12 Gifts For Boyfriend’s Mom They Actually Would Want

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DIY Gifts for Boyfriend’s Mom: Easy and Creative Ideas

These DIY Gifts For Boyfriend’s Mom make gift-giving for special occasions, especially Mother’s Day, a lot easier. They are fun little projects and something that your dear recipient would actually want.

There’s this magical personal touch that DIY brings – you just can’t replicate it. Handmade presents have this warmth that store-bought stuff can’t match.

In this roundup, you’ll find a dozen thoughtful DIY ideas to show your boyfriend’s mom how much you appreciate her. From home decorations to fashion accessories, there’s a perfect project here to fit your needs.

If you want to help her elevate her office setup or creative space, there are crafts like the DIY pegboard and color block clocks to do so. Personalized cookware, coasters, and mugs make fabulous gifts for moms who spend a lot of time in the kitchen and enjoy cooking.

On the other hand, fashionista moms will likely appreciate a DIY gift like a necklace or purse that they can wear to complete an outfit.

Now, money matters, right? These handcrafted gifts are budget superheroes! You can make something awesome without going broke – win-win! Plus, there’s that sentimental value I mentioned that’s off the charts. Knowing someone spent time crafting something just for you? That’s a whole new level of special.

Another cool thing about these gifts is that you can easily personalize them to fit your recipient’s style – colors, themes, and other detailing. You can play around with the materials, too!

Handmade gifts can be memorable and leave a lasting impression. They stand out from store-bought gifts and are more likely to be remembered and appreciated over time.

Your effort won’t go unnoticed, and your DIY gift will be a genuine token of appreciation. So, pick a tutorial below, get those creative juices flowing, and make a one-of-a-kind gift for your mom’s boyfriend.

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Check Out The Unique DIY Gifts For Boyfriend’s Mom Below

Ready to craft some awesome DIY gifts for your boyfriend’s mom? I’ve got this fantastic collection of creative inspirations perfect for showing your appreciation on any occasion.

So, whether you’re looking to add that personal touch to your gift, create a special card that screams “you’re awesome,” or just want to have some crafting fun, these tutorials can help you.

Each tutorial is shown with pics of the finished gifts and the handy details you need. Just click on the link below each description, and it’ll take you to the creator’s page, where the full tutorial is available.

By the way, if you’ve already tried your hand at making any of these heartwarming crafts, share the love!

Drop a comment on the creator’s page or give this blog post a shout-out on your socials – we’re all ears and would love to hear what you think. Happy crafting!

Feminine Home Office DIY Pegboard

1. Feminine Home Office DIY Pegboard - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Add a feminine and functional touch to your home office with this easy-to-make DIY pegboard.

Designer: Amanda of Domestically Creative
Materials Used:

  • 1/2″ thick plywood
  • White pegboard hooks
  • White spray paint
  • Drill
  • Level
  • Wall anchors (optional)
  • Screws

Size: 36″ x 24″
Format: Written

DIY Reusable Rice Heatpack

2. Sew This Rice Heat Pack - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

An easy-to-follow video tutorial on how to make a rice heat pack that doubles as a trivet.

Designer: Alanda Craft through DIY Joy
Materials Used:

  • Layer cake squares
  • Rice
  • Flat Iron
  • Old Spice (optional)
  • Essential Oil
  • Scissors
  • Quilting Machine
  • Frixion Pens
  • Long-handled jug or Funnel

Size: Unspecified
Format: Video

DIY Color Block Clock

3. diy color block clock - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Create a fun and stylish color block clock with this easy DIY project.

Designer: Molly Madfis of Almost Makes Perfect
Materials Used:

  • Wood clock face
  • Painters tape
  • Paint in two contrasting colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Clock kit

Size: Varies depending on the size of your wood clock face
Format: Written

DIY Succulent Zen Garden

4. DIY SUCCULENT ZEN GARDEN - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

DIY a calming and tranquil succulent zen garden for your home. Check out this tutorial to learn how!

