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Inside: 17 DIY gift basket ideas that mom will love for her birthday or mother’s day. These ideas are all budget friendly so you can fill the basket to the brim.
Take your pick from creative spa themed ideas, homemade food items, and printable’s. These are hampers for mom that she will absolutely love.
DIY Pamper Products
The easiest product to fill in a DIY gift basket is a pamper product. Let’s face it, us mom’s all love to be pampered once in a while. This selection will be enough for a complete pamper gift basket if you choose, or there are plenty of other ideas if you would like to mix things up a bit.
1. Heart Shaped Bath Bombs
A heart shaped bath bomb is a great accompaniment to a mother’s day DIY gift basket. This is something that the kids can easily make, it looks amazing and mom will get a lot of joy from.
Sneak in a few of these heart bath bombs by “Red Ted Art” so she can relax on more than one occasion.
2. DIY Lavender salt scrub
Salt scrubs are the perfect way to spoil yourself and this homemade lavender salt scrub by “Sheri Silver” would be the perfect item to add to a mother’s day basket.
With just a few simple ingredients and about 3 minutes of your time, you can whip up this divine salt scrub.
3. Exfoliating Coffee & Sugar Scrub
A coffee & sugar scrub in a DIY gift basket would certainly be a nice little treat. The caffeine is great for mom’s skin and added coconut oil will leave mom’s skin feeling silky soft.
“Creative Green Living” have a wonderful tutorial that you can follow to make this super quick and easily.
4. Chai Soap Recipe
This chai soap recipe by “Beauty Crafter” looks amazing. I am a huge fan of Chai, and this would make the perfect gift for a mom who loves her tea.
I can imagine that this would be an incredibly relaxing bath soap.
5. Lemon Poppy Seed Soap
This lemon poppy seed soap by “Pink Fortitude” is the perfect pick me up in the morning. This would be so incredibly refreshing, and it would smell absolutely amazing.
6. Avocado Mask With Essential Oils
An avocado mask with essential oils will definitely bring hair back to being smooth and healthy. This mask from “Healthy Living In Body & Mind” is a safe, non toxic treatment that mom will love in her basket.
DIY Gift Basket Edible Gifts
It would be a bit of a shame to create a DIY gift basket and not actually include anything to eat! I’m sure from this selection you will find something that mom will enjoy.
7. Mother’s Day Candy Bar Wrappers
If mom loves her Hershey chocolate then grab a couple of bars and cover them with these mother’s day candy bar wrappers. They are the perfect filling to a gift hamper and it wouldn’t be a completed gift without chocolate!
These wrappers were designed specifically for mother’s day.
8. Mint & Rose Lollipops
You are never too old to enjoy a lollipop, especially when they are totally different. These mint and rose lollipops by “Veggie Desserts” are a very sophisticated twist on a normal lollipop and I think that mom would love them.
9. Sweet Treat Mason Jar
I think mom would be pretty pleased to see a mason jar full of chocolate in her DIY gift basket. “Uncommon Designs Online” also has a sweet little printable to finish off the mason jar, to ensure that this little treat is just perfect.
Printable & Other Gifts
The great thing about a DIY gift basket is that you can put ANYTHING you want into it. Printable gift’s are always a great option as they are budget friendly and easy to use. There are a selection of printable gifts that you might choose to add to your basket.
10. Printable Wine Labels
These beautiful printable wine labels are perfect to add to a gift basket. Simply grab a bottle of mom’s favorite wine and add the personalized wine label. If there is a clean skin bottle that she likes, that makes things even easier!
11. Heartfelt Wine Labels
For more printable mother’s day wine labels, she might like these simple quotes with heartfelt messages. They would look particularly stunning sitting in a gift basket with other goodies.
12. Mother’s Day Jar
The perfect type of mother’s day craft to complete is to create a jar filled with all the things you love about mom. It’s such a simple idea, but has a massive impact.
Complete the jar and then pop it into the gift basket with other special things for mom. This is one of those items that mom will keep looking at over and over again.
13. Free Printable Mother’s Day Certificate
Download a free printable mother’s day certificate and add it to the DIY gift basket presented as a little scroll, with a little ribbon around it. Not only is this something fun but it will be something cherished forever by mom.
14. All About Mommy Interview
I adore printable all about mommy interview’s and I keep saying to myself that I should design one for the site. This is yet to happen though.
I do love this one by “Where The Smiles Have Been” and I think it’s the perfect way to make mom smile.
15. Mom’s Are Like Button Flowers & Printable
These little button flowers and printable by “Manzanita” are simply gorgeous. A gift basket would look adorable with this little pot plant staring right back at you.
16. Photo Coasters
I’m not sure that there is a mom around that wouldn’t be thrilled to receive a set of photo coasters in her gift basket. Looking at a gift covered in the faces of your favorite little people would be enough to make most mom’s eyes well up!
“The Country Chic Cottage” have a great tutorial to follow plus a little video with extra tips and tricks.
17. Motherhood Journal Jar
A motherhood journal jar is a beautiful way to capture thoughts and memories of a mother. By creating a gift that mom can complete, it not only shows care and love, but it also allow’s mom’s love to keep on growing. This is the kind of gift that keeps on giving an would be perfect to add into a mother’s day DIY gift basket.
Head over to “Wondermom Wannabe” for the full tutorial.
With this selection of DIY gift basket ideas it can be difficult to know where to start. First you might like to think about the type of gift you would to include.
For instance, would you like it to be a pure pamper gift basket, or to include other items. Once you have decided the type of basket you would like to make, maybe pick a couple of items from each category.
But seriously, I don’t think you can go wrong with whatever you pick. Mom will be thrilled to have even one of these items, so a whole gift basket is just an extra treat.
Have fun making these goodies, and I hope mom’s face light’s up just as you would expect it to when you hand her the amazing basket.
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