Mother’s Day ideas for homemade cards and gifts

What could be nicer than a homemade card to show your mum how much she means to you? Whether or not you’re new to card making, we’ve got lots of Mother’s Day ideas for cards and gifts that you can make.

From gorgeous flower cards, cute animal cards, and impressive box cards, to some fantastic colourful papers, make your designs stand out with our free printables, papers and templates.

We love to see what you’ve been making, so don’t forget to share photos of your latest papercraft projects with us on Facebook and Twitter, too!

Happy crafting, everyone!

Mother's Day floral card

Flower cards

Flowers are always a firm favourite and there are so many options to choose from. Pick your mother’s favourite blooms to feature on your designs. To help get you started, download florals in sweet pastel shades from our fantastic free printables collection.

Mother's Day free printables downloads

Animal cards

These sophisticated cards come with cute cats and dogs as well as colourful peacocks, all set amid the peaceful gardens and grounds of grand manor houses. Perfect for making your mum feel extra-special! Take a look at these free printables and download them for your cards today.

Easel drawer card

This design creates a handy gift box and card, all in one go! With an easel top to decorate with pretty papers, and a sweet little drawer to conceal a special Mother’s Day gift, make this project using our step-by-step guide.

Flower bud cards

Our floral free papers, toppers and Mother’s Day sentiments combined with a free garden-gate template make it easy to craft a Mother’s Day card in minutes!

Box cards

These fun cards create a great impact. You can adapt the design to include your mother’s favourite things, pastimes or hobbies. This feminine makeup design is perfect for a glamorous mum on Mother’s Day. Download the template and start crafting!

Russian doll cards

These vibrant cards are bursting with colourful appeal. The adorable Russian doll designs are a lovely touch for Mother’s Day, too. View and download these free papers for Mother’s Day projects and more.

Mother's Day cards

Cards with bunting, hearts and butterflies

Lovely shades of pinks and purples work well in this collection of free printable papers, which includes some sweet Mother’s Day card toppers as well as gorgeous patterned papers. Download the free papers today and see what you can create.

3D flower cards

Add extra interest and dimension to your cards by making 3D flowers. Here, a border of blooms with button and string details works really well and provides a cute option for Mother’s Day. Download our collection of free papers, toppers and sentiments today!

Home craft ideas

Mother’s Day gift ideas

We’ve also got some great handmade papercraft gift ideas, so why not get crafting and make something special for your mum this Mother’s Day.

You can also treat your mum to a subscription to Papercraft inspirations. Find out more about our latest subscription offers for print and digital editions of the magazine.

More Mother’s Day ideas

Find more fantastic free printables, papers and templates in our Downloads section.

Take a look at our Mother’s Day Pinterest board too.


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