Expensive (Looking) Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Broke Daughters

April 25, 2016

Did you accidentally splurge on yourself before checking the date? My birthday is always on or around Mother’s Day and some years I accidentally miss the memo… I know, shame on me. But nothing says love like a handmade gift!

Actually nothing says love like an expensive pair of shoes but hey, moms know you love them.

After a few failed Christmas DIY attempts I was put on a family ban of giving homemade gifts but this was all before the wonderful world of Pinterest. Here is a list of gorgeous items to make your mom swoon with pride of her creative child and feel fabulous all at the same damn time!

For the Stressed Mom:

DIY Mothers Day Gift Broke Coconut Rose Body Scrub

Coconut Rose Body Scrub

DIY Fizzy Bath Bombs

Combine a few of these and make an entire spa day.

Coconut Rose Body Scrub

wow, and yum! This one does look completely lux.

Lavender Aromatherapy Dough for Stress Relief

Play dough is so fun, let your mom relax with this  fun and unique gift.

For the Sentimental Mommy:

floral reef door diy mothers day gift cheap

Flower Basket Reef

I think I will do this one for my Mother-In-Law she loves floral arrangements and it looks gorgeous.

Photo Collage Initial 

All you need are a few of your mom’s favorite photos.

Quote and Photo Board

This one is so chic and has free print outs!

fruit wine diy mothers day giftFor the Drama Mama:

DIY  Plum Wine

Drinks up! 
This one takes a bit of time but I will certainly plan ahead to try this one out.

Ticked Pink Pedicure Kit

Relax and Get Pretty! You can even add the body scrub and bath fizz above.

Mother’s Day Brunch

What mom doesn’t love breakfast, especially when she isn’t the one cooking?!


So many great ideas but the most important thing  for all of the moms in your life is to tell them you love them!

floral reef door diy mothers day gift cheap

Quickly see photos of all of these gift ideas over on my Pinterest Board.

What are you getting the mothers for their day?



31 comments so far.

31 responses to “Expensive (Looking) Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Broke Daughters”

  1. shivani says:

    wow.. you gave some good ideas. Thanks for this post.. you can check my blog
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  2. Jalisa says:

    These are all such fabulous ideas, girl! I love the the first one, as well as the plumed wine, both of which I know my mom would love! Thank so much for sharing these ideas with us and I hope you have an amazing week ahead!


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  3. Haha LOVE this post! So original! 🙂

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  4. Adriana R. says:

    Loved these ideas, so nice! <3

  5. Ambi says:

    These are all such a awesome ideas. I love the ideas for Drama mama 🙂 Thanks for Sharing dear. Have a great day 🙂 x

  6. Noma says:

    Awesome ideas! Love the DIY bath bombs and the plum wine (might just keep that one for myself lol.)

    XoXo Nma

  7. Noma says:

    Awesome ideas! Love the DIY bath bombs and the plum wine (might just keep that one for myself lol.)

    XoXo Noma

  8. Valentina says:

    I miss the memo every year 🙁
    Anyway great gift selection!

  9. berna says:

    Great post, you have a very nice blog! 😀

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  10. Such great ideas,love this post! <3


  11. Lovely ideas, thanks for sharing!
    Kisses, Paola.


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  12. Kate says:

    Lovely ideas! Mother’s Day in the UK was back in March. I usually just get my mum a card and a small gift – this year it was an eye shadow palette. x

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  13. Konstantina Antoniadou says:

    those ideas are amazing!

  14. Christina says:

    I love this blog post idea!! The bath bombs make for such a creative gift. Thanks for sharing!

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  15. Ashley says:

    Amazing ideas- my mom would love these!

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  16. Launna says:

    From a mom’s point of view, since am one… we just want to be remembered. .. these are cute gifts xox ♡
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  17. Lindsey says:

    Love these gift ideas for Mother’s day!

    stay styled,


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  18. Chiara says:

    What a fabulous post, great gifting ideas!



  19. I love your title of this post ha! sooo true. and I love that first coconut rose body scrub…I already have everything to make this so I think I’ll be testing it out for myself first lol

  20. Toyas Tales says:

    These are all great finds for Mother’s Day. I might buy the Plum Wine Kit for myself, lol.

  21. Gabrielle says:

    This is such a lovely post idea as DIY gifts can show so much care and thoughtfulness! The DIY fizzy bath bomb suggestion is a brilliant one, I may just give that a go sometime soon 🙂


  22. Stephanie says:

    These are such cute ideas 🙂

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  23. Camila says:

    This is such a great post, it is always so difficult to find the perfect gift for my mom but this just gave me great ideas! Thank you for sharing!

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  24. Настя says:

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  25. Dana Ivy says:

    Ha! I like how you categorized these gifts! And they are great! I need that scrub in my life!

    Xox Dana Ivy // http://www.iadorewhatilove.com
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  26. hahah i love the title of thi post!
    Not sure what I’m getting her yet, but you got some fun ideas!

    x Sandra


  27. I actually love the idea of putting together a box instead of just splurging on one item. Great ideas!
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