Mother's Day Crafts

These Mother's day crafts will make great gifts that can be adapted to suit your Mother's taste and style. There are three different types of tissue paper flowers to make a long lasting bouquet.

You will also find quick and easy jewelry ideas that won't break the bank.

If you have already bought a gift or to make your gift extra special why not try making one of my gift boxes and tags.

All these craft ideas have easy to follow step by step tutorials and lots of diagrams or photo's.

Mother's Day Crafts ~ Quick Links

Click on one of the images below to take you directly to the craft tutorial page or scroll down to find out a bit more about each craft before you decide.

When Is Mother's Day?

  • Mothering Sunday in the UK is on the 11th March 2018
  • Mother's day in the US is on the 13th May 2018

If you are wondering why they are not on the same day it's because they actually originated from different celebrations.

Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent and is a Christian holiday that originated in the 16th Century when people were given the day off to visit their families and return to their Mother church.

Mother's Day falls on the second Sunday in May and originated in America, it was made an official holiday in 1914. In 1908 Anna Jarvis held a memorial service for her mother and successfully campaigned to make the day an official holiday to celebrate and honor Motherhood.

Many other countries also celebrate Mother's day often combining the celebration with another that is already an official holiday.

A Mother's Day Gift

Looking for something different for Mother's day?
This coloring book makes a great gift. It's quick and easy too, no need to wait anxiously for delivery or wonder if it will get damaged in the post.
Buy, download, print and it's done. Add a set of coloring pencils and it makes a great gift for that special lady in your life.

For more information and some sample downloads go to Mia's Coloring Ideas.

How To Make Paper Roses

Learn how to make paper roses with this step by step tutorial.

Tissue paper flowers are easy to make and last a lot longer than cut flowers.

Make them in your Mom's favorite colors and add a pretty ribbon to complete the gift.

Salt Dough - Handmade Craft Ideas

Salt dough is an inexpensive way to create great models.

If you are stuck for ideas for Mother's day crafts you will find some great gift ideas here.

There is something for all ages and abilities although young children will need some help.

From jewelry to candle holders your Mom will love her salt dough gift.


Glue Arts - Butterfly Craft Ideas

This glue arts tutorial is easy to follow and is a fun way to create pictures for kids of all ages.

Make a pretty butterfly painting with glue and paints.

You will find a template to download and easy to follow step by step tutorial with lots of photo's.

Crepe Paper Flowers

Crepe paper flowers are easy to make with these step by step instructions.

A Mother's day crafts page wouldn't be complete without a making flowers tutorial.

These gorgeous flowers will make a lovely Mother's day gift.

Picture Frame Craft Ideas

This pretty picture frame makes a great Mother's day gift.

This picture frame will make any photo, painting or drawing extra special.

If you have siblings get your brothers and sisters to help and then add a photo of you all together and your Mom will love it.

How To Make Jewelry

These Jewelry Making ideas make great Mother's day crafts.

You will find lots of different ideas to suit all abilities.

Make a gorgeous necklace or bracelet for your Mother's day gift.

You can make it in Mom's favorite colors and it will be completely unique and original.

Tissue Paper Flowers

These tissue paper flowers are really quick and easy to make once you get the hang of the technique.

They are sometimes called folding paper flowers as you fold the tissue paper into a concertina to start with.

Free Gift Box Templates

These gift box templates are a great way to package your finished Mother's day crafts.

Make a pretty gift box for your Mother's day gift with these free gift box templates.

These gift boxes are easy to adapt to suit any small gift.

Homemade Gift Tags

Homemade gift tags are a great way to make your Mother's day presents extra special. 

These printable templates will give you some ideas for shapes to get you started.

All of the shapes are a standard size but you can easily make them larger or smaller to match your gift.

Hanging Heart


A gorgeous hanging heart for you to make for someone special.

Makes a great gift for Mother's day.

Younger children may need some help to make this.

Paper Daffodils

Learn how to make paper daffodils with this step by step tutorial. 

Brighten up the house this Easter with these homemade daffodils.

These paper flowers look gorgeous and will last much longer than the real ones. 

paper daffodils

This origami box is easy to make with these step by step instructions and photo's. 

It may seem like a lot of steps but don't worry once you have made one you will find the next one is even easier. 

Add a small trinket or Mom's favorite sweets for a great gift idea. 

origami box

Geometric Coloring Pages

These coloring pages make a great gift. Print them off and pop into a folder with some pencils or gel pens. 

Coloring is a great way to take your mind of your troubles for a while.

It's a great way to relax and unwind. 

geometric coloring page

Outdoor Candle Holder

These outdoor candle holders are made from old glass jars.

They are not just practical and gorgeous, they are environmentally friendly too.

A great gift for any Mom that likes being outside in the evenings. 

outdoor candle holder

God's Eye

God's eye weaving is a so easy once you know how that even the kids can do it.

These pretty wall hangings make a great talking point in any room and can be made to suit your decor.

A great gift for anyone who likes pretty things in the home. 

A God's eye

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