the tin so it looks great when you give it to her. Makes a nice stocking stuffer.
Charming Diy Lavender Sachets With Photos!
Lavender is one of the most soothing scents around, exerting a calming influence on anyone who smells it. These lavender sachets can be printed with family photos for totally personalized gifts.
DIY Mouse Pad
These mouse pads are super easy to make, and yet so practical and useful. Using washi tape, you can use Mom’s favorite colors, and even cut the cork board into a shape. A little imagination will make this a much loved and well used gift.
Diy Easy Chapstick Holder Keychain Pattern
During the winter months, our lips can get very dry and cracked which makes them really sore. Never lose your Chapstick again with this DIY keychain holder which you can sew yourself. Attach it to your keys and you’ll always know where your lip balm is whenever your lips are getting irritated.
Wooden Silhouette Art
Mom will cherish this wooden silhouette art because it’s silhouettes of her favorite people in the world. This is a nice piece because you can customize it to the number of kids she has, and make sure that everyone gets represented.
Diy Beaded Necklace
Longer statement necklaces look stunning when worn with a sweater, and this DIY beaded tassel one is especially gorgeous – why not make it in a color to complement a special outfit?
DIY Draught Excluder
If there are draughts coming under the doors or windows, Mom will really appreciate these DIY denim draught excluders. Everyone has at least one old pair of jeans lying about, and with these being so simple to make, you can make them for every room in the house. Mom will love this homemade Christmas gift!
Diy Gemstone Soap
If she loves crystals, add a few to the bathroom by making a batch of these stunning gemstone soaps which are as much fun to make as they are to give.
Diy Mini Marble Cake Stands
Cake stands look great, but have you ever thought about individual ones? Super cute and easy to make, these single ones take just minutes to make with only three items.
Diy Picture Frame
Inexpensive and impressive are two words to describe this rustic, family photo frame. You’ll be amazed at what you can do while spending very little money on materials. Check out this blog for how to create this on-a-budget piece of decor, but don’t tell anyone! They will never guess it cost only a few dollars.
DIY Framhouse Style Coasters
Save Mom’s table top with these gorgeous stone coasters. Once painted, they can have any message at all on them – how about lines from Mom’s favorite movie? Family members’ names? Even names of books? And if you use chalkboard paint, they can be re-written over and over again.
DIY Glass Bottle and Wood Vase
Create the most unique vase for your mom with this tutorial and a few woodworking skills and equipment! It makes a vase that can hold many flowers that she’ll definitely love. It also includes printable plans so you can follow along with ease and make sure every cut is perfect!
Homemade Lavender Milk Bath
Does your mom like to take baths? If so then this lavender milk bath gift is perfect for her! It contains a mix of ingredients that makes the bath very soothing and healthy for her skin. You can also use any scent you’d like, not just lavender which makes it ideal for any mother who enjoys baths!
Fabric Key Chain
Not only can these cute little keychains be made from old scraps of fabric, but, to make them extra special, you could make them out of clothing that has special significance, too.
Diy Instagram Coasters
Now here’s a DIY gift idea that’s definitely insta-worthy. Made from their own photos (either from Instagram or elsewhere), these coasters even come in their own custom-made storage box, too.
Shelves look great around the house, but they can be a little boring. Jazz ‘em up by making triangular ones which can be used to bring a geometric vibe to any home.
Diy Book Planter
This tutorial will show you how to make a super unusual gift for book loving moms. The perfect way to upcycle old volumes, just make sure it’s not a first edition!
Diy Smudge Sticks
Sage can be burned or simply hung to cleanse the energy and bring good vibes, and this guide will show you how to make fragrant bundles which are perfect for both.
Diy Laptop Bag Tutorial
Making sure that your laptop is safe when you’re traveling is important, but laptop bags can be pricey. This tutorial shows you how you can make your own one, in whichever color and pattern you want, for less money than it would cost to buy one from the store.
Diy Tea Towels
No-one will believe that these tea towels are home-made – they look just like something you’d buy from Etsy, and all you need are towels, a printer, and a trusty Sharpie pen.
Diy Ipad Cover From Composition Notebook
Mom may love her iPad but she’ll love even more the handmade cover that you’ll produce with these comprehensive but concise instructions. Stylish but simple, every time she opens her device she’ll be reminded of you and your efforts to make this delightful gift for her.