Give your mom a custom book of coupons with favors, good deeds, acts of kindness, and all those things you should be doing for your mom every day anyway. Pay it back a little. Printable options can be found here, or you can make your own, get specific, and really show your mom how much you love her.
This awesome homemade piece of art would make a great gift for the literary mom. Especially if you use pages from one of her favorite books. And even more especially if you actually use her initial and not just a random letter. Instructions here.
These are so easy to make, and they're a great way to get creative with your gift. Don't limit it to solid colors either! Get funky! (That is, of course, if you have some artistic ability. Don't get cocky.) Instructions here.
This is perfect for your boozy, Scrabble-loving mom! (We all have one of those!) Bonus points if you spell out words that make sense in both the horizontal and the vertical. Annnnd have fun trying to figure that one out forever! Instructions here.
Even if you aren't artistically inclined, these hand painted bracelets are a great option. You can buy the wooden cuffs from any art supply store, and if you can paint a dot, you can paint a bracelet. And they look totally great! Instructions here.
Start the most adorable little garden for your mom with this mason jar planter. Just make sure your mom is able to keep plants alive, otherwise it might turn mighty sad very quickly... Instructions here.