19 Free Mother's Day Cards and Ideas for Small Homemade Gifts.

mother's day cardOn this page, Free Mother's Day Cards, you will find some original, funny, beautiful printable Mother's day cards, and also a few you can find elsewhere.
Check out the cards, and hopefully you'll find something that makes a great gift for that wonderful mother in your life.
Download the cards, print them and write her a message or use one of the Mother's Day poems you also find here.

I am very well aware that the idea of Mother's day is very much supported by all kinds of business people and commercials, but nevertheless I like the idea of sending your mother a card, giving her a present, making something special for her that day - I find that all these things are, if they come from the heart, something that will make her feel appreciated and happy.

Below you will also find ideas for gifts to make for Mother's Day.

If you just need a funny or sweet drawing to put on a gift card or a letter you might want to visit the other page on this site about Mother's day, Mothers Day Clip Art, where you will find many different Mother's day graphics and Mother's day clipart.


1st of 19 Free Mother's Day Cards:

Here is a wonderful card for Mother's day, with red tulips in a watering can, and more tulips above the greeting for a happy Mother's Day.

2nd of 19 Mother's Day Cards:


This beautiful Victorian Mother's Day printable card is actually made from clip art on this website.

The Silhouette of the mother receiving flowers from her daughter is from the page with Victorian silhouette and the ornament are from the page with Victorian ornaments.

So feel free to use clip art from these page to make your own Victorian card.

When printed with 200 dpi the size will be 3,5 x 5 inches.

You will find two more Victorian Mother's Day printable cards below on this page.

3rd of 19 Free Mother's Day Cards:

This first card is about celebrating Mother's Day, with happy hippos and penguins, dancing on a green field with flowers and butterflies.

Size: 9 x 13 cm printed in 300 dpi.



But, what should you give her to go with the card?

• Handmade Lip Balm -- Did you know that you can make your own lip balm for mother easily? All you need is a bit of petroleum jelly and something that will give it scent or flavor - such as cocoa, ground nut powder, or coconut oil. It is an easy gift to make, but it's one she'll appreciate!

• Homemade candles -- If you've never made candles before, it can be a lot of fun to give her a homemade candle as a gift. All you'll need is wax and a contain in which to cast the candle, and some ice can come in handy if you want to make beautiful ice candles. This is a gift that's both beautiful and practical!

You can find an old beautifully decorated cup in a second hand shop and make it into a candle, this would be a great idea for a Mother's Day Gift.


I have borrowed this photo from here, where you will find step by step instructions of how to make the candle.

• Customized Tote Bag -- For the eco-friendly mother that does all her shopping with a cloth tote bag, you can make her an awesome gift using just scraps of fabric you have around your house. Make her a tote bag specifically in her style, and give it to her to show her just how much you love her.

• Coupons -- Most coupons can be found pretty cheaply, but they make a great gift for a mother that likes to save money on shopping, eating out, or going to the movies. Collect a book full of coupons, and gift them to her on this special day. You may not have to spend a single cent, but you can save her a small fortune.

• Surprise Meal -- If you want to show Mom just how much you love her, bring everything you'll need to make her a breakfast in bed on her special day. Spend the night at her house, and wake up early in the morning to surprise her with a special meal.
                                   mother's day breakfast

These are just a few things that you can make for your mother, and you'll find that there are hundreds of great ideas that you can find on Pinterest or by doing a Google Search.


4th of 19 Mother's Day Printable Cards:

A Happy Mother's Day card with roses in different colors tied in a bouquet with forget-me-not.

Size: 13 x 9 cm when printed in 300 dpi.


5th of 19 Mothering Day Cards:

A Mother's day card with the text: "You are the greatest MOM. I love You."

The size is approx 9 x 12 cm (3,5 x 4,7 inches)



Thoughts about Mother's Day: 

The most important thing to remember is that it's your mother's special day, so make Mother's Day a day for her to remember.

As her child, your goal is to show her just how much you love her, and making the gift yourself is so much better than buying it at a store. Of course, it should be something that is practical and usable, but a handmade gift accompanied by a customized card is definitely a good way to let her know that you care enough about her to spend your time making her something she'll love.

Check out the various free Mother's Day cards we have on this page, and see if there's one that catches your eye.
Right click the card to open the more printable version in a new tab. Print it out, but remember that you MUST write a personalized message to your mother.
You can send her a simple message like:

"Mom, thanks for being the best mother a guy or gal could ask for.
You were always there for me when (X-problem in your life), and I've come to appreciate you so much more now that I have grown older (or become a parent). I know I can never repay you for all the hard work you invested in me, but this little card and gift is a token of how much you mean to me."

This message is sure to put tears of happiness in her eyes!


6th of 19 Cards for Mother's Day:

A card made from pink flowers made into the shape of a heart, and with the text:

"We Love You Mom"

The size, printed in 300 dpi: 13 x 9 cm.


