Thoughtful Handmade Gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Thoughtful Handmade Gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation for the extraordinary women in our lives. While store-bought gifts are lovely (we’ve added some inspiring gift ideas below), there’s something truly special about giving a handmade gift crafted with love and care. 


In this post, we’ll explore a variety of heartfelt handmade and thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to make Mum feel cherished and loved on her special day. We’ve included some handmade gifts and crafting kits for inspiration.

Create a Personalised Photo Album: Create a personalised photo album filled with cherished memories shared with Mum. Choose a beautiful album or make one yourself using scrapbooking materials. Decorate each page with photos, handwritten notes, and mementos that capture special moments spent together. This heartfelt gift will serve as a timeless keepsake that Mum will treasure for years to come.

Handstitched Notebook  £34 Free shipping 

Handbound Notebook recycled papers

Homemade Recipe Book: Compile a collection of Mum’s favourite recipes into a beautifully crafted homemade recipe book. Gather family recipes passed down through generations, as well as new favourites that hold special memories. Decorate the pages with illustrations, photos, and handwritten notes, and bind them together into a personalised cookbook that Mum can treasure and use to create delicious meals for years to come.

Mum Leather Bookmark £19 Free shipping

Mum - Leather Bookmark

Handcrafted Jewellery: Show Mum how much she means to you by crafting a piece of handmade jewellery. Whether it’s a beaded necklace, a wire-wrapped bracelet, or a pair of earrings adorned with her favourite gemstones. Handmade jewellery adds a personal touch to Mother’s Day gifting. You can even customise the jewellery with her initials or birthstone for an extra special touch.

Fine Silver Jewellery Making Kit  £85  Free shipping 

DIY Spa Basket: Treat Mum to a day of relaxation and pampering with a DIY spa basket filled with handmade bath and body products.

Create luxurious bath bombs, soothing bath salts, and nourishing body scrubs using natural ingredients. Use essential oils, Epsom salts, and coconut oil. Package them in pretty jars and bottles, and arrange them in a decorative basket along with a soft towel and scented candles for the ultimate spa experience at home.

Vegan Soap Gift Set £25 Free shipping 

Hand-painted Flower Pots: Brighten Mum’s day with a fabric pot cover or hand-painted flower pot, filled with her favourite blooms. Purchase plain terracotta pots and unleash your creativity by painting them with vibrant colours, intricate designs, or heartfelt messages. You can even involve the kids in this fun activity to create personalised gifts that Mum will love.

Racoon Textile Plant Pot £16 Free shipping 

Raccoon Print Textile Plant Pot


This Mother’s Day, let your creativity shine with these heartfelt handmade gift ideas that are sure to make Mum feel loved and appreciated. Whether you’re crafting a personalised photo album, handcrafting jewellery, or assembling a DIY spa basket, the love and thoughtfulness you put into each gift, will undoubtedly make her day extra special.

Remember, it’s the thought and effort behind the gift that truly matters, and nothing speaks volumes like a handmade creation made with love. Happy Mother’s Day to all the incredible Mums out there!

Thoughtful Handmade Gift ideas for Mother’s Day

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