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20 Handmade Gifts For Women (Perfect for Mother’s Day)

Make the lady in your life feel special by making her gift. Pick one off this great list of 20 Handmade Gifts For Women. There are options to buy the gifts as well.

For more ideas, check out all of our gift guides.

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I love homemade gifts, especially when they don’t look like you made them. They’re sweet, sentimental, and (generally) less expensive than store bought gifts. So, if you’re looking for something for mom for Mother’s Day this year, pick one off our list of 20 Handmade Gifts For Women.

These gifts would work for any lady in your life. So if you’re celebrating your mom, wife, stepmom, grandma, or whoever, you’re bound to find something to make.

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If you need more ideas, check out all of our shipping guides in our long Holiday Gift Guide. Lists are broken down by category, gender, and age, making it easy to find the perfect gift.

20 Handmade Gifts For Women

To make your life easier, we’ve listed the projects below. After each, it says, “make it,” and you can click that link to go to the project’s tutorial or “buy it,” and you can go to a link to purchase similar products (just in case you like the idea but don’t have time for crafting).

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DIY But First Coffee Mug

Women needs all the coffee to do all the things. That’s how it works. After coffee, women can pretty much do anything.

But first, coffee.

So this “But first, coffee mug” is absolutely perfect for the lady in your life.

This DIY Wooden Serving Tray is a beautiful craft idea. It's food-safe so you can use it as a cutting board too. Get the tutorial at

DIY Wooden Serving Tray

This homemade wooden serving tray is made from scrap wood, if you can believe that. It takes a little time because the glue has to dry overnight, but overall it’s a really simple process for a really great reward.

The lady in your life can use it as a cutting board and you can just reseal it for her every so often.

Need a FANTASTIC bridal shower idea? Make these Mint Sugar Scrub Bridal Shower favors from PLUS, you can even get a free printable for the cute favor tag!

Mint Sugar Scrub

Sugar scrub is amazing. It rejuvenates your skin in a way that regular soap or lotion doesn’t. And since we all know the lady in your life is probably washing her hands a gazillion times a day, her skin needs a little bit of love.

This sugar scrub, infused with peppermint essential oil, is the way to do it.

Paint pour coasters are really easy to make at home. Find out how in this Paint Pour Coasters tutorial on

DIY Paint Pour Coasters

To say I’m obsessed with these paint pour coasters would be an understatement.

They take a bit of time to make because of the drying involved, but the overall process is really simple. You can come up with a beautiful gift for your beautiful woman … even on your first attempt at paint pouring.

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DIY Crocheted Headband

One of the best things I’ve ever made myself is a crocheted headband. I have one that I purchased forever ago in one of my winter jackets, and I made this one for my other jacket.

It’s perfect for the long-haired lady in your life. She can cover her ears and keep them warm without ruining her ponytail.

A bath is a great way to relax. If you need some relaxing me time, be sure to make this Homemade Bubble Bath from

Homemade Bubble Bath

Self-care is so important. If the woman in your life can find the time for self-care, a bubble bath is a great way to relax.

But the woman in your life can’t take a bubble bath without bubble bath. So making some is a really great gift idea.

Homemade Photo Coasters are a great personalized souvenir after a trip. Find out how to make them at

Homemade Photo Coasters

Take your lady’s favorite photos from the year and turn them into homemade photo coasters.

These are made on square tiles, so Instagram photos work best. If your lady doesn’t have an Instagram account, you can follow the steps in the post to crop full-sized photos into a square.

#ad Looking for a sparkling DIY? Check out these glitter wine glasses -- with an added sparkling juice -- from #dollartree

Glitter Wine Glasses

If your woman likes a little bit of bubbly, or even just wants to feel fancy drinking some water, these Glitter Wine Glasses are perfect.

You can customize them to your woman’s favorite color, which is a really great way to personalize them.

Want to hang some photos? You should make these Homemade Canvas Prints from and hang them that way!!

Homemade Canvas Prints

Canvas prints are so popular. And you can make your own.

Just take your lady’s favorite photos, pick up some wood at the hardware store, and follow these instructions to make really cute personalized canvas prints.

Spend more time playing outdoors when you make these DIY Yard Dice. They're perfect for Yardzee. Get the tutorial at

DIY Lawn Dice

If the lady in your life loves being outdoors, she’ll love these homemade lawn dice.

They’re oversized for indoors, but the perfect size for Yardzee. You can roll them around by hand or in a 5-gallon bucket. Either way is bound to be a lot of fun.

