Looking for some cool DIY ideas so you can make an awesome DIY gift for your hard to please parents? I am always struggling to find the perfect gift for my Mom and Dad, and it is super important for me to get something nice. After 10 years of shopping and never finding anything truly perfect, I decided to start making their gifts. Wow! I guess I should have realized this sooner, remembering how proud my parents were of pretty much anything I brought home from school. Anything their child makes them, most mothers and fathers automatically love. What better way to show them how much you love them than to make their Christmas gift? A homemade gift also gives them something to show off and brag on you about.
Mom and Dad will love these ideas, and so will you. Inexpensive, creative and cool, these DIY projects will not take too much time to make or break the bank. Perfect presents for Christmas, birthday or Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, be sure to check out all of these ideas to save for when you need them. From kitchen crafts to home decor to gift and spa sets, we found a little something for everyone. Step by step tutorials and instructions so will be able to pull off making the perfect DIY Christmas gifts to give your mother and father.
DIY Gift Ideas for Mom and Dad
1. DIY Family Recipe Book
Family recipes are some of the most treasured things we pass down from generation to generation. However, they often end up in a hodge podge of recipe books and cards. Try this homemade recipe organizer for a family recipe book. Mom and/or Dad will be thrilled you put this together for them.
2. DIY Mid Century Wall Clock
This one is an awesome little showpiece that will have Mom and Dad thinking of you every time they look at the clock. Pretty and modern, but with an obvious handcrafted flair going on with the wood grain, this wall clock will be cherished. Not nearly as hard to make as it looks, you will impress not only your parents, but also yourself when you see you can actually make something this amazing.
3. Sleep Mask
My mother loves sleep masks but is always misplacing them. When I decided to make several for her, I got creative and found fun ideas like these. Personalize one for your mom with these clever slumber masks. Even dads love these – all parents need their sleep, you know?
4. Painted Kitchen Towels
Another neat idea that will be displayed front and center, these kitchen towels make a cool, creative statement. So inexpensive and easy, you can make quite a few of these in no time. This DIY gift is a good one for aunts, uncles and grandparents, too!
5. Paint Dipped Kitchen Utensils
This DIY kitchen decor is so awesome, I am going to have to make some for myself. Choose your own cool color combos in these nifty serving utensils and make boring wooden spoons look like the masterpieces that they are. Dollar stores usually sell these, so you can make a whole set of these for less than $5.