7th of these Cards for Mother's Day: 

This card with a picture of the universe and the text: "To the best Mom in the whole Universe" will be great to send for Mother's day, especially if you are a kid and want your mother to know that she is really something special to you.

The size is approx 9 x 12 cm (3,5 x 4,7 inches)


8th of the Cards for Mother's Day:

This card is an old vintage card, a woman holding a pink heart with the text:

"Happy Mother's Day"

and also she is holding some pink roses.

The size is approx 9 x 12 cm (3,5 x 4,7 inches).


I think now is the time and place for giving you some different Mother's day card verses you can use for your card, if you have a hard time thinking of something original to write :-)


Mother's Day Poems:

First a Mother's day verse from a husband and kids:

"You are the perfect
wife and mother.
You bring sunshine
to our days.
We hope you enjoy
this special day.
With love for now
as well as Always."

"My Mother, my friend so dear
throughout my life you're always near.
A tender smile to guide my way
You're the sunshine to light my day."

"My Mom, she's the best,
from her head to her toes.
She's warm and she's soft,
smelling sweet like a rose."

"For all you do
you do with love
You are so special
a gift from above
And with all my heart
I want to say
I love you Mom
Happy Mother's day."

"To My Mother
You mean the world to me.

"I am so lucky to have you around
offering me good advice and
keeping my feet on the ground.
You have always been there for me
throughout any trouble or strife.
You have taught me so many things
about how to get through my daily life.
You mean so much to me that
I thought you should know
I love you very much."

You will find more Mother's day poems below.


 9th Mother's Day Card:

This printable Mother's day card is actually made with a rose clip art, that my own mother gave me years ago.

The text is: "To the best Mom We love you!"

The size is approx 9 x 12 cm (3,5 x 4,7 inches)


10th Free card for Mother's Day:

This card has the simple text: "Happy Mother's Day", and the drawing is a red cat and lots of red kittens.

The size is approx 9 x 12 cm (3,5 x 4,7 inches) but you can of course make it smaller if you like.

 11th Mother's Day Card, with birds:

A beautiful card with birds in different colors and a bird bringing a letter, the greeting is "Happy Mother's Day".

Size 9 x 13 cm printed in 300 dpi.

12th Mother's Day Card:

A card size 9 x 13 cm printed in 300 dpi.

With two birds, maybe a mother bird and child, and some flower pattern.

The text says: MOM, I love you.

More Mother's Day Poems and Verses:

On your special day
the sun shines brightly
here, there and everywhere
'round the world."

"A mother's work is never done,
she works from morning until dawn.
She spreads her love and keeps you warm,
but only once a year we say:
Mother we wish you Happy Mother's Day!"

And here comes two Mother's day verses you can use if you make a card for Mother's day together with some toddlers.

Make some colored fingerprints of the little one as a frame on a card, and write one of these cute verses:

"Dirt and cookie fingerprints
are not too hard to find.
You'll see them on our walls and drawers.
Where I go, they're left behind!
But soon I'll learn to wash my hands
and tuck them by my side.
The walls and drawers clean once more
no grubby marks to hide.
So here I leave my fingerprints
each and every one.
Painted as a reminder
of dirt and cookies and fun.
Happy Mother's Day"

"Fingerprints, fingerprints everywhere!
On the windows and walls, even the chair.
You wipe them and scrub them and wash them away.
But on this card they are here to stay!
I love you Mom! Happy Mother's Day!"


13th Mother's Day Card: Best Mom Ever!

Again a card size 9 x 13 cm printed with 300 dpi.

A card with the text:

Best Mom Ever and a frame of flowers.

14th of the Cards for Mother's Day:

9 x 13 cm printed with 300 dpi, this is a very beautiful card with the two yellow/orange roses on a soft background.

Funny Mother's Day Greeting Card:


16th of the 19 Mother's Day Cards:

This card is made of clip art with colorful butterflies and flowers on a soft pink background.

The text says: "Happy Mother's Day" and the size is 9 x 13 cm printed in 300 dpi.

            17th of the greeting cards for Mother's Day 

Another greeting card with tulips. A bouquet of tulips with a big red bow and a greeting card in the greeting card :-)

Last 2 of the Mother's Day Cards:

As I mentioned in the start of this page there would be one more Victorian card for Mother's Day.

Actually it became 2, just a little different, and here they are.



I will end this page with a Mother's Day poem for the first Mother's day:


Where Would You Like to Go Next?

Printable Cards: Look through the overview
of all the wonderful pages with free printable cards.
Mother's Day Clipart: Free, funny and easy to use clip art for Mother's day greetings.
Precious Moments Clipart: The main page
for all the pages with clipart for the important
and precious moments in our life.
Mother's Day Coloring Pages: Funny and pretty and cute coloring pages for Mother's Day
Happy Mother's day friend: Wonderful clipart with greetings for your friend, and lots of quotes and wishes.   



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