Easy Crystal DIY Gifts for Mom


Easy Crystal DIY Gifts for Mom

Want to wow Mom with magical gifts that she’ll remember for a lifetime this Mother’s Day? These four DIY gifts are amazingly simple yet will delight even the choosiest mother.

Crystal Wine Corks

DIY Raw Crystal Wine Stoppers

If your mom is a wine lover, she wants to keep her favorites fresh. No better way to make a fabulous bottle last than a cork wine stopper — and these raw gemstone wine stoppers give an everyday home accessory the wow factor.

And this one’s genius. Even if you're not-so-crafty, you can do this one. Here’s what you need:

  • Cork wine stoppers, available on Etsy or other home accessories stores
  • Your mom’s favorite raw crystals (her birthstone would be great — or use all her children’s birthstones for a set)
  • Strong glue (we use E6000), available at most craft stores

For easy step-by-step instructions that will walk you through the process of creating this amazing gift, click here.

To add even more of a wow factor, throw in a bottle of her favorite wine, a piece of jewelry set with the birthstones you chose for the corks, or one of these other DIY gift ideas. Read on...

DIY Hidden Gem Candle

Hidden Crystal Candle

Pamper your mom with a set of gorgeous candles set with her favorite stones. If she has a favorite candle fragrance, add some essential oils or other fragrance oils she'll love.

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 or 3 glass cups (available at most department stores)
  • Frosted spray paint (if your mom likes the frosted look)
  • Wax (we use a combination of paraffin and soy for an even burn)
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Cotton or wood wicks with metal plates
  • Pencil
  • Essential or fragrance oils
  • Gemstones (we recommend combining colors for a designer look)
  • An old saucepan or double boiler (you won’t be able to remove all the wax to use the pan for cooking in again — we recommend recycling a thrift shop find)
  • A funnel

To learn how to make this gorgeous Mother's Day gift, follow the step-by-step instructions here.

Gemstone Soap

DIY Gemstone Soap Tutorial

Make every day a spa day for your mom with these stunning crystal-studded soaps. Be sure to leave out the fragrance if she has sensitive skin.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Diamond silicone molds
  • Glycerin soap base
  • Shea butter or another white soap base Food coloring
  • Glass measuring cup
  • Essential oil (optional)
  • Microwave oven

For step-by-step instructions on how to make these lovely soaps, just click here. 

DIY Crystal Terrarium

DIY Crystal Terrarium

If your mom is a plant lover (and what mom isn’t?), this stunning terrarium with easy-care air plants will bring a smile to her face this Mother’s Day.

Here’s what you need:

  • A medium-sized terrarium (a glass container — geometric containers with several flat sides, one of the sides metal, work best with this project)
  • Natural-colored or white sand
  • A measuring cup
  • White pebbles or rocks Several raw crystals
  • Air plants (usually available in department or home improvement stores’ garden section)

For step-by-step instructions that will teach you how to make this gift, follow the simple how-to instructions here.

No matter which of these gifts you make (or why not make them all?), your mom will be sure to have an amazing Mother’s Day!

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