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Mother’s Day will be here before you know it (May 8th)! If you’re stumped on what to get your mom, grandmom, aunt or any other special mama in your life, we rounded up 25 creative DIY Mother’s Day gift basket ideas that are sure to make her feel loved and appreciated on her special day!
Time for Tea Basket
Whether mom loves her hot tea in the morning or iced tea in the afternoon, if she’s a tea drinker she’ll flip over this lovely basket! Fill with a pretty teacup or mug, fancy tea and specialty honey and tuck it all in a pretty basket with a pretty tea towel. To make it really special, present it to her with a pretty bouquet of spring flowers.
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Relaxing “Pamper Me” Basket
If there’s one thing every mom needs it’s a little pampering. Fill any basket of your choice with everything she needs to unwind after a long day, including bath salts, lotion, a scented candle, slippers, soap and more. To make it look special (and more expensive) choose a color theme like this soft pink.
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“I’m Tickled Pink to Have You as My Mom” Gift Basket
Show your mom just how tickled pink you are to have her as your mom by filling a basket with everything pink! Browse through Target, the Dollar Store, Walmart or hit a few specialty stores for a few unique and special items – but make sure they’re pink!
Breakfast in Bed Basket
Moms work SO hard and sometimes, all they really need is a break. Treat her special with this breakfast in bed basket filled with fresh granola, juice, fruit, homemade muffins or breakfast bread, and her favorite coffee. Be sure to add a special note like the one shown here!
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The Ultimate Gardener’s Basket
If your mom loves to spend time gardening, then she’ll love this “beeautiful” basket idea! Fill it with everything she needs to spend an afternoon potting and planting, including garden gloves, a garden mat, gardening tools, flower or vegetable seeds, gardening sheers a drink container and more!
Flowers, Chocolate and Wine Bucket
A beautiful basket doesn’t have to be over-the-top expensive to warm mom’s heart! Simply choose a pretty bucket or basket and fill it with a pot of flowers, specialty chocolate and a bottle of wine. It’s so simple but so heartfelt!
Spa in a Box
What we love about this basket is the pretty container! Filled with tissue paper and pretty spa essentials like a scented candle, bath salts, and lotion – this is one basket mom won’t forget.
Sweet Treats Bakery Basket
Sometimes, the simplest Mother’s Day gifts are the sweetest – like this basket filled with homemade cookies tied up with an adorable “I Love You Mom” tag. Download the free “I Love You Mom” tag HERE.
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“Mom-Osa” Bar Basket
Start mom’s day off right with this Mom-Osa basket filled with two champagne glasses, champagne, orange juice, lemonade, and fresh fruit. She’ll never forget this basket!
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Perfectly Purple Basket
The best way to assemble a beautiful basket – even if it is small – is to start with a theme and then, if you like, choose a color theme. This simple, but so elegant, purple basket is the perfect example of how you can create a memorable basket without breaking the bank.
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Coffee Lover’s Basket
For the mom who just has to have her caffeine, this coffee lover’s basket has it! Purchase a cute crate from the craft store and fill with her favorite coffee, a new mug, coffee flavorings and snacks she loves to nibble on while drinking her coffee. Don’t forget to add a flower and a pretty Mother’s Day card!
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Mother’s Day Picnic Basket
Treat mom to a special day with the family by taking her on a picnic. It’s such a simple gesture that she’ll love! Fill a picnic basket (or any basket) with a throw, cloth napkins, cups, a frisbee (or other outdoor games), snacks and drinks. Be sure to tuck in a bottle of sunscreen and bug spray.
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Vacation Beach Basket
Get mom excited about the sunny summer beach days ahead with this fun beach basket! Fill it with sunscreen, a beach towel, flip flops, Aloe Vera gel, a drink cup, a hat, and a few snacks for a gift that will get her excited for fun family times ahead.
$15 DIY Dollar Tree Gift Basket
No one says you have to spend a fortune to create a beautiful and memorable basket for your mom. Head to the Dollar Store and choose a variety of things you know she’ll love – from a brush and barrettes to a loofah sponge and a pretty scented candle. She’ll appreciate all the thoughtfulness that went into creating a basket just for her. (To make it look extra pretty, choose a color theme and carry it throughout!)
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Kids aren’t the only ones who love to craft! Surprise mom with a grown-up style craft basket of her favorite craft supplies or a new hobby she might like to try.
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Movie n’ Chill Night Basket
If mom loves to curl up at night and watch a movie to relax, give her what she loves and then some! Fill a cute popcorn bowl with a movie or two, her favorite candy, and her movie-watching snacks and then… leave mama be.
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Lavender Basket with Homemade Lavender Scrub
Lavender is such a beautiful scent – this basket would be perfect for a busy mom who needs some time to relax and unwind. To make it extra special, you can make the easy four-ingredient homemade lavender scrub, too. For the lavender scrub how-to, visit The Blondielocks.
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Happy Hour Gift Basket
Happy hour can’t come soon enough when you’re a busy mom. Fill this fun basket with her favorite bottle of wine, wine glasses, crunchy bread or appetizers, and grapes.
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Coffee Break Basket
Most moms are so busy that a little caffeine pick-me-up is so appreciated. Give her a boost with a coffee-themed basket filled with a mug, ground coffee, creamer, flavored syrups, biscotti and more.
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Mother’s Day Gift in a Jar
How cute is this simple Mother’s Day gift? Mason jars make a perfect “basket!” And, the beauty of it is, you can fill it with anything you like. Download the cute Mother’s Day printable tag HERE!
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No one says you have to use a traditional basket – get creative! These cozy slippers are a perfect gift for Mother’s Day. Fill with nail polish, nail files, lotion, perfume and anything else you think mom will like.
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For a super affordable and easy Mother’s Day gift, fill a pail or bucket with nail products from your local Dollar Store. Fill it with cotton balls and then add a fresh bunch of flowers for the finishing touch. Easy and special!
Mom’s Night In Gift Basket
For every mom who’s in serious need of a night off, this basket has it all. Fill it with everything to help her relax and take the night off, including magazines, nail polish & remover, lotions, loofah sponge, and more.
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Mom’s Emergency Stash
Her very own stash of candy! Whether you fill a basket with her favorite sweet treats or you get a plastic box like the one shown here, she’s gonna love knowing what’s inside is ALL hers.
Mama’s Baking Basket
Got a mama who loves to bake? This baking basket is the perfect way to show you care. Fill with a pretty apron, a batter bowl, cookie mix, sprinkles, measuring spoons and more.
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