Your guests will laugh when they use your bathroom and see this DIY "On A Scale Of 1 To 10 ... Urinate" Funny Bathroom Sign. Find out how to make it, without a vinyl cutting machine, on

DIY “On A Scale Of 1 To 10 … Urinate” Funny Bathroom Sign

If the woman in your life has a sense of humor, she’ll love this funny bathroom sign.

You could just paint it, hang it in the bathroom, and then tell her that her gift is in there. Which would actually be really funny if she does, in fact, have a sense of humor.

These DIY Easter Tea Light Candle Holders are the perfect Easter gift. And they're made from yogurt containers! Find out how at

DIY Tea Light Candle Holders

Save your glass yogurt containers and make the lady in your life these super cute tea light candle holders.

These were made using bunny stickers, but you could use any shape that your lady likes (hearts, flowers, skulls … whatever).

If you're looking for a great geek gift idea, these DIY Comic Book Coasters are perfect. Find out how to make them on

DIY Comic Book Coasters

If the woman you’re crafting for loves comic books, she’ll love these comic book coasters. Just be sure to not cut up her favorite comic book for the sake of this gift. Look for a graphic novel or a comic book from a thrift store instead.

This DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is the perfect handmade gift for a science lover. Get the tutorial at

DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set

If your lady likes a little science with her supper, this salt and pepper shaker set is perfect.

You do need steady hands to paint the chemical formulas. If you don’t have them, you can just use stickers instead. It’s the thought that counts.

This X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder is so easy to make. There's no nails, no screws, and it's basically only two cuts!

X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder

I promise you this DIY Wooden Magazine Holder is so much easier than it looks. It’s two pieces of wood and only a couple cuts.

You’re sure to wow mom with this one.

Making this DIY LEGO Head Marker Holder is a great way to celebrate the release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. Get the tutorial on

DIY LEGO Head Marker Holder

If your lady loves LEGO blocks, she’ll love this LEGO head marker holder (which she can use for pens, makeup brushes, kitchen utensils, whatever).

This tutorial has a basic LEGO face, but you could model it after one of the many LEGO faces. Or make a whole series of them.

Give your home some curb appeal with this DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse! Get the tutorial on

DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse

This lighthouse is one that you’ll have to make yourself because you can’t actually buy it anywhere (that I can find, anyway).

But that’s fine. Making it means you can personalize it in a way that your woman will really appreciate.

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Kisses For You Jar Craft

This is another craft that you have to make, not buy assembled, but honestly, it’s so easy. Just put a bag of Kisses in a jar and you’re basically done.

And even with minimal effort, you’ll impress your lady because (almost) every lady likes chocolate.

Looking for a really useful and unique bridal shower gift idea? Check out this Stuffed Oven Mitt Bridal Shower Gift Idea from It's made solely from items at Dollar Tree.

Stuffed Oven Mitt Gift

You’re going to have to make this one too, but the fun part is you can really customize this to fit the lady in your life.

Figure out the kitchen tools she needs, then fill this oven mitt with whatever she’s lacking in the kitchen (except skills; don’t say skills).

Want a fun gift idea for your significant other or a friend who is getting married? Check out this DIY I Love You Because ... Dry Erase Frame from You can get the printable for free in the post too.

DIY I Love You Because Dry Erase Frame

The woman in your life will love this frame if you make it … and even more if you love it. It’ll be such a nice part of your home, so if you don’t make anything else on this list, make this.

Purchase Gifts For Women Online:

If you liked the items on this list, but you just don’t feel like making anything, you can still purchase gifts for women online at the following stores:

Don’t forget to check a store’s minimum cart total to qualify for free shipping. Also, consider instore or curbside pickup to avoid shipping charges.

Which of these 20 Handmade Gifts For Women are you planning to make first?

Marie Phillips

Monday 3rd of February 2020

These are really good ideas! I am not into chocolates and flowers, so I would much rather get some of these. I love glitter, so the glitter wine glasses would be perfect. And the wine dispenser is so creative. I've never seen anything like it!


Sunday 19th of January 2020

Omg this list is full of amazing ideas! I can’t believe it’s almost Valentine’s Day already!

Holly Hood

Saturday 18th of January 2020

These are great gift ideas. So many to pick from and so creative as well. Thank for all of the amazing ideas.


Friday 17th of January 2020

I will have the oreo pops please! These are great ideas for couples on a budget!

Krysten Quiles

Friday 17th of January 2020

Oh my gosh these are such fun ideas! I'm unfortunately having dental surgery on valentine's day but hopefully I can still do something nice for my hubby (before the surgery, afterwards he better be nice to me).