Celebrate the mom in your life this holiday season with a handcrafted gift that shows you care about her as well as about the planet. Our gift guide includes something for everyone. Whether you want to pamper her or make life easier for her, check out this list of handcrafted gifts for the natural mom in your life.


Give Mom a Spa Date at Home

Recreate the spa experience at home by giving mom some handcrafted body essentials. Mountain Rose Herbs offers terrific recipes for Brown Sugar & Vanilla Body Scrub, Tangerine & Ylang Ylang Body Oil, and Clove & Sweet Orange Lip Balm. With no artificial ingredients, these are sure to give any busy mother the pampered feeling they deserve. With many other recipes on their site, it should be easy to find great ideas to create the perfect spa set.


Bring Nature Indoors

You and the kids can create a beautiful, natural mobile to decorate your home. This Earth-Day-inspired craft from the Waldorf School incorporates time with the kids as well as some handcrafted magic to create a whimsical wall hanging or mobile. The easy-to-follow tutorial means even little ones can help, and the time spent making it will be as much treasure as the finished product.


Make Shower Time Easier

Busy moms across the world have learned to appreciate the revelation that is dry shampoo. Washing your mane every day is a luxury when you are on the go, but who wants to put drying chemicals in their hair? This homemade dry shampoo will transform greasy, lifeless hair into tresses fresh and full of body. Include a nice makeup brush for easy application.


Tea Lovers Rejoice

Busy moms and women know you’re lucky if you get to finish your morning tea before it gets cold. This Masala Chai Tea tastes great hot or cold and makes an excellent gift for anyone. The recipe creates an energizing and delicious tea mix that’s easy to prepare. Pair it with a hand-painted mug and you have a perfect gift.


Help Make Laundry Easier

Many are learning about the benefits of wool dryer balls, which help your clothes dry faster and can take the place of harsh chemicals in fabric softeners. Help mom out this holiday season by making a few wool dryer balls for her laundry room. They are simple to make but will be a lifesaver for the natural mom you love.


For the Foodie Mom

Create a gift set of these four finishing salts, which add depth of flavor and finesse to almost any dish. If your wife or mom loves to cook, this is a perfect handcrafted gift. Tuck jars of salts into a box for a simply elegant gift.


Making handcrafted gifts for the natural mom in your life doesn’t have to be hard. Consider what she loves and make something from the heart. Even on a minimal budget, handcrafted gifts are an excellent way to show her you love her this holiday season.

Written by Lillian Hammah

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