These 15 Mother's Day Craft Ideas Will Make the Whole Family Smile

Memories in the making.

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What better way to spend Mother's Day than by creating something beautiful and making memories with your loved ones? Well, an epic breakfast and bed delivery, for starters, but once that's over, you'll need something to else do to with the family. So read on for fifteen Mother's Day craft ideas that the whole family will enjoy and keep throughout the years. Loving memories in the making, ahead.

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1 Naturally Dyed Linens
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Cheetah is the New Black

If you're on the hunt for a Mother's Day craft idea that'll actually come in handy and look elevated on display, make these naturally dyed linens. The steps are super easy to follow, so your little ones will be able to join you in the fun. From blush tones to rust and icy blue, you can use them as hand towels in the kitchen or bathroom.

2 Baby Book Notes
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This baby book from is the perfect Mother's Day activity for new moms. With beautiful hardback binding in a variety of hue options, you'll get to spotlight special photos and jot down important milestones as they unfold. Even better, it's pretty enough to display on the coffee table.

3 Edible Watercolor Cookies
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Lark & Linen

Edible arts and crafts? Yes please! These watercolor cookies look more like something you'd want to hang up on the wall, but nothing sweet is too pretty to eat, no matter how good your kid's brushstrokes are.

4 Photo Lavender Sachets
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Functional, pretty, and sentimental, these photo-printed lavender sachets hit the Mother's Day craft trifecta. Of course, if lavender isn't your scent of choice, you can always pick another dried floral or tea leaf to stuff you linen fabric pockets with. You'll keep these for years (even if they are just stuffed in the sock drawer).

5 Pounded Flower Tote
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Cutesy Crafts

Moms worldwide could benefit from having more than two hands, and since that's not an option, we recommend settling for this tote instead. The floral print on this bag is created by pounding real flowers with a hammer into the canvas. Lovely, no?

6 Seashell Mobiles
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There's no better way to prep your little ones to be big siblings than by creating something for the one on the way. This DIY seashell mobile is easy enough to make with found items and it'll look lovely hanging above a crib, ready to the lull the baby to sleep.

7 Lemon Sage Epsom Bath Soak
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Lark & Linen

Though this beautiful homemade bath soak looks like something you'd find in a high-end spa, it only take 10 minutes to make. To make the activity last longer, make a few different kinds. There are so many ways to customize it. Then decorate the jars!

8 Floating Flower Wall
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Lark & Linen

Create a floating flower wall to hang in your kid's bedroom as seasonal decor. It'll be fun to work on together and then rewarding to hang up and admire.

9 DIY Candles
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Tell, Love, & Party

Creating a custom candle together that reminds you of each other each time you smell it is such a nice way to spend Mother's Day. You can make candles from complete scratch, or you can purchase a kit that'll give you a little more guidance.

10 White Sage Smudge Stick
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Cheetah is the New Black

Smudge sticks are traditionally used to cleanse the energy of a space, a sentiment that makes the perfect Mother's Day activity, especially when lovingly made together. This one is made with a combination of cleansing white sage, calming lavender, loving rose, and healing rose-hips and yarrow. Aside from sage, you can pick and choose your ingredients and then sage the home together.

11 Succulent Pendant Lamp
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Sugar and Charm

Give both your eye for interiors and your green thumbs a chance to shine with these succulent pendant lamps. Beautiful, bright, and super fun to make.

12 Stick and Loom Weaving
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Meditative and engaging, this stick and loom weaving activity is the perfect thing to keep the kids busy when all you want to is peace, quiet, and relaxation.

13 Citrus Lip Balm
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Lark & Linen

Making lip balm is so much fun for little kids (and adults). It's like dabbling in the world of makeup, but from a safe distance. And while these citrus lip balms are super colorful and pretty, it's also a craft you'll actually get to use.

14 Mini Mermaids
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When it comes to pre-packaged projects that kids love, Seedling rules. It makes it a lot easier for parents since all the craft supplies are ready to go in one place, but there's just as much creative freedom for the kids. This one in particular is their activity.

15 Flower Crown Wreaths
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Cheetah is the New Black

And last but not least, a Mother's Day craft idea that you can wear. Pick your favorite blooms and start crafting flower crowns to and have your royalty known all day long.

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