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The Best Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Why not try making a homemade gift basket? It’s easy to do and can be customized to include your mom’s favorite things. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best DIY homemade Mother’s Day gift basket ideas. We will provide ideas for themes and items that you can include in the basket. So get creative and start putting together the perfect present for your mom!

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The Best Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and of course I’ve got gifts on the brain. These amazing DIY gift basket ideas will make the special ladies in your life feel extra pampered and special. Some baskets you can simply put together yourself based on the various themes I share below.

But, if you’re crunched for time or not a DIY’er, I’ve got some already curated boxes that are available to purchase through the links provided below as well. It couldn’t be simpler. You won’t want to miss these amazing Mother’s Day gift ideas.

The Best Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

Homemade Gift Baskets For The Foodie Mom

Breakfast In Bed Basket

Does your mom love breakfast in bed? Spoil her this Mother’s Day with a DIY gift basket filled with all of her favorite breakfasts goodies. You could fill her basket with a tea towelFrench Press coffee maker, bag of her favorite beans, some cute mugs, homemade granola, honey, maple syrup, &/or pancake mix. And, if your mom is really spirited (wink wink), you could even include some orange juice and her favorite champagne to make mimosas in bed.

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Candlelight Dinner Gift Basket

Treat your mom to a candlelight dinner basket this Mother’s Day. Include all the goodies she’ll need to create a fabulous homemade dinner. I love how this basket includes everything to make a lovely pasta dinner, including the candlelight. You could even include a recipe card, like the one shown here, with the all the ingredients to make a delicious meal. This is the perfect gift for the mom who loves to gather around the table and enjoy fine food. Give her the taste of Italy in the comfort of her own home by including some specialty made pasta, homemade pasta sauce, elegant olive oil, freshly baked bread, sparkling water, maybe even her favorite wine, and all of the beautiful tools she’ll need to create the lovely dish of your choosing.

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Cheese Board Basket

And, if you’d like to create something really unique and special, try recreating this cheese gift box. Include several different cheeses, crackers, fruits, nuts, honey, etc for mom to be able to create her own lovely charcuterie board at home. For more inspiration check out this Instagrammer that will help even beginners create beautiful cheese boards, and help you pair it with the perfect wines.

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Thoughtful Gift Basket Ideas For The Easy to Please Mom

Best Mom Ever Gift Basket

There’s no need to follow a theme per say when putting together a dreamy gift for mom. Take this beautiful crate for instance. Simply fill a basket, crate, or box with a few of your mom’s favorite things. You could include flowers, seeds, tea, jewelry, nail polish, perfume, bath salts, cozy socks, etc.

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DIY Gift Baskets For Moms Who Love Flowers

Lavender Garden Gift Basket

If your mother loves the calming scent of lavender, then she’ll be head over heels in love with this gift idea. This creative gift basket idea is from The Blondie Locks, and here in this post she shows you how to make your own homemade lavender scrub. I have a similar tutorial here to help you make lavender linen spray. Both of these DIY projects will make this basket super special and unique for your mom to enjoy.

You can fill this basket with lavender candles, linen spray, soap, Turkish towel, a bunch of dried lavender, and her DIY lavender body scrub for the ultimate in relaxation.

lavender themed gift basket
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Moss Bowl Homemade Gift Basket

These Moss Bowls are all the rage this year in the DIY community. Have you seen them? They are super easy to put together using florist foam, hot glue, a cement bowl, and of course mossClick here to see a tutorial on how to create this cute spring “basket”. And, in this project, you include some decorate flowers, champagne, and other little gifts to create the perfect Moss Bowl Gift Basket for mom.

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You can purchase similar concrete bowls here, as well as the foam you’ll need and the moss. Then, simply cut stems of fresh flowers to add, and top with some of your mom’s favorite things like what’s pictured here. Things like seeds, bracelets, nail polish, body scrubs, candles, chocolate, etc. What mom wouldn’t the thrilled to receive this gorgeous gift.

P.S. You could also leave your mom with any leftover foam and moss so when she’s done deconstructing her moss bowl and enjoying her other little gifts, she can DIY this cute centerpiece herself. If she’s a DIY’er like yourself, that is.

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Gift Basket Ideas for the Well-Caffeinated Mama

Gourmet Gift Baskets: Coffee-Themed

This coffee-themed gift basket has my heart. If your mama loves coffee as much as I do, then take it from me, she’ll love this! Include some of her favorite coffee beans, biscotti’s, mugs, a French press, or my favorite cold brew maker, and you’ll be well on your way to giving your mom the best gift EVER!!!

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Cold Brew Gift Basket

This cold brew gift basket is perfect for any mom who loves coffee. It comes with everything she needs to make the perfect cup every morning, including mugs and tools. You could even go all out and add some special beans from around the world so she’ll never run out, and maybe include some of these fun caffeinated gummy bears from Sugarfina.

