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20 Homemade Mother's Day gift ideas

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Keepsake gifts for sentimental moms

You'll always be your mom's little girl, and there's nothing more sentimental than homemade Mother's Day gifts, regardless of your age. Whether you enlist the help of your kiddos or craft up a keepsake on your own, discover these 20 homemade gift ideas just in time for Mother's Day.

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Baked gifts

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Use your mom's favorite recipes to bake up cupcakes, cake pops, brownies or cookies for a nostalgic gift on Mother's Day.


Breakfast in bed

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Keep a Mother's Day tradition alive by having your kids serve your mom breakfast in bed, even when you've left the nest!


Homemade soap

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Have your kids help combine glycerin with natural ingredients such as oatmeal, honey or blades of grass to create unique soaps.


Homemade candles

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Simply jazz up plain pillars with decals or specialty candle paper for gift candles almost too pretty to burn.


Homemade trail mix

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Fuse granola and dried fruit to create a homemade gift of trail mix that is personalized to please her palate.

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Homemade flower hair clip

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Turn simple silk or paper flowers into pretty hair accessories when glued to alligator clips to present on Mother's Day.


Homemade spa gifts

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Sugar scrubs, bath soaks and face masks can be made from ingredients in your own kitchen, but take mom far, far away.


Embellished sleep mask

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Give a plain sleep mask some flair with rhinestones, jewel glue and glitter slick paint to help moms get some well-deserved slumber.


Candy jar

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Top a canning jar with Mom's favorite candies, glue and then seal goodies with clear acrylic paint and fill jar with the same treat to share with her grandkids.


Personalized stationery

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Homemade stationery sets are a great Mother's Day gift idea and can be assembled and personalized easily by tearing edges, having kids stamp or by monogramming in Mom's favorite hues.

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