01 May 2024Mont Marte

Explore our collection of DIY things for Mother’s Day to make a thoughtful gift! We’ve got loads of tutorials and ideas linked down below – just pick a prezzie that takes your fancy and get creating before the big day. If Mother’s Day has been and gone where you’re from – that’s okay! Save these ideas for their bday instead 💐

Food art

Cardboard cut and painted in the shape of breakfast items


Image: @thekolbeekboys

Let your little artists cook breakfast for Mum… without the mess. A cardboard brekky shows lots of thought and care, with hand-drawn details and colouring. Plus, the kiddos can use it for pretend play after Mum is done!

Clay lamp DIY

Air dry clay lamp with stars cut out to let light pass through


Follow our easy tutorial and use Airy Dry Clay to make a lamp. It’s a great prezzie that Mum can look at every day and use to light up the night. There’s loads of different shapes you can cut into the clay for a unique, personalised design.

Paint a tote bag

White tote bag with I Heart My Mum written on it


Grab some Fabric Markers and customise a tote bag for your Mother’s Day gift! It’s super simple and will be a great addition to Mum’s wardrobe. Check out the project lesson to see how to make this at home.

Cute paper flowers DIY

Paper flower craft with notes inside the petals


Image: @rainbowskycreations

Create and craft a paper flower filled with thoughtful messages. The petals open to reveal loving words so Mum feels extra special reading them. Pick their fave colours when selecting Craft Paper for the flower so they love it all the more!

Crayon art

Rainbow crayons stuck to a canvas being melted with hair dryer


Make wall art that’s as bright and colourful as the Mum in your life. Melt a bunch of crayons on a canvas using a hair dryer for a quick and fun DIY. You can see more about the technique in our how-to video.

DIY Mother’s Day cards

Pink and red rose painted card


Grab your Watercolours and paint a card to celebrate Mum. We drew a bouquet, but you could paint any design that will make them smile. We’ve got a video you can follow along with to get started.

Easy DIY polymer clay earrings

DIY pastel coloured polymer clay earrings


Instead of buying jewellery, why not make some? Mix Mum’s fave Polymer Clay colours together to create a marble effect, then cut it into various earring shapes. Bake the clay, attach earring hoops or studs, and then gift away! Watch our tutorial to see the process up close.

Air dry clay planter

Air dry clay hanging planter with plant in it


Does your mother figure love plants? Perfect! Show them you care about their hobby by making a hanging Air Dry Clay pot for their plant babies. We show you how to seal and prepare the clay in our free lesson.



Hopefully, you’re set not only for this Mother’s Day but for years to come! If you do opt for a handmade gift, #montmarteart or tag us @montmarteart on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to see what you create. Pick up some Air Dry ClayPolymer Clay and Craft Paper to kick off your project.

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