Sugarfina cold brew gummy bears

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Gift Baskets For The Mom Who Loves Sweet Treats

Gourmet Gift Baskets Idea: Baking Edition

I love creating baking baskets for wedding showers and housewarmings. I usually add in some fun new utensils and towels to bulk up the box, but then include a Sprinkles cupcake mix, icing, organic chocolate bar, and pretty sprinkles. You include a recipe card and everything your mom will need to bake up some her favorite treats as well. This gift idea is sure to please the mom that has a sweet tooth and loves to spend time in the kitchen whipping up something super yummy.

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Sugarfina Candy Trunk

And, of course, I couldn’t share gift ideas for moms with a sweet tooth without sharing the ultimate sugary gift of them all….the Sugarfina Candy Trunk! Did the angels just sing? Oh, no? It was just me that heard them…ok. Choose several of your moms favorite candies and fill this beautiful Tiffany blue trunk with the gift of her dreams. It comes in a large and mini size, but also in this smaller floral bento box that’s perfect to add to your baking basket or any other gift basket you decide to whip up. I love these Sugarfina bento candy boxes for gifts. They’re so unique and simply perfect!

Sugarfina candy trunk

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Mother’s Day Gift Baskets For Moms Who Need Some Relaxation

Cozy Reading Basket

This cozy reading gift basket is so cozy. Add a couple new books, maybe a journal, some tea, snacks, and perhaps a fluffy blanket in her basket. What book nerd wouldn’t love this gift?

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Spa-Themed Basket

A spa-themed basket it truly an excellent idea for any lady needing some rest and rejuvenation. You could include a nice Terry robe, loofahs, candles, body treatments and masks, body lotion, shower gel, and a bath bomb. And, if you’re feeling a little extra, you could include a gift card for a massage to an actual spa in your basket to make your mom feel extra pampered.

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Relax and Renew Gift Baskets

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to send a one-of-a-kind gift basket, then look no further than Simone LeBlanc Gifts. This beautiful crate of goodies will your mom rest and rejuvenate at home. It includes their signature Ember candle and blush linens, a beautiful notecard set, raw blueberry honey from Maine, a glass French press, nectar tea, and a couple a chocolate bars in their keepsake box.

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Staycation Gift Baskets for Mom

This is another beautiful gift basket by Simone LeBlanc Gifts that you could recreate or purchase already put together. Simple as that. This staycation basket includes their signature Ember candle and chocolate bars, a salt soak, a soothing milk bath, a natural sea sponge, and a prompted journal titles “Our Memories & Moments”. How perfect is that?

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Mother’s Day Gift Baskets for the Mom Who Loves Health & Wellness

Natural Beauty Gift Baskets

Does your mom love to pamper herself? Then she’ll absolutely love this already curated box filled with natural beauty products. This box includes a collection of wellness oils, a Slip silk eye mask, votive candles, an organic sea spray, lip polish, rose quartz face roller, organic nail polish, and a blush linen bag. It’s simply perfect.

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Sugarfina Gummy Bear Cleanse

If your mom is a health-nut, she may get a kick out this 7-Day Gummy Bear Cleanse from Sugarfina. “Open the cute gift box to find seven shots of bears in flavors inspired by Pressed Juicery favorites: green juice, roots, citrus and vanilla almond. Tiny but mighty, these better-for-you bears are all-natural, fat-free, and non-GMO, with 30% less sugar than traditional gummy bears plus vitamins A and C. With a shot of bears for each day of the week, it’s a week-long sweet gummy bear treat you can feel good about!”

Sugarfina gummy bear cleanse
Sugarfina gummy bear cleanse

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Mind, Body, & Spirit Gift Basket

This curated box includes everything to your mom will need for her mind, body, and spirit. It includes apothecary flow balancing perfume oil, incense, a brass incense ball, a quart geode, as as a journal titled “Our Dreams & Wishes”.

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Gift Basket Ideas for New Mamas

First Mother’s Day Gift Basket

This beautiful gift basket includes a baby cap and cardigan set, a gingham blanket, a cuddly little bear, star dominoes (for the whole family to enjoy), Canyon coffee (for the new parents to enjoy), and a DIY dog and watercolor paint set (for a big brother or sister to enjoy). This gift also includes adorable little baby moccasins, coffee-infused chocolate bars, and a “Dreams & Wishes” journal for mom all tucked inside a keepsake box. This gift is something the entire family will enjoy, but is perfect for a first Mother’s Day!

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An Heirloom-Inspired Gift Basket for New Moms

And, last but certainly not least, let’s take a peak inside this gift box that includes several heirlooms and keepsakes. This box that you could recreate or simply order already done like the one below, includes a matching baby cap and cardigan, an heirloom cable-knit baby blanket, a soothing candle, “Our Dear One” baby book, a cuddly bear, relaxing body lotion and spray for mom, and a dried bundle of seasonal foliage prepared in the Simone LeBlanc studio. Simply perfection.

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I hope that these homemade Mother’s Day gift basket ideas will inspire you to get create and spoil the ladies in your life with a beautiful and thoughtful gift. Which gift basket do you plan to make for the special woman in your life?

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