There’s no one in the world quite like our mum. For many of us, she’s the most special person in our lives, and now that Mother’s Day 2022 is just around the corner, the dilemma of finding her a gift as precious as she is, is here, too.
But there’s no gift better than the one that you’ve poured your love, time, and effort in to. So don’t hit the shops this year - here are eight of the best DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas that will let mum know how much she means to you, this year and every year.
1. Mother’s Day fresh flower arrangement
Mother’s Day won’t be complete without flowers, so be the first to give some flowers that you’ve gift wrapped like a professional! Make sure you choose your mum's favourite flowers, so your gift is extra special for her.
This Mother’s Day gift idea is perfect if you want to personalise your gift but don’t have much time to spare. It will take you only five minutes or so to do the wrap. But make sure you have the flowers and materials ready before you start wrapping the flowers. Here’s a step-by-step DIY guide.
2. Home-made bath bombs
Let mum relax and soak herself in the bathtub with these fool-proof DIY bath bombs full of essential oils and moisturisers. Make sure to use her favourite aroma when choosing the essential oils you’re adding to your bombs – we love lavender, camomile, sweet orange and rose. It’s a good idea to have a mix of soothing and uplifting bath bombs, so mum can decide which is right for her, depending on the time of day or how she’s feeling. Here’s how to DIY this fragrant gift.
3. Hot pepper oil
Spice up Mother’s Day with this hot pepper oil you concoct yourself. Mum will be in for a fiery surprise, especially if she loves to whip up some hot and spicy food in the kitchen.
All you need to do is soak some chillies in olive oil that you’ve decanted into some interesting, resealable bottles, and that’s it. Stick a gift card with a lovely message to delight mum even more. Here's how to DIY hot pepper oil.
4. Handmade spa or gift basket
If you have a hard-working mum, this DIY spa basket will be your simple way of telling her to stop and relax for a bit. It’s pretty unique, too.
Grab a beautiful basket from a local store like Spotlight and fill it with spa items, such as a nice robe, towel, bath scrub, essential oils, and yes, don’t forget those bath bombs you made the other day! Add a box of her favourite chocolates, and there you have it! Want more ideas? Check out these DIY gift baskets.
5. DIY marble dip mugs
Get your little ones to join the fun in making these colourful DIY marble dip mugs for their grandma this Mother’s Day in 2022. All you need is some nail polish in her favourite colours and water.
Let the kids dip the mugs to create the marble designs and leave them to dry. Fill them with some tasty treats mum will love, and she will love you and her grandkids even more. Here’s how to make these cute little dip mugs.6. DIY lip scrub
The weather is definitely getting a bit chillier by Mother's Day, and that means mum's lips can be a bit dry and chapped. This is your perfect opportunity to give her this sweet lip scrub made with honey, coconut oil, sugar, and vanilla. Add a drop or two of her favourite essential oil, and voila! One of the best Mother's Day gift ideas you can give mum this Mother's Day. Here's how to DIY lip scrub.
7. Mother’s Day chocolate bark
Flowers and chocolates rolled into one. There’s nothing mum won’t love about this Mother’s Day chocolate bark, especially since you will be making it yourself. There’s a flower element to this gift as you’ll be sprinkling edible flower petals over the chocolate while it’s still wet. You can also adorn your fabulous chocolate bark with other bits and pieces such as edible glitter and pearls. Just remember to save some for yourself too - especially if you’re also a mum, because you both deserve it. Here's the full recipe.
8. Lemonade buttercream bouquet
And here’s more edible flowers for mum this Mother’s Day. Get those baking skills working for you and cook mum some delicious cupcakes, then top them with lemonade buttercream icing flowers, and turn them into a bouquet. It’s not the easiest gift to make, and it can be a bit of a challenge. But it sure is one of the most awesome gift ideas you can give mum this Mother’s Day. Check out the recipe here.
9. Happy Mother’s Day!
There you have it! Our top picks for DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas that will surely make mum happy - and very proud of you. On the other hand, if you want to go all out for mum this Mothers Day and need a little financial help to make it happen, we’re here for you. Just take a look at our cash loans from $500 - $5K to find out how quick and easy it is to get your hands on some extra funds. Once a loan is approved, the cash is usually in your bank account within a few hours – so you can give mum an extra special Mother’s Day this year!