21 Budget-Friendly Mother’s Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 1: Cake Topper for Mom

If you’ve been eyeballing the calendar lately, you know that Mother’s Day is coming up real soon (this Sunday). So, I thought I’d roundup some of my favorite DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas, while you still actually have time to make them.

All of the projects are easy AND budget-friendly (nothing that costs over $20 to make). So let’s get to it…

1. (above) Bake Mom a cake and add a DIY message cake topper.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 2: Giant 'Flower Blocked' Bouquet

2. One of my favorites for any occasion…. a giant DIY flower blocked bouquet. Use Wildflowers to keep this giant bouquet under budget.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 3: Toasted Marshmallow Macarons

3. Try this simple hack for toasted marshmallow macaron sandwiches.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 4: Dip Dyed Decorative Baskets

4. Dip dye some woven decorative baskets in a color that your mom loves.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 5: Concrete Vase

5. Whip up a DIY concrete vase for the flowers you plan to buy for the occasion.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 6: Scented Soy Candles

6. These scented soy DIY candles would be the perfect gift.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 7: Watercolor Envelope Liners

7. Add a surprising piece of art to a card to Mom with these DIY watercolor envelope liners.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 8: Faux Copper Planters

8. Gift some succulents with these faux metal planters for less than $5 a piece.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 9: Candied Blood Oranges

9. Delve into these DIY candied blood oranges (you can use any seasonal citrus).

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 10: Fabric Wrapped Bouquet

10. Whip up a ‘make you day’ bouquet in a pinch.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 11: Votives

11. Try these easy DIY votives on a budget.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 12: Ombre Stationery Set

12. Spray a set of custom ombre stationery.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 13: Watercolor Meringues

13. Paint some watercolor meringues for a Mother’s Day brunch.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 14: DIY Bouquet Bombing

14. Try a DIY bouquet bombing. Hit the doorbell and run.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 15: Snail Mail Message

15. Create a Mother’s Day snail mail message with this painted envelope idea.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 16: Candy Cup Meringues

16. Toss together a quick treat for any occasion with these meringue candy cups.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 17: Inkblot Napkins Set

17. Does your mom like to entertain? Make a set of unique inkblot napkins for her. Or for the cook…switch the technique to tea towels.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 18: Mini DIY Ring Dishes

18. Make these mini DIY jewelry dishes and you’ll have enough money left over to buy a little jewelry to go inside.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 19: Fresh Floral Wreath

19. Bring a homemade fresh floral wreath to Mom that she can hang on her front door (on even indoors).

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 20: Color Blocked Chocolate Bark with Edible Flower Confetti

20. Make a batch of color blocked chocolate with edible flower sprinkles. This one is so easy! And delicious.

21 Budget-Friendly Mother's Day DIYs to Try Before Sunday // Idea No 21: Fresh Flower Bracelet DIY

21. Create a DIY fresh flower bracelet and then take Mom out for a little lunch.

What do you have planned for Mother’s Day? Are you gifting something handmade to your mama this year?

11 comments | Click here to reply

Those macron marshmallow sandwiches look amazing… your allowed to make treats just for yourself on Mother’s Day right?

Paige
http://thehappyflammily.com

Paige

Totally, Paige. I’d say that’s completely fair game. 🙂

Brittni

Those candied blood oranges – yes please!

Elise
http://coffeeandpine.blogspot.ca

Elise

Oh yes. You should totally make a batch of those Elise…even if it’s just with regular oranges.

Brittni

You have so many awesome ideas for Mother’s Day, B! Holy moly. I especially love the flower ones and that macaron marshmallow situation. HELLO! Yum.

Kelly @ Studio DIY

Aw, thanks Kel. I would make those macaron marshmallow sandwiches for every occasion if people didn’t think I was crazy. 🙂

Brittni

These are all such sweet ideas! Great post 🙂

xo, Liz
http://lipstickandconfetti.com

Liz

man girl! You are so prolific!

Brittany

Some great ideas! Definitely going to try some.
Though I’m a bit confused, it may sound a bit stupid but i thought mothers day was in March? Even so, definitely saving this post for future reference!

Arora

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