Three Easy Mother’s Day DIY Gifts

Mother’s Day Face Scrub

Emma Zomerman

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Use these three DIY gifts, to show your mom or female role model in your life how much you appreciate them!

Body Scrub

If your mom would love a little at-home spa day, these two scrubs will help make her special day relaxing.

Lemon Honey Scrub (Pictured)


  • ⅓ cup of sugar

  • ⅛ cup of honey

  • ½ of a lemon

  • Knife

  • Spoon

  • Small jar or container

  • Mixing bowl


  1. Add and mix the ingredients in a small mixing bowl

    1. If the mixture is too liquidy add more sugar

  2. Put the mixture in a small jar or container


Lime Mint Sugar Scrub

Created by Heather Luckhurst, Interior Designer, Freelance Writer, and DIY Enthusiast


  • ½ cup of solid coconut oil

  • 1 cup of white sugar

  • ½ tsp peppermint essential oil

  • 1 lime zested

  • 8 oz mason jar

  • Zester grater

  • Large bowl

  • Hand mixer


  1. Zest lime.

  2. Add coconut oil to a bowl and whip with a hand mixer.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and blend until mixed 1 – 2 minutes.

  4. Scoop into an 8 oz mason jar and seal.

  5. Add bakers twine, ribbon and a gift tag if desired.

365 Days of Love

A great way to show your mom that you love her when you are away or don’t have time to talk to her everyday, is with this cute little DIY.


  • Paper (white, colored, whatever you choose)

  • Scissors

  • Colorful pens

  • Mason Jar, Mug, a container that can hold a lot of paper


  1. Cut eat piece of paper into stips of ½ inch width

  2. Cut those strips in half so you have 365 slips of paper

  3. Write a little message on each slip

  4. Put each slip of paper into the container

Optional: Decorate the container with ribbons, stickers, etc.

Box of Mom’s Favorites

Gift baskets can be so expensive, so gather a few of your mom’s favorite things and create your own gift basket for her.


  • A box or basket you think is cute

Anything your mom loves! Here are a few examples of what you can put in the box.

  • Chocolate/Candy

  • Book

  • Slippers/Socks

  • A body scrub (from above project)

  • 365 Days of Love

  • Face Masks


  1. Assemble the gift box in the best way possible for you!

Enjoy these quick and fun DIYs to make your Mother’s Day the best one yet!


Photography by Ridwana Rahman

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