15 diy gift ideas for Mother’s Day: Make something special for mom

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Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate and honor the woman who has always been there for you. While there are countless ways to express your love and appreciation, creating a DIY gift for your mom can be a thoughtful and heartfelt gesture.

Metal tins filled with yellow lip balm and calendula petals.
Calendula Lip Balm. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Lavender Hydrosol

A small glass bottle filled with clear liquid resting next to a bundle of dried lavender.
Lavender Hydrosol. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

With just two ingredients, you can make a simple recipe for lavender hydrosol. This versatile lavender water can be used in a variety of ways, including skincare, cooking, cleaning products, and more.

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Violet Rose Lotion Bars

Five homemade lotion bars topped with flowers resting on a dark table.
Violet Rose Lotion Bars. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

If you’re looking for a DIY project, you won’t want to miss this recipe for body lotion bars. These homemade bars are simple to create, won’t leave your skin feeling oily, and will leave you with beautifully smooth skin.

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Calendula Lip Balm

Metal tins filled with yellow lip balm and calendula petals.
Calendula Lip Balm. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Ensure your lips stay moisturized and soft year-round by making your own calendula lip balm. This recipe is made with natural ingredients and can be customized with your favorite essential oil for a personalized touch.

Get the Recipe: Calendula Lip Balm

DIY Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub

A wooden spoon filled with sugar and rose petals.
Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

This homemade vanilla rose sugar body scrub recipe is a quick and easy DIY recipe for soft, smooth and moisturized skin with the light, sweet aroma of roses and vanilla.

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Homemade Honey Beet Lip Balm

Homemade lip balm tubs tied with twine.
Honey Beet Lip Balm. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

This easy tinted lip balm recipe is made with beeswax, honey, and oils and tinted with beet powder for that colorful touch.

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Lavender Simple Syrup

A glass bottle filled with a lavender simple syrup.
Lavender Simple Syrup. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum.

Elevate your cocktails, hot drinks, and baked goods with this lavender simple syrup, which adds a sweet and calming floral flavor. You can even use it to enhance the taste of your coffee or tea.

Get the Recipe: Lavender Simple Syrup

Calendula Rose Bath Bombs

Homemade bath bombs resting on parchment paper.
Calendula Rose Bath Bombs. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

These DIY bath bombs with rose petals and dried calendula are packed with skin-soothing ingredients and a heavenly scent.

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Lavender Chamomile Facial Cleansing Grains

A small glass vial filled with homemade facial cleansing grains resting on a dark wooden table.
Lavender Chamomile Facial Cleansing Grains. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Pamper your sensitive skin with these gentle yet effective DIY facial cleansing grains. Infused with the calming scents and soothing benefits of lavender and chamomile, this botanically-infused recipe offers powerful exfoliation for a fresh, glowing complexion.

Get the Recipe: Lavender Chamomile Facial Cleansing Grains

DIY Cinnamon Sugar Coffee Scrub

Small glass jar filled with homemade coffee scrub.
DIY Coffee Scrub. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

This cinnamon sugar DIY coffee scrub recipe combines the exfoliating properties of sugar and coffee with the soothing aroma of cinnamon.

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Louisiana Hot Sauce

Two glass hot sauce bottles filled with red hot sauce standing next to open flames.
Louisiana Hot Sauce. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum.

Is mom a spicy foods fan? This homemade hot sauce makes the perfect shelf-stable gift!

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DIY Honey Bubble Bath Recipe

A large white bowl filled with homemade bubble bath and a honeycomb spoon.
Honey Bubble Bath. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Indulge in the numerous skin health benefits of honey with this simple DIY recipe for a homemade honey bubble bath.

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DIY Whipped Body Butter

Small tins of homemade body butter topped with cloves and orange slices.
Whipped Body Butter. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

This thick and luxuriously creamy DIY whipped body butter recipe with hints of orange and clove envelops the body in a soothing coat of moisture and a heavenly scent. 

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DIY Chai Bath Melts

A stack of homemade bath melts resting on a wooden table.
Chai Bath Melts. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Love the taste of chai? Then you’ll adore this recipe for DIY Chai Bath Melts, which is simple to create and leaves your skin feeling luxuriously smooth and soft.

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DIY Bath Tea

Small muslin bags resting in a wooden bowl.
DIY Bath Tea. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

An easy DIY bath tea recipe with a rich and comforting pumpkin spice fragrance and skin-soothing oats.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Bath Tea

Rosemary Bath Truffles

A stack of white bath truffled topped with dried rosemary.
Rosemary Bath Truffles. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Bath truffles are a delightful indulgence that add a special touch to your soothing and warm bath experience.

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