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30 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day to Buy or DIY

30 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day to Buy or DIY

Here’s a list of 30 gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Some of them you can buy, and others you can DIY from the comfort of your own home. The choice is yours!

This post contains affiliate links. I only recommend products that I personally love and would buy or have bought for myself or a loved one.

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These are my favorite gift ideas for Mother’s Day to celebrate your favorite #bosslady.

In this list I’ve linked a few of my favorite gift ideas you can find on the world wide web. All you have to do is place you order and have it shipped right to your door step.

Or you can take the DIY route, because nothing says ‘I love you’ more than a handmade gift!

This list is AMAZING! DIY Gift Ideas for Mother's Day Gift: craft ideas and what tot buy - Gift guide by The Makeup Dummy

Don’t forget to pin this nifty gift guide with 30 gift ideas for Mother’s Day so you can always come back later if you’re in search of inspiration!

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

1. Make: Geode Bath Bombs

These look so beautiful! How To make your own DIY Geode inspired Bath Bombs! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

If you want to be completely on trend with your gift, you should give her these homemade geode bath bombs!

2. Shop: Arrow Ring

This Arrow Ring is destined to guide your life in the right direction.

I love a brand that gives back, like Pura vida. This brand was founded in Costa Rica, and provides sustainable jobs to artisans worldwide and raises awareness for charities.

Your mom will be mesmerized by her beautiful new ring, and she’ll be even more impressed when she hears her gift is actually supporting a good cause. It’s a gift that keeps giving!

3. Shop: beach approved bracelet

This is another bracelet by Pura Vida.

It’s not just beautiful to look at. 10 % of net profits of this bracelet will be donated to B.E.A.C.H. The Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i (B.E.A.C.H.) is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that brings awareness and solutions to the problem of marine debris through education; plastic reduction/litter prevention campaigns; and marine debris removal and research. Hooray!

This bracelet might look delicate and fragile, but you’ll be happy to know that it’s wax-coated and 100 % waterproof!

4. Make: Unicorn Poop Bath Bombs

It might seem weird to give poop to someone, but as long as it’s from a unicorn it’s darn cute!

How To DIY Unicorn Poop Bath Bombs! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

You can follow the video tutorial or read the instructions to make your own!

5. Make: Unicorn Macaroon Bath Bombs

Wondering where those unicorn droppings actually come from? Maybe these little guys were the culprits!

Christmas Gift Idea! These are SO cute! How To make DIY Unicorn Macaroon Bath Bomb Melts! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These unicorn macaroon bath bomb melts are not for beginners, but don’t let that stop you to make your own creation!

6. Shop: Calming Bubble Bath

Give the gift of a relaxing bath. This BeCalm Bubble Elixir from Bathorium is infused with lavender and earl grey tea.

It’s a clean and natural spa day in a bottle!

7. Shop: Charcoal Detox Gift Set

You can never go wrong with a gift set. Especially if it’s based on the new “superfood” du jour. Activated charcoal contains powerful antioxidants and purifying abilities.

Some of the goodies you’ll find in this Detox Bath Gift Set are a charcoal soap, charcoal konjac sponge and a pretty hand towel.

8. Make: Agate Bath Salt Melts

These crystal rock bath melts look so BEAUTIFUL! How To make your own DIY Agate gemstone inspired bath salt melts, the perfect Christmas gift for Secret Santa! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These Agate Rock inspired bath salt melts are incredibly easy to make!

9. Make: Vegan Lip Butter Balm

Very easy DIY Vegan Lip Balm Recipe

If you swap beeswax for carnauba wax, you can easily make your own vegan lip balm.

Perfect for those moms out there who suffer from allergies, or prefer to keep their skin care routine clean.

10. Shop: Vegan matte lipstick

Score with a vegan, natural lipstick. This “Pink Canyon” shade is a beautiful nude color that will look good on most skin types. The fact that it’s matte makes it even more wearable for an everyday look.

This long-wearing lip stick is formulated with healthy fruit pigments and a nourishing blend of cocoa butter, shea butter, and vitamin E to moisturize.

11. Shop: mermaid eyeshadow palette

This Mermaid Eyeshadow palette will make every mom shine!

12. Make: Bath Bombs with Epsom Salt

DIY LUSH Bath Bombs with Epsom Salt! Copycat tutorial for How To Make Bath fizzies by The Makeup Dummy #diybathbomb #diygifts

A DIY Classic here on the blog. This easy recipe for bath bombs with colored Epsom salt make the perfect bath experience.

13. Make: Geode Bath Melts

Orrr … Turn those regular boring bath salts into a sparkling geode!

