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20+ Stunning DIY Mother's Day Gift Basket Ideas for Mom

Elaine is an avid crafter who enjoys celebrating holidays with beautiful DIY decorations and gifts.

Let Mom know how much you love and appreciate her!

Let Mom know how much you love and appreciate her!

Easy Mom's Day Gifts She'll Love

Whether it's your mom or someone you consider to be like a mom, she certainly deserves to be honored on Mother's Day. Perhaps you have several women in your life you'd like to appreciate on this day. It's a wonderful time to say thank you, I love you, and I appreciate everything you've done to support me!

The tricky part is figuring out the perfect gift. How about putting together a beautiful basket of well-chosen goodies? You can put together a collection of items based on her hobbies or interests, such as a gardening basket for a keen gardener, or maybe a spa-themed basket for someone who enjoys being pampered. Whatever you choose, these Mother's Day gift basket ideas are sure to inspire you—and be appreciated by Mom!

Wooden basket with "Mom" hot-glued to the front

Wooden basket with "Mom" hot-glued to the front

"Mom" Basket

To re-create this idea, purchase a wooden basket or crate and hot glue a sign that says "Mom" to the front of it. Then you can choose items to put inside such as scented candles, chocolates, and other treats. Wrap it in clear cellophane and secure it with a nice bow.

Everyone loves flowers and wine!

Everyone loves flowers and wine!

Flowers and Wine in a Bucket

Spoil Mom with roses and rosé wine. Purchase a galvanized bucket to place your treats into—and why not also add a luxury box of chocolates to really set it apart? Don't forget a nice greeting card!

Tickled pink gift basket

Tickled pink gift basket

Tickled Pink Gift Basket

Show her you're tickled pink to have her as your mom by filling a basket with all things pink, such as lip balm, candy, and bubble bath. Include a cute message that says "Tickled pink to have you as my mom!"

Oval planter for the gardening enthusiast

Oval planter for the gardening enthusiast

Oval Planter for the Gardener Mom

For the mom that loves gardening, pick up an oval planter to put all her goodies in. You could purchase succulents, wind chimes, and other fun plants and items that she will enjoy having in her garden.

"Love you, Mom" balloon with gifts

"Love you, Mom" balloon with gifts

"Love You, Mom" Balloon With Gifts

Adding a helium balloon that says "Love You, Mom" to your hamper will really bring a smile to her face. You could buy her a diffuser with some lovely essential oils to help her unwind.

Foot spa treats

Foot spa treats

Foot Spa Basket

Give your mom a treat for her feet! This gift box contains foot scrub, foot lotion, spa sandals, and more. It's all packed inside a small reusable box that she can use later for toiletries.

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Decorative plate with gifts

Decorative plate with gifts

Decorative Plate With Gifts

Purchase a decorative plate as a starting point for your gift. Then build up a collection of items you think would go with your chosen plate (e.g., fancy hair products). Finally, wrap with clear cellophane and add a beautiful bow.

Mani bucket

Mani bucket

Mani Bucket

For a super-affordable and easy last-minute Mother's Day gift, fill a pail or bucket with nail products from your local dollar store. Load it with cotton balls and then add a fresh bunch of flowers for the finishing touch.

Mom's jar of goodies

Mom's jar of goodies

Mom's Jar of Goodies

Fill a jar with goodies chosen especially for Mom. You can upcycle an old jar by washing it out and allowing it to dry. The products you choose to put inside will depend on the things your Mom likes. The photo above shows beauty products and candies.

Stress relief basket

Stress relief basket

Stress Relief Basket

Moms are always working hard, so give her the gift of stress relief to take some pressure off her. Include stress-relieving shower gels and candles—and maybe a wooden massage roller if she enjoys massages.

Candy bouquet

Candy bouquet

Candy Bouquet

It looks like a fruit bouquet, but it's filled with candy! You'll need floral foam as well as wooden sticks to help the candies stand up. On one side of the basket you can include real or faux roses. Add some foil balloons for a special finishing touch.

Favorite color-themed basket

Favorite color-themed basket

Favorite Color-Themed Basket

For a great gift basket idea for any occasion, pick your mom's favorite color and create a basket theme out of it! If you're not sure what her favorite color is and don't want to ruin the surprise by asking her, you can't go wrong with a spring-themed pastel.

Baking-themed basket

Baking-themed basket

Baking-Themed Basket

If she loves baking, a baking-themed basket is super fun and easy to put together. Purchase things like oven mitts and boxed cake mixes. If you want to get the kids involved you could put their handprints on oven mitts bought from the dollar store as a special item for Grandma to keep.

Red love basket

Red love basket

Red Love Basket

Red is the color of love, so show some love for Mom by putting together a hamper themed in this color. Purchase a red container and fill it with red scented candle, red spa products, and a bottle of red wine, of course.

Lavender delight basket

Lavender delight basket

Lavender Delight Basket

Lavender is known for its relaxing qualities, so putting together a basket with this theme should be very enjoyable and rewarding. You could even include some fresh lavender for Mom to put under her pillow to help her sleep at night.

Pink basket

Pink basket

Pink-Themed Basket

This is another great idea for a pink-themed basket. and you can include items from the Victoria's Secret Pink range, too.

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Comments

Elaine Byers (author) on March 05, 2021:

Thanks for commenting Sangre! Yes, I have to agree , lavender is such a nice theme for a gift!

Sp Greaney from Ireland on March 05, 2021:

These are really good gift suggestion ideas for Mother's Day. The colored theme gift ideas are so different to the norm. I love the lavender delight one myself.

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