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6 Cute Homemade Gifts Mom will Cherish

05 May 2021
6 Cute Homemade Gifts Mom will Cherish -  may hoy

Mother: the glue that holds us together; the rock that provides support no matter what and the most selfless person that we could ask to be a part of our lives.

What would we do without mothers?

This Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to give something back to mum; something from the heart that shows how much you appreciate all that she has done for you. But where can one find a gift that is good enough?

We have put together 6 cute homemade gift ideas that mom is sure to cherish.

1. A Mom Playlist

If your mom is like any other, she has most likely told you about the days of cassette tapes, recording songs from the radio and mixtapes. But gone are the days of cassette tapes so let’s modernize this musical tradition.

Buy a blank CD or flash drive, depending on what media facilities your mom has available in her car, and fill it with your mom’s favourite songs. Perhaps you have some musical favourites between the two of you? Add those too!

If you really want to personalize your playlist, add a recorded message telling her how much you love her. Now every day when mom drives to work, the store or to fetch the grandkids she will think of you.

2. Memory Scrapbook

As time goes by moms collect dozens of memoirs: photographs, school certificates, brochures from school sports events and the likes. What better way to celebrate the memories made with your mom than to put them all together in a scrapbook?

This is an especially wonderful gift if mom is crafty!

And, to make this gift just that little bit sweeter, be sure to go through it with mom on Mother’s Day with a warm cup of tea. Sometimes the best gift you can give is the gift of time.

We guarantee that mom is going to love reminiscing about the past with you with this from-the-heart gift!

3. Paint and Sip Day

Grab some canvas, paints and a bottle of mom’s favourite wine – this Mother’s Day you’re going to practice the art of “paint and sip”!

The idea behind a “paint and sip day” is to spend quality time together while painting and enjoying a glass of wine. Once you’re all set up, all that’s left to do is choose an art subject and get painting.

Not only is this a great way to spend some one-on-one time with mum, but you and mom both have a handmade piece of art to remember this special moment by. You might even start a new family tradition!

4. Book a Family Photoshoot

Is this cheesy? Maybe! But – let’s not forget – the cheesy and cliché gift ideas are cheesy and cliché for a reason; because they work!

Book a family photoshoot session with a local photographer to capture some family moments with mom and all her children. Or – if you want to make a day of it – bring the extended family too and maybe even have a destination picnic thereafter.

To top off this thoughtful gift, you can buy mom a new photo frame to hang her favourite family photos from the shoot in her home.

5. Some “Me-Time”

Sometimes the best gift that you can give mom is some alone time. Moms are always busy catering to everyone else’s needs – perhaps this Mother’s Day is the perfect time to give mom some much-earned “me-time”.

If you have younger siblings, take them to the park for ice cream or for a day at the beach. This will give mom the time to catch up on some reading, binge-watching her favourite series or head to the mall and shop.

If you really want to add a cherry on top, why not rope in dad and siblings to take care of dinner? Do not forget to do the dishes too!

6. Family Calendar

To execute this gift idea, you will need access to social media. Head to Facebook or Instagram and choose a selection of photos from your siblings' profiles as well as your own and head to the local photography store.

Most photography stores can generate unique calendars using photos that you supply them with. Or, if you are feeling creative, you can always print your own calendar and photos and make your own, personalised family calendar.


What DIY gifts would you love to receive for Mother’s Day? Share your thoughts in the comments on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages to help our followers out with some homemade gift ideas.


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