These look so beautiful! How To make your own DIY Geode inspired Bath Bombs! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

As long as you have epsom salt and coconut oil you can easily make your own!

14. Shop: Crystals Set for Beginners

A starter’s kit with healing crystals is an amazingly on trend gift!

Even if you don’t believe in their healing powers, they still look cute on any dressing or table!

15. Shop: Crystals for beginners

Give her this book: Crystals for Beginners to go with her shiny new set of crystals.

16. Shop: Diamond Shaped Terrarium

Officially this is a succulent terrarium planter. But wouldn’t this Geometric Terrarium Planter make a cute new home for her crystals?

17. Make: Bubbling Bath Salts

These bath salts create gorgeous bubbles when you scatter them in your bath water!

And I’m sure you can make this tutorial right now with ingredients you already have in your bath room!

18. Make: Sugar Lip Scrubs

Whichever lip scrub recipe you end up choosing, they are all easy and cheap to make!

19. Shop: Mom’s always right Mug

As much as we hate to admit it, sometimes mom knows best. Just like you rely on her for her expert advise, I’m sure she gives herself a telling off from time to time as well!

This simple statement mug will be a real conversation piece!

20. Make: Bath Melt Cookies

A batch of delicious smelling cookies is always a great gift. But what if you surprise her with some BATH MELT Cookies?

These DIY Bath Melt Cookies smell AMAZING! They look just like vanilla double chocolate chip cookies but they are actually bath melts! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These cocoa butter chip vanilla chocolate look-a-like cookiesare ready in no time.

21. Make: Melt and pour soaps

Easy melt and pour rock Soap DIY Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy #soapmaking #diygift

The best smelling way to let someone know they’re your rock? These cute pun-tastic melt and pour rock soaps!

22. Shop: “Finish this book” journal

We’ve all seen those bullet journal ideas scattered over social media. Maybe you’ve dabbled in it a little yourself. But let’s face it, seeing this type of journal through till the end takes real dedication.

Does anybody really have time for that?

This journal by bestselling author Keri Smith is already halfway done. All you have to do is fill in the blanks!

23. Make: Bath Bombs Without Citric acid

Yes, it’s possible to make bath bombs without citric acid! This recipe uses another secret ingredient … kitchen favorite cream of tartar!

How To make Bath Bombs WITHOUT citric acid. This easy recipe is made with cream of tartar. Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

This DIY tutorial is also linked to a GIVEAWAY for Mother’s Day so make sure to check it out!

24. Make: Bath Bombs With Lemon juice

This craft is so easy anyone can make them! These are also a great starter project if you’re not quite ready to tackle ‘real’ bath bombs yet.

How To DIY Bath Bombs with lemon juice and WITHOUT citric acid or cream of tartar! Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These need 1 to 2 days to dry so make sure to make them early!

25. Make: Key Lime Pie Scrub Bars

It’s like rubbing pie on your skin. But then in the form of a sugar scrub bar!

DIY Key Lime Pie Sugar Scrub Bars! How To Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These Key Lime Pie inspired scrub bars not only look good, they also smell heavenly and leave your skin feeling silky soft. What’s not to like?

26. Make: Lemon Cuticle Cream

Looking for a real pampering gift? Make this lemon infused cuticle cream.

DUPE DIY Lemony Flutter LUSH Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

Not only her cuticles will love this. Every single rough patch of dry skin will benefit from this lushious balm.

27. Shop: Stylish Yoga Mat

Is your mother having trouble with keeping up new year’s resolution of getting healthier? This cute yoga mat is the perfect excuse to get back on track. You can even show her support by going to yoga class with her.

She’ll probably love that gift even more!

28. Shop: Classy Water Jug

Seriously, how beautiful is this water jug?

Your mother will have no problem staying hydrated with this beauty sitting on your kitchen counter.

29. Make: Hot Cocoa Bath Bombs with frosting

This is such a cute gift idea! How to make Hot cocoa bath bombs with frosting (no meringue powder!). Easy last minute Gift Idea! DIY Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

This is probably the easiest way to make cute bath bombs with frosting. You don’t need any SLSa or meringue powder for this recipe, just good old coconut oil!

30. Make: Vanilla Latte Lotion Bars

These lotion bars smell amazing! How to make your own Vanilla Latte Massage Bars | DIY by The Makeup Dummy

One of my favorite DIY tutorials! These vanilla latte lotion bars don’t just smell amazing, they are also easy and fun to make!

Bonus: Creative Fabric Gift Wrapping with stamps

Now that you’ve made your amazing gift you’ll need a way to package them that is just as original as what you’ve created. With a simple handmade stamp you can create any design you want!

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