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5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Give mom the gift of relaxation with natural easy to make 5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts.

Mother’s Day is moving up on the horizon and you may have run out of ideas for what to get your mother or mother-in-law this year. Mothers always appreciate handmade gifts and you don’t have to be a kid to make one either.

Nothing says, “I love you” more than a thoughtful gift. In fact, I receive more “Thank Yous” from handmade gifts than any other. So, skip the roses or gift cards this year and make a relaxing gift your mom will love!

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Add a quick printable Mother’s Day Gift Tag too from the Simple Living Library. Grab it and more!

Chamomile Lavender Body Wash Recipe

#1 Chamomile Lavender Body Wash

Create a powerfully fragrant natural body wash for your mom. Chamomile adds a fruity apple scent to Lavender’s soft floral fragrance in this relaxing body wash recipe. Try it with my Lavender Lemon Sugar Scrub for added exfoliation.

Exfoliate and Nourish Skin with a Natural Skin Tightening Hazelnut Coffee Body Scrub

#2 Hazelnut Coffee Scrub

Whip up an all natural, coffee-infused sugar scrub with ingredients you likely have in your kitchen pantry. This body scrub makes the perfect gift for coffee loving moms!

lavender hand soap

#3 Lavender Goat Milk Hand Soap

You’ll love making this simple soap recipe recently published in my column of Willow Sage Magazine. Perfect mom’s who are gardeners or work a lot with their hands.

Crackling Coffee Bean Soy Candles

#4 Crackling Coffee Bean Soy Candles

If you can’t take your mom to a coffee house on Mother’s Day bring it to her! This recipe captures that coffee house fragrance and you can make these Crackling Coffee Bean soy candles in just an hour!

chamomile lavender milk bath

#5 Soothing Chamomile Lavender Milk Bath

Chamomile and lavender both known for their calming abilities make an extra special treat in this recipe for an all-natural milk bath.

Don’t forget the printable Mother’s Day Gift Tags in the Resource Library to add to your handmade gift.


  1. I feel like I’ve just stepped into my favorite feel-good store! These are awesome!

    1. lifenreflection says:

      LOL, you are so sweet. Thank you!

  2. I think the candle is my favorite, even though the soaps and scrubs are pretty awesome too. Great list of some wonderful ideas for mom. Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

    1. lifenreflection says:

      Thank you Donna, I light my coffee candle almost everyday because I love the aroma!

  3. Your soaps are so beautifully done! Great job. Love the combination of the lavender and goats milk. The lavender chamomile body wash also sounds divine! Thanks for sharing on Create Link Inspire.

    1. lifenreflection says:

      Lavender combined goats milk soap is near heavenly. It’s make a gentle calming soap. Thanks Nadine!

    1. lifenreflection says:

      Oh my goodness, thank you much Jennifer!!

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