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Mother's Day Gift Creativity

Craft your own heartfelt gifts and cards for Mom's special day.

Our Mother's are so preciously special to our lives. Why, we wouldn't be here without them! And sure, Mom may like jewelry, candy, and flowers or needs a new dishwasher or self-help book. And if she does, choosing your next Mother's Day gift will be easy. But if you're thinking about giving her something a little more 'outside of the box' this year for Mother's Day, the project ideas and resources on this page will surely inspire you.

Featured Mother's Day Craft Inspiration

Creative Gift Giving Ideas for Mother's Day
By Chris Dunmire
Keeping in mind that the 'thought behind the gift' is what truly counts, you might consider a gift this year that is filled with loving intention and heartfelt effort.

Create Carnation-Style Tissue Paper Flowers
How about making a special colorful bouquet of paper flowers for mom that won't ever wilt away? This project takes you through the step-by-step process.

Candle Making Projects and Resources
Does your mom like candles? If so, make your own special candles for her Mother's Day gift! These candle making projects and resources will help you get started.

Hand-Designed Jewelry Making Resources
Thinking about designing mom a piece of jewelry this Mother's Day? These resources with free beading and jewelry making information, patterns, and projects might be the perfect inspiration you need.

More Mother's Day Craft Resources

Michaels Creative Craft Ideas for Mom
Want to make something special for mom? Check out Michael's online library for hundreds of craft ideas for candles, clay, dolls & bears, fabric crafting, foam crafting, jewelry making, mosaics, soap making, and wood crafting.

Fire Mountain Gems Design Jewelry Online with a Virtual BeadBoard
Here's your chance to play around with jewelry making concepts to make that perfect piece for mom. Fire Mountain's BeadBoard tool lets you virtually design and preview your creations before buying your materials.

DIY Network: Do it Yourself Gifts and Projects
Features an extensive library of crafts, gardening, hobbies, woodworking, and home improvement projects, tips, and help. Be sure to scan their craft and hobby projects for the perfect Mother's Day present!

Joanne Fabrics: Fabric, Home Decor, and Floral Crafts
Joanne Fabrics has lots of Mother's Day craft inspiration for you! Their online library of projects includes scrapbooking, decorative painting, rubber stamping, yarn and stitching, home decor, and floral projects.

Home & Garden Television (HGTV) Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Celebrate your creativity this Mother's Day with inspiration from HGTV. Features tons of projects for gardening, decorating, crafts, and remodeling.

Mother's Day Poetry
Yahoo! makes it easy for you to find inspirational poems, lyrics, and funny stories to embellish your own homemade greetings and gifts.

Better Homes and Gardens Mother's Day Crafts
"Looking for a homemade gift for mom this Mother's Day? Check out these great Mothers Day craft ideas from Better Homes and Gardens® including several Mother's Day crafts that are easy for kids to make." Features decoupage flowerpot, lavender gifts, beaded bookmarks, personalized stepping stones, scrapbooking projects, and cross stitch patterns.

Mother's Day Free Greeting Card Downloads

Creativity Portal's Love Heart Mini-Card Gift Tags (Download PDF 184KB)
Small "Love" hearts you cut out in the shape of a heart. Use as gift tags for your Mother's Day gifts.

Mother's Day Cards and Crafts
Danielle's Place features a variety of Mother's Day cards and craft ideas including decorated soap, votive candle holder, potholder, recipe card file box, flower ribbon pin, and refrigerator photo magnets.

My Card Maker: Create Your Own Greeting Cards
"Free printable greeting cards for every holiday occasion. Add a favorite photo to personalize your next birthday, Christmas, Halloween or get well card. Create and print your own custom holiday card or invitation."