If you know a mommy to be or a new mom, then you are going to fall in love with these easy DIY gifts for new moms. You can create all 5 gifts in under 20 minutes!! They are super simple, affordable, and all natural. You can give the items individually or as a gift basket. Amazing, right?
Using all of these homemade items personally, I know they truly work and are incredibly well received by friends. Whether you are crafty or not, these gifts are so easy that anyone can do them. Your friends will think you spend hours making these adorable gifts, but it will be your little secret that they only took 20 minutes. The best part is that all of these DIY gifts are incredibly purposeful and useful for a new mom.
Here are my top 5 easy DIY gifts for new moms:
Aside from the essential oils, all of the items for each gift are easily found at your local drugstore, grocery store, or shopping center for only a few bucks. I’ve included affiliate links in this post for your shopping convenience. If you are interested in purchasing essential oils, there is helpful information at the bottom of this post.
Thieves hand purifier
From shopping carts to public door handles to purifying hands post diaper change, this is a must-have for any mom. The best part is that it is free from harsh and synthetic ingredients.
- 4 oz glass spray bottle
- 2 tsp Aloe Vera gel (optional)
- 8-10 drops Vitamin E oil (optional)
- 30 drops Young Living Thieves essential oil blend
- Filtered water
Directions: Add Aloe Vera gel, Vitamin E oil and Thieves essential oil to spray bottle. Fill to the top with filtered water. Shake.
Use: Shake before use. Spray liberally on hands or surfaces and rub together. Repeat as needed.
Note: If you have trouble finding Vitamin E oil, you can purchase Vitamin E capsules from your local drug store. Using a safety pin, poke a hold in 2 capsules and extract the oil.
Stress Away Sugar Scrub
Every mom feels stress at one time or another, but the newborn phase can truly be a stressful time, involving a lot of adjustments. Help new moms relax with this awesome Stress Away Sugar Scrub. Help exfoliate the skin while in the bath or shower and de-stress at the same time.
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 tsp Young Living stress away essential oil blend
- 2 half-pint mason jars
Directions: Mix coconut oil and stress away essential oil blend together well. Add in sugars and stir well until combined. Place in mason jar. Add label.
Use: Apply liberally to hands and feet or skin in need of exfoliation. Rinse and repeat as needed to achieve desired smoothness.
Relaxing Lavender Bath Salts
Another awesome gift for mom to use in the bath for relaxation.
- 1/2 cup Epsom salts
- 1/4 cup baking soda
- 1/4 cup coarse sea salt
- 6 drops Young Living lavender essential oil
- 2 half-pint mason jars
Directions: Mix salts and baking soda together. Add in lavender essential oil. Allow to dry overnight on cookie sheet if desired. Place in mason jars. Apply label and ribbon.
Use: Place 1/2 cup bath salts in warm or hot bath water. Allow to disperse evenly.
Lavender Sleepy Spray
Sometimes it’s hard to relax and fall asleep at night or after night feedings. That’s why this lavender sleepy spray is awesome. It’s relaxing and helps promote healthy, restful sleep!
- 1 tsp witch hazel
- 2 oz filtered water
- 10 drops Young Living lavender essential oil
- 2 oz glass spray bottle
Directions: Add witch hazel and lavender essential oil to glass spray bottle. Mix well. Add filtered water. Shake to blend.
Use: Shake before use. Spray on pillow and sheets before sleep to promote rest and relaxation.
Mood Elevating Joy Roll On
Lots of shifts occur in a mom’s body after a new baby arrives and the postpartum body is seeking to find a normal balance once again. This mood elevating joy roll on can help support emotional balance, while promoting feelings of peace.
- 1 oz grape seed oil or olive oil
- 10 drops Young Living joy essential oil blend
- 1 oz glass roller bottle
Directions: Add grape seed or olive oil and joy essential oil blend to glass roller bottle. Shake and blend well.
Use: Apply over the heart or wrists one to times daily for mood boost.
The best part of all these DIY gifts? They are simple, easy to make, and any new mom would love and appreciate them!
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