14 Lovely Mother's Day Cards You Can DIY

Flower mother's day cards

Hello Wonderful

Skip the store-bought card this year. Instead, add personality and individuality to your Mother's Day by going totally DIY with Mom's card. Get started with these 14 ideas, then let your imagination run wild! We are positive the gesture will go a long way in Mom's eyes.

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    Best Mom in the World Card

    DIY Thank You For Being The Best Mom In The World Card
    Basic Invite

    Get wordy with a font-forward card. The earth tones in this design look stellar printed on natural paper, and as a bonus, download a matching gift tag for a fully coordinated present.

    Best Mom in the World Card from Basic Invite

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    Printable Tropical Petal Card

    DIY Floral Mother's Day Gift Card
    Lia Griffith

    You'll need to print this card out double-sided, but the final product is definitely worth it. Personalize your own message on the inside of the card, then wrap it all up neatly with the watercolor paper petals. Seal the card with a matching sticker and you're good to go!

    Printable Tropical Petal Card from Lia Griffith

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    Funny Mother's Day Cards

    DIY Favorite Child Mother's Day Card

    Tap into Mom's funny bone this year with these winky cards. Perfect for the family that enjoys a good laugh, this set of printable cards is sure to bring joy to your gathering.

    Funny Mother's Day Cards from Landeelu

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    Pastel Scalloped Card

    DIY I Love You Mom Card
    Anna and Blue

    Print a few of these cute little circular tags to construct a card, DIY a gift tag or two, or assemble a simple cake topper. Vary your paper colors and layers to experiment a bit with this simple, pretty design.

    Pastel Scalloped Card from Anna and Blue

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    Watercolor Card

    DIY Watercolor Mom You Are The Best Card
    How About Orange

    Perfect for the artistically-inclined Mom, this lovely printable design looks so close to hand painted that it's sure to impress. Up the ante and add a gift of original artwork or a lovely set of painter's brushes.

    Watercolor Card from How About Orange

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    Floral Heart Mother's Day Card

    DIY Floral Heart Mother's Day Card
    I Should be Mopping the Floor

    Delicate cover art leads the way for a personal message inside this printable, colorful card.

    Floral Heart Mother's Day Card from I Should be Mopping the Floor

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    DIY Embroidered Mother's Day Card

    How About Orange

    Grab your embroidery tools and stitch a greeting for Mom directly into heavyweight paper. This tutorial provides a nice refresher for simple stitches, so it's a great project for first-time embroiderers.

    DIY Embroidered Mother's Day Card from How About Orange

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    DIY Nail Polish Card

    Smart School House

    Not only is this card a quick print-and-go, but it includes an on-theme option for a little gift as well. Finish the present with a gift card for a mani/pedi and truly make Mom's day!

    DIY Nail Polish Card from Smart School House

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    String Flower Card

    Hello Wonderfu

    Kiddos can definitely take part in this one-it's easy enough for little hands and it utilizes a handy template. Just be sure to use a plastic safety needle if your little ones are participating, and get ready to create a lovely piece of art together.

    String Flower Card from Hello Wonderful

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    Washi Tape Lettering Card

    Omiyage Blogs

    Create your own washi tape appliques to pop onto the front of your card this year. Add a contrasting envelope and you've got a polished, handmade gift for Mom.

    Washi Tape Lettering Card from Omiyage Blogs

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    Pom Pom Card

    Design for Soul

    Add both texture and sweetness to your Mother's Day cards with pastel pom poms. Design a happy Momma penguin and her chicks or create a whole jar of glowy fireflies.

    Pom Pom Card from Design for Soul

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    Button Flower Card

    The Best Ideas for Kids

    A perfect use for those spare buttons gathering dust in your sewing box–glue a cluster onto colorful construction paper and add a stem to complete the effect. This is another excellent option for children–no messy paint or tricky cuts needed.

    Button Flower Card from The Best Ideas for Kids

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    DIY Sundae Card

    diy mother's day card
    Smart School House

    Combine your Mother's Day card with a fun dessert activity to celebrate sweetly. Baggie toppings (think: rainbow sprinkles, mini marshmallows, or chocolate chips) and tape to the front of your card. Just add a scoop or two of ice cream and you're ready to party!

    DIY Sundae Card from Smart School House

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    DIY Typography Card

    Lovely Indeed

    Devise your own special message for Mom, and use a craft knife or Cricut machine to cut letters into a piece of colorful cardstock. There are limitless options for text here, so get mushy and personal or flex your funny bone.

    DIY Typography Card from Lovely Indeed