Designer: Erica of Dwell Beautiful
Materials Used:

  • Glass container
  • Succulent plant (real or faux)
  • Sand
  • Rocks
  • Decorative stones
  • Washi tape (optional) 

Size: Varies depending on the size of the glass container
Format: Written

DIY Sharpie Mugs

5. DIY Sharpie Mug that’s Washable - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Personalized and unique mugs designed using Sharpie markers—a super easy craft if you’re a beginner DIYer.

Designer: Jasmine Dhillon of Feeling Nifty
Materials Used:

  • Plain white mug
  • Sharpie markers
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Cotton ball or soft tissue
  • Pencil
  • Oven 

Size: Any size mug
Format: Written

DIY Fabric-Covered Wooden Spoons

6. DIY Fabric-Covered Wooden Spoons - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

These fabric-covered wooden spoons are an easy and thoughtful gift for the mom who loves to cook.

Designer: Sara and Melissa of Alice and Lois
Materials Used:

  • Wooden spoons
  • Scrap fabric
  • Mod Podge hard coat
  • Mod Podge matte finish
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush 

Size: Varies depending on the size of the wooden spoons
Format: Written

DIY Photo Lantern

7. How to Make a Photo Lantern - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Craft a personalized photo lantern for your boyfriend’s mom to display cherished memories.

Designer: Angie Holden of The Country Chic Cottage
Materials Used:

  • Lantern
  • Vellum cardstock
  • Inkjet printer and ink
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • LED candle

Size: Varies depending on the size of the lantern
Format: Written

Mother’s Day Lilac Card Craft

8. MOTHER’S DAY LILAC CARD CRAFT - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

A beautiful and handmade lilac card craft to show your boyfriend’s mom how much you appreciate her.

Designer: My World Their Way
Materials Used:

  • Purple, pink, and violet paint
  • Q-tips
  • Paper
  • Rubber band
  • Green colored pen

Size: Any size paper
Format: Written + Video

DIY Photo Coasters

9. DIY PHOTO COASTERS - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Protect your furniture and cherish memories with these fun and thoughtful photo coasters.

Designer: Katie of Little House of Four
Materials Used:

  • Blank ceramic tiles
  • Mod Podge
  • Foam brush
  • Scissors
  • Photos
  • Clear sealant (optional)

Size: 4 inches x 4 inches
Format: Written

DIY Scandinavian Hoop Necklaces

10. DIY Scandinavian Hoop Necklaces - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Stylish and elegant handmade Scandinavian hoop necklace that is perfect for any occasion.

Designer: Chelsea of Lovely Indeed
Materials Used:

  • Embroidery hoop
  • Embroidery floss
  • Beads
  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors
  • Jewelry glue

Size: Varies depending on the size of the embroidery hoop
Format: Written

DIY Marbled Nail Polish Mugs

11. DIY Marbled Nail Polish Mugs - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Create a unique and colorful marbled mug using nail polish and baking it in the oven.

Designer: Rebecca of Strength and Sunshine
Materials Used:

  • Plain white mugs
  • Nail polish (at least two colors)
  • Disposable bowl
  • Hot water
  • Toothpick
  • Oven
  • Baking sheet

Size: Any size mug
Format: Written

No-Sew or Sew DIY Clutch Purse

12. Clutch Purse - 12 Gifts For Boyfriend's Mom They Actually Would Want - Arty Crafty Crew

Learn how to make a simple and beautiful DIY clutch purse from a placemat in less than 10 minutes.

Designer: Helen Spencer of Hello Sewing
Materials Used:

  • Round placemat
  • Magnetic button clasp
  • Embellishment kit
  • Fabric glue
  • Matching thread (optional)
  • Ruler or measuring tape
  • Sewing clips or clothespins
  • Sewing machine (optional)

Size: Varies depending on the size of the placemat
Format: Written + Video

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